Will you be the first in your family to attend college? Arkansas Tech University is hosting a special summer institute to help you start this exciting journey!
Check out the page below for more information!
WHAT is the First-Generation Institute?
The First-Generation Institute is a free, two-day program for rising Arkansas high
school seniors in the Class of 2022. Both an in-person option for 30 students and
a virtual program will be held.
WHAT will we do during the institute?
During the First-Generation Institute you'll have the opportunity to:
- Interact with current ATU Students
- Discover excellent academic opportunities
- Gain a better understanding of life as a college student
- Learn about ways to finance your education
- Discover ways to get involved outside the classroom
When/Where is the Institute?
Two programs will be held during 2021.
The in-person First-Generation Institute will be held June 9-10, 2021 at Arkansas Tech.
The virtual First-Generation Institute will be held virtually on the afternoon of
June 16, 2021 and the morning of June 17, 2021. As this is a virtual experience,
all students must have access to a computer or tablet.
WHAT WILL BE PROVIDED?
For the in-person program, housing for the evening of June 9, meals on June 9 & 10,
and transportation to and from Arkansas Tech will be provided free of charge.
I have other questions, who do I contact?
If you have any additional questions, please contact Dr. Brett Bruner, Dean of Student
Engagement, at email@example.com.
i'm interested, how do I apply?
Click on the link below to apply for this amazing opportunity! Priority deadline is Friday, May 28, 2021.