First-Gen Institute

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 Arkansas high school seniors in the Class of 2020 and high school juniors in the Class of 2021.

WHAT will we do during the institute?

During the First-Generation Institute you'll have the opportunity to:

When/Where is the Institute?

The First-Generation Institute will be held June 13-14, 2019 at Arkansas Tech. Transportation to and from Arkansas Tech will be provided free of charge. 

WHat will be provided?

Housing for the evening of June 13, Meals on June 13 & 14 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 or 479-968-0276

i'm interested, how do I apply?

Click on the link below to apply for this amazing opportunity!  Priority deadline is Friday, May 17, 2019


First-Generation Institute Application