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 virtual program for Arkansas high school seniors 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 virtually on the afternoon of June 10, 2020 and the morning of June 11, 2020.  As this is a virtual experience, all students must have access to a computer or tablet.

I have other questions, who do I contact?

If you have any additional questions, please contact Dr. Brett Bruner, Dean of Student Engagement at

i'm interested, how do I apply?

Click on the link below to apply for this amazing opportunity!  Priority deadline is Friday, May 26, 2020


First-Generation Institute Application