Private Donor Scholarships

Private Donor Scholarships

Private Donor Scholarships at UALR are available for current students who meet the scholarship criteria.

  • If you currently have a UALR private scholarship, it may be renewable. The scholarship cannot be renewed unless there is a current application on file.
  • Private scholarship awards may impact other sources of financial aid administered through UALR.
  • All scholarship recipients are required to write a personal letter of thanks to the donor before scholarship funds are posted.
  • Private scholarship funds are awarded based on availability of funds.
  • The General Scholarship Application be found here.

 

University of Arkansas Foundation Scholarships

Blakley E. Miles Memorial Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Blakley E. Miles, reward students whose work will represent the ideals held by Ms. Miles during her lifetime, and to provide educational related expenses, including but not limited to tuition, books, fees, and room and board for students pursuing a juris doctorate at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.

Requirements:

Recipient shall be an incoming first-year full- or part-time student.  Preference shall be given to African American women graduating from Arkansas high schools or universities; demonstrate financial need; and possess attributes of leadership, character, respect, and service.

 

Brenda Simpson Book Award

Purpose:

The purpose of the book award shall be to provide assistance for education related expenses, including but not limited to the costs of books, supplies, fees, and any other expenses related to attending law school.

Requirements:

The recipient shall be a non-traditional student in good standing and is a US Veteran or a spouse or child of a veteran. Financial Aid will be considered.

Essay:

Applicants must submit a 500 words or less describing how they will incorporate the values and experiences of their military service into their new legal profession.

 

Brett Gary Blakney Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory Brett Blakney and provide educational related expenses, including but not limited to tuition, books, fees, and room and board for students pursuing a degree at the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Requirements:

Recipient shall be a full- or part-time first year student majoring in law.  Preferences shall be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

 

Jewell Minnis Scholarship Fund

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Jewell Minnis.

Requirements:

Recipient will be a first year law student at the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

 

Arkansas Bar Foundation Scholarships

Recipients of Arkansas Bar Foundation Scholarships must be able to attend the Arkansas Bar Foundation Scholarship Dinner on the evening of October 28, 2016

 

ABF Scholarship in Memory of U.M. Rose, Edward Wright

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Bernard and Bud Whetstone Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Bernard and Bud Whetstone.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Brian Miller Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Brian Miller.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student planning to engage in trial work.

 

Col. C.E. Ransick Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Col. C.E. Ransick.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

C.R. Warner Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of C.R. Warner.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

David Solomon Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of David Solomon.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need from Phillips County and eastern Arkansas.

 

E. Charles Eichenbaum Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of E. Charles Eichenbaum.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a 2L or 3L student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Edward Lester Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Edward Lester.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Friday, Eldridge & Clark/Hershel H. Friday Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Hershel H. Friday.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a 2L or 3L student with financial need and a cumulative LGPA of at least 3.25.

 

Guy Amsler Jr. Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Guy Amsler, Jr.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a 2L or 3L student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Harry P. Warner Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Harry P. Warner.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 
James A. Larrison, Jr. Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of James A. Larrison, Jr.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need.

 

Judge Henry Woods Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Judge Henry Woods.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Judge J. Smith Henley

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Judge J. Smith Henley.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Justice J. Frank Holt

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Justice J. Frank Holt.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Justice John A. Fogleman

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Justice John A. Fogleman.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a 2L or 3L student with financial need and academic merit.

 

McKinley Family Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of the McKinley Family.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit from Arkansas County or First Congressional District.

 

R.A. Eilbott, Jr. Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of R.A. Eilbott, Jr.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need, an interest in criminal law, and from southeast Arkansas.

 

Rather, Beyer & Harper Scholarship

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Rose Law Firm

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Roxanne Tomhave Wilson

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Roxanne Tomhave Wilson.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a female, 1L student with financial need and academic merit.

 

Ruth Huskey & John Brunson Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of Ruth Huskey and John Brunson.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

U.M. Rose Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of U.M. Rose.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

 

W. Jane Knight Scholarship

Purpose:

To honor the memory of W. Jane Knight.

Requirements:

Preference will be given to a part-time student with financial need.

 

Wright, Lindsey & Jenkins LLP Scholarship

Requirements:

Preference will be given to student in the top third of the class, has financial need, has potential to succeed as a lawyer, and intends to practice in Arkansas.