Private Donor Scholarships

Private Donor Scholarships

Private Donor Scholarships at UA Little Rock are available for current students who meet the scholarship criteria.

  • If you currently have a UA Little Rock 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 UA Little Rock.
  • All scholarship recipients are required to write a personal letter of thanks to the donor before scholarship funds are posted.
  • Private scholarships are awarded based on availability of funds and are subject to change.
  • The Scholarship Application can be found here.

 

University of Arkansas Foundation Scholarships

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.

Essay:
Applicants must submit a statement of 500 words or less describing their financial need, the experiences in their life that lead them to apply to law school and how they plan to use their law degree.

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.

John N. Stern Scholars Fund
Purpose:
The purpose of the scholars fund is to honor the career and service of John N. Stern.  Provide educational related expenses to first year students enrolled in the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to students demonstrating Mr. Stern’s attributes of intelligence, initiative, and enthusiasm for learning.

Requirements:
Recipient shall be a resident of Arkansas and be enrolled as a full-time first year law student. Preference shall be given to students from Jefferson County, demonstrate attributes of intelligence, initiative, and enthusiasm for learning.

Thomas Erskine Downie Award
Purpose:
The purpose of the award is to honor the memory of Thomas E. Downie.

Requirements:
Recipient shall receive the highest grade in Legal Ethics.

Arkansas Bar Foundation Scholarships

ABF Scholarship in Memory of U.M. Rose, Edward Wright
Requirements:
Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

Austin McCaskill Scholarship
Purpose:
To honor Austin McCaskill

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 MacMillan Scholarship
Purpose:
To honor the memory of Brian MacMillian

Requirements:
Recipient shall be 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
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 Scholarship

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

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

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 Thomas Clark Trimble Scholarship
Purpose:
To honor the memory of Judge Thomas Clark Trimble

Requirements:
Recipient shall have academic merit and an interest in the federal judiciary.

Judge William R. Overton Scholarship
Purpose:
To honor the memory of Judge William R. Overton

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

Justice George Rose Smith Scholarship
Purpose:
To honor Justice George Rose Smith

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

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.

Sebastian County Bar Association Scholarship
Requirements:
Preference will be given to a student with financial need and academic merit.

The Shackleford Scholarship
Purpose:
To honor the memory of the Shackleford family.

Requirements:
Preference will be given to a student from the El Dorado area.

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
Purpose:
To honor the memory of W. Jane Knight

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

Wilson & Associates Ethics Scholarship
Requirements:
Recipient must have received the top paper in Ethics.

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.