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Donors honor memory of Michael Allen Lasiter with UALR scholarship

Former friends and colleagues are honoring the memory of Arkansas construction industry leader Michael Allen Lasiter by donating $60,000 toward helping future civil and construction engineering students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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Butterfly Swamp Fun Run leads to UALR scholarship

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have a new scholarship option, thanks to the efforts of a family still coping with the tragic loss of two children. Continue reading “Butterfly Swamp Fun Run leads to UALR scholarship”

Self-made millionaire donates $1 million to UALR for scholarships

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been selected for a $1 million endowment that will support scholarships for nontraditional college students who want to return to school to finish their college education. Continue reading “Self-made millionaire donates $1 million to UALR for scholarships”

Keltner Scholarship helps fulfill college dreams for single mothers

UALR graduate Monica McDaniel – who at one time supported four children on her salary as a cocktail waitress and bartender – calls Phyllis A. Keltner her “dream maker.” Continue reading “Keltner Scholarship helps fulfill college dreams for single mothers”

Students encouraged to seek scholarships, avoid debt

Fifty-five percent of Arkansas students will graduate from college with an average debt of $23,324, according to the latest figures available through the California-based Institute for College Access and Success.
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Numerous scholarships still available, Feb.1 deadline

Are you are first-time freshman, returning to school after taking time off, or transferring from a two-year college? Regardless of your academic niche, scholarships abound at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Apply now. Continue reading “Numerous scholarships still available, Feb.1 deadline”

Scholarship reaches full endowment, recipient earned trip to D.C.

The Stonewall Scholarship at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has reached full endowment thanks to help from money raised at a recent fundraiser in Washington D.C., hosted by the scholarship founders. Continue reading “Scholarship reaches full endowment, recipient earned trip to D.C.”