SouthArk Scholarship

The El Dorado Jaycees Scholarship with the South Arkansas Community College Foundation.  It was established in 2001 by the general membership of the El Dorado Jaycees.  The chapter entered into a five year funding drive to endow the scholarship begining in 2006.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in college or high school coursework
  • Enrolled in at least twelve (12 hours) each semester for a full-time student
  • Enrolled in at least six (6 hours) each semester for a part-time student
  • Available to new and current students
  • Available to students who are either Jaycee members or immediate family members of a Jaycee, including children, siblings, spouses, and parents.  Qualified applicants who are not members of the Jaycees will have an opportunity to join the organization.
  • Students must demonstrate leadership qualities as evidenced by participation in community service, civic organizations, and/or school-related organizations.  Students will submit a short essay of approximately 400 words describing the qualities of a leader and how he or she demonstrates those qualities.

Award

Pays up to $250 per semester for tuition, mandatory fees, and/or books and supplies based on availability of funds

Renewal Criteria

  • Based on completion of at least twelve (12) hours each semester for full-time students and six (6) hours each semester for part-time students and a 2.5 GPA
  • Must submit renewal application by applicable due date

Visit the South Arkansas Community College web site to apply.