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EACC Foundation’s Community Leader Scholarship Application

April 23, 2014

East Arkansas Community College

Press Release

East Arkansas Community College Foundation Community Leader Scholarship

East Arkansas Community College Foundation offers high school students the opportunity to apply for the EACC Foundation’s Community Leader Scholarship. The scholarship was created in 2006 to assist EACC students who have demonstrated leadership skills in their community. The scholarship requires the student to be a current volunteer in projects or organizations which focus on community service and volunteerism.  To be eligible for consideration applicants must:

  • Be an entering freshman at East Arkansas Community College with no more than 18 hours of completed college credit
  • Enroll as a full-time (at least 12 hours) student at EACC
  • Have achieved and maintained a cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Be a current volunteer in projects or organizations that focus on community service and volunteerism (non-school related organization)
  • Submit one (1) signed letter of recommendation from an adult leader involved with the program (non-family member)
  • Submit two (2) additional signed letters of recommendation
  • Submit a one (1) page personal letter explaining why he/she feels qualified to receive this scholarship
  • Submit high school transcript (and college if applicable)

The deadline for applications is May 2. For additional application information and complete details of the Community Leadership Scholarship, please contact the Financial Aid Offices at 870-633-4480 ext. 225 or 227 or call toll-free 1-877-797-EACC.



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