Scholarships

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African and African American Studies is here to offer support, mentorship and resources for students. AAST majors are present and active in a number of student organizations, receive scholarships and earn scholarly awards for their work. The AAST program is proud to support our scholars. Learn more about scholarship opportunities in our program. 

Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year are closed

Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are due: February 14, 2020


LIST OF AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES SCHOLARSHIPS: 

  • African American Studies Study Abroad Fund: Study abroad scholarship
  • African American Studies Scholarship: 
    For students majoring or minoring in African and African American Studies.
  • Bayard Rustin Endowed Scholarship in African American Studies:
    Juniors and seniors in good academic standing who has an interest in promoting human rights. Includes internship requirement.
  • Dillard’s and CDI, LLC Endowed Scholarship in African American Studies:
    Preference to Arkansas resident major in Engineering.
  • L E “Gene” and Jean Hudson Scholarship
  • Ronnie Brewer Endowed Scholarship in African and African American Studies:
    Preference to Arkansas resident with interest in pursuing journalism as a career.

For scholarship information, contact Dr. Valandra at valandra@uark.edu or 479-575-3525.


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