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Foundation Scholarships

The following ASU-Beebe Foundation Scholarships are privately funded, and may be used for coursework at any ASU-Beebe campus.

ASU-Beebe Foundation Scholarships may be awarded for both fall and spring semesters, depending upon the scholarship requirements being met. All scholarships are awarded based on the availability of funds. 

A completed scholarship application includes: scholarship application, completed application for admission, and a current high school transcript.

Detailed scholarship requirements and application packets are available through area high schools, or may be picked up at the ASU-Beebe Office of Enrollment Management.

To establish or contribute to an ASU-Beebe scholarship, contact the ASU-Beebe Office of Institutional Advancement at (501) 882-8855, or visit the website at www.asub.edu.

Ruth Couch Endowment Memorial Scholarship   

The scholarship was established in 2005 by the late Dr. Ruth L. Couch, emeritus professor of English and former vice chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Requirements:

The scholarship is available to a freshman or sophomore students in all academic majors; must be enrolled full-time in at least 12 credit hours at any Arkansas State University-Beebe campus during the semester of the award; must be an Arkansas resident; must have completed at least 12 credit hours of college course work (classification of second-semester freshman or higher); must be in good academic standing.

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a satisfactory grade point average of 2.5 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester. 

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017   

 

Sharae Elizabeth Jones Memorial Scholarship

The Sharae Elizabeth Jones Memorial Scholarship, formerly known as Jones Family Trust, is given in memory of Sharae Jones.

Requirements:

Eligibility requires that the student is a full-time sophomore student (24 credit hours completed); has a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average their senior year or freshman year at ASU-Beebe; must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours; was not a recipient of a federally funded grant. Consideration will be given to a self-supported student or if student comes from household with annual income of less than $40K (non-adjusted gross income).

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a satisfactory grade point average of 3.0 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester. 

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

James and Wilma Beard Scholarship

The scholarship was given by the late Wilma Beard, long-time chair of the English and Fine Arts Division, in memory of her husband, James Beard.

Requirements:

The scholarship is available to a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours. 

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a satisfactory grade point average of 2.5 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester. 

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Denver and Ruby Nettles Scholarship

The Denver and Ruby Nettles scholarship is a memorial scholarship, established in memory of Denver E. Nettles, a former assistant professor and division chair of the agriculture department at ASU-Beebe.

Requirements:

The scholarship is available to a freshman or sophomore agriculture major, with an emphasis on academic achievement. Consideration will be given toward financial need. 

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition, book purchases, or residence hall fees beginning in the fall semester.

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a satisfactory grade point average of 2.5 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester. 

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Spradlin Family Scholarship

The Spradlin Family Scholarship is available to an entering freshman, who is a Beebe High School graduating senior at the time of application, with consideration given to math and science majors.

Requirements:

Must be a Beebe High School graduate; must have applied to and been accepted to Arkansas State University-Beebe; must have a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average; must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member, administrator, or counselor; must submit a letter outlining personal goals.

Award amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a satisfactory grade point average of 3.0 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester. 

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

R.V. Powell Memorial Scholarship

The R.V. Powell Scholarship was established in memory of R.V. Powell, a longtime local businessman and friend of ASU-Beebe.

Requirements:

The scholarship is available to freshmen agriculture majors, with an emphasis on academic achievement and agriculture related participation while in high school. 

Award amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a satisfactory grade point average of 2.5 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester.    

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Development Council Endowment Scholarship – Campaign for the next Generation

The ASU-Beebe Development Council is a group of community leaders and friends of the university, who combine efforts to secure private funding and increase endowments to benefit students choosing to attend ASU-Beebe. The Development Council Endowment Scholarship was established in 2005

Requirements:

The scholarship is available to a sophomore student, who has completed 24 credit hours at ASU-Beebe; must be enrolled full-time in at least 12 credit hours; must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 during the freshman year.

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a satisfactory grade point average of 2.5 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester. 

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Eoff Family Scholarship

The Eoff Family Scholarship was endowed in 2006 by Cathy Eoff, owner of Eoff & Associates Realty in Beebe, as a tribute to her family for their dedication to education.

Requirements:

The scholarship is available to a freshman student enrolled full-time in at least 12 credit hours.

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester. 

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a grade point average of 3.0 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester.

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Brenda Shurley Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2003, and is made available by Brenda Shurley of Cabot, owner of the Shurley Method.

Requirements:

The scholarship is available to a sophomore, education major, who is enrolled full-time in at least 12 credit hours.

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.  

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a grade point average of 2.5 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester.

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Larry Sims Agricultural Scholarship

The scholarship was established by Marchia Sims, retired ASU-Beebe employee, in memory of her husband Larry Sims, who was a former student of Arkansas State University-Beebe and a long-time employee of the Arkansas Plant Board.

Requirements:

Selection of the recipient will be made by the agriculture faculty. Recipient must major in agriculture; must have a cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.5 at the time of the application; must be a graduate of an Arkansas high school; must be a freshman in the spring semester at ASU-Beebe (29 hours or fewer) at the time of application; must be registered in at least 12 credit hours for the fall semester; must demonstrate financial need.

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition, fees, books, or other school expenses beginning in the fall semester.

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a satisfactory grade point average of 2.5 during the fall semester and must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester.

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Pizza Pro Scholarship

The Pizza Pro Scholarship is available to sophomore students enrolled full-time in at least 12 credit hours. 

Requirements:

Must be a second year student at ASU-Beebe; must have a minimum cumulative 2.75 grade point average; must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, with consideration given toward business majors; must live within a sixty-mile radius of Beebe.

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.  

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a grade point average of 2.75 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester.

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Billy F. Powell Scholarship

The scholarship was established by Mary Powell in 2011 in memory of her husband, Billy Powell. A former retired Methodist minister, Powell was a respected student advisor and instructor of psychology at ASU-Beebe at the time of his death.

Requirements:

Must be majoring in psychology or education; must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 at the time of the application; must be a graduate of any high school in White County, Lonoke County or Pulaski County; must be a freshman at ASU-Beebe (29 hours or fewer) at the time of application and be enrolled for at least 12 hours; may not be a recipient of a Freshman Academic Scholarship at the time of the application; must demonstrate financial need.

Award Amount:                         

The scholarship pays toward tuition or books beginning in the fall semester.  

Renewal conditions:

The student must enrolled in at least 12 hours and have a grade point average of 2.75 during the fall and spring semester.

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

E.H. and Ruth Abington Scholarship

The scholarship is available to sophomore students enrolled full-time in at least 12 credit hours.

Requirements:

Must have completed two semesters at ASU-Beebe as a full-time student; must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 at the time of the award; must not be a recipient of a Freshman Academic Scholarship at the time of application.

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.  

Renewal conditions:

Must complete at least 12 semester hours with a grade point average of 3.0 during the first semester of the award (fall) to be eligible for a second semester award.

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Doris Sue Waddle-Whittaker Scholarship

The scholarship is available to freshman first-year nursing student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours. The Doris Sue Waddle-Whittaker Scholarship was endowed in 2004 by the family as a memorial to the former student and nurse.  

Requirements:

Must be a first year ASU-Searcy nursing student, with preference given to non-traditional student expressing financial need.

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.  

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a grade point average of 2.75 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester.

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

W.H. Owen Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is for sophomore students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours. The scholarship was established in memory of former ASU-Beebe chancellor, W.H. Owen Jr.

Requirements:

Eligibility requires that the student is a full-time student (24 credit hours completed) at ASU-Beebe for the freshman year; has a minimum cumulative 3.5 grade point average; must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours; and was not a recipient of an ASU-Beebe Freshman Academic Scholarship. Consideration will be given based on student involvement and contribution to the ASU-Beebe community.

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.  

Renewal conditions:

The student must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and must achieve a 3.5 grade point average during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester.

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

England Challenge Scholarship

The scholarship is for sophomore students working toward a career in education. The scholarship was endowed in 1996 by the late Walter England, emeritus associate professor of education and former ASU-Beebe Dean.

Requirements:

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who intends to seek an education degree upon transfer to a four-year school; must have a grade point average of at least 3.25 for at least 24 ASU-Beebe credit hours during their freshman year at the time of the award; cannot have received a Freshman Academic Scholarship at the time of their initial enrollment at ASU-Beebe. 

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition beginning in the fall semester.  

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a grade point average of 3.25 during the fall semester to be considered for renewal of the scholarship for the spring semester.

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Leon and Virginia Shanack Scholarship

The scholarship is for freshman students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.

Requirements:

This scholarship is for an entering freshman, or current student, with consideration given toward financial need. 

Award Amount:

The scholarship pays toward tuition.

Renewal conditions:

The student must achieve a grade point average of 3.0 to be considered for renewal of the scholarship the following semester.

Application Deadline:

June 1 2017

 

Linda Jo Welch Scholarship

The scholarship is for sophomore students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours. The scholarship was named in memory of the late Linda Jo Welch, who was a business instructor at ASU-Beebe at the time of her death.

Requirements:

Must be a business major; must be classified as a sophomore (minimum 24 semester hours earned) at the time of application; must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours during the semester for which the scholarship is awarded; must complete an application, which is available through the Business Department.

Award Amount:

May be used for tuition, with consideration given for residence hall fees, book expenses, etc. 

Renewal conditions:

None

Application Deadline:

Nov. 14 for the spring semester