This scholarship is only awarded during the student's high school senior year.
What the Scholarship Covers:
A) The ASTATE Leadership Scholarship provides the following annual (split between Fall and Spring terms) award amounts:
29 ACT - $5000 and an allowance for ASUJ housing valued at a maximum of $3720
28 ACT - $4500 and an allowance for ASUJ housing valued at a maximum of $3720
B) The scholarship pays for courses (excluding correspondence) taken on the Arkansas State University-Jonesboro campus only. Awards are contingent upon the availability of funds and housing scholarships are contingent upon the availability of on-campus housing.
C) This scholarship is awarded for the duration of eight consecutive semesters or through completion of the undergraduate degree, whichever occurs first, provided the student maintains all scholarship requirements.
D) Students who decline to live in an ASUJ residence hall will not receive the financial equivalent for off-campus living.
How to Qualify:
A) The scholarship is awarded during the senior year to U.S. citizens who are graduating high school.
B) Students must be admitted to the university. This includes submitting an admissions application with fee, official ACT or SAT scores and official six -semester transcript.
C) Students must have an ACT composite score of 28-29 and a high school minimum GPA of 3.50 on a six-semester transcript.
D) Scholarship deadline is December 1 of high school senior year and award letters will be mailed the third week of December. All awards are based upon state-supported available funds.
E) A limited number of awards are available.