Fifteen years after she graduated from high propagandize in Fordyce, Waynette Lochridge Franklin nervously took a Compass Test to enter a two-year college program.
“When we started college all we wanted to do was pass and not confuse myself,” a UALR youth said. “I had been out of high propagandize for 15 years, and we lacked certainty in my abilities. What we found is not usually did we pass, we excelled.”
“That knowledge gave me a enterprise to teach, though primarily my idea was to be a purebred nurse. After holding several grant courses, we detected we had a niche for science,” she said.
“Nursing is a smashing career for some people, and we would have been a good nurse, though we truly feel like training is where we will make a biggest impact on my life and others.”
Franklin graduated with an associate’s class from Southeast Arkansas College with high honors and a blossoming enterprise to turn a grant teacher. Thanks to UALR and a Shelby Breedlove Scholarship, she is good on her way.
“While removing a college class might seem out of strech financially, everybody needs to comprehend there are several scholarships available. All we have to do is ask someone in financial assist that scholarships are accessible for you. It’s easy!” – Natalie Newkirk, 2012 Shelby Breedlove Scholar and Speech Pathology major
The included grant for students transferring to UALR from a two-year establishment in Arkansas offers adult to $16,000 for dual years. Recipients are compulsory to have 45 negotiable credit hours and a accumulative send class indicate normal of during slightest 3.25.
Stephanie Conrad, a private grant coordinator, can assistance meddlesome students with applications. Her bureau is located in room 215 of a UALR Student Services Center. Contact her during 501-683-7650.
“I betrothed my grandmother and my mom … we am going to college.” When that doorway opened, we never looked back.” –Toby Daughtery, Shelby Breedlove Scholar and School of Social Work graduate; Keynote debate during 2011 Achieving a Dream Strategy Institute Conference
“Education is never out of strech for anyone, if they wish it bad enough,” Franklin said. “Determination and diligence are pivotal to anticipating financial assistance. Age or financial ability should never be a tying cause on either or not someone pursues a aloft education.
“It’s not easy, though zero value doing ever is.”
Learn how to request for send scholarships during the UALR Admissions Transfer Scholarships site.