Leslie and Faye Beard Scholarship
- The recipient(s) must be an incoming freshman.
- First preference will be given to a student(s) from southeast Arkansas; and second preference from the state Arkansas.
- The recipient(s) must be a Teacher Education major and be committed to teaching in a southeast Arkansas school district for at least five (5) years after college graduation.
- The recipient(s) must have at least a 2.5 high school GPA for initial selection
- In addition, the candidate must display positive leadership skills and potential to succeed academically in college.
This scholarship is awarded for only the upcoming fall semester if the applicant meets the GPA and enrollment requirements specified for the award.