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    For Educators

    As an educator, you are aware that many factors outside the classroom can impact student success. Learn how the Donaldson Scholars program can help your students. APPLY NOW.

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    For Parents

    Prepare your student for success to increase their chance of graduating high school and obtaining a college degree. APPLY NOW!

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About Donaldson Scholars

The Charles W. Donaldson Scholars Academy aims to increase high school graduation rates of students while preparing them for college success starting while they are in grades 9-12.

How To Apply

The Donaldson Academy will help you realize your dreams by preparing you for a college education and helping to ensure your success once you are admitted to college. Apply now to find out how!

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Scholarship Opps

There are many benefits to becoming a Donaldson Scholar including the opportunity to earn a $2,500 annual scholarship, renewable for up to four years to one of two central Arkansas colleges.

Donaldson Scholars in the News

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2016-17 Saturday Academy Dates

Welcome 2016-17 Donaldson Scholars. See the full list of Saturday Academy dates.

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Donaldson Academy graduates its first class

After three marathon weeks of 12-hour instructional days with campus faculty and UALR student coaches, all 58 of the Donaldson Scholars Academy students are now planning on attending college at UALR or another school.

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Pilot program reverses the odds for incoming freshman

In the summer of 2013, Student Success professionals at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock launched a new program that yielded amazing results for 44 recent high school graduates.

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2016-17 Saturday Academy Dates

Welcome 2016-17 Donaldson Scholars. See the full list of Saturday Academy dates.

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Donaldson Academy: Failure is NOT an option!

Learn more about the Charles W. Donaldson Academy at donaldsonscholars.org/about

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Registration open for PCSSD students: apply now

Pulaski County Special School District students: Apply Now!

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