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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

GRADUATING ASSOCIATE DEAN SAYS ‘IT’S ALL ABOUT THE STUDENTS’

Courtesy of UA Little Rock Office of Communications, May 17, 2019 A well-known associate dean at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock said he is looking forward to helping the “most important people on campus” after completing his college education….

CWDSA Spring Class of 2019!

Congratulations to our CWDSA Scholars! Pictured above are Akeia Joyner, Charles Bryant, Tristan Branstetter, Makala Clayton, Kristen Gregory, Gayla Pace, Micaela Whitelow, Tanecia Stanley, and Alexus Fyer. Not pictured but also CWDSA college graduates, are Deja Avery and Zhada Lee.

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.

GRADUATING ASSOCIATE DEAN SAYS ‘IT’S ALL ABOUT THE STUDENTS’

Courtesy of UA Little Rock Office of Communications, May 17, 2019 A well-known associate dean at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock said he is looking forward to helping the “most important people on campus” after completing his college education….

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CWDSA Spring Class of 2019!

Congratulations to our CWDSA Scholars! Pictured above are Akeia Joyner, Charles Bryant, Tristan Branstetter, Makala Clayton, Kristen Gregory, Gayla Pace, Micaela Whitelow, Tanecia Stanley, and Alexus Fyer. Not pictured but also CWDSA college graduates, are Deja Avery and Zhada Lee.

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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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