Linda K. Overstreet Scholarship

The Center for Educational Access (CEA) invites you to apply for the 2017-18 Linda K. Overstreet Scholarship, which is awarded on a competitive basis each academic year to a University of Arkansas undergraduate or graduate student with demonstrated financial need, and who meets the criteria listed below:


  1. Enrolled full-time or part-time, and degree-seeking (preference given to students pursuing a graduate degree in English)
  2. Diagnosed with a physical disability, i.e. Cerebral Palsy, a mobility/orthopedic limitation, hard of hearing/Deaf, visual disability, traumatic brain injury, etc.
  3. Registered with the University of Arkansas Center for Educational Access
  4. Demonstrated personal and academic achievement – min. 2.0 GPA
  5. Demonstrated financial need and merit – must have FASFA on file

Applications must be typed and include:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Letter of interest (one page)

Return completed application and all materials by March 31, 2017 to:

Carolyn Collins
325 Administration Building
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Alternatively, you may submit application materials via email to Carolyn Collins at The application deadline is March 31, 2017.