Foundation grant to support Hendrix Aspire Scholars Program
Ark. (August 2, 2023) — Hendrix College has been awarded a $10,000 grant from
the Arvest Foundation to support the College’s Aspire Scholars Program.
presentation was made today in the Mary Ann and David Dawkins Welcome Center by
Arvest Bank Community President for Conway Brooks Davis.
Arvest Foundation is excited to make an investment in Hendrix College, which is
a highly esteemed and dynamic institution in our community,” said Davis.
Since its inception in 2015, the Hendrix Aspire Scholarship Program
has promoted economic diversity among the student body by identifying talented
Arkansas students who will succeed in the classroom. In addition to generous financial
assistance, students receive mentoring and other support from the Office for
Diversity and Inclusion. Since 2015, Hendrix has awarded Aspire Scholarships to nearly 100 students.
is the second year of the Arvest Foundation’s support of the Aspire Scholars
behalf of our students who will benefit directly from this grant, we are deeply
grateful to the Arvest Foundation for its generous support,” said Hendrix
College President Dr. Karen K. Petersen. “Not only does this grant reflect the
foundation’s philanthropic mission and community values, but it also helps provide
critical financial assistance to deserving students and continues our commitment
to ensuring a Hendrix education is accessible and affordable to all.”
About Hendrix College
private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently
earns recognition as one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions and
is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way
You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and rigor, innovation, and value
have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous college guides, lists, and
rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been affiliated with the United
Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.
About the Arvest Foundation
Foundation seeks to provide funding to grantees who are actively working to
create positive change for others. Major areas of
focus include K-12 education, economic development, and enhancing the quality
of life throughout the Arvest footprint. Learn more at arvest.com/foundation.
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