Walton Scholarships Spread Education Through South America

by Luke Jones  on Monday, Jul. 2, 2012 12:00 am  

Emilia Faraj of Honduras and Gary Torres of El Salvador are recipients of the Walton International Scholarship and attend Harding University in Searcy. Other Walton Scholars attend John Brown University at Siloam Springs and University of the Ozarks in Clarksville.

The Walton International Scholarship Program is an Arkansas-specific program available to South American students. Participants get a full ride, paid for entirely by the program, to either Harding in Searcy, John Brown University in Siloam Springs or the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. Sam Walton himself started it 26 years ago.

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