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Windgate Foundation Awards $1.56M to Henderson for Scholarships

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The Windgate Foundation has awarded a $1.56 million grant to Henderson State University of Arkadelphia for needs-based scholarships.

The award establishes the $1.5 million Windgate Foundation Scholarship Endowment and also includes a $60,000 bridge grant for student scholarships.

Tuesday’s announcement is the latest in a series of Windgate contributions to educational entities in Arkansas and the fifth gift announced in the past month.

Other recent Windgate grants that went toward scholarships include:

  • $2.08 million to the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College;
  • $4.3 million to Arkansas Tech University in Russellville;
  • $6.4 million to Arkansas State University in Jonesboro; and
  • $8 million to the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

The Henderson State University Foundation will administer the scholarship application process, which will open in late fall. 

Details will be shared with students via Henderson email and university social media accounts.

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