Rachel Baltz receives U of A Honors College Fellowship

Rachel Baltz receives U of A Honors College Fellowship

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Rachel Baltz a Pocahontas High School graduate is among 88 exceptional high school students to receive prestigious Honors College Fellowships from the University of Arkansas Honors College.

The $72,000 fellowships largely cover tuition, fees, books, room and board and other academic expenses over four years, providing these students the freedom to pursue original research, study abroad, service learning and other academic interests. The fellowship funds can also be combined with other scholarships and grants, such as the more than $1 million in study abroad and research grants that the Honors College awards to students each year.

“We had almost 1,000 fellowship applications this year, which made for an incredibly competitive pool,” said Noah Pittman, assistant dean of the Honors College. “Each of our new fellows is incredibly bright and accomplished, and we look forward to helping them achieve their goals at the University of Arkansas and beyond.”


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