Eddie Mae Herron Scholarship


The Eddie Mae Herron Scholarship is sponsored by the Eddie Mae Herron Center in Pocahontas, Arkansas. The Center houses more than two hundred years\’ worth of African-American history and was the one-room schoolhouse and church for the African-American community of Pocahontas.

Award Amount

  • $250 for the Fall and Spring semesters
  • Recipient must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.


  • Fulltime
  • Preference is given to an African-American student
  • Must be pursuing a certificate or associate degree at BRTC,
  • Must submit a FAFSA which can be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • Must resubmit application for eligibility

Application Procedure

  • Complete scholarship application
  • Submit 250-word typed essay