School Name

Department Name

Main Content





LIONS PROGRAM

Learning Institute and Opportunities for New Students

 

College success will be yours when you take advantage of the

LIONS Program for new UAPB freshmen

 

APPLY NOW FOR SUMMER II 2016 ADMISSION AND BE ELIGIBLE

  FOR A LIONS SCHOLARSHIP COVERING TUITION, ROOM, MEALS, BOOKS

 

The LIONS summer residential academic enrichment program assists new freshmen admitted to UAPB for the fall semester. Program enrichment opportunities assist students make a successful transition to college life.

Opportunities for high school graduates:

  • Enroll in six credits of English and algebra.
  • Attend academic tutoring and computer-based enrichment sessions for English and algebra courses.
  • Attend “College Knowledge” workshops and seminars to ensure a successful transition to college life.
  • Reside in the Living Learning Center residence hall designated for the LIONS program.
  • Receive a LIONS scholarship for tuition, room, meals, and books/supplies.
  • Scholarship students receive a credit for books and supplies up to $500.
  • Attend UAPB Freshman Orientation.
  • Meet other new freshman and UAPB faculty and staff.
  • Develop supportive relationships and lasting new friendships.

 LIONS PROGRAM


Cost

 In-State 

 Out-of-State 

      Tuition (6 credits) 

 $906

 $2,040

                       Room 

 $600

 $600

                  Meal Plan 

 $533

 $533

         Books/Supplies 

 $500

 $500

 LIONS Scholarship  

 $2,539

 $3,673

                         Fees

 $477

 $477

                       Total

 $3,016

 $4,150


   Become a LION:

  • Apply for admission to UAPB
  • Apply for the LIONS program: online | download the application
  • Apply for campus housing and submit $100 deposit
  • Apply for financial aid for 2016 summer school by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov for the 2015-2016 academic year (UAPB Federal School Code: 001086).
  • Awarded financial aid will be applied to the student's balance to offset the cost of the LIONS program.
  • Pay all costs in full, including fees, not covered by a LIONS scholarship by April 1, 2016.
  • Enroll for the 2016 fall semester as a full-time UAPB freshman.

For more information contact:

 

LIONS Program Director, Ms. Carolyn Mills at 870-575-8362 or (email: millsc@uapb.edu)


Student Financial Services at 870-575-8302 (email: finaid@uapb.edu)

Residential Life at 870-575-8079 or 870-575-7256

 

Office of Admissions at 870-575-8492


The LIONS Program is financially supported in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Strengthening Institutions, Title III, Part B, Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program.