President's Update for May 2016

I hope that each of you have had the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful weather and fantastic sunshine that May has ushered in. I do have a few updates that I want to share with you.

AASAP Scholarships

The AASAP Scholarship competition is now open. As with last year, all AASAP scholarships will be using a common application this year. The application deadline is June 15th. Additional scholarship info can be found at:


The nomination form is now available for the Arkansas TRIO Achiever competition. I encourage you to nominate one of your outstanding TRIO Alums for this award. The deadline to submit TRIO Achiever nominations is July 15th. Nomination details can be found at:

2016 Fall Conference

The 2016 Fall Conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Little Rock from Sunday, October 2nd to Tuesday, October 4th. Conference planning is ongoing and more information will be coming soon!

Thank Yous

A big thank you to the Southern Arkansas University TRIO Programs for hosting an amazing Spring Leadership conference in April and providing a great day of professional development. And another big thank you to the University of Central Arkansas Upward Bound Program for hosting our TRIO Day in March and providing a great event for students to learn and network.

Please let me know if you have any questions!

Jeanette Youngblood
AASAP President