WH native selected to receive U of A fellowship

Kathryn Theriot of White Hall has been selected from more than 500 applicants to receive a University of Arkansas Honors College Fellowship.

The daughter of Walt and Sharon Theriot and a graduate of White Hall High School, she will enter the University of Arkansas as a freshman with an undeclared major in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.

The fellowship award of $50,000 largely covers tuition, books, room and board and registration over four years. The funds can also be combined with other scholarships and grants for study abroad and research projects.

Students must score at least 32 on the ACT exam and have a 3.8 grade point average to apply for the fellowship. The rigor of applicants’ high school course work, their letters of recommendation and community involvement are also considered.