El Dorado Promise

  • State: Arkansas
  • Coverage: El Dorado
  • Status: Active
  • Institution Type: 2/4 - year
  • Funding: first dollar
  • Year(s): 2007
  • Funding Source: private
  • Matriculation Age: recent high school graduates only
  • Semester(s) Covered: more than four semesters

School(s): Any accredited 2/4-Year, public or private educational institution in the US

The El Dorado Promise is a unique scholarship program established and funded by Murphy Oil Corporation. The Promise provides graduates of El Dorado High School with a scholarship covering tuition and mandatory fees that can be used at any accredited two- or four-year, public or private educational institution in the US. The maximum amount payable is up to the highest annual resident tuition at an Arkansas public university. Only Associate’s or Bachelor’s programs are funded; students pursuing technical certificate programs are ineligible. The above information is taken from the Program’s website.

  • Address:
    2000 Wildcat Dr.
  • El Dorado, AR 71730
  • United States
  • Email:
  • Phone:
    (870) 864-5100

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