Scholarship awards are contingent on the availability of appropriate funding and are not guaranteed. The College reserves the right to limit scholarship awards. Contact the Admissons Office for additional information regarding eligibility requirements for specific awards.
Scholarships/Funding Available From Other Organizations
American Welding Society Scholarship
The AWS Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to students. District, national, and international scholarships are available. Visit www.aws.org/foundation/page/scholarships for a complete list.
AmeriCorps is a federal agency that brings people together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges through national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members and Senior volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities. By volunteering and serving, members can gain funds to help with educational expenses, living allowance to cover basic expenses during the service term, or could qualify for forbearance for most federally-guaranteed student loans.
Arkansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Scholarship
The Arkansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (AASFAA) will award at least two $500 scholarships to Arkansas students planning to attend member institutions. Scholarships are non-renewable, and winners must be enrolled at least half time in a program that leads to a college degree or certificate. Winners will be selected at a random drawing each April. Scholarship applications normally open in October and close on April 1st.
Arkansas Department of Workforce Services
Workforce offers a variety of services such as the dislocated worker taskforce, unemployment insurance, temporary assistance for needy families, and educational assistance for certain programs through the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA). General information contact 1-855-225-4440, 501-682-2121, or ADWS.Info@arkansas.gov.
Arkansas National Guard Tuition Assistance
The Arkansas National Guard Tuition Assistance Program (NGTA) is available for all current National Guard Soldiers that are Arkansas residents, have completed basic training, do not already hold a bachelor or higher degree, enroll in an undergraduate degree program at an Arkansas public institution of higher education, and are not currently flagged for serious misconduct (such as AWOL, ASAP, etc.). Eligible students must also be considered in “good standing” at their institution, complete the FAFSA® and Student Application Management Systems (SAMS) application (through ADHE website) applications, and apply online through the Arkansas National Guard Education Services Office to verify eligibility. NGTA pays for tuition and mandatory fees but does not cover course-specific fees, books, or supplies.
Arkansas Trucking Association Carl Tapp Memorial Technician Scholarship
The Carl Tapp Technician Scholarship Program supports aspiring technicians in their education and certification pursuits at Arkansas institutions that produce workforce-prepared diesel technicians. Scholarship is awarded towards a minimum two-semester medium/heavy duty truck technician program from a school that is in within the state of Arkansas.
Applicants must submit an official high school transcript showing the most recent three years' academic performance.
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services (ARS) mission is to prepare Arkansans with disabilities to work and lead productive and independent lives. Contact the field office for your county for more information.
- Conway, Faulkner, and Perry Counties: 501-730-9725
- Pope & Yell Counties: 479-890-5751
- Van Buren County: 870-793-4153
Arkansas Society of Professional Surveyors John Shields Scholarship
Scholarship is awarded to one UACCM Surveying student annually. Current students may obtain an application by contacting the Surveying instructor
Career Pathways is a grant-funded economic development program designed to meet the educational, financial, and employment needs of low-income parents. Students must enroll in an approved UACCM technical or professional degree or workforce training program.
- Transportation Assistance
- Testing Fees (Need Based After Pell and Scholarships Applied)
- Book Assistance (Need based after Pell and Scholarships applied)
- Childcare (Limited assistance available)
- Tuition Assistance (Need based after Pell and Scholarships applied)
- Class Supplies and Tools (Need Based After Pell and Scholarships Applied)
- Career Coaching
- Career Placement Opportunities
- Employability Skills Training
Conway County School Counts Scholarship
Students with 95% attendance level in grades 9 - 12: The School Counts Scholarship is a $1,500 tuition/fee scholarship available for graduates of a Conway County high school who meet the School Counts criteria to attend UACCM. Students receiving $1,500 in other aid may receive a $250 book scholarship for the fall and spring semester if renewal criteria is met.
Students with 90% attendance level in grades 9 - 12: The School Counts Scholarship is a $1,000 tuition/fee scholarship available for graduates of a Conway County high school who meet the School Counts criteria to attend UACCM. Students receiving $1,000 in other aid may receive a $250 book scholarship for the fall and spring semester if renewal criteria is met.
Renewal: The tuition/fee scholarship may be renewable for up to three consecutive semesters if the student maintains a 2.50 semester and cumulative grade point average or higher and successfully completes at least 12 hours each semester, a total of at least 27 hours after the first year, and 42 hours after the third semester. Students must enroll in at least 12 hours each semester to be awarded this scholarship.
Students must enroll full-time to receive the scholarship. (The tuition/fee scholarship and book scholarship cannot be combined.) UACCM must receive notification from the students high school that indicates they are a School Counts Completer. This scholarship may be expanded depending on the availability of funds. Contact the UACCM Financial Aid Office for details. No application necessary.
Deadline: First day of the semester. Submit high school transcript designating you are an official School Counts completer
Conway Regional Health Foundation Scholarship
Each spring, the CRH Foundation awards scholarships to full-time student who are currently enrolled, or beginning their education, in one of the following health related career fields (Medicine, Nursing, laboratory/research, radiology, physical therapy, speech therapy, dentistry, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, pharmacy, medical information, or another health-related field).
Application includes a 200-word essay on why they are choosing to study in a health-related field and what they expect to gain from their studies and two reference letters. Other requirements and the application can be found online or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conway Regional Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Scholarship
Conway Regional Health System offers two UACCM LPN students a $2,500 per semester scholarship during their semesters in the Practical Nursing program. In exchange for the scholarship, recipients are required to apply for employment and remain employed as an LPN in the clinic setting for two years with the Conway Region Health System. Recipients will be required to repay the amount of the scholarship if they do not meet the employment requirement.
Apply online for Conway Regional Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Scholarship. Deadlines vary per year and interviews are required.
Fayetteville Shale Scholarship Fund (FSSF) Angler's Scholarship
The FSSF Angler’s Scholarship is awarded to each of the two participants of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winning youth angler teams competing in the FSSF annual fishing tournament. Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $1,000 per semester and are renewable for up to three consecutive semesters. Recipients must enroll at UACCM within 12 months following high school graduation. Notify the UACCM Financial Aid office of your award
Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarships
The Horatio Alger Association's Career & Technical Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.
Visit scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships for a complete list.
Parker Cadillac Automotive Scholarship
The Parker Cadillac Automotive Intern Scholarship is available for a student on the AAS tract. It is available in the fall only. Student can be full or part time but must have completed 30 hours in the AAS Automotive Service Technology program. GPA must be 3.0. Must have a recommendation from the automotive faculty. Student receives tuition books and fees if he/she completes a successful internship with the Parker Automotive Group the summer prior to the fall semester. It is renewable. The student must remain in the AAS auto program.
Apply using the UACCM Scholarship Application by April 1 for Fall. Must have recommendation by Automotive Service Technology Faculty to participate in the internship at Parker Cadallac.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is an honor society for two-year college students.
Members of UACCM's PTK may apply at: www.uaccm.edu/financial_aid/ptk_scholarship.pdf
Rees Scholarship Foundation (HVACR)
The Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation was established to assist with the recruitment and competency of future heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians by awarding scholarships to qualified students who are enrolled in an institutionally accredited school.
Scholars Fund For Education (Pope & Yell County Single Parents)
The Scholars Fund for Education provides financial assistance to low-income single parents pursuing post-secondary education.
Scholarship Links for Non-U.S. Citizens
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Single Parent Scholarship Fund
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund scholarships are made to be flexible! They give you discretionary money to use as you see fit – to pay for simple things that create the biggest barriers between you and your education. Scholarship can be used for childcare, gas, car repairs, rent and utilities.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program
T.E.A.C.H. provides comprehensive scholarships to enable educators to take coursework leading to credentials and degrees by making it possible for them to afford both the time and expense of going to school.
Toad Suck Daze Scholarship
The Toad Suck Daze Community Service Scholarship was established to foster an opportunity for civic responsibility, education, outreach, and community growth among Faulkner County youth.
Welsco Stephen E. Harrison Scholarship
Sponsored by WELSCO to honor Mr. Stephen E. Harrison, 3rd generation owner of WELSCO, this scholarship is for a full-time student pursuing a degree in Welding Technology.