Institutional Scholarships

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Presidential Scholarship

  • Award
  • Full Tuition Scholarship

  • Eligibility
  • First Time Entering Students
  • Must score 24 composite or above on the ACT or ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class
  • Must enroll in at least 15 credit hours each semester
  • Submit ACT scores, copy of high school transcript, or a letter from high school counselor stating class rank

  • Renewal/Retention
  • Must have completed at least 9 credit hours with a minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of the 1st semester
  • Must have completed at least 24 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of the 2nd semester
  • Must have completed at least 36 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of the 3rd semester 

Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship

  • Award
  • Full Tuition Scholarship

  • Eligibility
  • First-time entering Valedictorian or Salutatorian of an Arkansas high school Must enroll in at least 15 credit hours each semester

  • Renewal/Retention
  • Must have completed at least 9 credit hours with a minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of the 1st semester
  • Must have completed at least 24 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of the 2nd semester
  • Must have completed at least 36 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of the 3rd semester

Freshman Recognition Scholarship

  • Award
  • One-half Tuition Scholarship

  • Eligibility
  • First-time entering freshman Rank in top 25% of their graduating class and have an overall “B” average Graduate of an Arkansas high school Score 19 or higher in two of three basic studies areas-Reading, English, Math-as demonstrated by scores on the COMPASS, the ACT, or the ASSET Must enroll in at least 15 credit hours each semester

  • Renewal/Retention
  • Must have completed at least 9 credit hours with a minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of the 1st semester
  • Must have completed at least 24 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of the 2nd semester
  • Must have completed at least 36 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of the 3rd semester

Part-time Academic Scholarship

  • Award
  • Part Tuition Scholarship

  • Eligibility
  • First-time entering students Meet the requirements for Valedictorian/ Salutatorian, President’s, or Freshman Recognition Scholarship Enroll in less than 12, but at least 6, credit hours each semester in courses applicable to a degree

  • Renewal/Retention
  • Complete all hours enrolled in each semester
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA through the completion of the first 9 credit hours
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA thereafter

Student Ambassador Scholarship

  • Award
  • Part Tuition Scholarship

  • Eligibility
  • Student Ambassadors represent the college at official functions and assist with recruiting.
  • Arkansas resident
  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Show evidence of leadership
  • Enroll in at least 12 credit hours each semester
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Submit a one-page essay on “The Importance of Student Leadership in College”

  • Renewal/Retention
  • To renew from fall to spring during first year on scholarship, must have a minimum 2.5 GPA for fall semester, complete at least 9 credit hours and achieve a satisfactory review on a supervisor performance evaluation.
  • To be considered for a second year on the scholarship, reapplication is required.
  • To be eligible, must have completed at least 24 credit hours during first academic year that scholarship is awarded, with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA.
  • To renew from fall to spring during the second year on scholarship, must have completed at least 36 total credit hours with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA

GED Scholarship

  • Award
  • Full Tuition Scholarship

  • Eligibility
  • First-time entering student
  • Must have achieved a standard score of 610 or higher on the GED examination, a score that places him or her in the top ten (10) percent nationwide
  • Must enroll in at least 15 credit hours each semester
  • Submit a copy of GED scores

  • Renewal/Retention
  • Must have completed at least 9 credit hours with a minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of the 1st semester
  • Must have completed at least 24 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of the 2nd semester
  • Must have completed at least 36 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of the 3rd semester

Skills USA Scholarship

  • Award
  • Pays tuition for the complete technical course

  • Eligibility
  • High school graduate who has placed first, second, or third in a secondary school statewide Skills USA competition
  • Must enroll within one year of high school graduation
  • Provide documentation of Skills USA award

  • Renewal/Retention
  • Renewable for technical programs greater than one year in length provided the student meets the College’s financial aid policy for satisfactory academic progress

HOSA Scholarship

  • Award
  • Pays tuition for the complete technical course

  • Eligibility
  • High school graduate who has placed first, second, or third in a secondary school statewide HOSA competition
  • Must enroll within one year of high school graduation

  • Renewal/Retention
  • Renewable for technical programs greater than one year in length provided the student meets the college’s financial aid policy for satisfactory academic progress

Miss Ouachita River Pageant Scholarship

  • Award
  • Tull Tuition Scholarship

  • Eligibility
  • Awarded to the winner of the Miss Ouachita River Pageant

  • Renewal/Retention
  • Renewable each semester provided the student meets the college’s financial aid policy for satisfactory academic progress

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