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.
UACCM will super-score the ACT, ACCUPLACER, or COMPASS for the purpose of scholarship determination. ACT, ACCUPLACER, Classic, ACCUPLACER Next Generation, or COMPASS test scores must be less than 5 years old and achieved prior to the first day of class of the semester the scholarship is to be awarded. Scholarship awards are contingent on the availability of appropriate funding and are not guaranteed. The College reserves the right to limit scholarship awards.
Scholarships Available From Other Organizations
Academic All-Stars Scholarship Program
The Academic All-Star Program is designed to recognize the scholarly and service achievements of Arkansas’ community college students. UACCM students who have completed at least 24 college level credit hours at the end of each spring semester with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 may apply for the Academic All-Star Scholarship. One student will be selected to represent UACCM on the Arkansas Community Colleges (ACC) Academic All-Star Team and awarded a $500 tuition waiver for the following fall semester. In addition, the All-Stars will be recognized at a special ACC All-Star event, where they will be offered full-tuition scholarships to most of the state’s public four-year universities. Each spring, the Vice Chancellor for Student Services sends letters to eligible UACCM students regarding the application process.
Arkansas Society of Professional Surveyors John Shields Scholarship
The John Shields Scholarship is awarded to one UACCM Surveying student annually. Current students may obtain an application by contacting the Surveying instructor.
Bear Partner Scholarship (University of Central Arkansas)
The Bear Partner Scholarship will be awarded to one UACCM student annually, and will cover tuition and mandatory fees up to 15 hours per semester, for a maximum of four consecutive Fall/Spring semesters or through completion of a bachelor’s degree, whichever occurs first. UACCM will select and notify the annual scholarship recipient. You must be an admitted Bear Partner student to receive consideration for the award. Visit www.uca.edu/bearpartners for more information.
Conway County Fair Pageant Scholarship
The individual chosen as Conway County Fair Queen may receive a $1,000 UACCM tuition waiver, and first runner-up may receive a $500 UACCM tuition waiver.
Conway County School Counts! Book Scholarship
Students with 95% attendance level in grades 9 - 12: The School Counts! Scholarship is a $250 book scholarship available for graduates of a Conway County high school who meet the School Counts! criteria to attend UACCM and are receiving over $1,500 in other aid. Students not receiving over $1,500 in other aid may receive up to a $1,500 tuition/fee scholarship instead of the $250 book scholarship.
Students with 90% attendance level in grades 9 - 12: The School Counts! Scholarship is a $250 book scholarship available for graduates of a Conway County high school who meet the School Counts! criteria to attend UACCM and are receiving over $1,000 in other aid. Students not receiving over $1,000 in other aid may receive up to a $1,000 tuition/fee scholarship instead of the $250 book scholarship.
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 to be awarded this scholarship
Students must enroll full-time to receive the scholarship. (The tuition/fee scholarship and book scholarship cannot be combined.) The student’s transcript must designate they are an official 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.
EMT Trauma Scholarship
A limited number of scholarships may be available for students pursuing Emergency Medical Technician certification. Contact the UACCM Financial Aid Office for details.
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.
Miss UACCM Scholarship
UACCM student organization Phi Beta Lambda hosts a pageant each fall. Pageant details will be distributed via your UACCM email account. The student chosen as Miss UACCM will receive a $1,000 tuition waiver and first runner up may receive a $500 tuition waiver.
Perry County Fair Pageant Scholarship
The individual chosen as Perry County Fair Queen may receive a $1,000 UACCM tuition waiver, and first runner-up may receive a $500 UACCM tuition waiver.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is an honor society for two-year college students. Members of UACCM’s PTK may obtain a scholarship application by contacting one of the PTK sponsors.
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. Visit www.reesscholarship.org/site/1/home for a complete list of requirements and award amounts.
Single Parent Scholarship Fund
These scholarships are available to single parents in most Arkansas counties. Visit
www.aspsf.org for a complete list of requirements and award amounts.
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. Visit
www.toadsuck.org/education for a complete list of requirements and award amounts.
Most four-year universities offer transfer scholarships to UACCM students who maintain a good grade point average. These scholarships range from a specific monetary value to full tuition. Check with the institution you are planning to transfer to after UACCM to see what transfer scholarships are available.
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. Visit www.awssection.org/carkansas/scholarship for a complete list of requirements and award amounts.