UACCM Financial Aid

Scholarships Available

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 for a complete list.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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Career Pathways

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

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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

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

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:

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.

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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.

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Scholarship Link for Non-U.S. Citizens

Private scholarships are the best financial resource for non-U.S. citizens. Search online for private scholarships that do not require you to be a U.S. citizen. This is a suggested search engine to get you started.

Scholarship Search Engines

Free scholarship search engines that match you with targeted private scholarships based on strengths, interests, and skills. These are a few suggested search engines.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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