Degree/Program Related Scholarships

Accounting Degree

NW Chapter of the Arkansas Society of CPAs Accounting Scholarship

Application Type: Paper

            Availability: Fall

  • Must be seeking an Associates of Applied Sciences in Accounting Technology
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.25
  • Must have completed ACCT 2013 and ACCT 2023 with an A
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Preference will be given to students to have a GPA of 3.5 or above

Art Degree

McCoy Art Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be seeking a degree in Fine Arts or Graphic Design
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Preference given to students not receiving other scholarships

Business Degree

Bill Fleeman Memorial Endowed Scholarship

            Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be seeking a Business degree
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours during the semester(s) in which awarded
  • Must have demonstrated financial need

Henrietta Vikesland Memorial Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be a female student
  • Must be seeking a Business degree or certification
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0

Hudson Endowed Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be seeking a degree in Associates of Applied Science Business Management
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must be enrolled at least full-time and in degree related courses

Schywart Endowed Scholarship

Application Type: Online

Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be seeking an Associates of Science in Business
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must be enrolled in 12 degree related credit hours during the semester(s) in which awarded

Certified Retail Analyst (CRA) Program

James Thulin Memorial Scholarship

Application Type: Paper

            Availability: Fall & Spring

Note: Non-refundable

  • Must be enrolled in the Certified Retail Analyst Program (CRA)
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Preference will be given to students living with chronic illness
  • Preference will be given to students nearing completion of their stated academic objective

nwaRLUG Scholarship

Application Type: Paper

Availability: Fall, Spring, & Summer

            Note: Non-refundable

  • Must be enrolled in the NWACC Certified Retail Analyst (CRA) Program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Must be in good standing with all CRA program requirements

Construction Technology Degree

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Arkansas Scholarship

            Application Type: Online

            Availability: Spring

  • Must be seeking a degree in Construction Technology
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

Clark Contractors Scholarship

            Application Type: Online

            Availability: Spring

  • Must be seeking a degree in Construction Technology
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must have a long-term goal of advancing in the construction industry towards roles such as Project Administrator, Project Superintendent, Project manager, Pre-Construction Manager, MIN Coordinator/Manager, etc.

Kinco Constructors Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Spring

  • Must be seeking a Construction Technology degree
  • Must be a current Kinco Constructors employee working at least part-time
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year employment at Kinco Constructors
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

Manhattan Construction Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Spring

Note: Non-refundable

  • Must be seeking a Construction technology degree
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

Nabholz Construction Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Spring

  • Must be seeking a Construction Technology degree
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

NWA Home Builders Association Scholarship

Application Type: Online

Availability: Spring

  • Must be enrolled in the Construction Technology Program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

VCC Construction Scholarship

Application Type: Online

Availability: Spring

  • Must be enrolled in the Construction Technology program
  • Must have a minimum of 3.0

Culinary Degree

Aguiar Family Culinary Scholarship

            Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be seeking a Culinary Arts degree at NWACC
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Must have completed at least 1 semester at NWACC
  • Must have demonstrated financial need

Cali Charles Memorial Scholarship

            Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be seeking a Culinary Arts degree
  • Must be enrolled at least full time
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Must be willing to volunteer with NWACC Culinary Program for at least one semester

Honors Program

Honors Program Scholarship

Application Type: Paper

            Availability: Fall

  • Must be a current member or the NWACC Honor's Program
  • Must be in good standing with all Honor's Program eligibility requirements
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 1 Honor's course during the semester(s) in which awarded

For more information about this scholarship, please contact the Honors Program.

Nursing Degree

AAUW Lucile Roberts Endowed Nursing Scholarship

Application Type: Online

Availability: Fall Nursing Cycle

  • Must be a resident of Benton or Washington County
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Must have successfully completed 12 credit hours prior to applying
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Bates Nursing Scholarship

            Application Type: Online

            Availability: Fall Nursing Cycle

  • Must be accepted into the NWACC Nursing Program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must demonstrate academic excellence and student leadership

Charles E. Coffelt Endowed Nursing Scholarship

            Application Type: Online

            Availability: Fall Nursing Scholarship

  • Must be accepted into the NWACC Nursing Program
  • Must be an Arkansas Resident
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Preference to students who reside in Benton County

Clinton-Jones Nursing Scholarship

            Application Type: Online

            Availability: Fall Nursing Scholarship

  • Must be accepted into the NWACC Nursing Program
  • Must be willing to work for Washington Regional Medical Center after completion of coursework (1 year of service for every year of support)
  • Must have demonstrated financial need

Col. Lucile Roberts Endowed Nursing Scholarship

            Application Type: Online

            Availability: Fall Nursing Scholarship

  • Must be accepted into the NWACC Nursing Program
  • Must be an Arkansas Resident
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Preference given to female applicants

Ila Hayes Philips Nursing Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Fall Nursing Cycle

  • Must be accepted into the NWACC Nursing Program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must demonstrate a passion and desire for the nursing profession
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Jack & Francis Byrd Endowed Nursing Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Fall Nursing Cycle

  • Must be accepted into the NWACC Nursing Program
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Preference given to those who demonstrate financial need
  • Preference given to Benton/Washington Country residents

Mike & Mary Shupe Endowed Nursing Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Fall Nursing Cycle

  • Must be accepted into the NWACC Nursing Program
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must demonstrate an aptitude for caring
  • Preference for demonstrated financial need

Sandy Turner Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Application Type: Online

Availability: Fall Nursing Cycle

  • Must be accepted into the NWACC Nursing Program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Preference will be given to Arkansas Residents

Wesley C. Gibbs Endowed Nursing Scholarship

Application Type: Online

Availability: Fall Nursing Cycle

  • Must be accepted into the NWACC Nursing Program
  • Must be an Arkansas Resident
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Preference to female students who are single mothers

OTHER

Bentonville/Bella Vista Daybreak Rotary Scholarship

            Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

Note: Non-refundable

  • Must be enrolled in a workforce entry degree or certificate program at NWACC
  • Must have completed at least 1 semester at NWACC
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

Melba Shewmaker Endowed Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be pursuing an Associate degree in a child protection field (i.e. counseling, criminal justice, education, forensics interviewing, healthcare, legal studies, psychology, social services, or other careers on the front lines of recognizing, reporting and responding to victims of abuse and maltreatment.)
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Preference will be given to applicants pursing a certificate in Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST)

Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Degree

Rob Jordan PTA Scholarship

Application Type: Paper

Availability: Fall

  • Must be enrolled in the NWACC Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need

William Nelson PTA Scholarship

Application Type: Paper

Availability: Spring

  • Must be enrolled in the technical portion of the PTA Program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Must be in good standing and have met all requirements for previous semester in program

For more information about this scholarship, please contact the PTA Program Director.

Plumbing Apprenticeship Program

Greg Vantine Memorial Scholarship

Application Type: Paper

            Availability: Spring

  • Must be enrolled in the Plumbing Apprenticeship Program
  • Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated financial need

Respiratory Therapy (RT) Degree

Robin Bush Respiratory Therapy Scholarship

Application Type: Paper

Availability: Fall

  • Must be enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy Program

Science Degree

Dr. John Story Memorial Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be seeking a Science degree
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Must submit a letter of recommendation from an NWACC Science or Health Professions instructor
  • Preference given to students involved in Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM)

Warbington Endowed Scholarship

Application Type: Paper

Availability: Fall

Note: Non-refundable

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Preference will be given to students seeking a degree in Social Sciences
  • Preference to demonstrated financial need

Teaching/Education Degree

Dr. Mary Margaret Roberts Endowed Teaching Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be seeking a degree in or related to Education with the intention of Teaching
  • Must intend to complete at least a Bachelor's degree
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Preference given to students who have completed at least 1 year at NWACC

Transportation, Logistics, & Supply Chain Management Program

J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., Logistics Scholarship

Application Type: Online

            Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be seeking a Transportation, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management degree/certificate
  • Must be a non-Caucasian minority
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be willing to participate in mentoring opportunities with J.B. Hunt personnel