Veteran Scholarships

The following scholarships are designed to financial assist students attending NWACC who currently service, were honorably discharged, or the child of a serviceperson.


Home for Dinner

Application Type: Paper
Availability: Fall & Spring

  • Must be a veteran of the U.S. Military, currently active duty, or a member of the National Guard
  • Must be an Arkansas resident
  • Must be willing to attend a Home for Dinner event
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need


Josh McCandless Veteran's Scholarship

Application Type: Online
Availability: Main Cycle

  • Must be currently serving in the U.S. military, received an honorable discharge from service, or be the child of a serviceperson who was killed in combat or as a result of injuries sustained in combat
  • Must be able to provide proof of veteran's status by submitting a copy of the discharge papers or DD214 form
  • Must submit a letter from a commanding officer recognizing either the honorable discharge or current honorable and professional service
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours in past two academic years