Are you a high school senior, college or graduate student? Do you need money for college? It is part of our mission at America’s Christian Credit Union to support the next generation of leaders in their pursuit to make a difference in the world through Christ-centered education. We are offering high school, college, and graduate students the chance to be selected for our prestigious annual scholarships. 6 $5,000 scholarships will be given. Visit following website for more information: https://www.americaschristiancu.com/about-us/the-accu-scholarship-program.html
Below are several scholarships and grants that are not awarded by Ouachita but are available to Ouachita students. You must apply for these scholarships independently. Additionally, we have provided several scholarship search sites that you may wish to use. While the Student Financial Services office does try to screen the scholarship sites below, OBU is not responsible for the information contained on these sites nor the validity of the scholarships. Remember, you should never have to pay to apply for a scholarship.
There are also Alternative Private Loans available for further financial help in paying for college. You can find information on Alternative Loans at https://www.fastproducts.org/choice/obu. We encourage families to pursue federal loan programs first. Contact with any questions you may have: Melissa Church at 870-245-4282 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Karen Matros at 870-245-5573 or email email@example.com.
Arkansas Resident Scholarships
Informational postings by Arkadelphia Promise. Visit for more information: https://collegepromise.org/programs/arkadelphia-promise/
The Education Training Voucher (ETV) program awards grants to current and former foster youth to help pay for college or specialized education. ETV grants are funded by the federal government and administered by the states. In Arkansas, eligible students may receive grants of up to $5,000 per academic year. Visit the website for more information. https://obu.edu/finaid/files/2011/06/AR-ETV-FactSheet.pdf.
Arkansas Community Foundation manages more than 200 private scholarship funds created by individuals, families and companies that want to provide a path to higher education for generations to come. These donors determine the size and eligibility criteria for the scholarships they create, and Arkansas Community Foundation manages the scholarship process on their behalf. We accept applications for many of these scholarships each year. Visit the website for more information and listing of all scholarships: https://www.arcf.org/
The AEHC is awarding two $1000 scholarship to a college junior majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences or Human Environmental Science. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 59 credit hours by the end of the spring 2019 semester. Visit the following website to apply: https://www.uaex.edu/health-living/extension-homemakers/member-resources.aspx
Renewable and merit (one time) college scholarships are available to students enrolled in schools located in Garland County who will major in music or music education. Visit website: https://symphonyguild.wildapricot.org/College-Scholarships .
The MANA Charitable Board is pleased to offer the Murray T. Harris Healthcare Scholarship for students in allied health programs in Washington and Benton Counties of Arkansas. Three scholarships are awarded each June.
Allied health programs include, but are not limited to radiology technology, clinical laboratory science, nursing, and respiratory therapy. The Scholarship focuses on professions within the healthcare sector that are currently underserved, to help attract qualified candidates in these fields. The scholarship is intended to cover books, fees and similar expenses for students in qualified educational programs. Visit website for more information: http://www.mana.md/murray-t-harris-healthcare-scholarship/
Arkansas residents with a learning disability who are ineligible for SSI or SSD funding can apply for this scholarship. For more information please visit the following link: http://ldarkansas.org/services/norman-scholarship/.
While many students dream of obtaining a college degree, other responsibilities in life sometimes become bigger priorities. This is especially true for single parents who must juggle family and work. Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund (ASPSF) is unique to Arkansas. We help make a positive difference in the lives of low-income, single-parent families. Visit the website for more information: http://www.aspsf.org/.
General Scholarships and Out of State Resident Scholarships
Arkansas Baptist Foundation offers variety of scholarships. Visit the following website for listing: https://www.abf.org/resources/
We are proud to invest in the future by awarding scholarships to passionate students who are committed to serving their community. Each year, AZAZIE donates hundreds of gowns to the Princess Project, a non-profit organization that helps young women find their dream prom dresses free of charge. We love giving back, and want to reward students who are equally as committed to building stronger and more vibrant communities.
Visit website for more information: http://www.azazie.com/scholarship
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate.
The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields. Visit website for more information: https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/.
Designed to help pre-medical and medical students with medical school application and tuition costs, respectively. The scholarship runs twice a year in spring and fall offering $1,000 to each scholarship winner. The deadlines are May 31st and Oct. 31st of each year. Visit website for more information: https://bemoacademicconsulting.com/scholarship
The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition — financial need is not considered — that is open to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. The first place prize is a $1,000 scholarship to help cover educational expenses. This award can be used at any college or university in the United States. Visit website for more information: http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/.
Conex Boxes, Inc. is a nationwide company that partners with suppliers of steel storage containers. Our team cares a lot about the youth and we recognize the need of continued education. We are committed to our $1000 college scholarship program. In October of each we award a $1000 college scholarship to one U.S. undergraduate in business, business management, marketing/advertising, or similar fields. For more information visit the following website: https://conexboxes.com/scholarship/
Ducks Unlimited (DU) will award college scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are members of DU. The scholarship program is open to all students; however, it is targeted to volunteers who have shown an exceptional level of commitment to wetlands conservation through participation in their high school club or chapter. In addition, students must maintain a 3.0 or higher cumulative high school GPA. Visit website for more information: http://www.ducks.org/get-involved/ducks-unlimited-youth-programs/du-varsity/ducks-unlimited-national-scholarship-program#.Wa8GAQBr5wk.facebook
We love to support and grow the nation’s burgeoning class of entrepreneurs. It’s why we developed and continue to maintain free documents for business use, and it’s the same reason why we have developed our Scholarship Program. Moreover, our Scholarship Program is for driven, up-and-coming entrepreneurs who are ready to commit to building a better world through their business ideas. Also, by creating a unique business plan infographic for their scholarship entries young business dreamers can build upon and practice the skills that will be required of them at their jobs after college. In short, we envision our Scholarship Program as not only an award that will help students in the present, but a test that will help them hone in on their future career paths. For more information visit website: http://formswift.com/startup-scholarship.
HelpTeaching.com, a platform focused on providing high-quality resources for teachers, tutors, homeschool parents, and others who work in the field of education, offers a new scholarship for students in high school and college. Visit website for more information: http://www.helpteaching.com/resources/scholarship.
For High School Students and Students who have one or more years left in their post secondary education. Here are the main points about our scholarship:
Students submit projects that respond to the prompt in one of the following media categories: Art, Photography, Creative Writing, Music and Video. Visit website for more information: https://www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship.htm
In order to create a pipeline of exceptional and diverse talent for the retail real estate industry, the ICSC Foundation offers more than 100 academic and professional education scholarships and fellowships. Visit the website for more information on the scholarship: https://www.icsc.org/who-we-are/foundation/talent?utm_campaign=2018%20Foundation%20Scholarships%201.html&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua
The Jungle Scout team are excited to announce a new charitable initiative – offering scholarships to students in the US who are studying in business, entrepreneurship and computer science related fields. For more information visit the website: https://www.junglescout.com/jungle-scholar/?
The JustProper scholarship is our way of helping the next wave of entrepreneurs in their pursuit of education and excellence. We love the culture you have on your campus, and we’d love to have the opportunity to help some of the students there with their tuition costs. We’re awarding a $1,000 scholarship to any student that qualifies and has a problem that they’re passionately driven about solving (and eventually, creating a business out of). Visit the website for more information: https://www.justproper.co/scholarship/
The Kaplan Group has had extensive experience solving problems and negotiating B2B transactions for clients large and small. Now, we want to give back. We see value in continuous education and helping students grow. The Kaplan Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a Business or Law-Oriented degree program. Visit the following website to apply: https://www.kaplancollectionagency.com/scholarship/
The Karl Jobst Scholarship was created to provide support aspiring dentists, dental hygienists and those who wish to work in academia. Students from all majors and areas of study are encouraged to apply. Karl Jobst, Grove, OK, dentist has seen struggling students who want nothing more than a college education but be denied due to finances. This scholarship hopes to reverse that, in part, for at least one student. For more information visit the following website: http://www.karljobstddscharity.com/
We at LA Tutors are passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion. In order to achieve this, we have established a scholarship for students who meet certain criteria. Visit website for more information. http://www.latutors123.com/scholarship/.
If you are a high school student looking for scholarships for college, check out these scholarship ideas. Some are fun and easy, while others require a significant community service project or talent in a particular area, such as music, art, writing or math. Visit website for more information: http://www.college-financial-aid-advice.com/scholarships-for-high-school-students.html.
Beginning in 2019, we are awarding 200 scholarships of $10,000 per student – renewable each year. The program will continue to add up to 200 new recipients each year, and will be open to individuals studying engineering or computer science that demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities. Visit the following website for more information: https://www.lockheedmartin.com/en-us/who-we-are/communities/stem-education/lm-scholarship-program.html?fbclid=IwAR1pJrTYOZPl-qi651THGTpKFocIm-PZBJpuLqSEcIa7cD2qUVCpxGM12cY
A charitable trust established to aid college students or potential students with a financial need to start or continue their college education. Will pay up to 25% for tuition, fees and books. Requires a “C” average and FAFSA is not required for this scholarship. Students must re-apply every semester. For more information email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any McDonald’s employee in “Good Standing with their operators” that has been with an operator for at least 1 month and is working at minimal of 15 hours per week, will receive, if they apply, up to $2,500 per year to go to the college of their choice to apply against their tuition bill!
Note: Managers up to $3,000, with 20 hours per week employment!
There are no other requirements- and it can be applied for repeatedly each year!
This is information may be shared when current or new students on your campus who are looking for a part time job-knowing that within 1 months of employment with their job with McDonald’s they could apply and have Archways to Opportunity help pay for their college education!! They can just go on-line and find out all about our programs! website: archwaystooportunity.com
For 2019, National Debt Relief is offering a scholarship for students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) majors. Visit the following website for more information: https://www.scholarshipportal.com/scholarship/national-debt-relief-scholarship-2019-2020
Scholarship America was founded in 1958, on the revolutionary idea that community support of scholarships could bring college education within reach for millions of students who couldn’t otherwise afford it. Today, we continue those efforts to make postsecondary success a possibility for all students. Scholarship America supports 13,000 scholarship and education assistance programs across the nation and around the world. Visit the website for more information: https://scholarshipamerica.org/
A Place for Mom is proud to offer our annual $1,000 scholarship to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. Visit the website for more information: http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship
Student Loan Hero, an unbiased solution to organize, manage, and repay your student loans, is thrilled to award two (2) $1,000 scholarships each semester to help alleviate educational costs. Visit website for more information: https://studentloanhero.com/scholarships/.
At Surgent, we understand that passing the challenging CPA exam to become a licensed accountant is a major undertaking. We’re proud of how well our CPA Review course helps accounting students all over the country tackle the CPA Exam and become CPAs faster. And now we want to do even more to support aspiring CPAs out there by supporting some deserving students.
That’s why we created the Surgent CPA Review College Scholarship program. This scholarship is open to any currently-enrolled students working towards an accounting or finance major at an accredited college or university within the United States. Two winners will be chosen for this scholarship. First prize will receive $1,000 and one runner-up will receive $500.
Visit website for more information: https://www.surgentcpareview.com/college-scholarship
The Legacy Scholarship Program was established in 1986 as a separate nonprofit corporation governed by the Scottish Rite Masons of Texas for the sole purpose of providing educational scholarships for former patients of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Since 1986, the program has awarded more than 2,000 scholarships totaling more than $3 million. Visit website for more details: http://www.tsrhc.org/legacy-scholarship-program .
Join us in our mission of providing college, technical and vocational school,need-based scholarships for the children and spouses of U.S. military personnel. Visit following website for more information: http://www.thanksusa.org/ .
Todd McCord Scholarship Applications should be mailed to:
First Baptist Church
811 Port Arthur Ave.
Mena, AR 71953
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Essays are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship .
Wells Fargo is strongly invested in supporting our nation’s veterans, including a commitment to assist them in completing postsecondary education programs to help them return to, and succeed in, a competitive job market. The Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program provides scholarships to fill unmet financial need of veterans after military benefits and other grants and scholarships have been packaged by their school. This financial support will allow veterans to focus on completing their education and reduce reliance on student loans. Visit the following website for more information: https://www.scholarsapply.org/wellsfargoveterans/
Wells Fargo is strongly invested in supporting our nation’s veterans, including a commitment to assist them in completing postsecondary education programs to help them return to, and succeed in, a competitive job market. The Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program provides emergency financial grants to veterans already enrolled in postsecondary education who might otherwise be forced to drop out of college because of unforeseen financial emergencies.These grants will help veterans meet their household expenses and ensure they are able to stay in school without creating undue financial hardship for themselves or their families. Visit the following website: https://www.scholarsapply.org/wellsfargoveteransemergency/
WCASHRM sponsors one $500 scholarship to an undergraduate (junior or senior status) or graduate student annually. The scholarship is open to any student who meets the requirements. Visit the link for more information. http://wcashrm.org/scholar .
ZipRecruiter is committed to helping students succeed both in school and in life. We just partnered with 100+ college athletics programs to continue the relationship of helping students. Our scholarship will reward the most creative one-page submission about student’s job/ internship opportunities in their hometown/college-town with $3,000 – we will also recognize runner ups as ZipScholars on our website. Visit the website for more information: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship .
Current Undergraduate only Scholarships
Arkansas Baptist Foundation offers variety of scholarships. Visit the following website for listing: https://www.abf.org/resources/
Annually up to forty-one (41) NGC Scholarships are available, each in the amount of $4,000.00. One-year scholarships are available to juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing a Master’s Degree. Equal opportunity shall be provided to all applicants. Sophomores may make application for their junior year. Visit following website for more information: http://www.gardenclub.org/scholarships/instructions-guidelines.aspx
Free Scholarship Searches
These web sites contain valuable scholarship and financial aid information. Remember, private scholarship searches require patience and persistence, as well as an early start. These searches are free of charge. Please do not pursue scholarship searches which require a fee for processing your application information!
- Adventures in Education
- Arkansas Community Foundation
- Arkansas Student Loan Authority- https://www.asla.info/home
- Chegg- http://www.chegg.com/scholarships
- Epsilom Sigma Alpha Foundation – Enter your state to search.
- Good Call- http://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/
- Niche- https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarships/
- Scholarship America
- Scholarships.com- https://www.scholarships.com/
- Scholarship Experts
- Scholarship Money- http://www.scholarshipmonkey.com/
- The College Board- https://pages.collegeboard.org/scholarship-opportunities-from-collegeboard
- Unigo- https://www.unigo.com/
Minority Student Scholarships
The Dr. TaJuan R. Wilson Scholarship Foundation is dedicated to assisting young people with their quest for higher education. We are a private, donor driven fund and we dispense awards of $500 each to deserving high school seniors from Ouachita County (AR) that plan to attend accredited colleges and universities OR be an incoming freshman at Ouachita Baptist University. Visit the following website for more information: http://tajuanwilsonfdn.org/about/
International Scholarships that are available: https://obu.edu/intedu/en_US/
The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program was established by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators to encourage more minorities or persons of color to enter the teaching profession. Two scholarships are awarded annually to assist minority college students seeking their initial teaching certification and/or endorsement. For complete information and a link to apply, visit http://aaspa.org/leon-bradley-scholarship/.