Alumni Association Scholarships

Digital 2019-2020 Scholarship Brochure PDF

Alumni Association Scholarships

For more information, contact (501) 450-3130 or (501) 450-3377.

Hank Adams Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students in good academic standing, with a declared major, who are U. S. citizens. Must be a resident of Arkansas or be the child/grandchild of a former student completing 60 or more hours at UCA or a graduate of UCA. Preference is given to students who do not qualify for or receive other academic scholarships or grants and demonstrate financial need.

African-American Scholarship
For full-time African-American first-year students who graduated from a high school in Ashley, Drew, Union, Desha, Phillips, Chicot, St. Francis, or Jefferson County (Arkansas), have an ACT of 21 or above and a high school GPA of 3.25 or above. Proof of financial need and a 200-300 word essay explaining the impact the recipient will have on African-American culture at UCA required.

Alumni General Scholarship and Endowment
For full-time undergraduate students with 60 or more hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Consideration may be given toward a child or grandchild of a graduate of UCA, financial need, and demonstrated leadership and service at UCA.

Marvin Bishop Memorial Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students who have completed 30 or more hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above, and who are residents of the state of Arkansas. Preference is given to Cherokee descendants. Consideration may be given to financial need.

Harvey A. Buffalo Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students with 12 hours or more completed at UCA and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Consideration will be given to applicants with 24 or more hours completed at UCA. Applicant must demonstrate dependence upon their own efforts, in whole or in part, to fund their education.

David and Laura Grimes Scholarship
For full-time entering freshmen and current UCA students who are graduates of Conway or Springdale Public Schools with a high school GPA of 2.5 or above. Preference is given to descendants of David and Laura Grimes and their siblings. Consideration may be given to financial need.

B. A. Lewis Graduate Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students who have been accepted into graduate school or who have completed 6 or more graduate hours at UCA with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above.

Gregory Hunt Family Scholarship
For undergraduate students who have competed 30 or more hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Preference given to African-American males from Lonoke, Arkansas. Consideration may be given to financial need.

Dorothy M. Long Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students who are majoring in mathematics or within the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics who have completed 60 or more hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Consideration may be given to financial need.

Melissa Metheny scholarship
For undergraduate students majoring in business, music, nursing or education who are from Faulkner County (Arkansas) with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. Preference given to relatives of the Melissa Metheny family.

H. L. Minton Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students who have completed 60 or more hours at UCA. Must be a resident of Arkansas or be the child/grandchild of a former student completing 60 or more hours at UCA or a graduate of UCA.

Jan A. Newcomer AFA Endowment
For undergraduate students who are current members of the Association of Future Alumni (AFA) and are in good academic standing. Consideration may be given to financial need.

John C. Rohweder Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students who have completed 30 or more hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above. Preference is given to non-traditional students, students majoring in writing, or students pursuing a degree within the College of Fine Arts and Communication. Consideration may be given to financial need.

Silas and Mary Snow Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students who have completed 60 or more hours at UCA, with a declared major, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or above. A 250-300 word essay explaining the recipient’s choice of major is required.

Sullards Family Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students who have completed 60 or more hours with at least 30 hours completed in the College of Education at UCA, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above, and is a child or grandchild of a graduate of UCA. Consideration may be given to financial need.

UCA License Plate Program Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students or full or part-time graduate students. Consideration may be given to financial need, academic performance, demonstrated leadership at UCA, and graduates of UCA who are pursuing a graduate degree at UCA.

Dr. Joe and Charlene Walthall Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in special education or early childhood education, have completed 60 or more hours, and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Consideration may be given to financial need.