Foundation Scholarships

UCA Foundation scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 school year are closed.

Digital 2017-2018 Scholarship Brochure PDF

Foundation Scholarships

To apply for Foundation scholarships, visit uca.edu/go/foundation-scholarships. For questions and additional information please call (501) 450-3650.

KENNETH W. ABRAMS/PAUL W. KIMBROUGH ENDOWMENT
For full-time African American students with a cumulative GPA of
2.5 or above majoring in political science or business. Consideration
may be given to financial need.

ALG (ARKLA/CENTERPOINT) SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who are children of present or former Arkansas
Louisiana Gas (Arkla/CenterPoint) employees. Selection based on
academic record and need. Requires high school GPA of 3.0 or
college GPA of 2.5 or above.

D. RICHARD ARNOLD/CONWAY CORPORATION SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who graduated from a high school in the city
of Conway, Arkansas (or, if home schooled, resided in the service area
of Conway Corporation at the time of graduation) and have an ACT
of 21 or above and high school GPA of 2.75 or above. Consideration
may be given to financial need. Children of Conway Corporation
Board of Directors are ineligible for consideration.

DR. BOB AND JANIS PURTLE BANISTER SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students majoring in music or science. Selection shall be
based on financial need and academic performance.

CHARLES AND NADINE BAUM SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time entering freshmen, transfer, or non-traditional students
who demonstrate financial need. Entering freshmen criteria: GPA of
2.75 or above and ACT score of 21-23 (24 or above if not receiving
a UCA academic scholarship). Transfer student criteria: satisfactory
completion of 30 hours or more from another institution and GPA of
3.0 or above. Non-traditional student (age 25 or above) criteria:
satisfactory completion of 12 hours or more and GPA of 3.0 or
above.

ELIZABETH BAILEY BENTON SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students majoring in mathematics or natural sciences
with a GPA of 3.0 or above. First preference given to active members
(two year minimum) of Conway First Presbyterian Church.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who are, or have been, active participants
in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas program and
who are in good academic standing. Consideration shall be given to
financial need.

HERBY BRANSCUM, JR. SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students from Arkansas with preference given to
first-generation college students from Perry or Stone County. Selection
based on a high school GPA of 2.5 or above, with preference
given to entering freshmen and students receiving no other UCA
funded scholarships.

BURDICK/MCALISTER SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students majoring in geography or business who are
U. S. citizens and demonstrate financial need. Selection based on
ACT score of 24 or above and GPA of 2.75 or above.

TOM BURNETT LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 or above. Selection based
on leadership and academic performance. Consideration may be
given to financial need.

GLADYS CHASEY LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 or above. Selection based
on financial need and academic performance.

CONQUE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with demonstrated financial need and a GPA of
2.5 or above. First preference shall be given to business majors.

CONWAY CANCER FOUNDATION
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 or above. First preference
given to students who have been a patient or who have a family
member treated by Conway Hematology Oncology. Second
preference given to students pursing a degree within the College
of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Consideration may be given to
financial need.

WILL COUNTS JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students majoring in journalism who have completed 60
credit hours or more with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Consideration shall
be given to financial need.

MELISSA A. COURTWAY SCHOLARSHIP
For students who are single parents with a GPA of 2.5 or above. If no
such eligible student is found, then this scholarship may be awarded
to a non-traditional student. Consideration may be given to financial
need.

TOM COURTWAY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
For students attending UCA. Selection based on UCA Foundation
Scholarship Comittee criteria, to be determined annually.

CROW/WHITE EDUCATION FUND
For full-time undergraduate students with a high school GPA of 2.0
or above or a college GPA of 2.5 or above; financial need may be
considered. First preference shall be given to descendants of the John
D. and Flora Boyd Crow family or the William C. and Mary Seay
White family. Second preference shall be given to students who reside
in Phillips or Faulkner County (Arkansas).

JAMES R. AND ELIZABETH STOUT DAILEY SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who demonstrate financial need with a GPA of
2.5 or above. First preference given to students who plan to major in
education and teach.

G. A. AND JEAN DAVIDSON SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who are U. S. citizens born in Arkansas with
an ACT score of 26 or above and a high school GPA of 3.0 or above.
First preference given to entering freshmen from Jacksonville High
School who plan to major in early childhood education or business
education and teach. Leadership and participation activities shall also
be considered.

DIXIE BAND CAMP SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who are members of the UCA band and have
attended the Dixie Band Camp. Preference may be given to music
majors. Consideration may be given to financial need.

GRAYDON AND BONNIE BEARDEN DODSON SCHOLARSHIP
For sophomores, juniors or seniors with a GPA of 3.25 or above who
demonstrate strong financial need. Recipient shall be a student who
has completed the requirements from an Arkansas high school or if
home schooled is a resident of Arkansas.

DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 or above. Selection shall be
based on financial need and academic performance.

JIMMY AND CLEDA DRIFTWOOD SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who demonstrate financial need. Preference
(in descending order) given to the following majors: music, poetry or
history.

FAYDEAN DUNEVANT SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time female African American students who are residents of
Faulkner County and majoring within the College of Fine Arts and
Communication. The recipient shall be an active member of their
church with preference given to a student involved in the church’s
music program. Selection shall be based on financial need and cumulative
GPA of 3.0 or above.

BILL AND BENEVA FARRIS SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time Faulkner County students with a GPA of 2.75 or above
who manifest academic seriousness and discipline; demonstrate sound
moral character and personal maturity. Consideration may be given
to financial need.

H. M. FIRESTONE & FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 or above. Selection shall be
based on financial need and academic performance.

JOHN M. GARNER AND BOBBIE GARNER FLOYD SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with preference given to Wynn High School,
Cross County High School or a high school in one of these Arkansas
counties: Cross, Greene, Poinsett, St. Francis, or Woodruff. Selection
based on ACT of 24 or above and a high school GPA of 3.0 or above,
with preference given to entering freshmen and students receiving no
other UCA funded scholarships.

DONIS W. FORD MEMORIAL BOOK SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time junior or senior African American students majoring in
English, African American Studies or Writing with a GPA of 3.0 or
above. Consideration may be given to financial need.

FOUNDATION GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 or above. Selection shall be
based on financial need and academic performance.

ROBERT W. “BOB” GATES SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students currently employed within the University of
Central Arkansas Public Safety and/or working as an Emergency
Medical Technician in Faulkner County (Arkansas). Must be in good
academic standing with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Consideration may
be given to financial need. For more information, contact (501) 450-
3111.

BETTY SUE COWGER GEORGE SCHOLARSHIP
For students from Yell County (Arkansas). First preference given to
music majors. Consideration shall be given to financial need.

DR. WILLIE HARDIN SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who are Arkansas residents with first preference
given to African American students. Consideration shall be given to
financial need.

H. B. HARDY, JR. SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who have completed 60 or more credit hours
with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Student must be a member in good
standing of the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity and have demonstrated
leadership to the fraternity and the university. Preference may be
given to financial need.

JUDGE W. M. HARPER AND SARAH “SALLY” REYNOLDS HARPER SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Selection shall be
based on financial need and academic performance.

HARVEY/MITCHELL-FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a high school or college GPA of 3.0 or
above. Selection based on academic performance, financial need, and
being active in worship and work of a Christian congregation.
Preference shall be given to qualifying applicants who are members of
the First Presbyterian Church of Conway.

VIRGINIA LOVELL HIGHTOWER SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 or above. Selection based
on financial need and academic performance.

JIM AND KAY HINKLE SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students from a Stone County (Arkansas) high school.
Selection based on ACT score of 24 or above and a GPA of 2.75 or
above. Consideration shall be given to financial need.

ANGELA FRENCH HOFFMANS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
For students in good academic standing majoring in education at
UCA and who graduated from Bryant (Arkansas) High School.

HOLLOWAY/HICKS SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time entering freshmen with first preference given to African
American students from Monroe County (Arkansas). Second
preference given to Arkansas African American students. Selection
based on high school GPA of 2.5 or above and financial need.

ROSAMOND HUGHES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who plan to major in education and teach.
Selection shall be based on financial need and GPA of 2.5 or above.

GINI INGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students enrolled in both choir and band ensembles,
with first preference given to non-music majors (students majoring or
minoring in music are also encouraged to apply). Consideration may
be given to financial need.

CARROLL D. JONES SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Selection based on
financial need and academic performance.

DON KING/SIGMA TAU GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with 60 or more completed semester hours
with a GPA of 2.5 or above. The recipient shall demonstrate
leadership to the fraternity and the university. The recipient shall be a
member in good standing with the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity.

DEREK LEWIS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time African American students with a GPA of 2.75 or above.
Preference shall be given to African-American students from Hughes,
Arkansas or the Delta area. If no eligible student is found, then the
recipient shall be an African-American student majoring in pre-med
and/or biology. Consideration shall be given to financial need.

JOHN AND REBECCA LUSK SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students from Union County with an ACT of 24 or
above and high school GPA of 2.75 or above. Consideration may be
given to financial need.

AARON B. MACKEY SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time African American students who have been accepted into
the athletic or communication program at UCA. Cumulative GPA of
2.5 or above and an ACT score of 18 or above. Consideration may be
given to financial need.

JOSEPH NORMAN MANLEY SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time African American students with a cumulative GPA of
2.5 or above. Consideration may be given to financial need.

CAROLYN MANN SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time entering freshmen who are graduates of a high school
in Lonoke County (Arkansas) in good academic standing. Preference
shall be given to graduates from Carlisle High School. Consideration
shall be given to financial need.

CAROLYN MANN ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time entering freshmen who are Arkansas residents and in
good academic standing. Consideration shall be given to financial
need.

CAROLYN MANN “EAST” INITIATIVE SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time entering freshmen. First preference given to Arkansas
residents who participated in a high school EAST Initiative Program
and who exhibited an entrepreneurial spirit. Consideration shall be
given to financial need. A letter of recommendation from your EAST
facilitator is required.

ROBERT M. MCLAUCHLIN GRADUATE EDUCATION MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
For students who are U. S. citizens and enrolled in a graduate
program at UCA. Preference shall be given to Arkansas residents.
Selection based on academic performance, school and community
involvement, and financial need.

XZIN MCNEAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students enrolled in the College of Natural Sciences and
Mathematics. Selection based on financial need and GPA of 2.5 or
above.

MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 or above. Selection may be
based on financial need and academic performance.

BILL AND JOYCE MILLER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with preference given to students who have
been a member of the Boys and Girls Club of their respective
community. Second preference given to students pursuing a degree
in the College of Liberal Arts. Requires an ACT score of 24 or above
and a high school cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above. Consideration
may be given to financial need.

HOWARD R. AND EMILY MONTGOMERY SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time entering freshmen who are graduates of Arkansas High
School in Texarkana (Arkansas). Preference shall be given to students
from Arkansas High School. Second preference shall be given to any
high school student from Texarkana (Arkansas). Selection based on
ACT score of 24 or above and high school GPA of 2.75 or above.
Consideration may be given to financial need.

PAUL AND KIMBERLY MOORE SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time entering freshmen or non-traditional students with
financial need and GPA of 2.5 or above. First preference given to First
Presbyterian Church of Conway members and Conway Cradle Care
participants.

ROBIN NIX SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who are members of the UCA tennis team or
band. Consideration may be given to financial need.

MISS EUGENIA M. OLIVER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time junior or senior female students under the age of 23
with 60 hours or more completed at UCA. Preference given to St.
Francis County graduates. Selection shall be based on financial need,
potential and academic performance.

W. E. AND IRENE K. PENNINGTON SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 or above. Selection may be
based on financial need and academic performance.

FRED AND LILLIAN PETRUCELLI SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students majoring in writing, journalism or theatre with
a GPA of 2.75 or above. Selection shall be based on financial need,
potential and academic performance.

PHI LAMBDA CHI/CASEY KECK SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time undergraduate students with GPA of 2.5 or above.
Preference given to Phi Lambda Chi members. Selection based on
academic performance, student activities and financial need.

DELMA JO PRINCE SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who are U. S. citizens with a high school GPA
of 3.3 or above and in the top 15% of his/her graduating class.
Financial need shall be considered.

MARIE AND WALTER SCHAFFHAUSER SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students who are graduates of a Phillips County high
school. First preference given to graduates of Marvel Academy.

JAMES W. AND PEGGY SCHNEIDER SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 or above. Selection may be
based on financial need and academic performance.

PAM SNIDER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time female, junior, senior or graduate students with financial
need and a GPA of 2.50 or above. Preference (in descending order)
given to the following: students of American Indian descent majoring
in elementary education, psychology, or counseling.

TEMPLETON SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Consideration shall be given to financial need.

JOHN AND BETTY WARD SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time students majoring in journalism. Requires completion
of 60 credit hours or more and cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above.
Selection shall be based on financial need, potential and academic
performance.

MAURICE WEBB ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
For full-time undergraduate students majoring in history or
education who have completed 30 hours or more with a GPA of 3.0
or above. Consideration shall be given to financial need.

EUGENE AND HAZEL WEIR EDUCATIONAL TRUST
For full-time students with preference given to Pope County
(Arkansas) graduates. Selection shall be based on financial need.

FARRIS W. AND ANN BRANDON WOMACK SCHOLARSHIP
For Arkansas residents from one of the following counties: Calhoun,
Cleburne or Dallas. Requires ACT of 24 or above and high school
GPA of 2.75 or above. Consideration may be given to financial need.