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Scholarships

College, Department & Program Specific Scholarships

JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP

JOURNALISM PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — Available for News6, The Scroll and The Echo. May be renewable. Fall deadline: April 15. Spring deadline: November 15.

FORENSICS SCHOLARSHIP

UCA DEBATE AND FORENSICS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — Available for students who plan to study communication who have demonstrated excellence in debate, forensics and competitive speech.

 

Apply here for scholarships listed below.

Foundation Scholarships

 

WILL COUNTS JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP

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

MARSHALL DEAN DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP

For full-time freshmen students who are graduates of Booneville (Arkansas) High School pursuing a degree in English, history or journalism. Preference shall be given to students with financial need

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.

JERRY OVERTON SCHOLARSHIP

For full-time junior or senior students majoring in journalism with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above in both major and academic studies. Selection based on academic performance, demonstrated journalism development as shown by working in news, radio, TV internships/jobs and other related journalism activities. Student must have a strong desire to make journalism their profession.

 

JOHN AND BETTY WARD SCHOLARSHIP

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

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.

AARON B. MACKEY SCHOLARSHIP

For full-time African-American students who have been accepted into the athletic or communication programs at UCA. Requires a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above and ACT of 18 or above. Consideration may be given to financial need.

FAYDEAN DUNEVANT SCHOLARSHIP

For full-time female African-American students who are residents of Faulkner County (Arkansas) and majoring within the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. 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.

 

Alumni Association Scholarship

 

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 Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Consideration may be given to financial need.