Scholarships

Scholarship applications are now open through the UCA Foundation Website.

Please apply at https://ucafoundation.awardspring.com/

All applications are due by January 21, 2021

SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • ADAMS-LINDSAY-WEBB ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
  • KAREN & KATHY ARMSTRONG SCHOLARSHIP FUND
  • CECILY COFFELT-BULLARD ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
  • GRACE PHELPS DUPREE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
  • ARMANI FAMOUS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
  • FERGUSON – BROWN SCHOOL NUTRITION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
  • MARTHA STONE HARDING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
  • DR. MARY HARLAN SCHOLARSHIP
  • MARY ANN AND ANDREW HIEGEL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
  • DR. ROY C. AND DOLLIE RANDLEMAN HOLL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
  • EMILY OATES SCHOLARSHIPS
  • DR. NINA ROOFE NUTRITION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
  • NINA RUSS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
  • SUELLEN WARD SCHOLARSHIP FUND
  • CONNIE WESTBROOK SCHOLARSHIP

Please note that not all are awarding at this time.

FAQ FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS (coming soon)

Undergraduate Students:

Criteria for Selecting Candidates for Scholarships:

  • The candidate must be an undergraduate major in an area of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Central Arkansas.
  • The undergraduate candidate must be a full-time student and enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester credit hours each semester they are a recipient of the scholarship.
  • The undergraduate candidate must meet the minimum cumulative grade point average from all attempted college coursework on a minimum of 24 credit hours completed at the end of current semester, 12 of which are at UCA. See specific scholarship criteria here.
  • The candidate must have demonstrated leadership skills in departmental organizations, campus and non-campus activities.
  • The candidate must complete the application with all required information.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Applications must be submitted online.
  • The recipient must attend the annual Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni/Student Recognition Luncheon at UCA on April 23, 2021.

Procedure for Selecting Scholarship Recipients:

  • A scholarship committee composed of UCA Family and Consumer Sciences faculty members will review applications and select recipients.
  • The recipients will be notified by e-mail and mail prior to the luncheon date.

Payment of Scholarship:

  • The scholarship shall be paid to the recipient on the dates of registration for indicated semesters of the academic year on the condition that the student continues to maintain the minimum requirements and continues to major in one of the specialization areas of the Department.  In the event the recipient discontinues his/her enrollment or changes his/her major after the beginning of the fall semester, the unused funds shall be awarded in subsequent years to another recipient.

Graduate Students:

Criteria for Selecting Candidates for Scholarships:

  • The candidate must be a graduate student in an area of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Central Arkansas.
  • The graduate candidate must meet the minimum cumulative grade point average from all graduate college coursework.
  • The candidate must have demonstrated leadership skills in academic & professional work experiences.
  • The candidate must complete the application with all required information.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Applications must be submitted online.
  • The recipient must attend the annual Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni/Student Recognition Luncheon at UCA on April 23, 2021.  Exemptions will be considered and voted on by the scholarship committee on a case by case basis.  Please indicate your request and explain it in an email addressed to the scholarship committee.  Attendance will not be a factor in selecting recipients.

Procedure for Selecting Scholarship Recipients:

  • A scholarship committee composed of UCA Family and Consumer Sciences faculty members will review applications and select recipients.
  • The recipients will be notified by e-mail prior to the luncheon date.

Payment of Scholarship:

  • The scholarship shall be paid to the recipient on the dates of registration for indicated semesters of the academic year on the condition that the student continues to maintain the minimum requirements and continues to major in one of the specialization areas of the Department.  In the event the recipient discontinues his/her enrollment or changes his/her major, he/she will forfeit the scholarship and the unused funds shall be awarded in subsequent years to another recipient.
If you have questions, please contact facsscholarship@uca.edu 

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