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Entering Freshman

2022-2023 Entering Freshman

 

How to Apply for Academic Scholarships
  1. Apply for Admission to UCA by January 24, 2022.  For information about the Admission application, visit the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services.
  2. Meet all eligibility requirements of the 2022-2023 Academic Scholarship Policy by the scholarship deadline listed.
  3. A limited number of Distinguished Scholarships will be awarded through a competitive review process. In addition to all other eligibility requirements, students must submit a separate application by the January 24, 2022 deadline to be considered. Factors including but not limited to GPA, high school accolades, community service and response to an essay will be considered in determining recipients. The application will be reviewed by a Scholarship Committee and scored based on a rubric including those factors. Once recipients are determined, award letters will be mailed to recipients no later than March 7, 2022.
    The Distinguished Scholarship application is open.  If you have issues completing the application, please contact the Office of Admissions at 501-450-3128 or admissions@uca.edu. If you have questions about eligibility for the Distinguished Scholarship, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at 501-450-3140 or finaid@uca.edu.
  4. Visit uca.edu/honors for information on how to apply for Schedler Honors College scholarships.
Deadline – January 24, 2022 for Achievement & Distinguished
Deadline – May 2, 2022 for Future Leaders & University
Deadline – January 24, 2022 for Honors College Scholarships

 

2022-2023 Freshman Academic Scholarships

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2022-2023 UCA Honors College Scholarships

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Additional Freshman Academic Scholarship Information
  • Required documentation must be submitted to the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services by the applicable deadline.
  • If a student is graduating from high school early, a 4th or 5th semester transcript will be considered.
  • All institutional scholarships are highly competitive and awarded based on academic performance and available funds.
  • Scholarships are for the duration of 8 consecutive fall and spring semesters or through completion of a bachelor’s degree, whichever occurs first.
  • Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 15 UCA credit hours as of the 8th class day each fall and spring semester during the term of their scholarship.
  • Students must remain in good academic standing as described in the current UCA Undergraduate Bulletin.
  • Students must live in University housing to receive the housing award and therefore the annual total award. Click here to learn more about University housing options.
  • Academic scholarships will only apply to charges for in-state tuition, room/board, and mandatory fees directly assessed by the University. The housing award will only apply to housing charges directly assessed by the University.
  • Please see the 2022-2023 Academic Scholarship Policy at uca.edu/scholarships/policies for all scholarship requirements.
  • For information on the Academic Scholarship renewal policy, click here.
 Additional Schedler Honors College Scholarship Information
  • To be considered for the Schedler Honors College and/or University Scholars Program, students must be admitted to UCA and complete the application to the Schedler Honors College and/or University Scholars Program at uca.edu/honors by the deadline. Please contact the Honors College at
    honors@uca.edu or 501-450-3198 with any questions or for more information regarding these scholarships.
  • For information on the Honors Scholarship renewal policy, click here.