Masks are required as the campus is at red status.

Scholarships and Resources

Apply for Scholarships specifically dedicated to first gen students 

 Arch Ford Scholars: An endowment to honor the late Arch Ford, a UCA Alum and former commissioner for the Arkansas State Board of Education. This is a need based scholarship for a rising sophomore student who graduated from an Arkansas high school and is also eligible for a federal/state pell grant.

 Also apply for other UCA scholarships

 UCA Foundation Scholarships  At this link you will find a list of scholarships provided by the UCA foundation.Theses are not specifically for First Gen students but each scholarship has different criteria that you may meet! Through the application process, you will fill out your demographic information and the website will narrow down which scholarships you are eligible for.

 External Scholarships:

 FAFSA- Deadline is June 30th!

 Academic Challenge/Arkansas Lottery

Helpful Campus Resources

UCA Financial Aid

Financial Aid can walk you through FAFSA, scholarship and loan options.

UCA Counseling Center

The college transition process can be stressful. The UCA Counseling Center is here to help support your mental health needs during your duration as a member of the UCA community.

Student Accounts

Student Account can help you understand the payment process, help you set up a payment plan and for out of state students, talk to Student Accounts about if you qualify for an Out of State Tuition Fee Waiver!

UCA Registrar

Talk to the Registrar about your transcripts, and the graduation application process!

Job Listings(Internships, Part-time and Work Study)

UCA has part-time job listings as well as Work Study opportunities, most of which are right on campus!

UCA Career Services

How they can help: Career Services will look over and critique your resume for you. Their WOW  closet offer one free outfit a year to wear to interviews.

Office of Diversity and Community

The Office of Diversity and Community offer multiple resources, programs and chances to get involved for students.

Center for Writing and Communication

The CWC can help you with writing essays or with your presentation skills, to aid you in becoming a better communicator!