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Scholarships for Current Ƶ

Currently attending classes at NPC or have done so in the last 24 months.

Scholarships for New Ƶ

First time freshmen or students transferring to NPC.

All Available Scholarships

NPC Scholarships

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President's Scholarship

 

The President's Scholarship is available to students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and covers the cost of tuition and fees for up to 4 semesters at NPC. Ƶ must enroll within 1 year of high school graduation.
Ƶ must meet the following criteria to receive scholarship: (2 of 3 must be met):
  • 3.25 Cumulative High School GPA (a one-time probation period may be allowed for students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA immediately after their first term as a full time regular college student)
  • 24 or higher on ACT
  • Rank in the top 25% of graduating class
To maintain the scholarship:
  • 3.25 Cumulative GPA
  • Full-time Enrollment (at least 12 hours per term)
  • Successfully complete the required hours with a grade of a D or better

Academic Achievement Award

 

The Academic Achievement Award is available to students with the potential to excel in college and covers the cost of tuition for 2 semesters. Ƶ must enroll within 1 year of high school graduation.

Ƶ must meet the following criteria to receive scholarship:

  • 2.75 Cumulative GPA
  • 19 or higher on ACT

To maintain the scholarship:

  • 2.75 Cumulative GPA (a one-time probation period may be allowed for students with a 2.5 cumulative GPA immediately after their first term as a full time regular college student)
  • Full-time Enrollment (at least 12 hours per term)
  • Successfully complete the required hours with a grade of a D or better

Ƶ may reapply for one additional year if funding is available and they maintain the required CGPA and full time enrollment.

These scholarships are awarded for the fall and spring semester only.

 

Honors College

 

Scholarships awarded at program director's discretion.
Graduating Senior must meet the following criteria to receive scholarship:
  • 3.5 Cumulative High School GPA
  • 24 or higher on ACT
  • Successfully complete the required hours with a grade of a D or better

Encore

 

Covers tuition for Fall an Spring semesters. 
Deadline is February 1st.
Student must be at least 21 years old.

Student of the Month

 

Amount $500
Meet required cumulative GPC per Satisfactory Academic Progress policy

Each division will nominate and select a student of the month. This student will be given a $500 scholarship and will be recognized by the Board of Trustees.

ACC Academic All Star

 

The purpose of this program is to recognize the scholarly and service achievements of Arkansas’ two-year college students.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Arkansas resident
  • Enrolled in a public two-year college and expected to continue enrollment through at least Spring of the following year
  • Completed a minimum of 24 credit hours in pursuit of an associate degree by June 1 of the current year
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.25
  • Demonstrated involvement in campus and/or community activities
  • Intent to graduate from the NPC with an associate degree by Summer 2021
  • Intent to transfer to an Arkansas four-year university upon associate degree completion
  • Successfully complete the required hours with a grade of a D or better

Selection Process:

When selecting an Academic All-Star and Alternate, the selection committee will consider:

  • Cumulative GPA (minimum of 3.25 on a 4.00 scale)
  • Participation in academic or technical honors organizations
  • Awards/honors given by the college and community
  • Involvement in campus activities, campus leadership roles, and community participation

Consideration may be given, at the committee's discretion, for rigorous coursework, heavy work load, challenging personal circumstances, or overcoming significant obstacles.

 

Nighthawk Leadership

 

The Nighthawk Leadership Scholarship is awarded to NPC students that exhibit leadership and service to their campus and community. In order to receive the Nighthawk Leadership Scholarship students must be awarded a qualifying position by completing the appropriate selection process. 

Positions that qualify:

  • Student Government Association Officers and Representatives
  • Student Ambassadors
  • PTK Officers

To maintain the scholarship:

  • 2.0 Cumulative GPA
  • Full-time Enrollment (at least 12 hours per term)
  • Successfully complete the required hours with a grade of a D or better

Award amount depends on the position and availability of funds.

NPC Non-Traditional Student

 

This scholarship is available to assist students that need a flexible schedule to complete their degree. This scholarships is nonrefundable to students and is available to pay tuition, fees, and books (if no other financial aid is available for the purchase of books).

Ƶ must  meet the following criteria to receive scholarship:

  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours
  • Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Must be degree seeking
  • Must be at least one year out of High School

Scholarship awards will vary based on enrollment.

Award amounts up to:

  • $1,000 - 12 Hours or more
  • $750 - 9 to 11 Hours
  • $500 - 6 to 8 Hours

NPTC Outstanding Student

 

Covers the cost of tuition and fees up to 4 semesters (excluding program fees and meal plan fees)
Deadline is February 1
Graduating Senior must meet the following criteria to receive scholarship:
  • Complete one year in the Ƶ Park Technology Center
  • Instructor recommendation/selection with approval of Director of NPC Technology Center
  • Must have a 2.5 CGPA in NPTC program at graduation
  • Must enroll at NPC within 1 year of high school graduation
  • Maintain 2.5 CGPA and successfully complete with a grade of D or better 12 credit hours
  • Instructor recommendation/selection with approval of Director of NPC Technology Center
  • These scholarships are awarded for the fall and spring semesters only

NPTC Skills HOSA/Gold Medal

 

Covers the cost of tuition and fees up to 4 semesters (excluding program fees an meal plan fees)
Deadline is February 1
Graduating Senior must meet the following criteria to receive scholarship
  • Serve at least 1 year as an Arkansas Skills USA state officer and/or been a gold medal winner in state and/or Ƶ Skills USA competition
  • Must have a 2.5 high school GPA
  • Must enroll at NPC within 1 year of high school graduation or of receiving the scholarship
  • Maintain 2.5 CGPA and successfully complete with a grade of D or better 12 credit hours
  • This will also apply for students in Medical Professions if the program attends HOSA instead of Skills USA

Ƶ Park College Promise (Must complete NPTC Program)

 

Ƶ Park College is proud to offer the NPC Promise Scholarship to students who complete a two year program through the Ƶ Park Technology Center (NPTC). The NPC Promise is a last dollar scholarship that covers 100 percent of the cost of tuition and fees after all other aid has been applied. It is renewable for two years at NPC.

To qualify for the NPC Promise scholarship a student has to be enrolled in the same NPTC program for both years and complete all necessary program requirements.

For more information regarding the NPC Promise Scholarship and NPTC please visit the Promise Scholarship page.

Ƶ entering their junior year that want to attend NPTC can complete an application provided by their high school counselor. Upon graduation, students should complete the 

Emblem Club

 

This scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. It is open to high school and college students that plan to attend NPC for the in the Fall semester. Incomplete applications will not be considered for assistance.

Deadline: February 1, 2021

Artist Workshop

 

The art faculty of NPC shall select a recipient for the Artist Workshop scholarship. The award money is for supplies through the NPC Bookstore only. 

Eligibility:
  • Enrollment in some type of art class.

Bernard Nugent

 

Eligibility:
  • You must complete the FAFSA.
  • The scholarship is based solely on need. 
  • Preference is given to a student enrolled in the LPN program first, RN program second.
Award:
  • The award for the first two years will be $1,000, $500 for LPN and $500 for RN.
  • By the third year, if unrestricted funds only equate to $500 or less, preference will be given to an LPN student. 
  • Award pays for tuition, books, fees and reimbursement for licensure.
Renewal Criteria:
  • The student must remain in good academic standing. 

BG and Juanita Williams

 

The student must be enrolled to become a teacher and the scholarship will be applied to the recipients' cost of attendance. 

Eligibility:
  • Financial need.
  • Community involvement.
  • Potential to succeed in college.

Bill Ogden Memorial

 

Eligibility: 
  • 2.0 GPA or higher.
  • Must complete FAFSA.
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • Provide a signed personal letter stating needs.
The award may be used towards tuition, books and fees and is not renewable.

Bob and Dana Lambert Math/Science

 

Ƶ must be enrolled in General Chemistry I or II, General Physics I or II, Engineering Materials, Statistics and Dynamics, Discrete Math or math electives above these courses. The minimum GPA is 3.0. Ƶ completing or declaring an Associate of Arts in teaching are not eligible to apply. This award is not renewable. The award may be used towards textbooks, e-books, lab kits, course required supplies, access codes, clickers, or a required software for a specific course referenced.

Bob and Doris Hawthorne

 

There is no minimum GPA necessary for the student to qualify. The student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours to be awarded this scholarship. Preference will be given to students who have intentions to transfer to a four-year accredited college or university or a student enrolled in a two-year degree program at NPC. The student must show financial need. Must have a completed FAFSA. The award may be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees and books but is not renewable.

Chester Garrett Automotive

 

The minimum GPA to qualify is 2.5. The scholarship is based on merit and need. Ƶ will apply by completing the NPC scholarship application. The applicants must write a brief essay including employment plans and any community or family assistance they provide.

Spring semester only. Scholarship opportunity will be announced by October 15, have a deadline of November 7, and the recipient selected by November 15th. 

The award may be used for tuition, fees, books or tools. Any remaining monies not used may be released to the student.

Dora Jane Ledgerwood Ellis - Music

 

A scholarship in the amount of $600 will be awarded each semester to a student who meets the following criteria:
  • Distinguished need (FAFSA).
  • Applicant must demonstrate outstanding vocal/musical ability through an audition with the choral director.
  • Applicant must maintain a grade point average of 2.25 each semester.
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at NPC.

Dora Jane Ledgerwood Ellis - Nursing

 

Scholarship Award:
  • $500 for fall and renewed in the spring with successful completion of the previous semester.
  • $250 for the spring semester.
Selection Criteria:
  1. First Scholarship
    • Entering first-year students.
    • Need.
    • Academic success.
    • Preference to Garland County residence and health care experience.
  2. Second Scholarship
    • Returning second semester.
    • Need.
    • Academic success.
    • Preference to Garland County residence and health care experience.

Dr. Kenneth Cook - English

 

This scholarship must be awarded to a student within the English department discipline. If no English majors meet the criteria, the scholarship may be awarded to a Communication Arts Student. Award money may be used for tuition, fees and books. The scholarship is not renewable.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • The minimum GPA required for this scholarship is 2.75.
  • The student should show financial need.
  • The student must be a Garland County resident in their first or second year at NPC.
  • The student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours.
  • The student must complete a FAFSA.

Elisabeth Wagner

 

The Elisabeth Wagner Scholarship is a merit and need-based scholarship. Ƶ must have completed the NPC scholarship application and filed a FAFSA. The student is picked by the division based on their degree.

Jessie Garrett Memorial

 

This scholarship is open both to new and returning students. No required GPA for first-time students. If returning however a 2.0 CGPA is required. Must be enrolled in at least 6 hours. Preference is given to students who did not qualify for financial aid. Preference will be given to a male student, aged 18-25. The award money may be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees and books. This award is not renewable.

Jim Yeargan

 

The scholarship is based on merit only and is open to all disciplines. Preference will be given to students with a 3.5 GPA or higher. Ƶ must have completed a minimum of 12 hours and have at least one year left at NPC. The student must include a one-pay essay on the following topic: "How your education will impact you and those around you." The award may be used towards tuition, books and fees and is renewable if the student maintains a 3.5.

John and Helen Selig

 

The scholarship is based on merit only: awarded to a student with a minimum 3.5 GPA. The student must have completed a minimum of 12 hours and have at least one year left to complete their coursework. The student must include a one-page essay: How your education will impact you and those around you. The award may be used for tuition and fees.

Junius M. and Peggy J. Stevenson

 

Ƶ must complete a FAFSA. First preference will be given to students that demonstrate financial need, yet do not qualify for FAFSA. Preference will be given to minorities. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA. Should a student who exemplifies Mr. Stevenson's goal of providing scholarships to "Ƶ who really want and education" and do not qualify under the above criteria, the student may be considered for this award. The award may be used towards tuition, fees, and books.

Kay Holden

 

The scholarship is based on student merit and need. Preference is given to students studying business or information systems. Each scholarship awarded may be used to cover the cost of tuition and fees including lab fees, registration fees and technology fees.
  • Merit
    • Minimum 3.0 CGPA.
    • High school transcripts will be used if the applicant has not yet taken 12 hours or more.
    • Ƶ must re-apply each year and must maintain a 2.75 CGPA for their new application to be considered.
  • Need
    • Ƶ are required to complete a FAFSA to establish need.

This scholarship gives preference to graduates from the HSSD. If no one from the HSSD applies, the scholarship will be awarded to a student from Garland County.

Lee and Brenda Richardson

 

The Lee and Brenda Richardson Endowment Fund scholarship are based on the need of the student. The minimum GPA is 2.75, preference will be given to students within the Nursing and Health Science discipline and to those displaying financial need, students must complete the FAFSA and the NPC general scholarship application with two letters of recommendation from their instructors.

Luciew Military Service

 

The student should show financial need. Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours. Preference will be given to a student that has been disabled through military service, or who is active military or veteran of the US armed forces. Must have completed FAFSA. Renewable for another full year *if* recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress. The award may be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees and books.

Machine Tool

 

The scholarship is based on merit and need. Preference will be given to students in the NPTC Machine Tools program who show hardworking skills, have a good attitude and show up ready to work each day. Minimum GPA to qualify is a 3.0; the student must have a financial need and complete a FAFSA form. The award covers books only and will be posted to the student's account at the institution of their choice.

Math and Science

 

The student must have successfully completed a minimum of 15 credit hours of college work with at least 3 hours in the math/science area. The student must be qualified for Intermediate Algebra or above. The student's overall GPA must be at least 3.0. The student's GPA in all math/science courses must be at least 3.0. The student's educational plan for the next semester must include at least one Math/Science course. The student's occupational goal must be in a math/science-related area which would not be under another division. The award may be used towards tuition, books and fees. This award is for one semester but students can reapply each semester.

Penelope's Path

 

Eligibility Criteria: 
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA.
  • Possess financial need.
  • Complete a FAFSA and submit the NPC scholarship application.
  • All students in the EMT program are encouraged to apply.

Quapaw Technical

 

The student must be enrolled full-time in the NPTC. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required. The student must have completed a two-year high school technology program and must have enrolled at NPTC within one year of HS Graduation. Short Essay: What are your career plans and why did you choose your profession? The award may be used towards tuition, fees and books. Funds may not be released to the student. The scholarship does not renew for a second year, the student must re-apply.

Robyn Lynn Megahan

 

Same guidelines as the Garland County Single Parent Scholarship. The student must be a Garland County resident. The award may be used towards tuition and fees.

Scott Graphic Arts

 

The scholarship is based on merit only: awarded to a second-year Graphic Design student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The student MUST NOT BE ELIGIBLE to receive Pell Funds. The award may be used for tuition, books, fees and supplies.

Seiz Sign

 

The scholarship is based on merit only: awarded to a second-year Graphic Design student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a legal resident of Arkansas. The award may be used for tuition and fees

Tim Fincham Memorial

 

The student must complete FAFSA to apply for a scholarship. Minimum GPA is 3.0, however, exceptions can be made at the discretion of the Criminal Justice Faculty. Preference will be given to a second-year Criminal Justice student. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours to receive funding for the second semester. Award may be used towards tuition, books, and fees

Tom and Rachel Spencer Spirit of NPC

 

The student must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa, must contribute to the spirit of NPC, and show improvement in the individual's own personal development and capacity to contribute to his or her family and community. Award is given directly to the student in check form at graduation.

Dr. Van Davis Memorial

 

Scholarship applicants must be a first-generation college student. First and second-year students are both eligible. Must have a CGPA between 2.5-3.0. Must have completed a FAFSA. Include an essay on how your education will impact you and those around you. The award may be used towards tuition, fees, books and supplies, which may not be released to the student and is not renewable.

Vincenzo Carmini Pascale

 

The student must be enrolled in the NPC Culinary Arts programs. The minimum GPA required is 2.75. The student should show financial need. The student must be in their first or second year at NPC. The student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours. FAFSA must be completed. The award may be used towards tuition, books and fees.

Wanda Reese

 

The student must have a minimum GPA of 2.0, complete a FAFSA form, maintain a minimum of nine hours credit in the fall or spring/six hours in the summer, and include a short essay: What are your career goals and why did you choose this profession? Award will be used for tuition, books, fees and supplies.

Wencel Trust

 

Provides scholarships to students who may not otherwise qualify. Preference will be given to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The student must be considered full-time. The award is for tuition only. Even financial aid award years: Business, Communication/Arts, Health Sciences and Nursing. Odd financial aid award Years: Math/Science, Learning Acceleration Division, Social Sciences and Technical.

William and Carma Stroup

 

The scholarship is based on merit and need. The student must have a minimum 2.75 GPA  and be enrolled in at least six credit hours. Preference will be given to the student that indicates an intention to transfer to a four-year accredited college or university. The award may be used towards tuition books and fees.

Sherree Hughes Memorial

 

The student must have a GPA of at least 2.75. Must be a Health Occupations student at Ƶ Park Technology Center who intends in going into health care. Must be enrolled in at least 12 hours. Preference will be given to students who are involved with Health Occupations Ƶ of America (HOSA). Two letters of recommendation are required. Must have a completed FAFSA. The award may be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books and/or materials needed for the program. Ƶ who wish to be considered for a second year's scholarship must re-apply but will be given preference.

Kristy Carter Book

 

This scholarship is open to African American woman overcoming obstacles while pursuing her education, maintaining a 2.5 GPA with plans to transfer to a four year college.

Ray and Willodene Donathan

 

Student must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to apply for the scholarship, possesses a minimum GPA of 2.75, declared a business degree and enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours. Preference will be given based on need. Preference will be given to direct descendants of Thomas Carroll (TC) and Mamie Alice Moore Donathan (documentation will be required).

NPC Foundation General

 

There is no minimum GPA necessary for the student to qualify. The student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours to be awarded this scholarship. Preference will be given to students who have intentions to transfer to a four-year accredited college or university or a student enrolled in a two-year degree program at NPC. Student must show financial need. International students can be considered for this scholarship if student has financial need.

Joe and Betty Harrison

 

Student must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to apply for the scholarship. The minimum GPA to qualify for the scholarship is 2.5(2.0 if able to prove learning differences). Preference will be given to a student pursuing a degree in history or related field.

LaRue Look to the Future

 

Student must complete FASFA. Minimum GPA to qualify for the scholarship is 2.5. Student must be or formerly involved with the Department of Human Services Foster Care System. Preference will be given to those in the Garland or Montgomery counties. A brief essay will be required explaining how the DHS Foster Care System has impacted their life, why they chose to attend Ƶ Park College and what their future career goals are.

The Nightingale

 

The minimum GPA required to qualify is a 3.0. The student should show financial need. The student must be a Garland County resident. Evidence of service or volunteer activities to the community and/or the College must exist. Must have a completed FAFSA.

NPC Single Parent

 

Follows same guidelines as the . Follow the above link to apply for the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship. Complete the NPC scholarship application for the NPC scholarship.

Bonita Russell Art

 

Scholarship is based on merit only: awarded to a second-year Graphic Design student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The student MUST NOT BE ELIGIBLE to receive Pell Funds.

Ray and Patricia Smith

 

First preference will be given to students that demonstrate financial need.  Student must maintain a 2.75 GPA.

June Westmoreland Smith

 

Scholarship recipient must be a female full- or part-time student at NPC, complete a FASFA, maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Wombat

 

Minimum GPA to apply is 3.0. Student must be a communication arts major with the intent to transfer to pursue a journalism or public relations degree. Student must demonstrate financial need, FASFA not required.

GED Scholarship

 

The GED Scholarship is available to students who completed the GED program through the NPC Adult Education center. 

This scholarship pays half tuition at NPC for up to 4 semesters. Ƶ must enroll within one year of completing their GED. Student must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and successfully complete with a grade of D or better with 12 credit hours. The scholarship is awarded for the fall and springs semester but may be awarded in the summer if funding is available.
 

Nursing and Health Sciences Scholarships

Apply for Nursing and Health Sciences scholarships by completing the Nursing and Health Sciences Scholarship Application.


Tamara Abernathy "Make It Better" Scholarship

 

Selected by Nursing Division Student Affairs committee

Fawnda Broach

 

This scholarship is awarded to a second year nursing student with stable academic performance who plans to continue education in nursing and demonstrates a caring attitude. Student must have a 2.75 GPA, merit, financial need and a positive attitude towards learning, seeking experience and assisting peers.

Joseph C. Brown Nursing Scholarship

 

The scholarship should be given out at the discretion of the Nursing Department. The student must display a caring attitude for patients; a minimum GPA to qualify for the scholarship is a 3.0; the award may be renewable at the end of the academic year as long as the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress (SAP). Student must complete a FAFSA.

Teresa J Buck Memorial Endowment

 

Student must be a female student accepted in the NPC Nursing Division's RN Program. Student must be in the midst of pursuing this degree as a second career. Preference will be given to second year student, however, first year may be considered if student demonstrates need.

Ginger & Rustin Burns Endowed Nursing Scholarship

 

Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA, show financial need, be a resident of Arkansas in their first or second year at NPC. Student must enroll in at least 6 credit hours. Preference will be given to students pursuing a career in nursing and have been accepted in to the NPC PN or RN program (or continuing in to the BSN program). Student must fill out a FASFA.

Frank Buys

 

Male, 35 years or older. Student must be enrolled in the Health Science division and working towards a degree. Student must complete a FASFA.

Jim and Linda Castaldi Scholarship Endowment Fund

 

This scholarship must be awarded to a freshman level Registered Nursing student for the fall and spring semester. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. The student should show financial need. The student should be seen as a hard worker that puts the maximum effort for learning. Evidence of care and concern for peers and patients must exist. Student should have long term plans to continue education at NPC. Student must complete a FAFSA.

Cevela Caring Hearts Nursing Scholarship

 

This scholarship will be awarded to students who display a caring attitude and commitment to nursing. Consideration will be given to students who are enrolled in the LPN to RN track. The minimum GPA required is 2.75. Ƶ must complete a FAFSA.

T.L and Irene Core Memorial Scholarship for Health Sciences

 

Student must be a 3rd semester Health Science Division student with approval of the Program Director and enrolled in an Allied Health Program that leads to an AAS degree in one of the following health professions: Health Information Technology, Radiologic Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Medical Laboratory Technology or Respiratory Therapy. Student must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Clinical of Excellence Award

 

The Nursing Division Student Affairs Committee will be responsible for this scholarship award. This scholarship will be awarded based on the following standards: Willingness and eagerness to learn, application of critical thinking skills, willingness to help classmates to be successful, overall caring attitude and provided excellent patient care, provided safety oriented care of patients, possessed knowledge of and the ability to apply concepts, actively sought out learning opportunities, and possessed the ability to successfully manage time to accomplish patient center goals. 

Diana's Dollars

 

This scholarship is awarded to student that demonstrates a sensitive and caring attitude and a love for the nursing profession. The faculty also feels that satisfactory progression in all course work. This is reflected by a good attendance record and a good grade point average.

Frederick M. Dierks Nursing Scholarship

 

The scholarship should be based on both merit and need. Preference will be given to students who display a positive attitude toward learning, seeking experiences and assisting their peers. The minimum GP A necessary to qualify for the scholarship is a 2.75. Ƶ must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for the scholarship.

Martin Eisele Nursing Scholarship

 

This scholarship will be awarded to students in Health Sciences. The minimum GPA to qualify is 2.75. The student must show financial need. The student must be a Garland County resident in their first or second year at NPC. The student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours. Must have a completed FAFSA.

Fitzpatrick Memorial Nursing Scholarship

 

Student must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to apply for the scholarship. The minimum GPA necessary to qualify for the scholarship is a 2.75.
 
Scholarship: Preference given to male RN student of committees choice.
 
NCLEX exam stipend: Any RN student 

Gaye Garner Simmons Memorial Scholarship

 

Second year Health Science major who intends to move directly into the workforce after graduating from NPC. Student must have financial need.

James Russell Godwin, Sr Nursing Scholarship

 

Second semester RN student. Used for tuition, fees, books, and licensure. Scholarship is refundable.
First consideration be given to females with dependent children. No hours requirement. Must complete FASFA and show financial need.

Paul and Jan Grasse Memorial Nursing Scholarship

 

Student must complete FASFA. Student must be a second year nursing student with the intent to further their nursing career. Preference will be given to a single parent.

Robbie and Jay Hays Memorial Nursing Scholarship

 

Awarded to no more than two students a year. The minimum GPA necessary to qualify for the scholarship is a 3.0. 

Jackson Nursing Scholarship

 

Awarded to students in their first year of the RN program. The minimum GPA required is a 3.0. Student must show financial need. The student must be a Garland County resident in their first or second year at NPC. Must be enrolled in at least 6 hours. Preference will be given to students who show promise as a registered nurse. FAFSA must be completed.

St. Joseph's Alumni Scholarship

 

Awarded to LPN students. Minimum GPA to qualify is 2.75. Student must complete FASFA.

Frances Elizabeth Iverson Nursing Scholarship

 

The minimum GPA necessary to qualify and maintain the scholarship is a 2.5. Student must be a female single-parent. Student must not be receiving any other scholarships (federal funding is acceptable). Student must be a citizen of the United States of America. Preference will be awarded to students living in Garland County.

Vivienne Rose Iverson Nursing Scholarship

 

The minimum GPA necessary to qualify and maintain the scholarship is a 2.5. Student must be a female single-parent. Student must not be receiving any other scholarships (federal funding is acceptable). Student must be a citizen of the United States of America. Preference will be awarded to students living in Garland County.

Rex V. McMahan Family Scholarship

 

Awards for this scholarship will be shared between the RN and PN each year. Preference will be given to students who display a positive attitude toward learning, seeking experiences, and assisting their peers. GPA requirement is a minimum of 2.75. Ƶ must complete FAFSA.

Garry G. Newman Pay It Forward Nursing Scholarship

 

The minimum GPA required is a 2.5. The student should show financial need. Preference will be given to students that do not receive Pell grant or other financial aid. Consideration will be given to students whose family income is less than $60,000 annually. The student must be a Garland County resident in their first or second year at NPC. The student must be a graduate of Fountain Lake High School and must be a completer of the Medical Professions/Health Sciences program at Ƶ Park Technology Center.

For the RN program, students must enter the program within one year of high school graduation.

For the LPN program, students must enter the program immediately after high school graduation.

The student must be accepted or enrolled in the RN or LPN curriculum coursework. Ƶ must have completed a FAFSA.

Upon completion of the RN or LPN program, the students are requested to "pay it forward" by donating back into this fund in order to sustain its perpetuity. 

Nurses are Heroes

 

Student must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to apply for the scholarship. Student must demonstrate financial need.

Olds Foundation Nursing Scholarship

 

Student must be in the RN program at NPC. Student must have attended high school at Centerpoint School District in Arkansas. The minimum GPA required is a 3.0. The student should show financial need. The student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours. Must have a completed FAFSA. 

James Olmedo Family Nursing Scholarship

 

The student must be a first generation college student enrolled in the RN or PN programs. Preference will be given to applicants that both work and attend school. The minimum GPA necessary to qualify is a 2.75. Must have a completed FAFSA. Student must also complete a one-page essay on the following topic: Why I am becoming a nurse.

Jannetje Osterlee-Korteweg Memorial Respiratory Therapy Scholarship

 

Student must be a 2nd year Respiratory Therapy Student in good academic standing The minimum GPA necessary to qualify and maintain the scholarship is a 3.0 Student must demonstrate a financial need. Student must be a citizen of the United States of America. Student must be a female .

Charlotte Phelps Nursing Scholarship

 

Student must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to apply for the scholarship, be a second year nursing student. Student must show leadership, caring, and have a professional involvement in the nursing field.

PN Practical Nursing Spirit Scholarship

 

Student must be enrolled in the NPC Practical Nurse Program. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. The student should show financial need. The student must be a Garland County resident in their first or second year at NPC. The student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours. Preference will be given to students who display integrity and professionalism along with leadership qualities. Student must have completed FAFSA.

Gail Louise Pratt Nursing Scholarship

 

Student must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to apply for the scholarship.
Student must be enrolled in the Nursing Program and demonstrate intent to further their nursing career.

Rowe Family Nursing Scholarship

 

Recipients shall be residents of Arkansas and shall be over the age of twenty-two. Preference will be given to the residents of Garland Count. Scholarship will be based on financial need, academic ability, and character of applicants.

M.R. Springer Radiology

 

Scholarship is based on merit and need. Student must have a minimum of 3.5 GPA, be a resident of Garland County in their first or second year at NPC, be enrolled in at least six credit hours, and fill out a FASFA.

Relda Steelman Nursing Scholarship

 

Student must complete a FASFA. Minimum GPA to qualify is 2.75. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 hours. Preference will be given to students who are Med Pro completers or have been involved with the Health Occupations Ƶ of America (HOSA).

Dr. Nizar Suleman Scholarship

 

Student must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to apply for the scholarship Student must maintain a 3.2 GPA. Student must demonstrate a financial need. Student must be striving for a career in critical care. Preference will be given to a single parent.

Maartje van den Heuvel Memorial Nursing Scholarship

 

The minimum GPA necessary to qualify and maintain the scholarship is a 2.5. Student must be a female single-parent. Student must not be receiving any other scholarships (federal funding is acceptable). Student must be a citizen of the United States of America. Preference will be awarded to students living in Garland County.

Max Wehunt Scholarship

 

Scholarship is based on merit and need. Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to apply and must be someone already in the health sciences field through a prior certification or licensure and is now advancing further.

C. Dale Whitman

 

Scholarship is based on merit and need. Preference will be given to male's in the RN program with a minimum 3.0 GPA. In addition, student must display a positive attitude towards learning, seeking experiences and assisting their peers. Student must complete FASFA.

Joel D. Yarberry Memorial Paramedic Scholarship

 

Student must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to apply for the scholarship. Student must be an Emergency Medical Services student who has completed their EMT certification and working towards a paramedic certification. Student must demonstrate financial need.

Geraldine Zachary Memorial Nursing

 

Recipient must be a second-year nursing student displaying a high degree of academic ability. The minimum GPA necessary to qualify for the scholarship is 3.0. Student must complete a FASFA. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate skill, caring, and strong sense of ethics. Preference will also be given to those already employed in the health care system.

Community Scholarships

Community Scholarships are awards that come from agencies outside Ƶ Park College and have separate application processes.


Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund

 

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Lawrence Respiratory Foundation

 

The Professional Achievement in Respiratory Care (PARC) is a scholarship established to support a senior student in the Respiratory Therapy Program at Ƶ Park College in Hot Springs, AR. To find out more, view  for information about the scholarship and eligibility.

Oaklawn Foundation

 

This scholarship is open to Garland County residents only. The must be submitted to the Oaklawn Foundation in order to be given consideration.

When you apply, you'll provide information about your financial need, educational history and community/extracurricular involvement. You'll be asked to upload:

  • Personal Essay describing your educational plan, goals and personal story
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Copy of your Transcript or GED Certificate

Scholarship Eligibility: Any Garland County Resident that is or will be enrolled at any two-year community or technical college or four-year public or private college or university. The recipient must list their permanent home address as in Garland County for the duration of funding.

Hot Springs Ƶ Park Rotary Club

 

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Lloyd's Second Chance

 

The Lloyd's Second Chance Scholarship is available to students who need a second chance at earning an education. It is available thanks to the generosity of Lloyd's Auto Sales and Ƶ Park College. One scholarship for full tuition and fees will be awarded for the Fall semester. Applicants may also be considered for the non-traditional student scholarship up to $1000. Applications will open April 1 with a priority deadline of June 15.

See more on the Lloyd's Second Chance scholarship page.

AAUW Scholarship

 

The American Association of Ƶ Women (AAUW) promotes equity for all women of all ages, lifelong education and societal change. Education is extremely important to AAUW. AAUW raises money throughout the year to provide scholarship funds. We award both students at NPC and transfer students (students transferring or have transferred to Arkansas 4-year colleges/universities) based on the following criteria:

• Can demonstrate Need (for financial assistance)

• Has applied for FAFSA (federal financial aid)

• Is enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours minimum)

• Has a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

• Has an educational plan or goal

Our Scholarship Selection Committee (SSC) will schedule personal interviews with qualified, selected Applicants. Interviews will be held at NPC in April with each lasting about 30 minutes. Participation in the interview is mandatory in order to be considered. If you are selected to receive one of our scholarships: Your current semester grades and hours will be obtained from the Financial Aid department and will be reviewed by the SSC; and, since our awards are for the entire academic year, your fall semester grades and hours will be reviewed and confirmed before the spring semester scholarship award is provided. Scholarship awards will be announced in mid-June. Recipients will be notified by email and regular postal delivery mail.

To apply, please complete the NPC scholarship application.

Lampman Scholarship For Women

 

The Lampman Scholarship For Women was established in 2018 by P.E.O. Chapter CU of Hot Springs Village, AR. It is intended to provide need-based funding to women who seek higher education to achieve personal goals and to better support themselves and/or their families. Special consideration will be give to women who are sigle parent and are re-entering higher education after an interruption caused by personal circumstances. 
  • A successful applicant should have an established GPA of 2.5. 
  • The initial gift will be limited to $1,500 annually to a full-time student and will be given directly to the financial aid office of the institution of choice of the recipient. The minimum course load is 12 hours to be considered for the full scholarship amount.
  • Funding for part-time students will be at the sole discretion of the committee at a reduced amount. The mimimum course load to be considered a part-time student is 6 hours.

Half the total amount of the scholarship will apply to the first semester. At the end of that semester a GPA of 2.0 must be attained to receive the second semester funding. Scholarship recipients are responsible for having their grades reported to the committee at th e-mail address below before funding for the second semester can be completed.

How to apply for the Lampman Scholarship:

Please complete the application. Once you have completed all of the required items, please submit either by mail or email. 

Mail To:
P.E.O. CU Lampman Scholarship
C/O Glenda Bean
27 Realeza Court
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909

Email:
gpbean@suddenlink.net
All required items must be attached as a word (.doc or .docx) or PDF document. Please indicate Lampman Scholarship Application in the subject line if you are submitting via email.

If you have any questions, contact us at gpbean@suddenlink.net.

Applications must be post-marked or emailed by Saturday, May 25, 2024. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education

 

We are looking for women who meet the following requirements:

  • Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Is enrolled in a certification or degree program from an accredited institution; has not already earned a master's degree or above
  • Is living and studying in the U.S. or Canada for the entire course of study
  • Has had at least 24 consecutive months as a nonstudent sometime in her adult life
  • Is within 18 consecutive months of completing her educational program
  • Is enrolled in an education program which, at the conclusion of, will lead to employment or job advancement

While we are happy to discuss this opportunity at any time with an eligible woman, our deadline to submit recommendations for the fall semester is mid-June.  We'll begin working on spring candidates following that date.

Please contact Anna Dunnam, P.E.O. Chapter CU, Hot Springs Village at razorback71909@gmail.com or at 309.530.3575