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Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

Sunday, June 16, 2024

UA-PTC Students

All currently enrolled UA-PTC students are eligible to apply for most scholarships; there are still a few that are only available to second-year students (students that have completed more than 30 credit hours). All applications require an essay, letter of recommendation from a UA-PTC faculty or staff member, proof of grades, and proof of financial aid. Please read the application carefully! It is the student’s sole responsibility to insure all eligibility requirements are met and the application is complete.

Scholarship applications for Spring 2024 closed Monday, April 1, 2024. Scholarship applications for Fall 2024 will open in mid-August 2024.

Please read the FAQ’s below carefully for essay instructions and detailed information for completing the application.

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FALL AND SPRING SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Argenta City Club Scholarship – Limited to North Little Rock residents only with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or above; need based
  • Bumper to Bumper/Crow Burlingame Co Endowed Scholarship – Enrolled second year student in the Automotive Technology, Collision Repair or Diesel Technology programs.
  • Conrad J. Strzelecki Scholarship – For an enrolled student in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, or Entrepreneurship programs with a GPA above 2.5.
  • Elizabeth Louden Single Parent Scholarship – For an enrolled, non-traditional student attending full or part-time majoring in business, a custodial parent of minor children, and has a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Fred Darragh Single Parent Scholarship – Enrolled, single parent student with a minimum GPA of 2.0; need based
  • Glen and Bonnie Davis Alumni Scholarship – Enrolled Associate of Science Emergency Medical Sciences student with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Heathcott Family Endowed Scholarship – Need based scholarship for an enrolled student.
  • Janet Davis Endowed Scholarship – $100 textbook allowance for an enrolled student.
  • P.G. and Melanie Bradford Endowed Scholarship – Enrolled student in a degree or certificate program in any one of the following areas: Health, Education or Human Services, Business & Information Technology, Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management or Technical & Industrial.
  • PPG Foundation Scholarship - Enrolled student in Advanced Manufacturing Technology, completed 15 hours with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or above.
  • Richard A. Williams Endowed Paralegal Technology Scholarship – Enrolled student in Paralegal Technology.
  • Ted and Betty Williams Charitable Trust Scholarship – Enrolled student in a Technical/Industrial degree program, minimum 3.0 GPA, must show leadership as determined by campus/community involvement.
  • Television Broadcasters of Arkansas Scholarship – For an enrolled student with the intent to study in the fields of radio, TV, publication, or Mass Communication with a goal of pursuing a career in broadcast television. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.
  • Virgil Lynn Shown Automotive Scholarship – For an Automotive Technology or Collision Repair Technology student who has completed at least one semester with a minimum GPA of 2.0. The Virgil Lynn Shown Automotive Scholarship was created by Ginger Marshall in memory of her father who had a passion for cars.
  • Windgate Foundation General Endowed Scholarship – All degree plans qualify with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

FALL SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Andre Simon Memorial Scholarship – To assist a student enrolled in the Culinary Arts program who desires a career in the culinary arts field but needs financial assistance to fulfill that desire.
  • Chef Paul Bash “French Whip” Endowed Scholarship – Enrolled second year culinary student with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student cannot be receiving any other UA-PTC scholarships.
  • Delta Dental Scholarship – Enrolled student in Dental Assisting.
  • Simmons First National Bank Endowed Scholarship – For a full-time, second year student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 pursuing an Associate’s Degree and is the head of a low to moderate income household.
  • Willard and Pat Walker Charitable Foundation Endowed Scholarship – Nontraditional student who has chosen nursing as their career choice. Must be enrolled in the Practical Nursing program at UA-PTC with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Windgate Foundation Endowed Fine Arts Scholarship – Enrolled student in Fine Arts with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

SPRING SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Linda and Gene Pfeifer Endowed Scholarship – Enrolled student living in Pulaski County with a minimum GPA of 3.2. Student cannot be receiving any other UA-PTC scholarships.

Important Information:

  • Award notifications will be made to the recipient’s student email account approximately three (3) weeks after the application deadline.
  • Students awarded scholarships must upload a thank you letter to the donor (directions to do this and a template will be provided with the award notification). No funds will be applied to a student’s account until this letter is received. Failure to comply to this requirement will result in the forfeiture of the scholarship.
  • Unless otherwise noted, the minimum GPA is usually 2.0.
  • Scholarships are for the semester following the interviews. Exceptions are sometimes made so a student can use their money for a summer class.

For more information contact Michele Grainger at (501) 812-2387 or e-mail mgrainger@uaptc.edu.