Pulaski Technical College

Private, College and State Scholarships All scholarships below require students to be degree or certificate seeking at PTC.

Arkansas Academic All-Star Program Scholarship

Awarded to Arkansas resident, currently enrolled at Pulaski Technical College. Must have completed at least 24 credit hours by June of applying year and plan to be enrolled at PTC through following Spring. Must have a cumulative G.P.A of at least 3.25 in all credit coursework taken at PTC. Awarded to 1 student each year who demonstrates outstanding academic performance and has demonstrated superior service to Pulaski Technical College and the community.

Amount: Tuition and Fees (excluding flight fees) Deadline to Apply: Varies
Application: May be obtained at the PTC Financial Aid Office

Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship (Lottery Funded)

Awarded to Arkansas high school seniors who demonstrate need and academic achievement on the ACT and in pre-collegiate or tech-prep core curriculum.
Amount: will be set by the General Assembly and will be dependent upon lottery proceeds available for scholarships.

Deadline to Apply: November 1 (for non-traditional students enrolling in the spring)
November 1 (for nontraditional students enrolling in the spring)
Application: Contact AR Department of Higher Education 501-371-2050 or www.adhe.edu

Arkansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (AASFAA)

Awarded to at least two Arkansas students planning to attend a member institution. Winners will be selected at a random drawing during the Spring AASFAA Conference.

Amount: $500 Deadline to Apply: March 20
Application: May be obtained at the PTC Financial Aid Office

Arkansas Governor’s Commission on People with Disabilities

Awarded to disabled Arkansas residents. Must be a full-time student unless disability prevents full-time attendance.

Amount: $1000 Deadline to Apply: February 27
Application: Contact the Arkansas Rehabilitation Office at 501-296-1600

Ben Wyatt Scholarship

Awarded to a PTC student seeking an associate degree or technical certificate. Based on leadership, honor, activities and need. May be renewed up to four semesters if a 2.5 GPA is maintained, along with full-time enrollment (12 hours or more).

Amount: Tuition & Fees (excluding additional course fees) Deadline to Apply: July 1
Application: May be obtained at the PTC Financial Aid Office.

Frank White Rotary Club of Little Rock Scholarship and Rotary Club of Little Rock Scholarship

Awarded to one PTC student who demonstrates financial need, college and community service, has a GPA of 3.0 or above and is an Arkansas resident. A 300 word essay of activities, honors, achievements, etc., will be required.

Amount: Varies Deadline to Apply: March 15
Application: May be obtained at the PTC Financial Aid office.

GED Scholarship

Awarded to first-time entering students who score an average of 600 or higher on the General Educational Development (GED) exam for exams completed prior to January 1, 2014. Students who complete the GED after December 31, 2013 must score a 680 total scores with a minimum of 170 in each of the four subject areas. Must have taken the GED at an Adult Education center in the Pulaski Technical College service area of Faulkner, Lonoke, Pulaski or Saline counties and never previously enrolled in any college or postsecondary institution. The GED Scholarship is renewable for up to 60 attempted semester credit hours if a 3.0 cumulative GPA is maintained.

Amount: Amount: Tuition & Fees (excluding general fee and specialty fees) Deadline to apply: July 1 for fall semester; November 1 for spring semester
Application: Visit www.gedscholarship.org or contact the Office of Admissions, (501) 812-2231.

Harriet Frazer Scholarship

Awarded to a PTC student seeking an associate degree or technical certificate. Based on leadership, honor, activities and need. May be renewed up to a maximum of 60 credit hours attempted if a 3.0 GPA is maintained, with full or part-time enrollment.

Amount: Tuition & Fees (excluding additional course fees) Deadline to Apply: July 1
Application: May be obtained at the PTC Financial Aid Office.

Higher Education Opportunities Grant (Go! Grant)

Awarded based on financial need. It is required that all applicants fill out the FAFSA to be eligible.
Apply for this grant using the same application as the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship.

James A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student seeking a Technical Certificate or Associate of Applied Science degree. Based on leadership, honors, activities and need. Renewable up to four semesters with a 2.25 GPA (first semester), 2.5 GPA (second semester), and a 2.75 GPA (third semester).

Amount: Tuition & Fees (excluding additional course fees) Deadline to Apply: July 1
Application: May be obtained at the PTC Financial Aid Office.

Presidential Scholarship

Awarded to high school seniors who graduate from an Arkansas high school. Minimum ACT scores of 19 in English and Reading, and 21 in Math, or comparable COMPASS scores required. The Presidential Scholarship may be renewed up to four consecutive semesters if a 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment are maintained.

Amount: Tuition & Fees (excluding general fee and specialty fees) Deadline to apply: August 1 of the year in which the student graduates.
Application: Visit www.presidentialscholarship.org

Skills USA College Level Scholarship

Awarded to student placing 1st or 2nd in college level competition. Scholarship must be used the fall semester following the win. Student must be enrolled full-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Renewable for two semesters. High school winners are NOT eligible for this award. Other stipulations apply.

Amount: Tuition & Fees (excluding additional course fees) Deadline to Apply: After competition win
Application: Certificate of Placement

Simmons First National Bank Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time, second year student pursuing an associate’s degree. Student must be head of low to moderate income household and must have a 3.0 GPA. Renewable for one semester.

Amount: Varies Deadline to Apply: April 1
Application: May be obtained through the PTC Foundation Office.

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Pulaski County (SPSF)

Awarded to single parents who are residents of Pulaski County. Must have custody of children under 17 years and meet other qualifying requirements.

Amount: $850 Deadline to Apply: June 15
Application: Contact Brittany Richards, Program Administrator at 501-301-7773 or brichards@spsfpulaski.org or visit www.spsfpulaski.org for more information.

**Additional Course Fees: Some programs, including but not limited to Aviation, Culinary, Occupational Therapy Assistant, & Respiratory programs require additional course fees. These fees are considered “additional course fees” and may not be covered by a particular scholarship. For information regarding course fees for these programs, please contact the program division. For information about a particular scholarship, please contact the Financial Aid office.

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Pulaski Technical College
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 812-2200

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