Other Opportunities for Future Students
Arkansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (AASFAA)
The Arkansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (AASFAA) awards $500 scholarships to at least two Arkansas students planning to attend an AASFAA member institution in the fall semester. Winners are randomly selected during the Spring AASFAA Conference.
Pulaski Technical College offers a $500 tuition and fee waiver for high school students who attend PTC immediately following their graduating year of high school. Visit the Arkansas Scholars website to find out if you qualify.
Pulaski Technical College Career Scholarship
The PTC Career Scholarship is awarded to outstanding graduating seniors who have actively participated in career orientated activities while in high school. To be eligible, students must:
- Have graduated from a high school in the PTC service area of Pulaski, Lonoke, Saline or Faulkner counties
- Enroll at PTC the semester following high school completion
- Have a 2.5 cumulative high school GPA on a 4.0 scale and,
- Have participated in one or more of the following while in high school:
o Skills USA skilled contests
o PTC/High School articulated programs
o PTC/High School career and technical education early college programs
o High school culinary ProStart curriculum
o Career oriented high school programs, clubs or organizations, such as FBLA, FFA, PBL, HOSA, or FCCLA.
The PTC Career Scholarship is renewable for up to four semesters with full time enrollment and maintenance of a 3.0 cumulative financial aid GPA.
Amount: Tuition & Fees (excluding general fee and specialty fees)
Deadline to apply: July 1 of the year in which the student graduates.
Single Parent Scholarship Fund
The Pulaski County Single Parent Scholarship Fund (SPSF) provides financial assistant to single parents in Pulaski County who are pursuing higher education and are enrolled as full-time students. The fund provides $2,700 per year ($900 each fall, spring, and summer semester) per recipient to help pay for tuition, fees, books, daycare, rent or mortgage, utility assistance, professional dues, testing fees, transportation needs, diapers, food, and other financial needs. Scholarship recipients are also involved in mentoring programs and workshops that are designed to ensure student success in college and in life.
Norman Scholarship Application
The Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas is seeking applicants for the 2017 Ralph G. Norman Scholarship, which is awarded in the amount of $2,500 to an individual with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in the Fall 2017 at a university, two-year community college, or a vocational/technical training program.
- Recognizes and understands his or her learning disability and is able to self-advocate when necessary
- Is committed to pursuing higher academic study or career training and has begun to set realistic career goals
- Is committed to achieving personal goals despite the challenges of a learning disability
- Participates in school and community activities
*Special Course Fees: Some programs, including but not limited to Aviation, Culinary, Technical, Industrial, Occupational Therapy Assistant, & Respiratory programs, require additional course fees. These additional course fees may not be covered by a 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.