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Scholarships

Scholarship Application Procedure

To apply for any of our scholarships, submit the following items to the Scholarship Coordinator at one of the following campuses: 1210 Rice Belt Avenue, DeWitt, AR 72042; P.O. Box 785, Helena-West Helena, AR 72342; or 2807 Hwy. 165 South, Box A, Stuttgart, AR 72160.

  1. Students who reside in the State of Arkansas must apply for the Academic Challenge (Lottery) scholarship. Must provide copy of eligibility/non-eligibility.
  2. Provide a summary of why you want to be considered for a scholarship (should include any financial need.)

*Note: All out of district scholarship recipients will receive in-district scholarship amounts. This includes online classes.

Selection: The selection of scholarship recipients will be based upon an evaluation of the completed application, high school transcripts, or GED certificates, test scores, participation in extra-curricular activities, community service, and other awards and honors. Recipients will be notified of selection decisions as soon as they are made.

Scholarship Application

Scholarships Available

Phillips Community College is committed to academic excellence. The educational curriculum is regularly updated to ensure that quality programs are being provided which meet the needs of students and employers. Academic achievement is recognized by awarding three types of academic scholarships: Chancellor Scholarships, Academic Excellence Scholarships and Technical Achievement Awards. 

In addition to the three scholarships mentioned above, other types of scholarships are available at PCCUA. These include performing arts and foundation/community scholarships.

Academic Scholarships

Chancellor Steven Murray Legacy Scholarship

Minimum qualifications include an American College Test (ACT) composite score of 25. Applicants must be entering PCCUA for their first time as full-time students. Recipients of the Chancellor Scholarship will receive tuition and mandatory fees for the fall and spring semester and tuition and mandatory fees each summer term for a maximum of two years of consecutive enrollment, provided that they maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and enroll full-time each fall and spring semester and six or more hours each summer term, if desired.

Chancellor Scholarships  

Minimum qualifications include an American College Test (ACT) composite score of 25. Applicants must be entering PCCUA for their first time as full-time students. Recipients of the Chancellor Scholarship will receive tuition and mandatory fees for the fall and spring semester and tuition and mandatory fees each summer term for a maximum of two years of consecutive enrollment, provided that they maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and enroll full-time each fall and spring semester and six or more hours each summer term, if desired.

Academic Excellence Scholarships

Minimum qualifications include an ACT composite score of 23 or 3.0 high school GPA. Applicants must be entering PCCUA for their first time as full-time students. Recipients of Academic Excellence Scholarships will receive tuition only for a maximum of two consecutive years provided that they maintain a 2.5 grade point average per semester and enroll full-time each fall and spring semester and six or more credit hours each summer term, if desired. Students not choosing to attend summer school will maintain their eligibility for the fall and spring semesters for two consecutive years.

Technical Achievement Awards

Minimum qualifications include a 3.0 GPA in the applicant’s technical or occupational curriculum in high school. A score of 23 on the ACT may substitute for the grade point average requirement. Applicants must be entering PCCUA for their first time as full-time students. Recipients of Achievement Awards will receive tuition only each semester for a maximum of two consecutive years provided that they maintain a 2.5 GPA per semester and enroll full-time each fall and spring semester and six or more hours each summer term, if desired. Students choosing not to attend summer school will still keep their eligibility for the fall and spring semesters for two consecutive years. These scholarships are for occupational/technical (AAS major) students only.

DeWitt

April Herring

Financial Aid Specialist
DeWitt Campus

Phone: (870) 946-3506, Ext. 1607
Email: aherring@pccua.edu

Helena-West Helena

Stephanie Arnold

Scholarship Coordinator/HR Specialist
Helena-West Helena Campus

Phone: (870) 338-6474, Ext. 1240
Email: sarnold@pccua.edu

Stuttgart

Kena Keaton-Henderson

Financial Aid Specialist
Stuttgart Campus

Phone: (870) 673-4201, Ext. 1822
Email: khenderson@pccua.edu

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