Other NWA & Regional Scholarships

Links to Springdale and Northwest Arkansas Scholarships


University of Arkansas Scholarships- see complete descriptions of available U of A scholarships, including scholarship deadlines and scholarship amounts.

U of A Academic Scholarship Office and Additional Funding Opportunities

U of A Dave Hollenbeck Memorial- $500. Must graduate from a high school in Washington County. (renewable for up to $2000 total) Deadline March 26

JBU Scholarships- see complete descriptions of available JBU scholarships, including scholarship deadlines and scholarship amounts.

NWACC Scholarships- see complete descriptions of available NWACC scholarships, including scholarship deadlines and scholarship amounts.

NWTI-Northwest Technical Institute Scholarships: Tuition Scholarship, President's Tuition Waiver, SCC Tuition Waiver, and more.


*many of these are pending as we wait for new applications

Gates Industrial Corporation- Highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Deadline September 15

MLK Scholarship Northwest Arkansas MLK Jr. Council Scholarship application. Deadline December 5

American Legion Oratorical Contest- Department winner $2000 (National Winner $25,000). Oratorical Contest Assigned Topics HERE. Deadline January 5, 2024

P.E.O. Chapter BH of Arkansas Scholarship - $1000. Females from Washington County that will attend an institution of higher learning during the upcoming school year. Deadline March 1

Ozarks Electric Youth Tour Scholarship- Trip to Washington DC and possible $500 scholarship for full-time enrollment in college or vocational/technical school. Deadline March 1

American Legion Scholarships- Coudret Trust $1000. Garner Trust $2500. Deadline March 8, 2024

Slim Chickens Scholarship - For employees of at least one year. Deadline March 8

NWA Career & Technical Scholarship- $1000 NWACC Scholarship Deadline March 9

Washington County Farm Bureau Scholarship - $1000 for current Washington County Farm Bureau. Application HERE. Deadline March 15

NWA Delta Sigma Theta Book Scholarship- $500. For male or female African-American living in Benton or Washington County. Deadline March 29

Nola Holt Royster Living Legacy Scholarship - $1000- For African - American female living in Washington or Benton County, provided by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Deadline March 29

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) - $250-2000. Deadline March 31

The Ruetzel Foundation- $1000. The Excellence Scholarship of NWA program will reward students with a possible $2,000.00 scholarship to the University or College of their choice. The student will receive $1,000.00 their first year and $1,000.00 their second year as long as they meet the requirements. Deadline March 31

Springdale Kiwanis Scholarship- $1000. One-time award. Must be a high school graduate of Springdale School District. Factors include Financial need, academic performance (GPA and ACT), and involvement in school and community, with emphasis on Kiwanis Key Club. Eligibility standards include Achievement, Motivation, Educational Objective, Financial Need, and Community Involvement. Attach a separate page discussing your educational goals and objectives. Submit two letters of recommendation from teachers. Deadline April 1 to the HBHS Counseling Center.

NWA NAACP Scholarship- $1000. Must have a 2.5 and be enrolled to attend a college or university in NWA. Deadline April 15

ARKTESOL Scholarship- $1000. High School Seniors, Current or Former ESOL students may apply for this Scholarship. Applicants must be committed to pursue education beyond high school. Deadline April 1

Carroll Electric Lineman Scholarship- Scholarship to ASU Newport High Voltage Technology Program. Deadline April 3 pending availability

Phi Alpha Omega Scholarship $500-$2000 depending on funds available. Must be graduating African American seniors enrolled in a high school in Benton, Washington, or Sebastian counties. Must have a cumulative minimum 2.5 GPA. APPLICATION must be electronically submitted by email to Scholarship@nwatearosefoundation.org by Deadline April 7

Hispanic Women's Organization of Arkansas - $500-$5,000. Hispanic/Latino students and plan to attend technical, college or universities in Arkansas. Deadline April 8

Ozarks Electric Cooperative Scholarship- One $1000 scholarship awarded to one eligible senior in each area high school. One or two letters of recommendation must be emailed to scholarships@ozarksecc.com by 5 p.m. on April 15, coming directly from teachers or community contacts. These letters may not come from family members. The parent or guardian must be members of Ozarks Electric Cooperative. Application must be submitted electronically by 5 pm, April 15

Ozark Electric Lineman Scholarship- The value of this scholarship is $7,970 and the training is for one calendar year at ASU. At least one letter of recommendation must be emailed to scholarships@ozarksecc.com by 5 p.m. on April 15, coming directly from teachers or community contacts. These letters may not come from family members. Deadline Electronic submission by Deadline April 15

DAR Daughters of the American Revolution Marion Chapter- $500. Any and all qualifying students may apply; membership in DAR is NOT required and carries no weight in the selection process. Deadline April 29

Artists of NW Arkansas- $2000. For seniors planning to major in an art related field. Deadline April 30

Arkansas Farm Bureau Scholarships- Amount varies. Application Deadline: varies

Local Scholarship

Going to vocational or trade school?

APPLY for this New $500 Scholarship!!

Click here for application

*Selection based on grades, work experience, community involvement, and 200 word (typed) essay on plans and goals after high school.

*Students may exclude sources of funds and income sections of application.

* Must show proof of enrollment in a trade school and class schedule before money will be released.

*Deadline- April 23 to HBHS Counseling Office