Other Local and NWA 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.

Contact Shay Lastra call 479.306.7968 or email slastra@nwti.edu if you have any questions for either scholarship below.


many of these are pending as we wait for new applications

ARKTESOL Scholarship- $1000. High School Seniors, Current or Former ESOL students may apply for this Scholarship. The scholarship is potentially renewable for four years for a total amount of $4000. Applicants must be committed to pursue education beyond high school. due Apr 3

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

NWA $1000 Career & Technical Scholarship- $1000 NWACC Scholarship or One semester tuition waiver from NWTI. Deadline April 9, 2023

P.E.O Chapter BH Scholarship -$1000. As part of our mission to provide educational opportunities for young ladies, we are pleased to offer a new scholarship for residents of Washington County. The funds will be sent to the accepting college/university when the recipient uploads her Confirmation of Enrollment. Deadline Feb 7

NWA Girls on the Run Scholarship- Qualifications here. Deadline Feb 15

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

MLK Scholarship Northwest Arkansas MLK Jr. Council Scholarship application

NWA Management Society- Amounts vary $250-$2000. All applicants must be from school districts within Benton or Washington counties in Arkansas; scholarship recipients can be any religion, attend any U.S. college or university of their choice. The attached application must be completed and emailed to mekline12@outlook.com Deadline March 12

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

Washington County Farm Bureau Scholarship- $1000- must be a child, step-child or grandchild or step-grandchild of a Washington Co. Farm Bureau member. Must be a high school graduate planning full-time enrollment at an accredited 2 or 4 university or technical school. Deadline March 15 to be received in the Farm Bureau Office at 1165 N Meadowlands, Fayetteville, AR 72704. Pending new 2022 application

NWA NAACP Scholarship- $1000. Must have a 2.5 and be enrolled to attend a college or university in NWA. Deadline April 1

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- $2000. 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 March 31 to the HBHS Counseling Center.

Ozarks Electric Youth Tour Scholarship- Trip to Washington DC plus $2000 scholarship for full-time enrollment in college or vocational/technical school. Deadline April 1 if available

Carroll Electric Lineman Scholarship- Scholarship to ASU Newport. Deadline April 3 pending availability

G & G Foundation Scholarship- $500 To award a scholarship to college-bound high school seniors in Washington and Benton county based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and a demonstrated history in exemplifying our G&G core values. Deadline April 1

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 10

Nola Holt Royster Living Legacy- $1000- For African - American females living in Washington or Benton County, provided by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Deadline March 31

NWA Delta Sigma Theta Book Scholarship- $500. For male or female African-American living in Benton or Washington County. Deadline April 10

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

Gates Industrial Corporation- Student must have applied for scholarship funds and be applying for financial aid to a 2 or 4 year college or technical school. Preference given to child of a Gates employee. Return form to your counselor for signature.

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 18

Artists of NW Arkansas- $500- 1000. For seniors planning to major in Art. Deadline May 1

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