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Scholarships & Additional Funds


NWACC proudly offers affordable in-state tuition rates to all veterans, which can typically be covered by the G.I. Bill®. At times, veterans may need additional funds to cover their college expenses and are encouraged to apply for NWACC’s two veteran scholarships and other non-profit offerings.

A $500 scholarship awarded to veterans in the Fall and Spring to use towards their educational needs. It was named after an NWACC student who started the scholarship through a service learning project.


Eligibility:

  • Must be currently serving in the U.S. military, received an honorable discharge from service, or be the child of a member who was killed in combat or as a result of injuries sustained in combat.
  • Must be able to provide proof of veteran status by submitting a copy of the discharge papers or DD214 form.
  • Must submit a letter from a commanding officer recognizing either the honorable discharge or current honorable and professional service.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours in past two academic years.

A $250 scholarship awarded to veterans in the Fall and Spring to use towards their educational needs.


Eligibility:

  • Must be a veteran of the U.S. Military, currently active duty, or a member of the National Guard.
  • Must be an Arkansas resident.
  • Must be willing to attend a Home for Dinner event.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need.

Home For Dinner is a non-profit organization that offers veterans residing in Benton and Washington County, Arkansas with a one-time $50 gift card for dinner at a local restaurant. Gift cards are given out once a semester.