Learner Support Services - Transfer Resources

There are many scholarship opportunities available for NWACC students transferring to four-year institutions. The table below displays scholarships available at many regional schools, but note that this is not an exhaustive list.

Many students are able to obtain scholarships from the department of their major. Be sure you check on the university websites in the college or department scholarship pages. START EARLY so that you DON’T MISS DEADLINES!  

University
Award Name
Award Amount
Eligibility
Deadline
University Of Arkansas
479-575-4464
Academic All-Star Transfer Student Scholarship
Pays tuition & related fees for up to four semesters.
Academic All-Star named by two year college w/ minimum of 12 credit hours, preferable 24 hours.
Fall semester April 1st
Spring semester Oct. 15th
Chancellor’s Transfer Scholarship
Up to $3,000 per year
Minimum of 12 credit hours, preferable 24 hours & must not be current U of A student.
Fall semester April 1st
Spring semester Oct. 15th
U of A transfer Student Scholarship
$2,000 per year
Minimum of 12 credit hours, preferable 24 hours & must not be current U of A student.
Fall semester April 1st
Spring semester Oct. 15th
Phi Theta Kappa Student Scholarship
$2,500 per year
PTK member with completion of 12 credit hours, preferable 24 hours & must not be current U of A student.
Fall semester April 1st
Spring semester Oct. 15th
University of Central Arkansas
501-450-3140
Transfer Scholarship
Up to $4,000 per year
A minimum of 60 hours with 3.25 GPA 
Fall semester May 1st
Spring semester Dec. 3rd
Arkansas State University
     870-972-2310
Transfer Scholarship
Up $4000 per year
Priority is given to students who have completed an Associate’s degree with 3.0 GPA.
Fall semester Aug. 15th
Spring Semester Jan. 15th
 
Arkansas Tech University
479-986-0399
Tech Transfer Scholarship
Amounts Vary
A minimum of 30 hours with 3.25 GPA.
 
Academic All-Star Scholarship
Up to $2,550 per semester, up to 3 semesters
Applicants must be an Academic All-Star selected by their two year college.
June 1
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Up to $2550 per semester, up to 3 semesters
PTK member with a minimum of 30 hours with 3.5 GPA.
 
Presidential Honors Transfer
Up to $2550 per semester, up to 3 semesters
This scholarship is awarded based on the two year colleges President/Chancellor naming one student for the scholarship. For information check with Admissions.
 
Harding
501-279-4407
Transfer Student Scholarship
$1,500-$2,500 per year
Minimum of 14 hours with 2.5 GPA
 
John Brown University
479-524-7427
Trustee’s Award
$9,000 per year
Minimum of 24 hours with 3.6 GPA
 
Dean’s Award
$7,000 per year
Minimum of 24 hours with 3.5 GPA
 
Professor’s Award
$5,000 per year
Minimum of 24 hours with 3.4 GPA
 
Academic Opportunity Award
$3,000 per year
Minimum of 24 hours with 3.3 GPA
 
University of Arkansas Fort Smith
479-788-7719
Transfer Scholarship
$1,000- $2,000 per year
Priority is given to students who have completed an Associate’s degree with 3.0 GPA.
June 1
Chancellor’s Scholarship
$3,300 per year
A.A / A.S. minimum of 3.0 GPA.
Click here for application or visit the Transfer Resources office.
May 15
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
$4,000 per year
PTK member that has completed an Associate’s degree with 3.5 GPA.
June 1
Southern Arkansas University
 870-235-4000
Two- Year College
Up to $5,000 per year
Completion of an A.A. / A.S. or 48 transferable hours with 3.0 GPA.
March 1
University of Arkansas Monticello
870-460-1026
Transfer Scholarship
Tuition paid for up to 15 credits per semester
Completion of A.A. / A.S. or minimum of 60 hours with 3.0 GPA.
March 1

 

University
Award Name
Award Amount
Eligibility
Deadline
Missouri Southern
State University
417-625-9325
Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship
$2,000 per year
PTK member, minimum of 42 hours with 3.5 GPA
 
Board of Governor’s Transfer Scholarship
$ 1,500 per year
Minimum of 42 hours with 3.5 GPA
 
University Academic Transfer Scholarship
$1,000 per year
Minimum of 42 hours with 3.25 GPA
 
Transfer Scholarship
$800 per year
Minimum of 24 hours with 2.75 GPA
 
Missouri State University
417-836-5262
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
$5,000 per year
Must be a current PTK member.
Fall semester March 1
Spring semester Oct 1
Transfer Academic Scholarship
$1,500 per year
Minimum of 45 hours with 3.6 GPA.
Fall semester March 1
Spring semester Oct 1
Diversity in Education for Transfer Student
$3,000 per year & non-residents will receive full waiver of out-of-state fees
Must have an AAT or meet requirements for MSU Teacher Education Program with 3.0 GPA and involvement in multicultural activities through schools.
Fall semester March 1
Spring semester Oct 1
Out of State Fee Wavier
A full waiver of non-resident fees
Non-resident with a minimum of 24 hours with 3.25 GPA
 
Continue the Tradition Fee Wavier
A full wavier of non-resident fees
Non-resident that is a child or grandchild of an MSU graduate
 
Pittsburg State University
620-235-4240
Academic Achievement Award
$750 per year
 
$1,500 per year is GPA is 4.0
Minimum of 48 hours with 3.25 GPA OR 24 hours with 3.5 GPA
 
Phi Theta Kappa Recognition Award
$500 per year (nonrenewable)
Must be a current PTK member and be admitted into PSU
 
The Diversity Scholarship
$1,000 per year
Minimum of 24 hours with 3.5 GPA, must meet diversity requirements, for more information contact PSU.
 
Oklahoma State University
405-744-6044
Transfer Nonresident Achievement Scholarship
Up to $5,000 per year
Minimum of 24 hours with 3.25 GPA
 
Transfer Legacy Scholarship
Up to $5,000 per year
Meet Admission Requirements
 
Rogers State University
 918-343-7777
Bridge Scholarship
Pays tuition until the student completes 60 hours
Minimum of 24 hours with a 3.0 GPA
 
Rising Junior Scholarship
Pays tuition until the student completes Bachelor’s
Minimum of 60 hours with a 3.0 GPA
 
Baccalaureate Transfer Scholarship
Pays tuition until the student completes Bachelor’s
Minimum of 60 hours with a 3.0 GPA
 
Kaplan University
866-397-9456
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
$200 per quarter
First time enrollee at Kaplan and a PTK member
 
Success Scholarship
$200 per quarter
First time enrollee at Kaplan, have attended college in last 3 years and minimum of 30 hours
 
Henderson State University
870-230-5028
President’s Scholarship
Up to $5000 per year
 
A.A / A.S. minimum of 3.0 GPA.
Click here for application or visit the Transfer Resources office.
 
May 15
 

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