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Payments and Refunds


The Certified Retail Analyst program adheres to NWACC policy regarding payment of fees. View payment policies and payment options here.

Participating in our Certified Retail Analyst program at NWACC is affordable. View your financial aid options below.

Students are eligible to apply for loans from Wells Fargo or Sallie Mae. Students who apply for the Sallie May loan must choose the "Career Training School" option.

Federal Financial Aid such as grants, loans, FAFSA do not cover Non-credit programs.  The Certified Retail Analyst program is a non-credit program.

Students must be in the core CRA Program to qualify for a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded for the Spring and Summer semesters only. Students interested in applying for a scholarship will submit an application to be reviewed by the committee.

The following scholarships are specific to the Certified Retail Analyst Program:

NWA RLUG Scholarship:

•    Recipients must be enrolled in the Certified Retail Analyst program, have a minimum 2.0 GPA
•    Communications will be sent out to all students in the core program each semester (1-2 week window announced each semester for student to apply for the scholarship on-line)
•    Number of Awards: varies
•    Amount: varies

James Thulin Memorial Scholarship:

•    Recipients must be enrolled in the Certified Retail Analyst Program, living with a chronic illness, be nearing completion of their studies, have a minimum 2.0 GPA
•    Communications will be sent out to all students in the core program each semester (1-2 week window announced each semester for student to apply for the scholarship on-line)
•    Number of Awards: varies
•    Amount: varies

There are a number of community resources available that provide aid to parents, single parents, low-income and dislocated or displaced workers.

  • WIOA is a landmark legislation designed to strengthen and improve our nations public workforce, including youth and those with significant barriers to employment. Must be 18+ and meet WIOA income requirements and/or be a displaced or located worker to be eligible for WIOA benefits. Contact your Arkansas County Workforce Center to learn more. 
  • The CRA Program is a VA approved program to students who can provide a Certificate of Eligibility. Students who provide a Certificate of Eligibility, our Veterans Resource Office will work with the VA in obtaining reimbursement for tuition costs. In addition, the CRA Program is approved for Workforce Investment Act, which provides funds to address the employment and training needs of adults, dislocated workers and youth.

  • Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program is a Federal program that assists dislocated workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, resources, and support they need to become reemployed. 

  • Arkansas Rehabilitation Services (ARS) prepares Arkansans with disabilities to work and lead productive, independent lives through a variety of training and career preparation programs.

  • Single Parent Scholarship Fund works to help single parent families become financially stable and independent. 

     

 

Drop / Transfer

A Drop/Transfer Form must be completed and signed by the student in order for a refund to be issued OR an email from the student must be sent to retail@nwacc.edu from their NWACC email account requesting a Drop/Transfer.  No refunds will be granted by telephone request.  The signed Drop/Transfer Form may be e-mailed, mailed, faxed to 479-936-5198 or presented in person.  Allow at least three weeks for receipt of your refund check.

Drop/Transfer Form (log in with NWACC email & password)