Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities

Institutional Scholarships

The priority application date for UACCB Institutional scholarships is April 1.  The application deadline is the first day of classes.  Students must submit a UACCB application for admission, an official high school or GED transcript and ACT scores to the UACCB Enrollment Center for all academic scholarships.  For a list of UACCB institutional scholarships, click HERE!

Foundation Scholarships

UACCB Foundation awards a limited number of scholarships for the fall and spring semesters.  Applications are available at the links below and in the Development Office. Foundation scholarship recipients are selected by a committee from a pool of individuals who have completed the UACCB Foundation scholarship application and have met the requirements outlined below. Students receiving foundation scholarships are expected to maintain satisfactory academic progress, GPA of 2.0 or higher (unless otherwise noted) for the semester the scholarship is awarded and complete 75 percent of their coursework. Once a foundation scholarship is revoked, a student will not be eligible to receive future foundation scholarships. Scholarships and awards are outlined below.

Foundation Scholarship Application
Foundation Scholarship Application - Summer
LPN to RN Scholarship Application
Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Royce and Rita Kay Wilson Endowed Scholarship

PEGGY MOORE BELLER SINGLE PARENT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Peggy Moore Beller Single Parent Endowed Scholarship is awarded in addition to other scholarships and awards to a single parent enrolled full-time in courses at UACCB. A separate review committee will select the recipient. This scholarship is made possible by gifts from the friends and family of Peggy Moore Beller and funds raised from the annual UACCB Foundation Scholarship Golf Tournament.

DOYLE AND DARLENE BERCKEFELDT ENDOWED AWARD
The Doyle and Darlene Berckefeldt Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student enrolled in the LPN to RN program at UACCB with one year or more of field nursing experience. Preference will be given to applicants over age 30. Until the scholarship reaches a level that will earn the specified amount, the foundation scholarship committee will award a $500 annual book scholarship to a student who meets the same criteria. This award is made possible by a donation from Doyle and Darlene Berckefeldt.

CITIZENS BANK ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Citizens Bank Scholarship will be awarded annually to a UACCB student seeking an Associate Degree in Business. The scholarship will be awarded to a student from counties where Citizens Bank is located: Independence, Stone, Sharp, and Lawrence. Three candidates will be chosen by the scholarship committee. Citizens Bank will make the final selection. This award is made possible by the Officers, Directors and Staff of Citizens Bank.

DESHA VFW POST 10472 SCHOLARSHIP
The Desha VFW Post 10472 Scholarship was established to honor veterans of foreign wars. The scholarship will be awarded annually with preference given to a relative of Veterans of Foreign Wars. The scholarship may be awarded for a maximum of four semesters.

HALIDE DUSAY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Halide Dusay Endowed Scholarship is available to an onsite RN student who maintains a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is awarded for one year.

FUTUREFUEL SCHOLARSHIP
The FutureFuel Scholarship provides $500 per fall and spring semesters. The scholarship is awarded to a UACCB Student who has completed the UACCB Foundation application/testing procedures, maintained a 3.0 GPA and is pursuing a math or science related degree. This scholarship is provided by a gift from FutureFuel Corporation and is available to one applicant in the fall and spring semesters.

GDX AUTOMOTIVE NON-TRADITIONAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The GDX Automotive Non-Traditional Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student. The recipient must be an Independence County resident for a minimum of one year. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This award is made possible by a donation from GDX Automotive.

ROBERT AND KATHLEEN GLINES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Robert and Kathleen Glines Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student for one year. The scholarship committee will select the recipient. This award is funded by proceeds from the estate of Robert and Kathleen Glines.

GOLF TOURNAMENT NON-TRADITIONAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Golf Tournament Non-Traditional Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student. The scholarship committee will select the recipient. This scholarship is funded by proceeds from the UACCB Foundation Golf Tournament.

PAUL AND VIRGINIA HENRY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Paul and Virginia Henry Endowed Scholarship will be awarded for one year to a student who demonstrates a "B" average and financial need. The scholarship committee will select the recipient. The scholarship is made possible by a donation from Paul and Virginia Henry.

ROY ROW, SR., AND IMOGENE ROW JOHNS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Roy Row, Sr., and Imogene Row Johns Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to UACCB students who demonstrate financial need and “B” averages. The scholarship is made possible by a gift from Imogene Row Johns.

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
(The Initial Step Scholarship)
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship awarded each year to a full time student who:
1. Has received a high school diploma or GED.
2. Is a resident of Independence County.
3. Is seeking an Associate Degree or Technical Certificate from UACCB.
4. Has demonstrated financial need.

In order to be considered for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, applicants must submit the following documentation to the UACCB financial aid office no later than July 15 of each academic year.
1. A completed UACCB Scholarship Application form.
2. Verification of acceptance or enrollment at UACCB
3. Three letters of reference.
4. Financial statement for past twelve months or income tax return from previous year.
5. Projected income for twelve months after completion of training.
6. A paragraph or more stating the applicant’s educational goals and plans.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Committee will review applications. UACCB’s Development Office will notify applicants of award status.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship will be awarded for one year and will be renewable at the end of the semester if the student maintains a 2.0 grade point average and is in good standing at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The Scholarship will be funded on a per semester basis and may be renewed.

The Scholarship may be renewable the following year if the student is seeking a two-year degree or certificate and scholarship funds are available.

Scholarship recipients who do not meet the minimum standards will have the scholarship revoked. Once a scholarship is revoked, it will not be reinstated.

LACROIX OPTICAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The LaCroix Optical Scholarship will be awarded annually by the scholarship committee. The award pays partial tuition for two semesters. This award is made possible by a donation from LaCroix Optical.

JACK AND JUDY LASSITER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Jack and Judy Lassiter Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually with preference given to a non-traditional student for one year. This scholarship is made possible by donations from family, friends and businesses honoring Jack and Judy Lassiters’ accomplishments at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

SARA ELIZABETH LOW MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Sara Elizabeth Low Memorial Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This scholarship is made possible by gifts from the Sara Low Charitable Trust.

JEFFREY DAVID TAYLOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Jeffrey David Taylor Memorial Scholarship is designed for a traditional or non-traditional student. The student must demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible for this scholarship. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This award is made possible by donations provided from family and friends of Jeffrey David Taylor.

GERALDINE THOMAS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Geraldine Thomas Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student. Students receiving this award must maintain a 3.0 GPA. This award is made possible by donations from friends, family and former students of Geraldine Thomas.

ROYCE AND RITA KAY WILSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Royce and Rita Kay Wilson Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of Bald Knob High School. There are no minimum grade or age requirements. Applications are available through the UACCB office of Financial Aid and the Bald Knob High School Counselor. This scholarship is made possible by a gift from Royce and Rita Kay Wilson.

F.Q. WYATT NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
The Dr. F.Q. Wyatt Nursing Scholarship is awarded annually to a student in the LPN to RN program option and to a student in the PN Program. Recipients are chosen by the scholarship committee and based on outstanding academic nursing GPA. This award is made possible by donations from friends and relatives of Dr. F.Q. Wyatt.

LYNNE DAVIS WYATT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Lynne Davis Wyatt Non-Traditional Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student. Students receiving this award must maintain a 3.0 GPA, with preference given to a student from Stone County. This award is made possible by a donation in honor of Ms. Wyatt.

UACCB Foundation Awards

BANK OF AMERICA NON-TRADITIONAL ENDOWED AWARD
The Bank of America Non-traditional Endowed Award will be awarded annually with preference given to a non-traditional student. The award will pay partial tuition. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This award is made possible by a donation from Bank of America.

HERBY AND BILLIE JO BRANSCUM NON-TRADITIONAL ENDOWED AWARD
The Herby and Billie Jo Branscum Non-Traditional Endowed Award will be given annually to a non-traditional student. The award will pay partial tuition. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This award is made possible by donations from business and industry in Independence County.

TERRELL JAMESON MEMORIAL ENDOWED AWARD
The Terrell Jameson Memorial Award will be awarded annually by the scholarship committee. The award pays partial tuition for one year. This award is made possible by donations from friends and family of Terrell Jameson.

BATESVILLE ROTARY CLUB ENDOWED AWARD
The Batesville Rotary Club Endowed Award is awarded annually to a UACCB student. The award will pay partial tuition. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This award is made possible by donations from the Batesville Rotary Club.

DALE W. RUNSICK MEMORIAL ENDOWED AWARD
The Dale W. Runsick Memorial Endowed Award will be awarded annually by the scholarship committee for one year. This award is made possible by donations provided from family and friends of Dale W. Runsick.

For more information on the scholarships and awards, contact Tina Paul at tina.paul@uaccb.edu or 870.612.2017.
 

 

 

PEGGY MOORE BELLER SINGLE PARENT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Peggy Moore Beller Single Parent Endowed Scholarship is awarded in addition to other scholarships and awards to a single parent enrolled full-time in courses at UACCB. A separate review committee will select the recipient. This scholarship is made possible by gifts from the friends and family of Peggy Moore Beller and funds raised from the annual UACCB Foundation Scholarship Golf Tournament.

DOYLE AND DARLENE BERCKEFELDT ENDOWED AWARD
The Doyle and Darlene Berckefeldt Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student enrolled in the LPN to RN program at UACCB with one year or more of field nursing experience. Preference will be given to applicants over age 30. Until the scholarship reaches a level that will earn the specified amount, the foundation scholarship committee will award a $500 annual book scholarship to a student who meets the same criteria. This award is made possible by a donation from Doyle and Darlene Berckefeldt.

CITIZENS BANK ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Citizens Bank Scholarship will be awarded annually to a UACCB student seeking an Associate Degree in Business. The scholarship will be awarded to a student from counties where Citizens Bank is located: Independence, Stone, Sharp, and Lawrence. Three candidates will be chosen by the scholarship committee. Citizens Bank will make the final selection. This award is made possible by the Officers, Directors and Staff of Citizens Bank.

DESHA VFW POST 10472 SCHOLARSHIP
The Desha VFW Post 10472 Scholarship was established to honor veterans of foreign wars. The scholarship will be awarded annually with preference given to a relative of Veterans of Foreign Wars. The scholarship may be awarded for a maximum of four semesters.


HALIDE DUSAY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Halide Dusay Endowed Scholarship is available to an onsite RN student who maintains a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is awarded for one year.

FUTUREFUEL SCHOLARSHIP
The FutureFuel Scholarship provides $500 per fall and spring semesters. The scholarship is awarded to a UACCB Student who has completed the UACCB Foundation application/testing procedures, maintained a 3.0 GPA and is pursuing a math or science related degree. This scholarship is provided by a gift from FutureFuel Corporation and is available to one applicant in the fall and spring semesters.

GDX AUTOMOTIVE NON-TRADITIONAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The GDX Automotive Non-Traditional Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student. The recipient must be an Independence County resident for a minimum of one year. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This award is made possible by a donation from GDX Automotive.

ROBERT AND KATHLEEN GLINES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Robert and Kathleen Glines Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student for one year. The scholarship committee will select the recipient. This award is funded by proceeds from the estate of Robert and Kathleen Glines.

GOLF TOURNAMENT NON-TRADITIONAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Golf Tournament Non-Traditional Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student. The scholarship committee will select the recipient. This scholarship is funded by proceeds from the UACCB Foundation Golf Tournament.

PAUL AND VIGINIA HENRY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Paul and Virginia Henry Endowed Scholarship will be awarded for one year to a student who demonstrates a "B" average and financial need. The scholarship committee will select the recipient. The scholarship is made possible by a donation from Paul and Virginia Henry.

ROY ROW, SR., AND IMOGENE ROW JOHNS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Roy Row, Sr., and Imogene Row Johns Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to UACCB students who demonstrate financial need and “B” averages. The scholarship is made possible by a gift from Imogene Row Johns.

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
(The Initial Step Scholarship)
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship awarded each year to a full time student who:
1. Has received a high school diploma or GED.
2. Is a resident of Independence County.
3. Is seeking an Associate Degree or Technical Certificate from UACCB.
4. Has demonstrated financial need.

In order to be considered for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, applicants must submit the following documentation to the UACCB financial aid office no later than July 15 of each academic year.
1. A completed UACCB Scholarship Application form.
2. Verification of acceptance or enrollment at UACCB
3. Three letters of reference.
4. Financial statement for past twelve months or income tax return from previous year.
5. Projected income for twelve months after completion of training.
6. A paragraph or more stating the applicant’s educational goals and plans.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Committee will review applications. UACCB’s Development Office will notify applicants of award status.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship will be awarded for one year and will be renewable at the end of the semester if the student maintains a 2.0 grade point average and is in good standing at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The Scholarship will be funded on a per semester basis and may be renewed.

The Scholarship may be renewable the following year if the student is seeking a two-year degree or certificate and scholarship funds are available.

Scholarship recipients who do not meet the minimum standards will have the scholarship revoked. Once a scholarship is revoked, it will not be reinstated.

LACROIX OPTICAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The LaCroix Optical Scholarship will be awarded annually by the scholarship committee. The award pays partial tuition for two semesters. This award is made possible by a donation from LaCroix Optical.

JACK AND JUDY LASSITER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Jack and Judy Lassiter Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually with preference given to a non-traditional student for one year. This scholarship is made possible by donations from family, friends and businesses honoring Jack and Judy Lassiters’ accomplishments at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

SARA ELIZABETH LOW MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Sara Elizabeth Low Memorial Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This scholarship is made possible by gifts from the Sara Low Charitable Trust.

JEFFREY DAVID TAYLOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Jeffrey David Taylor Memorial Scholarship is designed for a traditional or non-traditional student. The student must demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible for this scholarship. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This award is made possible by donations provided from family and friends of Jeffrey David Taylor.

GERALDINE THOMAS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Geraldine Thomas Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student. Students receiving this award must maintain a 3.0 GPA. This award is made possible by donations from friends, family and former students of Geraldine Thomas.

ROYCE AND RITA KAY WILSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Royce and Rita Kay Wilson Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of Bald Knob High School. There are no minimum grade or age requirements. Applications are available through the UACCB office of Financial Aid and the Bald Knob High School Counselor. This scholarship is made possible by a gift from Royce and Rita Kay Wilson.

F.Q. WYATT NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
The Dr. F.Q. Wyatt Nursing Scholarship is awarded annually to a student in the LPN to RN program option and to a student in the PN Program. Recipients are chosen by the scholarship committee and based on outstanding academic nursing GPA. This award is made possible by donations from friends and relatives of Dr. F.Q. Wyatt.

LYNNE DAVIS WYATT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Lynne Davis Wyatt Non-Traditional Scholarship will be awarded annually to a non-traditional student. Students receiving this award must maintain a 3.0 GPA, with preference given to a student from Stone County. This award is made possible by a donation in honor of Ms. Wyatt.

UACCB Foundation Awards

BANK OF AMERICA NON-TRADITIONAL ENDOWED AWARD
The Bank of America Non-traditional Endowed Award will be awarded annually with preference given to a non-traditional student. The award will pay partial tuition. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This award is made possible by a donation from Bank of America.

HERBY AND BILLIE JO BRANSCUM NON-TRADITIONAL ENDOWED AWARD
The Herby and Billie Jo Branscum Non-Traditional Endowed Award will be given annually to a non-traditional student. The award will pay partial tuition. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This award is made possible by donations from business and industry in Independence County.

TERRELL JAMESON MEMORIAL ENDOWED AWARD
The Terrell Jameson Memorial Award will be awarded annually by the scholarship committee. The award pays partial tuition for one year. This award is made possible by donations from friends and family of Terrell Jameson.

BATESVILLE ROTARY CLUB ENDOWED AWARD
The Batesville Rotary Club Endowed Award is awarded annually to a UACCB student. The award will pay partial tuition. The scholarship committee will choose the recipient. This award is made possible by donations from the Batesville Rotary Club.

DALE W. RUNSICK MEMORIAL ENDOWED AWARD
The Dale W. Runsick Memorial Endowed Award will be awarded annually by the scholarship committee for one year. This award is made possible by donations provided from family and friends of Dale W. Runsick.
For more information on the scholarships and awards, contact Tina Paul at tina.paul@uaccb.edu or 870.612.2017.