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Tuition Waivers


  • Tuition waiver is based on the in-state tuition rate per credit hour

  • Status on 1st day of class determines eligibility for waiver 

  • Apply early to help with registration expenses for each semester

  • Waiver is for tuition only and does not apply to non-credit classes, assessment fees, books, or any other fee collected by the College, the student is responsible for these charges.

  • The last day to apply for admission is the last day to apply for tuition exemption.


 

SEARK Employee, Spouse, Dependent Tuition Waiver: Upon admission to SEARK College, all full-time SEARK College employees, their spouse, and dependent children (children under age 24 at the time of registration) may qualify for a tuition waiver for Southeast Arkansas College credit courses. Employment status on first day of class determines eligibility for waiver.

SEARK ADJUNCT Employee/Spouse/Dependent Tuition Waiver:  Upon admission to SEARK College, all SEARK College ADJUNCT employees, their spouse, and dependent children (children under age 24 at the time of registration) may qualify for a tuition waiver for up to ONE three (3) hour academic course (or three hours tuition amount towards a course with more hours) at Southeast Arkansas College during the semester of employment. Employment status on first day of class determines eligibility for waiver.

Age Exempt Tuition Waiver: Upon review of admission to SEARK College, Arkansas residents who are 60 years of age and older are entitled to attend college credit classes at SEARK College without a tuition charge.   There is no need for an application.

Public Safety and Correctional Officer Employee Tuition Waiver: Up to 3 hours of tuition only per semester. Available to full-time state, municipal and/or county public safety officers and firefighters within SEARK’s six county service area or full-time officers of correctional institutions employed within Jefferson County.  Certification of qualifications are approved through the Student Advocate Office.  Renewal: Recertification of qualification is required each semester and coordinated through the Student Advocate Office located in the Student Services Building. Students must maintain a 2.0 semester GPA.  Unlimited renewal.

Jefferson County School District Employee Tuition Waiver:  Up to 3 hours of tuition only per semester. Available to Full-time public and private school district faculty and staff within Jefferson County.  Certification of qualifications are approved through the Student Advocate Office.   Renewal: Recertification of qualification is required each semester and coordinated through the Student Advocate Office located in the Student Services Building. Students must maintain a 2.0 semester GPA.  Unlimited renewal.

US Active Duty Military/Veteran Tuition Waiver:  Up to 3 hours of tuition only per semester.  Available to Active Duty Military or have a DD214 showing Honorable Discharge. Certification of qualification approved through the SEARK Veteran Services Office.  Renewal: Recertification of qualification is required each semester and coordinated through the SEARK Veteran Services Office located in the Student Services Building. Students must maintain a 2.0 semester GPA. Unlimited renewal.


 

SEARK ADJUNCT Employee Dependent Exemption

SEARK Employee Dependent Exemption

Public Safety Employee Exemption

Tuition Exemption (Full time Jefferson County School District employees)

Tuition Exemption (Full time Jefferson County Correction officers)

US Veteran 3 Hr Tuition Exemption

Veteran Certification Request Form


 

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