Scholarship Opportunities

Application for scholarship opportunities can be downloaded and sent to scholarrcatseark.edu.

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For additional information contact the SEARK Office of Recruitment at 870-850-4850 or via email at recruitmentatseark.edu


Full Time Institutional Awards 

(These awards require full time enrollment and completion of the FASFA).

SEARK College Trustee Scholarship

  • $2000 of Tuition for one year ($1,000 per term). Limited number of awards available.
  • Qualifications: Immediate high school graduate with ACT Composite of 19 (or comparable score on other approved placement test), 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 Scale for High School Course Work, and full-time enrollment.
  • Renewal: Renewal by semester, enrollment, and completion of 12 hours per term, 3.25 semester GPA. Maximum award 4 semesters.

 

SEARK College Leadership Scholarship

  • $1000 of Tuition for one year ($500 per term) Limited number of awards available.
  • Qualifications: Immediate high school graduate with ACT Composite of 19 (or comparable score on other approved placement test), 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 Scale for High School Course Work, and full time enrollment.
  • Renewal: Renewal by semester, enrollment and completion of 12 hours and 2.5 GPA per term. Maximum award 4 semesters.

 

SEARK College Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

  • $800 of Tuition for one year ($400 per term) Limited number of awards available.
  • Qualifications: Student must be at least 25 years of age, a current student with full time enrollment and a 2.50 GPA in the preceding semester. Preference is given to student not eligible to receive a Pell grant through Federal Financial Aid.
  • Renewal: Evaluated on a semester-by-semester basis, enrollment and completion of 12 hours and 2.5 GPA per term. Maximum award 4 semesters.

 

SEARK College Arkansas Scholars Scholarship

  • $1,500 of Tuition for one year ($750 per term) Limited number of awards available.
  • Qualifications: Immediate high school graduate who is recognized as an Arkansas Scholar by the Arkansas Business and Education Alliance and is not receiving an institutional award of greater value. Verification of recognition must be provided by the student.
  • Renewal: Renewal by semester, enrollment and completion of 12 hours and 2.5 GPA per term. Maximum award 4 semesters.

Part Time Institutional Awards

SEARK Adult Education Graduate Scholarship

  • Tuition and mandatory fees for one course (estimated value $338).
  • Qualifications:  Graduate from the SEARK Adult Education program within the previous year. Be at least half-time enrolled (6 hours).
  • Renewal: Evaluated on a semester by semester basis, enrollment and completion of 6 hours and 2.5 GPA per term. Maximum award 4 semesters.

 

SEARK Preview Day Scholarship

  • 6 hours of tuition and mandatory fees - 3 hours redeemable during summer term and 3 hours redeemable in the subsequent fall term.
  • Qualifications: Participate in one of the spring high school preview days, enrollment in the following summer term.
  • Renewal: Upon completion of the summer course with at least a 2.0 GPA and full time (12 hour) enrollment in the subsequent fall semester.

Public Safety and Correctional Officer Employee Tuition Waiver:

  • 3 hours of tuition (estimated value $276) per semester.
  • Qualifications: 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:

  • 3 hours of tuition (estimated value $276) per semester.
  • Qualifications: 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:

  • 3 hours of tuition (estimated value $276) per semester.
  • Qualifications: Active Duty 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.

 

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