College of Education and Health Professions

501.569.3113

*Denotes scholarships available through more than one department

General CEHP scholarships

Bernice Robinson Webb Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student enrolled in the College of Education who is planning to become a teacher. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors who have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Scholarship is renewable but students must reapply annually.

Chardae “Yukobaby” Graham Book Grant
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in the College of Education. Preference will be given to a minority student. Applicants must have a GPA between 2.0 and 2.75 and be at least a sophomore level student. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Charles D. and Angela C. Maynard and Angela Maynard Sewall Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in a master’s or doctoral program within the College of Education.  Preference will be given to master’s level students.  Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Dr. Rose A. Berry Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time, junior or senior who demonstrates potential as a teacher or for contributing to the profession of education.  Academic accomplishment, leadership and financial need will all be considered.

Gene V. Campbell Scholarship
Awarded to full-time or part-time graduate students majoring in Education. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be considered. Scholarships awarded in even numbered years only.

Irene, John Dale, and Hugh Stanphill Scholarship
Awarded to full-time or part-time graduate or undergraduate students.  Financial need is strongly considered.  The scholarship is renewable if undergrad recipients maintain a 3.0 GPA and graduate recipients maintain a 3.25 GPA.

Jessie Pauline Wyatt Endowed Book Award
Awarded to full-time or part-time students majoring in Education. Preference will be given to junior and senior level students. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be considered.


Education

Counseling, Adult, and Rehabilitation Education

Marguerite Flake Scholarship*
Awarded to full-time or part-time students with preference given to applicants who show a sincere commitment to the field of education as a life-long career. Preference will be given to undergraduates or graduates majoring in the teaching of reading or special education.

Trebing Graduate Assistant Fund
Awarded to graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in Orientation and Mobility Instruction, Rehabilitation Teaching, or Classroom Teaching of the Visually Handicapped.

Department of Teacher Education

Annie Lee Jones Jolly Scholarship
Preference will be given to students majoring in Early Childhood Education or Middle Childhood Education with high academic standing, scholarship, and service. Exceptional financial need may also be considered.

Bessie Moore Scholarship
Awarded to full-time or part-time undergraduates or graduates majoring in Early Childhood Education. Applicants must submit a narrative describing their interest in early childhood development as a profession. Scholarship is renewable. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA while receiving this scholarship. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be considered.

Bettye McDonald Caldwell and Fred T. Caldwell, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in Early Childhood Education at UALR.  Preference will be given to junior and senior level students with acceptable earlier academic performance who wish to become certified Early Childhood Education teachers.  In exceptional instances, applicants who have not reached junior status will be considered.  Students who intend to continue working part-time will be given full consideration.  Academic accomplishments (3.0 GPA or above) and financial need will be strongly considered.

Geneva Jones Winters Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in early childhood education with special consideration given to those considering a career working with children in kindergarten or first grade. Academic achievement and financial need will be considered.

Lois Walters ADK Scholarship
Awarded to full-time or part-time students majoring in elementary education or elementary administration. Academic achievement and financial need will be considered.

Lynn Nelson Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student pursuing a career in child development.

Marguerite Flake Scholarship*
Preference will be given to undergraduates or graduates majoring in the education of the handicapped or in the teaching of reading.

Sandra Murphree Newell Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in a teacher preparation program with preference given to juniors or seniors in middle childhood or secondary education.  Preference will be given to students who wish to become teachers and are working toward their initial licensure as teachers.  Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.  Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.75.

Susan K. Philpott Memorial Fund
Awarded to graduate students majoring in Special Education.

William D. Lynch Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student who is fully admitted to the Reading Recovery or Reading graduate program.  Academic achievement and financial need will be considered.


Health Professions

Department of Nursing

Nursing | 501.569.8081

Corinne E. Phillips Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in nursing. Selection will be based on academic accomplishment with consideration being given to financial need.

Denise J. Petersen Non-Traditional Student Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time student majoring in nursing. Academic accomplishment and financial need will strongly be considered. Recipients shall be a non-traditional student who is entering their first year in the nursing program. Preference will be given to single mothers who are returning to school to pursue an associate degree and those who do not qualify for or have access to additional scholarships and financial aid.

Dennis Jungmeyer Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time student accepted into the nursing program who is a current or former CARTI patient. Academic accomplishment, community service and financial need will be strongly considered. A narrative page should be attached to the application detailing the applicant’s interest in furthering his or her education in nursing. The recipient(s) will be asked to sign a good faith intent of employment within the nursing fields, with preference given to those remaining in Arkansas.

Flesher Family Foundation Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time student accepted into the nursing program with preference given to first generation college students. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Florence C. Zook, R.N. Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in nursing who is in the last semester of his or her junior or senior year. Applicants must have an above average GPA in the current nursing class. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Hazel Kreigbaum Russ Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in nursing. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Patricia P. and George E. Thompson, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time nursing major. Preference will be given to students in the process of completing their first year of the nursing program. Financial need will be strongly considered and preference will be given to students with a middle of the road GPA. Students cannot apply for this scholarship. Students considered for this scholarship shall be nominated by a faculty member and presented to the scholarship committee of the Department of Nursing.

Willard and Pat Walker Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time student majoring in nursing. Applicant must have academic accomplishment and financial need. A writing sample should be submitted with the application. Interviews will be scheduled during the application process.

Willard and Pat Walker Nursing Scholarship BSN-Completion
Awarded to a full-time student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Applicant must have academic accomplishment and financial need. A writing sample should be submitted with the application. Interviews will be scheduled during the application process.

Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology

Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology | 501.569.3244

Beth Butler Easton East Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a first year, full-time master’s level student marjoring in speech pathology or audiology. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Dwane F. Treat Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in speech pathology or audiology. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Leah Katayama Wilkins Endowed Award
Awarded to a first year graduate student majoring in speech pathology or audiology. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Nan Ellen Dickinson East Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in speech pathology or audiology. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

School of Social Work

School of Social Work | 501.569.3240

AARP Chapter 34 Scholarship
Awarded to a second-year student in the School of Social Work pursuing a Master of Arts in Gerontology or a Master of Arts in Gerontology and a Master’s Degree in Social Work (dual program). Qualifications include a strong desire to work with the aging population, a second-year internship working with the elderly, demonstration of financial need, and a GPA of 3.25 or higher.

Dr. Nancy J. Harm Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time Master’s student who has successfully completed the first year of the MSW program and is entering their final year of graduate studies. Preference will be given to single parents and financial need will be strongly considered.

Dr. Robert E. Elliott Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of the Dr. Robert E. Elliott Memorial Scholarship is to provide assistance for any education related expenses, including but not limited to tuition, books, fees, and room and board for students pursuing or furthering a graduate degree in Social Work specializing in Mental Health. Applicants must submit an application accompanied by a personal letter explaining why they should receive the grant. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered. The recipient will be required to attend at least one board meeting of the Robert Elliott Foundation and participate in 3 of their major annual events.

Gisela Spieker Social Work Scholarship
Awarded to second-year graduate students who are dedicated to their studies and focused on academic achievement. Financial need will be considered secondary to academic achievement.

Rebecca Fuller Ward Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time MSW graduate student with preference given to U.S. citizens. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.