Institutional Scholarships

 

The University of Arkansas at Monticello offers a variety of institutional scholarships to assist students with strong academic records. For scholarship consideration, entering freshmen must submit an admissions application, test scores, (ACT superscore, SAT, Accuplacer), and an official high school transcript.

  • Students will only be awarded the scholarship with the highest eligible value.
  • The July ACT test is the last score report that will be accepted for scholarship purposes.
  • No scholarships will be renewed if a student falls below a 2.00 GPA for any semester.
  • Institutional scholarships may not be combined and are non-refundable.
  • For detailed scholarship information, review the Academic Scholarship Policy.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ENTERING FRESHMEN

  • $6,000 award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment.
  • Out-of-state tuition is waived.
  • Requires 30 ACT superscore and a 3.0 high school GPA.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.0 grade point average is required.

  • $4,500 award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment.
  • Out-of-state tuition is waived.
  • Requires 27-29 ACT superscore and a 3.0 high school GPA.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.0 grade point average is required.

  • $3,000 award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment.
  • Out-of-state tuition is waived.
  • Requires 24-26 ACT superscore and 3.0 high school GPA.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.0 grade point average is required.

  • $3,000 award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment.
  • Out-of-state tuition is waived.
  • Requires 21 ACT superscore, 3.0 high school GPA and proof of valedictorian status (final high school transcript).
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.0 grade point average is required.

  • $1000 award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment.
  • Requires 22-23 ACT superscore and 3.0 high school GPA.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.0 grade point average is required.

  • $750 award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment.
  • Requires 19-21 ACT superscore and 3.0 high school GPA.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.0 grade point average is required.

  • Out-of-state tuition is waived for residents of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Missouri. An out-of-state waiver is available to students from other states, when a student receives an institutional, performance, or athletic scholarship in an amount equal to tuition for a minimum of 12 hours in the fall and spring terms.
  • Waiver is applied when the student registers for classes.

  • Various amounts and eligibility criteria.
  • Renewal is not guaranteed.
  • Contact Financial Aid at finaid@uamont.edu for more information.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

  • $3,000 award per semester for a maximum of four semesters of continuous enrollment.
  • Out-of-state tuition is waived.
  • Eligibility Requirements: Students transferring from an accredited community college with at least 60 transferable hours at the 1000-level or above and a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. 
  • Renewal criteria: Complete at least 15 hours each semester with a minimum 3.0 GPA at UAM to renew for an additional year.
  • Apply for admission and provide a current official transcript(s). Contact the Scholarship Coordinator at finaid@uamont.edu  or the Director of Admissions at admissionsoffice@uamont.edu for additional information.

Students who are freshmen at another school may transfer to UAM in the spring and receive a freshman institutional award.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Complete at least 12 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA at current institution, apply for admission, and provide an official college transcript.
  • Renewal criteria: Complete at least 15 hours each semester and maintain a 3.0 GPA at UAM.
This award will not be extended beyond a total of 8 terms (from all schools attended).

Contact the Scholarship Coordinator at finaid@uamont.edu, or the Director of Admissions at  admissionsoffice@uamont.edu for additional information.

Students interested in transferring to UAM may be eligible to receive an institutional award:

$2,000 award per semester for completion of 36 transferable hours

$1,000 award per semester for completion of 24 transferable hours

Eligibility requirements:

  • Currently enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA after the fall term. Apply for admission and provide an official college transcript.
  • Renewal criteria: Complete at least 15 hours each semester and maintain a 3.0 GPA at UAM.
  • This award will not be extended beyond a total of 8 terms (from all schools attended).

Contact the Scholarship Coordinator at finaid@uamont.edu, or the Director of Admissions at  admissionsoffice@uamont.edu for additional information. 

  • Out-of-state tuition is waived for residents of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Missouri. An out-of-state waiver is available to students from other states, when a student receives an institutional, performance, or athletic scholarship in an amount equal to tuition for a minimum of 12 hours in the fall and spring terms.
  • Waiver is applied when the student registers for classes.

  • Various amounts and eligibility criteria.
  • Renewal is not guaranteed.
  • Contact Financial Aid at finaid@uamont.edu for more information.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CURRENT UAM STUDENTS

  • Sophomore (30-59 hours completed) $750 per semester.
  • Junior (60-89 hours completed) $1,000 per semester.
  • Senior (90+ hours completed) $1,500 per semester.
  • Must have attended UAM at least two semesters and earned 30 hours for the academic year.
  • Must be pursuing first bachelor’s degree with a declared major.
  • Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Must not also be receiving another UAM institutional scholarship.
  • Renewal criteria: Scholarships are awarded competitively -- prior recipients may be considered.

    Contact the Scholarship Coordinator at finaid@uamont.edu for additional information.

  • Out-of-state tuition is waived for residents of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Missouri. An out-of-state waiver is available to students from other states, when a student receives an institutional, performance, or athletic scholarship in an amount equal to tuition for a minimum of 12 hours in the fall and spring terms.
  • Waiver is applied when the student registers for classes.

  • Various amounts and eligibility criteria.
  • Renewal is not guaranteed.
  • Contact Financial Aid at finaid@uamont.edu for more information.

 

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