Scholarships - Important Information
All applications and documentation
received by February 28.
is determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA). FAFSA applications are available beginning January 1 each
year at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Arkansas Tech University Federal School Code is 001089. Where need
is a determining factor for a scholarship, the FAFSA results must be
available in the ATU Financial Aid Office for the application to be
The student is responsible for submitting the Foundation Scholarship Application and all documentation listed in the
scholarship criteria to the Office of Development. Only one
application is required for multiple Foundation General
applicant letter explaining the need for the scholarship,
special family circumstances, and your career goals.
- Three letters of recommendation from any of the
following: Arkansas Tech faculty
(current Tech students only), High School Counselor,
Principal, Pastor, Employer, or someone familiar with your work
ethics and family situation.
- Any other document specifically
requested of the student within the scholarship description.
Alumni Association Scholarships
Alumni Scholarships are available through the Arkansas Tech
University Alumni Association. Alumni Applications are available
through the Office of Development, at the Alumni House on campus,
and in the Alumni Association Scholarship section of this web site.
Applications should be printed off the web site or picked-up from
the offices listed, completed, and all required documentation should
be attached and submitted to the address on the application.
Junior Auxiliary of Russellville Scholarships
Scholarships require a separate application that is available the
middle of February and can be picked-up in the Office of
here to view and apply for scholarships.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT ALL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships will be awarded if funds are sufficient.
- A number
of scholarships are held by one individual for the duration of
the recipient’s education, therefore the scholarship may not be
available until recipient graduates.
applications will not be considered and will not be returned.
regulations do not permit students to receive financial aid in
excess of their cost of attendance. For complete details
regarding scholarship stacking regulations, contact the
Financial Aid Office (479) 968-0399.
who receive a Foundation Scholarship will be responsible for
completing the Foundation Scholarship Recipient Agreement and
profile before the award can be posted to the students account.
appreciation to donors for their interest in and support of
higher education is an important part of receiving a
scholarship. Students who receive a Foundation Scholarship will
be responsible for writing a thank you card or note and
returning it to the Office of Development. The scholarship will
be awarded to the alternate if the thank note or card is not
returned with the Foundation Scholarship Recipient Agreement and
Scholarship awards will be posted directly to student accounts.
No payments will be made directly to students. Any refunds due
to the student can be picked-up in the Student Accounts Office.