Departmental Scholarship Contact Person: Jennifer Coleman, MNSc, RN, APNEmail:
FAX: (479) 968-0219 - (Send Attention: Jennifer Coleman)

Deadline: March 15th. Can be e-mail or faxed.

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Other Scholarship Info: Contact: Christi Brown (479) 968-0400   E-mail:
Visit our bulletin board between Dean 220 and Dean 221 for posted notices.

After College - Paid Internship to Develop Leadership and Management Skills

Coursey Enterprises, Inc - First Year Nursing Student Scholarship (click here)

Edward Craig Smith Scholarship - See Mrs. Coleman

Education Scholarship from Edison Home Health Care

Future Nurse Scholarship Program - $1,000 - Awarded twice a year - Deadlines January 15 and August 1

Medical  Assistant Degrees Healthcare Scholarship (Deadlines June 30 and December 31)

Program for Continuing Education for Women


Other Funding Scholarships, Financial Aid and Other Ways to Pay - (click here)


Arkansas Tech Foundation Scholarships for Nursing Majors

Nell Teeter Balkman Nursing Scholarship

This partial-tuition scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior nursing student from Arkansas who demonstrates potential for nursing leadership such as was exemplified by Nell Teeter Balkman. Applicants must have at least a "C" average and must submit a letter of application and two letters of recommendation from Arkansas Tech University Nursing Department faculty. This scholarship is renewable provided funds are available; the student receives the recommendation of the Nursing Department, and continues to meet the scholarship criteria. Financial need will be a consideration in making this award.

First United Methodist Church Scholarship

An endowed scholarship has been established by the First United Methodist Church in Russellville to assist Methodist students who are nursing, medical assistant, health information management, or medical lab science majors at Arkansas Tech. Students majoring in nursing will receive first consideration. Students should be recommended by their home church pastor.

Junior Auxiliary of Russellville Nursing Award

This fund has been established to provide a scholarship each year that funds are available to an Arkansas Tech University Nursing student in their junior or senior year of study. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Applications are available in the Development Office, Administration Building room 209 in early February.  Applications will be available for pick-up in the Office of Development, Administration Building room 209, the middle of February. A separate application must be completed for each scholarship for which you would like to be considered. Only the Junior Auxiliary of Russellville Scholarship Application will be considered. The application must be submitted to the address on the application.

Eupha Sue Knox Scholarship for Nursing

A scholarship will be awarded each semester that funds are sufficient to an upper division nursing student who is enrolled in a minimum of 15 credit hours. Preference will be given to Arkansas residents that have demonstrated financial need. Recipients may re-apply for further consideration in subsequent years.

Earlene Mullins Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded each semester that funds are sufficient to an upper division nursing student who is enrolled in 15 credit hours or more, and has demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are single parents. Each award will be for one semester but recipients may re-apply for further consideration.

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded each semester that funds are sufficient. The recipient will be a junior or senior level student majoring in Nursing, enrolled in a minimum of 15 credit hours, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and must demonstrate financial need. Special consideration shall be given to students who are conversant in Spanish or taking Spanish courses and intend to stay in the Russellville area after graduation. The scholarship is renewable for up to three consecutive semesters as long as the student enrolls in and successfully completes course load of 15 credit hours and maintains a 3.0 or higher grade point average.

Hazel Thrasher Memorial Scholarship Fund

Scholarships awarded to nursing majors based on need and the potential to meet the requirements of a professional nurse.

Penny L. Wheeler Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship is awarded annually to the most deserving nursing student based upon high school record, need, and test scores.

Dr. Charles and Joyce Wilkins Nursing Scholarship

This senior honors scholarship will be a one-semester partial tuition scholarship awarded to a full-time or part-time nursing student who has the highest grade point average prior to entering the first semester of the senior year. Since there are two nursing classes, a recipient will be selected from each class. Financial need is not a requirement.

Yell County Medical Society Scholarship

A scholarship awarded each spring semester by the Yell County Medical Society to a Tech student from Yell County majoring in nursing.

Lauren M. Reeves BSN RN Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, established in memory of Lauren M. Reeves by her family and friends, shall benefit a full-time sophomore, junior or senior nursing major who has a minimum 3.25 GPA and has demonstrated financial need. The scholarship shall be awarded for one semester and is renewable for the subsequent semester, provided the recipient continues to meet the criteria.


Scholarship Application