ASUMH Scholarship Information

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How to Qualify

ASUMH does not require a scholarship application.  All students become eligible for scholarships by completing the ASUMH admissions process and providing all necessary documentation for admissions as early as possible.  All ASUMH insititutional scholarships give priority to applications completed by our Early Application Deadline.


No additional application is required for consideration.  However, some scholarships will require additional document submissions.  Students receiving communications requesting additional documents indicates you are being considered for a scholarship which has additional criteria to be met.  Provide the additional documentation quickly as timing may be a factor in scholarship awarding decisions.

Early Application Deadline

The Early Application Deadline to complete the admissions application process is March 15th each year for the upcoming Fall semester.


Some Health Sciences programs have different application deadlines throughout the year.  Deadlines for scholarships in these programs coincide with the application deadlines laid out by the program.


Applications received after the Early Application Deadline may receive consideration for scholarship if no candidate that meets the Early Application Deadline is deemed to qualify.


Additional Documentation


Individual Scholarships may require additional documentation.  Students may receive communications for additional document requests after applying for admissions.  If requested, provide the additional documentation as quickly as possible. Timeliness of your response can be a factor in scholarship awarding decisions.


Here is a list of some of the documents that might be requested for various groups of students.  This list is not all inclusive.

  • ALL STUDENTS

  • Scholarship Essay of 500 words or less (see below for details)

  • Letters of recommendation 

  • List of dates of group meetings and/or activities attended

  • RETURNING ASUMH STUDENTS

  • Unofficial ASUMH academic transcript

  • STUDENTS TRANSFERRING TO ASUMH FROM OTHER COLLEGES

  • Academic transcripts from all previous institutions.

  • HOME SCHOOL OR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 

  • Unofficial academic transcripts, if not yet graduated.

  • Placement testing scores documentation such as ACT, Accuplacer, or SAT scores.

  • GED TESTING STUDENTS applying for first time college admissions

  • GED test scores

  • VETERANS OF IRAQ OR AFGANISTAN

  • DD 214 

  • STUDENTS WORKING DURING SCHOOL

  • Employer letter verifying hours worked per week if you have plans to work more that 20 hours per week during the school year.

Scholarship Essay

If any essay is required, in no more than 500 words, write an essay that describes why you would be a good candidate for any scholarship. Print and sign your name to the essay.


Recommended topics to include in your essay:

  • Accomplishments, both academically and in your personal life

  • Community volunteering activities you are or have been involved in

  • Your financial need for any scholarship

  • Information about any advanced degrees you plan to seek beyond your current attendance at ASUMH

  • Plans and goals you may have for the future

Additional downloadable Scholarship Essay Suggestions document.


Addititional Awards Information

  • Award amounts vary from scholarship to scholarship and year to year depending upon availability of funding

  • Annual awards are divided between fall and spring semesters

  • Completion of an annual FAFSA is often used to determine financial need

  • All scholarships listed are non-renewable except where specifically noted

  • All scholarships listed are for attending ASUMH Programs and courses only

  • Scholarship eligibility criteria subject to change


ASUMH Scholarship Opportunities

ALL SCHOLARSHIPS LISTED HERE ARE FOR ATTENDING ASUMH PROGRAMS AND COURSES ONLY


BANK OF SALEM SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be a resident of FultonCounty

  • Be seeking any degree orcertificate from ASUMH

  • Cumulative grade point averageof 2.75 or higher

  • Scholarship is non-renewable

 

CARL VELNER SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Be an ASUMH student

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


DAVID & ETHEL POWELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Be a United States Citizen

  • Applicant must be enrolled for at least 12 credit-hours

  • Baxter County Resident

  • Applicant must be a single parent with preschool, primary or secondary school aged children living in the home

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Never completed any advanced training beyond the high school

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Full Time at ASUMH

  • Diversity should be demonstrated.  Diversity can be demonstrated in many ways.  Some examples include, but are not limited to, cultural background, ethnicity, age, atypical gender for program of study, non-binary gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, age, primary language spoken, educational background.


DORA FEE BRUCE SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Recent high school graduates given priority consideration

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 on a 4.00 scale on their most recent transcript (high school or college)

  • Demonstrate Financial Need

  • Be seeking an associate degree from ASUMH

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


DOUGLAS FAMILY ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Be seeking a transferrable associate degree from ASUMH

  • Applicant must have attended high school in Baxter County for at least three years and graduated from that school

  • Must be a full-time 15 credit hours each semester.

  • Must have academic plans to work toward a four-year degree.

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale and a minimum ACT score of 19.

  • Significant financial need must be demonstrated to receive this scholarship.

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


EDITH NEWTON

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a nursing program at ASU Mountain Home

  • Scholarship may be renewed up to (8) academic semesters or until completion of the nursing program, whichever occurs first, providing the recipient remains in good standing.


EVELYN HILL OSBORN TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must have a high school diploma.

  • Must be seeking an Associate of Arts in Teaching from ASUMH and plan to continue on to obtain a four year degree in education.

  • Applicant must be enrolled for at least 12 credit-hours

  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANK SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale on their most recent transcript (high school or college), or a 510 or higher G.E.D. score.

  • Be seeking any degree or certificate from ASUMH

  • Applicant must be enrolled for at least 12 credit-hours

  • Baxter County Resident

  • Additional documents may be requested

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


FRIENDS OF THE BAXTER COUNTY LIBRARY

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Applicant must be a non-traditional student.  (The donor has defined a non-traditionalstudent as 18 or older, re-entering college student that has completed at least12 college credit hours.)

  • Applicant must have a minimum 2.50 GPA or higher on their most recent college transcript

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


GLENN O. & NELL POWELL WRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Be an ASU Mountain Home student

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


JOE DAN AND CAROL TYLER NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be accepted into the Licensed Practical Nursing(LPN) program before the July 1st Application Deadline.

  • Priority if give to applicants interested in working with the elderly, especially Alzheimers patients. This should be expressed in the applicant's scholarship essay.

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


JR KENDRICK MEMORIAL FUNERAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be in the Associate of Applied Science in Funeral Science

  • Must have a 2.0 GPA


LOTA FAYE PALMER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Pursuing a Vo Tech./TechnicalDegree in a Nursing Technical Certificate or Associate Degree Program

  • Scholarship is non-renewable

 

LT COL. MARY WALKER VO TECH VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Enrolled in a Vocational TechnicalCertificate or Degree Program

  • Preference given to veteranswho have served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces who can provide a copyof his/her DD-214 member 4 copy showing proof of an Honorable Discharge

  • Full time student

  • Demonstrate need for assistance

  • Scholarship is non-renewable

 

LT COL. MARY WALKER NURSING VETERAN SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Enrolled in a Nursing TechnicalCertificate or Associate Degree Program

  • Served on active duty in theU.S. Armed Forces

  • Preference given to veteranswho served after September 11th, 2001, in Iraq or Afghanistan

  • Able to provide a copy ofhis/her DD-214 member 4 copy showing proof of an Honorable Discharge

  • Full Time student

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


MARTHA A. GRANT, CPA SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be a single parent

  • Must be a non-traditional student

  • Must be seeking an Associate of Science in Business from ASUMH and plan to continue on to obtain a four year degree in accounting.

  • Applicant must be enrolled for at least 12 credit-hours

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


MILDRED S. GRIFFIN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Be seeking a Technical Certificate or an Associate Degree at ASUMH.

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale on their most recent transcript (high school or college), or a 510 or higher G.E.D. score.

  • Additional documents may be requested

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


NEWTH SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Priority will be given to those applicants who are currently employed by Twin Lake McDonald’s.

  • Works 20 or more hours per week.

  • Enrolled in at least 9 credit hours each semester

  • Be seeking any degree or certificate from ASUMH

  • GPA of 2.5 or higher

  • Additional documents may be requested

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


OZARK EARTH SCIENCE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Applicant must be studying Earth Sciences

  • Freshman level students will be given priorityconsideration

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


PAUL & LOUIS CANNEDY SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Be an ASUMH student in good standing

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


PATRICK MICHAEL MCKENNA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Be seeking a Technical Certificate or an Associate Degree at ASUMH.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Applicant must be enrolled for at least 12 credit-hours

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


ROLLER FUNERAL HOME SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF MILDRED WARE

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be accepted into the Licensed Practical Nursing(LPN) or or AAS in Funeral Science program before the the July 1st Application Deadline.

  • Priority will be given to students residing in Baxter, Marion, Fulton, Izard, and Stone counties.

  • Must be an Arkansas Resident


RUTH E. HAMILTON NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • The applicant must be an admitted to and in the second semester or later of the ASUMH Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program, with a Cumulative GPA of 3.00, who expresses an intent to further his/her education in a Registered Nursing (RN) program.

  • Must be a resident of Baxter, Marion, or Fulton county.

  • Must be an Arkansas Resident

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Additional documents may be requested


SOUTH SHORE SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be enrolled at ASUMH as a full-time student (12 credit hours or more) not including remedial coursework

  • Must be enrolled in a technology, mathematics, or science program or education program  preparing to become a technology, mathematics, or science teacher

  • Must be a resident of Baxter, Boone, or Marion counties in Arkansas

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Scholarship may be renewable up to (2) additional semesters as long as the student continues to meet the requirements through the end of the first awarded year.


STEVE AND SUSAN BLUMREICH SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Studying Business and Financeat ASUMH

  • 2.0 GPA

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


SUZANNE SCHMOKER SUTHERLAND SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Maintain a 2.50 GPA

  • Complete the current years FAFSA

  • Annual award divided between fall and spring semesters

  • Additional documents may be requested

  • Scholarship is non-renewable

 

THE LOYD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must have a 2.0 GPA

  • Must be a female student

 

TINNON / BESHEARS SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be a high school graduatefrom Baxter or Marion County

  • Graduate from high school witha GPA between 2.00 - 2.99

  • Freshman level students will begiven priority consideration

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


TWIN LAKES HUMAN RESOURCE ASSOCIATION EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be a resident of Baxter county or Marion county

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 on a 4.00 scale on their most recent transcript (high school or college), or a 450 or higher G.E.D. score.

  • Must be a seeking the Associate of Science in Business or Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration.

  • Applicant must be enrolled for at least 12 credit-hours

  • Additional documents may be requested

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


TWIN LAKES VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must have served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces since September 11, 2001 in Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • Applicant must be enrolled for at least 12 credit-hours

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Proof of military service (DD214)

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


VERNON BERTEL SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Mountain Home Public School Graduate

  • Enrolled in a business or tradeindustry program

  • Initially have between a 2.00 -2.99 GPA

  • Complete a FAFSA to demonstratefinancial need

  • Additional documents may be requested


WILMA GREELEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be a Female

  • Applicant must be enrolled for at least 12 credit-hours

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Must be a non-traditional student

  • Additional documents may be requested

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


MOUNTAIN HOME CHAPTER 1846 WOMEN OF THE MOOSE

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Enrolled in the LPN, RN, or ASUMH Technical Center program

  • Scholarship is non-renewable


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