Scholarships

Ann Keese Thomas Graduate Scholarship

One graduate scholarship is available based on a competitive basis to a student who is not receiving graduate assistant funding and meets the following criteria:

  1. Completed application.
  2. Unconditional admission to graduate studies.
  3. Completed at least 12 hours of graduate coursework.
  4. Grade point average of 3.50 or higher in all graduate work, with no C grade included in work.
  5. Two letters of recommendation from faculty in higher education.
  6. Applicant must be an in-state resident.

Deadline: May 31st
Conditions which apply:

  1. Must maintain a 3.50 grade point average with no grade lower than a B.
  2. Must be continuously enrolled for the 12-month period.
  3. May reapply for one additional year.

Print Form [doc]: (Please submit the application to the School of Graduate Studies along with two letters of recommendation from faculty in higher education.)

Maya Angelou Tuition Grant

The Maya Angelou Tuition Grant is available for certified teachers enrolled in courses to complete an endorsement for gifted and talented. Students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Completed application. (Print Form [doc])
  2. Unconditional admission to graduate studies.
  3. Completed at least 12 hours of graduate coursework.
  4. Grade point average of 3.50 or higher in all graduate work, with no C grade included in work.
  5. Two letters of recommendation from faculty in higher education.
  6. Applicant must be an in-state resident.

Deadline: May 31st

Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund (Please click for the additional information)

Application Deadline: April 22, 2013

Arkansas Council for Women in Higher Education

To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must:

  1. Be full time female faculty or staff members currently employed by an institution of higher education that is an institutional member of ACWHE.
  2. Hold at least a bachelors degree
  3. Have been accepted into a graduate program.

Link: http://homes.hendrix.edu/acwhe/scholarship/criteria.htm

Parsons- Burnett Memorial Grant Program

Eligibility requirements:

  1. Practicing educator in Arkansas
  2. Proven Academic Ability
  3. Successful teaching experience (minimum- one year)

Deadline: June 15th (Applications can be printed off from www.artanow.com)

Out-of-State Tuition Waiver

Out-of-state tuition for students living in Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas and for children of SAU graduates living anywhere is waived when these students choose to live in University housing.

Arkansas Residents Aged 60 or Above

PRINT FORM [pdf]

Act 678 of 1975 provides for tuition-free enrollment in academic credit courses for all Arkansas residents aged 60 or above on a “space available” basis upon proof of age. Enrollment options include credit registration (grade and transcript record), audit (no grade but a transcript record), or non-credit (no grade, no transcript record). Subsequently the University will waive the mandatory fees associated with the class.

Faculty and Staff Tuition Waiver [pdf]

Arkansas Taxpayer Waiver

Print Form [pdf]

Bona fide Arkansas income taxpayers and their dependents who reside in one of the eligible counties or parishes of an approved state may enroll at any qualifying Arkansas public institution of higher education and receive the out-of-state tuition waiver.

In order to get the non-resident fee waived, the following criteria must be met:

1. Dependent student or parent must provide a W-2 or verification of Arkansas earnings of $5,500 or more for the prior tax year.

2. Student and parent must live in one of the following counties or parishes:

  • Louisiana: Claiborne, Union, or Webster
  • Mississippi: Coahoma or Tunica
  • Missouri: Barry, Dunklin, McDonald, Oregon, Ozark, Pemiscot, Ripley, or Taney
  • Oklahoma: Delaware, LeFlore, McCurtain, or Sequoyah
  • Tennessee: Dyer, Shelby, or Tipton
  • Texas: Bowie

The Waiver of Non-resident Fees form is available in the SAU Business Office and must be submitted each semester. For more information about this waiver, call (870) 235-4019.

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