Use the table below to find information on scholarships.
Scholarship Additional Information
President's Scholarship Deadline for 2019-2020 - April 1, 2019
Academic Achievement Award Deadline for 2019-2020 - April 1, 2019
Nighthawk Leadership Deadline for 2019-2020 - April 1, 2019
National Park Promise Scholarship Available to eligible NPTC completers.
NPC Foundation Scholarships Multiple scholarships - continue for more information.
Priority Deadlines: April 1 for Fall and November 1 for Spring
Fund My Future Important information regarding scholarships that you may apply for.
AASFAA Scholarship Deadline for 2018-2019 - April 1, 2018
ACC Academic All Star Scholarship Deadline for 2018-2019 - April 1, 2018
AAUW Scholarship Deadline for 2018-2019 - March 28, 2018
AAUW Transfer Scholarship Deadline for 2018-2019 - March 28, 2018
Emblem Club Scholarship Deadline for 2018-2019 - April 1, 2018
Garland County Single Parent Scholarship Deadline: Fall - June 30, Spring - November 17 
Greater Hot Springs Village Kiwanis Club Scholarship Deadline: April 15, 2018
Lawrence Respiratory Foundation Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2018
Oaklawn Foundation Scholarship Deadline for 2018-2019 - February 28, 2018
Hot Springs Rotary Club Scholarship Deadline for 2018-2019 - March 1, 2018
Junior Auxiliary Academic Scholarship Deadline for 2018-2019 - March 2, 2018
Women's Chamber of Commerce Hot Springs Scholarship Deadline for 2018-2019 - April 20, 2018
NPC Non-Traditional Deadline: Spring 2019 - January 14, 2019, Fall - April 1, 2019

President's Scholarship

The President's Scholarship is available to students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and covers the cost of tuition and fees for up to 4 semesters at NPC. Students must enroll within 1 year of high school graduation.

Students must meet the following criteria to receive scholarship: (2 of 3 must be met):

  • 3.0 Cumulative High School GPA
  • 22 or higher on ACT
  • Rank in the top 25% of graduating class

To maintain the scholarship:

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA
  • Full-time Enrollment (at least 12 hours per term)

Apply before April 1 for priority consideration. After April 1, the scholarship is awarded based on the availability of funds. These scholarships are awarded for the fall and spring semester only.

Apply for NPC scholarships on the National Park College Scholarship Application website.


Academic Achievement Award

The Academic Achievement Award is available to students with the potential to excel in college and covers the cost of tuition for 2 semesters. Students must enroll within 1 year of high school graduation.

Students must meet the following criteria to receive scholarship:

  • 2.75 Cumulative GPA
  • 19 or higher on ACT

To maintain the scholarship:

  • 2.75 Cumulative GPA
  • Full-time Enrollment (at least 12 hours per term)

Students may reapply for one additional year if funding is available and they maintain the required CGPA and full time enrollment.

Apply before April 1 for priority consideration. After April 1, the scholarship is awarded based on the availability of funds. These scholarships are awarded for the fall and spring semester only.

Apply for NPC scholarships on the National Park College Scholarship Application website.


Nighthawk Leadership Scholarship

The Nighthawk Leadership Scholarship is awarded to NPC students that exhibit leadership and service to their campus and community. In order to receive the Nighthawk Leadership Scholarship students must be awarded a qualifying position by completing the appropriate selection process. They are also required to submit the NPC Scholarship Application.

Positions that qualify:

  • Student Government Association Officers and Representatives
  • Student Ambassadors
  • PTK Officers
  • Nighthawk Cheer Squad
  • Nighthawk Basketball

To maintain the scholarship:

  • 2.0 Cumulative GPA
  • Full-time Enrollment (at least 12 hours per term)

Award amount depends on the position and availability of funds.


National Park Promise Scholarship

National Park College is proud to offer the National Park Promise Scholarship to students who complete a two year program through the National Park Technology Center (NPTC). The National Park Promise is a last dollar scholarship that covers 100 percent of the cost of tuition and fees after all other aid has been applied. It is renewable for two years at NPC.

To qualify for the National Park Promise scholarship a student has to be enrolled in the same NPTC program for both years and complete all necessary program requirements.

For more information regarding the NPC Promise Scholarship and NPTC please visit the Promise Scholarship page.

Students entering their junior year that want to attend NPTC can complete an application provided by their high school counselor. Upon graduation, students should complete the NPC Scholarship Application.


NPC Foundation Scholarships

National Park College has a variety of scholarships available to students: institutional, foundation, and third party scholarships. Each division at NPC offers a $500 scholarship to their students. You may see the division chairs to inquire about applying for these scholarships. All institutional scholarships are awarded on a first-come first-serve basis until funds are depleted.

NPC’s Foundation also has a variety of scholarships to offer. Read more about foundation scholarships. There are many off-campus scholarship benefactors as well.

The best way to find out about up and coming scholarships is to check your student email account. You may contact the Computer Resource Center for more information regarding your email account.

Priority Deadlines: April 1 for Fall and November 1 for Spring.

Apply for NPC scholarships on the National Park College Scholarship Application website.

Available Scholarships are provided as a service of the Financial Aid Office. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office, 2nd floor of the Fisher building, or call 501-760-4159 or email: zfinaid@np.edu


Arkansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators(AASFAA) 2017-2018 Scholarship

The AASFAA board will award at least two $500 dollar scholarships to Arkansas students planning to attend member institutions. These are non-renewable awards and will apply to the Fall 2018 semester.

Students must be enrolled at least half-time in 2018-2019 in a program that leads to a college degree.

Limit one entry per person. Winners will be selected at a random drawing during the 2018 Spring AASFAA conference.

You can enter the drawing online till March 29, 2018. 


ACC Academic All Star Scholarship

The purpose of this program is to recognize the scholarly and service achievements of Arkansas’ two-year college students.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Arkansas resident
  • Enrolled in a public two-year college and expected to continue enrollment through at least Spring of the following year
  • Completed a minimum of 24 credit hours in pursuit of an associate degree by June 1 of the current year
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.25
  • Demonstrated involvement in campus and/or community activities
  • Intent to graduate from the NPC with an associate degree by Summer 2019
  • Intent to transfer to an Arkansas four-year university upon associate degree completion

Selection Process:

When selecting an Academic All-Star and Alternate, the selection committee will consider:

  • Cumulative GPA (minimum of 3.25 on a 4.00 scale)
  • Participation in academic or technical honors organizations
  • Awards/honors given by the college and community
  • Involvement in campus activities, campus leadership roles, and community participation

Consideration may be given, at the committee's discretion, for rigorous coursework, heavy work load, challenging personal circumstances, or overcoming significant obstacles.

Apply for NPC scholarships on the National Park College Scholarship Application website. Deadline: April 1, 2018


AAUW Scholarship

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Hot Springs Branch scholarship:

The AAUW has specified that scholarships be awarded to women who are in need of financial assistance, serious students, are enrolled full time(12 hours) and have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 cumulative.

The application should include a personal letter (one page typed) and two letters of recommendation. A copy of GED scores or high school diploma and a copy of college transcripts is required as well. Please return to NPC Enrollment Services Office. Deadline: March 28, 2018


AAUW Transfer Scholarship

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Hot Springs Branch scholarship:

The AAUW has specified that scholarships be awarded to women who are in need of financial assistance, serious students, are enrolled full time (12 hours) and have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 cumulative.

This specific scholarship opportunity is for students who are transferring to a four year university in the fall.

The application should include a personal letter (one page typed) and two letters of recommendation. A copy of GED scores or high school diploma and a copy of college transcripts is required as well. Please return to NPC Financial Aid Office. Deadline: March 28, 2018


Emblem Club Scholarship

This scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. It is open to high school and college students that plan to attend NPC for the in the Fall semester. Incomplete applications will not be considered for assistance.

Apply for NPC scholarships on the National Park College Scholarship Application website.Deadline: April 1, 2018


Garland/ Hot Spring/ Saline County Single Parent Scholarship

Deadlines: Fall - June 30, Spring - November 17

Garland/Hot Spring/Saline County Single Parent scholarship application will now be an online application instead of the paper application. You may find the application at www.aspsf.org. Fill out the application completely and upload the three required documents (personal essay, letter of recommendation, college transcript). The application and the required documentation must be submitted on or before the above deadlines in order for consideration to be guaranteed.

Eligibility criteria for this scholarship includes the following:

  • Must be a Garland, Hot Spring, or Saline County Resident
  • Must be a single parent
  • Must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be enrolled in an approved Arkansas college at least part time (6 hours)

Greater Hot Springs Village Kiwanis Club Scholarship

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Hot Springs Village is offering a scholarship for students at NPC and seniors at Fountain Lake High School. The Scholarship is for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. The deadline is April 15, 2018. 

The completed application and submissions must be mailed to the following address. 

Chairman of the Scholarship Committee
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Hot Springs Village
6 Berlanga Circle
Hot Springs Village, AR 71910

Lawrence Respiratory Foundation Scholarship

The Professional Achievement in Respiratory Care (PARC) is a $1,500 scholarship established to support a senior student in the Respiratory Therapy Program at National Park College in Hot Springs, AR. To find out more, view The Lawrence Respiratory Foundation page for information about the scholarship and eligibility.


Oaklawn Foundation Scholarship

The Oaklawn Foundation Scholarship Committee will award a select number of scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. This scholarship is open to Garland County residents only. The online application must be submitted to the Oaklawn Foundation by February 28 in order to be given consideration.

When you apply, you'll provide information about your financial need, educational history and community/extracurricular involvement. You'll be asked to upload:

  • Personal Essay describing your educational plan, goals and personal story
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Copy of your Transcript or GED Certificate

Scholarship Eligibility: Any Garland County Resident that is or will be enrolled at any two-year community or technical college or four-year public or private college or university. The recipient must list their permanent home address as in Garland County for the duration of funding.


Hot Springs National Park Rotary Club Scholarship

The Hot Springs National Park Rotary Club announces the availability of college scholarships to be awarded on April 25, 2018. The Scholarships assist with the cost of tuition, fees, books, and supplies. The Scholarships will be $1,000 each.

Applicants must reside in Garland County. To be considered for the Scholarship, high school seniors will need to fill out an application form. and submit two letters of reference, ACT score, and high school transcript. All other requirements are listed on the application.

Completed applications and submissions can be returned to your high school counselor by March 1, 2018 or mailed to the following address. 

Mrs. Dana M. Lambert
PO Box 21730
Hot Springs, AR 71903-1730

Junior Auxiliary Academic Scholarship

The Junior Auxiliary of Hot Springs will be awarding scholarships for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. High school seniors and students attending National Park College may apply for this scholarship. The instructions to complete the application are very detail-specific. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the committee. All decisions made by the committee are final.


Women's Chamber of Commerce of Hot Springs Scholarship

The Women's Chamber of Commerce of Hot Springs will be awarding a scholarship to a Garland County senior to continue his or her education. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required for all applicants. Completed applications can be returned to Tennille Johnson in Student Services on the 2nd floor of the Gerald Fisher Campus Center. Deadline: April 20, 2018


NPC Non-Traditional Scholarship

This scholarship is available to assist students that need a flexible schedule to complete their degree. This scholarships is nonrefundable to students and is available to pay tuition, fees, and books (if no other financial aid is available for the purchase of books).

Students must complete the National Park College Scholarship Application and meet the following criteria to receive scholarship:

  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours
  • Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Must be degree seeking
  • Must be at least one year out of High School

Scholarship awards will vary based on enrollment.

Award amounts up to:

  • $1,000 - 12 Hours or more
  • $750 - 9 to 11 Hours
  • $500 - 6 to 8 Hours