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Community College Scholarships From Texarkana College

The Texarkana College Foundation awards over 300 endowed and annual scholarships available to Texarkana College students with an average award of $1,500.

It is easy to apply to our community college scholarships. TC’s one scholarship application allows you to be considered for all applicable scholarships.

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Steps to Apply for Community College Scholarships

If you have previously had a email address in the past, do not create an account using the Prospective students link below.  Instead, contact the Service Desk at 903-823-3030 or to get your pre-existing email address reactivated.
  1. Access Your AwardSpring Account – Existing / Returning students and use your TC email address and password.  Prospective students can create an account at AwardSpring.
  2. Start the Application – If you are a TC student, your demographic information will populate into the AwardSpring scholarship application.  Answer all questions, request your letter of recommendation, and review your dashboard for any additional requirements to complete. Note: Some scholarships may have additional requirements that the applicant must complete.  Be sure to check your AwardSpring Dashboard for any additional requirements.
  3. Click the “Submit Application” button on the lower right corner of the screen. If the button is gray, your application is not complete. Review the dashboard to determine any items that require attention. Each section of the application will show if it has been “completed” or is “in progress”.
  4. AwardSpring will match you with all scholarships for which you qualify.
ScholarshipTotal Scholarships Per CycleScholarship AmountBasic Qualification
Presidential/Dean’s Scholarship*Up to 80Full tuition and feesTop recent high school graduate
TC Nursing Scholarship21,000Nursing student
Janell Robbins Nursing Scholarship12,000Nursing student
Dr. Shirley Finn Nursing Scholarship12,000Nursing student
David Wayne Gilbert Orthopedics Nursing Scholarship12,000Nursing student
Wadley Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship21,000Nursing student
Dr. Corinne R. Davis Nursing Scholarship12,000Nursing student
Maurice Leonard Nursing Scholarship12,000Nursing student
Sal and Aven Williamson Nursing Scholarship11,500Nursing student
Dianne Dunnam Knight Scholarship11,500Nursing student
Janice Sample Nursing Scholarship11,500Nursing student
Dr. Ben J. Floyd Nursing Scholarship11,500Nursing student
Chappell- Joyce Nursing Scholarship11,500Nursing student
Faculty Association ScholarshipVariesVariesSelected by faculty association
Jake and Bessie Eldridge Memorial ScholarshipVariesVariesTransfer student- for bachelors degree
General ScholarshipVariesVaries
Non-Traditional/Just Start Scholarship**Up to 100Up to 1,000Non-traditonal student
Annie Kim Memorial Scholarship11,500International student
Wholesale Electric Supply Scholarship12,000Workforce- electrical major
BWI Companies Scholarship22,500Dependent of a BWI employee
Jarrell H. and Edna F. Winkle and Julia Beth Gardner Memorial Engineering Scholarship11,000Engineering major
US Marine Corp Reserve Scholarship42,000Child/grandchild of US Veteran
Officer William Jason Sprague Memorial Scholarship11,500Child of first responder/ Criminal Justice major
Overcoming Barriers ScholarshipVaries1,000EOC student
Robert A. Jones Scholarship11,500Black student
Dr. Theresa McDonald Scholarship11,500Hispanic student
Herman and Sara Barnett Business Scholarship11,500Business major
Joe S. and Barrie Thomson Endowed Scholarship21,500Business or Nursing major
Super 1 Foods Scholarship11,500Business/ Communications major
Mike and Vicky Sandefur Endowed Scholarship11,500West End of Bowie County high school graduate
Sharon and Fred Gilliam Endowed Scholarship11,500DeKalb High School graduate
William T. and Sue Smith11,500Non-traditional, female student
Dr. and Mrs. William Patterson Scholarship11,500Non-traditional, over 25 student
Linda Miller Smith Memorial Scholarship11,000Female- workforce major
John H. and Tommie McCoy Charitable Foundation Scholarship22,000West End of Bowie County high school graduate
Mike Smith Memorial Welding Scholarship11,000Welding major
Joe C. Vanderbilt and Jason T. Thomson Family Endowed Scholarship11,500Workforce major

*Funds supporting the Presidential and Dean’s Scholarship:
Truman and Anita Arnold Endowment
Janice and Connor Patman Endowment
Lois and Cary Patterson Endowment
Bobbie Atkinson Endowment
Claude O. Pinkerton Endowment
Ben and Nancy Sandefur Endowment
Wilbur Smith Endowment
Tom and Bess Wilbanks Endowment
Vasco McCoy Jr. and Pamela D. McCoy Endowment
Dean and LaCrecia Barry Endowment
Jack and Coco Bruner Endowment
Virginia Pittman Eiland Endowment
Thomas H. Fuqua, Jr. Endowment
McLarty Ford Endowment
Cabe Foundation Endowment
Sonja and Bob Hubbard Endowment
Rosemary and James Henry Russell Endowment
Rose Lynn and Calvin Russell Endowment
Patsy and Don Morriss Endowment
Jessica and Matt Palmer Endowment
Martha and Josh Morriss Endowment

**Funding for the Non-Traditional Scholarship Provided By:
Pam and Gregg Orr Endowment
Lee Ann and Buddy McCulloch Endowment
Texas Pioneer Foundation Endowment
Nancy Patterson Troike Endowment

  • Single Parent Scholarships (SPSF)
    • This scholarship is given to low-income single parents who are pursuing post-secondary education in preparation for skilled employment. We organize affiliated scholarship funds that serve every county of Arkansas. To apply for a scholarship go to or to get involved, contact the affiliate SPSF serving the county you live in.
  • ScholarshipExperts
    • This is a free scholarship matching service with a database of over 2.4 million scholarships worth over $14 billion.
  • Fastweb
    • Works by matching the information in your profile to scholarships from our database of over 1.5 million scholarships worth over $3.4 billion. Membership is free.
  • Rent to Own Labs Scholarship
    • Offers a $2,500 scholarship that can go toward tuition, textbooks or development courses for a student pursuing a career in real estate.
    • Has been providing scholarship information to students and scholarship management services to companies since 2003. Their database is 100% free for students to use.
  • Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship
    • Program for the Fall semester includes two (2) $10,000 scholarships and four (4) $5,000 scholarships, to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field.
  • USF Scholarship
    • The TADC Urban Scholarship fund is for graduating high school seniors, first-time and/or returning undergrad college students, attending any accredited nonprofit college, university or technical school. Go to to apply.

Frequently Asked Questions

The AwardSpring system automatically saves your answers as you complete the application.

When completing the online scholarship application, answer and complete each question carefully and accurately, as this determines scholarship eligibility. Some scholarships need additional requirements, so be sure to review your “Dashboard” and answer those questions. Do not leave any questions blank.

No. Each scholarship has specific eligibility requirement(s) that were defined by the donor when the scholarship was established. Eligibility requirements are stated for each individual scholarship, so be sure to read the requirements carefully.

Yes. Each scholarship has a deadline that is listed on the summary of scholarships page.

Yes. International students may apply for TC Foundation scholarships. Awards are made based on the qualifications and eligibility criteria of the scholarships.

The Texarkana College Scholarship Committee reviews and evaluates each application and makes award recommendations based on the scholarship criteria.

Yes. Everyone requesting financial assistance through the TC Foundation is required to reapply by the next priority deadline listed alongside the scholarships.

To access MyTC portal and your TC email address, visit  You will find the link to reset password beside the “Welcome” section.

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