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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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The 2024-2025 Fall & Spring Scholarship Cycle is currently open and will close on July 15th, 2024. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 903-823-3267.

Steps to Apply for Community College Scholarships

If you have previously had a @texarkanacollege.edu 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 support@texarkanacollege.edu to get your pre-existing @texarkanacollege.edu 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.

For more information, sign into Award Spring using the steps above

Scholarship Total Scholarships Per Year Scholarship Amount Basic Qualification Semesters Offered
Presidential Scholarship Unlimited  Up to full tuition and fees Top recent high school graduate Fall & Spring
DC to TC Pathways Scholarship Up to 50 Up to $4,000 over two years Current year high school graduate Fall & Spring
Faculty Association Scholarship Varies Varies Selected by faculty association Fall & Spring
Nursing Scholarships 14 Up to $3,000 Nursing student Summer, Fall & Spring
Barry Family Nursing Scholarship Approximately 5 per year $3,000 for VN/$6,000 for ADN Nursing student Summer, Fall & Spring
International Student Scholarship 2 Up to $1,500 International student Fall & Spring
Workforce Scholarships 4 Up to $1,500 Workforce major Fall & Spring
Criminal Justice Scholarship 1 Up to $1,500 Child of first responder/Criminal Justice major Fall & Spring
Black Student Association Club Scholarship 1 Up to $1,500 Member of BSA Fall & Spring
Future Business Leaders of America Club Scholarship 1 Up to $1,500 Member of BSA and/or FBLA Fall & Spring
Overcoming Barriers Scholarship Varies Up to $1,000 EOC student Spring
Business Student Scholarship Up to 3 Up to $1,500 Business Student Fall & Spring
West End Student Scholarship 3 Up to $2,000 West End of Bowie County high school graduate Fall & Spring
DeKalb Student Scholarship 1 Up to $1,500 DeKalb High School graduate Fall & Spring
Just Start Scholarship Up to 100 Up to $1,000 Non-traditional student Fall & Spring
Education Scholarship 1 Up to $1,500 Education major Fall & Spring

For more information on Foundation Scholarship Donors view the Texarkana College Foundation pages.

  • Marine Corps League Detachment #1149, Texarkana Scholarships
    • The Marine Corps League Detachment 1149 is offering a limited number of $500 scholarships to qualified applicants who are pursuing an undergraduate degree and will be enrolled as full-time students (12 semester hour minimum) in the upcoming academic year at an accredited undergraduate institution.

      For more information and to apply visit their website: https://mcl1149.org/

  • 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 www.aspsf.org or to get involved, contact the affiliate SPSF serving the county you live in.
  • Unigo
    • With a thriving community of over 3.8 million members, Unigo is the premier network for current and future college students to get to where they’re going. Unigo provides cutting-edge tools, compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to make the best decisions about their college experience.
  • 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.
  • StudentScholarships.org
    • 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 txadc.org 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 support.texarkanacollege.edu/.  You will find the link to reset password beside the “Welcome” section.

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