Scholarships for High School Graduates

Presidential Scholarship

Full cost of tuition, fees, and books for up to two years

Basic eligibility

  • Rank in top 15% of class or rank in the top 10 of your high school class and have a cumulative, unweighted 3.25 GPA.
  • Or, you are a first time in college student and have a high school GPA of 3.25.
Continuing eligibility
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.25 GPA each semester
  • Maintain full-time student status (12 hours)
Applications received on or before April 15 will receive priority status.

Scholarships for Texarkana College Students

Faculty Association Scholarship

Award amount to be determined
Estimated number of awards varies

Basic eligibility

  • Cumulative college GPA of 3.5
  • 12 completed semester hours at TC
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal Essay
Continuing eligibility
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.5 GPA
  • Maintain full-time student status (12 hours)
The Faculty Scholarship deadline has been extended to April 30.

Jake and Bessie Eldridge Memorial Scholarship

Award amount to be determined
Estimated number of awards varies
This is a transfer scholarship for students leaving TC.

Basic eligibility

  • Cumulative college GPA of 3.0
  • 60 completed semester hours at TC
  • Exceptional academic ability and character
  • Documented financial need
Continuing eligibility
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Maintain full-time student status (12 hours)

Officer William Jason Sprague Memorial Scholarship

$1,000 for one semester
Estimated 1 per semester

Basic eligibility

  • Cumulative college GPA of 2.75 or high school GPA of 3.0
  • Must be a Criminal Justice major
  • 3 short essay questions
Continuing eligibility
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA
  • Maintain full-time student status (12 hours first semester and 15 thereafter)

Grainger Tools for Tomorrow

$1,000 per semester, for 2 semesters
Westward ® toolkit upon graduation
2 per year, at least 1 will be a veteran

Basic eligibility

  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be in a Workforce, Skilled trade, or Public Safety program
  • Must be entering final year of program
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Personal essay
  • List of achievements
Continuing eligibility
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Maintain full-time student status (12 hours)

Red River Lumber Construction Technology

$2,000 over 2 semesters

Basic eligibility

  • Must be a Construction Technology student
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Finalists will be invited to participate in a short interview
  • Scholarship recipients in their third semester will be eligible to apply for an internship at Red River Lumber.
This scholarship may be awarded in both the Fall and Spring semesters.

Scholarships for Health Sciences Students

Texarkana College Nursing Scholarship

Award amount to be determined
Estimated number of awards varies

Basic eligibility

  • Currently enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing or Vocational Nursing program with satisfactory academic progress
  • Documented financial need
Downloadable application and information packet

Return, with your required attachments, to
Patterson Health Sciences
Office 225
or healthscischolars
@texarkanacollege.edu

Deadline for applications is Monday, April 20, by 4pm.

CHRISTUS St. Michael Foundation
Janelle Robbins Nursing Scholarship

$500/semester for tuition, fees, books – up to 4 semesters
1 scholarship awarded beginning Fall 2015

Basic eligibility

  • Currently enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing with satisfactory academic progress
  • Documented financial need (2015-2016 FAFSA completed for Texarkana College)

Continuing eligibility

  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA each semester
Downloadable application

Return, with your required attachments, to
Patterson Health Sciences
Office 225
or healthscischolars
@texarkanacollege.edu

Deadline for applications is Friday, July 31, by 4pm.

CHRISTUS St. Michael Nursing Scholarship

$1,000/semester for tuition, fees, books – up to 4 semesters
4 scholarships awarded beginning Fall 2015

Basic eligibility

  • Currently enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing with satisfactory academic progress
  • Documented financial need (2015-2016 FAFSA completed for Texarkana College)

Continuing eligibility

  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA each semester
Downloadable application

Return, with your required attachments, to
Patterson Health Sciences
Office 225
or healthscischolars
@texarkanacollege.edu

Deadline for applications is Friday, July 31, by 4pm.

Dr. Corinne R. Davis Nursing Scholarship

Award amount to be determined
Estimated number of awards varies

Basic eligibility

  • Cumulative college GPA of 3.0
  • Completed first semester of the Associate Degree Nursing or Vocational Nursing program at Texarkana College

May be paid over 2 semesters pending student’s continuing satisfactory academic progress and pending scholarship funds

Downloadable application and information packet

Return, with your required attachments, to
Patterson Health Sciences
Office 225
or healthscischolars
@texarkanacollege.edu

Deadline for applications is Monday, April 20, by 4pm.

David Wayne Gilbert Orthopedics Nursing Scholarship

Award amount to be determined
Estimated number of awards varies

Basic eligibility

  • Cumulative college GPA of 3.2
  • Completed first semester of the Associate Degree Nursing program at Texarkana College
  • Documented financial need
Downloadable application and information packet

Return, with your required attachments, to
Patterson Health Sciences
Office 225
or healthscischolars
@texarkanacollege.edu

Deadline for applications is Monday, April 20, by 4pm.

Scholarships administered by Texarkana College are processed by the financial aid office, located in the Carl M. Nelson Administration Building.

Mailing address

Texarkana College
Financial Aid Office
2500 North Robison Road
Texarkana, TX 75599

Submit applications

bulldog
@texarkanacollege.edu

For more information

(903) 823-3009
email