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Scholarships and Waivers

The College of Health Professions scholarship applications will open at 12:01a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017.  The applications for the Tuition Waivers below are currently open.


Scholarships

Scholarships for New and Continuing Students Scholarships for New Students Only Scholarships for Continuing Students Only Scholarships for Various Programs – Eligibility Requirements Vary

Tuition Waivers

UAMS Non-Resident Academic Tuition Waiver

  • This waiver is to:
    • Enable UAMS to recruit and retain students into its education programs who exhibit the highest level of academic achievement.
    • Improve UAMS’ ability to compete with its peer institutions in other states for highly sought after students.
    • Increase the geographic diversity of the applicant pools for UAMS education programs.
    • Help defray rising cost of education for students from other states who could not afford to enroll at UAMS otherwise.

UAMS Non-Resident Diversity Tuition Waiver

  • This waiver is to:
    • Assist educational programs at UAMS achieve established diversity recruitment goals.
    • Increase the diversity of the applicant pools to UAMS education programs with respect to race, ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status and geographic origins.
    • Help defray rising educational costs for UAMS students especially those who are economically disadvantaged.
    • Increase the diversity among the Arkansas health and healthcare professions workforce, especially those serving underrepresented and medically underserved populations.

UAMS Tuition Waiver for Arkansas Residents Aged 60 Years and Over

  • This waiver is to:
    • Help defray rising educational costs for UAMS students who are aged 60 and older.
    • Meet State of Arkansas and University of Arkansas guidelines requiring a tuition waiver for older Arkansans.

UAMS Veteran Non-Resident Tuition Waiver

  • This waiver is to:
    • Help defray rising educational costs for UAMS students who are veterans of the US military, or who are the children or spouse of a veteran of the armed forces.
    • Meet State of Arkansas and US policies requiring that no veteran or their families pay out-of-state tuition.