Scholarships and Waivers

The College of Health Professions scholarship applications are now Closed.  The 2018 applications closed on Friday, June 15, 2018.


Scholarships


Tuition Waivers

UAMS Non-Resident Academic Tuition Waiver

  • The UAMS Non-Resident Academic Tuition Waiver program is established with the following objectives:
    • 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.