Scholarships Sources

New Students

Scholarship High School GPA Required to Obtain the Scholarship College GPA Required to Maintain the Scholarship Maximum Yearly Award
Presidential Scholarship 3.80 – 4.00 3.50 $  18,066.00
Deans Scholarship 3.50 – 3.79 3.00 $  9,290.00

The scholarships are for eight (8) consecutive semesters (does not include summer term(s)).


Scholarship College GPA Required to Obtain the Scholarship ABC GPA Required to Maintain the Scholarship Maximum Yearly Award
Transfer Scholarship A 3.50 – 4.00 3.00 $  5,290.00
Transfer Scholarship B 3.00 – 3.49 3.00 $  4,000.00

The scholarships are for five (5) consecutive semesters (does not include summer term(s)).

Current Students

Current students that have a cumulative 3.00 GPA and make the Honors List will be awarded the Golden Opportunity Scholarship for one semester (does not include summer term(s)).  The scholarship will be awarded for the subsequent semester.  In order to receive the award, the student must be enrolled in 15 hours during the subsequent term at Arkansas Baptist College.  Golden Opportunity Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Arkansas Baptist College Honors Convocation.

Classification ABC GPA Required to Obtain the Scholarship Maximum Per Semester Award
Freshmen 3.00 $  1,500.00
Sophomores 3.00 $  1,750.00
Juniors 3.00 $  2,000.00
Seniors 3.00 $  2,250.00


Arkansas Baptist College Scholarship Application

Apply Here:

Athletics and Performance Scholarships


Institutional Aid is available for students interested in the following Athletics programs:

  • Football
  • Basketball (Men’s and Women’s)
  • Track (Men’s and Women’s)
  • Softball
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball

Students interested in Arkansas Baptist College’s athletic programs should contact Mr. Lance Flint, Associate Director of Athletics, at (870) 820-5558. Mr. Flint is also available via email at

Performance Scholarships

Performance Scholarships are available for students interested in Band and Choir.  Interested students should contact the Fine Arts and Performance Department at (501) 420-1320.

Application Procedures

  • There is no additional scholarship application.
  • Students required to stay in campus housing for institutional aid
  • Complete an Arkansas Baptist College Admissions Application online at (no application fee required).
  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at
  • All documents required for admissions (e.g., vaccination records, official high school/college transcript(s), admissions application, FAFSA) must be received on or before the semester start date
  • Prospective students must be degree-seeking to receive a scholarship.
  • In order to maintain eligibility, all scholarship recipients must earn a minimum of 30 semester hours each academic year (fall/spring) and maintain the required GPA.

Community Scholarships

Click any of the links below to learn more about available scholarship opportunities.

Arkansas Community Foundation                       

Fund My Future

Black Scholarships                                             

Jackie Robinson Foundation

United Negro College Fund                                   

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Arkansas Department of Higher Education          

Generation Scholarship Fund

Calling all Shelby County students from Memphis, TN. Get some cash for college!

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis Scholarship