UAFS Prestigious University Engineering Scholarship

UAFS Prestigious University Engineering Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,500

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is pleased to announce the Engineering Scholarship for students who demonstrate strong academic performance and have the desire to complete a degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. The highly competitive scholarship is open high school graduates who are first-time entering freshmen and seeking a bachelor degree through UAFS.

Host Institution:

The University of Arkansas–Fort Smith (UAFS) is a public, coeducational, four-year university located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. The University of Arkansas–Fort Smith was established in 1928 as an extension of the public school system in Fort Smith, Arkansas.


  • Students must be high school graduates (first-time entering freshmen)
  • High school seniors graduating in the spring of 2018 and begin seeking a bachelor degree through UAFS in the fall of that same year.
  • Students must be U.S. citizens.
  • Students must have ACT Score: 27
  • Students must have high school GPA: 3.5
  • Students seek a degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Current students will be responsible for the scholarship renewal criteria listed on their contract. Changing majors could result in loss of award.
  • Renewal Criteria:
  1. Maintain 3.0 cumulative UAFS GPA
  2. Maintain full-time status (30 credit hours per year recommended)

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicants may download an application form goes through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

  • Resume- include activities and leadership positions held in and outside of school as well as work experience and special achievements
  • 3 letters of reference – These should be from someone who can speak for your leadership abilities both in and outside of school (i.e. teacher, principal, employer, pastor)
  • Essay- describes your educational goals or submits a sample of your writing

Submitting Details:

The applicant must submit their completed application to UAFS Financial Aid, PO Box 3649, Fort Smith, AR 72913.

Award Description:

The winners of the University Engineering Scholarship will receive up to $5,500 for tuition and fees each year for 4 years.

Detailed Information Link:

Contact Information:

For more information about this scholarship, contact Dr. Darbeau, Dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the School of Education at (479) 788-7611 or e-mail at