International Mobility Scholarships at University of Central Arkansas

Deadline: 30 January 2018
Open to: international students
Scholarship: USD 2,500 to be awarded for the first semester of enrollment only


UCA International Engagement at the University of Central Arkansas is pleased to offer the International Student Mobility Scholarships (ISMS). Students must be applying for undergraduate or graduate program of study 3.0 GPA, as calculated by UCA.

The University of Central Arkansas (often referred to as Central Arkansas or UCA) is a public research university in Conway, Arkansas. Founded in 1907 as the Arkansas State Normal School, the university is one of the oldest in the U.S. state of Arkansas.


  • Students must have completed the Admission Application process by the posted admission deadlines;
  • Students must be applying for Undergraduate or Graduate program of study 3.0 GPA, as calculated by UCA;
  • The following will also be used to determine English Proficiency and eligibility for this scholarship for Undergraduate and Graduate students:
    ACT score of 19 or above on the English section;
    SAT score of 470 or above on the Writing section;
    Grade of “C” or above in English Composition I or II from an accredited U.S. university or college;
    Undergraduate degree from an accredited U.S. university.

Citizenship (passport copy) from an exempt country

  • Students who are currently or have previously been enrolled at the University of Central Arkansas are not eligible;
  • Students applying for admission into the Intensive English Program only are not eligible;
  • Students applying as a Visiting student are not eligible;
  • Students receiving a scholarship award from another UCA department are not eligible.


Students awarded the International Student Mobility Scholarship are eligible for an award up to USD 2,500 to be awarded for the first semester of enrollment only.  Awards will be applied to the recipients’ university account after verification of enrollment is completed.

How to Apply?

Documents required for scholarship

  • Essay: An essay (250-word maximum) should be written in the English language and should describe the career goals you hope to achieve as a result of your studying at the University of Central Arkansas. DO NOT SUBMIT AN ADMISSION ESSAY AS YOUR SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY;
  • Letter of Recommendation: One Letter of Recommendation is required from a teacher who knew you well and can speak to your academic performance.

To apply for the International Student Mobility Scholarship, please complete the application and upload the required documents to the application.

For more information please visit the official website.