The Saline Memorial Health Foundation provides a scholarship program that offers opportunities to individuals in our community looking to further their education. Scholarships are made possible through our annual Swing Fore Saline and Gathering on the Greens event along with private donors who partner with the SMH Foundation to contribute and support the cause. The value of the scholarship will vary in dollar value depending on available funds and the number of applicants. The value may range from $500-$5,000 per semester. The scholarship is awarded on a yearly basis.

To support the SMH Scholarship Fund, you can participate in the Swing Fore Saline Tournamentmake a donation online or contact the SMH Foundation, 501-776-6743.


Rick and Mary Edwards Scholarship

UALR Nursing is proud to offer The Rick and Mary Edwards Scholarship to first time nursing students who will be eligible to enroll in NURS 1505 and 1205 for fall 2016.  This is a one time, $10,000 scholarship to pay for educational needs for a nursing student who lives or works in Saline County.  Students who have previously enrolled in nursing coursework are not eligible for this scholarship. The deadline was July 24, 2016 for this scholarship. Please continue to check back with us for the new application date for the next school year.


Please refer to the application requirements and criteria below for a list of the supporting documents needed. Applications will be available in Spring 2017. If you have any questions about the program or application, please call Matt Brumley, 501-776-6743.

Application Criteria:

  1. Applicant must live (or originate from), work or attend school in Saline County
  2. If applicant is a current student, must have a minimum 2.5 GPA

 Applicant Requirements:

  • Applicant must complete the full application
  • Submit 2 letters of reference
  • Must include a 500 words or less letter explaining “How you plan on using your education to benefit our community”.

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