Apply for the Oaklawn Foundation Scholarship

The Oaklawn Foundation Scholarship, administered by Hot Springs Area Community Foundation, is available each spring for residents of Hot Springs pursuing higher education. 

To apply, log in to the Community Foundation's online application portal and select the Oaklawn Foundation Scholarship from among the scholarship options listed. Follow the instructions on your screen to complete your application online. 

When you apply, you'll provide information about your financial need, educational history and community/extracurricular involvement. You'll be asked to upload: 

  • Personal Essay describing your educational plan, goals and personal story
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Copy of your Transcript or GED Certificate 

Begin Online Application

To search for other scholarships available through the Community Foundation, go to 


Any Garland County resident who is or will be enrolled at any of the following: 

  • Accredited community college
  • Technical school
  • Four-year public or private college or university (including graduate or post-graduate level studies) 

View Frequently Asked Questions

Need Help Applying? 

We're offering two informational workshops at which you can receive assistance with your application: 

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018, noon - 2 p.m. 
Garland County Library
1427 Malvern Avenue
Hot Springs, AR 71901

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, noon - 2 p.m. 
Webb Community Center
127 Pleasant Street
Hot Springs, AR 71901


Contact Joyce Whitfield, Hot Springs Area Community Foundation executive director.



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