Performance Scholarships

Art Scholarships

Art Scholarships are awarded to advanced Art Majors who are recommended by the professors in the areas of Painting, Printmaking, Photography, Ceramics and Digital Art. The scholarships are attached to assistantships in each area.  To apply, contact the major professor in the area you are interested in serving.

Athletic Scholarships

Athletic scholarships are awarded in the twelve intercollegiate HSU sports. Scholarships are awarded for varying amounts per the recommendation of the head coach.

Band Scholarships

Band scholarships are awarded to talented band students who are recommended by the appropriate music instructor and the Director of Bands. Amounts vary and are renewable each year. To apply, contact the Director of Bands.

Cheer Scholarships

Cheer scholarships of varying amounts are awarded to students selected through a tryout process to represent HSU at various athletic and school events.  To apply, contact the Dean of Students.

 Choral Scholarships

Choral scholarships are awarded to talented choir students who are recommended by the appropriate music instructor and the Director of Choral Studies. Scholarship amounts vary and are renewable each year. To apply, contact the Director of Choral Studies.

Dance Scholarships

Dance scholarships are awarded by the dance program on a limited basis to talented students who participate in Dance Company activities. To apply, contact the Director of the Dance program.

Forensics Scholarships

Forensics scholarships are awarded on a limited basis to promising students who participate in intercollegiate debate and who maintain a 2.50 cumulative grade point average. To apply, contact the Department of Communication and Theatre Arts.

Keyboard Scholarships

Keyboard scholarships are awarded to talented keyboard students who are recommended by the appropriate music instructor and the Director of Keyboard Studies. Scholarship amounts vary and are renewable each year. To apply, contact the Director of Keyboard Studies.

Miss HSU Scholarships

Miss HSU scholarships are awarded to the winner of the Miss HSU Pageant each spring semester. The winner will represent HSU at various events and at the Miss Arkansas Pageant.  For more information, contact the Dean of Students.

Oracle Scholarships

Oracle scholarships are awarded on a limited basis to students interested in journalism and in working with the Henderson school newspaper. To apply, contact the Oracle sponsor for qualifications and requirements.

Radio Station Scholarships

Radio Station scholarships are awarded on a limited basis to students interested in working with the Henderson radio station. To apply, contact the radio station sponsor for qualifications and requirements.

Star Scholarships

Star scholarships are awarded on a limited basis to students for participation in the preparation of the Henderson yearbook. To apply, contact the yearbook sponsor.

String Scholarships

String scholarships are awarded to talented string students who are recommended by the appropriate music instructor and the Orchestra Director.  Amounts vary and are renewable each year. To apply, contact the Orchestra Director.

Television Scholarships

Television scholarships are awarded on a limited basis to advanced television students who are interested in producing programming for HTV. To apply, contact the advisor of HTV.

Theatre Scholarships

Theatre scholarships are awarded by the theatre program on a limited basis to talented students who participate in university theatre activities. To apply, contact the Director of Theatre.

Faculty/Staff Remission of Tuition  

This benefit is available to employees (and their dependents as determined by status as an income tax exemption) who are employed at least one-half time by the University. (Adjunct faculty, Board of Trustee members’ dependents and other temporary employees do not qualify for the benefit.)  This is a fringe benefit to the employee and is not a student scholarship. For current criteria, refer to most recent revision of the remission form available on the Henderson website.

Out-Of-State Waiver 

Out-of-state waivers are limited. For current criteria, refer to most recent revision of the waiver form available on the Henderson website or contact the Office of Financial Aid.