Jose Esparza & Associates Scholarships



The Jose Esparza and Associates Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to a student with demonstrated financial need, in accordance to the listed criteria below.  
Return completed application and all required paperwork to:
The LEAP Scholarship Dept.
Northwest Technical Institute
PO Box 2000
709 S. Old Missouri Rd.
Springdale, AR  72765-2000

Alternatively, you may submit your application and paperwork to the front office at Northwest Technical Institute.  Submit material in a sealed envelope to the attention of the LEAP Department.  Before submitting, save a copy for your records.

Scholarship Criteria (All listed criteria must be met to qualify to apply for this scholarship.)

  • Meet the application submission deadline of May 5, 2017
  • Be a first-generation student to pursue a post-secondary education
  • Hold an immigration status as DACA or as undocumented
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student for the semester in which the scholarship is awarded
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have a high school GPA of a minimum of 3.0 or a 450 GED Score
  • Demonstrate a history of community involvement, a part-time or full-time work status, and/or having participated as a New Arkansan Club member