Financial Aid

Central Baptist College is dedicated to making the idea of a Christian education a reality. We seek consistency and honesty in our plans and actions; we act as partners with our students; and we strive to provide the best customer service possible. We are committed to enhancing the quality of life and encouraging the human growth of our students as we fulfill our ethical and spiritual responsibilities.  

The mission of the CBC Financial Aid Office is to assist and educate students and their families in the process of seeking out and obtaining funding for higher education.  We are committed to providing friendly and helpful service and upholding the highest degree of professionalism, confidentiality, honesty and integrity.

Getting Started in the Financial Aid Process...

Use this checklist to guide you through the process.  These are each very important steps to completing the financial aid process.
  1. Submit your Application for Admission to CBC, your high school transcript, your ACT test scores, and complete your FAFSA (details below) in order to begin the process of determining how much student aid you can receive.
  2. Set up your student FSA ID and have your parent(s) also set their FSA ID. Find more information and set up FSA IDs here.
  3. Apply for federal student aid by completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at  Use our school code:  001093. Watch this myth busting video about why everyone should fill out the FAFSA Watch Now 
  4. Apply for state aid (if you are an Arkansas resident) by completing the YOUniversal Application online at by June 15th, or by February 1st if applying for Governor's Distinguished Scholarship.
  5. Apply for Endowed Scholarships by completing the online application by March 15.  The application will be available in January.
  6. Search for outside scholarships.  There are several suggested search websites listed on our scholarships page.
  7. Complete and return the CBC Financial Aid form (see Printable Forms below).
  8. To apply for a CBC Work Study position, complete the Student Employment Questionnaire (see Printable Forms below).
  9. Submit any documents requested by our Financial Aid office as soon as possible.
  10. Notify our office of any scholarships you are awarded from outside sources.
  11. CHECK YOUR EMAIL!  We will contact you by email using the address you listed on your FAFSA.

Contact the Financial Aid Office

Office Hours - 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Summer Office Hours - 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday

David T. Watkins Academic Building


(501) 205-8911  


Financial Aid Staff


Tonya Hammontree

Director of Financial Aid


David T. Watkins Academic Building

(501) 205-8911


Terri Waites

Financial Aid Services Coordinator


David T. Watkins Academic Building

(501) 205-8833



Sarah Headley

Financial Aid Counselor & Scholarship Coordinator

 David T. Watkins Academic Building
(501) 205-8811    Email

Financial Aid Policies

Admissions/Eligibility for Aid Policy 
Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy 
Refund Policy (Refunds are issued by the Business Office)
Return of Title IV Funds Policy 

Printable Forms

Aid Verification Worksheets
IRS form 4506-T - Use this form to request your Tax Return Transcript.
Appeal for Aid Eligibility Form (for students who have lost eligibility for Federal Aid)
Request for Professional Judgement Form (for students who would like to adjust FAFSA information due to extenuating circumstances)


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