The Paragould Student Scholarship is offered to full time Black River Technical College students who attend at least one traditional campus class at the Paragould campus or to Paragould Non-Traditional Industry students who are enrolled in at least one Paragould program comprising of more than 18 hours. The scholarship is funded by Paragould educators, staff, and community members collectively. 2018 Summer Scholarships were awarded to Heather Frost and Karmen Esquivel.
Heather Frost of Monette, is a 2008 graduate of Paragould High School. She is the wife of Dustin Frost and the mother of Jaxon and Levi. Frost is seeking a degree in Nursing.
Karmen Esquivel of Malvern, is a 2008 graduate of Paragould High School. She is the mother of Deven and Gage Esquivel. Esquivel is seeking a degree in Nursing.