Cannon-Clary College of Education


We are delighted that you are considering Harding's College of Education but we realize that a good education does not come cheap and figuring out how to pay for college can be a stressful endeavor. The good news is that there are numerous scholarships and grants available to help you get the degree you want! We invite you to explore the following options for financial assistance.

Welcome to the Cannon-Clary College of Education! We are committed to preparing and supporting professionals in the field of education. Our graduates serve students and clients literally all over the world and we are pleased that our vision of equipping students with a Christ-centered view of their chosen profession will reach so many.

Our faculty is comprised of experienced professionals who hold credentials in their respective areas; providing top quality instruction and support to our students. We provide degrees and programs which lead to professional licensure, as well as some other special courses and programs. Our professional centers in Arkansas (North Little Rock and Bentonville) and Tennessee (Memphis) expand our programs beyond Searcy. Online and hybrid courses, as well as other course locations provide access to many others seeking degrees and licensure.

We are eager to serve you in whatever way we can and we invite you to contact us to find out more about our degrees and programs!


Dr. Lewis "Tony" Finley
Dean, Cannon-Clary College of Education


In 2011, the Diversity in Education Scholarship was created to attract and financially support students from underrepresented populations who plan to become teachers and have been admitted to the teacher education program. Learn more about the requirements and application process.

Other Scholarships Available

The following scholarships are available to undergraduate Education majors. Applications for these scholarships begin early in the Spring semester and can be picked up in the Teacher Education Office (Thornton Education Center 130). Please call 501-279-4050 or stop by the office if you have any questions.

  • AICU Critical Needs Teacher Education Scholarship
  • Basil F. Burks Endowed Scholarship
  • Mary Ann Harris Scholarship
  • Owens Endowed Scholarship
  • Pauline Crumpler Foundation Scholarship
  • Summitt Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Valda Montgomery Endowed Scholarship

If you would like to give to support the Cannon-Clary College of Education and our scholarships, you can give here. Thank you for your support.

We also recommend exploring all of Harding's scholarships opportunities and contacting Harding's Financial Aid Office for information about other avenues of financial assistance (FAFSA, etc).

Contact Us

College of Education


Mailing address:
Harding University
College of Education
HU 12254
Searcy, AR 72149-5615