Arkansas Academic Challenge (Lottery Scholarship):
The application is now available. Students must score a 19 on the ACT to qualify. The scholarship amount has a 4 year total potential of $14,000. Students may apply online at https://scholarships.adhe.edu/ by July 1, 2019 but the appliation is open now and funds are limited.
University of the Ozarks is now offering a scholarship to students who complete the FAFSA early.
Student Fast Facts:
Arkansas Future Grant (ArFuture), is the newest state grant program. The purpose of this grant is to increase the education and skills of Arkansas’s workforce in an affordable manner. The grant applies to students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) or regional high demand areas of study. The grant will cover tuition and fees for qualifying certificate and Associate degree programs at Arkansas’ public institutions for eligible students. The grant is available on a first come, first serve basis.
An Applicant must:
The Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship is the most academically rigorous scholarship program offered for those graduating seniors scoring either 32 on the ACT or 1410 on the SAT, and a 3.50 academic grade point average. Those who are named National Merit Finalists or National Achievement Scholars may qualify without meeting the GPA requirement, but must still meet the ACT/SAT requirement. The scholarship pays tuition, mandatory fees, room and board up to $10,000 per year.
At least a 32 ACT (1410 SAT) and a 3.5 GPA to apply. FAFSA not required.
$10,000 per year.
Arkansas Department of High Education College for YOU
This site is a great resource for Arkansas scholarships, financial aid resources, and Arkansas Colleges.
Below are a list of scholarship websites that might be helpful in searching for scholarships. You will also want to check with the Colleges and Universities you plan to attend to find out about their deadlines . Also, always always search on your own. You will likely find scholarships I haven’t come across. I will keep this page updated so please check frequently!