• The Arkansas Challenge Scholarship Application is now open online!                                         CLICK HERE TO APPLY!!!

    Click here for information on all the scholarships offered by the ADHE!

    The Arkansas Department of Higher Education will open the YOUniversal Appllication on October 1, 2020. Though that one application, students can apply for the Arkansas Challenge Scholarship (aka Lottery Scholarship), Arkansas Futures Grant, Governor's Distinguished Scholarship and others. 

    ARKANSAS CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP   

    • 19 ACT or ACT-equivalent (Accuplacer)
    • FAFSA completed
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Must go to an Arkansas college to be awarded
    • Totals $14,000 at a 4-year college ($1,000 Freshman year - $4,000 Soph & Jr. year - $5,000 Sr. year)
    • Totals $4,000 at a 2-year college ($1,000 Freshman year - $3,000 Sophomore year)
    • Deadline is July 1, 2021

    ARKANSAS FUTURES GRANT 

    • FAFSA completed
    • Must be going into a STEM-related field
    • No ACT/GPA requirement
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Must go to an Arkansas college to be awarded
    • Will cover cost of tuition in chosen program for 2 years
    • Deadline is July 1, 2021
    • Qualifying Degree Programs

    GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARSHIP

    • 32 ACT
    • 3.5 GPA
    • FAFSA not required
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Must go to an Arkansas college to be awarded
    • Totals $10,000 every year of college ($40,000 total)
    • Deadline is March 1, 2021