State Aid Programs

Applying for financial aid through the Arkansas Department of Higher Education has never been easier.  Applicants can now use the Universal Financial Aid System to search and apply for more than 20 scholarship, grant, and loan reimbursement programs without having to submit multiple applications. This includes the new Arkansas Scholarship Lottery (Academic Challenge – Part II).  Click the link below to get started.

youniversallogoThe State of Arkansas offers many different aid programs for undergraduate and graduate students.  For the most up-to-date information regarding these aid programs, please visit the Arkansas Department of Higher Education Financial Aid page. If you have specific questions regarding eligibility, application status, or other issues, please contact the Arkansas Department of Higher Education at 1-800-54 STUDY.

Arkansas Academic Challenge Continuing Eligibility Requirements

Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarships are disbursed in amounts of one-half of the annual award each semester based on fulfillment of enrollment requirements.  Read the guidelines for continuing eligibility and renewal requirements at www.adhe.edu/divisions/financialaid/Pages/fa_acs.aspx.

For complete program details, visit www.adhe.edu or contact the Arkansas Department of Higher Education at 1-800-54-STUDY.