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ADHE Scholarship/Grant Information

How to Apply

1. Complete the YOUniversal application – Click Here

2. Complete the FAFSA application

Program Deadlines: Governor’s Scholarship (including Distinguished) February 1st, June 1st for all other programs. 

This information is current as of the date this site was updated and is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a complete description of the ADHE programs and their requirements.  For complete information about a particular program, review the programs’s rules and regulations which are available in pdf format for review, download or printing.  Please visit the ADHE Financial Aid Information page or contact ADHE’s Financial Aid department by calling 1-800-54-STUDY or email finaid@adhe.edu.

Academic Challenge Scholarship

Academic Challenge Information – Click Here

Awards for non-traditional students who are enrolled part-time (less than 15 hours) are prorated.

Enrollment is reported as of the 11th class day.

Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship

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.

Scholarship Deadline to Apply:

February 01, 2016

Requirements:

At least a 32 ACT (1410 SAT) and a 3.5 GPA to apply. FAFSA not required.

Award Amount:

$10,000 per year.

For additional information on the Governor’s Scholarship programs, please visit the ADHE Financial Aid Information page or contact ADHE’s Financial Aid department by calling 1-800-54-STUDY or email finaid@adhe.edu.

GO! Opportunities Grant

Provides $1000 grants to full-time and $500 grants to part-time students based on financial need. Student must be an Arkansas resident for at least 12 months prior to applying for the grant. Student also must meet the financial need criteria established for the GO! Grant and attend an approved Arkansas institution. Applicants complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the GO! Opportunities Grant application.

Scholarship Deadline to Apply:

June 01, 2016

Requirements:

Must meet income requirements, FAFSA Required.

Award Amount:

Up to $500 per semester

For additional information on the GO! Opportunities Grant, please visit the ADHE Financial Aid Information page or contact ADHE’s Financial Aid department by calling 1-800-54-STUDY or email finaid@adhe.edu.

Military Dependents Scholarship (MDS) Program

For on the MDS Program, please visit the ADHE Financial Aid Information page or contact ADHE’s Financial Aid department by calling 1-800-54-STUDY or email finaid@adhe.edu.

Workforce Improvement Grant

For information on the Workforce Improvement Grant, please visit the ADHE Financial Aid Information page or contact ADHE’s Financial Aid department by calling 1-800-54-STUDY or email finaid@adhe.edu.

Other ADHE Programs

For information on other ADHE Programs, please visit the ADHE Financial Aid Information page or contact ADHE’s Financial Aid department by calling 1-800-54-STUDY or email finaid@adhe.edu.