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 501-371-2000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Arkansas Future Grant (ArFuture) – High School – Non-Traditional Students
Arkansas Future (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.
For additional information on the Arkansas Future Grant, please visit the ADHE Financial Aid Information page or contact ADHE’s Financial Aid department by calling 501-371-2000 or email email@example.com.
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:
At least a 32 ACT (1410 SAT) and a 3.5 GPA to apply. FAFSA not required.
$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 501-371-2000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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:
Must meet income requirements, FAFSA Required.
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 501-371-2000 or email email@example.com.