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Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship

This award is available for Arkansas resident high school seniors who are planning to attend a two-year or four-year postsecondary institution in Arkansas. Students must successfully complete the Smart Core curriculum established by the Arkansas Department of Education; and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher or an ACT (or ACT equivalent) score of 19 or higher.

Awarded by:
Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Award Amount:

Awards are for up to $2,000 annually for full-time students enrolled at eligible 4-year institutions, and up to $2,000 annually at eligible 2-year institutions. Scholarships are automatically renewable for up to seven additional semesters providing the scholar completes 27 credit hours in the first academic year following high school graduation (12 hours fall, 15 hours spring), and 30 hours every year thereafter (15 hours per semester) AND maintains satisfactory academic progress (as defined by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education). Full-time enrolled students will recieve $3,000 for the second year, $4,000 for the third year, and $5,000 for the fourth year. Awards are subject to available funding.

Varies, approximately 32,000 awards were disbursed in the previous academic year.
Deadline Info:

Applications are available online from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) website. To access the application, students must first register for an account using the Arkansas Universal F... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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Award Amount:$3,500
Application Deadline: June 01, 2015