Seark College


The Southeast Arkansas College priority deadline for receipt of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and all supporting documents is April 15 for early fall registration and June 1 for fall pre-registration.  After June 1, applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications for Federal Pell Grant are accepted on a rolling basis while a student is enrolled and considered eligible. Applications and supporting documents must be submitted to and received by the Financial Aid Office on or before the last day of final exams of the semester of enrollment to be considered.

Other forms of financial aid, including scholarships, have specific and unique deadlines.  Refer to scholarship applications or contact individual agencies for deadlines.  Some of the most common scholarships, other sources of aid, and their deadlines are listed below:

Due Date for Fall April 15
Due Date for Spring October 1
Due Date for Summer April 1
Arkansas Academic Challenge (Lottery) Scholarship  
Traditional Students (incoming freshmen) June 1
Nontraditional Students June 1
Arkansas Governor’s/Distinguished Scholars February 1
Arkansas Higher Education Opportunity Grant June 1
Arkansas Workforce Improvement Grant Complete FAFSA by July 15
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) April 15 (fall priority)
  June 1 (fall pre-registration)
  October 1 (spring priority)
  November 1 (spring pre-registration)
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Before Registration
SEARK Arkansas Scholars Scholarship April 30
SEARK Leadership Scholarship April 30
SEARK College Non-Traditional Student Scholarship April 30
SEARK College Trustee Scholarship April 30
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Certification Before Registration
SEARK Tuition Waivers Last day of admission for term

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