Arkansas State Grants and Scholarships

Traditional (Incoming Freshman) and Non-traditional students may complete ONE application for ALL Arkansas state grants and scholarships, such as the:

1) Academic Challenge (Lottery) Scholarships),
2) AR Futures Grant,
3) AR Workforce Challenge and other awards.  

You may view all grants and scholarships at the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) website, ADHE College For You Website. The Overview tab under each scholarship lists the basic criteria for Eligibility, Additional Eligibility, and Renewal.

*To access the YOUniversal Scholarship application and for complete program details please visit  or contact the Arkansas Department of Higher Education’s Financial Aid Department.

Test scores, high school transcripts, and/or college transcripts are necessary and must be submitted by the deadline date. The deadline to apply and/or submit ALL documentation for state grants and scholarships, unless noted otherwise, is June 1 each year.

Arkansas Department of Higher Education
423 Main Street, Suite 400  
Little Rock, AR  72201
Phone: (501) 371-2050

ADHE Students and Parents Financial Aid Website
(link is external)