State of Arkansas
Arkansas Universal Scholarship Application
The 2020-21 Arkansas YOUniversal Scholarship Application is available online after October 1st. Arkansas residents should complete this one scholarship application to apply for all Arkansas state scholarships.
Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship
Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship: Arkansas high school students with a 19 ACT are eligible to apply. The deadline to complete the Arkansas Universal Scholarship Application to be eligible for the Academic Challenge Scholarship is June 1st. There is not an income limit to receive the Academic Challenge, but students must also submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.ed.gov to receive Academic Challenge.
Year First Awarded 4 Year School
2015-16 & Beyond $1,000(1st year) $4,000(2nd year) $4,000(3rd year) $5,000(4th year)
Governor’s Distinguished Scholarships: https://scholarships.adhe.edu/scholarships/detail/governors-distinguished-scholarship