Arkansas Governor's Scholars Program

Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Higher Education

$4,000 - $10,000
award type
Feb 1st, 2019
application deadline
75 - 375
1,754 Awarded, 746 Applied
Prior Year

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Awards for outstanding Arkansas high school seniors. Applicants who attain 32 or above on ACT, 1410 or above on SAT and have an academic 3.5 GPA, or are selected as National Merit or National Achievement finalists may receive an award equal to tuition, mandatory fees, room, and board up to $10,000 per year at any Arkansas institution. If any of the seventy-five (75) counties is not represented, the Department of Higher Education shall select a student from each non-represented county with the highest qualifications who was not initially qualified. Students from these counties will be awarded $5000 per year at any Arkansas institution.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must attend a university, a four-year college or a two-year college
  • Must study full-time
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Must currently be a high school student
  • Restricted to residents of Arkansas
  • Restricted to students studying in Arkansas

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