2022 Arkansas Scholarships

Arkansas is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Arkansas universities is a whopping $8,884.00 and the total cost of attendance is $24,189.00. 53% of student graduates in Arkansas graduate with an average debt load of $26,579.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Arkansas turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These AR scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Arkansas, and any Arkansas resident regardless of their interests or background. Arkansas scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of AR students or AR residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Arkansas residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for AR residents?

There are 335 scholarships totaling $1,141,890.00 available to Arkansas residents. You can easily browse through all 335 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Arkansas?

Moms in Arkansas are eligible for all the same scholarships as AR residents. Therefore, the 335 scholarships worth $1,141,890.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Arkansas?

335 scholarships worth $1,141,890.00 are available for college students in AR. In addition, we encourage current college students in Arkansas to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Arkansas for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Arkansas:

Lyon College
Arkansas Tech University
Central Baptist College
Harding University
Henderson State University
Hendrix College
John Brown University
Ouachita Baptist University
Philander Smith College
Gallaudet University
Albany State University
Abilene Christian University
Angelo State University
Austin College
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary
Baylor University
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas Christian College
East Texas Baptist University
Hardin-Simmons University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Arkansas?

335 scholarships totaling $1,141,890.00 are available for high school seniors in AR. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of AR to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Arkansas residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to AR students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Sturgis Fellowship
Sponsor:
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Applicant must have exceptional academic performance and select a major in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.
Deadline:
February 1
$12,500.00
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U.S. Army Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Selection is based upon test scores and GPA. Interview is required.
Deadline:
December 1
Air Force Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Selection is based upon test scores and GPA. Interview is required.
Deadline:
December 1
Chancellor's Merit Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Applicant must be a National Merit or National Achievement finalist who indicates a preference to attend U of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
Deadline:
February 15
$9,250.00
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Chancellor's Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Applicant must have high academic test scores and high school GPA. National Merit finalists or semifinalists, National Achievement finalists or semifinalists are also considered. Applicant must not have enrolled in any other postsecondary institution the fall or spring semester following high school graduation. All new freshman applicants will be considered for...
Deadline:
February 15
$8,000.00
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UCA Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Central Arkansas
Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and be a national merit/achievement finalist or semifinalist.
Deadline:
March 15
$6,000.00
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Albert and Betty Rusher Scholarship
Sponsor:
Arkansas Community Foundation
Applicant must be a graduating senior from Brinkley High School who will attend a college or university in Arkansas.
Deadline:
May 1
$3,000.00
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Blue and Gold Scholarship
Sponsor:
Southern Arkansas University - Magnolia
Applicant must have a composite ACT score between 24 and 26.
Deadline:
March 15
$5,100.00
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Leadership Incentive Award
Sponsor:
Southern Arkansas University - Magnolia
Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and a composite ACT score between 20 and 23. Recommendation is required.
Deadline:
March 15
$5,100.00
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Two-Year College Scholarship
Sponsor:
Southern Arkansas University - Magnolia
Applicant must have completed a minimum of 48 hours at a junior/community college or have an associate degree and a 3.0 GPA.
Deadline:
March 15
$5,000.00
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Nontraditional Student Scholarship
Sponsor:
Southern Arkansas University - Magnolia
Applicant must have been out of high school for at least five years and have completed at least one semester (12 credit hours) of full-time college work with a minimum 2.75 GPA.
Deadline:
April 1
$5,000.00
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Departmental Scholarship
Sponsor:
Southern Arkansas University - Magnolia
Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Deadline:
April 15
$5,000.00
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Law Enforcement Officers Dependents' Scholarship
Sponsor:
Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Applicant must be a resident of Arkansas who is the dependent child or spouse (who has not remarried) of a person who was killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty as law enforcement officers in the State of Arkansas or certain Highway and Transportation Department employees. Applicant must be...
Deadline:
June 1 (summer, fall), November 1 (spring, summer)
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