Scholarships & Grants

Federal and State Grants

 

Federal Pell Grant (Maximum $5,730 for 2014-2015)

Award based on financial need
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Application Process:  File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

A Pell-eligible student whose financial aid exceeds charges on the account may request a book voucher from the Business Office. The student can use this voucher to purchase required books and supplies.

 

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

($100-$1,200) Average: $1,000

Award based on Pell Grant eligibility and Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

Application Process:  File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Limited funding is available. Funds are reserved for Pell Grant recipients demonstrating the highest need.

 

Federal TEACH Grant ($3,708)

Must be a U.S citizen or permanent resident

Must agree to serve 4 years in a high-need field in a low-income school.

Application Process: File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

                                   File the TEACH Agreement to Serve (ATS).

 

Student Support Services (SSS)

Student Support Services awards grant aid to SSS participants who meet the federal and program requirements for grant awards. Students must also have received a Federal Pell Grant for the current year.  Grant aid is awarded for the spring semester.  Contact the Student Support Services at 479-524-7471 office for more information.

 

Arkansas Resident Scholarships and Grants

Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship

Arkansas Higher Education Grant (ARHEG)

Governor's Scholars Program

Higher Education Opportunities Grant (Go! Opportunities Grant)

For more information regarding program requirements/deadlines, please visit www.ADHE.edu. For more information about Arkansas financial aid, contact the Arkansas Department of Higher Education:

Email:FinAid@adhe.edu

Phone:1-800-54-STUDY / 501-371-2050 (Little Rock area)

 

If your not an Arkansas resident, call the Department of Education in your state to see what state awards are available.