University Of Arkansas Scholarships 2024 -2025

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University Of Arkansas Scholarships 2024 -2025

The University of Arkansas (UA) extends a diverse array of scholarships to aid students in their pursuit of educational aspirations. These scholarships are meticulously crafted to acknowledge and honor academic excellence, leadership potential, community engagement, and other outstanding qualities displayed by students.

Please note that the total mentioned here excludes funds allocated to external scholarships held by UA students, such as Governor’s Scholarships, Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarships, or non-resident tuition waivers. Scholarships funded by the university fall into three main categories: prestigious fellowships, academic scholarships, and special interest/skills scholarships. For the latest information, interested students should refer to the Academic Scholarships Office website.

Here’s a glimpse of some scholarships available at the University of Arkansas:

  1. Chancellor’s Scholarship: Regarded as one of UA’s most prestigious scholarships, the Chancellor’s Scholarship is bestowed upon incoming freshmen based on academic merit, leadership qualities, and community engagement. Recipients of this scholarship receive full tuition, fees, and a stipend for housing and books.
  2. Arkansas Academy Scholarship: The Arkansas Academy Scholarship is a fiercely competitive award that recognizes exceptional Arkansas students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements and leadership potential. It covers full tuition and fees for four years.
  3. Bodenhamer Fellowship: Reserved for exceptional Arkansas students with a strong dedication to community service and leadership, the Bodenhamer Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, a housing stipend, and additional funding for research or study abroad experiences.
  4. Razorback Bridge Scholarship: Tailored for transfer students from Arkansas community colleges exhibiting academic excellence and leadership aptitude, the Razorback Bridge Scholarship offers financial assistance to cover a portion of tuition and fees.
  5. Departmental Scholarships: Various academic departments at UA extend scholarships specific to their respective fields of study. These scholarships recognize outstanding achievement and potential in specific disciplines, providing financial support to students pursuing degrees in those fields.
  6. Arkansas Commitment: The Arkansas Commitment program is a scholarship initiative aiming to cover tuition and fees for eligible Arkansas residents from families with an adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less, thereby enhancing accessibility to higher education for students from low-income backgrounds.
  7. General University Scholarships: University of Arkansas offers an array of general university scholarships based on criteria such as academic achievement, financial need, leadership, and community involvement. These scholarships cater to both incoming freshmen and current students.
New Freshman Scholarships

NOVEMBER 1 – Priority Admissions Deadline: Complete an admissions application, submit transcripts, and send test scores to the office of admissions by this date. Within 48 hours of application submission, the scholarship application will be available in your New Student Center.

NOVEMBER 15 – Priority Scholarship Deadline: Ensure submission of your scholarship application by this date to receive priority consideration for academic scholarships. FEBRUARY 1 – Final Scholarship Deadline: Submit all necessary materials by this date to be considered for scholarships. The priority deadlines have been revised for the Fall 2023 application cycle.

Transfer Scholarships

ADMISSIONS: Complete an admissions application by March 15 to be considered for the April 1 fall scholarship deadline and by October 1 to be considered for the October 15 spring scholarship deadline. Within 48 hours of application submission, the scholarship application will be available in your New Student Center.

APRIL 1 – Deadline for Fall Semester Scholarships: Ensure submission of transcripts and a completed scholarship application by this date to be eligible for consideration for an academic scholarship for the fall semester. OCTOBER 15 – Deadline for Spring Semester Scholarships: Ensure submission of transcripts and a completed scholarship application by this date to be eligible for consideration for an academic scholarship for the spring semester.

State and Federal Financial Aid for New and Current Students

Current and prospective University of Arkansas students interested in federal or state financial assistance should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1. The Title IV code for the University of Arkansas is 001108. For additional assistance with federal or state aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid or the University of Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

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