Scholarships

YOUR LOTTERY DOLLARS

Net proceeds from the Office of the Arkansas Lottery are used to provide scholarships and grants to Arkansas residents enrolled in public and private nonprofit two-year and four-year colleges and universities within the state.

THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP

The Arkansas Academic Challenge Program provides educational assistance to Arkansas residents in pursuit of a higher education. For information on requirements and to apply, please visit the Arkansas Department of Higher Education’s website, http://scholarships.adhe.edu/, or contact the Arkansas Department of Higher Education’s Financial Aid department: finaid@adhe.edu | (800) 54-STUDY | (501) 371-2050 – Greater Little Rock

RECIPIENTS

We are proud of our scholarship recipients. There have been more than 270,000 Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarships awarded to date to students across Arkansas.

THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP LOGO
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS BY COUNTY
Testimonials
2011-2017*
County Total
Arkansas 1781
Ashley 1476
Baxter 2630
Benton 15938
Boone 3017
Bradley 731
Calhoun 361
Carroll 1232
Chicot 630
Clark 2278
Clay 989
Cleburne 2031
Cleveland 828
Columbia 1777
Conway 1826
Craighead 8899
Crawford 5917
Crittenden 3311
Cross 1468
Dallas 590
Desha 911
Drew 1580
Faulkner 12761
Franklin 1894
Fulton 930
Garland 7391
Grant 1527
Greene 3754
Hempstead 1450
Hot Spring 2803
Howard 1326
Independence 2974
Izard 1055
Jackson 1030
Jefferson 5601
Johnson 2168
Lafayette 453
Lawrence 1601
Lee 459
Lincoln 787
Little River 905
Logan 2248
Lonoke 6927
Madison 1098
Marion 898
Miller 1722
Mississippi 2765
Monroe 541
Montgomery 609
Nevada 605
Newton 634
Ouachita 2173
Perry 982
Phillips 1341
Pike 1029
Poinsett 1790
Polk 1685
Pope 6097
Prairie 676
Pulaski 30390
Randolph 1460
Saline 11277
Scott 996
Searcy 674
Sebastian 11182
Sevier 1492
Sharp 1497
St. Francis 1286
Stone 961
Union 3347
Van Buren 1061
Washington 16250
White 6760
Woodruff 516
Yell 1711
Total 202,727

*Data provided by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit the Department of Higher Education’s website, http://scholarships.adhe.edu/, and complete the Arkansas YOUniversal Scholarship Application or download the free YOUniversal app for your smart phone. The online YOUniversal application is your one-stop shop for state and lottery funded financial aid.