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State Financial Aid

State of Arkansas

Scholarship Application Management System (SAMS)

Arkansas residents can apply for all scholarships offered through the Arkansas Division of Higher Education at sams.adhe.edu.

Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship

Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship: Arkansas high school students with a 19 ACT are eligible to apply. The deadline to complete the application is June 1. Students must also submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.gov to receive the Academic Challenge Scholarship.

Award Amounts

1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
$1,000 $4,000 $4,000 $5,000


Governor's Distinguished Scholarships

Learn more about Arkansas Governor's Distinguished Scholarships.

Next Steps



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