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, www.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 over 200,000 Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarships awarded to date, making a difference forever in Arkansas education.

THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP LOGO
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS BY COUNTY
Testimonials
2011-2016
County Total
Arkansas 1,550
Ashley 1,315
Baxter 2,311
Benton 13,054
Boone 2,637
Bradley 657
Calhoun 308
Carroll 1,105
Chicot 488
Clark 1,469
Clay 962
Cleburne 1,820
Cleveland 729
Columbia 1,442
Conway 1,666
Craighead 7,293
Crawford 5,268
Crittenden 2,971
Cross 1,427
Dallas 393
Desha 905
Drew 1,348
Faulkner 10,179
Franklin 1,761
Fulton 859
Garland 7,348
Grant 2,021
Greene 3,160
Hempstead 1,299
Hot Spring 2,598
Howard 1,245
Independence 2,609
Izard 911
Jackson 868
Jefferson 4,886
Johnson 1,894
Lafayette 360
Lawrence 1,455
Lee 411
Lincoln 700
Little River 796
Logan 1,776
Lonoke 6,065
Madison 869
Marion 770
Miller 1,566
Mississippi 2,355
Monroe 509
Montgomery 472
Nevada 546
Newton 634
Ouachita 2,107
Perry 910
Phillips 1,275
Pike 1,102
Poinsett 1,597
Polk 1,657
Pope 4,905
Prairie 620
Pulaski 25,414
Randolph 1,173
Saline 8,533
Scott 738
Searcy 807
Sebastian 9,390
Sevier 1,205
Sharp 1,463
St. Francis 1,138
Stone 885
Union 3,110
Van Buren 1,097
Washington 13,479
White 5,889
Woodruff 445
Yell 1,621
Not Reported 127
Total 202,727
HOW TO APPLY

Visit the Department of Higher Education’s website, www.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.