Your Lottery Dollars
The Arkansas Lottery has provided more than $744 million for more than 275,000 scholarships to Arkansas students to 51 colleges, universities and technical schools in the state. 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, scholarships.adhe.edu, or contact the Arkansas Department of Higher Education’s Financial Aid department: [email protected] | (800) 54-STUDY | (501) 371-2050 – Greater Little Rock
How To Apply
Visit the Department of Higher Education’s website, 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.
We are proud of our scholarship recipients. More than 275,000 Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarships have been awarded to date, making a difference forever in Arkansas education.
2011 – 2018 Lottery Scholarships
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*Source: Arkansas Department of Higher Education. Includes 2017-2018 scholarship projections.