FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:
Arkansas Department of Higher Education
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The final deadline to apply for all Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) financial aid programs – including the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship – is Monday, June 1.
“State Scholarship programs, including the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship, are important to helping students and families manage the cost of higher education. We don’t want any eligible student to miss this important deadline,” said ADHE Director Dr. Brett Powell.
The online YOUniversal scholarship application will be accessible on the new financial aid site at scholarships.adhe.edu or the mobile application until midnight Monday but will be unavailable to accept any new applications or supporting documents after the deadline passes.
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education is responsible for carrying out the policy directives of the AHECB, approving and reviewing college and university academic programs, and developing funding recommendations for the state’s 11 public universities and 22 public two-year colleges as well as several other post-secondary entities.
In addition, the agency is responsible for distributing approximately $170 million annually from state revenues and lottery funds intended to ease the financial burden of students seeking an education beyond high school. For more information, visit scholarships.adhe.edu or call 501-371-2050 in the Little Rock metro or 1-800-54-STUDY.