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Arkansas Governor's Scholars Award

Sponsored by: Arkansas Department of Higher Education

Applicant must be an Arkansas resident and have a minimum combined SAT I score of 1220 (composite ACT score of 27) or a minimum 3.5 GPA, and demonstrate leadership abilities. Recipients must attend an approved Arkansas institution.


Application Deadline February 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 2400
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable if recipient maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA and 30 credit hours per year are taken.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $10,000
Average $7,000
Min $4,000


Min 248

Contact Information

Lillian Williams
Asst. Coordinator for Student Financial Aid
Arkansas Department of Higher Education
114 East Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201-3818 United States

Phone: (501) 371-2050
Fax: (501) 371-2001

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