Requirements for Admission

All University Science Scholars must be U.S. citizens, nationals of the U.S., aliens admitted as a section 207 refugee, or aliens admitted to the U.S. as a permanent resident.

  • You must be majoring in or planning to major in biology, chemistry, or geology.
  • You must be admitted to UALR.
  • You must be certified by FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) rules to receive scholarship funds.
  • Freshmen must have a high school G.P.A. of at least 3.0 or a class ranking in the upper 20% of your graduating class, and a composite ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1090.
  • Transfer students or newly declared biology, chemistry, or geology majors must have an overall college G.P.A. of at least 3.0 and a G.P.A. of 3.25 in your major.