Are you are first-time freshman, returning to school after taking time off, or transferring from a two-year college? Regardless of your academic niche, scholarships abound at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Apply now.
UALR senior Waynette Lochridge Franklin first took the Compass Test to enter a two-year college program several years after graduating from Fordyce High School.
A scholarship helped offset the cost of college for Franklin.
Several academic scholarships are available for incoming students with the right qualifications, but the final application deadline is fast approaching and must be received by Feb. 1.
Some of the UALR academic scholarships for new students include the Chancellor’s Academic Distinction, UALR Academic Achievement, Freshmen Award, Engineering and Information Technology scholarship, and the Shelby Breedlove Transfer scholarship.
Feb. 1 is also the priority or preferred deadline for Donaghey Scholars, Chancellor’s Leadership Corps, and East Scholars.
The next step is filling out the online scholarship application. Potential students are reminded that awards are determined annually based on eligible applications and available funding.