State Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid through the Arkansas Department of Higher Education has never been easier. Applicants can use the YOUniversal Financial Aid System to search and apply for all programs without having to submit multiple applications. This includes the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship, funded by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Some of the ADHE financial aid opportunities:

  • Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship
  • Arkansas Future Grant (ArFuture)
  • Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship
  • Law Enforcement Officer’s Dependents Scholarship (LEO
  • Military Dependents Scholarship (MDS)
  • Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

The State of Arkansas offers many different aid programs for undergraduate and graduate students. For the most up-to-date information regarding these aid programs, please visit the Arkansas Department of Higher Education Financial Aid. If you have specific questions regarding eligibility, application status, or other issues, please contact the Arkansas Department of Higher Education at 501-371-2000 or