Scholarships at UA Little Rock

Scholarship Update:  For 2019-2020, New incoming Freshman and Transfer students only need to complete the application for admission and send official transcripts and ACT or SAT scores to be considered for Freshman Academic scholarships (including Trojan Pathway and Concurrent Student Scholarships) and transfer scholarships through August 1, 2019.

Whether you’re new to the scholarship process or have a few semesters of experience, we’re here to help you understand the types of scholarships for which you can apply. There are hundreds of awards available, so it often pays (literally) to do your research. Here are a few resources to give you a better idea of what scholarships UA Little Rock offers, and outside scholarship resources too.

New Incoming Freshmen Scholarships

New Transfer Student Scholarships

Scholarships for All Students

Scholarship Listing by Area

If you have declared a major, it’s always good to check with your major department for any other opportunities they administer because not all awards are listed or available in Trojan SMART.

Browse by College to narrow your search:

Single Parent Scholarship

The Phyllis A. Keltner Foundation for Women Scholarship gives single mothers with dependent children an incredible opportunity at UA Little Rock to overcome some of the many financial hurdles in getting a college education and provide secure futures for their families.

The scholarship covers the cost of tuition and fees up to 12 hours of enrollment, plus books and supplies up to $300 per semester. Recipients may enroll in more than 12 hours per semester but will be responsible for paying the additional charges. Award amounts will be adjusted based on each recipient’s actual enrollment. Scholarships may be renewable, but you must reapply annually.

Applicants must meet the following criteria for consideration:

  • Be currently enrolled as a non-traditional undergraduate student at UA Little Rock
  • Be a single mother with dependent children
  • Demonstrate academic accomplishment
  • Complete a 2019-20 FAFSA to demonstrate financial need
  • Complete a written narrative

The 2019-2020 Phyllis A. Keltner Foundation for Women Scholarship application is now available on Trojan SMART.  The application deadline is March 1, 2019.

Application Process


Apply for admission
If you are just starting at UA Little Rock, make sure you have completed the online admissions application. If you are a continuing student, proceed to step two.


Current FAFSA on file
Complete a FAFSA for the academic year you are submitting a scholarship application for prior to the deadline (March 1st) for need-based scholarship consideration.


Trojan SMART Application
Apply for a variety of UA Little Rock scholarships in one spot by completing the online application and submitting all required documents.