Scholarships at UA Little Rock

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the following change is in effect as of Monday, March 23, 2020:

  • For the foreseeable future, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is working remotely. If you need to contact our office, please email us at and a member of our team will respond to you within 24 business hours. For information about scholarship deadlines, please see the information below.

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.

Application Process:


Apply for admission
If you are just starting at UA Little Rock, be sure to complete the online admissions application and submit any required documents.


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


Trojan SMART Application
Once admitted, apply for UA Little Rock scholarships by completing the online scholarship application. The application can be accessed as early as Oct. 1st.

Scholarship Deadlines:

  • Current and Incoming Students: The deadline to apply for general private and mentored program scholarships is April 1, 2020, with the exception of Donaghey Scholars due March 1, 2020.
  • Fall 20 Incoming Transfers: The deadline to apply for transfer scholarships is August 1, 2020.
  • Fall 20 Incoming Freshmen: You must apply for admission by August 1, 2020, in order to be considered for Academic Merit or Early Trojans awards – no scholarship application is necessary.

Find scholarships for…

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: