What to Expect

Welcome to Trojan SMART! UA Little Rock’s Scholarship Manager and Resource Tool. If you’re looking for scholarship opportunities at UA Little Rock, you’ve come to the right place!

How to Apply for Scholarships as a New Incoming Undergraduate:

  • Freshmen and Transfer Institutional Awards do not require a separate application. Your application for admission IS your institutional scholarship application! You must apply for admission by August 2 in order to be considered for scholarships for fall 2021.
  • Private Scholarships and/or Mentored Programs require that you submit an application in Trojan SMART by March 1. You’ll automatically be matched to the various privately funded scholarships that we have available!
    • For awards with any need-based consideration, you must also complete your FAFSA before the deadline. Please note that not all private awards have a need-based component.

How to Apply for Scholarships as a Current UA Little Rock Trojan:

  • Private Scholarships require that you submit an application in Trojan SMART by March 1. You’ll automatically be matched to the various privately funded scholarships that we have available.
    • For awards with any need-based consideration, you must also complete your FAFSA before the deadline. Please note that not all private awards have a need-based component.

What to expect with Trojan SMART:

  • You will be presented with the general application after logging in
  • You may be presented with recommended scholarship opportunities after submitting your general application. Some of these may request additional information and submission.
  • After submitting your general application, you will receive a confirmation email from financialaid@ualr.edu
  • You will want to check Trojan SMART regularly as new scholarship opportunities may be added
  • Some users may experience slow website performance as the deadline dates approach
  • If selected for a scholarship, an award notification will be emailed to you with directions on how to accept your award
  • Applicants are not guaranteed awards