You Can At Arkansas

During the month of September, the University of Arkansas is celebrating high school seniors who are preparing to go to college. Follow #UArk24 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, and keep an eye on your inbox (sign up for our mailing list, if you haven't already).

Want to know more about admissions, housing, financial aid or the Honors College? Tune in to our "You Can At Arkansas" live panel on September 23 from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m., via UATV's Facebook page You can also tweet your questions to us @uofaadmissions any time.

Most exciting of all, apply for admission to the University of Arkansas by October 1st to be eligible to win one of fifteen $3,000 one-time scholarships we're giving to students who are headed to the U of A next fall.

Apply for Admission

Apply for admission by October 1st to be eligible for the scholarship drawing. If you miss that date, apply by November 1st for priority admissions and scholarship consideration.

Academic Challenge Scholarship

Arkansas residents are eligible for the Academic Challenge Scholarship, which increases in value as you progress toward your degree.


The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a key step in obtaining financial aid. Submit it by December 1st for priority consideration.

New Arkansan Tuition Award

Out-of-state students can qualify for the New Arkansan Non-Resident Tuition Award Scholarship (NRTA), which covers a percentage of the difference between resident and non-resident tuition rates.

Net Price Calculator

Our Net Price Calculator is just one of the many tools available on our Financial Aid website.

Financial Aid TV

Another financial aid tool is Financial Aid TV, which offers short videos on a range of financial aid topics, including the FAFSA.

Scholarship Drawing & Eligibility Requirements

Any high school senior who applies for Fall 2020 admission to the University of Arkansas by 11:59pm on October 1, 2019, will be entered into a drawing to receive one of fifteen one-time scholarship awards valued at $3,000 each. Scholarships will be awarded in each of the five main regions of the country (Central, Northwest, Northeast, Southwest, Southeast).

Students must meet minimum admission requirements at the time of application to be eligible and must also submit any required transcripts, test scores, and application fees by 11:59pm on October 1, 2019. Students who have already applied for admission or been admitted for the Fall 2020 term at the University of Arkansas are also eligible to participate in the scholarship award drawing and should submit all required materials by 11:59pm on October 1, 2019. For information about how to submit these materials, see How to Apply for new freshmen.

Receipt of a scholarship award does not constitute any commitment on the recipient's part to enroll or attend the University of Arkansas; however, scholarship awards are only valid for students admitted, enrolled, and attending the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Questions regarding these requirements should be directed to