How many hours do you have to take to keep the Arkansas Lottery Scholarship?
Maintaining Eligibility for an Arkansas Lottery Scholarship You must successfully complete 27 semester hours of college during your first year of college and 30 semester hours every year after that. You can still be eligible for a scholarship as a part-time student, but your award amount will be reduced.
How much is the AR lottery scholarship?
The Arkansas Concurrent Challenge Award provides financial incentives to eligible Arkansas high school students who want to get an early start on college courses. The scholarship pays $125 per credit for up to two concurrent credit courses per semester.
How many people get the Arkansas Governor’s scholarship?
Governor’s Distinguished Scholarships – If funding allows, up to 375 Governor’s Distinguished Scholars may be named. If a county in Arkansas does not have a Distinguished Scholar, the highest-ranking applicant from that county will be awarded a Governor’s Scholarship at $5,000 per year.
Do I have to reapply for the Arkansas Academic Challenge scholarship?
You do not have to reapply for the Academic Challenge Scholarship, the Governor’s Scholarships, the Law Enforcement Officers program, the Military Dependents Scholarship, or the Arkansas Health Education Grants. Grant) is also renewed automatically, but you must complete a new FAFSA each year to show continued need.
Is the Arkansas lottery Scholarship taxable?
The top-prize winners on the new “Taxes Paid” tickets will receive their full winnings, and will not have taxes deducted from their checks, according to a release by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. Typically, the lottery deducts 24% for federal taxes and 7% for state taxes before awarding winners with their checks.
Can scholarships be stacked?
Many universities set strict policies against the stacking of their own scholarships. Generally with outside scholarships, students can stack as many as they win. There isn’t a limit. But, limitations do tend to be set on the amount of scholarships a student can receive from the university.
What are the eligibility requirements of the Arkansas Challenge Scholarship?
Be an Arkansas resident (at least 12 months prior to enrollment) and US citizen/lawful permanent resident. Be accepted for admission at an approved institution of higher education in a program of study that leads to a baccalaureate degree, associate degree, qualified certificate, or a nursing school diploma.
What GPA do you need for the Arkansas Challenge Scholarship?
a 2.5 GPA
To maintain eligibility, students must keep a 2.5 GPA, take 30 hours each year and be an Arkansas resident for 12 months prior to enrollment. Lottery proceeds also fund workforce training opportunities through the Arkansas Workforce Challenge Scholarship.
What is a distinguished scholarship?
It honors a scholar who has made distinctively valuable research contributions across his or her career that bridge personality and social psychology or bridge personality or social psychology to another field (ie. law, education, organizations, or medicine).