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Governor's Distinguished Scholarship

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors in Arkansas who will enroll full-time as undergraduate students at an eligible public or private college or university in Arkansas in the fall semester immediately following high school graduation. To qualify, applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA or an ACT composite score of 27, or a combined SAT score of 1220 (1820 three-score equivalent). Applicants or at least one of their parents must be a bona fide resident of the State of Arkansas for at least the six consecutive months immediately prior to the application deadline. Applicants must demonstrate leadership capabilities and be US citizens or permanent resident aliens.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: Feb 1
Average Award: $10,000
Awards Granted: 1
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable
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