Arkansas Future Grant
Scholarship Sponsored by Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Arkansas Future (ArFuture) is the newest state grant program. The purpose of this grant is to increase the education and skills of Arkansas’s workforce in an affordable manner. The grant applies to students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) or regional high-demand areas of study. The grant will cover tuition and fees for qualifying certificate and Associate degree programs at Arkansas’ public institutions for eligible students. The grant is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
An Applicant must:
A) Have either graduated from an Arkansas public school, private school, home school or received high school equivalency diploma approved by the Department of Career Education; or
B) Verify that he or she has resided within the state for the three (3) years immediately preceding application and has either:
C) Graduated from an out-of-state high school, private school, home school, or received a high school equivalency diploma approved by another state.
D) Be enrolled part-time or full-time at an approved institution of higher education in a program of study that leads to an associate degree or a certification in a STEM or regional high-demand field.
E) Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)