ASU Lottery Scholarships Top $9.5 Million

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery

Students at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro will receive more than $9.5 million in lottery scholarship funding for approximately 3,500 scholarships during the 2018-2019 school year, according to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery and Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

Since 2011, ASU-Jonesboro students have received more than $116 million in scholarship funding from the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship.

Scholarship money is awarded on a tiered system. Students enrolled in four-year institutions can receive $1,000 for the first year. Those who stay in school are rewarded thereafter with $4,000 for sophomore and junior years, and $5,000 for senior year. At two-year institutions and approved nursing schools, students receive $1,000 for the first year and $3,000 for the second.

Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now available online at The deadline to apply is July 1, 2019.     MORE

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