University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College: two year community college in central Arkansas

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Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship
The Arkansas Academic Challenge program provides scholarships to residents of Arkansas who are pursuing higher education. The Academic Challenge is funded in part by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Higher Education Opportunities Grant (Go! Grant)
The Go! Opportunities Grant is awarded based on financial need to low-income students seeking a college degree.

Arkansas Governorís Commission on People with Disabilities
The commission awards scholarships to college-bound students with qualifying disabilities in Arkansas based on GPA and academic standing. The program is designed to assist students in need as they pursue their education.

Workforce Improvement Grant
The Workforce Improvement Grant is a need-based grant for non-traditional students who are at least 24 years old. It provides a maximum of $2,000 for eligible full-time students who are enrolled in 12 semester hours. Eligible part-time students receive pro-rated award amounts based on the number of hours enrolled. Award amounts may differ for each student to prevent over award as defined by federal regulations.

Students apply for the Workforce Improvement Grant by completing the Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA). Students must meet the general eligibility requirements for federal financial aid programs and show an unmet need after award of any Pell Grant. Workforce Improvement Grants are not renewable--students must apply for the grant each year. Funding is limited. An application does not guarantee an award.

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