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Ar Academic Challenge Scholarship Deadline Extended

In previous years, the deadline for graduating high school seniors to apply for an Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship has been June 30th.

Due to COVID-19, the application deadline has been extended to August 1st this year.

Traditional students must score at least a 19 on the A.C.T. to qualify for a scholarship, that’s funded by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

To apply for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship, visit the Department of Higher Education’s website: and complete the application. Remember, the deadline this year has been extended to August 1st.

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