Key Deadlines for Fellowship & Scholarship Applications

Below is a timeline for high school seniors who are applying for fellowships and/or academic scholarships at the University of Arkansas.

November 1

You must apply for admission to the University and submit your transcript and tests scores by this date to be eligible for the priority round of scholarship awards.

November 15

Students applying for scholarships by this date will be given priority consideration. Later applications will be considered only if funds are available.

January 15

To be considered for fellowships and scholarships, you must apply for admission to the University by this date.

February 1

Final fellowship and scholarship application deadline. For fellowship applicants, this is also the deadline for letters of recommendation to be submitted.

February 15

Students who are selected as finalists for the Honor College, Sturgis and Bodenhamer Fellowships are invited by email to interview on campus.

Early March

Fellowship finalist interviews on campus.


Fellows are notified of their award.

March and April

Scholarship awarding continues as funds allow.

May 1

Deadline to accept or decline merit-based award offer from the University of Arkansas.

Scholarships Available!
The University of Arkansas awards approximately 1,000 merit-based scholarships each year. Visit the Office of Academic Scholarships website for more information.