Presentation on theme: "CURRENTLY ENROLLED STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATION Garrick D. Hildebrand Associate Director of Scholarships Academic Scholarship Office."— Presentation transcript:
CURRENTLY ENROLLED STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATION Garrick D. Hildebrand Associate Director of Scholarships Academic Scholarship Office
Intimidating Confusing Lost in the maze What am I eligible for? STUDENT FUNDING?
Federal Financial Aid – Pell Grants and Student Loans State Scholarship Programs – Governor’s and Academic Challenge Institutional Scholarship Programs – New Freshmen, Current Student, Military, Alumni College and Department Scholarship Programs – Academic Program Specific Outside Scholarships – Not institutionally related DIFFERENT FUNDING SOURCES
Eligibility determined by FAFSA – Submitted annually Need-based – Student & Family financial information Grant aid – Pell, SEOG, SMART, ACG Self-help aid – Work Study and Student Loans FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID
Limited to students that graduated from an Arkansas high school Includes the Lottery funded scholarship Incorporates academic and FAFSA information STATE OF ARKANSAS PROGRAMS
University-Wide Current Student Military Academic Areas – Colleges – Departments – Programs Alumni Association ON-CAMPUS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS
GUIDE FOR CURRENT STUDENTS
What are we looking for in an applicant? Strong Academics Dynamic Community Involvement Engaged Classroom Experiences Well balanced and well rounded Breadth and Depth of their college experience UNIVERSITY-WIDE PROGRAM
School of Architecture Bumpers College College of Education College of Engineering Fulbright College Honors College Walton College COLLEGE AND DEPARTMENTAL
Programs outside of the U of A Broad range of students Funding amounts vary Application deadlines and requirements vary Online Guide U of A students had over $3 million in outside scholarship assistance OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS
Garrick D. Hildebrand Old Main 101 scholarships.uark.edu Quality Writing Center Career Development Center Kimpel Hall 316 Arkansas Union 607 qwc.uark.edu career.uark.edu QUESTIONS?