In order to be eligible for the Arkadelphia Promise scholarship, students must also qualify for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship, the lottery scholarship. They must be Arkadelphia High School graduates and be planning to attend an accredited U.S. institution. The scholarship will be up to $5,000 a semester for college freshmen. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors will receive up to $3,000 a semester. The scholarship is renewable for four consecutive years if the students maintain a 2.5 GPA, complete 27 credit hours their first year and complete 30 credit hours each year that follows.