Arkansas High-Tech Scholarship Program
The Arkansas Hi-Tech Scholarship (HTS) program awards $250 per semester ($500/year) to Arkansas residents who are United States citizens, graduate from a high school in Arkansas, plan to enroll or are enrolled full time in approved highly technical programs at Arkansas public post-secondary schools, demonstrate leadership capabilities, and meet certain academic criteria. Preference is given to applicants who are graduating high school seniors.
Applicants will be considered if they possess the following academic qualifications:
- A minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale based on seven semesters
- A minimum ACT composite score of 19 (or, at least 730 on the SAT combined verbal and math, if the ACT score is not available), or be ranked in the upper ten percent of his/her high school graduating class
The application deadline is July 1st each year, preceding the applicable school year. (Applications received after this deadline might be considered if scholarship funds are/become available after the fall semester.) The Scholarship may be continued a second semester and renewed annually, to a maximum of four years, if the recipient is a full time student in good standing and has achieved a 3.0 grade point average during the previous semester of the scholarship.