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Scholarships

Academic ACT Scholarships

Priority Deadline April 1

Arkansas State University-Beebe scholarships can be used for coursework at any ASU-Beebe campus, located at Beebe, Heber Springs, Little Rock Air Force Base, or Searcy. To be considered for scholarships, a student must be admitted by the scholarship’s listed priority deadline.  Documents needed for admission include an application for admission, current high school transcript, immunization records and qualifying ACT or SAT exam scores.  

ASU-Beebe scholarships are awarded on a semester basis for fall and spring semesters only except for the Technical Certificate Academic Scholarship, which can be awarded in summer semesters. Under the Arkansas Scholarship Stacking Policy, other financial aid received may reduce the value of the academic award.

All scholarships are awarded based on a first-come, first-served bases and the availability of funds. 

ASU-Beebe begins awarding Academic Scholarships in December for the following fall!

 Complete an Application for Admission to ASU-Beebe

 

Requirements:

  • Must be an Arkansas resident
  • Composite ACT Score of 27+ (or equivalent SAT) 

Award Amount:

  • In-state tuition only for up to 18 hours per semester 
  • $250 stipend per semester

Renewal Conditions:

  • Must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours each semester
  • Must maintain a cumulative grade point average of a 3.0+

Maximum Award:

  • Maximum four semesters or;
  • Completion of an associate degree.

Priority Application Deadline: June 1

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Requirements:

  • Must be an Arkansas Resident
  • Composite ACT score of 23-26 (or equivalent SAT)

Award Amount:

  • In-state tuition only for up to 15 hours per semester

Renewal Conditions:

  • Must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours each semester
  • Must maintain a cumulative grade point average of a 3.0 or higher

Maximum Award:

  • Maximum four semesters or;
  • Completion of an associate degree.

Priority Application Deadline: April 1

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Requirements:

  • Must be an Arkansas resident
  • Composite ACT score of 21-22 (or equivalent SAT) 

Award Amount:

  • $1,000 / year ($500 per Fall and Spring semesters)
  • Tuition only 

Renewal Conditions:

  • Must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours each semester
  • Must maintain a cumulative grade point average of a 3.0 or higher

Maximum Award:

  • Maximum four semesters or;
  • Completion of an associate degree.

Priority Application Deadline: April 1 

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Requirements:

  • Must be an Arkansas resident
  • composite ACT score of 17
  • Enrolled in a Technical Program 

Award Amount:

  • In-state tuition only for all technical courses for the duration of the technical program if renewal requirements are met.

Renewal Conditions:

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0. after each semester

Maximum Award:

  • 2 semesters in an approved technical program

Priority Application Deadline: April 1

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Academic Scholarship Hold/Delay Request:

Students can place their academic scholarship on hold for up to one academic year. If you need to place your scholarship on hold, e-mail admissions@asub.edu.

 

 Non-ACT Scholarships

 Priority Deadline: Various

 

AR Scholars Application

Requirements:

  • Must be a first-time freshman
  • Selected as an "Arkansas Scholar" from a participating high school

Award Amount:

  • $1,000 / year - ($500 per fall or spring semester)
  • Applied to tuition only 

Renewal Conditions:

  • Must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours each semester
  • Must maintain a cumulative grade point average of a 3.0 or higher

Maximum Award:

  • Maximum four semesters or;
  • Completion of an associate degree.

Priority Application Deadline: April 1

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Requirements:

  • Must be an Arkansas resident
  •  GED score of 680 with scores of at least 170 in each subject area
  • Test date must be from January 2, 2014 or later

Award Amount:

  • In-state tuition for up to 15 hours

Renewal Conditions:

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Successful completion of 12 hours if enrolled full-time or;
  • Successful completion of 6 hours if enrolled half-time.

No Application Deadline

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Requirements:

  • Completed one year at a high school Regional Career Center
  • Selection is made by the Regional Career Center staff

Award Amount:

  • In-state tuition only for all technical courses for the duration of the technical program if renewal requirements are met.

Renewal Conditions:

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0. after each semester

Maximum Award:

  • 2 semesters in an approved technical program

Priority Application Deadline: April 1

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Requirements:

  • First place in VSO SkillsUSA/HOSA Olympics or state officer in high school
  • Must be a first-time freshman

Award Amount:

  • In-state tuition for all technical program courses for the duration of one technical program if renewal requirements are met.

Renewal Conditions:

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Successful completion of all technical program courses

Maximum Award:

  • Completion of one technical certificate.

Application Deadline: June 1

First Place Certificate or documentation of officer status must be brought to the Admissions Office in person or faxed prior to the June 1st deadline to qualify.

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Foundation Scholarships

Priority Deadline: June 1 

Foundation Scholarship Application

Any student, who has been fully admitted to ASU-Beebe, is eligible to apply for a variety of privately funded scholarships administered by Arkansas State University-Beebe and the ASU System Foundation, Inc. Many of the scholarships offered are for both fall and spring semesters, as well as some can be renewed for additional semesters provided renewal criteria is met.

​The Office of Institutional Advancement highly recommends that you complete an application and submit supporting documentation (resume, letter(s) of recommendation, essay, etc.) to strengthen your application.  Deadline to apply for the 2021-2022 academic year is June 1, 2021.

​​Currently all available scholarships are for full-time students and require evidence of scholastic achievement, financial need and/or outstanding ability in the area of the award. Scholarships vary in amounts and duration of award are typically awarded based on availability of funds. All privately funded scholarship awards are for any ASU-Beebe campus, located at Beebe, Heber Springs, Little Rock Air Force Base or Searcy. 

If you have any questions regarding privately funded scholarships or would like to review the renewal criteria, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 501.882.8855 or email give@asub.edu.

 

Departmental Scholarships

Priority Deadline: Various

 

 Leadership Program Application

Requirements

  • Must be a first-time entering student
  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Two (2) letters of reference required

Award Amount:

  • $1,000 / year ($500 per Fall and Spring semesters)
  • Up to four consecutive semesters

Renewal Conditions:

  • Contact Admissions Office for additional information. 

Maximum Award:

  • Contact Admissions Office for additional information. 

Priority Application Deadline: April 15

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 Honors Program Application 

Requirements:

  • Arkansas Resident
  • ACT composite score of 24 or above with no sub-score below a 19
  • No remedial coursework required

Award Amount:

  • $1,000 annually divided evenly between Fall and Spring semesters

Renewal Conditions:

  • Must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours each semester
  • Maintain cumulative grade point average of a 3.25 or higher

Maximum Award:

  • $2,000

Priority Application Deadline: June 1

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Requirements: 

  • Must be enrolled as a Fine Arts - Theatre Major
  • Must audition with Theatre faculty
  • Must be able to participate in all theatre productions, either as an actor on the tech crew
  • Must take at least one theatre class each semester 

Award Amount: 

  • $1,000-$2,000 / year ($500 - $1,000 per Fall and Spring semesters)
  • Scholarships amounts vary and are awarded on a competitive basis

Renewal Condition:

  • Student remains enrolled as a Fine Arts - Theatre major
  • Maintain a 2.25 cumulative GPA
  • Show up at rehearsals and shows prepared and on time
  • Participate in all theatre-related recruiting events

Maximum Award:

  • $1,000 / semester

Priority Application Deadline: May 15

How to Apply:

Mr. Ryan Gibbons
Instructor of Theatre
501.882.4493 
rcgibbons@asub.edu 

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Requirements: 

  • Student music audition for members of the music faculty

Award Amount: 

  • Varies based upon the results of the audition

Renewal Condition:

  • Student must be enrolled in the ensemble for which they auditioned (Symphonic Band or The Singers/Chamber Singers)
  • Student must meet the requirements as stated in the syllabus for the ensemble
  • Student maintain cumulative grade point average of a 2.5 or higher

Maximum Award:

  • N/A

Priority Application Deadline: June 1

How to Apply:

Dr. Brent Bristow
Director of Bands/Professor of Music
501.882.4474 
jbbristow@asub.edu

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Arkansas Division of Higher Education Scholarships

Priority Deadline: Various

Students attending ASU-Beebe are eligible to apply for many scholarships through the Arkansas Division of Higher Education (ADHE), including the AR Challenge Scholarship and the AR Future Grant

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Federal Financial Aid Programs

Priority Deadline for Fall: April 1

Student can also apply for financial aid, grants, and loans through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Visit the Financial Aid Office's webpage for more information. 

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