Scholarship Information

University of Arkansas Spirit Squads

Purpose: Spirit Leaders are Ambassadors, Entertainers, Crowd Leaders, Spirit Raisers, or Athletes

Vision: We aspire to show excellence on the court, on the field, in the community, and in the classroom.

Mission: Razorback Spirit Squads are ambassadors, crowd leaders, entertainers, and athletes who uphold the integrity of the University of Arkansas at all events on campus and in the community; promoting equality for all Hogs Fans.

Team Values: Integrity, Accountability, Commitment, and Mutual Respect

Scholarship Amounts:

First Year – $1,000 per semester

Second Year  – $1,300 per semester

Third/Fourth Year – $1,600 per semester

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Instagram: @spiritsquadsUA @razorbackcheer  @razorbackpomsquad

Facebook: Razorback Pom and Cheer

Twitter: @SpiritSquadsUA

Students must be enrolled in the University of Arkansas to be eligible to tryout.


SunTrust Off to College Scholarship

* $500 Scholarships for students  
* Random drawings  
* Enter online at suntrusteducation.com. 

Two winners will be chosen every two weeks from October 30,2017-May 14,2018.


Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
Applications available on the website.
DEADLINE: November 27, 2017
License to HOWL Scholarship (ASTATE)
$5,000 per academic year ($2,500 per semester) provided income to the fund is sufficient.

DEADLINE: December 1, 2017
Penny Hardaway Essay Contest

This essay contest is for Juniors!!! Click on the link for more information.

DEADLINE:  December 4, 2017.

AXA Achievement Scholarship

For more information about these $10,000 and $25,000 scholarships, click the link above. 
Deadline: December 15, 2017



Arkansas Chamber Singers Vocal/Choral Scholarship

This scholarship program encourages and promotes music education in the state of Arkansas.  It will be awarded to two Arkansas high school seniors who meet the qualifications.

Deadline:  December 17, 2017

American Legion High School Oratorical Contest

The American Legion sponsors the High School Oratorical Contest.  See website for details.

Applications must be submitted by December 31, 2017.

Thea Foundation Scholarship Competitions

Thea Foundations has various scholarship competitions.  See website for details.

Coolidge Scholarship


Please see Website for details!

DEADLINE:  January 24, 2018

Governor's Distinguished Scholarship (YOUniversal Application)

Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship 

The Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship is the most academically rigorous scholarship program offered for those graduating seniors scoring either 32 on the ACT or 1410 on the SAT, and a 3.50 academic grade point average. Those who are named National Merit Finalists or National Achievement Scholars may qualify without meeting the GPA requirement, but must still meet the ACT/SAT requirement. The scholarship pays tuition, mandatory fees, room and board up to $10,000 per year.

Scholarship Deadline to Apply:

February 01, 2018


At least a 32 ACT (1410 SAT) and a 3.5 GPA to apply. FAFSA not required.

Award Amount:

$10,000 per year.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships

Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.

DEADLINE:  February 2, 2018

American Legion Coudret Trust Scholarship and Garner Trust Scholarship

The American Legion  of Arkansas has two scholarships available.

Senior must be children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren of American Legionnaires in good standing.  

Applications are available in the Counselors’ Office.

DEADLINE:  March 12, 2018


Arkansas Academic Challenge (YOUniversal application)

Academic Challenge Scholarships

The Academic Challenge Program provides scholarships to Arkansas residents pursuing a higher education. Funded in large part by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, the Academic Challenge Scholarship is available to students regardless of their academic status, whether just graduating from high school, currently enrolled in college, enrolling in college for the first time, or re-enrolling after a period of time out of college.

Scholarship Deadline to Apply:  June 01, 2018


Starting with the class of 2016, the only requirement is a 19 on the ACT or ACT equivalent score, FAFSA Required.

Big Sun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization offers young athletes a scholarship to help them succeed in their academic pursuits.  

Please see website for more details.

Deadline:  June 19, 2018