Tagged: Scholarships

Scholarship Alerts from Industry Pros

Several Arkansas companies and programs award scholarships to high school students to continue their training in the technical professions.

DYK? Mike Rowe from 'Dirty Jobs' Advocates for Trades

Former “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe has been a longtime advocate for the trades. He’s also been one of the constant voices reminding us about the skilled labor gap in America.

How To Score Free Money for Your Higher Education

There is cost involved whether you’re pursuing a bachelor’s degree or a certificate of proficiency. How much of that cost comes out of your purse or pocket? Well, that’s up to you.

Get Smart! Complete The Smart Core

This core is required in order to be eligible for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship, funded by the Arkansas State Lottery.

The YOUniversal Application Applies You for 20 Scholarships at Once

Filling out this one puts you in the running for 20 different grants and loans.

Degree Discount: How to Pay as Little as Possible for Your Diploma

College isn’t cheap. But before you succumb to sticker shock, know this: 80 percent of freshmen at Arkansas colleges receive some kind of financial aid. Follow this step-by-step guide and you’ve got a good shot at leaving college with a degree and little (or no) debt.

Financial Aid 101: Making Sense (And Cents) Out of Student Loans

We make sense of the confusing terminology and technicalities in applying for and receiving student loans.

Five Experts Tell You How to Score a Scholarship

Five decision-makers who handle which applicants get granted scholarships share tips, do's and don't's for getting that crucial financial aid.