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Academic All-Star Program

Each year, Arkansas Community Colleges presents the Arkansas Two-Year Colleges Academic All-Star scholarship program. One student is selected to represent SouthArk for the year.


The purpose of the SouthArk’s Academic All-Star Program is to recognize the scholarly and service achievements of an outstanding Associate Degree-seeking student.

The student selected for this honor will receive:

  • A $500 scholarship for the final semester at SouthArk
  • Formal recognition at the Arkansas Community College (ACC) All-Star Awards Brunch in the Fall
  • Recognition at the Fall Student Recognition Ceremony
  • Special transfer scholarship opportunities to select Arkansas Colleges and Universities

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Arkansas resident
  • Enrolled at SouthArk and expected to continue enrollment through Fall of 2023.
  • Completed a minimum of 24 credit hours in pursuit of an associate degree by June 1 of the application year.
  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25.
  • Demonstrated involvement in campus and/or community activities.
  • On track to graduate from SouthArk with an associate degree.

To Be Considered

Students must submit a complete application with all requirements met.  You will be asked to provide a personal statement, examples of campus and/or community engagement, and other items. 

The deadline for applications to be submitted is April 19, 2023, with the recipient to be announced mid-May.

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