As a student veteran there are several ways to help you finance your education.
Military Federal Tuition Assistance
UAFS Financial Aid Office
479-788-7090 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, Second Floor
Find out more information about financial aid and scholarships on our website: /financial-aid/financial-aid
Federal Financial Aid
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA.gov)
Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarships
YOUniversal Application (adhe.edu)
Arkansas Job-Driven National Emergency Grant
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith works with WAEDA, the Western Arkansas Employment Development Agency, to offer free training for programs under the Arkansas Job-Driven National Emergency Grant. Call WAEDA at 479-474-7061 or the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services at 501-371-1024.
UAFS students receiving Veterans Affairs educational benefits under Chapters 33, 30, 31, 35, 1606 or 1607 and who are attending school at least three-fourths time are eligible to apply for work-study. Students are paid at the higher of the federal minimum wage or the state/local minimum wage. Student veterans can apply by completing VA Form 22-8691, Application for Work-Study Allowance, and submitting to veterans coordinator Dawn Webster at email@example.com.