As a student veteran there are several ways to help you finance your education.

 

Military Federal Tuition Assistance

Arkansas Guard Tuition Fund

  • UAFS Financial Aid Office
    479-788-7090 or email: finaid@uafs.edu
    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

Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarships

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.

VA Work-Study

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 dawn.webster@uafs.edu.

 

Student Veteran shaking hands with military personel

Student ROTC member marching