Financing Education

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:
    Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, Second Floor
    Find out more information about financial aid and scholarships on our website.


Federal Financial Aid


Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarships


Arkansas Job-Driven National Emergency Grant

UAFS 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, or 1606 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 PDF document (PDF will open in new tab), Application for Work-Study Allowance, and submitting to Veteran Certifying Official Heather Chance at


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