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Arkansas Senate Bill 457

Arkansas Senate Bill 457

This bill has been proposed but has not passed as of March 2021.

 

AN ACT to expand eligibility for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship Program  to include students who are accepted into an approved CTP postsecondary program.

 

This legislation expands eligibility for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship Program to include Arkansas students enrolled in comprehensive transition programs (CTPs) within the state. The Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship is the state’s flagship public scholarship program, and the bill would make CTP students eligible to receive a funding award.

 

The scholarship amounts that students enrolled in CTPs could receive would vary according to whether their programs last 2 or 4 years. The table below shows how much money scholarship recipients would be awarded each year.

 

Year in Program

2-Year Programs (each recipient)

4-Year Programs (each recipient)

Year 1

$1,000

$1,000

Year 2

$1,000

$4,000

Year 3

 

$4,000

Year 4

 

$5,000

Year of Publication: 
2021
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