Senior Scholarship Application Deadline Extended

Arkansas Alumni Association

The Arkansas Alumni Association invites seniors from the class of 2022* to participate in the Senior Awards program. All qualified students are welcome to apply, and faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to share with seniors.

Application Information

  • Application submissions include resume sections, short-answer questions, and an essay or writing sample for senior awards. **
  • Detailed requirements can be found at
  • The submission deadline has been extended to 4:59 p.m. on April 4.
  • Faculty nominations or recommendations are not required.


Seniors of Significance, Razorback Classics and Senior Honor Citations will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Academic excellence
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Significant extracurricular involvement
  • Minimum GPA of 3.20***

The Arkansas Alumni Association has supported the Senior Honor Citation program for more than 50 years and led the expansion of the overall senior awards program in 2013 when the Razorback Classics program was renewed. Recognition efforts increased further in 2015 with the addition of the 71 Seniors of Significance program. As the program has grown and the campus has evolved, the association has worked to expand our pool of applicants for these scholarships to ensure the process is thorough and recipients are representative of the U of A’s senior class.

Before proceeding with the selection of the awards this year, the association will endeavor to collect at least 227 applications (5% of qualified seniors) to ensure that the class of 2022 is well represented. The association is committed to continuing to develop and improve its student recognition programs through consistent assessment and collaboration with others on campus to help achieve the university’s goals for student achievement. students, leadership and philanthropy.

* The Class of 2022 includes those graduating in December 2021, May 2022 or August 2022.
**You can choose to submit an essay responding to the prompt provided or upload a writing sample within the parameters given in the application materials.
*** This is the Spring 2021 undergraduate average GPA.

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