Scholarships & Financial Aid

Scholarships for students seeking rewarding careers involving food, family, or the environment are made possible by generous gifts from many firms and individuals. The criteria for these scholarships include academics, financial need, interests, organizational involvement, etc.  Because most Bumpers College scholarships are one-year awards, All current and prospective Bumpers College undergraduate students are encouraged to apply each year.  ALL applicants are requested to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible each year.


Reference Providers Encouraged to Meet

February 22, 2015 deadline.

The Bumpers College Scholarship Application -used for all Bumpers College undergraduates: incoming freshmen, new transfer students and current students - will remain open to applicants until Friday, February 20, 2015 in order to allow applicants to fully apply for all available scholarship opportunities.  REFERENCES are required for all applicants. All Reference Providers are encouraged to monitor their email for a notice from and to complete the online reference using the link provided in the email.  ALL REFERECES must be completed by FEBRUARY 22, 2015.

ALL Bumpers College scholarship applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible in 2015. The FAFSA is required for many university, college and departmental scholarships.

For more information, contact Patti Sanders (479-575-2596), Associate Director of Scholarships.

Information for Students

  • To apply for Bumpers College and departmental scholarships, click here. 
    • Using the provided résumé template is recommended. (This is a .docx file.)
    • All applicants are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after submitting the scholarship application.
  • For instructions to accept a Bumpers College scholarship offer, click here.
  • For guidelines to write a thank you letter (if required), click here.  
  • Additional scholarship opportunities may still have open application deadlines. To view some of these opportunities, click the "Scholarships Offered" link below.

Scholarships Offered

Dean's Office

Bumpers College
University of Arkansas
E108 AFLS Building
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 575-2252
Toll free: 1-800-215-2024
Fax: (479) 575-7273
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