University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Scholarship Information

Due to the generosity of private donors, the Walton College has the opportunity to award annual scholarship funds to currently enrolled undergrad students and incoming/enrolling freshmen and transfer students.


Walton College scholarships can be awarded to students majoring in one of our eight departmental disciplines. If you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, we encourage you to apply.

To be considered for Walton College scholarships, a student must:

  • be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing
    OR plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student for the upcoming academic year
  • have submitted a complete General Application in the AcademicWorks system
  • have submitted a complete Walton College supplemental application in the AcademicWorks system
  • complete their general and supplemental application within the scholarship application window

Scholarships for Walton College Students

To be eligible for Walton-specific scholarships, students must complete both the University and Walton College applications via the AcademicWorks system. The application deadline is February 26.*

The scholarship application window for Walton students opens January 1 and closes February 26.*
*For MAcc and IMAcc students, the application window closes on March 8.


General Scholarship Timeline:

  • January: Online scholarship application for the upcoming academic year goes live.
  • February: All interested students must submit an application no later than February 26 in order to be considered for any Walton College-specific scholarship.
  • March - April: Walton College committees meet to award departmental and general business scholarships.
  • April - May: Students are notified of scholarship selection.
  • May - June: Students receiving scholarships must complete the electronic scholarship survey. Funding will not be distributed if this is not completed.
  • September: Fall semester scholarship disbursements post to student accounts, generally after the 11th day of class.
  • Following January: Spring semester scholarship disbursements post to student accounts.