The National Guard Youth Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist graduates of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Programs who plan to continue education in college, vocational school programs, or career training. Scholarships are offered four and two year increments for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.
This scholarship program is administered by the National Guard Youth Foundation. The mission of the National Guard Youth Foundation is to foster program awareness, advocate for the program goals and funding, and provide scholarships, training and workforce transition assistance to the graduates of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the National Guard Youth Foundation Scholarship Program must be:
-A current Cadet, graduate in the Post-Residential phase, or individuals who are no more than 6 months out of the Post-Residential phase of the ChalleNGe Program. (No more than 18 months from Program Graduation).
-Have a clear understanding of their educational goals and can prove they are attainable.
-Applying to or already accepted to an accredited college, university, technical, or trade school or program.
-Interested in promoting and supporting the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program and the National Guard Youth Foundation upon reaching their goals.
Applicants are eligible for the $3,000 scholarship if they are planning to attend a 2-year or vocational program.
Applicants are eligible for the $5,000 scholarship if they are planning to attend at 4-year program.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 or $3,000 award, based on their education track. Three recipients will be selected for the on-cycle programs for each of the scholarships mentioned, provided there are sufficient qualified applicants. One recipient will be selected from the off-cycle programs for each of the scholarships mentioned, provided there is a qualified applicant.
Awards in the amount of $5,000 are renewable for four years. Awards in the amount of $3,000 are renewable for two years.
Click on the links to download the Application and Explanation Sheet
All applications must be turned in to the Lead Counselor.
Please mail your application to:
Arkansas Youth ChalleNGe
PO Box 41
Camp J.T. Robinson
North Little Rock, AR 72199