Kaplan Test Prep Scholarship

Kaplan Education Centers have teamed up with the Arkansas Alumni Association to offer one (1) course scholarship (up to $2,299 value) each fall and spring semester redeemable for one of the following Kaplan courses:  MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, GRE, PCAT, DAT and OAT In Person, Live Online & Self-Paced (excludes In PersonPLUS, Private Tutoring and Summer Intensive Program.   Scholarship recipients must enroll in the Kaplan Test Prep course within one year of receipt.


Eligibility Criteria

- Current University of Arkansas junior or senior undergraduate students enrolled full-time (12+credit hours)

- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75

- Plan to enroll in a Kaplan test prep course within one year of receipt of the scholarship

- Preference will be given to Student Alumni Association membership with demonstrated financial need


How to Apply

Prepare the following materials as a single .pdf file:

·       Current resume (maximum 2 pages)

o   Include college involvement and leadership, academic honors/awards/achievements, work experience and volunteer service. Please do not include information from high school unless it is directly related to your graduate program aspirations.

·       Personal Statement (maximum 800 words)

o   The personal statement must clearly address your commitment to your chosen field of study and describe how the Kaplan Test Prep Scholarship will help you achieve your professional goals. Be sure to discuss any experiences, courses, internships, study abroad programs, research projects or extracurricular activities directly related to your field of study that have impacted your future plans for graduate school. 

·       Statement of Financial Need (OPTIONAL; maximum 1 page, double-spaced)

o   If the cost of the Kaplan Test Prep course is a financial obstacle for you, please describe your current financial situation.


SUBMIT your application via email to alumnisp@uark.edu with the subject line "Kaplan Test Scholarship Application."          

NOTE:  Only complete applications submitted as .pdf files by the deadline will be reviewed.           


By submitting your application, you grant permission to the Arkansas Alumni Association to use current-year FAFSA data to help verify your financial need and to use your image and information for promotional purposes without additional compensation.


Application Deadlines

Fall Kaplan Test Prep Scholarship: December 1

Spring Kaplan Test Prep Scholarship: January 31