Senate Bill

SB 3:

Broadens definition of “dependent” for scholarship prioritization

Not Bipartisan

Bill Primary sponsors

Senator Jane English



Filed 11.21.22

Full Bill Title

To Amend the Definition of Dependent for Purposes of Higher Education Scholarships; And To Amend the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship Program.


What it does

This bill broadens the definition of “dependent” when it comes to scholarships and prioritization for the Arkansas Challenge Scholarship. Dependents would be defined to include spouses, biological children, adopted children, and stepchildren of disabled veterans, prisoners or war, veterans missing or killed in action.

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