Student applications for 2022 Arkansas Governor’s School open

RUSSELLVILLE — Eligible individuals interested in attending the 43rd Arkansas Governor’s School as a student should inquire with their school counselors about the nomination process.

Information and instructions for applying are available at Additional information may be acquired by sending e-mail to

Deadline to apply to be an Arkansas Governor’s School student in summer 2022 is Jan. 24, 2022. Arkansas Tech University will host the 43rd AGS July 5-Aug. 1, 2022, in Russellville.

Arkansas Governor’s School serves approximately 400 selected students from around the state during the summer before their senior year in high school.

Student applicants should demonstrate the intellectual, social and emotional maturity required to thrive in an environment that emphasizes the application of theory in addressing contemporary issues. Students will apply in one of nine disciplines: visual art, choral music, instrumental music, drama, English/language arts, mathematics, natural science, social science or development engineering.

“Students selected to attend will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime summer program designed to spark their curiosity, engage them intellectually with other students and teachers from around the state and explore scholarly and artistic concepts in a fun, grade-free environment,” said Dr. Robin Lasey, director of Arkansas Governor’s School.

Call (479) 968-0391 for more information.

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