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Arkansas Securities Department Investor Education Grant Program

Teachers - Procedure for Grant Application Investor Education Grant Program Eligible applicants are public schools and non-profit groups (IRC § 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations) that provide investment education to students in grades 5 through 12. Thirty-three schools and one non-profit organization received a total of nearly $125,000.00 for the 2020-2021 school year. The suggested grant request range is between $2500 and $5000 although grant proposals for more or less than the suggested range will be considered. The Commissioner will determine the grant award based upon the merit of the program, other school resources and the number of students educated.

The proposal due date is September 30, 2021.

Grant awards will be issued by November 16, 2021.

Projects must be completed by March 26, 2022.


Donna K. Wright Stock Market Game Scholarship

Teachers participating in the Stock Market Game may submit team fee requests for each semester of the student competition.  Teachers receiving the scholarship agree to pre and post test students via an online testing portal and complete a teacher survey. Click here for the online application.


  • Fall 2021: September 1, 2021
  • Spring 2021: Jan. 8, 2022
  • Year-long 2020-2021: September 1, 2021