Get $10,000 cash and a new bike for moving to Northwest Arkansas

Applicants must have work experience and full-time employment

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Would you move to Northwest Arkansas for $10,000 and a new bike? One company is hoping you will after launching the Life Works Here initiative to bring “top talent” to the area.

The Northwest Arkansas Council is sponsoring the initiative with help from the Walton Family Foundation to offer the cash incentive.

New residents will also receive a street or mountain bike to “help you take advantage of the 162 miles of paved trails, the 37-mile Razorback Regional Greenway and the 322 miles of world-class mountain biking trails,” according to

There are a few eligibility requirements to cash in on the incentives. They’re listed below:

  • Must be at least 24 years old
  • Have at least two years of work experience
  • Have full-time employment (which includes self-employment)
  • Currently resides outside of the state of Arkansas
  • Can relocate to Northwest Arkansas within six months of acceptance
  • U.S. citizen or has the necessary credentials required to work legally in the U.S.

The website notes that Arkansas has “one of the best costs of living, plentiful outdoor lifestyle perks, nationally ranked arts, culture and cuisine scenes, and per capita income that’s 14% higher than the national average.”

If you’re interested, you can apply here.

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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.