Scholarship Information

Arkansas Academic Challenge and other state supported scholarships - www.scholarships.adhe/edu

Arkansas Student Loan Authority - www.fundmyfuture.info

Fastweb.com - www.fastweb.com

Scholarships.com - www.scholarships.com

Studentscholarships.org - www.studentscholarships.org

Blackexcel.org - www.blackexcel.org

naacp.org - www.naacp.org

Helpful Resources from ASU Beebe website -  www.asub.edu/academics/student-support/financial-aid/scholarships

                                                                                          2016-2017 Scholarships

                                                              Applications/Information Available in the JHS Guidance Office

SCHOLARSHIP

QUALIFICATIONS

AWARD AMOUNT

DUE DATE

WEBSITE

 

Horatio Alger

 

2.0 GPA & Financial Need

 

&7,000-$25,000

 

October 25

 

scholarships@horatioalger.org

2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Community Service activities

            

$1,000

 

November 8, 2016

 

http://spirit.prudential.com

American Legion Oratorical Contest

Enter National High School Contest

1st – 3rd place prizes $1,000, - $2,000

National winner $18,000

         

December 31,2016

 

Application in Guidance Office

American Legion Scholarships

 

Coudret Trust - $1,000

 

Garner Trust Scholarship $2,500

Parent, grandparent, or great grandparent must be member of American Legion, Arkansas resident, Essay, declaration to in support of the  Preamble to the Constitution of the America Legion, Drug-Free Pledge

 

 

 

 

$1,000 - $2,500

 

 

 

 

March 13, 2017

 

 

 

 

N/A

Annual National Co-op Scholarship Program

 

Merit Based Scholarships

Varies see Scholarship Guide in Guidance Office

              

Varies

 

www.waceinc.org

Little Rock Retired Educations Scholarship

 

Sam & Glenn Camp Memorial Scholarship

 

Dunbar High School Class of 55’ Scholarship

GPA – 2.5

ACT

Leadership and good character

Financial Need

Complete application

Essay

 

 

 

$1,000

      

 

 

March 10, 2017

 

 

 

 

N/A

Christopher Columbus

Essay Contest

Sponsored by Major Jacob Gray NSDAR

 

 

 

Arkansas State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships (DAR)

Grades 9 – 12

Essay 800-1200 words:

Technology’s Impact on the Voyage of Christopher Columbus

 

 

 

 

ACT 22

GPA 3.0

Financial Need

Complete application

Essay

Two Recommendation letters

State winner - certificate

 

National Winner $1,200

 

 

 

 

 

 $500 - $1000

 

 

January 9, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 20, 2017

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

N/A

Major Gray Chapter, NSDAR Scholarship

ACT 19

GPA 2.7

Application

Financial need

Essay

Two Recommendation letters

Enroll in accredited college and major I history, historical preservation, education, or medical field

 

 

 

 

$750

 

 

 

 

March 1, 2017

 

 

 

 

N/A

DAR Good Citizens Program and Scholarship

Enter the contest, complete the essay

 

State winner $250

 

Nov 16, 2016

 

plmford@centurytel.net

 

Trusted Search Scholarship Search Engines:

Fastweb.com                                                     scholarships.adhe.edu

Scholarships.com                                            blackexcel.org

Studentscholarships.com                            naacp.org

Collegescholarships.com

Fundmyfuture.info

Petersons.com

 

Always check college website for scholarship opportunities, check with college financial aid office, local stores, parents’ job, church, civic org

FINANCIAL AID

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid   FAFSA.gov  go here to apply for student loans, grants, and work study

FSA ID for your FAFSA  - www.studentaid.ed.gov

FAFSA 4caster -   www.studentaid.ed.gov