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​SCHOLARSHIPS- Updated 1-18-21
​SCHOLARSHIPS- Updated 1-18-21
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Monday, December 14, 2020

SCHOLARSHIPS--

**Seniors: Williams Baptist University offers a Williams Works Program which is a work program where students will work 16 hours a week and receive a work scholarship to cover tuition. Deadline to apply is February 1, 2021. Apply at williamsbu.edu/williamsworks

Up to seven students from around the state of Arkansas will be awarded the License2Howl scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. These scholarships are valued at $5,000 for the year and are renewable. The L2H application process is open until Feb. 1, 2021.

 L2H scholarships are made possible because of Arkansans who purchased the A-State license plate and are for Arkansas residents who will be full-time freshmen on the Jonesboro campus in Fall 2021. Qualified applicants must have a minimum ACT Superscore of 23 and a high school GPA of 3.25 or above. The selection committee will evaluate demonstrated leadership qualities and student involvement. Each applicant must submit the required paperwork through Arkansas State University's privately funded scholarships portal and must include a L2H essay.

 For more information about criteria or how to apply for the L2H scholarship, please click "More Details" or contact Tara Thomason with the A-State Alumni Association by phone, 870-972-2718 or by email, tthomason@AState.edu.

 

 

***The EAST scholarship provides high school seniors who participate in their campus EAST programs the opportunity to earn a 12-15 hour tuition scholarship while attending the University of Arkansas at Monticello.  UAM awards two per year.  Application is attached and listed criteria below:  

  • EAST Scholarship Award: Tuition for up to 15 academic hours of credit, beginning the fall semester immediately following the high school senior year. Eligibility: Any high school graduating senior is eligible to apply who completes a scholarship application, shows proof of at least two years of active involvement in a recognized high school EAST program, has a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average, a minimum ACT composite score of 19 or comparable SAT score and a minimum score of 19 in English, Reading, and Mathematics, and provides two letters of reference regarding EAST service and performance. Any major in any degree program offered by UAM is accepted. Selected award(s) must be used the first semester immediately following high school graduation and will be made by the Scholarship Committee. Additional Criteria: Any student selected for this award will be required to complete an assignment on campus for a minimum of 10 hours per week each semester the award is made. Arrangements for the assignment will be coordinated through the Scholarship Office. Priority deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 1. Renewal Criteria: Minimum completion of 12 hours of college level work the first semester and 15 hours in the second semester and thereafter and minimum of 3.00 GPA in an academic year.


***Seniors:  The MFA Foundation Scholarship is available online at www.MFAFoundation.com.Applicants must be a child or grandchild (including step) of a member -level customer.  The membership number and relation must be on the application.  Deadline is February 15, 2021

**Seniors: The American Legion Scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office. You must be a child, grandchild, or great grandchild of an American Legionnaire. Applications must be received by March 12,2021.

**SENIORS: https://www.collegecovered.com... This is a chance to win a $5000 scholarship.

**GE/Reagan Foundation Scholarship--Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support. To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent); be citizens of the United States of America; be current high school seniors ; and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year. Semifinalists will be required to provide a recommendation from a community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype or telephone by a member of the selection committee. Learn more about the qualifications of a GE-Reagan Foundation Scholar. Applicants who have questions about the application process may contact the program’s administrator, Scholarship America, at 1-844-402-0354 and ask for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program or email ge-reagan@scholarshipamerica.org. Applicants should anticipate a response to inquiries within one business day. Personnel at GE and The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute cannot address applicant questions.


****University of Central Arkansas -The Windgate Scholarship is based on talent and financial need and can be worth up to $2,000 per semester in the freshman year, based on amount of financial need. The scholarship is renewable and can increase up to $1,000 each year.  In the senior year, up to $5,000 per semester can potentially be awarded.  Two such scholarships will be awarded to incoming freshmen for the 2021-2022 academic year.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, students must do the following:

·         Complete on-line submission of an FAFSA form by the deadline indicated in the Application.   Instructions for accessing the form are provided in the Application;

·         Return a completed Application, along with the requested materials, via United States Mail, to my office by the deadline shown in the Application;

·         Plan to declare Art as their major emphasis of study; and,

·         Attend the University of Central Arkansas in the fall 2021 semester.

As noted on the form, the deadline for mailing the application materials is March 19th and the deadline for submission of FAFSA information is March 5th. 2021 Application for the Windgate Scholarship

If you or any other individuals have any questions about the Application or the Scholarship itself, feel free to contact me by telephone at (501) 450-3113 or via email at bryanm@uca.edu .  The Application can also be found on the Department of Art’s website at http://uca.edu/art/prospective-students/.

StudentScholarships.org has several scholarship opportunities. Click on the following link for the newsletter or contact Mrs. Amber or Mrs. Conley for a copy of 7 Scholarship Programs available to Arkansas Students.  More than 1000 individual scholarships will be distributed through these 10 programs. Go to the site for more details on these scholarships.

https://studentscholarships.or...

  1. Live Mas Scholarship Program - Deadline January 20, 2021
  2. National Beta Scholarship -- Deadline January 21, 2021
  3. United States JCI Foundation Scholarship -- Deadline January 22, 2021
  4. SP High School Scholarship - Deadline January 31, 2021
  5. Union Plus Scholarship -- Deadline January 31, 2021
  6. Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship - Deadline February 1, 2021