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​SCHOLARSHIPS- Updated 4-28-21
​SCHOLARSHIPS- Updated 4-28-21
PHS
Monday, December 14, 2020

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Seniors:  Any student going to any of the TRC campuses, get with Mrs. Amber.  We can schedule a day for a TRC representative to come to PHS to help you with your fall schedule.

Seniors:  The Kalem Rouse Memorial Scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Graduates planning to major/minor in agriculture field of study or enroll in a Vo-Tech are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Deadline is Friday, April 30.

Seniors:  The Piggott Elementary Faculty Scholarship application is now available.  Mrs. Amber can email you a copy of the application, or you can pick up a paper application in her office.  Deadline is April 30, 2021.

**Seniors:  The Holly Mauldin Alonzo New Beginnings Scholarship application is now available.  Email Mrs. Amber for the application.  Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2021.

**Textbook scholarship for Arkansas Tech University, Russellville which includes textbooks, supplies, etc. for the Fall 2021 semester.  Deadline is May 15. Fill out the google form to apply. https://docs.google.com/forms/...

**Textbook Scholarship for Fall 2021. Each scholarship will cover the full cost of books for the Fall 2021 semester. We will choose 2 winners at UCA, Conway and UACCM, Morrilton, then one winner for CBC, Conway. We will announce the winners on Facebook and Instagram, May 15th 2021. Students can also visit our website www.conwaybooks.com and fill out the scholarship form under our "info" tab. One entry person. Or you may use the link below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/...

Seniors:  The Clay County Cattleman's Association is awarding a $500 scholarship to a student pursing a degree in Animal Science and/or Agriculture. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, individual character, career plans, and leadership potential.  Preference may be given to children, grandchildren, or a relative of a Clay County Cattleman's Association Member.  Please see Mrs. Amber for an application.  Deadline is May 1.

Seniors:  The Big Sun Scholarship application is available at  http://www.bigsunathletics.com  

Seniors:  The local scholarship application is available on our school website.  Go to Menu----> Documents----> scroll down to "Senior Info/Scholarships"----> You can click on "List of PHS scholarships" to see the scholarships available.  Click on the PHS Local Scholarship Application for a fillable form.  Turn in these applications to Mrs. Amber.  Deadline is April 16, 2021.

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Seniors: The AR Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators (AACTEA) is offering $500 scholarships to students who enroll in an Arkansas college or university, including junior colleges, community colleges, and vocational/technical colleges. All applications must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2021. The form can be downloaded here.

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The AR School Plant Management Association (ASPMA) is offering scholarships to students in search of a vocational, associate, or bachelor’s degree. The scholarship payment shall be made directly to the student to assist them with their educational expenses. Please click here to download the Scholarship Application. All applications must bpostmarked on or before April 9th, 2021.

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Seniors:  The Clay County Farm Bureau Scholarship application is now available in Mrs. Amber's office.  You must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better and must be a child or grandchild of an active Clay County Farm Bureau member.  Preference goes toward seeking a degree in agriculture or the medical field, but it is not a requirement.  Deadline is April 15, 2021.

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Seniors:  The Hannah Blankenship Memorial Scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, provide proof of SAE & active participation in FFA during your senior year (SAE must be "hands-on" by the candidate), must provide a 500-1000 word essay.  Deadline is April 16, 2021.  Turn in application to Mrs. Amber.

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Seniors:  The Gaylon Lawrence Memorial Scholarship is a 4-year renewable scholarship of $1000 per semester given by the Piggott Community Sharing Hearts.  This scholarship is for a student who exhibits excellence in academics, leadership, and character.  The application is available from Mrs. Conley or Mrs. Amber or a fillable application can be found on the Piggott School website under Menu- Senior Info/Scholarship. A 300 word essay is required.  Deadline is April 16, 2021.

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***The link below will give you a list of 15 Scholarship Programs available to Arkansas students.  More than 755 individual scholarships will be distributed through these 15 programs.  Students from Arkansas are eligible for all of these.    

https://studentscholarships.org/images/newsletter/spring2021_scholarship_newsletter.pdf?

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***Seniors: Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program-Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 15th year. We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.   Scholarship Deadline   -  June 12, 2021.

 Application Process-Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm Full details are available on our site.  

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

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**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.

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Good Morning!

We wanted to let you all know about a fantastic opportunity for Arkansas students and their families! The Arkansas Division of Higher Education and Sallie Mae are sponsoring a FREE webinar at 7:30 p.m. April 28th about college planning, navigating financial aid offers, and state of Arkansas scholarships and grants. The link for registration is http://bit.ly/College123s.

 

Presentation topics include:

  • Selecting a school and determining cost
  • Calculating financial need with the FAFSA®
  • Deciphering a financial aid offer
  • Finding and applying for scholarships and grants
  • Understanding student and parent loans

 

ADHE will be posting on social media multiple times before the event date.

 

Thanks!

 

Tiffany Donovan

Operational Assistant

Arkansas Department of Education

Division of Higher Education

423 Main Street, Suite 400

Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 682-1180

Work Hours: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

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