VHS counselor's office releases potential scholarship opportunities for seniors
American Indian Services Scholarships
35 awards equalling $10,000
Deadline: February 15, 2017
Enrolled as a matriculated student in a university, college, junior college or technical school
One-Quarter (1/4) enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe.
Undergraduate student with no more than 150 semester credits or 210 quarter credits.
Full-time or part-time status – excluding non-credit courses (minimum of 6 credits).
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 must be established and maintained after the first term/semester of college.
For more information and to fill out an application please visit:
Elks National Foundation Scholarship
Awards 250 - $4,000
Deadline: February 3, 2017
The student must complete and submit the online application. The 2017 Legacy Awards application deadline is due online by 12:00 p.m. (noon) Central Time on Friday, February 3, 2017.
Upon receipt of the application, the applicant will receive a notification that the application was received. Winners will be announced in late April 2017.
Applications and more information can be found by going to: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm
Shred Paper to Stand Against Bullying
Awards: 1 - $5,000 scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2017
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
No minimum GPA or essay required. This $5,000 easy scholarship is open to people ages 13 to 25. You must also live in the U.S. or have U.S. citizenship.
Applications can be found by going to:
Town & Country Garden Club Scholarship
The Town and Country Garden Club will award scholarship(s) of up to $500 to eligible high school seniors who are residents of Faulkner County.
Applicants must be graduating seniors, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who are planning to pursue post-secondary education in plant science related fields such as botany or horticulture, etc.
Completed applications with required attachments must arrive by Friday, March 31, 2017.
Successful applicant(s) will be notified in May, 2017.
Application forms and guidelines are available in the Counselor’s office and also available online from the Faulkner County Museum at www.faulknercountymuseum.org
High school seniors and their families are invited to Time Out for Tech 2017, hosted by the Arkansas Tech University on Thursday, January 26. The annual preview day provides prospective students with a chance to learn more about academic programs, student housing options and campus life opportunities available on the Russellville campus. Come by the Counselor's office for more information.
Time Out for Tech Schedule
8:30-9:30 - Check-in/Organizational Fair
9:30-10:30 - Opening Session
10:30 - 11:50 - Breakout Sessions
12:00 - 2:00 - Optional Sessions