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Senior 2021 Information

Welcome to the Senior Page for the Class of 2021!

The Senior News, your monthly senior newsetter, will be emailed to students and will be posted on the bottom of this webpage at the beginning of each month. ALL seniors will receive the newsletter at their school email address. Local Scholarships will not be available until the Spring Semester of 2021. There are other scholarships included in the Senior Newsletter below.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact your Senior 2021 Counselor, Ms. Paige Edwards by email at


The FAFSA for the graduates of 2021 will now be available beginning October 1, 2020. Helpful handouts were given to each Senior to help with this process fall 2020.


Scholarship Name Scholarship Amount Application Due Date


Academic Challenge Scholarship

The Academic Challenge Program provides scholarships to Arkansas residents pursuing a higher education. Funded in large part by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, the Academic Challenge Scholarship is available to students regardless of their academic status, whether just graduating from high school, currently enrolled in college, enrolling in college for the first time, or re-enrolling after a period of time out of college.


Starting with the class of 2016, the only requirement is a 19 on the ACT or ACT equivalent score, FAFSA Required. 

Academic Challenge Award Amounts

Students who were originally awarded prior to the 2016-17 school year are awarded at the following rates:

  Four Year College Two Year College
Year 1 $2000 $2000
Year 2 $3000 $2000
Year 3 $4000 -
Year 4 $5000 -


Starting with the 2016-17 school year students are awarded at the following rates:

Year 1 $1000 $1000
Year 2 $4000 $3000
Year 3 $4000 -
Year 4 $5000 -

Arkansas Future Grant (ArFuture)

Arkansas Future Grant  (ArFuture), is the newest state grant program. The purpose of this grant is to increase the education and skills of Arkansas’s workforce in an affordable manner.  The grant applies to students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) or regional high demand areas of study.  The grant will cover tuition and fees for qualifying certificate and Associate degree programs at Arkansas’ public institutions for eligible students.  The grant is available on a first come, first serve basis.


An Applicant must:

  • Have either graduated from an Arkansas public school, private school, home school or received high school equivalency diploma approved by the Department of Career Education; or
  • Verify that he or she has resided within the state for the three (3) years immediately preceding application and has either:
    - Graduated from an out-of-state high school, private school, home school or received a high school equivalency diploma approved by another state.
  • Be enrolled part-time or full-time at an approved institution of higher education in a program of study that leads to an associate degree or a certification in a STEM or regional high demand field.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA

Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship

The Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship is the most academically rigorous scholarship program offered for those graduating seniors scoring either 32 on the ACT or 1410 on the SAT, and a 3.50 academic grade point average. Those who are named National Merit Finalists or National Achievement Scholars may qualify without meeting the GPA requirement, but must still meet the ACT/SAT requirement. The scholarship pays tuition, mandatory fees, room and board up to $10,000 per year.


At least a 32 ACT (1410 SAT) and a 3.5 GPA to apply. FAFSA not required.

Award Amount:

$10,000 per year.



Local Scholarships:

Scholarship Name  Amount Deadline  Link to Application
Altha Rhea Barrows Memorial Scholarship $1,000 4/23/2021
Ashley Lodge Scholarship TBD 4/1/21


Berryville High School Alumni Association


$500-$1000 4/1/2021

Berryville Chamber of Commerce/

Jr. Chamber


Two $500 scholarships 3/15/21

Berryville Lions Club


2 $500 Scholarships 3/5/2021
Bobcat Athletic Booster Club Scholarship $500 to one male and $500 to one female. 3/19/21 at 2:00 p.m.

Carroll County

Farm Bureau


TBD 4/2/21

Carroll County Master Gardners


$250 3/31/21

Carroll Electric Cooperative 


$500 4/30/21

Charles M. Nelson Humanitarian


$500 3/15/21

CS Bank


$500 3/29/21

ES/Carroll County Board of Realtors 


$500 3/26/21

First National Bank of North Arkansas 


$500 3/16/21
John Childers Rising Star  $1,000 3/19/21



$500 3/22/21

Kiwanis of Berryville


TBD 3/12/21

Mercy Hospital Berryville  Auxiliary


$1,000.00 3/5/21

Mercy Health Foundation


$1,000 4/5/2021
Roger Barrows Memorial Scholarship $1,000 4/23/2021


Endowment for Academic Excellence in Agriculture

$500 4/1/21
Harter House Scholarship $500 4/29/2021
Bobcat Business Scholarship $500 to one male and one female, must be majoring in business. 4/28/2021
BHS Scholarship Application Varies 2/28/21 and 4/14/21