Welcome to the Senior Page for the Class of 2023!
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 2023. There are other scholarships included in the Senior Newsletter below.
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact your Senior Counselor, Ms. Paige Edwards at email@example.com
FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)
The FAFSA for the graduates of 2022 will now be available beginning October 1, 2021. Helpful handouts were given to each Senior to help with this process fall 2021. An electronic version of a magazine with resources on scholarships and college has been sent to all parents and students through email. Be sure to read the information sent to you. If you have any questions feel free to stop by the office and visit.
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ARKANSAS STATE SCHOLARSHIPS Updated 8/2017
https://scholarships.adhe.edu/scholarships/detail/academic-challenge-scholarships Use this link to learn more about these scholarship and to apply.
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.
Starting with the 2016-17 school year students are awarded at the following rates:
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:
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.
$10,000 per year.