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Senior 2022 Information

Welcome to the Senior Page for the Class of 2022!

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 2022. There are other scholarships included in the Senior Newsletter below.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact your Senior Counselor, Ms. Mattie McClenny by email at mmcclenny@bobcat.k12.ar.us

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. 

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship Name Scholarship Amount Application Due Date

ARKANSAS STATE SCHOLARSHIPS  Updated 8/2017

Academic Challenge Scholarship  (Deadline July 01)

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.

Requirements:

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

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.

Requirements:

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.

Requirements:

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

Award Amount:

$10,000 per year.

 

  • NorthArk will be here Thursday, October 21 to help students and parents with the FAFSA if they need help.
  • Have you ever used Tasseltime? This is a great college planning resource. See an introductory video here: https://youtu.be/kdncThFjZaE

 

Local Scholarships:  Please look at the dates on these applications.  They might be applications for 2020-21 school year.  An announcement will post in Google classroom and a date updated on the chart below when the new scholarship forms are available.  Thank you

Scholarship Name  Amount Deadline  Link to Application
Altha Rhea Barrows Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 31, 2022 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VbvaIXtei0L6hY7f9pZU8muDKEOy86Af/view?usp=sharing
Ashley Lodge Scholarship TBD April 1, 2022 https://www.arcf.org/apply/scholarships/

Berryville High School Alumni Association

$500-$1000 April 1, 2022 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1anPNpqA1n9L3rT2O8ny1JcFvi9FdqPN8nqpGNRpTqeE/edit?usp=sharing

Berryville Chamber of Commerce/Jr. Chamber

Two $500 scholarships March 1, 2022 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Q_zEz0Ji3ZaZ6JAbNExrBYeWcUZfCPgBiQcLzTmCK_M/edit
Berryville Lions Club Scholarship 1-$500 Scholarship April 1, 2022 at noon Open essay typed out.  Must include your need and what the local Lions Club does for the community.   Include header with name, email and phone number.  Turn back into Ms. McClenny by noon on April 1.
Bobcat Athletic Booster Club   March 11, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. See Senior Google Announcement Page for Application. 
Berryville Rotary Club Scholarship   April 8, 2022 See Senior Google Announcement Page for Application.
BHS Scholarships Varies February 25, 2022 See Senior Google Announcements Page for Application.
Carroll County Farm Bureau   March 4, 2022 See Senior Google Announement Page for Application.
Carroll County Master Gardeners 1-$250 Scholarship March 4, 2022 See Senior Google Announement Page for Application.
Carroll County Conservation District   March 18, 2022 See Senior Google Announement Page for Application.
Kerusso Scholarship 1-$500   See Senior Google Announement Page for Application.
Kiwanis Club of Berryville   March 11, 2022 See Senior Google Announement Page for Application.
Mercy Health Foundation Scholarship $1,000 April 8, 2022 See Senior Google Announement Page for Application.  Student delivers scholarship themselves.
Mercy Hospital Auxiliary  $1,000 March 4, 2022 See Senior Google Announement Page for Application.  Must be mailed by applicant.
       
       
       
Roger Barrows Scholarship 1-$1,000 See Counselor See Senior Google Announement Page for Application.
Ratzlaff Legacy Foundation   March 31, 2022 See Senior Google Announcement Page for Application.
Supercow Scholarship   April 1, 2022 https://www.arcf.org/apply/scholarships/