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American Legion Scholarship

702 Victory Street, PO Box 3280, Little Rock, AR  72203 

Phone (501) 375-1104           Fax (501) 375-4236      Toll free (877) 243-9799

Email: alegion@swbell.net    Complete rules and qualifications are at the web site:  www.arlegion.org/programs/scholasrhips.html 

4 Scholarships for $1,000 each and 4 scholarships for $2,500 each. 

  • 1.  Must be children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren of American Legkionnaires in good standing for 2 or more consecutive years.  Step children of living Legionnaires may apply if their parent is currently married to Legion Members. 
  • 2.  Applicant or Legionnaire must be a resident of Arkansas. 
  • 3.  Must have received a high school diploma or the equivalent by the time this scholarship will be awarded or be a graduate of a two-year college from an Arkansas Institution.
  • 4. The scholarship application must be submitted by the student and signed by his or her parent or legal guardian. 
  • 5.  Applicants must provide: one character reference in business letter format from an official of the student’s school, one letter of endorsemenet from an American Legion Post Officer (local preferred), and one from an unrealted person belonging to none of the above. 
  • 6.  A certified copy of the student’s transcript along with ACT or SAT scores and class rank. 
  • 7.  A declaration of support for the Preamble to the Consitution of the American Legion, as printed on the application. 
  • 8. A Drug-Free Pledge is required as printed on the application. 
  • 9. One color photograph (approx. 3x5) and written authorization to use it.  The photograph will be used for press releases. 
  • 10. On a separate sheet of paper, using an essay format, provide a brief autobiography.  Be sure you describe your plan for achieving your educational and career goals and what led you into this career pathway.  Explain your experiences and activities that were helpful in developing your leadership skills and justify why you are the most qualified to receive this scholarship.

Complete information was emailed to all students.  This is a one-time award.  Deadline for applications is March 11, 2022. 

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

$20,000 (150)

Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2021, at 5 p.m. Eastern.

Deadline: October 31, 2021

Hagan Scholarship

This is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship designed to help rural students graduate college debt-free.  Recipients must have financial need and must graduate from one of over 6,000 eligible publick high schools listed on the HSF website.  The scholarship provides up to $48,000 over four years to attend college and other benefits.  Hagan Scholars from 43 states are currently attending 378 colleges and universities.  Over six hundred more scholarships can be awarded in April 2022.  Visit the HSF website for more information. www.hsfmo.org  Email: scholarships@hsfmo.org 

Applications open September 1 and close December 1, 2021

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • 1.  Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • 2.  Must attend an eligible public high school.
  • 3.  Must have a 3.75 cumulative grade point average. 
  • 4.  Must enroll at an eligible four-year college or univeristy the first semester following high school graduation. 
  • 5.  Must work 240 hours during the tweleve months prior to fall semester college enrollment. 
  • 6.  Must provide the FAFSA SAR showing the EFC.  Must be Pell Grant eligible.
  • 7.  Must apply for Federal and State grants, if eligibile. 
  • ​8.  Must not have been convicted of a felony. 

Create Real Impact Scholarship

$1500    https://createrealimpact.com/contestrules/

Create an original work showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION or STRATEGY to fix the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving.  Deadline: November 12

Maryknoll Scholarships

$1000

Tell a true story of when you saw someone sharing God’s love through an act of kindness and how that inspired you to act in a similar way.   Deadline: November 16

National Space Club Scholarship

$10,000

Provided to a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student with definite plans to pursue a career in the STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics).  Deadline: November 30

Notice: OPEN NOW: Earn a chance at a $500 scholarship for completing the FAFSA.

  • 500 Complete the FAFSA scholarships will be awarded in October, November, and December.
  • Get help from Wyatt, a free FAFSA assistance chatbot that you can text with. Click here getfafsahelp.org to sign up.

Dell Scholars Program

https://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

  • Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12
    View list of approved CRPs ►

  • Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year

  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance

  • Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college

  • Plan to enroll full time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation

  • Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA

  • Closes December 1

The Science Ambassador Scholarship

https://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/

A full–tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math. Funded by Cards Against Humanity. Applications close December 13th, 2021

Burger King Scholarship

http://www.burgerkingscholars.com/

Must be a high school senior and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption for the entire 2022-23 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school.

 

Horatio Alger Scholarships

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-us/

Open for High School Juniors.  They like to help students who have faced and overcome obstacles in their lives. 

Opens December 1, 2021 through March 15, 2022

Senior Planning Social Work and Eldercare Scholarship

https://www.seniorplanning.org/senior-planning-social-work-eldercare-award/

Eligibility Requirements

Residency: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Current Applicant Status: High School Senior or Undergraduate with less than 90 credit hours

Application Requirements

Application Essays

Proof of eligibility information

Deadline

Scholarship renews each semester and must be submitted by July 31st for Fall applications or December 15th for Spring applications

Award Amount

Between one and five annual awards shall be made. The first place winner shall receive no less than $900 dollars.

Opens October 15 and closes December 15

Travel Nurse Across America Scholarship

https://tnaa.com/scholarship/?gclsrc=aw.ds&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=BMDi%20-%20DSA%20-%20General&utm_term=tnaa&utm_content=BMDi%20-%20DSA%20-%20General

$2,500 Nursing Scholarship for BSN Degree

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete the full application by the January 1, 2022, deadline. (Spring 2022)
  • Students must be enrolled full-time, in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better, and continuing their education at an accredited institution.
  • If selected, the applicant must provide proof of active enrollment and a copy of high school or college transcripts.

Thiel High School Fellowship

https://thielfellowship.org/

Be under 22 years old.

Be interested in designing and building something new

$100,000.

Taco Bell Foundation-Live Mas

https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/?msclkid=e84f164d4f5814006e68779e5d4bc72e&gclid=e84f164d4f5814006e68779e5d4bc72e&gclsrc=3p.ds

HOW TO ENTER

Submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that addresses these questions:
  • What is your passion and how are you currently pursuing it?
  • How do you plan to use your passion to uniquely make a positive change in your community or the world?
  • How will your education help enable you to pursue your passion and make a change?

Mercy Hospital Berryville Auxiliary Scholarship

Must be high school senior in Carroll County planning to pursue a career in the medical area through a four year, two year or technical college after graduation from high school.

Due by Friday, March 4, 2022

Application sent out over class announcement page or can pick up a copy in the counselor’s office.  Applicant is responsible for mailing the application themselves.

Carroll County Conservation District Scholarship

Must be high school senior in Carroll County planning to pursue a career in the agriculture related studies.

Due by Friday, March 18, 2022

Application sent out over class announcement page or can pick up a copy in the counselor’s office.  Applicant is responsible for mailing the application themselves. 

Windgate Scholarship

Must be a full time or part time art major.  This scholarship is offered through the University of Central Arkansas.  Be sure to read all the instructions carefully and include all material requested. 

Postmarked by Friday, March 18, 2022

Application sent out over class announcement page or can pick up a copy in the counselor’s office.  Applicant is responsible for mailing the application and all requested materials.

Men’s College Scholarship

https://foundationfe.org/highschoolscholarship/ 

Must be: graduating high school senior in the United States and identify as male.

Deadline for submission is April 1, 2022 

Ernest Whitelaw-Don Kinney Scholarship

Application can be found under the Google Classroom page for seniors.

Must be: graduating high school senior in the United States and Native American

Deadline for submission is May 15, 2022