Welcome to the Senior Page for the Class of 2018!
The Senior News, your monthly senior newsetter, will be emailed to student 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. Copies of scholarship information, as listed on the newsletter, will be available in the scholarship book outside the counselor's office. Most applications are now online, but the select few paper applications will also be available in the scholarship binder.
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact your Senior 2018 counselor, Mrs. Tiffaney Atkinson, at email@example.com.
FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)
The FAFSA for the graduates of 2018 will now be available beginning October 1, 2017. See the document posted below titled 2017-18 FAFSA Updates, to be most prepared for the new process.
Local Scholarships are now available. Application information is detailed in the monthly Senior News. See the attachments below.
ARKANSAS STATE SCHOLARSHIPS Updated 8/2017
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.
June 15, 2017
Starting with the class of 2016, the only requirement is a 19 on the ACT or ACT equivalent score, FAFSA Required.
|Year First Awarded||4 Year School||2 Year School|
|2013-14||$2000 (1st year)||$2000|
|2013-14||$3000 (2nd year)||$2000|
|2013-14||$4000 (3rd year)||$2000|
|2013-14||$5000 (4th year)||$2000|
|2016-17||$1000 (1st year)||$1000|
|2016-17||$4000 (2nd year)||$3000|
|2016-17||$4000 (3rd year)||-|
|2016-17||$5000 (4th year)||-|
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.
July 01, 2017
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.
February 01, 2017
At least a 32 ACT (1410 SAT) and a 3.5 GPA to apply. FAFSA not required.
$10,000 per year.