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important announcements

**Seniors-THE FAFSA and Youniversal APPLICATIONs open OCTOBER 1! For more information on Federal and State aid visit FAFSA.ED.GOV and SCHOLARSHIPS.ADHE.EDU


Current Scholarship Information

Deadline

December 15-Burger King Scholars Program: Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. Apply online here: http://bit.ly/2qlARXR

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December 20-Clyde and Thelma Koon Memorial Scholarship-In memory of Superintendent Clyde Koon and 3rd grade teacher Thelma Koon. A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior that best meets the following criteria: Possesses a clear Christian testimony and his/her life will demonstrate a vital relationship with Jesus Christ; effectively utilizes God-given talents through service in their church or community; and has at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Applications can be picked up in the counseling center or downloaded here: http://bit.ly/2RNERf7 **Electronic copies WILL NOT be accepted. Please turn in by hand to the counseling center.**

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December 31- Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Scholarships: The ASHOF awards nine $1,000 scholarships to deserving AR student-athlete seniors. Applicants must be attending an Arkansas college as a freshman the following fall 2020 and must be an essay must be submitted. Only the first 100 essays will be reviewed, so apply early! For more details and a copy of the application, visit https://www.arksportshalloffame.com/scholarships

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January 1- Arkansas Chamber Singers Vocal/Choral Music Scholarship: Available for graduating seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and plan to major in vocal/choral music at a four-year institution. The student must also be enrolled in the choral music program at the high school they attend. Essay is required and all applicants are required to attend an audition and interview. For additional details and an application, visit https://www.ar-chambersingers.org/vocal-choral-music-scholarship.html.

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January 6-National Wild Turkey Federation Academic Scholarship: Applicants must be a member of the National Wild Turkey Federation or become a member as well as hold a current hunting license. Essay and three letters of reference will be required along a completed application. Applications can be picked up in the counseling center or downloaded here: http://bit.ly/2RR3JCH

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March 13-American Legion Coudret Trust and Garner Trust Scholarships: The American Legion of Arkansas is offering 8 scholarships (4 Coudret Trust and 4 Garner Trust). The Coudret Trust Scholarship ($1,000) is available to students who choose to attend an AR or out of state institution of higher learning. The Garner Trust Scholarship is available to students that will attend an AR college, university, or technical school. Applicants must be children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren of American Legionaries. For an application and full list of requirements, please stop by the counseling center or download here: http://bit.ly/2YKE3ZS

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Varies THEA Foundation 2019: Scholarship Competitions- Offering scholarships for students with talent in the areas of visual arts, fashion design, performing arts, spoken word, creative writing, and film. Register online at: https://www.theafoundation.org/scholarships

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Varies College Board Scholarships: When it comes to college, it’s never too early to explore, research, and dream. And you’re not alone: We’re here to help guide you through that journey. 

Visit : https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/ for more details

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Opens January 2020-Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs-provides scholarships up to $3,500 for students pursuing degrees that will lead to manufacturing careers. Visit https://www.nutsandboltsfoundation.org/scholarship... for full details and application 

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