Arkansas State Scholarships

By | July 11, 2016

Arkansas State Scholarships


Arkansas Chamber Singers Vocal/Choral Music Scholarship

This opportunity, presented by Arkansas Chamber Singers, offers two scholarships totaling $1,500 to two high school seniors who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and intend to major in music with a concentration in vocals at an accredited four-year college or university. Students must submit official transcripts along with the completed application, and three letters of recommendation. A personal essay should explain the applicant’s passion for music and singing as well as intended career path after graduation. The scholarship deadline is updated annually on the website. More information can be found online.

Southern Automotive Women’s Forum Scholarship

This scholarship that is provided by the Southern Automotive Women’s Forum is available to women pursuing a two or four-year undergraduate or graduate degree in a STEM field of study culminating in a career within the automotive industry. Scholarship recipients are eligible to receive between $500 and $5,000 depending on the number of applicants. In order to be eligible, women must be either a high school senior, have graduated or earned a GED. Evidence of or plans to enroll in an accredited institution of higher education in Arkansas and academic transcripts reflecting a minimum GPA of 2.5 or 3.0 for a college major must be submitted. Application deadline is updated annually on the organization’s webpage. More information can be found on the website.

National Independent Automobile Deals Association Foundation

This automobile association offers four regional merit-based awards of $3,500 each to high school seniors of either gender living in Arkansas and other designated regions throughout the U.S. Applying students must have an outstanding academic record as well as competitive SAT and ACT scores. Transcripts and test results must be submitted with the application package. The scholarship deadline is March 18, 2017.

Arkansas High-Tech Scholarship Program

The state of Arkansas annually offers twenty $500 renewable scholarships to high performing high school graduates who are enrolling or have intention to enroll full-time in a high-tech program of study at an accredited institution of higher education in Arkansas. Successful candidates can demonstrate a minimum GPA of 2.5, and fulfill the SAT and ACT score requirements. The scholarship deadline is updated annually on the website. You can find more information on the scholarship can be found on their website.

Bird Dog Foundation Essay Contest

Presented by the Bird Dog Foundation Inc., this scholarship foundation offers two $1,500 scholarships to promote education and training in the areas of wildlife and the conservation. Eligible entrants are high school seniors living in Arkansas, who intend to enroll in an accredited college or university and are a U.S. citizen. Competitors must submit a 900 – 1,000 word essay on a topic selected from the predetermined list provided by the corporation. The essay deadline is April 15, 2017. Please find more specific information about topics, rules, and other criteria are online.


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