Arkansas Scholarships

Scholarships for students Arkansas. Some scholarships specifically open to Arkansas students, and others give preference to students in Arkansas.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Arkansas Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion Auxiliary – Department of Arkansas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to residents of Arkansas who are descendants of a veteran or other direct descendant of a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

TheDream.US National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Dream.US Scholarship Program
Amount: $25,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. Applicant must be a first time college student and intend to attend a partner college (details available on website). In addition to the national scholarship, there is location specific scholarships (states where they face paying out-of-state tuition or will not admit students to their universities).

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 2, 2018
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must currently be bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league and have bowled for three out of four years in high school.

Ralph G. Norman Scholarship
Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled in Fall 2018. Applicant must be a current Arkansas resident and recognize and understand his or her learning disability and is able to self-advocate when necessary.

Arkansas Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Arkansas Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to Arkansas residents. There are scholarships available to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Arkansas. There are over 200 scholarships available – see website for details.

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Baseball
Amount: $1,250
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding high school seniors who at one time participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia), Inc. program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university.

Bird Dog Foundation College Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Bird Dog Foundation, inc.
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are preparing to enter freshman year of college or university. Applicant must reside in Tennessee, Mississippi, or Arkansas and applicant must be a U.S. Citizen.

CASE Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Casualty Actuarial Society
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college students who have sat for an actuarial exam and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must attend a college or university in one of the following Southeastern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia.

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