Scholarship Calendar
Scholarships will be posted and linked here as they become available. 

‚ÄčArkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarships

Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship (Lottery) 
Award Amount: $1,000 in year one; $4,000 in years two and three; $5,000 in year four
Eligibility: A score of 19 on the ACT or ACT equivalent score. The FAFSA is required to receive this scholarship.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2017
Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarship Application

Arkansas Governor's Distinguished Scholarship
Award Amount: $10,000 per year for four years
Eligibility: A score of 32 on the ACT or a 1410 on the SAT and a 3.5 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. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2017
Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarship Application

Arkansas Higher Education Opportunities Grant (GO! Grant)
Award Amount: $1,000 ($500 per semester) for full time students
Eligibility: Student must be an Arkansas resident for at least 12 months prior to applying for the grant. Student also must meet the financial need criteria established for the GO! Grant and attend an approved Arkansas institution. FAFSA required to receive this scholarship.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2017
Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarship Application

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University of Arkansas Alumni Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen

Eligibility criteria: High School Seniors must be unconditionally admitted to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, have a cumulative high school GPA of a 3.6 and a composite ACT score of a 24 or equivalent SAT score.  
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2017
Arkansas Alumni Scholarship Application for Incoming Freshmen


Fayetteville Public Education Foundation - Marty Thurlby Deweese Study Abroad Grant
The Marty Thurlby Deweese Study Abroad Grant will provide financial support to current or former Fayetteville High School students for study or travel abroad. It is based on merit and need and encourages: (1) foreign travel; (2) the study of foreign language; (3) the exploration of other cultures, and (4) understanding of other peoples and an awareness of ourselves as world citizens. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 17, 2017 by midnight
Marty Thurlby Deweese Grant Reference Sheet
Marty Thurlby Deweese Study Abroad Grant Application

Fayetteville Public Education Foundation - Blake Croxdale Writing Award
The Blake Croxdale Writing Award is presented to a graduating senior who shows exceptional promise as a writer. In addition to the completed application, you must submit a writing sample, current transcript covering the last seven academic semesters, two photographs of yourself, and a reference by a teacher at Fayetteville High School who has knowledge of writing, i.e. English, creative writing, or journalism.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2017 by midnight
Croxdale Writing Award Application

Fayetteville Public Education Foundation - Class of 1952 Scholarship
Eligibility: This scholarship is intended for future education majors, with a preferred focus in teaching math or science. This application is for students enrolled at FHS and planning on attending the University of Arkansas for at least one year. Beore the deadline, please submit the finished application, a current transcript covering the last seven academic semesters, a photograph of yourself and two letters of recommendation. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2017 by midnight
Class of 1952 Scholarship Application

Fayetteville Public Education Foundation - Heather Spears Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: The recipient will demonstrate academic achievement and involvement in extra-curricular activities in school and the community at large. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2017 by midnight
Heather Spears Memorial Scholarship Application

Fayetteville Public Education  Foundation -  The Nathan Altman Scholarship for Creative Writing
Eligibility: Student must be enrolled at FHS as a senior. A creative writing sample must be attached along with a current transcript covering the last seven academic semesters, a photograph of yourself and two letters of recommendation.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2017 by midnight
The Nathan Altman Scholarship for Creative Writing

Fayetteville Public Education Foundation - Matthew Siebenmorgen Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: The Matthew J. Siebenmorgen Memorial Scholarship is intended for an outstanding FHS senior who will be attending a college or university upon graduation and will not likely receive other major scholarship awards. The scholarship is intended to commemorate the ideals and life of Matthew, who was an outstanding student academically, was in excellent standing among his teachers, and was dedicated to family, church and civic activities. He had a tremendous work ethic, particularly in home, community and church activities.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2017
Matthew J. Siebenmorgen Memorial Scholarship Application

Holcomb Elementary PTO Scholarship

Eligibility:  Must be an FHS senior who attened Holcomb for five years and who has achieved at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA in his/her high school coursework. It is recommended that the student has participated in extracurricular activities that demonstrate leadership or community involvement. All applications must be emailed to smware2007@gmail.com by the due date to be considered. Paper applications and recommendations will not be accepted. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2017

Holcomb PTO Application

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior who will graduate at the end of the 2016-17 school year and plan to enroll full time in undergraduate study at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational technical school for the entire 2017-18 school year; have a cumulative GPA of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; be a US Citizen; and demonstrate financial need. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The application must be submitted before 11:59 p.m. on March 2, 2017.
State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship Program Application

Leverett Student Alumni Scholarship
Eligibility: Student must be an FHS senior who attended Leverett Elementary. It is recommended that the student has participated in extra-curricular activities that demonstrate leadership or community involvement. This is a $1,000 scholarship. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 3, 2017
RECOMMENDATION LETTER DEADLINE: March 17, 2017
Leverett Student Alumni Scholarship

Vandergriff Student Alumni Scholarship
Eligibility: (1) Student must be attending and graduating from FHS; (2) Student must have attended Vandergriff Elementary School for a   minimum of one academic year; (3) Student must have have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 while at FHS. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 10, 2017

Vandergriff Student Alumni Scholarship Application


Fayetteville Junior Civic League Scholarships
Eligibility: Must be an FHS high school senior with a minimum GPA. This scholarships seeks to reward students who best exemplify character through classroom achievement, school and community involvement or work experience. Priority will be given to students who have not received more than $5,000 in academic scholarships. Ten scholarships will be given in the amount of $500 each. Recipients must attend the Senior Scholarship Program on May 16, 2017.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 10, 2017
RECOMMENDATION LETTER DEADLINE: March 17, 2017

Junior Civic League Scholarship Application

American Legion Coudret Trust Foundation and Garner Trust Foundation Scholarships
Eligibility: The student applicant must have a parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent who is a Legionnaire. The American Legion, Department of Arkansas, is offering eight scholarships to be awarded in the spring of 2017. Four of the scholarships are from the Coudret Trust Foundation in the amount of $1,000 each and are available for students who choose to attend an Arkansas or out of state institution of higher learning and four are from the Garner Trust Foundation in the amount of $2,500 each and are available to students that will attend an Arkansas college, university, technical or trade school. Both scholarships are one time awards and are not renewable. Students may apply for either or both scholarships; however, only one scholarship will be awarded per applicant.  Applications are available in the College and Career Center. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 13, 2017


Kimberly-Clark Girls on the Run Scholarship 
Eligibility Criteria: (1) Be an alumna of the Girls on the Run of Northwest Arkansas Program or Girls on the Run. Preference will be given to GOTR of NWA Alumna (family members of GOTR of Northwest Arkansas staff, board members and Kimberly Clark Corpoiration's employees are not eligible) (2) Attend an accredited college or university or vocational/technical school in the coming fall as a full-time student; (3) Have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. This is a $5,000 award that is non-renewable. Selection Criteria: (1) Demonstrate the GOTR vision of embracing joy, health and confidence in life; (2) Demonstrate leadership qualities and compassion through activities; (3) The scholarship will not be solely based on financial need. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2017
Kimberly-Clark Girls on the Run Scholarship

Feriba McNair Middle School Scholarship
Eligibility:  This scholarship is intended for any Fayetteville High School senior who attended McNair Middle School. The student must demonstrate not only superior academic achievement, but also show involvement in extra-curricular activities. The recipient must attend the FHS Senior Scholarships Program on May 16, 2017. There will be two scholarships awarded in the amount of $500 each. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 10
RECOMMENDATION DEADLINE: March 17

Feriba_McNair_Middle_School_Scholarship_2017.docx

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority - Phi Alpha Omega Chapter Memorial Academic Scholarship
Eligibility: This scholarship is offered to any graduating African American senior enrolled in a high school located in Benton, Washington and Sebastian counties.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 17, 2017
AKA HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION


Ramay Junior High PTSO Scholarship
Eligibility: (1) Must be an FHS senior who attended Ramay Junior High School for two years; (2) at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA in high school coursework; (3) recommended that the applicant has participated in extracurricular activities that demonstrate leadership or community involvement. To be considered, the applicant must complete the application and email it to ramaypto@gmail.com. Paper applications will not be accepted. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 20, 2017
RECOMMENDATION LETTER DEADLINE: April 1, 2017

Ramay PTSO Scholarship Application


Vivint Smart Home Scholarship
Eligibility: Any high school senior or college student who is a legal resident of the the U.S. may apply. The student must enroll in a college no later than September 30, 2017. The winner is not based on financial need and will be judged by the required submitted video. The student must be planning on or already enrolled in one of the eligible majors listed in the Scholarship Official Rules. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2017
Vivint Smart Home Scholarship Application

Arkansas Schoool Plant Management Association Scholarship
Eligibility:  To be considered applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in high school work and at least a 19 on the ACT. The Arkansas School Plant Management Association (ASPMA) seeks to promote continued education by offering scholarships to deserving students in recognition of their leadership, scholastic achievement and civic participation.  Any graduating high school senior planning to attend a College/University, Vocational-Technical or Trade School is eligible to apply. ASPMA awards up to $10,000 annually in increments ranging from $1000 to $5000 based on the Scholarship Committee’s evaluation of selection criteria.  Scholarships are eligible for renewal when funds are available.  
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2017
2017 ASPMA Scholarship

FHS PTSO Students of Excellence Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be an FHS senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in high school coursework. It is recommended that the applicant has participated in extracurricular activities that demonstrate leadership or community involvement. Several $250 scholarships are being offered. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 7, 2017
FHS PTSO scholarship 2017


Ozarks Electric Cooperative Scholarship

Eligibility: Current high school seniors who parents or guardians are members of Ozarks Electric are eligible to apply for the scholarship in their school. Each applicant must enroll as a full-time student in an accredited university or college, including junior, community, vocational or technical college. OECC offers a scholarship to one eligible senior from each high school in its service territory. These scholarships will be awarded annually and are non-renewable. You may pick up a paper application in the FHS College and Career Center or click on the link below to access the application online.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 21, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.
OECC Scholarship Application - click here!