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Senior 2018 Information

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 tatkinson@bobcat.k12.ar.us.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Altha Rhea Barrows Memorial Scholarship

Due: 3/28/18

Amount: $1000

Application in the scholarship binder Must attend higher education after high school in an education field. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and must have engaged in community service.
Berryville Bobcat Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

Due: 4/18/18

AMount: $500 x 2

Application in the scholarship binder

      1. Must have participated on a Bobcat team all 4 years.

  1. Completed application and essay prompt.
BHS Alumni Association Scholarship Application

Due: 4/1/18

Amount: TBD

Application in the scholarship binder

      1. Must be senior at BHS.

      2. Awarding of the scholarship will be based on the following criteria:

40% Financial Need

20% ACT/SAT Score

20% 4 yr GPA

20% Community/School Activities

 

Caroll Electric $500 Scholarship for High School Seniors

Due: 12/19/17

Amount: $500

 Application in the Ciounselors office
  1. Must be in top 15% of class
  2. Participation in school and community activities
  3. Financial Need
  4. Served by Carrol County Electric
    (not a requirement but preference is given to those who meet this criteria)
Caroll County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Due: April 6, 2018

Amount: TBD

Application in the scholarship binder
  1. Open to all seniors
  1. Students responsible for turning in the application to the Carroll Co. Farm Bureau office by 5PM on 4/6/18. Address is 1204 Carolyn Lane, Berryville.
Cornerstone Bank Scholarship

Due: 4/6/18

Amount: $500

Application in the scholarship binder Completed application. Based on academic, extracurricular activites, awards, work experience, and financial need.
Caroll County Cattelemen Association Scholarship

Due: 4/1/18

Amount: TBD

Application in the counselor office Must comple application and turn into contact listed on the scholarship by 5PM on due date.
Caroll County Community Foundation Scholarships

Due: Varies

Amount: Varies

Application online at www.arcf.org/scholarships

This website contains 4 local scholarship opportunities;

Supercow Endowment Scholarship (AG related programs)

Ashley Lodge Scholarship (BHS student only)

Dr. Austin C. Memorial Scholarship (Medical field Only)

Poultry Federation Scholarship (Poultry Production Fmaily workers)

Carroll County Conservation District Scholarship

Due: 3/16/18

Amount: TBA

Application in the scholarship binder. For students interested in an agriculture related field of study. Students must submit completed application to the district office at 909 C Freeman Switch Rd,Berryville AR
Dr. Geoff West Bobcat Scholar Athlete

Due: April 1, 2018

Amount: 2 $500; one boy and one girl
Application in the scholarship binder Preference given to individuals who have participated in multiple sports who also excels academically and demonstrates hard work and integrity.
First National Bank of North Arkansas

Due: Arpil 1, 2018

Amount: $500

Applicaton in the scholarship binder Based on academic ability, community service, and honors/awards
Future You Scholarship

Due: 3/27/17

Amount: $500

Application in the scholarship binder

Must be a senior girl at BHS. Minimum GPA of 3.5 and must answer an essay prompt.

Gene Fahrlender/Jordan Michelleto Scholarship

Due: 4/1/18

Amount: TBA

Application in the scholarship binder 2.0 GPA or higher. Based on financial need and plans to attend a 2/4 yr college/technical school after graduation.
Harry Ruh Memorial Award

Due: 4/13/18

Amount: $100

Application in the scholarship binder Based on character, scholarship, and leadership.
John Childers Rising Start Scholarship

Due: March 28, 2018

Amount: 3-$1000

Application in the scholarship binder Must pursue a 2 year or vocational certificate after high school. Must submit completed application and official transcript.
Kiwanis Club of Berryville Scholarship

Due: 4/1/18

Amount: TBD

Application in the scholarship binder Must be a senior at BHS and plan on attending additional education after high school.
Lions Club Scholarship

Due: 3/14/18

Amount: $500

Application in the scholarship binder Based on academics, extracurricular activities, awards, financial need, and essay.
Mercy Auxilary-Berryville Scholarship

Due: 3/9/18

Amount: $1000

Application in the scholarship binder. Students must mail to contact on application Must be a senior in Carroll Co. planning to pursue a carrer in the medical area through a 2/4yr or technical school after graduating.
Tyson Food’s Scholarship

Due: 4/13/18

Amount: Varies

Application in the scholarship binder Based on financial need and academics. A parent must work at the Berryville or Green Forest plant.
Kerusso Scholarshup

Due: 4/5/18

Amount: $500

Application in the scholarship binder

          1. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

          2. Must have participated in extra-curricular activites approprate for leadership.

           3. Must excel in their selected field of study and plans to pursue continued education in Business, Ministry, Fine Arts, Drama, Graphic Design, or Architectural Design.

 

Roger Barrows Memorial Scholarship

Due: April 1, 2018

Amount: $1000

Application in the scholarship binder Scholarship for athletes who are actively involved in community service. Must have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)

The FAFSA for the graduates of 2018 will now be available beginning October 1, 2017.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Local Scholarships are now available. Application information is detailed in the monthly Senior News. See the attachments below.

ARKANSAS STATE SCHOLARSHIPS  Updated 8/2017

Academic Challenge Scholarship

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.

Requirements:

Starting with the class of 2016, the only requirement is a 19 on the ACT or ACT equivalent score, FAFSA Required. 

Academic Challenge Award Amounts

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)

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.

Requirements:

An Applicant must:

  • Have either graduated from an Arkansas public school, private school, home school or received high school equivalency diploma approved by the Department of Career Education; or
  • Verify that he or she has resided within the state for the three (3) years immediately preceding application and has either:
    - Graduated from an out-of-state high school, private school, home school or received a high school equivalency diploma approved by another state.
  • Be enrolled part-time or full-time at an approved institution of higher education in a program of study that leads to an associate degree or a certification in a STEM or regional high demand field.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA

Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship

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.

Requirements:

At least a 32 ACT (1410 SAT) and a 3.5 GPA to apply. FAFSA not required.

Award Amount:

$10,000 per year.