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Academic Challenge Scholarship
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Higher Education
423 Main Street
Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72201
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating Arkansas high school seniors who meet academic minimum standards and income requirements. Must submit FAFSA.

Amount: $2,000-$5,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available through your high school counselor. FAFSA required.
Website: http://www.adhe.edu/Pages/home.aspx

American Legion Department of Arkansas High School Oratorical Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Arkansas
Department Oratorical Chairman, Roger Lacy
P.O. Box 3280
Little Rock, AR 72203
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

Amount: $1,000-$2,000
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlegion.org

Animal Health International FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Arkansas Cheer Coaches Association Cheer Classics Team of Excellence
Sponsor: Arkansas Cheer Coaches Association
Attn.: Connie Moody
P.O. Box 1654
Heber Springs, AR 72543
Eligibility: Applicants must be senior cheerleaders who will be competing in the Cheer Classics put on by the Arkansas Cheer Coaches Association. Selection is based on the two-page essay, community service and three letters of recommendation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 17
How to apply: Applications are available online. In addition to the online form, applicants must submit a two-page essay and three letters of recommendation.
Website: http://www.arkansascheercoaches.com

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Conservation Scholarship
Sponsor: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
2 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
Eligibility: Applicants must be Arkansas residents who are high school seniors or undergraduate or graduate-level college students. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or above and must be planning to pursue a career in natural resources conservation. They cannot have received full scholarship or grant funding from another source. Selection is based on the standardized scoring of each application as a whole.

Amount: Up to $2,000 per semester
Deadline: June 20
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, essay, official transcript, three personal references, one recommendation letter, photograph and statement of intent to pursue a four-year degree (for those currently attending a two-year institution) are required.
Website: http://www.agfc.com

Arkansas Public Health Association Annual Scholarships for Arkansas Students in a Public Health Field
Sponsor: Arkansas Public Health Association
Scholarship Chair
P.O. Box 250327
Little Rock, AR 72225
Eligibility: Applicants must be Arkansas residents who are high school seniors, high school graduates, GED holders or college sophomores or above at the undergraduate level. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or more and must demonstrate financial need. They must be enrolled at or have plans to enroll at a vocational school, technical school, two-year college or four-year college or university. Students must be interested in pursuing a career in public health. Selection is based on GPA, professional public health goals, previous involvement in the health care field and financial need.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: March 16
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcripts, explanation of financial need, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.arkpublichealth.org/scholarships/

Arkansas Service Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: Arkansas Community Foundation
1400 W. Markham
Suite 206
Little Rock, AR 72201
Eligibility: Applicants must be Arkansas residents who plan to attend an institution of higher learning in the state. Scholarships are awarded by local Arkansas Community Foundation chapters.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arcf.org

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
9817 Miller Road
Sherwood, AR 72120
Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Applicants must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and have bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and achieved an ACT composite score of 20 or SAT composite score of 1410.

Amount: $750
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.
Website: http://www.southernbowlingcongress.org/

Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Boys Baseball
P.O. Box 8263
Dothan, AL 36304
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://baseball.dixie.org

Dixie Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Youth Baseball, Inc.
Johnny Berthelot, Chairman Scholarship Committee
110 South Bolivar Street
Suite 207
Marshall, TX 75670
Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.
Website: http://youth.dixie.org/

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend a post-secondary institution in the FCC Fifth Call District (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi or New Mexico) and be studying for a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field. Preference is given to applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but must be sent in by mail.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

Governor's Scholars Program
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Higher Education
423 Main Street
Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72201
Eligibility: Applicants must be Arkansas graduating high school seniors who will attend an Arkansas college or university. Selection is based on academic achievement, test scores and leadership. A minimum ACT score of 27, SAT score of 1220 or 3.5 GPA in academic courses is required.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available through your high school counselor and online.
Website: http://www.adhe.edu/Pages/home.aspx

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/programs/students/scholarships/

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Markley Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a college/university in the former NACA South Central Region (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX); must be enrolled as juniors, seniors or graduate students at a four-year institution or as sophomores at a two-year institution and must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. Only ELECTRONIC applications and supporting documents submitted through the online scholarship application will be accepted.
Website: https://www.naca.org/FOUNDATION/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

MFA Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: MFA Incorporated
201 Ray Young Drive
Columbia, MO 65201
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who live in an area where a sponsoring MFA agency is located. They must have plans to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university no later than September 1 of the application year. Selection is based on character, extracurricular activities and financial need.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the applicant's high school counselor. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.mfa-inc.com

R. Preston Woodruff, Jr. Scholarships
Sponsor: Arkansas Student Loan Authority
3801 Woodland Heights
Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72212
Eligibility: Students must be a resident of Arkansas and be enrolled or planning to enroll in an undergraduate program at a postsecondary education institution in Arkansas with at least a half-time schedule. Applicants must be a high school senior or current college student.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.asla.info