Scholarships Since we do not have a Career Coach any longer, all scholarships will be given to your English teacher to hand out. * Ask your parents if their job offers scholarships. * Talk with your church or pastor to see if they have scholarships. * Find out if your parents belong to organizations that have scholarships. * To qualify for the Academic Challenge Lottery Scholarship, you must have an ACT composite score of 19 or higher and be an Arkansas resident. * Start searching scholarships online. You can begin with sites such as "Fund My Future", "Cappex" and "Unigo". * When you are looking at colleges online, check out their financial aid/scholarship pages.
ACT College & Career Readiness Scholarship: For seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions. Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions.
Hagan Scholarship: To apply, you must have at least a 3.5 GPA and 23 or better ACT score. For more information, visit their website www.hsfmo.org
American Indian Center of Arkansas (AICA): 501-666-9032 www.arindianctr.org AICA offers help to eligible people of American Indian heritage in securing a job, training, and continued education. AICA works to improve the lives of native people in need. AICA offers scholarship aide to those seeking higher education and can help connect unemployed workers with new jobs or careers. Also, the AICA runs a special account to give monetary aide to those who are unable to pay bills or provide the basic necessities.
American Indian College Fund:www.collegefund.org You must attend on the the tribal colleges listed. Go to their website and click on the Students and Alumni link. On the left side of the page, you will see the link for scholarships.
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES): www.aises.org
American Indian Services: www.americanindianservices.org You must enroll in one of the participating schools. Go to their website, click on students, view the list of colleges, and fill out the application.