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Johnson County Westside School District
1535 Rabbit Hill Rd
Hartman, Arkansas 72840
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Phone: 479-497-1991
Fax: 479-497-9037
High School Counselor

Welcome to the High School Counselor Page.

 

Below is important infomation for students looking for infomation about college scholarships.

 

Have any questions please call or email Elizabeth Nichols

enichols@westsiderebels.net

 

  • Celebration of Life Scholarship

    • for any Arkansas senior whose life has been affected by cancer

    • http://www.play4jarren.org/celebration-of-life

    • Deadline is April 1st

 

  • Textbook Brokers Scholarship
    • $250 scholarship for book rental
    • must be attending ATU Russellville or Ozark
    • Applications available in the counselor's office
    • Deadline is March 15th

 

  • AAPT Ben Farmer Scholarship
    • $2,000 award
    • Applications available in the counselor's office
    • Deadline is April 10th

 

  • Arkansas Public Health Association Scholarship
    • must have plans to enroll in a field of public health
    • must have at least a 2.5 GPA
    • must demonstrate financial need
    • application available in the counselor's office
    • Deadline is March 16th

 

 

  • AREA Scholarship
    • 2 scholarships available - each $1,000 for four years
    • one scholarship must be awarded to a child of a school district employee
    • see Mrs. Wiggins for more information
    • Deadline is April 7

 

 

  • Regions Riding Forward Scholarship
    • https://www.regions.xom/promo/black-history-scholarship
    • $5,000 and $3,500 awards
    • minimum GPA of 2.0
    • Deadline is February 28th

 

  • Sonny Smith Foundation Scholarship
    • up to 3 $1,000 awards
    • must have GPA of at least 2.7 and ACT of at least 21
    • must be majoring in a public service field
    • deadline is May 15th
    • applications available in the counselor's office

 

  • Ernest Whitelaw-Don Kinney Scholarship
    • must be of documentable Native American descent
    • $500 award
    • deadline is April 15
    • applications available in the counselor's office

 

  • Arkansas School Plant Management Association Scholarship
    • Deadline is April 1st
    •  must have at least a 3.0 GPA and at least a 19 on the ACT
    • several awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000
    • eligible for renewal when  funds are available
    • application available in the counselor's office

 

 

  • UALR LSAMP Scholarship

    • for exceptional students who are interested in majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math

    • University Science Scholars Program

      • up to $3,000/year

    • LSAMP

    • for minority students

    • $900/semester

    • more info available in the counselor's office 

 

  •  National Wood Flooring Association Scholarship
    • $1,000
    • must major in forestry related field
    • GPA of at least 3.0
    • ACT of at least 25
    • Deadline is Feb 1
    • more info in the counselor's office

 

  •  Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship
    • must be a AAA member for the 2016-17 school year
    • must submit an essay by January 13, 2017
    • $1,000 scholarship
    • more info in the counselor's office

 

  • UALR Donaghey Scholars Program
    • UALR Honors Program
    • financial packages up to $90,000
    • priority deadline is Feb 1
    • more info available in counselor's office

 

 

  • ATU Creative Writing Contest

    • must submit creative writing piece by Dec 15

    • 6 ATU scholarships will be awarded: 1-$1500, 2-$1,000, 3-$500

    • more info in the counselor's office

 

  • National Beta Scholarship Program

    • over $300,000 in scholarships

    • Application deadline Jan 26th

    • must be an eligible BETA club member

    • betaclub.org/scholarship

 

  • UAFS Art Scholarship Competition
    • students will compete for a $1,000 scholarship
    • maximum of two works can be submitted per individual
    • more info in the counselor's office
    • Works must be submitted on Feb 23 or 24

 

 

  • Hagan Scholarship
    • for high achieving students who will require financial assistance to attend college
    • each scholarship is worth up to $40,000
    • must have 3.5 or higher GPA
    • must have at least a 23 on the ACT
    • must work 240 hours in the 12 months prior to the start of each academic year of college
    • FAFSA EFC msut be less than $7,500
    • www.hsfmo.org
    • Deadline is November 15

 

 

  • American Legion Coudret Trust Foundation and Garner Trust Foundation Scholarships
    • Scholarships of $1,000 and $2,500
    • must be children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren of Americna Legionnaires
    • more info and application available in the counselor's office
    • deadline is March 13

 

 

  • United Service Academy nomination
    • more info the counselor's office
    • Deadline is Nov 1
    • for appointment to US Military Academy, US Naval Academy, Us Merchant Marine Academy, and US Air Force Academy

 

 

  • Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program
    • Recognizes outstanding community service
    • State level honorees receive $1,000 and all expense paid trip to Washington D.C.
    • http://spirit.prudential.com
    • Deadline November 8

 

 

  • Wendy's High School Heisman
    •  for scholar-athletes
    • wendysheisman.com
    • deadline October 3rd

 

 

  • P.E.O. Star Scholarship
    • $2,500
    • for high school senior women who demonstrate outstanding leadership, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service
    • minimum GPA of 3.0
    • US Citizen or permanent resident
    • interested student should see Mrs. Wiggins no later than Friday, September 23

 

  • American Legion Oratorical Contest
    • Saturday, March 11, 2017
    • $2,000 for 1st, $1,500 for 2nd, and $1,000 for 3rd
    • Department winner will compete at national level for prizes up to $18,000
    • more info in the counselor's office

 

  • Elks Most Valuable Student
    • 500 scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $50,000
    • must be US Citizen
    • optional scholarship clinic Sunday, September 18th from 2:30-4:00 @ 5504 Massard Road Ft. Smith
    • www.elks.org/enf/scholars
    • Deadline is November 30th

 

  • Questbridge National College Match

    • Full four-year scholarships to the nation's top colleges

    • Requires mostly A's in the most challenging courses and strong writing ability

    • Must have household income of less than $65,000 annually (for a typical family of four)

    • ***These scholarships are all for out of state schools - nothing local

    • apply at www.questbridge.org

    • Deadline Sept 27

 

  • Horatio Alger Scholarship

    • up to $25,000

    • must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to go to college

    • must be involved in extracurricular activities and community service activities

    • display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

    • must be a US Citizen

    • scholars.horatioalger.org

    • Deadline Oct 25