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After High School Career Scholarships

National School Plant Management Association
Any graduating high school senior, college freshman, sophomore, or junior is eligible to apply for this scholarship.Up to four individuals will be selected based on the selection criteria:
1) Financial need  2)academic achievement 3) co-curricular participation 4) community service  5) essay response.
See your counselor for an application or check your email. DEADLINE: February 1, 2015
Spokeo Connections Scholarship
Write the best essay and you could win a $1000 Scholarship. Choose your topic of Causes, Ideas, or Reunion. Have at least a 3.0 gpa, essay between 1,000 - 1,600 words, attend college either in the of fall of 2015 or currently enrolled in a college. Check out the link below for more details.
Semester Essay Deadline Winners Announced
Spring 2015 December 10, 2014 January 20, 2015
Fall 2015 July 1, 2015 August 1, 2015
Spokeo Connections Scholarship


Ayn Rand Essay Contest Scholarships

The Ayn Rand institute will award over $80,000 in scholarship prize money this year. Regardless of your year in school, you are invited to enter to win one of over 500 scholarship awards.

These contests are open to students worldwide. Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length, and must be typewritten and double-spaced. Only one entry per student is allowed.

Essays will be judged on both style and content. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of the novel. Learn more at

Atlas Shrugged explores a dystopian United States where leading industrialists and businessmen refuse to allow the government to exploit their labor for the general good. The protagonist, Dagny Taggart, sees society collapse around her as the government increasingly asserts control over all industry, while the most productive citizens in society, led by the mysterious John Galt, progressively disappear.

- Read the book and choose an essay topic
- For 12th graders and college students only
- Hundreds of winners
- $10,000 top prize


Farm Credit of Western Arkansas

Deadline: May 1,  2013

$1000 Scholarship
 $500 will be mailed to you in August upon enrollment, the other $500 will be mailed to you in January upon enrollment

Who Qualifies?
  * You must be a Farm Credit of Western Arkansas member OR child of a current member OR grandchild of current member
  * Current college students who have at least one year remaining at a fully-accredited college, university, or trade program. This includes graduate-level programs. Scholarships are inteded for full-time enrollment for 2013/2014,

Selection Criteria:

   * Agricultural activites and agricultural leadership
   * School/club or organization leadership
   *Agricultural interests (short & long term goals, career aspiration, etc)
   * Academic performance (ACT/ GPA)
   * Financial Need
   * Personal reference/recommendations

What to submit:

   *Completed application form (picked up in Mrs. Yeager's office or at a Farm Credit of Western Arkansas near you)
   * Current college transcript
   *ONE (1) personal recommendation (professor, instructor, employer) in a sealed envelope included with your application.

Drop off your application at your local branch office, OR mail to

2013 Scholarship Program
ATTN: Jill Robertson
Farm Credit of Western Arkansas
3115 W. 2nd Ct
Russellville, AR 72801


The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship Fund

The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship was established to assist registered nurses with advanced preparation for positions in supervision, administration or teaching. Students must have employment prospects in specific positions in hospitals, clinics or health departments upon completion of their education, and the position must have a full-time and direct relationship to pediatric lung and respiratory control.

Aid offered

Scholarship awards are $3,000 each.


Applicants must have a current registered nurse license.


Deadline for application is May 15, and recipients are announced July 1.


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