Harmony grove high school COUNSELOR'S corner



​E-Mail:  ssimmons@harmonygrovesd.org



SCHOLARSHIPs (The scholarships in RED are from 2016-2017 school year so that you may get an idea of the scholarships that will be available.  I will post 2017-2018 scholarships in BLUE)  Please don't miss the "ANNOUNCEMENTS" section at the end of the scholarships.  I will list the most recent announcements and scholarships, first.


2/15/18 - Kiwanis Club of Saline County Scholarship - $6,000 possible - $750 per semester, renewable for up to four years - Deadline April 20 to Mrs. Simmons - See file drawer under K

2/13/18 - Junior Auxiliary of Saline County Scholarship - $3,000 - deadline April 6 to Mrs. Simmons, 3:15 - see Mrs. Simmons' file drawer under J

2/9/18 - W.R. Alsobrook Scholarship - $2,500 - Saline county students only - Deadline March 16 - Mrs. Simmons file drawer under W

2/9/18 -
This scholarship opportunity was emailed to me so I wanted to forward.  As with any scholarship, online, please always use caution in what you are providing.  No ss#'s, no bank account information, etc.

I am pleased to announce that my company is offering 3 scholarships, of $1000, $500 and $250. These scholarships are open to all nationalities and there are no fees to apply. They are all offered on a continuous basis so they will be available for 2019 and onwards.
It would be great if you can post this scholarship on your website or just share the opportunity with students.
You can find more info here: https://www.a1autotransport.com/a-1-auto-transport-scholarship/

2/5/18 - Arauca Scholarship - Does not list an amount but I would think it would be worth the application process - deadline March 15 - see Mrs. Simmons file drawer under A

2/5/18 -

The Arkansas Community Foundation lists several scholarships that may relate to YOU!!! please browse the scholarships at:  http://www.arcf.org/Students/BrowseScholarships.aspx

2/1/18 - Anne Pressly Scholarship Endowment
• $2,000
• Apply: Online
• To memorialize the legacy of Anne Pressly and support the education of young women who plan to pursue a career in Journalism.  search for ARFC community foundation scholarships

2/1/18 - Alcoa Community Federal Credit Union - Must be graduating from a Saline County School - $1,000 - deadline 5/1/18 - see file drawer under A in Mrs. Simmons office

2-1-18 - Native American Scholarship (Ernest Whitelaw-Don Kinney Scholarship) - $500 - Must be documentable Native American descent from a federally recognized tribe - requires a CDIB card or tribal enrollment documentation - if not sure, please contact the American Indian Center 800-441-4513 - see Mrs. Simmons file drawer under N

1/31/18 - For those students who have applied for the UALR-CLC scholarship - no notices have been sent yet - They are getting final approval on some changes and will get the letters out soon

1/31/18 - Noah Spencer Lowrance Memorial Scholarship - $500 - honoring a senior who is involved in art and/or band - Deadline March 2 - See Mrs. Simmons' file drawer under N

Scholarship opportunity from SAU:

1/31/18 - We need your help in spreading the word! We are quickly approaching the February 1st deadline of SAU’s most prestigious award, the Hallman Scholarship. We want to make sure every student that qualifies has the opportunity to apply. The scholarship awards $17,000 per year to incoming freshmen women with an ACT score of 26 or above in the College of Science and Engineering. Criteria and applications are available at www.saufoundation.org or call 870-235-4078 with questions.

1/29/18 - Minority students planning to attend UALR - Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program - visit http://ualr.edu/lsamp - encourage you to apply by February 1 but will still accept applications after Feb. 1

1/29/18 - Harmony Grove Music Booster's Scholarship - $500 (one male, one female) - Deadline March 26, 2018, 3:15- See application in Mrs. Simmons' file drawer under H

1/29/18 - Arkansas Federal Credit Union Scholarship - $5,000 - Must be a member or child of a member - Deadline March 16, 2018 to the credit union - See Mrs. Simmons file drawer under A

1/23/18 - Janet B. Carson Scholarship - preference given to those pursuing a degree in plant science related field (horticulture, botany, agronomy, forestry, plant science, turf management, landscaping or design -website for application is: https://www.uaex.edu/yard-garden/master-gardeners/default.aspx - march 10th deadline

1/23/18 - The RINECO Scholarships are available!!!! - Open to only Harmony Grove Seniors - Four Scholarships: $10,000, $7,500, $5,000, $2,500 - Deadline February 23rd - Mrs. Simmons file drawer under R

1/23/18 - If you plan to attend UA-Pulaski Tech and have a 21 in Math, 19 in reading, and 19 in English, on the ACT - you can earn a full chancellor's scholarship- apply at the following link: