HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Harmony grove high school COUNSELOR'S corner

MRS. SUSIE SIMMONS, COUNSELOR

501-778-6247

​E-Mail:  ssimmons@harmonygrovesd.org

COLLEGE NIGHT PRESENTATION - SEP 2018



2018 COLLEGE NIGHT PRESENTATION

SCHOLARSHIPs (The scholarships inRed are from 2018-2019 school year so that you may get an idea of the scholarships that will be available.  I will post 2019-2020 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.

11/20/19:  Scholarship for those considering the field of IT:  https://www.electric.ai/mobile-device-innovation

11/8/19 -  It is an essay scholarship on the topic of solutions for distracted driving. The essay prompt is:

"Create a “Distracted Driving Family Plan” within which you address the safety of your family by proactively committing to a plan that avoids the occurrence(s) of distracted driving by you and the members of your family."

You can view the scholarship here: https://www.hurtcallbert.com/scholarships/

There will be three scholarships awarded, ranging from $2,500 to $1,000. The deadline to apply is March 17th 2020.

If you could share this scholarship on your website, scholarship database, social media, etc. I would appreciate it. We are trying to get the word out!

10/21/19 - National School Plant Management Scholarship:  https://nspma.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2020-NSPMA-Scholarship-Application-1.pdf

​11/5/19 - Scholarship for students of active military - gilmanscholarship.org

2018-2019 Scholarships: 

3/27/19 - Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship - must be enrolled in a two year or less career or technical degree/certificate program - demonstrate financial need - apply at:  application.horatioalger.org - by June 15

3/12/19 - Arkansas Activities Association - Centennial Bank Scholarships - scholar/athlete - 3.0 gpa - act of 21 or higher -$1,000 -  apply using this link:  http://members.ahsaa.org/public/userfiles/media/cenbankform1819.pdf

3/7/19 - If you are a female student, interested in teaching, please see the scholarship posted onto the senior google classroom page.

3/7/19 - I have posted the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Application on the senior google classroom page.  There will be a winner from Harmony Grove!!

3/6/19  IF YOUR STUDENT IS RECEIVING A SCHOLARSHIP, FROM A COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY, PLEASE HAVE THEM OR YOU LET ME KNOW THE SCHOOL, AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP, AND THE NAME OF THE SCHOLARSHIP - I WANT TO INVITE A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE INSTITUTION TO PRESENT AT COLLEGE SIGNING DAY!!

2/21/19 - The Brandon Lee Crookham Memorial Athletic Scholarship is now available on the senior google classroom page.  This is a Harmony Grove only scholarship!!

2/19/19 - I have posted the Arkansas Federal Credit Union Application onto the Seniors google classroom page.

2/11/19 - I have posted the $2,000 scholarship from The Society of American Military Engineers for seniors interested in an engineering or related field.

2/11/19 - I have posted the Harmony Grove Alumni Scholarship Application onto the Seniors Google Classroom page.  Deadline March 29 to Mrs. Cotten.

2/6/19 - Seniors interested in a law degree- Wilshire Law Firm Student Scholar Award - $1,000 - 3.0 gpa or higher - community involvement - 600 word essay describing the college major they are interested in and why -
https://livecdn-zusotzgvi)q8xnr.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2019-student-scholar-award-application.pdf or visit Wilshire Law Firm Scholarship application - email:  scholarship@wilshirelawfirm.com


2/4/19 - The Alcoa Community Federal Credit Union application is out for $1,000.  Posted to the senior classroom page.

1/25/19 - The Judith Bean Memorial Scholarship has been posted to the senior classroom page.  It is a $2,000 scholarship awarded to a senior attending Harmony Grove School

1/25/19 - The Rineco/Heritage Scholarship was posted.  It is actually four scholarships in the amounts of:  $10,000, $7,500, $5,000, and $2,500

1/25/19 - I have posted the Junior Auxiliary Scholarship onto the senior classroom page.

1/16/19 - I have posted four scholarships onto the senior google classroom page.  DocHub has been downloaded onto the chromebooks, enabling the seniors to type onto the scholarship application and print.  The following are scholarships downloaded:

Noah Spencer Lowrance Memorial Scholarship, Harmony Grove Music Boosters Scholarship, National School Plant Management Association Scholarship, and Play4Jarren Foundation Scholarship.

12/7/18 -

Video/essay scholarship about how students plan to be "champions" in their chosen fields in order to help their communities. It is open to any student who has been accepted to a college or university in Georgia.

 In order to apply, students must submit a video and short essay.

 You can view the scholarship here: www.thechampionfirm.com/reports/georgia-future-champions-scholarship



12/6/18 -

Scholarship opportunity:
 Please contact Guy Choate if you have any questions (guy@argentareadingseries.com).
THE ARGENTA READING SERIES HIGH SCHOOL WRITING CONTEST Presented by the William F. Laman Public Library System of North Little Rock Winner will receive $1,000, and three other finalists will receive $500 each.
ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must meet all of the following criteria·        Must be a student in grade 10-12 at an Arkansas high school or have earned a GED within 12 months of the contest entry deadline.·        Must attend an accredited Arkansas college or university after graduation.·        If chosen as a finalist, entrants must be able to read the piece in front of a live audience at Argenta Reading Series in North Little Rock on March 30, 2019.·        Must meet submission requirements listed below. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
To enter, email one piece of original, unpublished prose writing—fiction or creative nonfiction—to guy@argentareadingseries.com with the subject line: ARS Writing Contest 2019. Academic work will not be considered unless it has a creative bent. Works should be between 1,000-3,000 words in length. Send file as an attached PDF, not a Google Document. LINK TO ADDITIONAL:
https://www.argentareadingseries.com/writing-contest?fbclid=IwAR0cvVYuONUs7nchXETeD8ydNXphszsl8ZCuyLUU--1-zYTiknU5CccLZ-s



12/4/2018 -

The Saline Health Foundation 2019  scholarship applications are now open. . Please see link below for link to access more information regarding our scholarships. I don't believe that you have to be majoring in a health related field.  PLEASE APPLY!!!!

https://www.salinehealthfoundation.org/scholarships/



11/8/18 - AAFC Scholarship - $1,000 and will continue if requirements are met - gpa of 3.0 or above - download the scholarship at:  www.theaaea.org - click constituent groups - AAFC, then AAFC Scholarship - January 10 deadline

10/1/2018 -

Today is the first day that you can file for FAFSA and the LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP!!!

For FAFSA log onto:  www.fafsa.gov - parent and student should get an FSA ID before filling out the FAFSA - Every student MUST fill out FAFSA or NO financial aide will be awarded, including the Lottery Scholarship!!!

For the lottery scholarship:  http://scholarships.adhe.edu - scroll down to START and begin filling out the information - this does not take long to do - you qualify if you have at least a 19 on the ACT or a comparable score on the ACCUPLACER!! - remember your login and password - you will have to log back in around April in order to accept the scholarship



9/10/18 -

SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship - $2,000 Award

For students who have acted as caregiver to an adult friend or relative in any capacity:

https://www.senioradvice.com/senior-caregiver-scholarship-spring-2019

https://www.senioradvice.com/news-room/senioradvice-announces-spring-2019-scholarship-award