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Scholarship Information

Arkansas Academic Challenge and the FAFSA (Pell Grant) applications open Oct 1

8 Steps to Filling Out the FAFSA

FSA ID website:

FAFSA website:

Here are some links to help:


o   Financial Aid Toolkit -


Tassel Time Scholarship Data Base  is an amazing tool to search for scholarships, find resources about college, and just about anything else pertaining to life after high school.  Email Ms. Shanks for the username and password. 


Upcoming Deadlines

Valley Springs Alumni Class of 1985 Scholarship Due April 29 email or share to Ms. Shanks

AR Trucking Assoc Carl Tapp Technichiam Scholarship Due April 30

College Board Scholarships
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attending post–high school, undergraduate, and career technical education programs.
Various scholarhsips with Revolving deadlines:
John McCain Scholarship app link
Aircraft Electronics and Flight Training app link 
Architects app link 
Dental Hygene Scholarships for 2 or 4 year degrees: app link 
Funeral Service app link
New York Times Writing and Fine Arts Portfolio app link
Nursing app link
Pharmacy and related fields app link
For the Visually Impaired app link
Welding app link  or Arc Welding projects app link
Arkansas Jobs with related Scholarships at Explore Arkansas Careers
How to Pay For College Magazine
Sallie Mae Paying for College

The best source of information about Arkansas Colleges and funding for those colleges can be found at the Arkansas

Department of Higher Education website:

USA Today:  Top 10 Scholarship Search Engines:

Career OneStop Scholarship Finder

The Christian Connector provides a free Christian college information and scholarship service.

ACT Financial Aid eBook



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