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Scholarships available for local seniors

By submitted, 01/27/22 4:06 PM

PRESCOTT – Though the second semester of school just started, it’s already¬† time for seniors to begin applying for scholarships to help pay for their college or post-secondary education.

Here are some local scholarships available for area students, the requirements for them and deadline for applying.

Local Scholarships

Junior Auxiliary of Nevada County

  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, enrolled in a college, university or vacation/technical school as a full time student
  • Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  • Deadline: March 31st

Prescott Kiwanis Club

  • Applicant must have a minimum composite score of 20 on the ACT.
  • Applicant must provide a list of volunteer hours, honors, and demonstrate financial need
  • Deadline: March 31st

Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a Nevada or Prescott High School Senior
  • Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to be considered for the scholarship and preference will be given to those with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better.
  • The applicant must plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college or technical school.
  • Two letters of recommendation must be submitted with application:
    • One from a counselor or teacher from your school.
    • One from a person in your community or a church member.
  • Applicant must write a paragraph on their career goals.
  • Deadline: April 8th

Nevada County Farm Bureau

  • Student or Parent must be a member of the Nevada County Farm Bureau for at least 2 years.
  • Student will attend an Arkansas College.
  • Student will maintain a 2.5 GPA in college and have had a 3.0 average or higher in high school.
  • Student must be a high school senior in good standing.
  • Students that want to major in agriculture will be given priority but the scholarship may be awarded to a non-agriculture field.
  • Student must be recommended by the high school
  • Deadline: May 1st