Scholarship Stacking Policies


Malvern High School Scholarship Handbook

Malvern High School no longer publishes college and scholarship search engines to sites not affiliated with the Arkansas Department of Education, the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, or the United States Department of Education. Students and parents who have questions about the legitimacy of a college and scholarship search engine may contact Mr. Williams.


Current Scholarship Opportunities
Click the name of each scholarship for a link to the application.

College deadlines listed below are priority deadlines. This means that students who apply by this deadline will be considered first. Colleges do not guarantee scholarship funding after the priority deadline.

Students must submit an admissions application to be considered for scholarships. Some colleges have a separate scholarship application.

Deadline Private and Foundation Scholarships Who Can Apply?
January 25 National Beta Club Scholarships High school seniors; Active Beta Club members as of November 1, 2017; $15 Processing Fee
January 31 Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship High school seniors
February 1 Arkansas Governor’s Distinguished Scholarships High school seniors; 32 ACT; 3.50 GPA
February 1 National Wood Flooring Association – Wood Studies Scholarship High school seniors; 25 ACT; 3.00 GPA; Must study Forestry, Environmental Science, or Natural Resources
February 5 Bill of Rights Institute – “We the Students” Essay Contest 8th through 12th grade students
March 12 American Legion Scholarships See application
April 1 Malvern Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association Scholarship Seniors; 2.50 GPA
May 14 SunTrust Bank “Off to College” Scholarship High school seniors
June 1 Arkansas YOUniversal Scholarship Application
 – Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship
 – AR Futures Grant
High school seniors
June 1 Free Application for Federal Student Aid
 – Pell Grants
 – Student Loans
 – Work-Study
Required for all college-bound high school seniors


Admissions Application Scholarship Application
November 1 University of Arkansas – Fayetteville You must request when applying.
November 15 Arkansas Tech University No separate application
November 15 Hendrix College Click here
December 1 Arkansas State University – Jonesboro No separate application
December 1 University of Arkansas – Little Rock No separate application
December 10 Central Baptist College Click here
December 15 University of Central Arkansas No separate application
December 18 University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Click here
January 15 Lyon College Details not available
January 31 Ouachita Baptist University No separate application
February 1 Henderson State University No separate application
February 15 John Brown University No separate application
March 1 Southern Arkansas University Click here
March 1 University of Arkansas – Monticello No separate application
March 1 University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff Details not available
March 1 Philander Smith College No separate application
March 1 Southern Arkansas Tech – Camden Click here
April 1 National Park College Click here
May 1 College of the Ouachitas Click here