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Scholarships and Study Aroad Grants Available to FPS Students from FPEF

Posted by Alan on February 8, 2011 4:04 PM | Filed in News |

Scholarships available:
Scholarship:                                                               Amount:            Due Date:
Marty Thurly Deweese Study Abroad                        $2,750               March 1, 2011
Blake Croxdale Writing Award                                    $1,945              March 17, 2011
Class of 1952 Scholarship                                          $1,000              March 17, 2011
Heather Spears Memorial Scholarship                        $5,100              March 17, 2011
Nathan Altman Scholarship for Creative Writing   $1,000                    March 17, 2011
Matthew William Moore Scholarship                        $5,700                  April 1, 2011
 The Fayetteville Public Education Foundation has a number of scholarships to offer Fayetteville High School Students. For more information on the scholarships, details on how to apply, and additional information, please visit our website. You may also call the Foundation office at 527-3655.
Last year the Foundation awarded $16,696 in scholarships. The total amount for 2011 is $18, 910 across 6 scholarships. For brief descriptions of the available scholarships, please see below.
The Deweese Award is for current any FHS student (10th through 12th grade) or former FHS graduate currently enrolled in college. It is need-based and for study abroad.
The Croxdale Award is for a graduating FHS senior who shows promise as a writer.
The Class of 1952 Award is for a graduating FHS senior who plans to be a future Education major, enrolling at the University of Arkansas, preferably with a focus in math or science.
The Spears Award is for a graduation FHS senior who exhibits achievement in academics, extracurriculars, and community involvement.
The Altman Award is for a graduating FHS senior who exhibits extraordinary talent in creative writing.
The Moore Award is for a graduation FHS senior who has excelled in academics and made a broad contribution to Fayetteville High School.
CONTACT: Treva Hamilton, Executive Director, Fayetteville Public Education Foundation - 479-527-3655 or trevafpef@sbcglobal.net.