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Scholarship Opportunities

Benton High School Scholarship Opportunities


CJ Pony Parts, Inc., founded in 1985, is one of the nation’s largest Ford Mustang parts retailers.


They offer two $500 scholarships each year to students enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester. These scholarships are open to any field of study and are not exclusive to just automotive or related degrees.


You can find out more information from the CJ Pony Parts link below.




My name is Liz and I work with TruGreen MidSouth, a local lawn care company in Louisiana. We just recently announced the TruGreen MidSouth 2017 Scholarship Fund to benefit high school & college students who are currently pursuing studies in environmental science, green technology, plant science, biological control and related fields.  It is a $500 scholarship for the 2017 fall semester, and we'd love to get the word out!


Here is a link to the scholarship:


Ready to begin a career after high school?  Look at Elwood Staffing

Some high school seniors who aren’t college bound may be questioning what your future career path looks like.  Elwood Staffing will match you to positions with leading companies in a variety of industries and disciplines.  Students only need to fill out one application; then matched and put in front of hiring managers as to get you to work quickly.  Go to for more information.


Subject: Important information to help your students plan for college


The cost of a college education has become a critical part of the planning process for high school students and their parents. 


•           What kind of financial help is available?

•           How do I evaluate college award letters?

•           How do I increase my scholarship awards?


At Discover, we believe in providing financial literacy to high school students so they can make informed decisions during the college financial aid planning process. Visit for valuable free resources:  


•           Scholarship Sweepstakes — Beginning mid-March, students can enter to win a $2,500 Discover® Student Loans Scholarship Award.  We are giving away a total of $100,000 in scholarships to 40 individuals.  New for 2017 - Parents of eligible students can enter to win on behalf of their student.

Scholarship details may be found at  Please click on "Scholarship Awards".



•           Scholarship Search — Students and families can search over 3 million scholarships online.


•           Articles and Videos — Read up on college planning and financial aid topics, including understanding the award letter.




Seniors and Parents of Seniors,


It is time to file your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  Completing the FAFSA is the first step toward getting federal aid for college, career school, or technical school. They provide more than $150 billion in grants, work-study funds, and loans each year, but you have to complete the FAFSA to see if you can get any of that money.  FAFSA is also your application for the TOPS scholarship.  


First, go to to apply for an FSA ID #...student and parent must apply for one.


Apply for FAFSA at


The BPCC Office of Recruiting invites you to attend an informational program to learn about the College and answer any questions you may have.  Learn about admissions, financial aid, programs, and scholarships.  There is limited seating, so reserve your seats today at


All preview nights are held on BPCC's campus Building F, Room 203 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on the following dates:

February 23

April 6

April 20

June 1

June 15

July 11


Scholarship Opportunities

1.  The first scholarship is "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.

2.  The 2nd Scholarship is the "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.


3.  The 3rd scholarship was started late last year and is being offered again this year.  "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.


Shawn Harrell
PR Manager
Fashion School, Animation Career Review, Online MBA Report

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FAFSA Becomes Available October 1


The 2017-2018 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will become available on October 1, 2016. The FAFSA can be completed by current high school seniors and current college students. The FAFSA acts as the application for federal aid programs including the Pell Grant, Federal Work Study Program, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) and Stafford Loans (subsidized, unsubsidized and parent PLUS loans). The FAFSA also acts as the application for state aid programs including the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) and the Louisiana Go Grant.


For more information visit the Department's FAFSA webpage at