Cecil L. Smith Scholarship Fund

The Cecil L. Smith Scholarship provides a one-year scholarship of up to $5,000 total to a graduate of Greenwood High School in Arkansas pursuing a college degree, community college degree, or trade school certification. Scholarship monies may be used for tuition, fees and books and will be paid directly to the awardee’s school. Ideal candidates are those who demonstrate average achievement, hard work, self-sufficiency, and financial need.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria:
Eligible applicants must be a graduating senior of Greenwood High School in Arkansas, must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and be in need of financial assistance. Selection criteria include scholastic achievement, school and community participation, demonstrated leadership potential and financial need. Preference is given to students attending public schools and universities.

All applicants must complete two short essays, provide at least one letter of recommendation and submit the FAFSA Student Aid Report in the Financial Need Section of the General Application.

One award of up to $5,000