Arkansas Scholarships

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Monty’s Plant Food Company Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by Monty’s Plant Food Company through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a degree in agronomy, crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil conservation or soil science.

National Rice Month Scholarship Program

Every year, the U.S.A Rice Federation celebrates the National Rice Month in America by awarding the National Rice Month Scholarship Program funded by Dow AgroSciences to high school seniors who create projects and presentations that promote and create awareness for U.S.-grown rice as well as to demonstrate the importance and positive impact of rice agriculture in the United States.

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by NACE Foundation, a nonprofit organisation, which have a vision to support education and research projects relating to the science of corrosion.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.


Unique To Arkansas

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Helpers–production workers Team assemblers Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses
Salary: $20985 $24378 $30391
# of Open Positions: 9840 9170 7560
Competition*: 4 1.6 2.1


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Surgeons Family and general practitioners Commercial pilots
Salary: $178070 $165712 $65835
# of Open Positions: 300 750 120
Competition*: 1.7 1.6 1.7
Job Title: Radiation therapists Postmasters and mail superintendents First-line supervisors/managers of farming, fishing, and forestry workers
Salary: $59000 $54060 $50526
# of Open Positions: 180 150 240
Competition*: 4.9 2.9 3

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Arkansas Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Office clerks, general
Salary: $20193 $14910 $19198
# of Open Positions: 24790 18440 16150
Competition*: 1 1 1


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: General and operations managers Pharmacists Sales managers
Salary: $82828 $82070 $78566
# of Open Positions: 8470 1570 1570
Competition*: 0.9 1.3 0.9
Job Title: Financial managers Lawyers First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers
Salary: $71141 $66366 $58361
# of Open Positions: 2190 1950 1480
Competition*: 0.8 0.6 0.9

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Arkansas table above, which shows where jobs in Arkansas are unusually common compared to other states, the Arkansas Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.