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AAC F A M I L Y & F R I E N D S


stepchildren and grandchildren of Arkansas county and district officials and employees. “Providing scholarships to the relatives of county and district officials and employees has been a positive endeavor for the AAC for 30 years,” said Chris Villines, AAC executive director. “We are proud to carry on the tradition of the Scholarship Trust and look forward to the qualified applicants every year. Education is the key to a fundamentally sound future and we are pleased to impact the futures of our scholarship recipients.” Some of the requirements for applicants include a minimum 3.0 grade point average, a minimum ACT score of 18, high school graduate of Arkansas and all recipients must be a child,


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AAC’s scholarship tradition carries on impact for recipients


he Association of Arkansas Counties established a Scholarship Trust in 1985 for the purpose of pro- viding college financial assistance to the children,


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AAC scholarships provided more than $175,000


grandchild, adopted child, or stepchild of a current or retired county employee of Arkansas.


Te deadline for 2015 scholarship applications is May, 1, 2015. Along with the Association of Arkansas Counties, the following affiliate associations contribute to the scholarship trust annually: •The County Judges Association of Arkansas •The Arkansas County Clerks Association •The Arkansas Circuit Clerks Association •The County Collectors Association of Arkansas •The Arkansas County Treasurers Association •The Assessors Association of Arkansas •The Arkansas Association of Quorum Courts •The Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association Te success of this Scholarship Trust can be attributed to the fi- nancial support from the county and district officials of Arkansas along with the many memorials and honorariums from various groups and organizations, as well as relatives and friends.


2015 AAC scholarship application process


Qualifications for students seeking AAC Scholarships:


1. Applicants must plan on attending or are already attending college, graduate school or other qualifying education institution.


2. Applicant must have a current grade point average of 3.0 or above and a minimum ACT score of 18.


3. Applicant must be or will be a high school graduate of the State


of Arkansas. 4. Applicant must be a child, grandchild, adopted child, or stepchild of


a current or retired county employee of Arkansas. Instructions for


completing application: 1. Application is to be completed by applicant.


2. All parts of the application must be completed in full. Please type or print in black or blue ink. 3. Te following is required to be attached to completed application:


COUNTY LINES, WINTER 2015 On the Web:


Go to www.arcounties.org, click on “Risk Management Services” and then click on “AAC Scholarships” for a complete application.


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Without the following information, application will not be processed: • Tree (3) character reference letters, one from a county employee other than a relative.


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An official transcript of courses taken along with ACT/SAT scores.


A biographical statement, including family and educational back- ground, financial need, work history and other pertinent informa- tion about yourself.


4. Send completed application with attachments to: Scholarship Trust Association of Arkansas Counties 1415 W. Tird Street Little Rock, Arkansas 72201


5. Completed applications must be received be-


tween January 1, 2015 and May 1, 2015 in order to be considered for this year’s scholarship.


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