Improving our community’s level of education is the best way we know to decrease unemployment, improve personal health, and strengthen our families. A large number of post-secondary scholarship programs are available to residents of our community each year for all types of programs, from short-term certificates to bachelors’ degrees.


Welcome to the Benton Community Foundation Common Application


The Foundation currently provides over 45 scholarship opportunities within our online common application.  Many of the scholarships are managed and housed at the BCF while others are sponsored by organizations in Benton County.


The 2022 Scholarship Application is now open!
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 4 PM.


          -Graduate by June 2022
          -Attend Benton Central High School and/or live in Benton County
          -Apply by clicking the “APPLY NOW” button


For a list of scholarships & eligibility requirements: click here


Apply here!

Need Help with FAFSA?
Heavin College & Career Readiness Services is here to help!   Click for tutorials

How to get an FSA ID
2020-2021 FAFSA VIDEO
What Does My EFC Mean

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship –Closed


ADULT STUDENTS —– Closed (will open in spring 2022)

Preference will be given to students who:

  • Have not yet completed a post-secondary program;
  • Have not been awarded previous scholarships through the Foundation
  • Non-traditonal Student
  • This funding does not support graduate studies