Boyd Carpenter Scholarship Committee currently accepting applications

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2016Boyd Carpenter Scholarship School FlyerFor the 32nd year, FNBC Bank will award the Boyd Carpenter Scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Sharp, Izard or Fulton County who plans to attend college and seek a 4-year degree. FNBC Bank partners with the Arkansas Community Foundation to fund this $4,000 scholarship.

Awarded in a two-phase process, the first phase places emphasis on academics, extracurricular activities and employment. The second phase is based upon the applicant’s interview with the judging committee. The scholarship will be awarded as $1,000 per year for four years for a total of $4,000.

Students interested in applying should visit to complete the online application. All applications are due by April 1, 2016.

This scholarship is renewable up to four years. To qualify, students must maintain a 2.5 GPA on a 4-point scale, or equivalent.

The FNBC Bank Board of Directors established this scholarship in 1984 to honor Boyd Carpenter, then-chairman and president of the bank, who was a devoted advocate for education. Carpenter’s son, Martin, currently serves as chairman, and his granddaughter, Molly, is director of marketing.

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