The Arkansas Gas Association (AGA) is offering scholarships to assist the students with tuition, fees, books and on-campus room and board. Any son or daughter of an AGA member in good standing who will be a freshman in pursuit of an undergraduate degree at a two- or four-year accredited college, university or technical school in the fall of 2016 is eligible for this scholarship.

Click here to download the AGA Scholarship Application (PDF format)

All questions should be directed to the AGA office at (501) 377-4751 or through the website contact form.

Terms and Conditions

AGA will award several $1,000 scholarships in 2016. The number of scholarships each year may vary.

AGA will award scholarships to the applicants judged to be the most worthy by the Scholarship Selection Committee. This committee is made up of a cross-section of members from AGA member categories. The selections made by the Scholarship Selection Committee are approved by the AGA Board of Directors and will be final.

Applicants must submit the following data for consideration:

  1. A completed application. An incomplete application will not be considered.
  2. A one (1) page essay that addresses the following points:
    1. Concise explanation of the type and amount of non-paid involvement in community service, the length of involvement, the reasons for participation and the personal rewards received from these activities.
    2. Why you believe you deserve this scholarship.
    3. Concise discussion of what goals this scholarship award will help you to attain. The entire essay must be typed, and may not exceed one page in length.
  3. Your most recent cumulative high school transcript showing your GPA.
  4. A recommendation letter from a teacher, coach, principal or pastor explaining why they believe you deserve this scholarship.

Payment of the scholarship will be made by check and presented to each award recipient prior to the start of the fall semester. Providing the student has submitted proof of registration to a qualified school of their choice. Scholarship winners will be recognized at the AGA Annual Meeting, 2016 (date TBD) at the Hot Springs Convention Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Applications, essays and the recommendations must be postmarked no later than March 2, 2016. The application package must be submitted via U.S. Mail to:

Arkansas Gas Association
Scholarship Selection Committee
3030 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75234

Award Recipients

2015

Colton Battles

Parent/Employee: Clifton Battles
Company: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas

Grant Koch

Parent/Employee: Timothy Ray
Company: SourceGas Arkansas

Hannah Calhoon

Parent/Employee: Brian Calhoon
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Heather Hollis

Parent/Employee: Brian Hollis
Company: SourceGas Arkansas

Jennah Passmore

Parent/Employee: Stephanie Passmore
Company: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas

Lyndsie Koonce

Parent/Employee: Russell Koonce
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Matthew Ray

Parent/Employee: Rodney Ray
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Micah Gibbons

Parent/Employee: Michael Gibbons
Company: Continuum Energy

Sadie Sawyers

Parent/Employee: Charles Sawyers
Company: SourceGas

Timothy Keplinger

Parent/Employee: Philip Keplinger
Company: SourceGas

Tori Hepler

Parent/Employee: Michael Hepler
Company: SourceGas

2013

Andrew Stephens

Parent/Employee: Curt Stephens
Company: SourceGas

Elizabeth Woodard

Parent/Employee: Marsha Woodard
Company: SourceGas

Emily McClain

Parent/Employee: Gerald McClain
Company: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp.

Haley Lundberg

Parent/Employee: Sheila Miller
Company: SourceGas

Jordan Thomas

Parent/Employee: Scott Thomas
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Kalen Peters

Parent/Employee: Scott Peters
Company: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp.

Katie Holland

Parent/Employee: Richard Holland
Company: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp.

Kriston Dorsey

Parent/Employee: Melissa Dorsey
Company: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp.

Wesley Carson

Parent/Employee: Douglas Lewis
Company: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp.

2012

Amanda Harrod

Parent/Employee: James Harrod
Company: SourceGas Arkansas

Bretton Edmonson

Parent/Employee: Scotty Edmonson
Company: SourceGas Arkansas

Dustin Dean

Parent/Employee: Steve Griffin
Company: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp.

Ethan Baker

Parent/Employee: Ryan Baker
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Haleigh Barnard

Parent/Employee: Jon Barnard
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Jon Strickland

Parent/Employee: Greg Strickland
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Meredith Linam

Parent/Employee: Kim Linam
Company: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp.

Michael Earnest

Parent/Employee: Donnie Earnest
Company: CenterPoint Energy Midstream Operations

William Bronson

Parent/Employee: William C. Bronson
Company: FCC Environmental

Zachary Brewer

Parent/Employee: Mike Brewer
Company: CenterPoint Energy

2011

Clint Paul

Parent/Employee: Danny Paul
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Cortney Marvel

Parent/Employee: James Marvel
Company: SEECO

Eric Alspaugh

Parent/Employee: Larry Alspaugh
Company: T D Williamson

Jessica Taylor

Parent/Employee: Chauncey Taylor
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Joe Alexander

Parent/Employee: Brenda Alexander
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Kaley Thompson

Parent/Employee: Stanley Thompson
Company: FCC Environmental

Rachel Newman

Parent/Employee: Perry Newman
Company: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp.

Rebecca Lowe

Parent/Employee: Brent Lowe
Company: Southwestern Energy

Rebeka Olson

Parent/Employee: Don Olson
Company: Honeywell / Mercury Instruments

Stephanie Snowden

Parent/Employee: Danny Sullins
Company: Arkansas Western Gas