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 2017 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 2017. 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, September 17-19, 2017 at the Double Tree by Hilton in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

Applications, essays and the recommendations must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 3, 2017. 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


Adyson Holt

Parent/Employee: Kyle Holt
Company: AOG

Aubrey Brink

Parent/Employee: Jim Brink
Company: Black Hills Energy

Brittney Laney

Parent/Employee: Jeff Lynn Laney
Company: Black Hills Energy

Caitlin Laney

Parent/Employee: Jeff Lynn Laney
Company: Black Hills Energy

Faith Reynolds

Parent/Employee: Jemmie Reynolds
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Jessica McDaris

Parent/Employee: Patrick McDaris
Company: Mesa Products

Kayla Earnest

Parent/Employee: Donnie Earnest
Company: Enable Midstream Partners

Lorrel Passmore

Parent/Employee: Stephanie M. Passmore
Company: AOG

Matthew Strickland

Parent/Employee: Greg Strickland
Company: CenterPoint Energy

Montanna Ramey

Parent/Employee: Robert Scott Ramey
Company: AOG

Taelor Acord

Parent/Employee: Scott Acord
Company: Enable Midstream

Tayler Ruston

Parent/Employee: William Ruston
Company: Black Hills Energy