The Royal Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Stars, PHA, is offering four $500 scholarships for the fall semester.

Scholarships will be awarded to two 2018 high school or GED graduates and two current college students who are second semester freshmen and above. Students must be graduates of Arkansas but don’t have to be attending an Arkansas institution of higher education.

The funds may be used to attend a four-year or two-year college, vocational or technical institution.

The deadline for the application and all documents is June 30. Students may request an application by email at or by mailing a written request to 2906 E. Harding Ave., Pine Bluff, AR. 71639.

Flora J. Simon is the Grand Matron.