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The Miss Arkansas Scholarship Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the sole fundraising entity for the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Competition. For decades, the Competition has maintained a tradition of empowering young women to achieve their personal and professional goals while providing a forum in which to express their opinions, talents, and intelligence.

Over $227,000 in scholarships were awarded throughout the week of the 2023 Miss Arkansas and Miss Arkansas' Teen Competition with each one of our 92 contestants receiving a scholarship for participating.  

Our primary fundraiser for our scholarships is our Casino Night to be held on Saturday, June 8, 2024 or your may choose to sponsor a specific scholarship to be awarded at the competition. By offering your support to this event, you directly impact young women across the state of Arkansas, enabling them to achieve their academic goals while also supporting the largest scholarship provider for women in the world, the Miss America Competition.

Our 2024 goal is to award $300,000 to our contestants! Please help us increase the scholarship endowment by donating today to our tax deductible foundation. Your support will empower these young women with educational opportunities to become our leaders of tomorrow! Join us in making our goal possible!

Tax ID 26-4702621

The Miss Arkansas Scholarship Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. As such, all donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by IRS regulations.


Board of Directors

Susie Morgan, Chair
Jamie Pafford-Gresham, Vice-Chair
Baxter Sharp, Treasurer
Danielle Crain, Vice-Treasurer
Janell Mason, Secretary

Brandi Adams

Shane Broadway

Darynne Dahlem - Miss Arkansas 2019-2020

Ashton Gill - Miss Arkansas 2014

Lauren Landers
Stephanie Throckmorton-Duty

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