Crawford, Sebastian, and Franklin Counties Single Parent Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$750

Awarded

Application Deadline

July 1, 2021

Thursday
Awarded By:

Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Number of Awards & Eligibility: There is a maximum of 40 awards offered per semester.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
  3. Must be the head of the household.
  4. Must be single (never married), legally separated, divorced, or widowed.
  5. Must be a current college student enrolled full time or part time.
  6. Must be a resident of Crawford, Franklin, or Sebastian counties, Arkansas.
  7. Must have sole custody of a child or children under the age of 18.
  8. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  9. Must be a high school graduate at time of application and be pursuing a career-oriented undergraduate course of study.
  10. Must attend one of the following colleges: University of Arkansas-Fort Smith; Arkansas Tech University-Ozark or Russellville campuses; John Brown University; Carl Albert State College; University of the Ozarks; or Arthur's Beauty School. The student may attend other colleges with the approval of the scholarship committee.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for single parents who are residents of Crawford, Franklin, or Sebastian counties, AR, and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. The student must plan to attend an eligible AR or OK college. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Application requirements for the Crawford, Sebastian, and Franklin Counties Single Parent Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation lettesr (2)
  • FAFSA
  • Class schedule
  • Electric bill
  • Tax return
  • Interview
Additional Information: All applicants must complete an interview with the Single Parent Scholarship committee. An interview will be scheduled with each applicant following the application deadline.

Award Amount: Up to $750 per semester. This award is non-renewable. The amount of the scholarship decreases as the number of credit hours decreases. Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, utility bills, car maintenance, childcare, or any other financial need. Students must reapply each semester in order to be considered for renewal funds.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $750.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, July 1, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, July 1, 2021

FALL: July 15 - Priority deadline. Submit completed application by this date to receive priority consideration. September 15 - Late deadline. May qualify for scholarships if funds are still available. SPRING: January 15 - Priority deadline. Submit completed application by this date to receive priority consideration. February 15 - Late deadline. May qualify for scholarships if funds are still available. SUMMER: July 1 - Submit completed application by this date. Priority given to applications submitted early.
Contact: Owen Shackelford
Address: P.O. Box 8108 Fort Smith, Arkansas 72902

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