Conway County Single Parent Scholarship

Application Information

Sign Up to View

ALREADY SIGNED UP? LOG IN

Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually based on funding. On average, approximately 11 awards are offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a resident of Conway County, Arkansas.
  4. Must be single, legally separated, divorced or widowed.
  5. Must be the head of the household.
  6. Must have custody of a child or children under the age of 18.
  7. Must be a low-income person at or near the poverty level.
  8. Must be pursuing an undergraduate course of study full or part time to ensure a better standard of living for his/her family. The student cannot already have earned an undergraduate degree.
  9. Must be a high school graduate or older at time of application.

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

Description: This award is for need-based single parents in Conway County, Arkansas. The student must be a high school graduate or older, and pursuing an undergraduate degree.

Application requirements for the Conway County Single Parent Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (3)
  • Personal statement
  • Proof of enrollment/acceptance
Additional Information: The purpose of this scholarship is to provide supplemental financial assistance to those single parents who are pursuing a course of instruction which will improve their income-earning potentials. Students must be recipients of a Pell Grant or be in the process of applying for one. Application for the Pell Grant is made by filing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices.

Award Amount: $500 annually, non-renewable. Recipients may reapply for scholarship assistance each semester of study, but preference will be given to those students beginning their academic careers. Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, utility bills, car maintenance, child care, etc.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, January 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, January 15

Applications are available on the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund (ASPSF) website. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit the following: verification of enrollment or acceptance to a college or university; three letters of recommendation from people who are familiar with his/her character and goals (relatives may not be used as references); and a statement of goals. The statement of goals is a personal statement that explains why the student has chosen his/her particular course of study and what he/she hopes to achieve. Students should feel free to include any other personal information that might be helpful to the selection committtee. All application materials must be submitted online during the application period. Spring applications are due on January 15 and fall applications are due July 15.
Contact: Vondra Rainey
Address: Conway County Care Center, c/o Single Parent Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 306 Morrilton, Arkansas 72110

Save time. Let us search for you.

Narrow down over 1,000,000 scholarships with personalized results.

Get matched to scholarships that are perfect for you!

Start Your Search

Save time. Let us search for you.

Narrow down over 1,000,000 scholarships with personalized results.

Get matched to scholarships that are perfect for you!

START YOUR SEARCH