Cleburne County Single Parent Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

July 1, 2021

Thursday
Awarded By:

Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The Cleburne County Single Parent Scholarship Fund is not currently tracking this information. *Please note: The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of college students meeting the eligibility requirements in any given year.
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 Cleburne County in Arkansas.
  4. Must be a single parent with one or more children under the age of 18.
  5. Must be the head of the household.
  6. Must have and maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  7. Must be a high school graduate (or the equivalent) or older at time of application. Applicants cannot already have earned an undergraduate degree unless pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching degree.
  8. Must be pursuing a vocationally-oriented undergraduate course of study (full- or part-time) to ensure a better standard of living for his/her family.
  9. Must be a low-income person at or near the poverty level.
  10. Must be single (never married), divorced, or widowed.

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

Description: U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of Cleburne County, Arkansas are eligible for this award. Students must be single parents with one or more children who are under the age of 18, be the head of household, and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Application requirements for the Cleburne County Single Parent Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Personal statement
  • FAFSA
  • Proof of acceptance/enrollment
  • Interview
Additional Information: All applicants will be required to have a 15 to 20 minute interview with the scholarship board members. The date of the interview will be sent to the student after submission of his/her application. Applicants may also be required to submit additional references.

Award Amount: $500 per semester, non-renewable. The award for summer semester is $250. Students may reapply for each semester that they are attending school. The amount of this scholarship is pro-rated for part-time students.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, July 1, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, July 1, 2021

The application and all supporting documents must be mailed to the address provided and be postmarked by the appropriate deadline date.
Contact: Rená Kelley
Address: P.O. Box 833 Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543

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