Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund
Full-time students will receive $750 per semester during the fall and spring semesters; part-time students may earn up to this amount. All students will receive $375 for the summer semester. The student may reapply each semester he/she is attending school, but he/she must fill out a renewal application for each semester an award is sought. Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, utility bills, car maintenance, childcare, or any other financial need that contributes to the recipient's success in school.
The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of college students meeting the eligibility requirements in any given year. Last year, 36 awards were given.
Students must be enrolled in or accepted by an accredited, public or private non-profit postsecondary school in a program providing marketable skills to achieve self-sufficiency. Applicants may be asked to participate in a 15-20 minute interview and provide additional references. To prevent the impression of a conflict of interest, Faulkner County Single Parent Scholarship Fund board members and their immediate relatives are ineligible to receive and will not knowingly be awarded a Single Parent Scholarship.
Applications are available on the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund (ASPSF) website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following: two letters of recommendat ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.