ASPSF - Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund Enabling single parents to attain self-suffiencey through post-secondary education.
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STEP 1: Download and install free Adobe Reader.

STEP 2: Download and open the application form.

STEP 3: Use the Typewriter tool to type text anywhere on the page.

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STEP 4: Read and follow all application instructions for submitting your completed scholarship application.

If an original signature is required, you will need to print out the completed form and sign it prior to submitting your completed application packet. Be sure to include copies of all required documentation with your application packet.

STEP 5: Save a copy of your completed application form to your computer.


LAFAYETTE COUNTY

If you are a resident of Lafayette County, Arkansas and wish to apply for a Single Parent Scholarship, download the application below. If you are not a resident of this county, click here to locate your county.

Becky Wilson, Director of Financial Aid
Email: becky.wilson@uacch.edu
Phone: (870)722-8265
Fax: (870)722-8145
Mail: Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Hempstead & Lafayette Counties
c/o University of Arkansas Community College at Hope
PO Box 140
Hope, AR 71802

Complete and submit the Scholarship Application.
You may re-apply for each semester that you wish to receive a scholarship.

Application Deadlines:

  • Spring semester: November 30
  • Summer semester: April 30
  • Fall semester: July 1

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Resident of Lafayette County, Arkansas for at least 30 days preceding the deadline for receipt of completed application.
  • Single head of household (never married, separated, divorced, or widowed) with legal custody and sole responsibility of one or more children under the age of 18.
  • Pursuing a career-oriented course of study (full- or part-time) to ensure a better standard of living for his/her family.
  • Enrolled in an accredited, public or private non-profit post-secondary school in a program providing marketable skills to achieve self-sufficiency. Applicants cannot already have earned an undergraduate degree with the exception of students working towards a Master of Arts in Education.
  • Recipient of, or in the process of obtaining a Pell Grant.
  • Low-income person at or near the poverty level.
  • Have maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Information about other scholarship opportunities and living assistance programs can also be found on ASPSF's Other Scholarships and the Living Assistance Services pages.