Montgomery County


Local Contacts

Joanne McGibboney
Phone: (870) 867-0151
Fax: (870) 867-4088

Mailing Address
Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Montgomery County
PO Box 1102
Mount Ida, AR 71957
Technical Support
Larry Carr


If an application link doesn't appear below, please check back later.


Spring - January 10
Summer - limited availability
Fall - October 30

WE HAVE NEW ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA - see below for details.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Effective Fall 2017 new applicants and applicants who were not awarded in the prior term (Spring or Summer 2017) follow our new eligibility criteria.

Applicants who are renewing a scholarship (awarded in Spring or Summer 2017) continue to follow the guidelines under which you entered our program, as long as you are continuously awarded each spring and fall.


The following documents are required and must be submitted with your completed application form by the application deadline (above). Use the Upload Tool found in the Supporting Documents section of the application to attach the documents. Be sure to attach these documents to your application before you submit it.

Tutorial: How to scan & upload documents

All Applicants

  • Personal Statement: Write a personal statement (1 to 2 pages maximum) explaining your career goals and how the Single Parent Scholarship Fund can help you achieve them. Include any other information about yourself that you believe would help the Selection Committee evaluate your application.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from people who are work, college, or personal references.

Returning Applicants (Applicants who received this scholarship last semester)

  • All items listed under All Applicants (above)
  • Copy of your current college transcript (an electronic copy is acceptable)
  • Copy of your class schedule (class schedule receipt) for the semester for which this scholarship will be used

If you are a resident of Montgomery County, Arkansas and wish to apply for a Single Parent Scholarship, follow these instructions to get started.

Video Tutorial: How to Apply

  1. Review our new Eligibility Criteria and the list of Required Supporting Documents (above).
  2. Collect all required supporting documents. Scan or save them to your computer or to a portable drive in one of the following file formats: PDF, XLS (or XLSX), DOC (or DOCX), or RTF. Need help? Read Tutorial: How to Scan & Upload Documents.
  3. Apply each semester you need a scholarship. Click the application link (above). Application links are only available when applications are being accepted.
  4. Login to your account. Contact us (above) if you have trouble logging in. Or create a new account if you don't have one.
  5. Complete your application. You can save your work and log back into your account later if you need more time to finish your application. Be sure to complete all sections and all questions accurately. Upload all required supporting documents before you submit your application. Once your application is submitted, you won't be able to change your answers or attach any missing documents.
  6. Submit your application before the deadline. You will see a SUBMISSION SUCCESSFUL message on your screen if your application is submitted successfully.
  7. Check the status of your application and update your personal profile by logging into your account. DRAFT status on your application means it has not been submitted properly.

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