Newton County


Local Contacts

Della Hand
Phone: (870) 391-3129
Fax: (870) 391-3501

Laura Dobbs - SPSF Treasurer
Phone: (870) 446-5391
Mailing Address
Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Newton County
PO Box 712
Jasper, AR 72641

New Application Requirements
Effective Fall 2018 our application requirements will change. Refer to the summer and fall application forms for complete eligibility, guidelines, and application requirements.


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


NOTE: If you received a scholarship previously, but not in the last year, or if you've never received this scholarship, apply as a NEW APPLICANT. Otherwise, apply as a CONTINUING APPLICANT.

SUMMER: May 31


  • June 15 - Priority deadline for Continuing Applicants only (submit by this date to receive priority consideration)
  • July 15 - Regular deadline for all applicants
  • September 15 - Late deadline for all applicants (may qualify for scholarships if funds are still available)

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

  • Download the appropriate application form for the scholarship term you wish to apply (above).
  • Review the Eligibility Criteria and the list of Required Supporting Documents (on the application form).
  • Collect all required supporting documents.
  • Apply each semester you need a scholarship. Click the application link (above).
  • Complete your application using Adobe Reader (free download). Be sure to complete all sections and all questions accurately. Attach all required supporting documents to your application.
  • Proofread, print and make a copy of your completed application and all supporting documents.
  • Submit your application and all required supporting documents prior to the application deadline. Use the address found on the application form.

  • Scholarship recipients and their families

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