Phillips County


Local Contacts

Beverly Chapple - Field Director, Delta Region
Phone: (479) 287-8448

Mailing Address
Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Phillips County
PO Box 785
Helena, AR 72342
Technical Support
Edelma Simes


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


Spring - January 31
Fall - August 31


If you are a returning scholarship applicant and have continuously received scholarships each Spring and Fall since Spring 2017, continue to follow the guidelines under which you entered our program. If you are a new applicant or did not receive a scholarship during Fall 2017 follow our current eligibility criteria.


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

New Applicants (Applicants who did not receive this scholarship last semester or who are applying for the first time)

  • All items listed in under All Applicants (below)
  • Personal statement (typewritten) Write a personal statement explaining why you chose your current course of study and what you hope to achieve. Include any other information about yourself that you believe would help the Selection Committee evaluate your application.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation by people who are familiar with your character and goals. Letters from your relatives will not be accepted.
  • Mid-term grade report (only if you are not planning to attend Phillips Community College (PCCUA) and only if you attended school last semester). Only paper copies will be accepted and must be mailed to us (above).

All Applicants:

  • Enrollment or acceptance letter from the Registrar of the school(s) you will attend during the semester for which this scholarship will be used.
  • Copy of your transcript from high school, college, or other educational facility, whichever is most recent. The transcript must include your most recent GPA.

If you are a resident of Phillips 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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