14 ANC Students Awarded Spring Awards From Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Marcy Mays and her daughter, Andrea Guyton, receives her spring scholarship check on March 16 at the TRIO office.

Mississippi County, Ark. (March 21, 2022) — Fourteen Arkansas Northeastern College students were presented with scholarship award checks by Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund in March for the Spring 2022 semester. Students enrolled in 12 credit hours or more each received $1,200; 9-11 credit hours received $900; students taking 6-8 hours received a check for $600; and $300 was given to students taking 3-5 credit hours. The total amount of awards to ANC students was $13,200.

ANC students awarded for the spring are Jaime Gray, Jakeya Robinson, Jalisa Sherman, Javiera Bragg, Kandice Hawkins, Kavona Harvey, Kyla Warren, Marcy Mays, Mary Simpson, Melroy Johnson, Nakia Webb, Octavia Madison, Stephanie Purdy, and Tameisha Harris.

In addition to their award check, students received “The Graduate’s Almanac,” a book of useful topics covering a variety of life skill topics including finances, insurance, business etiquette, home maintenance, and more.

Fall scholarships are funded in part by a sub-grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, the M.A. Greenwood Endowment, and donations from businesses and individuals in Mississippi County. A team of committed volunteers helps raise funds as well as review student applications and provide encouragement and support for the single-parent students. The volunteer team’s efforts are supported by the state office of ASPSF, headquartered in Springdale, and Program Manager Shaila Creekmore located in Northeast Arkansas.

Qualifications to apply for Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund can be found at aspsf.org. Applications for the 2022 fall semester will be due June 15, 2022, and will open in the early summer, please be watching our website for updates. 

About Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund: For more 30 years, Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund has empowered single parents to attain self-sufficiency through post-secondary education. ASPSF opens doors for low-income single parents, helping them pursue education, secure employment and transform the future for their families. With the help of volunteers and community support, ASPSF creates multigenerational change, transforming lives for both single parents and their children. For information about scholarships, volunteer opportunities, and ways to give, visit aspsf.org. 

General studies major Jaime Gray receives her scholarship check and “The Graduate’s Almanac” book from ASPSF.

Kavona Harvey, early childhood major, receives her scholarship check from ASPSF. Harvey’s scholarship funds were provided by the M.A. Greenwood Endowment for the spring 2022 semester

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