ASPSF to Celebrate 46 Single Parent Scholarship Recipients at Awards Ceremonies in Arkadelphia, Hot Springs

Hot Springs, Ark. (Feb. 17, 2023) — Thanks to the support of local donors and state funding, Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund Ouachita Region (ASPSF) will award nearly $48,000 in scholarships to 46 single parents.

The single parent scholars will be honored at two awards ceremonies:

Plus, the events include The Scott Davis Comedy Magic Show, sponsored by Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas. Be ready to laugh until you cry in a lively, family-friendly performance that will also teach about electrical safety.

ASPSF donors and volunteers are welcome to join in the fun! Please contact ASPSF Program Manager Laura Lee Williard at or (501) 762-0113 if you plan on attending.

Over the past decade, ASPSF has distributed more than $1 million in scholarships in the Ouachita Region, which includes Clark, Dallas, Garland, Grant, Hot Spring, Howard, Montgomery, Pike, and Polk counties.  ASPSF’s goal is to ease the financial burden of low-income single parents wanting to improve the quality of life for themselves and for their families.

The flexible scholarships are awarded to single parents pursuing technical certificates, associate degrees, and bachelor’s degrees. The monetary aid is paired with additional resources, such as mentoring and workshops, to help single parents find a job with family-supporting wages.

About Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund:  For more than 30 years, Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund has worked to create stronger, more educated, and more self-sufficient families. Through scholarships and services, 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

Posted by Jen Para at 09:29
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