Chicot County


Local Contacts

Curtistene Jackson - SPSF Vice Chair
Phone: (870) 538-9703
Fax: (870) 538-9703

Mailing Address
Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Chicot County
PO Box 274
Dermott, AR 71638
Technical Support
Juanita Burton
Lillie Edwards


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


Spring - January 15
Summer - May 15
Fall - September 15



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 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
  • Proof of income/resources - Accepted documents (one of the following): most recent tax return; letter from employer; DHS statement; last 3 consecutive paycheck stubs.
  • Letter of recommendation from each of the following: (1) a school reference, (2) a personal reference, and (3) a work reference. Letters from relatives will not be accepted.
  • Copy of your high school transcript, GED test scores, or college transcript, whichever is most recent
  • Personal statement (less than two pages in length) Write a personal statement about yourself, that includes the following information:
    • Describe your goals.
    • Explain why you chose your current course of study.
    • Explain why this scholarship is needed.
    • Explain any sources of income reported as 'Other' in the Income Section of your application.
    • Include any other information about yourself that you believe would help the Selection Committee evaluate your application.

If you are a resident of Chicot 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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