Single Parent Scholarship Fund of NWA announces fall 2017 scholarship totals

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of NWA announced that 85 single parents from Carroll, Madison and Washington counties have been awarded scholarships for the fall 2017 semester.

The total value of these scholarships is $150,000. Students use their awards to cover personal and educational expenses, allowing them to overcome barriers to pursuing their degree.††

Since 1984, SPSF NWA has awarded thousands of scholarships worth more than $4 million to residents of Carroll, Madison and Washington counties. The next deadline to apply for the scholarship is Oct. 15, for the spring 2018 semester.† For a complete list of eligibility requirements, visit www.SingleParentScholarshipFund.org.

SPSF NWA scholarships are funded entirely by community support, which includes grants, donations and fundraising events. A private foundation has funded the organizationís administrative costs, which means that community support goes directly toward scholarships and supportive programs which turn poverty into prosperity for low-income single-parent households.

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