PO Box 699959
Springdale, AR 72766
Contact: Katherine Wayles
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Scholarships Available for Single Parent Students
Fayetteville, Ark. (Sept. XX, 2017)— Students pursuing various degrees and assistantship programs are encouraged to apply for single parent scholarships in NWA. The program offers scholarships for students enrolled in universities, community colleges and trade schools, and additional scholarships for students enrolled at Petra Allied Health pursuing various assistantships and professional certifications.
The traditional scholarships are available to single parent students pursuing degrees from local universities, community colleges and trade schools. The degrees eligible for this scholarship include associate’s, bachelor’s and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees. Additionally, this scholarship funds students involved in cosmetology programs and those pursuing licensures in massage therapy.
SPSC of NWA also provides scholarships for students enrolled at Petra Allied Health. The ALLIED HEALTH Scholarships are for students pursuing medical and dental assistantships at Petra Allied Health.
The final group of scholarships is for students enrolled at Petra Allied Health, PRN, NTI, NWACC or the UAMS/Schmeiding Center, pursuing nursing assistant, patient care technician and phlebotomy technician certifications.
Traditional scholarship applications are due Oct. 15 for the spring semester, March 15 for the summer semester and June 15 for the fall semester. Both the allied help and professional certification scholarship applications are accepted year-round.
The Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas seeks to financially empower single parent students, encouraging them to obtain professional degrees to better support their families. The fund supports non-traditional students in their pursuit of higher-paying jobs.