Scholarships for Parents

If you are a parent, paying for college may be difficult. Some scholarship providers want to help parents (single parents and parents that are still together) attend college by providing scholarship. Below are scholarships open to parents.

Arkansas PTA Scholarships
Sponsor: Arkansas PTA
Amount: $800
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors, parents who are presently not a certified teacher, and current certified teachers in the state of Arkansas. Applicant must be planning on completing their education in education to become a certified teacher.

KYPTA Scholarships
Sponsor: Kentucky PTA
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and parent PTA members who plan to attend a Kentucky accredited college or university and pursue a degree in education.

ANTSHE Scholarship
Sponsor: Association for Nontraditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are at least 23 years of age and meet at least one of the following criteria: financially independent, is a parent, is a single parent, a veteran from the military, enrolled in a public two-year college, minority student, low-income, or employed part-time or full-time.

EFWA Scholarships
Sponsor: The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate level. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students who attend school in the state of Washington, women returning to school after raising children, and minority students.

Single Parent Scholarship
Sponsor: Custody X Change
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are 18 years of age and have legal and physical custody of one or more minor child. Applicant must also be enrolled full-time at an accredited college and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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