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State-By-State List of Scholarships for Single Parents

Find a Genuine Single Parent Scholarship Program in Your State

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Before you apply for a single parent scholarship program, take the time to find out which schools and organizations offer their own scholarships for single mothers and fathers right in your own area. The following organizations, colleges, and universities in the United States currently offer scholarships for single parents:

States A-L | States M-Z
Alabama
Jacksonville State University Wellness-Anniston Single Parent's Continuing Education Scholarship
  • Available to single parents attending JSU
  • For more information, call the JSU Continuing Education program at (256) 241-3399
Alaska:
Ruth Lister Scholarship
  • This needs-based scholarship is for single mothers attending the University of Alaska Tanana Valley Campus
  • Priority is given to students in good standing who are pursuing a vocational degree.
Arizona:
Coconino Community College Employees Scholarships
  • Available to single parents attending CCC
  • Applicants do not have to be CCC employees
Arkansas:
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund
  • The ASPSF funds multiple scholarship programs throughout Arkansas
  • Individual scholarships fund tuition and books, and may potentially also cover utility costs, car maintenance, and childcare
  • Candidates must be single parents living Arkansas
California:
The Bobbe Browning Memorial Scholarship
  • This $1,000 scholarship for single parents is open to currently enrolled adult reentry students at California State University at Fullerton
  • Applicants must be 27 years of age or older
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need
  • Limited to full-time students
Florida:
State College of Florida's Wayne Gulbrandsen Academic Scholarship for Single Parents
  • $400 scholarship for eligible SCF students
  • The fund was established in memory of single dad, Wayne Gulbrandsen
Illinois:
College of DuPage Foundation Single Parent Scholarship
  • Applicants must be at least part-time students with a minimum grade point average of 2.0
  • Must reside in District 502
  • Must show financial need
Iowa
Kirkwood Community College
  • Kirkwood offers numerous scholarships to benefit single parents
  • Applicants can apply online

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