BENTON – Central Arkansas Development Council’s Saline County Single Parent Scholarship Fund is[more] accepting applications. The deadline to apply is July 1, 2011. For more information on applying in Saline County, contact Quinn Lausten at 501-778-1133 or go by the CADC office 321 Edison Avenue in Benton.
The SPSF program provides scholarships to low income single parents who are pursuing a college education. Funds are used to offset financial situations that may keep a single parent from achieving their educational goals. The scholarship fund is a means for our community to assist single parents in returning to school to improve their marketable skills and make their goals attainable.
Each scholarship recipient is provided counseling, information, and referrals in the program. In return, the scholarship recipients participate in fundraising for the program.For more information, call 501-778-1133 or go to www.cadc.com.