• Single Parent Scholarships Available

  • Single Parent Scholarships Available 

    Aspire Scholarship Program offers Fall and Spring Semester scholarships to qualified single parents:
    • Resident of or attending school in Jasper or Newton County
    • Single head of household (single, legally separated, divorced, widowed) and not co-habiting with ex-spouse, current spouse or partner; with primary physical custody of one or more children under the age of 21
    • High School or GED graduate
    • Attending college full time or part-time (full time is considered 12 credit hours or more and part-time is considered 6 credit hours or more)
    • Recipient of a Pell Grant
    • Pursuing a career-oriented course of study (Applicants cannot already have earned an undergraduate degree.)

    Semester scholarships include:
    Full-time student (12+ credit hours) - $1,0000
    Part-time student (9 - 11 credit hours) - $750
    Part-time student (6 - 8 credit hours) - $500

    Scholarships can be used for tuition, books, utility bills, car maintenance, childcare, or any other financial needs that allow a recipient to pursue an education. Additional merit scholarships of $250 are given to recipients who achieve a GPA of 3.0-3.99 in a semester and $500 for a GPA of 4.0. Part-time students who receive a merit will be prorated based off hours attended. Scholarships are renewable. 

    Apply online at aspirescholarship.org
    FALL Semester deadline: MAY 15