We are a community supported effort creating better, brighter futures for single parent families by offering encouragement and access to higher education.
Each semester we offer a workshop designed to provide additional support for scholarship recipients balancing school, parenting and managing a household.
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SPSF NWA invites you to meet the inspiring moms and dads who are working so hard to create better, brighter futures for their families.
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Meet Shannon Youmans, a 26 year old mother of two, Devon (4) and Cash (2). Shannon is currently majoring in mathematics at the University of Arkansas. We caught up with Shannon and asked her to tell us more about her life and her journey to receive her education. What made…
Thanks to the generosity of professionals in our community, SPSF NWA is able to offer workshops and programs that provide support beyond the scholarship. On Sunday, September 21st, students were given the opportunity to participate in SPSF NWA’s PRO Program and/or to learn from Lisa Meier, president of Line of…
Meet Elizabeth Baker, a 32 year old mother of four, Rose (12), Luke (9), Sam (7) and Gabriel (3). Liz is majoring in Organizational Management at John Brown University and hopes to work for a NWA nonprofit. Liz says, “I believe my calling, and I know that my dream, is…
Meet Beth Dockins, a 36 year old mother to Elijah (8). Beth is majoring in Organizational Management at John Brown University and hopes to work in Human Resources. We caught up with Beth and asked her to tell us more about her life and her journey to receive her education….
Thanks to the generosity of the Washington County Fair, 55 Single Parent Scholarship recipients and their children were able to experience the fair on Tuesday evening. It’s all about FAMILY and FUN at the Washington County Fair and our SPSF NWA families got a big helping of both! They were…