Award: -, Deadline: June 15
Applicant must be a woman who is a lineal descendant of worthy Confederates or collateral descendant who is a member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and carry a minimum of 12 hours each semester. Preference given to applicant from Bowie County, Tex., or Miller County, Ark. Applicant must be prepared to pass entrance examination of prospective college or university. Applicant must submit proof of Confederate Military Record, line of descent from Confederate ancestor, a letter of endorsement from sponsoring Chapter, a letter of recommendation, complete financial report, official transcripts, an essay on the significance of a southern heritage, and a wallet-size photo. Original and four copies of the application forms and five copies of all documents, certificates, and letters must be submitted to the Division Director of Education. All inquiries must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Award: -, Deadline: Varies by county
Applicant must be a single parent who is living in Arkansas with custody of at least on minor child. Applicant must not have already received a four-year degree; however some applicants pursuing a master's degrees or higher may be considered. Application to the Federal Pell Grant is required. Other eligibility criteria, award amounts, deadlines, and application requirements vary by county; applicant must apply to the Single Parent Scholarship Fund that serves the county they live in.