SPSF Pulaski provides scholarships and services to high-potential, low-income single parents in Pulaski County. SPSF Pulaski students are highly motivated individuals who desire a better life for themselves and their families.
SPSF Pulaski offers a support community and access to a wide network of resources. Through an empowering workshop series, community-based activities, and mentor support, scholars address relevant issues: Financial Literacy, Communication and Leadership, Personal Management, and Professional Skills. Consistently, over 90 percent of SPSF students graduate or continue their education. Families move from being economically at risk to a place of employment in a career that provides competitive wages and meets the needs of their families.
FUNDRAISERS AND EVENTS
- In October, A Night of Hope brings together supporters, community partners, members of the Giving Circle, scholars and alumni at the UA - Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute. The evening is full of amazing food and friends of SPSF Pulaski.
- The annual More Than A Scholarship Campaign utilizes special matching funds to leverage gifts of every size creating impact in the lives of SPSF scholars and families.
Visit SPSFPulaski.org for more information.
Average age of an SPSF Scholar
Graduates in 2016-2017
In the spring, twelve 4.0 scholars & seventeen 3.0/3.5 GPA scholars.
Scholarship funds awarded in Pulaski County since 1990.
81 scholarships last academic year.
Service Area: Pulaski County
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Shana Woodard Graves
Mary Kate Snow
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
Marge & Tom Schueck
Mary & Jim Wohlleb
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund
Beverly & Gary Darwin
Misty & Nathan Nolen
Carol & Witt Stephens
Linda & Steve Humphries
Carol & Allan Mendel
Wright Lindsey Jennings
200 River Market Ave., Suite 100
Little Rock, AR 72201