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Single Parent Scholarships

Single Parent Scholarships

September 23, 2010

Single parents comprise a large fraction of returning and non-traditional students. On top of working and parenting, single parents are stretching themselves even further to attain a higher education that leads to a better lifestyle for their entire family.

Fastweb recognizes this commitment and challenge by providing these returning and non-traditional students with single parent scholarships. Our database contains many single parent scholarships that help alleviate the stresses of attending and financing school.

Through our single parent scholarships, you’ll be able to find the resources necessary to help your education as well as your family. Below is a sampling of the single parent scholarships that exist in our database—filling out a profile may match you to single parent scholarships at your school of choice.

Single Parent Scholarship – BYU, School of Business

The Single Parent Scholarship is available to single parents attending the Brigham Young University School of Business. To be eligible for the Single Parent Scholarship, students must be single parents. Several Single Parent Scholarships are available from the Spouse Association at Brigham Young.

McCracken Assist Scholarship – Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis

The McCracken Assist Scholarship is available to single parent students in amounts up to $1,000 at Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis. In addition to financial need, the McCracken Assist Scholarship is also awarded for academic excellence and potential.

Applicants to the McCracken Assist Scholarship must submit an application for financial aid, be a US citizen or resident and a resident of Indiana as well. Once a student has completed nine credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75, they may apply for the McCracken Assist Scholarship.

Patricia Schroeder Scholarship – University of Colorado at Denver

The Patricia Schroeder Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students at University of Colorado at Denver. Applicants for the Patricia Schroeder Scholarship must be a resident of Colorado as well as a single parent. Additionally, the requirements for the Patricia Schroeder Scholarship specify that recipients must demonstrate financial need.


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