Application Process

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How To Apply

Application Dates:

Spring Applications Accepted: September 15 to October 15

Fall Applications Accepted: April 1 to June 15

Determine if you meet all of the qualifications by taking the Qualifying Questionnaire or by calling SPSFBC at 479-254-8550.


 What To Expect After The Pre-Interview

  • If you receive an application after your pre-interview, you must complete it and submit the following (further details can be found on the application):
    • A personal statement describing your present and future goals
    • Verification of enrollment in college or vocational school (when available)
    • High School or GED and/or College unofficial transcript
    • If transferring schools, a transfer evaluation listing classes accepted for credit
    • Proof of residence
    • Documentation showing legal custody of children
    • Proof of all Household Income
    • Proof of U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency Status or DACA Status
    • Copy of Driver’s License
  • Submit your completed application and supporting documentation within 2 weeks of your pre-interview date.
  • All applicants are to be interviewed as part of the application process. Interview appointments are set-up after your application has reached the office.
  • When all scholarship interviews are completed for the term, a notification will be sent stating whether you were awarded a scholarship.

 

Renewal Requirements

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better
  • Periodic interviews
  • Cooperation with SPSFBC personnel

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