2012 Jun 19
For Immediate Release
Scholarship Program Assists Single Parents Who Have Returned to College
SMCC and Dorrance Foundation Help Students Succeed---Free Information Session Scheduled for July 12
A limited number of tuition scholarships are now available to single parents who have returned to college after a break of at least one year due to family demands or other commitments.
South Mountain Community College (SMCC) is teaming with Dorrance Scholarship Programs to establish a scholarship program designed specifically for single parents. Criteria include the following:
In addition, applicants must demonstrate evidence of motivation and potential for higher education.
Awards are available for as much as $4,000 annually, for a maximum of six semesters (three years), and are renewable.
Applications are now available at www.dorrancescholarship.org and must be completed and submitted online by August 1, 5:00 p.m.
Those interested are encouraged to attend a free information session on how to successfully apply for the scholarship:
Thursday, July 12, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Room TC-157
South Mountain Community College, 7050 S. 24th Street, Phoenix
Additional information is available by contacting SMCC Program Coordinator Christopher Erran, at 602.305.5607, or via e-mail at email@example.com.