ASPIRE of Southwest Missouri

Address

PO Box 4623
Joplin, MO 64803

(417) 291-1640

www.aspirescholarship.org

AKA:

Aspire Scholarship Program

Description:

SITE OVERVIEW
Assisting Single Parents in Realizing Education (ASPIRE) supports low-income single parents in attaining an education through scholarships. Opening the doors to careers that enhance families lives.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

October 4, 2018

Address Listings

Mailing (Primary)

PO Box 4623
Joplin, MO 64803

Contacts

Wendy Wright

Primary Contact

Fund Development/Board Secretary

(417) 825-0112

wrighters@sbcglobal.net

Belinda Cotten

Board President

(417) 529-9290

Leticia Vowels

Executive Director

(417) 291-1640

aspireswmo@cableone.net

Phone Numbers

Main

(417) 291-1640

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Provides $1000 college, university or technical school scholarships (per semester) to single mothers and single fathers to help pay expenses they may incur while pursuing a full-time, career-oriented education. Merit scholarship of $250 are given to those recipients achieving a GPA of 3.0 or higher during the semester.

Hours

Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm or contact Leticia Vowels, Executive Director at aspireswmo@cableone.net or (417) 291-1640

Required Documents

Scholarship application Three letters of reference Personal statement Copy of high school transcripts from schools previously attended Letter of admission from school currently attended or planning to attend

Eligibility

Resident of Jasper or Newton counties in Missouri Must have a high school diploma or GED Single head of household with sole custody of child(ren) under age 21 years Not co-habiting with former spouse or current spouse or partner - Must be at or near poverty level - Current applicant/recipient of Pell Grant, and pursuing a full-time course of study

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

Submit application by May 15 for Fall semester and November 15 for Spring semester, participate in applicant interview

Languages

English Only

Service Area

Jasper and Newton counties in Missouri

Geography Served

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  • Missouri
    • Jasper County
      • Newton County
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