Dorrance Scholarship Program
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:
- They must be sole providers for their family
- They must be continuing their education after an interruption of one year or longer
- They must demonstrate financial need
- They must be currently enrolled at SMCC or a Maricopa Community College
- A cumulative 2.75 GPA is required
- Applicants must be pursuing an Associates Degree (AA) or approved program
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Mountain Community College is one of the ten Maricopa Community Colleges.
For more information about the college, visit southmountaincc.edu.