The Pulaski County Special School District’s Scholarship Committee, coordinated through the Equity and Pupil Services, will award $2,500 scholarships to college-bound students. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is Friday, April 7, 2017. Please see the following for more information and an application.
PCSSD Scholarship Application
Letter of Recommendation
Free and Reduced Lunch Waiver
- The deadline for scholarship applications is Friday, April 7, 2017. Refer to below for eligibility requirements.
- Refer to application process below for a list of the supporting documents needed (i.e., reference forms and letters, evidence of GPA, etc.). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Type or print legibly. Illegible applications may not be considered. You may download a copy of the application above.
- If you have any questions about the application please contact your school counselor.
NOTE: Scholarship funds will be awarded to the student upon evidence of enrollment in an accredited post-secondary institution. Recipients of the scholarships will be announced after May 1.
To provide scholarships to deserving Pulaski County Special School District African-American graduating seniors interested in or intending to pursue post-high school course of study at either college/university or other post-secondary educational institution.
$2500 scholarships awarded to students selected by the Pulaski County Special School District Scholarship Committee.
- Student must have attended and successfully completed a minimum of six (6) semesters, of which two (2) will be during the senior year, at a District high school.
- Student must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
- Student must be enrolled in a post-secondary school in Arkansas as a full time student.
- Financial need is a criterion for eligibility.
- The District will fund the scholarship for one year.
Applicant must submit the following items:
- Completed application (if handwritten, please print legibly).
- Letter of application addressed to the Scholarship Committee. The letter should contain a brief explanation of career goals and biographical (background) information.
- Three (3) letters of recommendations from choice of high school teachers, administrators, counselors, employers, or individual with significant knowledge of applicant’s experience and involvement.
- Your most recent school transcript with cumulative grade point average and a class standing/rank.
- Personal 500 word Essay.
Please mail OR submit application in person to:
Janice Warren, Ed. D., Assistant Superintendent for Equity and Pupil Services
Division of Equity and Pupil Services
925 E. Dixon Road/ PO Box 8601
Little Rock, AR 72216-8601