for Current Recipients
Recipients, check here for monthly updates. We’ll post upcoming workshops,
events, deadlines, and general announcements.
Scholarship funds are to be spent frugally and wisely. All payment requests
are subject to review by the case manager, director and members of the board
of directors. Payment requests may be denied, even if they fall into approved
categories, if determined to be inappropriate or excessive. Payments for
tuition, books and uniforms will be considered only if all necessary paperwork
completed. (Tuition payments will only be made when your Pell Grant has
been posted to school account and/or proof that payment is due immediately
We CAN pay:
Tuition, fees, textbooks and school supplies (items
that are vital to
school success only)
Membership dues to professional organizations
that advance the student’s career goals
Utilities (cable television not included)
Telephone (basic service only)
Transportation (insurance, car repair, maintenance or gasoline)
Groceries and other household necessities (diapers included).
Necessary medical/dental expenses for you or your children
Daycare and after-school care tuition (tuition for private school K-12
will not be paid)
Other items may be approved by SPSF Board Committees
We CANNOT pay:
Bills that were due or paid prior to the beginning
of the current semester
Past due and/or late fees
Credit card bills
Deposits for housing or utilities
For purchases paid with food stamps
Any bills prior to attendance of mandatory
orientations and/or all paperwork is signed.
to download a Payment Request
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Renewal Application - Renewal applications are for returning students
only. Please contact SPSF for more information.
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