Month: March 2023

Student Stories: Tiffany Pogue, Gilman Program Recipient “Spilling the Tea on Travel” (STTOT)

March 31, 2023 – Tune in to the University of South Alabama’s (USA), Office of International Education and Study Abroad podcast, Spilling the Tea on Travel (STTOT). A USA senior, Ms. Tiffany Pogue shares how she received the nationally competitive Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship–to support her travel abroad. Dr. Bri Ard, USA’s Executive Director of

ASPSF Graduate ‘never felt like a single mother’

Dear ASPSF Supporters, I would like you to know that you were essential to my son, my success, and my life! I have never felt like a single mother thanks to your support. You are no stranger; you are  my family. You sat at my dinner table, you put presents under our Christmas tree, and, 

Monticello single mom doesn’t quit on nursing degree

Like so many, Camisha Johnson watched the news when the pandemic rolled in three years ago. But unlike many, the single mom from Monticello didn’t despair or panic. Instead, watching the health care field step up motivated her to try again to become a nurse. “The fire in me was reignited. I wanted to help

Recent ASPSF graduate returns to volunteer

Janna Worbington graduated in 2022 from Central Baptist College. Her two sons and younger brother celebrated the achievement with her. Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund is excited to honor Janna Worbington as the Volunteer of the Month for March 2023.  Janna began volunteering with the ASPSF West Central Region last fall, right after graduating from

Student Stories: Nicholas Tracy (COL ’24), Benjamin Gilman Scholarship Award Recipient

March 2, 2023 – From the article: “…the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) awarded nearly 1,500 American undergraduate students the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Gilman Scholars are United States undergraduate students who qualify and receive Pell Grants to cover the costs of their higher education. This year, one of our