Picket Fences Divorce Recovery Ministries Scholarship Program

Deadline: TBD (for fall 2017)
Purpose:   This scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to PFDRM members who are returning to post-secondary education as the result of a divorce.  
Amount:  $1,000; to be paid directly to recipient’s institution
How to Apply:  Complete the Scholarship Application (link below) and return with the required information by the deadline (to be posted at a later date)


  • Female
  • Member of the PFDRM Online Community Forum
  • Must also submit (or already have submitted) the FAFSA form for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Must show financial need
  • Enrolled in a degree program, certification program at a post-secondary institution of education in the United States (university, community college, technical or vocational school.)

Items needed:

  • Correct and complete information.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Copy of transcripts (an unofficial copy is fine).  We prefer transcripts from all institutions previously attended; however, the most important one is the transcript from the current institution.  A Letter of Good Standing from the current institution may also be considered, depending on the circumstances.
  • References.  You will need to provide letters of reference from at least three individuals who will help give us a clearer picture of your goals, strengths, past accomplishments and need (pastor, employer, friend, counselor, professor, etc.)
  • Essay.  Three (3) page limit with all points addressed (see application packet)
  • Applicant Certification Page.  This must be signed and dated by the applicant.  An electronic signature or signed and scanned copy is acceptable.

Questions may be emailed to:  PFDRM.mail@gmail.com

The PFDRM Scholarship committee would like to congratulate the recipients of the previous PFDRM Scholarships.  For obvious privacy reasons, these individuals will remain anonymous.