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    1.  High School students interested in attending UA are invited to attend an ASAP (Alumni Scholarship Assistance Program) session.

    Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 4:00pm

    Moody Music Building

    RSVP at alumni.ua.edu/scholarships/asap

    See what scholarships are available and discover ways for your application to stand out!

     

    2.  Prudential Spirit of the Community Award. Read about how to apply. Deadline is November 5th, 2019. Open to students in grades 5-12.

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    3.  Alabama Associateion of Federal Education Program Administrators

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    4.  Bevill State Scholarship Info

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    5. 

    **Scholarship Link**
    Seniors and Senior Parents: Look at the link for scholarships associated with Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Apply for what you can.

    https://dar.academicworks.com/

     

    6.  Montevallo-Academic leadership scholarship requirement-21 ACT score (superscore). Scholarship deadline is Feb 1.
    https://www.montevallo.edu/admissions-aid/undergraduate-admissions/scholarships/entering-freshmen-academic/

     

    7.  Scholarship Opp: Deadline of January 15. Essay required. gwcf.org. Requirements attached

     

    8.  Scholarship Application Dates- Entering Freshmen Fall 2020

     

    The University of Alabama

    Opens:  Now

    Closes:  December 15

    *Students must have applied to UA and be admitted before they can access the scholarship application.  Don’t forget, this application is in addition to the scholarship you may receive when you apply based on your ACT score.  https://scholarships.ua.edu/freshman/

    The University of North Alabama

    Opens:  Now

    Closes:  February 1

    *Students interested must also submit their resume by this date.  No additional scholarship application is required.  Apply at una.edu/apply

    The University of West Alabama

    Opens:  September 15

    Closes:  April 15

    * https://uwa.edu/admissions/undergraduate/scholarships

    Shelton State Community College

    Opens: January 1

    Closes:  March 1

    *Apply at https://sheltonstate.awardspring.com.  You must have a Shelton username and password in order to apply.  A transcript MUST be uploaded within the application.  Foundational scholarships are available in addition to the ones on awardspring.  You can apply for those at https://www.sheltonstate.edu/about-us/development/shelton-state-community-college-foundation/sscc-foundation-scholarships/.

    Walk-In Scholarship Application Help Sessions

    January 9, 2019 – February 27, 2019
    Wednesdays
    3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Martin Campus – Room 2262

    February 4, 2019 – February 25, 2019
    Mondays
    3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Bevill State Community College

    Opens:  September

    Closes:  January 15

    *Apply online at www.bscc.edu/scholarships.  A transcript MUST be uploaded within the application.  Bevill also offers foundational scholarships students can apply for.  Apply at www.bscc.edu/foundation-scholarships.

    Auburn University

    *Apply at http://www.auburn.edu/scholarship/index.php

    UAB

    Opens:  Now

    Closes:  December 1

    *Includes submission of application and ALL required documentation.  https://www.uab.edu/students/paying-for-college/scholarships/act-gpa-based-scholarships-alabama-residents

     

    9. Smith Scholarship Foundation

    DEADLINE JANUARY 10, 2020 – DEADLINE JANUARY 10, 2020

    ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS, PARENTS, TEACHERS

    AND SERVICE PROVIDERS

     

     

    The Smith Scholarship Foundation will begin accepting on-line Applications on October 1, 2019 for the Smith Scholarship Program.  The Smith Scholarship Foundation Program is an Accountability Scholarship Program providing assistance to High School Seniors who have “given back” to their community through volunteer activities or by caring for family while overcoming financial and personal challenges.

     

    The SSF Programs provide up to $15,000 a year in financial assistance plus opportunities for study abroad, professional training through its Internship Program as well as valuable assistance from Mentors who counsel and assist students with academic, personal and professional obstacles.  All assistance is subject to strict compliance with SSF Guidelines. SSF is a last dollar supplemental scholarship.

     

    Please visit our website today at www.smithscholarships.com for additional information.  Look in the shaded box to the left and click on “Most Frequently Asked Questions” for more information.

     

    NEW DEADLINES:

     

    APPLY EARLY!  EARLY APPLICATIONS RECEIVE MORE REVIEWS AND MOST PAST WINNERS APPLIED EARLY.

     

    APPLICATIONS WITH LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION MUST BE SUBMITTED BY:   January 10, 2020.

     

    Proof of Filing FASFA must be submitted with SSF Scholarship Application.  Student Aid Report (“SAR’s”) must be attached to the application

     

    Notice:  Applications for Pell Grant and State SEOG Grants will be accepted October 1, 2010 for aid in the 2020-21 school year.  Remind your students to apply as soon as possible for their governmental aid. Early applications can qualify for additional funding up to $2,000.

     

    10. Quest Bridge Scholarship Opportunity
    https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/who-should-apply

    https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/how-to-apply

     

    11.  Look at the link for scholarships associated with Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Apply for what you can.
    https://dar.academicworks.com/

     

    12.  Horation Alger:  scholars.horatioalger.org.

     

    13.  Gp to www.dialmycalls.com/scholarship.html

     

    14.  Interested in a manufacturing related field?
    Apply for a scholarship: https://dreamitdoitalabama.com/aama/#sign-up
    Apply by Nov 15

     

    15.  Lots of info on this website. Check it out.
    https://www.college-scholarships.com/

     

    16.  DAR Christopher Columbus Essay Contest.  All grades.  Due November 22.  See Mrs. Hamner for more details or check Remind.

     

    17.  FBLA Scholarship.  Check email or Remind for Application or see Mrs. Hamner.   For seniors.  Deadline of December 15.

     

    18.  National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship.  For Seniors.  Deadline is December 31st.  Don't wait till the deadline as their may be things needed from the counselor for the application.  Check email or Remind for application or see Mrs. Hamner.

    19.  Coolidge Scholarship for Juniors

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    20. Microscholarships

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    21.  Free Scholarship Website:  www.fastweb.com
    Create a profile and learn about scholarships that apply to you.

     

    22.  College Counts:  treasury.alabama.gov/collegecounts-scholarships

    Minimum ACT score-26, 2.75 GPA, Deadline Feb. 27th, 2020

     

    23. The Alabama Center for Architecture is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to advance the enjoyment of architecture and design through engagement, education and collaboration. Per that mission, we offer scholarships for high school seniors and current enrollees from Alabama who have been accepted to an accredited school of architecture. This opportunity is also available to Alabama residents earning a Master of Architecture from an accredited architecture program.

     

    In 2019 the ACFA awarded $8,500 in scholarships, and since its creation in 2006, we have awarded $86,250 in scholarships to architecture students. These funds are made possible through our annual golf tournament, scholarship grants from the American Institute of Architects, and generous donations of patrons and sponsors.

     

    The scholarship application is enclosed, and it is also available online at www.alcfa.org/scholarships/acfa-scholarship.

     

    24. RCU will award two $2,500 college tuition scholarships to graduating high school seniors this spring.  To be eligible, the student or a member of his or her immediate family must be a member in good standing of the credit union.  Immediate family is considered the mother, father, brother, sister, or grandparent of the student.  Applications will be available on or before January 6th at area high schools and all locations of RiverFall.  No minimum GPA, ACT, or SAT score is required, however, academic performance as well as leadership, community service, and financial need will be considered.  Completed applications must be received in our downtown office located at 2520 6th Street in Tuscaloosa no later than March 6th 2020. See Mrs. Hamner for an application.

     

    25. I'm happy to share with you a unique opportunity for your most creative students:  The Jim Harrell Poetry Prize for entering freshmen at the University of Montevallo.   This vibrant program has awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships to student poets since its establishment more than a decade ago.  Through the generosity of James N. Harrell, we can offer a $2000 scholarship for the contest-winning poem, and a $1000 scholarship for second place.  We established the contest and the scholarships expressly with entering freshmen in mind, as an encouragement to pursue poetry at the college level.  And we know that both the recognition and the funding can make a huge difference in getting the good start at college that every entering student needs.

     

    If you advise creative writers, or if you have teachers at your school who do, please share this fantastic opportunity with them! A PDF with the application information is attached.  For more information, please contact Jim Murphy, Professor of English, at murphyj@montevallo.edu or 205-665-6431.

     

    26. DCH Foundation Scholarship.  Seniors.   See Mrs. Hamner or check your emails.

     

    27.  Sandra Baker Scholarsship-PRIDE of Tuscaloosa.  Seniors.  Check your emails or see Mrs. Hamner.  http://www.prideoftuscaloosa.org/

     

    28. Mercedes Scholarship

    Criteria:
    1. Graduating Alabama senior
    2.  Attending high school in Tuscaloosa or Jefferson County
    3.  planning to enroll in a full-time accredited two or four year college, university, or vocational technical school by Fall 2020
     
    Application deadline is March 16, 2020
     
    Apply at www.mbusi.com>located under MBUSI>Corporate Info>Scholarships
     
    29. Foundational Scholarships at Shelton.  The link is below.
     
    This is in addition to the institutional scholarship application.  If you plan to attend Shelton State Community College, make sure you apply for both.  Both of the applications close March 1, 2020.
     
    30.  Riverview Orthodontics is offering a scholarship for a senior that meets the following criteria:
    1. Scholastic Standing
    2. Evidence of Leadership and Potential
    3. Financial Need
    4. Existing or Previous patient of Dr. Mike Upton or Riverview Orthodontics.
    Application packet is attached.Riverview Orthodontic Scholarship Application
     
    31.  Alabama School Public Relations Association 2020 Scholarship
    -must be interested in pursuing a public relations major, communication major
    -high school junior or senior
    -Min GPA of 3.0
    -Find complete details and application at www.alspra.org
     
    32.  Alabama State University ScholarshipScholarship Application
     
    33.  PB&J Scholarship 
    -Amount:  $500-$1000
    -Must have faced and overcome challenges and have the drive to succeed
    -2 or 4 year school
    -Due May 31st, 2020
     
    34.  American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship
    -Amount:  $1,000
    -Deadline:  March 1, 2020
    -Requirements:  Must be a registered active member of a scouts troop
     
    35.  Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
    http://baseball.dixie.org
    -Amount:  11 awards of $1250
    -Deadline:  April 1, 2020
    -Requirements:  Must have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball orogram; have strong school and community leadership; must demonstrate financial need
     
    36.  Haynes Life Flight 2 Memorial Scholarship
    www.cacfinfo.org
    -Amount:  $2000
    -Deadline:  March 1
    -Requirements:  Must be a high school senior; pursue a degree in nursing or EMT certification; minimum 3,0 GPA
     
    37.  Alabama Homebuilders Foundation Scholarship
    www.ahbfoundation.org
    -Amount:  Varies
    -Deadline:  March 15
    -Requirements:  Must be a high school senior and resident of Alanama; must be enrolling in or attending an accredited junior college, technical school or university in Alabama; must be enrolling in a residential construction related field
     
    38.  Southern Automotive Women's Forum
    www.southernautomotivewomen.org/scholarship/
    -Amount:  $1,000-$5,000
    -Deadline:  March 6
    -Requirements:  Must be a female high school senior enrolling in an Alabama College or University; minimum 2.5 GPA; must be pursuing a STEM (Science, technology, engineering and math) or automotive field
     
    39.  Go build Alabama Student of the Month Scholarship
    www.gobuildalabama.com/educators/student-of-the-month/
    -Amount:  $1000
    -Deadline:  Monthly (September-April)
    -Requirements:  Must be a junior or senior interested in a career in the construction industry, ideally with plans to pursue after graduation; enrolled in related technical courses; scholarship money must be used at an education institute or training program for construction-related training.
     

    40. Kids Chance Scholarship

    www.alabamalawfoundation.org

    -Amount:  $500-$2500

    -Deadline:  May 1

    -Requirements:  Must be a legal resident of Alabama; must be a student whose parent or parents have been permanently disabled or killed on the job

     

    41. Alabama Scholarship for Dependents of Blind Parents

    www.rehab.alabama.gov

    -Amount:  Tuition and fees

    -Deadline:  Varies

    -Requirements:  Must be a student from a family in which the head of the family is blind and whose family income is insufficient to provide educational benefits.

     

    42. Police officers and firefighter’s Survivors Educational Assistance Program

    www.ache.state.al.us

    -Amount:  Tuition, fees, books and supplies

    -Deadline:  Varies

    -Requirements:  Must be a student who is a dependent of an Alabama Police Officer or Firefighter killed in the line of duty.

     

    43. Alabama GI Dependents’ Educational benefit Program

    www.va.state.al.us

    -Amount:  Tuition, fees and book assistance

    -Deadline:  Varies

    -Requirements:  Must be an Alabama resident and a child of an eligible Alabama veteran

     

    44. Countdown-to-College Scholarship

    www.potentialmagazine.com

    -Amount:  $1000

    -Deadline:  May 4

    -Requirements:  Must be an Alabama high school student

     

     45. AIAC Commission

    www.aiac.alabama.gov

    -Amount:  Up to $2000

    -Deadline:  Varies

    -Requirements:  Must be an Alabama high school senior, enrolled in a federal/state recognized tribe for a minimum of 3 years