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2018 ALET Debbie Rice Scholarship

Alabama Leaders of Educational Technology (ALET) announces a $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to a public high school senior enrolled in a school system with a delegate member in this organization. Seeking graduating seniors with a record of volunteerism in the community in both non-school sponsored and extracurricular school activities. The recipient must attend an accredited college/university or technical school located in the state of Alabama. Click here for more information.

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National Merit Finalists who list The University of Alabama as their college of choice with the National Merit Corporation by May 1, 2018 will receive the following:

  • Value of tuition (in-state or out-of-state, as applicable) for up to 5 years or 10 semesters for degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate (or law) studies.
  • One year of on-campus housing at regular room rate (based on assignment by Housing and Residential Communities)
  • A $3,500 per year Merit Scholarship stipend for four years. A student must maintain at least a 3.3 GPA to continue receiving this scholarship stipend.
  • One-time allowance of $2,000 for use in summer research or international study (after completing one year of study at UA)
  • $2,000 book scholarship ($500 per year for four years)
  • For more information about these awards, please visit our National Merit Scholars Page.

Wallace College Application and Scholarship Links

·Scholarship applications packets (Academic, Career Tec​h, and Health Science) will be available through online submission December 2017 with a due date of March 1.
We will also have a Foundation Scholarship packet available summer 2018 for fall 2018 students. We update internal and external scholarships at this link
http://www.wallace.edu/financial_aid/current_scholarship_opportunities.aspx

· Online admissions application:

http://www.wallace.edu/admissions/online_application.aspx

· WCC FAFSA code= 001018;

FSAID (this is how student/parent sign their FAFSA application) https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

FAFSA application www.fafsa.ed.gov

Dr. Robert J. McLaughlin Memorial Scholarship  was established in August 2017. This scholarship will be awarded for the first time in Spring of 2018. Criteria are as follows:


1. Scholarship will be awarded to a Wallace Community College (WCC) Wallace Campus student majoring in Nursing or any Allied Health program, with a preference given to a Dale County student.
2. Recipient will be awarded one (1) full scholarship, covering tuition, fees, and books, per academic school year - renewable for the spring and summer semesters, as long as he/she re­mains in good standing, maintains a minimum GPA of 2.5, and is enrolled as a full-time student.
3. Recipient must have met the requirements for unconditional admission to WCC. 
4. Scholarship will be awarded based on unmet financial need, grade point average, and recommendation from the Scholarship Committee.
5. Successful applicant will submit a completed application package to include transcripts, short essay, and letters of rec­ommendation.
6. Scholarship recipient must reapply for funding for the fol­lowing academic year.
7. In the absence of any qualified applicant, the scholarship will not be awarded.
8. The Foundation will ensure that the donor is duly informed of scholarship recipients.
9.  Scholarship will be publicized along with other Foundation scholarships.

Applications will be available online on the College Web site www.wallace.edu.

Southeast Alabama Gas- Community Service Scholarship Program

Southeast Gas is pleased to provide a Community Service Scholarship program that recognizes
outstanding community leadership in high school students and helps those students reach their
academic goals.
The program is administered by Southeast Gas' Scholarship Committee, and awards are granted without
regard to the actual or perceived race, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender or sexual
preference of any applicant
.


Who is eligible?

Applicants to the Southeast Gas Community Service Scholarship program must meet all of the following
criteria:

  •   Must have participated in community service work or volunteer activities;
  •  Must be currently enrolled in a high school served by Southeast Gas;
  •  Must be a U.S. resident, age 20 or under;
  •  Must have a cumulative high school grade point average between 2.50 and 4.00 on a 4.00 scale(or the equivalent) - emphasis will be placed on community service leadership activities; and
  • Must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited university, college or technical school prior to scholarship award.

Click here for the application

Duke Smith Scholarship


Each year District VI of the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association provides a $500 scholarship to a deserving senior within out district.

Please make sure any and every deserving senior in your high school is forwarded this email link, and the opportunity to apply for this scholarship.

The deadline is March 1, 2018, and all information is included in the information packet attached below.

 

http://www.troyrecreation.org/DukeSmith2018v2.pdf

Below you will find information and deadline dates from the admissions counselor at Auburn UniversityCampus Events

o The College of Engineering will host prospective students on February 23, 2018 for E-Day. Registration is now open! This is a great opportunity for any student interested in engineering. Please visit the follow website for more information: http://www.eng.auburn.edu/outreach/k-12/eday/index.html

o The College of Veterinary Medicine will be hosting their annual Open House for prospective students on April 7, 2018. For more information about this event, please visit http://www.vetmed.auburn.edu/education/prospective-students/.

o The College of Human Sciences will be hosting their annual fashion show on April 19, 2018. This is a great opportunity for students interested in Apparel Merchandising, Design, and Production Management to see what our Auburn students are doing! For more information about this event, please visit http://humsci.auburn.edu/fashionevent.php.

- Admissions Reminders

o The admissions application deadline is rapidly approaching! Any student interested in applying for Fall 2018 must have everything to us by January 15th.

o The priority FAFSA deadline is February 1st.

o Even though priority deadline for scholarships was December 1st, accepted students still have the opportunity to fill out the AUSOMscholarship application to receive consideration for some smaller general and departmental scholarships. Students must do that beforeFebruary 1st. All general and departmental scholarships will be awarded by mid-March. All merit based scholarships for next fall have been awarded.

§ All scholarships must be accepted by May 1st!

o Final decisions for deferred students should be released towards the end of this month and into early February. These admissions decisions will be released by February 15th. Please have students check their online application status for any updates.

o Housing is awarded on a first come first serve basis. Accepted students who have not filled the housing application out and want to live on campus next year need to do that ASAP. According to Housing, a waitlist is going to start mid-January. The confirmation deposit must be paid before they have access to this application.

§ March 1st is the last day to make any changes to the housing application. Please have students contact housing directly.

§ Housing assignments will be released starting on March 15th.

§ http://auburn.edu/administration/housing/

o Camp War Eagle (freshmen orientation) information should be going out in March!

o Confirmation deposits are due by May 1st. Accepted students should go ahead and submit this deposit if they are planning to come to Auburn next year.

o Any accepted students please check your Auburn email accounts on a weekly basis to stay updated on important information!

Contact

Mary Davis Kennedy '16

Admissions Advisor

Auburn University Office of Undergraduate Recruitment

marydaviskennedy@auburn.edu | 334.844.6432

www.auburn.edu/admissions

The Quad Center | Auburn, AL 36849

 

Brittany Shepard Pugh Legacy Scholarship

This Scholarship will be awarded to a young lady in the in the senior class of Ozark City Schools or Dale County Schools who demonstrates: outstanding achievement in community service, scholastic excellence, exceptional character, and one whom would be a fitting recipient to honor the legacy of Brittany Shepard Pugh.

This scholarship packet is to be postmarked to the following address no later than March 30, 2018.
Brittany Shepard Pugh Legacy Scholarship
c/o Maude Martin Study Club/Mrs. Randy Matthews 192 Owens Street
Ozark, Alabama 36360

CHS Class of 1965 Scholarship

See Mrs. Stanford in Guidance for an applicationThe Class of 1965's goal is to aid a senior student at Carroll High School to improve his or her life through further education.

Guidelines
1. Carroll High School Seniors are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
2. A grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is required.
3. Financial need is a consideration.
4. A familial relationship to CHS Class of 1965 alumni is a consideration.
5. A letter of recommendation from a core teacher is required.
6. A personal essay is required (see application).
7. Applications will be distributed through CHS guidance office and must be returned by March 30th.
8. The amount of the scholarship for 2018 is $1,500. At least one scholarship will be awarded this year.
9. A selection committee will determine scholarship recipient.
10. The scholarship will be paid directly to an accredited college to which the student has been accepted.
11. If the recipient does not enroll in a college within 6 months of graduation, he/she will forfeit the scholarship.

Click here for the Class of 1965 Scholarship


The Law Office of Nancy L. Cavey believes firmly in the importance of
education and as a way to give back to the community they are offering a
$1000 scholarship to an outstanding student.

Deadline: August 1, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Application: The application and more scholarship details/requirements can
be found at: http://caveylaw.com/scholarship-2018/.

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation


No one succeeds in college alone. That's why the Jackie Robinson Foundation offers promising minority students not only a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending college, but a full support network of fellow scholars, alumni, and professional mentors to help them excel in school and beyond.
The deadline for applications is February 1, 2018, so we ask that you encourage eligible students to apply right away. Learn more by clicking here

 

Mattie Kolb Scholarship

A $500 scholarship awarded yearly by the Dothan District United Methodist Women. The scholarship is awarded based on financial need, academic record, and service to church and community.
Please contact Jolinda Strickland at jolinda928@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Click here for the Mattie Kolb application

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

The Chi Upsilon Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Enterprise, AL, will award its annual scholarship to a deserving graduating senior in May 2018. The amount of the scholarship is
$500.00.

Scholarship Criteria:
1. Applicant must be a graduating senior
2. Applicant must have a 3.0 grade point average
3. Applicants must enroll in a post-secondary educational institution, college or vocational school
4. Applicant must submit an official transcript
5. Applicant must write an essay with a minimum of 500 words and no more than 600 words on the topic:

"My Short and Long Term Goals after Graduation"
Applications, transcripts, and essays must be submitted by April 2, 2018 to be considered for the scholarship.

Click here for the Zeta Phi Beta Scholarship

 

 The Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program PLUS Scholarship Money

To apply, students must be:
A high school senior with a Spring 2018 graduation date
Pell-eligible, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
Additionally, students must submit either an SAT or ACT score.

Selected Wells Fargo Fellows must enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university. Failure to enroll in the Fall of 2018 will lead to forfeiture of the scholarship.

As part of this intensive co-curricular programming, Wells Fargo Fellows will receive personal and professional development training, access to financial capabilities workshops, mentoring, internship and career exploration, and participate in numerous community engagement opportunities. Fellows must participate in all Wells Fargo webinars and attend the firm's annual Summer Leadership Summits in order to maintain funding eligibility.

 

In order to apply, a student must first create a MyWFALFP Profile. The MyWFALFP Profile is a student's portal for everything related to The Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program, including the application, and - if he/she is selected as a Fellow - all associated support services.

Dr. S.C. Jackson Scholarship

The Dr. S.C. Jackson Scholarship of Ozark, Alabama was founded in 2002 to promote the higher education opportunities of students. Each year one student will be selected as the Dr. S.C. Jackson Scholarship recipient. The standard award amount for this scholarship is $500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants must:
• Must be enrolled within the Ozark City School or private school systems in the 12th grade.
• Must be graduating in May or June during the current year.
• Must be an active participant in one or more clubs or organizations (i.e., band, FBLA, FFA, Government Club, JROTC, National Honor Society, Student Government Association and etc.) at their respective school.
• Must exhibit good moral character.
•Must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or better upon graduation.

Click here for the application

Dothan Pediatric Scholarship

Deadline  to apply is March 5.

Click her for the application. http://www.dothanpediatricclinic.com/about/scholarship-program/

The Grider-Gissendanner Family Scholarship

Deshanna and De'Siona Grider was the first dual enrollment students in our family to graduate Wallace Community College with Associate Degree's before receiving their high school diploma. The Grider/Gissendanner family made many sacrifices as a family, worked hard in and out of school, was extremely dedicated, and used their time wisely. While becoming trail blazers in their school and community they have stayed active in church, school, and their community.


Eligibility Requirements
• High school senior & dual enrolled in college
• Volunteer hours (provide proof)
•List of honor societies, extracurricular activities,and clubs (separate sheet)
• GPA 3.0 or higher in high school & college - provide transcripts
• 2 letters of recommendations from
1. Principal or guidance counselor from high school
2. Dual enrollment counselor or an academic professor from college
• Essay: 350-word essay on the topic "How has dual enrollment impacted the life of my family and I?"
• Open date February 11, 2018 & Postmarked by April 11, 2018.
• Please return application with all required documents. Incomplete application packets will not be considered, so please double check list.

Click here for the Grider/Gissendanner Scholarship