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CIA Undergrad. Scholar Prog.

Meet CIA employment standards

Up to $18,000

July – Nov. 15

Must work one year for each year of sponsorship

Work during summer for CIA /1000 SAT/21 ACT 3.0–4.0 GPA

Cahaba Valley Lions Club

Shelby county resident, financial need, community service, have eye and/or diabetes disorder

up to $3,000

March 31


Cargill Scholarship for Rural America

Senior whose family income is 50% from farming, US citizen


Feb 15

Cargill Scholarship for Rural America  c/o National FFA Org.   Scholarship Office   PO Box 68960   Indianapolis, IN  46268-0960

Cecil Lane Family Scholarship

Alabama resident entering Auburn


Dec 5

Applicant is accepted at Auburn University. Parents or grandparents have been member of ACA for two or more years. Strong ties to the cattle industry

Central Intelligence Agency Scholarship

Must study engineering or computer science. Must work one year for each year of sponsorship. 3.0 GPA

Up to $15,000

Nov 1

Character Stars Scholarship

Alabama resident, 2 letters of rec., essay, 2.8 GPA, activities, SASE


March 1

American General Life and Accident Insurance Company   c/o Scholarship Program Program Administrator  PO Box 23737   Nashville, TN   37202-3737

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

High academics, leadership, character, service, US citizen


Oct 31  

Collegiate Inventors Competition

Students to share their inventive ideas with the world. Exploration in invention, science, engineering, technology, and other creative endeavors


Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship

From farm or ranch family, essay, work, leadership


Feb 15   

Daughters of the American Revolution

National Society

Good Citizens Scholarship


Nov. 15

Needham Bryan Chapter , DAR

DECA Scholarship Opportunities

DECA Chapter Members



Discover Card Scholarship

Juniors, 2.75 GPA, leadership, overcome obstacles, are making life better for others

$2,500 up

Jan 11
(703) 875-0708 

Dolphin Scholarship

Children of members of Submarine Force, academics, need, activities


April 15

Dolphin Scholarship Foundation  ,  Attn: Scholarship Administrator  ,  5040 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 104A  ,  Virginia Beach, VA   23462

ELA Foundation Scholarship

Female with physical Disability

$500 - $2000


June 1

Works with or advocates for people with disability Contact: ELA Foundation 2460 North Lake Ave., PMB #128 ALtadena, CA 91001

Education Communication Scholarship Foundation

Students Interested in : Computer science & engineering / Graphic & Media Communications / Business


May 15

(847) 295-6650

Elks National Foundation "Most Valuable Student"

Complete application, US citizen, community service, leadership, essay, financial need, letters of recommendation, achievements

$4,000 - $60,000

Jan 9

Contact the Lodge Scholarship Chairman, Exalted Ruler, or Secretary of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge having jurisdiction the area in which the student has legal residence.

Engineering Council of Birmingham

Shelby county senior majoring in engineering


April 1

Engineering Council of Birmingham, Inc.,  Attn: Sandy Wood,  7003 Alice Road,  McCalla, AL  35111

Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Must own or operation a business (even if it is non-profit)

renewal - 4 yrs - Total $40,000

Deadline is Jan. 15, 2008

Go to for more information. 

(This is a privately-funded scholarship offered by the founder of

Federal Aid First

Federal Aid First explains the differences between federal and private student loans, the various kinds of federal student loans offered, and the dollar amounts available. Included are details on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is the starting point for obtaining financial assistance for college.

Needs bases

Federal Employee Education and Assistance Scholarship

Dependents of civilian employed in Federal Government or US Postal Service 3.0GPA, essay, SASE


March 31

FEEA Fund   Attn: Educational Programs  ,  8441 West Bowles Avenue, Ste 200  ,  Littleton, CO   80123-9501

Friends in Art Scholarship

Blind or visually impaired students


April 15

Majoring in music, drama, art, or creative writing.
Contact: Harvey Miller 402 French Broad Street

Brevard, NC 28712-3410

GMAC Bowl Scholarships

Student of the Week /

Mobile Housing / child of Mobile Cty. Fire/ Police/Sheriff Dept.

$500 - $1500

Sept 15 – Oct 1

GMAC Bowl Office 251-635-0011

Gates Millennium Scholars

African American, Native American, Asian Pacific Islander, Hispanic American

5 yr. renewal as needed

Jan 12

Need Based on Federal Pell Grant Apply:

GPA: 3.3 or earned GED PHONE: 1-877-690-4677

Community Leadership
Mail: Gates Millennium Scholars P.O. Box 1434

Alexandria, Virginia 22313

Gift of Hope: 21st Century Scholars

Member of United Methodist Church


May 1
Patti Zimmerman, Scholarship Administrator 

Gorgas Scholarship

Must have scientific paper describing original research or project. Scientific work may have been done in conjunction with a summer science program or year-round supervised work

Over $10,000


Greystone Outreach Legacy Foundation Scholarship Program

Interest in golf, need, character, leadership, 3.0 GPA, Alabama resident


May 30

G.O.L.F. Scholarship Program   Meld Financial   3008 Pumphouse Road   B'ham, AL   35243

H&R Block Scholarship

Applicant or parent must be employed by H&R Block, need


March 1

Contact H&R Block Foundation directly

Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Students with financial or other disadvantaged background, application, 3.0 GPA, Alabama resident, SASE


April  30

National Institutes of Health   7550 Wisconsin Avenue, Rm 102,   Bethesda, MD   20814-3559

Heart of America

Christopher Reeve Award

Demonstrated tremendous courage and compassion serving community


Sept 1 – Nov. 30

Senior in high school

Details of volunteer work & supporting documentation


Heinz Food Service Scholarship

For school food service professionals who are members of the professional association  and their children. 3.0 GPA

Up to $2500

Apr. 1

American School Food Service Association                 700 S Washington St, Ste 300 Alexandria, VA  22314

703-739-3900 Ext 150


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic US citizens, field of Business, 3.0 GPA, need


April 15

Hispanic College Fund, Inc.   Scholarship Coordinator   One Thomas Circle NW, Ste 375   Washington, DC   20005-5802

Holocaust Remembrance Project

Grades 9-12. 1200 word essay.

$5000 plus trip to Washington, D.C.

April 30  

Horace Mann Scholarship Program

B average, 23 ACT, essay, recommendations, parent must be teacher, administrator, professor, or public school employee.  

$1,000 to $20,000'

Feb 1

Horace Mann Scholarship Program, PO Box 20490, Springfield, IL 62708


Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

Integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity

$1,000 - $10,000

October 30

Ina E. Powell

Memorial Scholarship

Female with strong leadership & academic record


Dec. 5

Attending Auburn in Agriculture, Forestry, Wildlife Science, College of Human Sciences or College of Education. Strong ties to agriculture. Parents or grandparents have been member of ACA for two or more years.

Institutional Scholarship Waivers

Awarded at Alabama 2-year institutions for high academic achievement

Full Tuition


Contact Junior College for application & Parents/PayingforCollege.htm

J. Craig and Page T. Smith "First In Family" Scholarship

Must have C average, community service or assistance to family, attend Alabama college.  Special consideration to "first in my family to attend college".

Amount not stated

March 1  205-250-6669  or see counselor

Jack and Elizabeth Warner College Scholarship

Applicant or parent must be employed by Gulf States Paper Cooperation


March 1

Contact Gulf States Paper Cooperation directly

Jackie Robinson Scholarship

Minority, need, leadership, high academics, essay

Up to $6000

April 1

Scholarship Program, Jackie Robinson Foundation   

Jay Shalmoni Memorial Holocaust Art & Writing Contest

Write an essay or create an art project based on an interview with a Holocaust survivor



Jaycee War Memorial Fund Scholarship

Leadership and Academic


Mar 1

918-584-2481 ext. 434

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

Based on academics, school/community involvement, and financial need

None stated

Mar 1

download application and submit my mail      


John and Eula Mae Baugh SYSCO Scholarship

Applicant or parent must be employed by SYSCO

$1,000 - $2,000

John F. Kennedy: Profiles in Courage Essay Contest

Students grades 9 – 12

$5,000 to $500

Sept. 1 – Jan. 10

The concept of political courage by writing an essay on a U.S. official who has chosen to do what is right, rather than what is expedient. 

Selection by Social Studies teachers in student’s high school

John Gyles Education Awards

Apply during last half of senior year, 2.7 GPA, send SASE for application

Up to $3000

April 1

Secretary, John Gyles Education Awards, PO Box 4808, Frederiction, New Brunswick  E3B 5G4  Canada    

Kaplan/Newsweek "My Turn" Essay Competition

Original essay on topic of students choice

Up to $5000

March 1  

Kids' Chance Scholarship Fund/Ala. Law Foundation

Parent killed or totally disabled due to on-the-job accident; required to apply for financial aid.


May 1


L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future

Amateur writer of any age may submit original prose or illustrations.


LeTendre Scholarship

For students identified as homeless

$2,000 - $3,000

Dec. 20


Linley Heflin Scholarship

Female, min. ACT 22, US citizen, financial need, transcript, two letters of recommendation, picture

$1,500 per year

Jan 10

.See Counselor

Louise NACCA Memorial Trust

For visual, hearing or physical impairment.  Financial need





Lucinda Todd Book Scholarship

Minority student with 3.0 GPA who will pursue teacher education degree


Apr. 7 


Margaret M. Prickett Scholarship

Daughters, Granddaughters of US Army officers, need, SASE


March 31

Society of Daughters of the US Army  ,  Janet Otto, Chairman ,   7717 Rockledge Court  ,  West Springfield, VA   22152-3854

Medical & Abroad Study Scholarships

Polish Origin

$1,000 to $2,500

Feb 1  

Methodist Youth Ministry Scholarship

Must be affiliated with Methodist Church

$500 - $1,000

June 1

Kara Oliver 

MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

Dependant children, stepchildren, adopted children of soldiers on active duty, retired or deceased

Amount not stated

Feb 19 

Army Emergency Relief National Headquarters, Education Department ,       200 Stovall Street  ,              Alexandria, VA  22332-0001

Minnie Pearl Scholarship Program

Academic achievers that are Deaf / hard of hearing


Feb. 15

3.0 GPA demonstrate leadership


Or Minnie Pearl Scholarship

1817 Patterson Street

Nashville, TN 37203 (615) 329-7807 (voice/ TTY)

Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship

Student with or child of parent with Multiple Sclerosis


Oct 15 – Jan. 15

Contact local MS chapter by calling 1-800-344-4867

For Application

National Alliance of Scholastic Achievement

Senior, anticipate being accepted by 4yr. college, GPA at least 2.75, ACT or SAT, essay, letter of recommendation

$2,000 to $15,000 available for tuition, fees, room and board, books, paid over 4 years

Mar 1


National Art Materials Trade Association (NAMTA)

Open to NAMTA employees or employee of a NAMTA member firm and their relatives. Based on financial need, GPA, extracurricular activities, and special interests.


Mar 1 


National FFA Scholarship

Academics, Community service, work experience

$1000 - $10,000

Feb. 15

Scholarship Coordinator, National FFA  317-802-6061

National Health Service Corps Scholarship

Career interest in nursing: must work one year for each year of scholarship in underserved community.

Full tuition

March 30

U.S. Dept of Health & Human Service,  National Health Service Corps,  4350 E. West hwy., 10th Fl.,  Bethesda, MD  20814          


National Peace Essay Contest

“Confronting Crimes Against Humanity” theme for 08’/09’ Essay competition.

1 National award, first place: $10,000*

1 National award, second place: $5,000*

1 National award, third place: $2,500*

53 State awards, first place: $1,000 each

Feb. 1

NO-Addiction Campaign Essay Contest

All high school students. 300 word essay telling why you have chosen to stay away from drugs and alcohol and what you are personally doing to further prevention and awareness in your school and community


April 26

(800) No-Addiction

Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards

Play tennis in interscholastic or intramural and have  type 1 diabetes


May 1  


OFA National Scholarship/Cary Family Scholarship

Have been in foster care for at least one year by 18th birthday

$2,000 - $6,000

April 5

Tina Raheem:  tinar@orphan.or 


Olin Livesey Scholarship Fund

Good scholarship, leadership, school and community participation



Papa Johns Scholarship

Well-rounded, good character, community involvement, creative ability, life goals and interests, demonstrated leadership, academic achievement, min. 2.0 GPA


Jan 20


Parke-Davis Epilepsy Scholarship

Student currently receiving treatment for epilepsy

Not stated 


Phi Delta Kappa International: Scholarships and Grants for Prospective Educators

Academic standing, essay, letters of recommendation, school and community activities

$1,000 to $5,000

Jan 31


Police Officers and Fire Fighters Survivors Education Assistance

Dependent of full time officials killed in the line of duty


Presidential Freedom Scholarships

Junior or Senior who had performed outstanding service to community, school or community must match $500


June 30


Professional Secretaries International Scholarships

Plan to attend 2 or 4 year college and take office courses

$500 to $2,000

Mar 1

Professional Secretaries International

Regions Right Way Scholarship

Applicant or parent must work at Regions Bank.  


March 1

Contact Corporate Headquarters Human Relations

Robert C. Byrd Scholarship

High academic achievement: nominated by counselor




Robert O. Finley, III Foundation Scholarship

Child of Berry High School graduate, athletic participation, strong character, essay, good GPA

$5,000 over 4 years

April 20


Ron Brown Scholarship

African-American , academics, leadership, service, 3.0 GPA


Jan 9    

Salvadoran-American Leadership Fund

Latino / Central American Background

$500 - $2500


Sam Walton Community Scholarship

Financial need, leadership, high academics. Must use location number of store nearest you. Must not be an employee or dependent of an employee.


Feb 1

On-line application and all supporting documentation by due date.  

Samuel Upchurch Memorial Scholarship

Student exhibits

academic excellence with major in Agriculture.



Dec. 5

Applicant is accepted in Animal Science or Agriculture Economics at Auburn University. Parents or grandparents have been member of ACA for two or more years.

Samsung American Legion Scholarship

Direct descendants of US wartime veterans, ACT, activities, need, community service


June 15

American Legion - National Headquarters   PO Box 1055   Indianapolis, IN   46206-1055

Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY)

Outstanding athletics, academics, leadership, and community service.

25 scholarships of $7,500 each. An invitation for winners, parents and/or guardians to attend a SAMMY weekend at the Disney World Complex in Orlando, Florida. An opportunity to be pictured in a special congratulatory Milk Mustache ad in a June edition of USA TODAY and other national magazines.



Scholarship for Students with Good Hearts

High academics, leadership, service, character, Alabama resident


March 1

American General Scholarship   615-320-3149

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Essay contest and transcript.  High school student with an interest in writing.

$1,000 - $5,000


Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, Inc.; 555 Broadway; New York, New York 10012-1396  -  various scholarships to various schools.

Sertoma International Scholarship

Deaf or hard of hearing students


May 2

3.2 GPA and documented hearing loss

(Various grants)

Resident of Alabama studying in Alabama

$300 - $2500
Needs bases

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer College Scholarship

Children of a parent who has died from breast cancer. Financial need.

Not specified

Tagged for Greatness

Academic and leadership excellence

$1,000 - $5,000

Dec. 5

Family is a member of Alabama Cattlemen’s Association

Tall Clubs International Scholarship

Open to seniors meeting heighth requirements : Men 6'2" Women 5'10"

Not specified 

Target All-Around Scholarship

Information and application at Target Stores

$1,000 - $10,000

November 1

Ask at your local store.

The Alabama Baptist Foundation Scholarship

Alabama resident, member of Baptist church in Alabama Baptist State Convention, ACT, rec., photo 


March 31   



Undergraduate students with disabilities & financial need

who enroll in a State University System of Florida (SUS) institution

May 15

TORA Scholarship

Dependents of active duty or drilling reservist, 3.0 GPA, leadership, citizenship


March 1    "Member Service"   "Scholarship 200"

Tourism Foundation Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

Hearing Impaired

April 15

Interest in Tourism/travel or hotel/restaurant management

GPA: 3.0


Or National Tourism Foundation 546 East Main Street

Lexington, KY 40508 800-682-8886

Tylenol  Scholarship

Write a brief essay on goals and aspirations, a list of school activities, and a list of community and volunteer activities.


 November may be picked up at Eckerd stores before the due date

United Daughters of the Confederacy Scholarships

Must be a descendant of a Confederate soldier, sailor, or marine.  3.0 GPA


Feb 15 


United Negro College Fund

Must be African-American enrolled at UNCF approved school.  



Program Services Dept., United Negro College Fund, 8260 Willow Oaks Corp. Dr., Fairfax, VA  22031 


VFW Voice of Democracy - Patriotic Audio Essay Competition

Students in 9-12 grades. Theme "My Commitment to America's Future"


Nov 1

VFW scholarship link 

Vice Admiral E.P. Tarvers Scholarship

Children of active duty or retired Navy or Marines, need, 2.0 GPA


March 1

Navy-Marine Corp Relief Society  ,  Educational Programs  ,  801 N. Randolph Street, Ste 1228  ,  Arlington, VA   22203-1977

Virginia Cobb Scholarship for Hearing/Speech Impaired

GPA 2.5

Not specified

Aug 10

The Charity League of Birmingham

Vocational Rehabilitation Scholarship

Must provide proof of disability or physical challenge


Voice of Democracy Program

Students 10-12 record on audio cassette a three to five minute essay on assigned topic

Not stated   -  programs - youth development


Walton Foundation Scholarship

Applicant or parent must be employed by Wal-Mart


March 1


Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Plan to work in government service.  Essay required.

$2,500 to $10,000

Jan 15 - 12k

Wax Company Scholarship

Student must attend Auburn University and enroll in Agriculture


Dec. 15

Parents must be a member of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association.

Alabama Cattlemen's Association, Att. Martha Davis,

P.O. Box 2499 Montgomery, AL 36102-2499

Westinghouse Bertha Lamme Scholarship

Female, interest in engineering, SASE


May 15   

Women's Missionary Union Scholarship

For female Baptist active in WMU / Acteens

$500 - $700

January  15

March 1

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Award

Students 9-12 may submit patriotic art on paper or canvas

Not stated 

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards

Original patriotic work of art.

$500 - $3,000

Feb 1

Local Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW.


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Auburn College of Engineering Scholarships
Consortium agreement between Alabama two year colleges and

Alabama four year colleges. 

Alabama Veterans Benefits Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (dental hygiene scholarships)

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