Scholarship Descriptions, Qualifications, and Information



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Scholarship

Descriptions, Qualifications
and Information


Funds
Available


Deadlines

Contact

Exchange Club Student of the Month

Exchange Club Student of the Year



 Selected based on resume (academics, leadership, community service, volunteer hours)

$1000

Sept 9

Submit essay to Mrs. Kite

First Generation Scholarship Program

First in family to seek college education, high academics, 3.0 GPA; contact school planning to attend to see if they participate in this program.

$6,125 annually

Oct 1

www.thecocacolacompany.com 

Wendy's Heisman

Entries from student athletes graduating with the Class of 2017, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and participate in a school-sponsored sport

Varies

Oct 3, 6 PM EST

http://www.wendysheisman.com/


AES Engineers Scholarship

Based on character demonstrated through essay; not required to be an engineering major

$500

Oct 6

www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

Voice of Democracy Program

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

Up to $30,000

Oct 15

www.vfw.org

1-816-968-1117

Horatio Alger National Scholarship

2.0 GPA; faced and overcome great obstacle(s) in your life, community activities, financial need

Average Award: $20,000

State Scholarship: $5,000

Oct. 25

https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/index.cfm

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school

$10,000-$20,000

Aug 1

-

Oct 31

https://www.coca-colascholars.org/cokeWeb/page.jsp?navigation=15

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

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

Not stated

Oct 31

Download application and submit by mail
www.jimmyranefoundation.org

Prudential Spirit of the Community

Solely based on community service

$1000 - $5000

Nov 8

http://spirit.prudential.com

Ron Brown Scholarship

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

$10,000

Nov 1

&

Jan 9

http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply.aspx


Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer College Scholarship

Children of a parent who has died from breast cancer; financial need, scholastic achievement , community service, and leadership required; 2.8 GPA

Up to $10,000

Mid Nov

http://ww5.komen.org

Elks National Foundation "Most Valuable Student"

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

$4,000 - $60,000

Sep 1 –

Nov 30

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. www.elks.org/enf 

University of Alabama

Scholarship application, including resume portion to be considered for Freshman & General scholarships must be submitted by Dec 15

requirements vary beginning with a 27 ACT & at least a 3.5 GPA

Dec 15

www.mybama.ua.edu

AXA Achievement Scholarship Program

Outstanding achievements in school, community, or workplace

$1,000 - $25,000

Dec 15

www.axa-achievement.com 

Auburn University

requirements vary beginning with a 26 ACT & at least a 3.25 GPA

varies

Multiple depending on type of scholarship

www.auburn.edu/scholarship

American Quarter Horse Foundation Scholarship

Member of AQHA  3 years 2.5 GPA, essay, transcript, recommendation

$500-$25,000

Dec 1

http://www.aqha.com/Foundation.aspx

806- 376-5029

University of South Alabama Scholarships

 Varies

$10,000-44,000

Dec 1

www.southalabama.edu

admiss@usothal.edu



Burger King

2.5 GPA, Seniors, enrolled as full-time at 2 year or 4 year college

$1,000 - $25,000

Dec 15

http://www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/

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

Dec 1

www.jcraigsmithfoundation.org  205-250-6669  or see counselor

Alabama Grocers Education Foundation Scholarship

Seniors; child of full-time employee of AGA (at least 2 years of employment)

$500-$1,000

Dec 1 –

Feb 15


P.O. Box 661106

Birmingham, AL 35266 www.alabamagrocers.com/

Imagine America Scholarship - Virginia College

Any Senior, 2.5 minimum GPA, demonstrated financial need

$1000

December 31

http://www.imagine-america.org/01-faq.asp

U.S. JCI Senate Scholarship Grants

Full-time student at an accredited college

$1,000

Jan 20

www.usjcisenate.org

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Must receive a National Portfolio Gold, Silver, or Silver with Distinction Medal to qualify

$250-Full tuition for National Award

$500-$2500 for Creative Concept Award

Varies with school

Various scholarships to various schools. Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, Inc.; 555 Broadway; New York, New York 10012-1396
http://www.scholastic.com/artandwritingawards

www.artandwriting.org/

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Any student grades 9-12; write an essay, 1000 words or less describing an act of political courage by an elected U.S. official

1st Place: $10,000

2nd Place: $1,000

5 Finalists: $500 each

Jan 4

www.jfklibrary.org

Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Community Service Award

actions must be described in detail and should document efforts above and beyond what is normally expected of students in same age group, volunteer efforts must have occurred in last year,

$10,000- $1,000
$50 Kohl's Gift Card


Jan 1

www.kohlskids.com

 


Gates Millenium Scholars

African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander or Hispanic American; at least 3.3 unweighted GOA, meet federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria and apply for Pell Grant by Feb 15; leadership community service or extracurricular activities

Varies

Jan 13 11:59PM

www.gmsp.org

United Negro College Fund

Must be African-American enrolled at UNCF approved school.  

$500-10,000

Varies

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

Walton Foundation Scholarship

Applicant or parent must be employed by Wal-Mart

$6,000

Jan. 12

www.walmartfoundation.org

800-530-9925

Smith Foundation Scholarship

C+ (2.5) or higher and community service or assistance to family or service & commitment to better themselves and others

 

Dec 1

Jan 15

www.smithscholarships.com

Alabama Housing Authority Grants

Essay, transcript, proof of residence, accepted at an institution of higher education

Varies

N/A

www.collegegrant.net/alabama/

Contact Public Housing Manager

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Plan to work in government service.  Essay required.

$500 to $5,000

Jan 15

http://www.gwcf.org

DECA Scholarship Opportunities

DECA Chapter Members

$500-2500

Jan 13

http://www.deca.org/scholarships/

Columbus State University

 Varies

Varies

varies

www.colstate.edu/future/cost/scholarships.asp

Henry Fleming Foundation Scholarship

any senior at Central High School who is or has completed a career technical program of at least 3 credits; 2 letters of recommendation, list of colleges applied to; other scholarships received as of date; transcript; interview

Varies

Jan 20 4:00 PM

http://www.pcboe.net/careertech/henryfleming.html

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.

$1,000

Jan 31

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

Amy Writing Awards

Essay relating God's word to current issues and author's skill in presenting a biblical answer to questions about meaning of life.

$1,000-$10,000

Jan 15

www.amyfound.org 


AUM School of Business Tournament / Scholarship

Senior, 3.4 GPA, 23 ACT

$1000

Jan 17




Delta Life Developmental Foundation Scholarship

Academic, citizenship, community service, extracurricular activities, female, completed application form, 3 recommendation forms, transcript, photo

$500 - $2000

Jan 31

pick up packet from Mrs. Kite

American Legion Oratorical Contest

US citizen, 3-5 minute discourse on assigned topics from US Constitution; grades 9-12

State final - $2,000 - $5,000 National - $1,500 to $18,000

Varies for local competitions but most begin in the fall. Students must compete in the state competitions prior to March. National deadline is April 1

American Legion
PO Box 1069
Montgomery, AL  36101
(800) 234-5544
334-262-6638


CVCC Music Auditions
(Vocal & Instrumental)


set up an appointment
9AM-1PM
CVCC campus band rm; rm G-103 & Fine Arts Building


send gaylesmith@cv.edu
Ms. Gayle Smith an email requesting an appointment


Feb 2

contact a guidance counselor
Central High School


Auburn University Agriculture Scholarship

Go to Auburn’s website under Agriculture Scholarships to learn details

N/A

Feb 15

Pick up applications at local Co-Op store

Alabama State University

ACT 20 or higher/SAT 940 or higher; GPA 3.0 or higher

Varies

Feb 15

www.alasu.edu/cost-aid/types-of-aid/asu-scholarships/index.aspx

 


AWS Foundation

Application, financial aid statement, transcript and personal statement; must be seeking undergrad in welding engineering/technology or a welding related field.

Up to complete funding

Feb 15

AWS Foundation

550 N. W. LeJeune Road

Miami, FL 33126

Contact 800-443-9353 ext 250


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