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Monday, January 30, 2012
The following website has 10 scholarships available. Please visit their website at www.studentscholarships.org/2013scholarships.php. Please check deadlines and qualifications before applying.
New Scholarship opportunity...Sandra Griggs Nursing Scholarship. Applicants must have 3.0 and free/ reduced lunch status. Students must be attending a 2 or 4 year college in nursing. Applications are available in the Guidance office. Deadline: March 15, 2013
Willie Griggs Technical Scholarship is available. Applicants must have 3.0 and free/ reduced lunch status. Students must be attending Wallace Community College. Applications are available in the Guidance office. Deadline: March 15, 2013
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Kappa Pi Omega Chapter is offering a college scholarship. Participants must complete an oratorical contest and address the topic Topic: “The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects an individual's right to possess and bear firearms. In the wake of recent shootings at schools, movie theaters, etc, should the amendment be revised?” The essay must contain a minimum of 750 words, you must deliver the essay in a span of 5 to 10 minutes. Three winners will be selected. The deadline for notification of participation is APRIL 12, 2013. If you have questions contact Barbara Cole at 334-894-2325. You can pick up an application in Guidance.
Tyndall Federal Credit Union Scholarships are now available. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, the parent/legal guardian and/or the applicant must be a Tyndall Federal Credit Union Member, in good standing. This scholarship is open only to high school seniors (grade 12), who have an annual household income of $100,000 or less. Only one (1) entry per applicant will be considered.. Only one (1) entry per applicant will be considered. Applications can be picked up in the Guidance Office. Completed applications for the 2013 Tyndall Scholarships will be accepted from January 11, 2013 through March 15, 2013.Return the completed application and all requested materials to Tyndall Federal Credit Union by mailing to:
P.O. Box 59760
Panama City, Florida 32412-0760 Attention - Marketing Department Entries must be postmarked no later than March 15, 2013. Applications not meeting deadline requirement will not be considered.
The Wendy's School Heisman Award Program is now accepting applications from both male and female students who exhibit excellence in the classroom, on the field and within their communities. Eligibility for application is limited exclusively to men and women entering their senior year of high school, have a "B" or higher GPA, and participate in at least one of 33 sports sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools. Apply on-line at http://www.wendysheisman.com/ DEADLINE:OCT 2, 2012
The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength or character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. For eligibility requirements and the online application visit www.horatioalger.org/scholarships DEADLINE: August 1- October 25, 2012
Auburn University and The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering have the John and Gail Watson Scholarship available. Seniors interested in this engineering scholarship should can contact email@example.com. Students need to meet the following requirements: 27 ACT score or SAT score of 1220, high school GPA of 3.0, Majoring in Engineering, complete FAFSA by March 1, 2013, attend high school in Houston, Dale, Henry, or Coffee County. DEADLINE: December 1, 2012
The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority is sponsoring annual academic and technical scholarships to students that receive their home utilities from the City of Dothan Utilities Department. Wiregrass Electric Cooperative students are not eligible for these scholarships. Please call Ms. Jessica Govan (334) 387-3511 to request a scholarship packet or email Jessica@amea.com The Guidance Office has limited copies of the academic and technical scholarship packets available. These materials can also be found on AMEA's website, http://www.amea.com/ DEADLINE: February 2013
Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce its offering of ten $1,000 scholarships to deserving high school seniors in the AACFCU service area. Additional application forms and instructions are available at any AAFCU location or can be found on-line at www.aacfcu.com . DEADLINE: March 22, 2013
The University of Alabama is now accepting scholarship applications at (http://mybama.us.edu/). Click on the "academics" tab and find the application under the Admissions section. A completed admissions application will need to be submitted to the University of Alabama BEFORE completing the scholarship application. DEADLINE: The scholarship deadline is December 1
4 Opportunities for Minority Students:
1. Wake Forest University has an opportunity for minority students to attend its MBA program for free. If interested contact Derrick S. Boone, Ph. D, Associate Professor of Marketing at (866) 925-3622 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.wfu.edu
2. If you are a black male interested in teaching. Your school could be Free! The Call Me Mister program offered by 4 historical black colleges in South Carolina, Benedict College, Chaflin University, Morris College and South Carolina State University. Visit www.callmemister.clemson.edu/index.htl fill out online application or call 1-800-640-2657.
3. Harvard University is offering free tuition to families of Honor Students and their income is less than $125,000 per year. Visit www.fao.fas.harvard.edc
4. Syracuse University School of Architecture us seeking young women and men of color that are interested in pursuing a 5 year professional degree in Architecture. Contact: Mark Robbins, Dean School of Architecture, 201 Slocum Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244-1250 or www.soa.syr.edu/indes.php
Wallace Community College Scholarships available in Guidance Office or www.wallace.edu. Deadline is March 1, 2013.
Ft. Rucker Community Spouses' Club Scholarship Application is available in Guidance Office. Deadline is March 14, 2013.
Tyndall Federal Credit Union Scholarships are now available. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, the parent/legal guardian and/or the applicant must be a Tyndall Federal Credit Union Member, in good standing. This scholarship is open only to high school seniors (grade 12). Only one (1) entry per applicant will be considered. Applications can be picked up in the Guidance Office. Completed applications for the 2012 Tyndall Scholarships will be accepted from January 3, 2013 through March 16, 2013.Return the completed application and all requested materials to Tyndall Federal Credit Union by mailing to:
P.O. Box 59760
Panama City, Florida 32412-0760
Attention - Marketing Department
Entries must be postmarked no later than March 16, 2013. Applications not meeting deadline requirement will not be considered.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Kappa Pi Omega Chapter is offering a college scholarship. Participants must complete an oratorical contest and address the topic "The more educated and cultured people there are in teh country, the more flourishing and thrifty the country is. With Alabama having one of the toughest Immigration Laws in the US, what are some of the best ways to welcome and then assimilate immigrants into American Life?" The essay must contain a minimum of 750 words, you must deliver the essay in a span of 5 to 10 minutes. Three winners will be selected. The deadline for notification of participation is APRIL 12, 2012. If you have questions contact Barbara Cole at 334-894-2325.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation scholarship program is now accepting applications on-line. Of the 250 Scholars designated, 50 students will continue to receive awards of $20,000 and 200 students, who formally received $4,000, will now receive $10,000. A complete listing of scholarship requirements and application can be found at http://www.coca-colascholars.org/ , click the ‘apply online' hyperlink, then ‘Four Year Award for Seniors.' Click on the Coca-Cola Scholars Application. You must complete the registration on-line. DEADLINE: TBA
Our Family for Families First is a private charitable foundation committed to the support of military families in pursuit of higher education. The foundation will award at least ten $40,000 scholarships each year to deserving high school students whose parent(s) is currently stationed at Forts Meade, Bragg, Polk, Rucker, or Riley. Please go to http://www.ourfamilyforfamiliesfirst.org/ to read about the specific eligibility requirements and download an application today. Applications are also available in the Guidance office. DEADLINE:
Auburn University scholarships and financial assistance: www.auburn.edu/student_info/student_affairs/finaid
The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship is available to seniors at http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org/ Applicants are chosen based on several criteria including academics, school/community involvement and financial need. Applications will be available
The Gates Millennium Scholars program will select one thousand students this year as Gates Millennium Scholars. The scholarship supports the cost of attendance and can be renewed each year throughout the Scholars undergraduate degree and onto graduate school for those continuing Scholars who choose one of six graduate majors: engineering, education, library science, mathematics, public health and science. Students are eligible for consideration if they: 1) are an African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American, 2) are a citizen/legal permanent resident of the U.S., 3) Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted), 4) will be enrolling for the first time at a U.S. accredited college or university as a full time, degree seeking student in the Fall of 2007, 5) have demonstrated leadership abilities through community service, extracurricular, or other activities, 6) meet the federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria, 7) have all three required form completed and submitted by the deadline (nominee personal information form, nominator form, and recommender form). Detailed information can be found at http://www.gmsp.org/ DEADLINE: January 11, 2013
Auburn University Department of Chemical Engineering has the pleasure of awarding scholarships to new freshmen who have excelled academically. For more information, call 334-844-4827. DEADLINE: TBA
Troy University is accepting scholarship applications for academic and leadership scholarships. Applications can be found online at http://troy.troy.edu/admissions. Students should complete the online applications and submit any necessary resumes and/or letters or recommendation separately to the Office of Admissions. DEADLINE:
Mississippi State University is accepting applications for their Freshman Academic Scholarships. Applications can be found at http://www.admissions.msstate.edu/ DEADLINE: TBA
The University of South Alabama is now accepting applications for scholarships. Applications are now available in the guidance department. Deadline:
Boston University announces the 35th annual Trustee Scholarship competition for a four-year, full tuition scholarship to BU . Deadline:
Troy University Alumni and Auxiliary Scholarships are now available. The Heritage Scholarship, The Trojan Opportunity Scholarship, and The Alabama Girls State Scholarships applicatioin deadline is March 1st. The Alumni Association Endowment Scholarship Application deadline is April 1st. For more information, contact Troy University at 1-800-551-9716 or 334-670-3179. You can also visit http://www.troy.edu/
The Wiregrass Chapter of the American Society of Military Comptrollers is again pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to area high school seniors. This year, our chapter will award one scholarship valued at $1,000 to a student planning to major in the financial or business fields. The scholarship application will be forwarded to the National Headquarters to compete for additional money. Applications can be found in the Guidance Office. DEADLINE:
The Alabama Bankers Association is sponsoring an annual essay scholarship. Only high school seniors within the state are eligible to apply. Applications can be found at http://www.alabamabankers.org/ DEADLINE: TBA
The Enlisted Spouses Organization of Ft. Rucker Scholarship Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applicants must be a dependent of an enlisted sponsor, E-1 thru E-9. The Enlisted Sponsor may be active duty, retired, deceased, or on full time active duty within the Reserves or National Guard. Complete details are outlined in the application. DEADLINE:
The Zonta International: Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship is available for young women interested in pursuing a career in government, public affairs, politics, or community organizations. Applicants must show evidence of active commitment to volunteerism and leadership in volunteer activities. Applications can be found in the guidance office or online at www.zonta.org. DEADLINE: Friday, March 23, 2012 at 5:00 pm
The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity is offering the W.R. Greenfield Memorial Scholarship to African American males. This $500 scholarship is from the local Kappa Beta Beta Chapter. Applications can be found in the Guidance Office. DEADLINE:
The Kids' Chance Scholarship Fund was established by the Workers' Compensation Section of the Alabama Bar in 1992. This scholarship program provides scholarships to colleges and technical schools for children who have had a parent killed or permanently and totally disabled in an on-the-job accident. Applications can be completed at http://www.alfinc.org/ or contact Tara Allison at (800) 354-6154 or email@example.com for more information. DEADLINE:
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program is now taking a nomination for and award totaling $1,000. If you would like to be considered for nomination please speak to your guidance counselor ASAP. Only one senior from our school can be nominated. Deadline:
The KFC Colonel's Scholar's Program was created in 2006 and is dedicated to assisting students with financial need who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public institution within their legal state of residence. Students complete their application online at http://www.kfcscholars.org/. The online application will be available from December 1, 2011 - February 8, 2012. DEADLINE:
The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. Please visit the website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ for an application. DEADLINE:
The Smith Foundation Scholarships are designed to help young Alabamians obtain a higher education and fulfill their personal goals to give back to their communities. The Smith scholarships provide a full scholarship up to $15,000 per year in tuition,room, board, plus college essentials, such as dorm pack along with tutoring, mentoring, and seminars. Approximately 10 new scholarships will be awarded in 2011. Applications are available in the guidance office or online at www.smithscholarships.com. DEADLINE: TBA
Please be informed that the District IX School Office Personnel has available to high school seniors or any member of District IX School Office Personnel one scholarship for $350.00. The guidelines can be found in the guidance office. Deadline:March 1, 2012
The Dept. of Art and Art History at the University of Alabama is offering three full-tuition academic scholarships to incoming freshmen students who plan on majoring in studio art or art history. You can learn more about our program by visiting http://web.as.ua.edu/art/site/ Deadline:
America's Milk Processors and USA TODAY are pleased to bring you the 13th annual Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year 2010 Award Program. Teh SAMMY Award Program recognizes outstanding scholar athletes in grade 12 from high schools throughout the contigious United States. Applications will only be accepted online at bodybymilk.com until
E.L.E.T.E Professionals Organization is offering two scholarships for Seniors. The first is the Keefer L. Cotton Musical Scholarship honoring students with exceptional music talent, academic achievement, and strength of character. Second is the Chasity D. Barnes Scholarship for students with exceptional leadership skills, academic achievement and strenght of character. Please see your guidance counselor for the applications. Deadline:
The University of South Alabama College of Computer and Information Sciences is offering several scholarships for the upcoming year. Please see your counselor if you are interested in knowing more about these scholarships. Deadline:
The American Advertising Federation is happy to announce that for the 2010-2011 school year we will be awarding two student scholarships int he amount of $3,000 each. To qualify, students should be pursuing careers in the fields of Marketing, Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, or Graphic Design. Applications available in the guidance office. DEADLINE:
The Southeast Alabama Community Foundation is offering the Ronnie Mendheim Memorial Scholarship and the Adam Gay Scholarships. To apply visit www.sacfinfo.org and click the Scholarships tab.
The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) scholarship opportunities are now available. Apply now at : https://www.nrotc.navy.mil/. The requirements for the NROTC are a combined ACT score on the Math and English of a 49, SAT of a 1149. For more information see your guidance counselor.
Samford University has provided information about the Beeson Exceptional Scholarship Program. If you are interested in Samford University and the scholarship opportunity please let our guidance department know. We are only allowed to nominate one senior for the Beeson Exceptional Scholarship Program. Deadline: December 1, 2011
Mattie Kolb Scholarship Committee application is now available in the guidance office. The scholarship is awarded based on financial need, academic record, and service to church and community. Deadline: April 15, 2012
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 5th year.
We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Scholarship Deadline - June 15, 2012
Full details are available on our site.
SJ Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships- $ 5,000 (Deadline: Dec. 5, 2011). To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
1. Applications for Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships are accepted from October 5- Decemeber 5, 2011.
2. Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships are open to ALL students in high school that are enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the US.
NHS Scholarship Program- $ 10,000 (Deadline: January 20, 2012). To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
1. The nomination process for the 2012 NHS Scholarship Program opens on October 1, 2011. The deadline for online nominations is January 20, 2012.
2. Students who are seniors in good standing are eligible to be nominated by their chapters to compete in the NHS Scholarship Program.
Davidson Fellows Scholarships- $ 50,000 (Deadline: February 1, 2012)
The Davidson Fellows Scholarship award $ 50,000, $ 25,000, and $ 10,000. To be eligible for the Davidson Fellows scholarship, an applicant must: Be 18 or younger as of October 4, and must be a US Citizen residing in the US, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas due to active US military duty.
The Grand Scholarship- $ 10,000 (Deadline: March 1, 2012). To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
1. Participants are judged based on their initial application, on-site debates and participation during the week. Multiple students receive scholarships in the first round and the total number of students selected dictates how much each student will receive.
Odenza Marketing Scholarship- $ 500 (Deadline: March 30, 2012). To be considered eligible for the Odenza Marketing Scholarship you must:
1. Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30, 2012
2. Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the March 30, 2012 deadline.
Vancouver Restaurant Scholarship- $ 500 (Deadline: May 30, 2012). To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
1. Be between the ages of 15-21, as of the May 30, 2012 deadline.
2. Be a full time student in 2012 in either High School or College/ University.
3. Answer the essay question found on the application page
Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship- $ 5000 (Deadline: May 30, 2012). To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
1. As of May 30, 2012 deadline, be under 25 years of age
2. Be currently a senior in high school or in your first year of university or college
Big Dig Scholarship- $ 3,000 (Deadline: June 1, 2012). To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
1. You must be currently in Grade 12 and entering into your first year of college/ university in 2012 or be currently in your first of second year
2. Submit an essay that is under 1000 words by the stated deadline
Man Mac Automatic Scholarship- $ 500 (Deadline: June 15, 2012). To be considered eligible for the Man Mac Automatic Transmission Scholarship a student must meet the following criteria:
1. Be enrolled or expect to be enrolled in an undergraduate program by the Fall of 2012. The school you attend must be located within Canada or the United States.
BBG Communications Scholarhip- $ 1000 (Deadline: June 30, 2012). To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
1. Be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30, 2012
Submit answers to the 2 essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30, 2012 deadline.
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