This scholarship must be turned back into Ms. Smith by Thursday, January 31, 2019 by the end of the school day. You also MUST be receive electric service from Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative.
As you may remember, the University of South Alabama does not participate in College Application Week but this year we are offering all students who meet admission requirements an opportunity to apply without paying the $35 application fee through December 12th. To be eligible to receive the fee waiver code, students must have an 18 or higher on the ACT and a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Our priority deadline is December 1st, but we will continue to award our Freshman Admission Scholarships after that date on a funds available basis, so it is not too late for students to apply. If you have been working with a student who is interested in South Alabama but have not completed their application, please encourage them to reach out to me to get the fee waiver code.
Students can email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or they can call or text at (251) 220-9559.
Please follow the directions below to Qualifying for and submit a package for an AOD Federal Credit Union Scholarship.
AOD Federal Credit Union offers graduating High School Seniors the opportunity to apply for one of 15 scholarships valued at $1,000 each annually and 1 Ken Reid Engineering Scholarship valued at $2,000 for those pursuing an engineering degree.
• AOD Federal Credit Union member for at least one year.
• AOD Federal Credit Union Scholarship Application
• Transcript indicating grade point average
• ACT documentation for verification of ACT score
• Essay – Typewritten essay of the applicant’s personal and/or family involvement/relationship with AOD Federal Credit Union
PACKAGE MUST BE POST MARKED NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 15, 2018. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE BRANCHES.
AOD Federal Credit Union
Attn: Alison Hardeman
P.O. Box 608
Bynum, AL 36253
History buffs? Enjoy politics? Government or Military Service in Your Future?
Interested students are invited to write a one-page essay stating why they plan to have a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. This essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the student's achievements, along with transcripts and national testing scores.
Applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States at least within the last 12 months. Volunteer services must be helping non-family members.
Applicants must obtain a Community Service Recommendation as part of the application process.
Recommenders must be at least 21 years of age, may NOT be your parent, guardian or family member.
All applicants and recommenders must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
-A full scholarship up to $15,000 per year for
students who have exhibited a dedication and sense of integrity through volunteer/community service
-Also available to students who have struggled against the odds whether it be financial, home life or disabilities and proven they are willing to help those around them
-Must be planning to attend a 4-year college in the State of Alabama
-Must have a minimum of a C+ grade point average
For an application go to http://www.smithscholarships.com/
(Click on Apply for Smith Scholarship)
The Linly Heflin Scholarship Committee receives applications in the fall each year from Alabama women seeking help with their undergraduate degree at 4-year accredited Alabama colleges and universities. Our scholarships award $6,000 per year for four years or until graduation, whichever comes first, andhigh school seniors through college juniors may apply. Specific criteria are used in the selection process and students must maintain a minimum G.P.A. to continue receiving the scholarship. The Scholarship Committee reviews all of the applications following the January deadline and determines which of the applicants will be interviewed in the spring. Following the interviews, the Scholarship Committee makes its selection and the scholarship recipients are notified. Further details concerning the scholarships may be found under Scholarship Policies below.
Students are asked to write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. Students should use at least five varied sources such as newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews, including one non-internet source, to address the following topic:
Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level
ScholarshipsThe University of Alabama offers several scholarship opportunities for first generation college students. To apply, please see the UA Scholarships webpage and make sure to check "First Generation College Student" on your application.
The University also has three elite First Generation Scholarship Programs that offer support structures and scholarship awards to first generation students. Currently, the application process for all of our first generation scholarships programs is limited to incoming, in-state freshman students.
To learn more about our first generation scholarship programs, please visit: