MISSION STATEMENTTo provide a legacy of learning to those students who have given back to their community through volunteer work and assistance to family. To assist those students in becoming productive members of society who possess independence, morality and good citizenship. To encourage these leaders of the future to devote their talents and education to their community, state and nation by providing their fellow man with an example of compassionate citizenship.
These scholarships are specific to Alabama students.
Do you have what it takes? The Heisman Scholarship is now open! Apply today!
We're writing with a reminder that only 76 days are left until the December 1 admission deadline for scholarship consideration at The University of Southern Mississippi. This means that any student seeking freshman scholarship consideration from Southern Miss must be offered admission on or before December 1. Our academic scholarships are available to students with a 21 ACT or higher with a 3.0 core GPA, with annual amounts ranging from $2,500 to full tuition.
A complete application consists of payment of the $40 application fee, submission of ACT or SAT scores, and submission of the student's transcript.
We have sent a similar reminder to students and parents about this approaching deadline. It would also be helpful if you would make announcements, etc., to your students about this important upcoming deadline. If you would like a list of students from your school whose applications are incomplete, just reply to this email; and we'll get you that info as quickly as possible!
Entering Freshman Academic ScholarshipsAcademic scholarships are awarded based on the student’s superscored ACT or SAT and high school GPA. Entering freshmen must submit an application for admission to the University along with an official high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores by the February 1 priority deadline for consideration. After the priority date, scholarships are awarded on a funds available basis. Most scholarships are renewable for three additional years with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA at UM along with maintaining full time status (12 hours/semester).
The information listed below is in effect beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year. For scholarship information concerning current scholarship recipients, please refer to your scholarship award letter or contact the Office of Admissions.
Freshman ScholarshipRequirementsAward Amount
Montevallo Academic Leadership Scholarship21-23 ACT or 1060-1150 SAT; 3.0 GPA$2,500 per year
Academic Recognition Scholarship24-26 ACT or 1160-1250 SAT; 3.0 GPA$4,500 per year
Freshman Leadership Scholarship27-29 ACT or 1260-1350 SAT; 3.0 GPA$6,000 per year
Presidential Honors Scholarship30-36 ACT or 1360-1600 SAT; 3.0 GPA$9,000 per year
Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship22 ACT or 1100 SAT; 3.0 GPA; Minority$2,000 per year
Out-of-State Scholarship21 ACT or 1060 SAT; 3.0 GPA; Additional details belowIn-state tuition rates
Montevallo Ambassador Program Scholarship (M.A.P.S.)30 ACT or 1360 SAT; 3.5 GPA; Additional details belowRoom, board, tuition and fees
Montevallo Ambassador Program Scholarship (M.A.P.S.)Montevallo Ambassador Program Scholarship (M.A.P.S.) awards comprise the University’s most prestigious scholarship program. Twelve M.A.P.S. awards are given annually covering the cost of room, board, tuition and fees.
Requirements for consideration include a minimum composite ACT score of 30 (or SAT score of 1360) and minimum 3.5 high school GPA. Applicants should submit a resume, two letters of recommendation and application. Scholarships will be awarded based upon interviews granted to a select group of applicants. This scholarship is renewable with a minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA at UM along with maintaining full time status (12 hours/semester).
We’re investing in you, Alabama.
Committed to advancing the students of our state, The University of Alabama is offering the new Alabama Advantage need-based scholarship to remove financial barriers that keep Alabama residents from carving their own path at UA.
How to make your way to UA:
More information about Alabama AdvantageAlabama Advantage is a first of its kind to come from an Alabama college or university. The scholarship funds the remaining dollars needed to cover the cost of UA’s in-state tuition after scholarships and grants have been applied. Alabama Advantage is renewable for four years, or eight semesters, so long as the student remains eligible.
Alabama Advantage eligibility requirementsTo receive the Alabama Advantage scholarship, students must be eligible for the full Pell Grant. Additionally, students are expected to enroll full time with at least 12 credit hours per semester and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.
You already have what it takes to be successful. The University of Alabama has the resources you need to turn your ambitious dreams into your greatest achievements. Come reach your highest potential.
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Meet Our StudentsInternational student Maya Nora-Saaid and others share their JSU experiences.Important DatesFall 2019 Preferred Admissions Application Period
August 10, 2018 - August 10, 2019
Fall 2020 Preferred Admissions Application Period
August 15, 2019 - August 1, 2020
2019-2020 Preferred FAFSA Application Period
October 1, 2018 - December 1, 2018
2020-2021 Preferred FAFSA Application Period
October 1, 2019 - February 1, 2020
Fall 2019 Preferred Housing Application Period
October 1, 2018 - May 1, 2019
Fall 2020 Preferred Housing Application Period
October 1, 2019 - April 1, 2020
Upcoming Preview Days
September 7 & October 5, 2019
Accepted Students Days
Spring 2020 (Dates will be announced Fall 2019)
2019-2020 Competitive Scholarship Application Period
October 1, 2018 - March 1, 2019
2020-2021 Competitive Scholarship Application Period
September 1, 2019 - February 1, 2020
Steps to ApplyApplying for admission to Jacksonville State University is as easy as 1-2-3!
It is your responsibility to see that your high school or college transcript and ACT/SAT scores are submitted. Decisions regarding admissibility to the University will be made as soon as all necessary credentials are received in the Office of Admissions.
**GPA will be taken from the high school transcript which must be complete through the Junior Year. Students will be provisionally admitted until the final high school transcript has been received by the Admissions Office. Once the final transcript has been received, the GPA will be reviewed again and must meet the required minimum for admission. In lieu of the high school transcript, successful completion of the GED is acceptable.