Information to Help Eagles Soar

University of Alabama E-Day

The University of Alabama College of Engineering hosts an open house each fall.  Information regarding admissions to UA, housing, financial aid, scholarships, honors programs, Air Force ROTC and much more are available. School groups, families and individual students in high school and in junior or community colleges are all welcome to attend.

E-Day 2017 will be Thursday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information, contact Engineering Student Services at (205) 348-1596 or (205) 348-2547.

To register visit http://eng.ua.edu/admissions/e-day/

National ARMY ROTC Scholarship

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
 Your Commitment
  • An eight-year service commitment with the Army.
  • Serve full time in the Army for four years and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR).
  • Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career

Apply online for an ARMY ROTC 4-year high school scholarship:

If you are applying for a scholarship, you first will need to create a MY GOARMY account. Once you create an account, you will be sent to the MY GOARMY Log In page. Once you can successfully login to MY GOARMY, you can use your newly created account information to login to the scholarship application site.

Levine Scholars Program – UNC Charlotte

Senior students interested in UNC Charlotte, the Levine Scholars Program is accepting nominations. Seniors who demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge and possess a capacity of ethical leadership that elevates fellow students to a higher standard.  The program accepts students with a record of academic excellence.   Scholarship estimated at $155,000.  Interested students, see Mrs. Walker for nomination information.  Deadline for nominations is  Sept. 26

Visit http://levinescholars.uncc.edu/apply/nomination-application-process   for more information.

Jefferson Scholars – University of Virginia 

The Jefferson Scholars program provides full tuition, fees, and a living stipend for four years of undergraduate study at Univ. of Virginia, plus a number of generous enrichment benefits including a study abroad experience. Any student that is interested in this opportunity, please see Mrs. Walker. Deadline for nominations is Oct. 31st.

Southern Methodist University – Hunt Leadership Scholars Program

Hunt Leadership Scholars Program- Southern Methodist University – This scholarship is one of the most generous and prestigious leadership scholarships in the country.  Leadership can be in the form of school activities like student government or publications, or from activities outside the school like scouting organizations or community groups. Scholars are expected to have a history of both leadership and academic excellence.  Deadline Jan. 15

Visit http://www.smu.edu/academics/hunt for more information and to apply.

Horatio Alger Scholarship

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States; Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution); Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required); Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities; Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity; Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; Be a United States citizen; Application deadline is October 25, 2017. Visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/ to apply.

Smith Foundation Scholarship

Smith Foundation Scholarship

The Smith Foundation Scholarship will begin accepting applications September 15. They provide up to $15,000 per year of financial assistance plus various opportunities to study abroad, internship programs, and mentoring throughout college. They are looking for seniors who have given back to their community through volunteer activities or care of family while overcoming financial and personal challenges. Attached is a flier and Q&A with more information.

Deadline for application and letters of recommendation is January 5, 2018. Apply early!

Smith Foundation Scholarship Smith Scholarship Most Common Questions

Smith Foundation Scholarship

UAB Educational Summer Programs

The University of Alabama at Birmingham hosts several summer camps on campus each year. Presented by UAB departments and groups, the camps offer fun activities for children and easy and convenient choices for parents. See below a link for available programs.

https://www.uab.edu/news/summer

University of Montevallo – ACT Camp

The University of Montevallo will be hosting another ACT Prep Camp this summer, allowing students the opportunity to brush up on content and test taking strategy for the ACT.

Camp will be held on Tuesday, May 30th – Friday, June 2nd from 9:00am – 3:00pm daily.  This is a great opportunity for your students to achieve their target ACT score as well as increase scholarship opportunities. Also, students receiving reduced lunch will receive a 20% discount when registering.

For additional information and to register please visit http://www.montevallo.edu/academics/experience-learning/partnerships/camps/act-prep/

Jefferson State Counselor Scholarship

Jefferson State awards one counselor scholarship annually to a deserving senior. The student must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA after grades are posted for the first semester of the student’s senior year. The student must be an U.S. citizen or provide proper documented residency status.

Students interested in applying must have an application on file with Jefferson State Community College. Students must submit to Mrs. Walker a two page essay giving the reasons they want to attend Jefferson State Community College. Essays are due to Mrs. Walker, Thursday, April 26, 2017 by 3 p.m. No late entries will be accepted. See Mrs. Walker if you have questions.