Information to Help Eagles Soar

Lisa Martz Hope Scholarship Fund

The Lisa Martz Hope Scholarship Fund is seeking applicants who have been personally impacted by colorectal cancer.  Students wishing to apply must be attending a two or four year institution, be a U.S. citizen, and resident of Alabama, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and include a one-page essay describing how you have been personally impacted by colorectal cancer, your career goals, why you have chosen your particular field, and explain how this scholarship will positively impact you and your family.  The application is below and must be mailed to the address listed.  Deadline to submit is January 31, 2018. 

Lisa Martz Hope Scholarship Application 2018_2019


Samford University – Bulldog Pharmacy Camp

Samford University will sponsor a summer camp program June 24-29, 2018 for rising juniors and seniors to learn about careers in pharmacy and about pre-pharmacy courses that can prepare you for pharmacy school.  McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University offers hands-on pharmacy science lab demonstrations and unique service projects.  Application requirements include:  completed application, official high school transcript including ACT/SAT scores, and a recommendation letter from your math or science teacher.  The cost for this camp is $525.00 which includes accommodations for five nights, all meals, and camp activities.  Application and information is available via the following website:

Thomas E. Huey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Thomas E. Huey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: BLSA, a Chapter of NALS, Inc., the association for legal professionals, will award its Thomas E. Huey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship to a high school senior in January 2018. Scholarship applications will be accepted based upon 50% financial need, 40% grade point average (minimum 3.0) and 10% achievements. In addition to a completed application, students must provide a copy of their transcript, a letter of recommendation from either a business teacher or a counselor, and a typewritten biographical statement in narrative form stating school attending, activities, honors, clubs, employment, outside activities, family background, and qualifications for this scholarship. A copy of the first two pages of parents’/guardians’ 2016 income tax return (filed 2017) for income verification. Applications and supporting documents must be postmarked by December 31, 2017. Application is attached. Let me know if you need assistance.

Thomas E. Huey Scholarship Application

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

Athnet Sports Recruting is offering a $1,000 scholarship to seniors who play or have played sports at the high school level. You do not have to be an athlete at the college level to apply.  Information and requirements are below:

Scholarship Name: Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship
Available to: Undergraduates who were athletes at the high school level. You do not need to be an athlete at the college level.
Application Deadline: June 1st
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements: Former high school athletes who are enrolled as a full-time student at a two or four-year college.
Application Instructions: See website (website here:

Spillers Law Firm Scholarship

Spillers Law Firm in Cumming, Georgia will host a scholarship for the class of 2018 graduates.  This scholarship is judged primarily on need basis, but does not exclude achievement standards.

DeadlineApril 29, 2018
Award Amount
: $1,000
 Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at:

Zippy Passive Income Business Scholarship

Zippy Passive Income, a business blog out of Burley, Idaho is hosting a scholarship in the amount of $250.00.  The criteria for the scholarship is listed below:

Criteria: Applicants must be attending college by the Fall 2018 semester. The Scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account.
Deadline: July 31st, 2018
Award Amount: $250
Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at:

Cluff Law Car Accident Scholarship

Cluff Law in Mesa, Arizona, is offering a scholarship for seniors interested in pursuing a law-related degree. Applicants must be attending college in Fall 2018 and have at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship amount is $750.00. Applications will only be accepted online. Visit the website below to apply. Deadline is May 31, 2018.

Georgia SouthWestern State University – Preview Days & Tuition Waiver

Gerogia South Western State University is waiving out of state fees for students who are residents of Alabama. They will also host Campus Preview Days on the dates listed below:

November 11, 2017
January 27, 2018
April 7, 2018

Contact the Georgia Southwestern Office of Admissions at 1-800-338-0082 or email or visit their website via the link below for more information about the university and their preview days.

University of Dayton Leadership in Service Scholarship

The University of Dayton is seeking a graduating senior with a passion for personal development and a commitment to service to be a Leadership in Service Scholarship recipient. This scholarship is worth $10,000 ($2,500 per year for four years). Selected students will also be eligible to receive a University of Dayton merit scholarship which can be worth up to $88,000 over four years. Any interested student must meet the admission standards of the University of Dayton. If you are interested in this opportunity, please let me know. The deadline to submit the form is Nov. 1, 2017.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards were created to recognize students in middle and high school grades who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. These awards are presented annually on the local, state, and national level. Eligible students include those who have engaged in a volunteer activity occurring at least in part after September 1, 2016. Students selected for state honorees will receive $1,000, engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington D.C. for several days of recognition events, including award ceremonies, sightseeing tours and Congressional visits on Capitol Hill. National Honorees receive additional $5,000 awards, gold medallions, and crystal trophies for their schools or organization. They also receive $5,000 grants from The Prudential Foundation for nonprofit charitable organizations of their choice.

Visit the link below for more information and to apply. Application deadline is November 7, 2017.