Calera Community Scholarship
This scholarship is for students graduating from Calera High School who plan to attend a two or four year college in the fall of 2017. Requirements are having the potential for academic success and a demonstrated need for financial assistance. There are no specific GPA or ACT requirements to apply. Applications are due to Mrs. Walker by April 14, 2017. No exceptions.
Below is an application for the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce Scholarship. They will award a total of 7 $1000 scholarships to deserving seniors. Requirements are that students must be seeking post-secondary education from one of the following:
A. Four-year colleges or universities
B. 2 Year Community Colleges
C. Vocational Schools courses lasting a minimum of one (1) year.
D. Other educational programs lasting a minimum of one (1) year.
Applications can be mailed or scanned and emailed. Application deadline is March 17, 2017.
The Alabama Center for Architecture is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that seeks to advance the enjoyment of architecture and design through engagement, education and collaboration. Per their mission, they offer scholarships for Alabama high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited school of architecture. Application information is below, deadline is April 6, 2017.
The Aviation Council of Alabama would like to encourage high school and college aged students in the State of Alabama to develop careers in aviation. To provide resources for this, the Council is offering one (1) scholarship valued at $1,500 each to one (1) high school senior or currently enrolled college student who have demonstrated an aptitude for and have an interest in pursuing, or are currently pursuing an aviation related degree at an
accredited college or university. Applicants are asked to submit a brief 250-word essay describing their goals, achievements thus far and need for financial assistance for the selection committee’s review. Please note that an applicant’s ACA membership will not be used as criteria in the scholarship selection process. Deadline is April 28, 2017.
Sycamore Learning Company will host a five hour seminar on the ACT complete with strategies on on attaining high scores, special focus on math and science test sections, detailed explanation on the essay portion, scholarship opportunities for students who attend the seminar, and information to continue prepping for the test after the seminar. The cost is $85.00 for the seminar. Registration information and other details are included in the flyer below.
UAB is offering a great opportunity for rising juniors, seniors, and incoming college freshman to experience actual research in a university setting. Opportunities are available in STEM areas for various careers in engineering. View the links below for more information and to register.
Samford University is pleased to announce the Minority Youth Science Academy (MYSA) Summer Program! MYSA is a four-day program offering college prep and mentoring for outstanding minority students who aspire to careers in the sciences. See below flyer for details and registration information.
Argos will award two scholarships to deserving seniors in the local community who are planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college/university. Minimum requirements include plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college in the fall, GPA of 3.5 or above, ACT 23 or 1100 SAT and demonstration of strong work ethic and passion for career goal. Applications are available via Google classroom. Deadline is April 14, 2017.
Eco Credit Union is sponsoring a scholarship for students planning to enroll in a 2 or 4 year college, university, or vocation-technical college in the U.S. The scholarship amount is $2,500. Applications are due no later than March 3, 2017.