Jefferson State Community College Full Tuition Academic Scholarship

JSCC will award 35 full tuition scholarships to outstanding high school students enrolling in Fall 2018. These are one year scholarships which may be renewed for one additional year provided the recipient meets the criteria. These students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the end of their first semester of the senior year and a minimum of 22 on the ACT. The student must be a U.S. citizen or provide proper documented residency status.

Students may visit http://www.jeffersonstate.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/ to obtain a 2018-2019 High School Academic Scholarship application. A completed application packet should include, a scholarship application, a recommendation letter, a two-page essay discussing “Why the student wants to attend Jefferson State Community College” and a copy of the high school transcript and should be submitted to the financial aid office no later than March 1, 2018.

Scholarships for Hispanic Students

Financial need should never limit a student’s ambitions.
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible.
As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded more than $550 million in scholarships and provides a range of impactful programs for students, HSF scholars, alumni, and parents.
The application opens January 1, 2018, and closes March 31, 2018. Scholarship recipients will be selected in June 2018. For more information visit hsf.net.
For details about the College Board’s other scholarship partners connected to the PSAT/NMSQT® and PSAT™ 10, please see our scholarships page.

University of Montevallo Scholarship Opportunity

ATTENTION CREATIVE WRITERS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO!

  • The Jim Harrell Poetry Prize is for entering freshmen at the University of Montevallo
  • $2000 scholarship for the contest-winning poem
  • $1000 scholarship for second place
  • See the flyer below for complete details on the awards and how to enter.
  • For more information, please contact Jim Murphy, Professor of English, at murphyj@montevallo.edu or 205-665-6431.

UAB Financial Aid Night

UAB is hosting a Financial Aid Night on campus for any students interested in learning more about the federal financial aid process. This event is open to any students and parents who wish to attend – not only those interested in UAB. We’ll discuss the federal aid process, how to complete the FAFSA, types of aid available, and much more. We’ll also have financial aid and admissions counselors available for any questions. Please see the flyer attached for more information.

Anyone interested in attending should register for the event by clicking here. They can also register and see details about the event at uab.edu/financialaidnight.

If you have any questions about our Financial Aid Night, please let me know!

 

 

Jordan Simpson | Admissions Counselor
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
UAB | The University of Alabama at Birmingham
1701 BLDG | 1720 2nd Avenue S | Birmingham, AL 35294
P: 205.704.9243 | simpson3@uab.edu

 

UAB Financial Aid Night

Cash for College Week

Shelby County High School Partners with Cash for College as Financial Aid Resource for Students

ALET Scholarship

Alabama Leaders of Educational Technology (ALET) announces a $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to a public high school senior enrolled in a school system with a delegate member in this organization.  Seeking graduating seniors with a record of volunteerism in the community in both non-school sponsored and extracurricular school activities.  The recipient must attend an accredited college/university or technical school located in the state of Alabama.

Criteria for Scholarship Applicant: 

*    Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.75 and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year accredited college/university or technical school pursuing a degree in IT or related field

*    Application must be accompanied by an essay (guidelines listed under item 11 of the application)

*    One page resume’ (attachments are allowed for activities, honors and service)

*    Two letters of recommendation as to your character and your ability to meet your scholastic and community responsibilities – one must be from principal and/or counselor

*    Applicant must have the endorsement/signature of their Guidance Counselor/Principal on their application attesting they are a qualified applicant for this scholarship program

*    Application may be sent by email to barbara.burchard@elmoreco.com or bburc24315@aol.com.  Please include in the subject line Debbie Rice Scholarship

*    Application deadline is November 17, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.  Late applications are not accepted.

If you have any questions contact Barbara Burchard, Scholarship Chair

334-567-1228 ext. 82114 or barbara.burchard@elmoreco.com or bburc24315@aol.com

Confirmation receipt of the application will be sent.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure the application arrived on time.  ALET Scholarship Application-2018The applications will be reviewed and recipient of the scholarship selected by a committee of volunteers. The scholarship will be awarded at ALET Winter Meeting in Montgomery.