BLSA Thomas E. Huey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Thomas E. Huey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is awarded based on 50% financial need; 40% GPA; 10% achievements and accomplishments.

Amount – $1,000

Click link below for application. Must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2019.

Jacksonville State Preview Day

Another exciting Preview Day is just around the corner for Future Gamecocks!

JSU will be hosting a second Fall Preview Day on October 5th! Preview Day is an open-house event where students can connect with faculty and staff, take a campus tour with student leaders, see residence halls and the state-of-the-art Recreation and Fitness Center, and so much more! Preview Day is a FREE event and attendees receive tickets to the 6pm JSU football game that night!

A few more exciting notes:

  • Bus tours and walking tours will be available!
  • Admissions and Financial Aid Sessions and tours will be available in Spanish!
  • A lucky Preview Day attendee will win a $500 JSU scholarship!

For more information, including a schedule, visit our Preview Day website, here.  

ACT Prep Camp hosted by the University of Montevallo

The University of Montevallo will be hosting an ACT Prep Camp on October 5 from 8:30am-4:30pm. The cost is only $110 and students who receive free/reduced lunch can receive a 20% discount.

The ACT Prep Course covers all ACT test subjects with in-class practice testing. Each participant will receive a copy of the official ACT Test Prep book, a math review card and other goodies. Lunch and a snack are provided with registration.

Questions? Contact Sarah Hendren at 205-665-6077 or shendren@montevallo.edu.

For more information or to register click here.

University of Montevallo Scholarships

Link for UM Entering Freshmen Academic Scholarships: https://www.montevallo.edu/admissions-aid/undergraduate-admissions/scholarships/entering-freshmen-academic/

Academic 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.

Requirements for first tier academic scholarships are changing from a 23 superscore to a 21 superscore!

Smith Scholarship

The Smith Scholarship Foundation will begin accepting on-line Applications
on October 1, 2019 for the Smith Scholarship Program. The Smith
Scholarship Foundation Program is an Accountability Scholarship Program
providing assistance to High School Seniors who have “given back” to their
community through volunteer activities or by caring for family while
overcoming financial and personal challenges.

The SSF Programs provide up to $15,000 a year in financial assistance plus
opportunities for study abroad, professional training through its Internship
Program as well as valuable assistance from Mentors who counsel and
assist students with academic, personal and professional obstacles. All
assistance is subject to strict compliance with SSF Guidelines. SSF is a last
dollar supplemental scholarship.

Additional information can be found at www.smithscholarships.com as well as the two attachments below.

Scholarship Websites

Chegg.com: over 25,000 scholarships in addition to textbook savings

https://www.chegg.com/scholarships

FastWeb: has a database of 600,000 scholarships

http://www.fastweb.monster.com

College Board: offers a database with 23,000 sources of funding

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

FastAid: says they’re one of the oldest and largest free scholarship search

http://www.fastaid.com

Scholarships.com: another free scholarship search service

http://www.scholarships.com

Nationally coveted scholarships and fellowships; gives you access to undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral rewards

https://www.scholarships.fatomei.com

ScholarSite: allows students to search for scholarships by field of study

http://www.scholarship-page.com/

Yconic: offering free scholarship matching & peer-to-peer support for your life as a student

https://yconic.com/

GoCollege: has 600,000 scholarships from more than 8,000 funding sources

http://www.gocollege.com/

International Education and Financial Aid: specializes in scholarships for international students and study abroad

https://www.iefa.org/

CollegeScholarships.com: provides scholarship searches and personalized scholarship application letters

http://collegescholarships.com/

Military.com: includes information for current and former military personnel, as well as financial aid for dependents

https://www.military.com/education/money-school

Peterson’s Scholarship: $10 billion in scholarships from 5,000 providers

https://petersons.com/college-search/scholarship-search/

SuperCollege.com: offers a substantial free scholarship search

http://supercollege.com/scholarships/scholarships.cfm

Sallie Mae-College Answer: free college scholarship search

https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships/?lnkid=SM-PlanHP-getstarted-scholarships

The Road to College

Homewood Public Library, Tuesday, August 27th, at 6 p.m.

The Homewood Public Library is excited to announce the return that The Road to College on Tuesday, August 27, at 6 p.m. This program is geared towards helping parents and teens who are overwhelmed with the college application process. Jordan Crenshaw, an admissions counselor from UAB, will present on some key topics that will help teens and their parents get on the right track for college. How many times to take the ACT? How to apply for financial aid? What do you do after you have applied to college? These stressful questions, plus more, can all be answered at the Road to College!

 After the presentations, families will have the opportunity to visit representatives from various institutions. Over 15 colleges and universities will be represented, including Alabama/UA Early College, Auburn, UAB, UAH, Troy, Jeff State Community College, Samford University, Birmingham-Southern College, Montevallo, and more!

NACAC College Fair

The Fall College Fair Season is in full swing here at NACAC! Mark your calendars for the Birmingham National College Fair on September 15th, at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. Visit the official Birmingham National College Fair site for more details. 

At a National College Fair, students learn about programs and find their best college fit.They meet face-to-face with representatives from hundreds of colleges—all in one place—and get their questions answered about majors, degree programs, campus visits, internships,scholarships, financial aid, and much more. The fair is FREE and open to the public.

Learn more by going to nacacfairs.org/go.