Jim Harrell Poetry Scholarship Awards

First place will receive a $2000 scholarship; Second place will receive a $1000 scholarship. The award is a one-time scholarship and is non-renewable.

Contest Guidelines:

  • The competition is open to any high school senior in the state of Alabama planning to enroll at the University of Montevallo.
  • All entries must be original and unpublished.
  • Entries will be judged off-campus by professionals in the field. Criteria include creativity, originality, imagery, artistic quality, and mastery of poetic expression.
  • Must be postmarked by February 1. No late entries will be accepted.

See Mrs. Payne for more information, including directions for submitting entries.


Scholarship Opportunities

• Coupons.com Scholarship Fund (3 $5,000 scholarships available); Deadline- Multiple

• Sunoco Rewards Scholarships (TWO $1,000 opportunities available); Deadline- 5/31/2016
• Big Fish Online Games Scholarship ($2,500 Scholarship); Deadline- 5/31/2016
• Bay Alarm Medical Scholarship (Scholarships of $2,000, $1,000 & $500 awarded); Deadline- 4/22/2016


• AED Superstore College Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2016
• Griswold Home Care Bi-annual Scholarship; Deadline- Ongoing/Biannual
• Waterlogic’s Clean Water Scholarship; Deadline- 4/30/2016
• Corporation Service Company Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2016
• eMaint Service on 11 Scholarship; Deadline- 4/30/2016

Service on 11 Scholarship

• PicMonkey $1000 Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2016
• The Company Corporation’s Quarterly Business Plan Contest; Deadline- Ongoing/Quarterly
• Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship; Deadline- 4/30/2016
• Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2016

College Counts Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:
Applicant must be a high school senior, a U.S. citizen, & an Alabama resident. Applicant must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 2.75 GPA and have an ACT score of 26 or BELOW. Applications open January 4, 2016, and close April 22, 2016. For more information or to apply, visit CollegeCountsAlabama.com.