Jefferson State Community College Academic Scholarship

The 2020-2021 High School Academic Scholarship applications are now available at http://www.jeffersonstate.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/

Scholarships are eligible for renewal for one additional year should the student earn a total of 24 credit hours and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA at the completion of the Spring 2021 semester.

To be eligible to apply students must have:

  • a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater at the end of the first semester of their senior year of high school
  • an ACT score of 22 or higher
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency Status
  • Completed an Admissions Application to Jefferson State

The deadline for submission is no later than March 1, 2020.

All scholarship recipients will be required to complete the FAFSA.

Fast-Track Programs at Jefferson State Community College

The Center for Workforce Education at Jefferson State Community College delivers fast-track skills training designed to quickly train individuals or immediate employment. Jeff State’s full portfolio of non-credit training covers healthcare, IT, manufacturing, craft training, and business sectors and is ever-evolving to accommodate the needs of employers in the state of Alabama. Their shortest training is 6 weeks and our longest training is one year.

Visit the website for career programs and current class schedule. http://www.jeffersonstate.edu/workforce-education-2/

AABE Scholarship

The Birmingham Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is now accepting applications for its 2020 scholarship program. AABE is an organization of energy professionals dedicated to including African Americans and other minorities in the discussion and development of energy policies, regulations, R&D technologies and environmental issues. One of the purposes of AABE is to encourage minority students to pursue careers in energy-related fields and to provide scholarships for such students.

The AABE Birmingham Scholarship Program offers a Premier Award of $5,000, which is awarded to a high school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or better, who demonstrates superior achievement and community involvement. For consideration, students should follow this link  to our website and submit an online application.

AABE awards scholarships based on several traditional and non-traditional criteria. Students applying for the Birmingham Chapter’s Premier Award may be selected to also compete as a candidate for the National Scholarship process; no further information will be needed.  The winners of National awards will be contacted by the AABE National Office.

The deadline for submission is March 15, 2020. 

College Counts Scholarship

College can be the best time of your life. But paying for college isn’t easy. In fact, the cost of college can make some students afraid to even try. That’s why we created the CollegeCounts Scholarship: to provide funding assistance to Alabama high school students who demonstrate a financial need and a genuine desire to make a difference in what’s next. If you’re thinking about enrolling at an Alabama college or university, don’t let funds get in the way. The CollegeCounts Scholarship might just be for you!

Eligibility

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Be a high school senior or first-time college freshman beginning in fall 2020
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be an Alabama resident
  • Planning to enroll in an Alabama eligible educational institution in fall 2020
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Have an ACT score of 26 or below
    (applicants attending a two-year school will not be required to submit ACT scores)

Award Details

Awards of $4,000 for four-year college enrollees and $2,000 for two-year college enrollees. Award is one-time, non-renewable and granted on a semester basis in the first academic year.

Application Period

Opens â€“ December 3, 2019 – 12:01 am/CST

Closes – February 27, 2020 – 11:59 pm/CST

Please click on the link below for application and more information.

College Counts Scholarship Program-Alabama