Potential Full-Ride Scholarships at the University of West (UWA)

The University of West Alabama (UWA) Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences has TEN (10) $8,500 annual scholarships available. This scholarship named Opportunity and Scholarship for Success II (BOSS II), and can be stacked with to other scholarships offered by UWA, scholarships making family contributions at minimum or zero for qualified students.


  • A student with an ACT score of 22 can the BOSS II scholarship ($8,500) and Tiger Achievement Award ($2,000), totally $11,500 (60% of the attendance cost).
  • A student with an ACT score of 33 can get the BOSS II scholarship ($8,500) and Trustee Excellence Award ($12,000), totally $20,500 (100% of the attendance cost).

In addition to the $8,500, successful applicant will have free exclusive access to many resources, which include summer college preparation camp, well-being assessment, tutoring, and academic counselling.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://uwaboss.com/

Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship

The Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship was founded in 1995 with a mission to help fund deserving students who are interested in pursuing an education in the residential building trades in the state of Alabama.


  • Must be a resident of Alabama.
  • Must be enrolling in, or attending, an accredited community
    college, technical school or university in Alabama.
  • Must be enrolled in a residential¬†construction-related¬†curriculum:
  • ¬† Carpentry
  • ¬† Electrical
  • ¬† HVAC
  • ¬† Plumbing
  • ¬† Masonry
  • ¬† Architecture (3rd year)
  • ¬† Building Construction/Science (3rd year)
  • ¬† Construction Management/Technology
  • ¬† Engineering (Civil, Electrical)


  • Applications must be received by March 15
  • If you would rather download a PDF version of the application and return it via mail, email or fax,¬†
  • Mailed applications must be postmarked by March 15th, should not be stapled or bound and sent to:
  • Alabama Home Builders Foundation, P.O. Box 241305, Montgomery, AL 36124
  • Faxed applications should be sent to 334-834-5380.
  • To email your application, send to¬†louisebrown@hbaa.org.
  • All applications received will be acknowledged via email.¬†If you do not receive an email receipt, please check to see if we have received your application.
  • Application must be completely filled out including email and financial aid information as well as all required documentation listed below in order to be considered.

Required Attachments

  • College or high school transcript (whichever is most recent).
  • Minimum of one letter of recommendation. Letter must be signed and on letterhead if it is available.
  • Proof of residency, such as a copy of a state-issued identification or a copy of a utility bill



The AAMA and the Alabama Community College System are teaming up to help Alabamians interested in pursuing a technical education certificate or associate degree in preparation for a career related to the automotive manufacturing industry.


  • Must be a resident of Alabama
  • High School Senior or College Freshman
  • Must have a 2.5 overall GPA
  • Plans to pursue an automotive manufacturing related career in Alabama
  • Applicants must have a declared major in one of the approved scholarship related programs:
  • Automotive Manufacturing Technology
  • Automotive Manufacturing
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Computer Numerical Control
  • Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Electronics Technology
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Injection Molding
  • Logistics
  • Machine Shop/Tool Technology
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Mechanical Design Technology
  • Mechatronics
  • Welding Technology
  • Other Automotive Technology Related Programs May be Considered

 The deadline to apply is October 29. 

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Jacksonville State University Application Week

Jacksonville State University is proud to participate in Alabama’s College Application Week by waiving our $35 application fee! October 18th-22nd , students who apply to JSU and use the promo code ALCAC2021 will have their application fee waived.

Would you like our Financial Aid Office to help you host a FAFSA night? We are here for you! Email Tyler Brown (tbrown15@jsu.edu), Assistant Director of Communications for our Financial Aid Office, and he will be glad to assist you!

The University of Alabama Free Application Week

The University of Alabama Free Application Week

We are excited to announce The University of Alabama Free App Week, running October 18-22, 2021.

Senior students and families will receive an email with instructions on how to unlock their free application on launch day, October 18. Students have until 11:59 p.m. CDT on October 22 to complete their free application.

Any student who is not currently receiving communications from The University of Alabama should complete the form on our Free App Week webpage for more information,