University of Alabama Free App Week

We are excited to announce that The University of Alabama is participating in ACHE Free App Week, running February 28 – March 4, 2022. This is your students’ opportunity to build off of their hard work and dedication toward their futures without the pressure of an application fee. Spread the word and the excitement of this opportunity!
Senior students and families will receive an email with their free application code on launch day, February 28. Students have until 11:59 p.m. CST on March 4 to complete their free application. During ACHE Free App Week, please assist your students with acquiring transcripts. (Email Mrs. Keahey to have your transcript sent directly to UA)
If you have any students who are not currently receiving communications from The University of Alabama, please ask them to complete the form on the UA Freshman webpage for more information.

February 27 – March 5 – Alabama College Application Week Round 2!

Alabama College Application Week is part of a national effort to increase the number of first-generation college students and students from low-income families pursuing a college degree or other higher education credentials. The primary purpose of this effort is to help high school seniors navigate the complex college application and admissions process and ensure they apply to at least one postsecondary institution. 

See the attached spreadsheet for a list of participating colleges and if a code is required to waive the fee.

Power UP: It’s a Mother-Daughter Thing! 2022 Virtual Event

The 2022 virtual event will be hosted in Birmingham, AL in collaboration with our annual presenting partners and sponsors. We are excited to continue EDUCATING young women on careers in the construction industry; ENGAGING girls with women and employers in the construction industry; and encouraging young women to EXPLORE the construction industry.

Please visit our website at for additional event details and upcoming programs sessions.

Mar 8, 2022 06:00 PM

Click on the link below to register.

Junior Girls!!! Great Opportunity!

This is a great opportunity for junior girls! See the info below and the attached flyer for more information. 

Distinguished Young Women of Shelby County is a part of a nationwide program which awards scholarships for young women’s achievement. Throughout your participation you will be encouraged to reach your goals, continue your education and be confident in your opinions. College scholarships are available to all participants and over $1.5 billion is available nationally! AND it’s FREE to participate!  

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Psi Xi Omega Chapter

HBCU Scholarship

To qualify, the applicant must:

  • Be an African-American male or female graduating in 2022 from a high school in Shelby County, AL
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Be attending an accredited 4-year Historically Black College or University in the fall of 2022 

All completed applications must include:

  • An official high school transcript 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • An essay (typed, double-spaced, 12pt. font Times New Roman)

Due Friday, April 1, 2022

Shelby County Education Association College Scholarship

Each year the SCEA presents $1000 scholarship to graduating high school seniors who are children or grandchildren of SCEA members.  

All guidelines must be followed correctly for the application to be accepted.  The completed packet of materials must be received by Monday, March 14, 2022, at 3:30 pm.  No electronic applications are accepted.

These scholarships are only for active members of the Shelby County Education Association.  (Support personnel should contact Kenneth Dukes and/or Sharon Martin.) Please let Erica Davis, at Vincent Middle High School, know if you have any questions.  

See attached application below.

Students attending The University of North Alabama – LEAD Scholarship

The 2022 LEAD Scholarship of $10,000 per year for a period of 4 years (totaling $40,000) is provided to one graduating senior from our LEAD educational partner districts. The partner district develops the criteria for selection of the student. The student must enroll at UNA during the fall semester following their high school graduation.
The student must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 and enroll in a minimum of 27 credit hours per academic year to remain eligible for the scholarship. This scholarship is not stackable with any other university scholarship. 

The application can be found at

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship

Applicants must be a high school senior and attend high school in the
Birmingham Metropolitan Area or one of the following counties: Bibb,
Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker. 

Eligibility Requirements: 
 • Minimum 2.5 GPA 
 • Minimum 18 ACT score 
 • Community Involvement 
 • Communication Skills 
 • Leadership Qualities  

Visit To Apply  

Application Submission Closes
March 1, 2022
11:59 PM CST
For Questions Contact