American Legion Auxiliary-Alabama Girls State

We are looking forward to another wonderful year at ALA Alabama Girls State, and none of it would be possible without the work and dedication of the American Legion Auxiliary and the High Schools who send delegates! ALA Alabama Girls State will be held June 4-9, 2023, on the campus of Troy University, Troy, AL. It is an honor and privilege to pursue the ALA mission: ÔÇťFor God and country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.ÔÇŁ 
Eligibility RequirementsBe a junior in high school to be selected.
Have an interest in government and current events, high moral character, strong leadership ability and above average scholastic standing.
Not have participated in a precious session of Girls State.Be able to participate in ALL activities from Sunday, June 4 – Friday, June 9.

For more information on the program go to http://www.alabamagirlsstate.com/.


Please contact Mrs. Keahey if you are interested in attending and meet the requirements listed above. We are only able to nominate one delegate from our school. 

Scholarship Opportunity for Black Male Seniors

Brother Box is a non-profit organization that creates supplemental education programs to help Black boys feel seen, heard, and supported during the critical stages of their journeys to adulthood, motivating them to see the best in themselves and strive for a future they can be proud of. In doing so, we help them gain a greater sense of self and the values they care about ÔÇö critical factors for completing their education, bringing their dreams to life, and positively impacting their communities. Since 2018 we’ve impacted more than 6,000 lives across the country, and in the past two years we’ve awarded $25,000 in college scholarships.

This year, Brother Box is excited to award seven, $2,500 one-time college scholarships to young Black men graduating in the state of Alabama. Applications are now open and can be accessed at brotherbox.org/scholarships. There, students will find the eligibility requirements and more information. Applications are due by March 31st.

Alabama College Application Week Take 2!

AL College Application Week is back this week! Starting Feb 20th through the 24th, more than 50 colleges and universities are waiving their college application fees for Alabama students.

See below for the list of participating colleges…a spreadsheet with contact info and waiver codes is attached. 

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY
ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY
ALLEN UNIVERSITY
ANDREW COLLEGE
ATHENS STATE UNIVERSITY
AUBURN UNIVERSITY MONTGOMERY
BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN COLLEGE
BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BRENAU UNIVERSITY
CALHOUN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
CENTRAL ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
COASTAL ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY
DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY
ENTERPRISE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
FAULKNER UNIVERSITY
FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE
GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE
GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY
HUNTINGDON COLLEGE
JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY
JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
LANDER UNIVERSITY
LAWSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
LINCOLN TECH
LURLEEN B. WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
MARYVILLE COLLEGE
MERCER UNIVERSITY
MILES COLLEGE
MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE
NORTHEAST ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
REID STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE
SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SNEAD STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SOUTH UNIVERSITY
SPRING HILL COLLEGE
STILLMAN COLLEGE
TALLADEGA COLLEGE
TRENHOLM STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
TROY UNIVERSITY
TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY
UNION UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA BIRMINGHAM (UAB)
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE (UAH)
UNIVERSITY OF MOBILE
UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO
UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA
UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE SOUTHERN
UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA
UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA
UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA
WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (DOTHAN)
WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (HANCEVILLE)
WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (SELMA)

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1o1BP6rjcWL6NivQt7Z9j4vDKi7Vf3RC6uMLghwjoGFc/edit?usp=drive_web&authuser=0

Marylou Kelley Scholarship Application

Marylou Kelley Scholarship Application:

The completed application AND ALL required attachments must be
mailed in a single envelope and postmarked no later than April 15 to
be considered for this scholarship. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Mail the completed application to
Wilsonville United Methodist Women
c/o Wilsonville United Methodist Church
P. O. BOX 530
Wilsonville, AL 35186

If you have ANY questions, please feel free to call:
_Janet W. Smith________________
Wilsonville United Methodist Women
Marylou Kelley Scholarship Selection Committee Member
_______________ (home)
_205-746-2632__ (mobile)

Shelby County Education Association Scholarships

It is time for the annual Shelby County Education Association Scholarships!  

Each year the SCEA presents $1000 scholarships in two categories: student and member.  The student scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors who are children or grandchildren of Shelby County AEA members.  The member scholarship is awarded to a Shelby County AEA member who is furthering his or her career by seeking an advanced college degree in an education-related field. 

Attached are the applications for these two scholarships.  All guidelines must be followed correctly for the application to be accepted.  The completed packet of materials must be received by Friday, March 17, 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 Sharon Martin at Vincent Middle/High School.) Kindly let Erica Davis, at Vincent Middle High School, know if you have any questions.