Tara Owen Scholarship

Attention Seniors planning to attend the University of Montevallo in the fall of 2019! A scholarship fund has been established at the University of Montevallo in loving memory of Tara Owen, who lost her life on October 24, 2001, after a long, courageous battle with cystic fibrosis.

The completed application form must be returned to the Shelby County High School counselor no later than May 1, 2019, together with:

  1. A personal letter from you introducing yourself to us;
  2. Two letters of recommendation, preferably from teachers or an adult friend;
  3. Qualifications are the following:
    • Senior who will attend University of Montevallo
    • Student must have a 3.0 GPA or above
    • Student who has overcome or dealt with a major difficulty in life

Click the link below for the application.

MaryLou Kelley Scholarship

Just a reminder!! The MaryLou Kelley Scholarship Application provided by the Wilsonville United Methodist Women must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2019 (next Monday). The application MUST BE COMPLETED in full including the required attachments: 
Official High School Transcript certified by a high school counselor
Official copy of applicant’s ACT or SAT scores
Proof of acceptance into college, university, or technical school
Two letters of recommendation as specified on application
Short essay as specified on application

The application completed in its entirety (with required attachments) must be mailed to

Wilsonville United Methodist Women 
c/o Wilsonville United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 530
Wilsonville, AL 35186

Central Alabama Community College Programs

Please see the attached flyers for more information on two great programs offered to graduating seniors through CACC.

The Ready To Work program better prepares individuals for the workplace. If you are not sure what you want to do after graduation RTW can help guide you to a career path!

The Math 098 Bridge Program is a FREE program to help close the math skills gap before taking math 100 level courses.

SCHS Local Scholarship Application

Please see the attachment below for the Shelby County High School Local Scholarship Application. This single application covers the following scholarships:
*Bryant Bank and Billy Jones Scholarship
*David Phillips Memorial Scholarship
*Edwin Rush Memorial Scholarship
*George Bentley Scholarship
*Scott Armstrong Scholarship
*Stewart Scholarship
*Tyler Madison Scholarship

Lucretia Owen May Legacy Scholarship

Scholarship Details:
Who: Shelby County Seniors & alumni attending college Fall Semester, 2019
What: A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to the SCHS senior or alumni who demonstrates an
aptitude for college and a financial need. The funds will be paid directly to the school for the
student’s Fall semester, 2019, and can be used for tuition, books, fees, etc.
When: Complete the application & submit along with 2 letters of recommendation from
teachers, coaches, mentors and/or employers by May 3, 2019. Notification of the award will be
made at the Senior Awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

Application is attached.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Psi Xi Omega Chapter Scholarships

The members of the Psi Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. are pleased to announce the availability of (3) $1,000 scholarships to college-bound African-American students.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA (an official HS transcript included with the application)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay
Click on the links below for information on each scholarship.
Applications are due Friday, March 15, 2019

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Psi Xi Omega Chapter Scholarship

$1000 Scholarship Essay Contest

HBCU Scholarship Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Psi Xi Omega Chapter

Distinguished Young Women of Shelby County

The Distinguished Young Women of Shelby County program is looking for a girl in the Class of 2020 who is…
✳ involved in school and/or community activities
✳ outstanding in leadership, academics, athletics OR the arts
✳ interested in earning scholarships for college
There will be a meeting on Sunday, January 27 at 3 p.m. at the Hoover Public Library in the Fitzgerald Room for any student who is interest in the program.
Any and all questions can be answered at: shelby@DistinguishedYW.org
A flyer with more information is attached below.