Scholarships for Hispanic Students

Financial need should never limit a student’s ambitions.
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible.
As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded more than $550 million in scholarships and provides a range of impactful programs for students, HSF scholars, alumni, and parents.
The application opens January 1, 2018, and closes March 31, 2018. Scholarship recipients will be selected in June 2018. For more information visit
For details about the College Board’s other scholarship partners connected to the PSAT/NMSQT¬ģ¬†and PSAT‚ĄĘ 10, please see¬†our scholarships page.

University of Montevallo Scholarship Opportunity


  • The Jim Harrell Poetry Prize is for entering freshmen at the University of Montevallo
  • $2000 scholarship for the contest-winning poem
  • $1000 scholarship for second place
  • See the flyer below for complete details on the awards and how to enter.
  • For more information, please contact Jim Murphy, Professor of English, at¬†¬†or¬†205-665-6431.

UAB Financial Aid Night

UAB is hosting a Financial Aid Night on campus for any students interested in learning more about the federal financial aid process. This event is open to any students and parents who wish to attend ‚Äď not only those interested in UAB. We‚Äôll discuss the federal aid process, how to complete the FAFSA, types of aid available, and much more. We‚Äôll also have financial aid and admissions counselors available for any questions. Please see the flyer attached for more information.

Anyone interested in attending should register for the event by clicking here. They can also register and see details about the event at

If you have any questions about our Financial Aid Night, please let me know!



Jordan Simpson | Admissions Counselor
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
UAB | The University of Alabama at Birmingham
1701 BLDG | 1720 2nd Avenue S | Birmingham, AL 35294
P: 205.704.9243 |


UAB Financial Aid Night

Cash for College Week

Shelby County High School Partners with Cash for College as Financial Aid Resource for Students

Mercer University Engineering Department Open House

The Engineering Department at Mercer University invites interested seniors and their parents to enjoy an open house to meet faculty and students, visit campus labs and compete for valuable scholarships at the annual Mercer University Scholarship Challenge on Saturday, November 11.  Students can visit to fill out the application.

ALET Scholarship

Alabama Leaders of Educational Technology (ALET) announces a $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to a public high school senior enrolled in a school system with a delegate member in this organization.  Seeking graduating seniors with a record of volunteerism in the community in both non-school sponsored and extracurricular school activities.  The recipient must attend an accredited college/university or technical school located in the state of Alabama.

Criteria for Scholarship Applicant: 

*    Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.75 and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year accredited college/university or technical school pursuing a degree in IT or related field

*    Application must be accompanied by an essay (guidelines listed under item 11 of the application)

*    One page resume’ (attachments are allowed for activities, honors and service)

* ¬†¬† Two letters of recommendation as to your character and your ability to meet your scholastic and community responsibilities ‚Äď one must be from principal and/or counselor

*    Applicant must have the endorsement/signature of their Guidance Counselor/Principal on their application attesting they are a qualified applicant for this scholarship program

*    Application may be sent by email to or  Please include in the subject line Debbie Rice Scholarship

*    Application deadline is November 17, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.  Late applications are not accepted.

If you have any questions contact Barbara Burchard, Scholarship Chair

334-567-1228 ext. 82114 or or

Confirmation receipt of the application will be sent.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure the application arrived on time.  ALET Scholarship Application-2018The applications will be reviewed and recipient of the scholarship selected by a committee of volunteers. The scholarship will be awarded at ALET Winter Meeting in Montgomery.

ACT Prep Camp at The University of Montevallo

The University of Montevallo will once again offer ACT Prep Camps to help students prepare to take the ACT. The next session is Saturday, October 14th. This course will prepare students to strategize their approach while studying and during testing.  UM will provide scholarships to students who qualify for free or reduced lunch and need financial assistance. Register today and take advantage of this opportunity to become confident and calm as you prepare for and take the ACT exam.


Students will receive The Official ACT Prep Guide, pencils, pen with highlighter, and folder with resources and tips.

Additional prep camps will be held at UM on NOVEMBER 18, JANUARY 20, & MARCH 24! Please see the attached flyer for additional information.

Oct and Nov 2017 ACT Prep Camp – UM

ACT Testing Boot Camps

Ms. Kim Norton will be hosting the following ACT Testing Boot Camps at Central Alabama Community College. Ms. Norton is a highly sought after tutor for ACT prep and will focus on all four areas of the ACT exam.
  • October 9 – 11, 2017,¬†5:30 – 8:50¬†each¬†evening in the Margie Sanford Center on the¬†Childersburg Campus


  • October 23 – 26¬†from¬†6:00 – 8:30¬†each evening at the¬†Talladega Center¬†in¬†Room 102

All pertinent information is contained in the attached flyer.

Childersburg – ACT Boot Camp Flyer 2017 – October 2017

Talladega – ACT Boot Camp Flyer 2017 rev – October 2017