2019 Summer STEM Program

2019 Summer STEM Program for Minority Girls

Lawson State Community College

The Girls IMPACT program seeks to encourage minority girls (8th-12th graders) to pursue math-related careers by increasing their mathematical proficiency and exposing them to women who are STEM professionals.

In order for candidates to participate in this free summer experience, girls must be rising 8th-12th graders. Girls who will be first-generation college students are especially encouraged to apply. Accepted applicants will be notified by email mid May.

Dates of the program-Thursday only-June 6-July 18th. Excludes July 4th. Times of program-10:00 am-3:00 pm. Lunch will be served for participants.

Deadline May 7th.

Apply at http://girlsimpactalabama.org/

Questions? Contact Dr. Shawanda Thomas girlsimpactalabama@gmail.com

ACT Prep Camp at UM

The 2019 ACT Prep Camp will be held on Tuesday, May 28th – Friday, May 31st, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. This camp is available for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors and will help equip students with test-taking strategies to better prepare them for taking the ACT test.

Cost: $275 for general registration, 20% discount for children of UM employees and for students receiving free and reduced lunch.

  • Includes lunch and a snack each day
  • Covers all ACT test subjects with in-class practice testing
  • Each participant will receive a copy of the official ACT Test Prep book, a math review card, a folder of study materials, a t-shirt, and other goodies

Click below to register for the camp.


Questions? Call (205) 665-6077 or email partnerships@montevallo.edu

Individuals needing disability-related accommodations during this event should contact the host department or Disability Support Services (205.665.6250, DSS@montevallo.edu) as early as possible. Efforts will be made to accommodate all access requests regardless of timing, but the University cannot guarantee that requests made with less than one week’s notice can be met.

Student Leadership Council for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Attention rising juniors and seniors!! This opportunity is to gain leadership skills and also experience the fulfillment that comes from sharing of one’s time and talents with others.

The Student Leadership Council is a group of young men and women committed to serving the families residing at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA).

Applications and materials must be turned in by May 1, 2019 to be considered. Attendance at an Student Leadership Council (SLC) on May 1st or May 8th at 5pm is mandatory in order to sign up for an interview slot. Orientation is held at the Ronald McDonald House.

Students interested should apply online at
https://www.rmhca.org/ . Students should select “Student Leadership Council” under the “Volunteer” tab. After completing the application, students will need to have two recommendation letters sent to Alice Taylor, Volunteer Coordinator, at alice.taylor@rmhca.org

Families served at the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham enjoy a cozy bedroom plus meals and activities provided by volunteers, laundry facilities, living room space, internet and more. The House can serve up to 73 families at one time.

Questions? Contact Alice Taylor at 205-638-7372.

TROY Fall 2019 IMPACT Registration is OPEN!

Students planning to attend TROY Fall 2019 are encouraged to register for Fall 2019 Impact orientation as soon as possible.

This event is mandatory!

Session 1: June 17-18 – Session Closed
Session 2: June 19-20 – Session Closed
Session 3: June 24-25 – Session Closed
Session 4: June 26-27 – Session Closed
Session 5: July 1-2
Session 6: July 8-9
Session 7: July 10-11
Session 8 :July 15-16
Session 9: July 17-18

Click on the link below to register.


For assistance, contact Tara Elliott.
Office:  205-382-3803 teelliott@troy.edu

Cathy Barker STEM Scholarship

$500 Cathy Barker STEM Scholarship

To qualify, applicants must be a high school senior and must be planning to attend a college, university, or technical school in Alabama.  Student must be planning to study Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math.  Science may include such courses of Nursing, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, and Pharmacy.    Attendance at an online institution is not eligible for this scholarship.

DEADLINE is April 5th!!!!!!

Click below for more information and application.

Cathy Barker STEM Scholarship



Juniors!! Scholarship Opportunity

Hometown Lenders in Birmingham scholarship is intended for students whose parents are first responders AND who are in the graduating class of 2020.

Applicants should submit a complete packet which includes: a scholarship application, two letters of recommendation, a photo of the student with their first responder parent, and a typed essay titled “ How has being the child of a First Responder impacted your life and shaped your goals for the future?”

Scholarship applications should be postmarked or received by June 15, 2019.

Click below for more info and application.

Hometown Hero’s


Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference Student Scholarship

Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conf. Student Scholarship

A student qualifies by graduating from a public high school and then attending a post-secondary educational institution in 2019.  The $2,500 scholarship can be used for any part of the student’s 2019-2020 school year tuition, books, or fees.

Applications are due no later than April 26, 2019. 

Click below for more information and application.

Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference Student Scholarship


Charles “Chuck” Poland Education Scholarship

Charles “Chuck” Poland Education Scholarship

$1,000 education scholarship awarded to two deserving public school students whose parent or guardian is an active pupil transportation employee for the past three years.  A student qualifies by graduating from a public high school and then attending a post-secondary education institution in 2019-2020.  Eligible students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA and are selected based on their leadership, citizenship, and service.  The $1,000 scholarship can be used for any part of the student’s 2019-2020 school year tuition, books, or fees.

Applications are due no later than April 26, 2019.

Click below for more information and application.

Charles Chuck Poland Education Scholarship