Jefferson State-Counselors’ Scholarship

Jefferson State-Counselors’ Scholarship

Students must meet the following criteria to be nominated by their counselor:

  • Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA after grades have posted for their first semester of the student’s senior year;
  • Must be an U.S. citizen or permanent resident status;
  • Must have completed an admission application to Jefferson State for Fall 2019 semester.
  • Complete a 2019-2020 FAFSA for Jefferson State.  JSCC school code is 001022.

Students interested should submit a typed, two-page essay on the topic “What are your career goals, and how will earning a college degree from JSCC help achieve those goals?”  to the guidance office no later than May 1, 2019.

Jefferson State-Counselors’ Scholarship


Jefferson State-Academic Scholarship

Jefferson State-Academic Scholarship

35 high school academic, full-tuition and fees scholarships will be awarded to outstanding high school seniors who plan to enroll beginning Fall 2019.  The scholarships may be renewed for one additional year provided the student earns a total of 24 credit hours and maintains a 3.0 cumulative GPS at the completion of the spring 2020 semester.

A complete application packet must be submitted to the financial aid office or postmarked no later than March 1, 2019.  Attached is a flyer listing the criteria that a student must meet in order to apply for the scholarship.

Students may visit to obtain a 2019-2020 High School Academic Scholarship application.

All scholarship recipients will be required to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) at for the 2019-2020 school year.  Jefferson State’s school code is 001022.

Contact Kimberly Brown @ with questions.

Jefferson State-Academic Scholarship


Jefferson State-Ambassador Scholarship

Jefferson State-Ambassador Scholarship

As part of the Ambassador Scholarship, the JSCC Ambassadors serve as the official hosts and hostesses for campus events.  JSCC is looking for students who display leadership skills, have servant hearts, and are self-motivated.

Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Deadline for submission is February 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm.

Jefferson State-Ambassador Application

Troy University Scholarship Deadline-January 15th

TROY University’s scholarship deadline has been pushed back from December 1st to January 15th.

Don’t forget–Troy University Super-Scores!!!

Merit Based Scholarships

  • Millennium Scholar’s Award: Valued at $11,000-$15,000 annually Requirements: 32 ACT/1450 RSAT, 3.7 GPA & Essay
  • Chancellor’s Scholarship: Valued at $7,000-$10,000 annually Requirements: 28 ACT/1320 RSAT. 3.5 GPA & Essay
  • Excellence in Leadership: Valued at $1,000- $4,000 annually   Requirements: 23 ACT/1130 RSAT, 3.0 GPA & Resume

 Alumni & Auxiliary Scholarships

  • National Alumni Association Endowment Scholarship –Competitive scholarship valued at half-tuition-Requirements: 20 ACT/1030 RSAT, 3.0 GPA
  • Hugh O’ Brian (HOBY) Scholarship-$1K non-renewable-Requirements: 20 ACT/1030 RSAT, 3.0 GPA-Applicants must have attended the Alabama HOBY Conference
  • Alabama Girls State Scholarship-$1K non-renewable-Requirements: 20 ACT/1030RSAT, 3.0 GPA-Applicants must have attended the Alabama Girls State Conference

Contact Tara Elliot with questions.   205-382-3803

Auburn’s Scholar’s Day

Auburn University welcomes 11th and 12th-grade students to register for Auburn’s Scholar’s Day held on October 20th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students can contact Jasmine Prince, Assistant Director for Inclusive Excellence Initiatives at

Registration will close Oct. 15.

Click on the link below to confirm your spot.



BLSA Scholarship

BLSA, a Chapter of NALS, Inc., the association for legal professionals, will award its Thomas E. Huey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a high school senior in the Jefferson, Shelby, and St. Clair County area in January 2019.

Scholarships will be accepted based on 50% financial need, 40% grade point average (must be at least a “B”), and 10% achievements and accomplishments.

Applications must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2018, and received by the Chairman no later than January 4, 2019.

Applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and five applicants will be selected to be presented to the membership at the January 2019 regular monthly meeting.  The recipients will be selected by ballot at that time and will be notified in writing as soon as possible thereafter.

Scholarship funds are to be used for educational purposes only, i.e. tuition, books, testing fees, or other relevant educational expenses approved by the Scholarship Committee.  These expenses are generally paid directly by BLSA.  Any exceptions must be submitted in writing and accompanied by valid receipts in order to be directly reimbursed to the recipient.

Click below for application:

BLSA Scholarship

Contact info:  Kayla Bassett-BLSA Scholarship Chairman-Burr & Forman LLP-420 North 20th Street, Suite 3400, Birmingham, AL 35203                          Phone-205-458-5226     Email


ACT Student Champion Scholarship

Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.

ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, and state-level recognition.

Students in the graduating class of 2019 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria can apply:

  • High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions
  • At a minimum students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate®

Applications are due October 31, 2018, and champions will be notified on or before January 31, 2019.


ALET Debbie Rice College Scholarship Application

The Alabama Leaders in Educational Technology (ALET) organization invites graduating seniors to apply for its $10,000 2019 Debbie Rice Memorial Scholarship. Applicants who meet the criteria should read the guidelines carefully and follow the directions for submission.

The deadline for submission is November 16, 2018.

Click on the link below for more info and application.

ALET Scholarship Application-2019

**Lauren Woolley is the delegate for ALET that will need to be listed on any applications.**


Tommy Smith Scholarship

Tommy Smith started the Tommy Smith Scholarship because he remembers how hard it was to go to college, balance a part-time job, and have a social life during his college years. This scholarship is to show students that there are people who understand all that they have to do to get an education. The scholarship is worth $1000 and only requires a 500-word essay on a specific topic to apply.

To be eligible for the Tommy Smith Scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
*Be a high school senior that has been accepted into a college or university
*Be a current college or university student.

*To enter for a chance to receive the $1000 Tommy Smith Scholarship you will need to write an essay answering, “If you could start any business while in college or afterward what would it be and why?”

Submission Deadline—May 31, 2019

Winner Selection

  1. Write your 500-word essay and submit the form by May 31, 2019.
  2. The Tommy Smith Scholarship committee will review all responses.
  3. A winner will be selected and contacted in June.
  4. Once the winner responds (within 2 weeks) the $1000 will be sent to the winner’s financial aid department.


Smith Scholarship Foundation Program

The Smith Scholarship Foundation will begin accepting on-line Applications
on September 15, 2018 for the Smith Scholarship Program. The Smith
Scholarship Foundation Program is an Accountability Scholarship Program
providing assistance to High School Seniors who have “given back” to their
community through volunteer activities or by caring for family while
overcoming financial and personal challenges.

The SSF Programs provide up to $15,000 a year in financial assistance plus
opportunities for study abroad, professional training through its Internship
Program as well as valuable assistance from Mentors who counsel and
assist students with academic, personal and professional obstacles. All
assistance is subject to strict compliance with SSF Guidelines. SSF is a last
dollar supplemental scholarship.

Please visit our website today at for additional information.


Most Common Questions on Application

The application opens September 15, 2018.  The deadline for submission is January 7, 2019.