University of Montevallo Scholarship Opportunity

ATTENTION CREATIVE WRITERS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO!

  • 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 murphyj@montevallo.edu or 205-665-6431.

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 – 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 barbara.burchard@elmoreco.com or bburc24315@aol.com.  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 barbara.burchard@elmoreco.com or bburc24315@aol.com

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.

2016 Student-View Scholarship Program

The 2016 Student-View Scholarship program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college, or career school. The program includes: One $4,000 scholarship; two $1,000 scholarships; ten $500 scholarships.

To apply, simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May.

There is no minimum SAT/ACT to apply. The scholarship deadline is April 22, 2016.

Jim Harrell Poetry Scholarship Awards

First place will receive a $2000 scholarship; Second place will receive a $1000 scholarship. The award is a one-time scholarship and is non-renewable.

Contest Guidelines:

  • The competition is open to any high school senior in the state of Alabama planning to enroll at the University of Montevallo.
  • All entries must be original and unpublished.
  • Entries will be judged off-campus by professionals in the field. Criteria include creativity, originality, imagery, artistic quality, and mastery of poetic expression.
  • Must be postmarked by February 1. No late entries will be accepted.

See Mrs. Payne for more information, including directions for submitting entries.

 

College Counts Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:
Applicant must be a high school senior, a U.S. citizen, & an Alabama resident. Applicant must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 2.75 GPA and have an ACT score of 26 or BELOW. Applications open January 4, 2016, and close April 22, 2016. For more information or to apply, visit CollegeCountsAlabama.com.

Greater Alabama Youth Leadership Development Program

Any junior or senior interested in applying for the Greater Alabama Council Youth Leadership Development Program should pick up an application in the Counseling Office. This program gives students the opportunity to build leadership skills by participating in small group meetings and community service projects. Participants also have the opportunity to earn scholarships for their service in the program.