Jefferson State Community College scholarship

JSCC will award 35 full-tuition scholarships to outstanding high school students that will be enrolling in the Fall 2016 semester. These are one year scholarships which may be renewed for one additional year provided the recipient meets the criteria.
Scholarship eligibility:
Students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 22 on the ACT. The student must be a U.S. citizen or provide proper documented residency status.
To apply:
Go to to apply for admission to Jefferson State and to fill out the NEW 2016-2017 scholarship application. One recommendation and a typed, two page essay stating why the student wants to attend JSCC should be attached to the application when it is submitted.
The deadline is March 1st.

Habitat for Humanity

Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity is seeking applicants for Habitat Birmingham’s homeownership program. To qualify for the program, families must have a housing need such as overcrowding, high rent, or an unsafe living situation; the ability to repay a zero percent interest mortgage; and be willing to partner with Habitat Birmingham by completing 300 sweat equity hours.
Please see the counselor for an application.

ALSCA $1000 Scholarship

4th Annual
National School Counseling Week
Poster & Essay Contest


Participants should be current students in Alabama schools, grades K – 12.
• Grades K – 2: Submit a poster. (See guidelines below.)
• Grades 3 – 12: Submit an essay. (See guidelines below.)
• Only 1 entry per student is permitted.

All entries should reflect the designated theme.
• Grades K-11: What are School Counselors and how do they help students? How have you been helped?
• Grade 12: How has a School Counselor helped guide you toward your future?

POSTERS should not exceed 11×17 and should be completed on paper or poster board—not canvas.

ESSAYS should not exceed 1 page. Typed essays should utilize a professional font, size 12 point, with single spacing. If handwritten, essays should be clearly legible. Neatness counts! All essays must provide a clear description/discussion related to the designated theme.

ALL entries must have a completed, official cover sheet securely attached.
See Mrs. Payne for the official cover sheet and additional information.

Scholarship Opportunities

• Scholarship Fund (3 $5,000 scholarships available); Deadline- Multiple

• Sunoco Rewards Scholarships (TWO $1,000 opportunities available); Deadline- 5/31/2016
• Big Fish Online Games Scholarship ($2,500 Scholarship); Deadline- 5/31/2016
• Bay Alarm Medical Scholarship (Scholarships of $2,000, $1,000 & $500 awarded); Deadline- 4/22/2016


• AED Superstore College Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2016
• Griswold Home Care Bi-annual Scholarship; Deadline- Ongoing/Biannual
• Waterlogic’s Clean Water Scholarship; Deadline- 4/30/2016
• Corporation Service Company Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2016
• eMaint Service on 11 Scholarship; Deadline- 4/30/2016

Service on 11 Scholarship

• PicMonkey $1000 Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2016
• The Company Corporation’s Quarterly Business Plan Contest; Deadline- Ongoing/Quarterly
• Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship; Deadline- 4/30/2016
• Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2016

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