Mary Lou Kelley Scholarship

The Wilsonville United Methodist Women are once again accepting applications for the Marylou Kelley Scholarship.

Your application MUST INCLUDE the following attachments:
1. Your current RESUMÉ, which must include any awards, honors, recognitions you have received, as well as all extra-curricular activities (school, community, civic, church) you have participated in, and volunteer experience during your high school years.
2. An original ESSAY describing your college and career goals, and how this scholarship will help you to attain these goals. You must include information about your family circumstances that could hinder your ability to pay for a college education, and why you feel you should receive this scholarship award.
3. Official high school TRANSCRIPT certified by a high school official.
4. Official copy of your ACT/SAT Scores.
5. PROOF OF ACCEPTANCE into college, university, or technical school.
6. TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION. Letters cannot be written by a relative.
A. One letter must be from a teacher regarding applicant’s accomplishments in his/her class.
B. One letter must be from a pastor, youth minister, youth counselor, or school counselor
regarding applicant’s attitude, ability to relate well to others, and his/her moral
character.

The completed application (page 1) and ALL attachments as listed above MUST BE MAILED in a single envelope AND MUST BE POSTMARKED no later than APRIL 15 to be considered. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS!

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Janet W. Smith by phone or text at 205-746-2632 or by email at smithjanet1952@gmail.com.

Alabama Governor’s School-Samford University

The 34th annual Alabama Governor’s School will be held June 13-25 at Samford University. Traditionally, the Governor’s School offers academically strong Alabama high school juniors (those who will graduate in 2022) an opportunity to participate in a short residential program of stimulating academic and extracurricular activities.

This year, the program theme will be “American Vision: World View.” Each participant will take one morning an done afternoon seminar that will focus on challenging and expanding his or her worldview. The courses include, but are not limited to, fine arts, web design, modern legal systems, research science, business, and medicine. All courses are small and designed to stimulate interaction with professors and fellow students. In addition there will be opportunities to meet business, academic, and political leaders from Alabama and beyond.

For more info visit http://www.alabamags.org/

Packet http://www.alabamags.org/nominate/nomination-packet/

Jefferson State Community College Counselor’s Scholarships

This year, Jeff State is offering two different types of counselor’s scholarships! One is an academic scholarship and the other is a career technical scholarship. These scholarships are full tuition scholarships!

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

Academic:
– Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA
– Must be an U.S. citizen or permanent resident status;
– Must have completed an admission application to Jefferson State for Fall 2021 semester.
– Complete a 2021-2022 FAFSA for Jefferson State. JSCC school code is 001022.

Career Technical:
– Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA
– Must have been involved in CTE in high school
– Must be an U.S. citizen or permanent resident status;
– Must have completed an admission application to Jefferson State for Fall 2021 semester.
– Complete a 2021-2022 FAFSA for Jefferson State. JSCC school code is 001022.

Requirements for both Academic and Career Technical Scholarships:
– Typed, two-page essay by student on the topic “What are your career goals, and how will earning a college degree from JSCC help achieve those goals?”. Essay must be 12-point font, double spaced, and a minimum of 500 words in total.
– Typed resume of student activities.
– Completed student information section on the nomination form specific to the type of scholarship you are applying for, either academic or CTE (both forms attached below).

Essay and nomination form must be submitted to Mrs. Keahey NO LATER than May 3, 2021.
Mrs. Keahey will submit the nomination packet to Jeff State on recipient’s behalf.

Are you interested in working for Alabama Power as a line worker?

Lawson State Community College has a training program for power line workers. There is an initial screening process that you will need to register for through eventbrite. Click the link below for more information on the program, eligibility requirements, and to register for the first phase of the screening process.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lawson-state-community-college-power-line-worker-application-tickets-140301356133

Lincoln Tech Virtual Tour

There will be an opportunity for any senior who is interested in attending Lincoln Tech to participate in a virtual tour. The tour will take place via a Zoom meeting from 11:30 – 12:15. Students will need to email Mrs. Keahey at HKeahey@shelbyed.org if you want to join the meeting. Traditional students will meet together and remote students can participate online.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Birmingham Alumnae Chapter Scholarship

Applicants must be a high school senior and attend a high school in the Birmingham Metropolitan Area or one of the following counties: Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker
ELIGIBILITY:
Minimum GPA of 2.5
Minimum ACT Score of 18
Community Service Involvement
Communication Skills
Leadership Skills
TO APPLY Visit www.birminghamdst.org
Applications are due March 1,2021!
For more information contact scholarships@birminghamdst.org

Lincoln Tech Virtual Tour – RESPONSE REQUIRED

On Wednesday, February 24th there will be an opportunity for any senior who is interested in attending Lincoln Tech to participate in a virtual tour. The tour will take place via a Zoom meeting from 11:30 – 12:15. Students will need to email Mrs. Keahey at HKeahey@shelbyed.org if you want to join the meeting. Traditional students will meet together and remote students can participate online.

Lincoln Tech in Nashville, TN

Programs and Partnerships
Automotive Technology – ask about our exclusive High Performance option and our special Mopar CAP Partnership Program.

Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology – a convenient Blended Learning format lets you complete some of your coursework online from home so you can spend more time on campus painting, airbrushing, and performing hands-on auto body repairs.

Diesel and Truck Technology – employers like Caterpillar, Ryder, Scott Equipment, and Crown Lift all seek out Lincoln graduates for open positions on their teams.

Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology – Tennessee projects double-digit growth in this field by 2026*, and 4 out of 5 students from our Nashville campus get hired in the field when they graduate**.

Welding and Metal Fabrication Technology – more than 450,000 welders are projected to be hired around the country, including 10s of thousands in the Southeast, by 2026*.

Campus Features
The historic Nashville, TN campus covers 17 acres and has everything you need to launch an exciting, rewarding new career field – including:

More than 50 live gas engines for hands-on Automotive training.
Dozens of CAT, Cummins and Detroit Diesel engines.
Twelve 10,000-lb. two-post lifts.
Hunter Alignment Equipment.
Mustang and Super Flow Chassis Dynos.
Four on-site collision shops.
Twenty-two Heavy Equipment bays housing 25 training vehicles.
Individual welding booths for metal fabrication practice.
On-campus dining halls and housing options.

Mental Health Movement Scholarship

In partnership with the Mental Health Movement, one of the leading voices breaking the mental health stigma for young people, we’re awarding $3,300 in scholarship funding to high school students who have battled with mental health, or who have had a loved one battle with mental health.

You can find more information about our award here: https://bold.org/scholarships/mental-health-movement-scholarship/

All GPAs and planned future fields of study will be considered for the Mental Health Movement Scholarship.

We are thrilled to work with the Mental Health Movement to destigmatize mental health and support students who have been impacted by mental health challenges, and we would be incredibly excited to receive applications from Shelby Co High School.

If you have any questions about our scholarship, please just let me know! Thank you in advance for your help.

Best,
Dror
Dror Liebenthal
CEO, Bold.org
https://bold.org
415-475-BOLD

SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PREVIEW DAY 2021!

Shelton State Community College will host Virtual Spring Preview Day on Saturday, February 20, 2021, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Zoom. Check-in begins at 9:45 a.m. The event is free to the public, and registration is required.

At Shelton State, opportunities are available in various technical and health services programs along with transferable options for academic programs. The College remains committed to providing education options to the West Alabama community in a way that is safe and accessible for all.

Guests at Virtual Preview Day can apply for admission to the College, receive financial aid and scholarship information, and register to win a full-tuition scholarship waiver.

To register, visit https://www.sheltonstate.edu/admissions-financial-aid/recruiting-and-outreach/visit-us/

To apply for admission, visit https://www.sheltonstate.edu/admissions-financial-aid/becoming-a-student/

Alabama Community Colleges–Scholarship Opportunities

At an average cost of attendance rounding out at about 4,300, Alabama’s Community Colleges back a big bang for their buck.  Some offer housing so you can live on campus while you attend.  All have courses that will transfer to Alabama’s Four Year College System.  Most all four year colleges offer transfer scholarships for students that complete two years at a Community College in Alabama.  Alabama’s Community Colleges differ in their scholarships.  Most all offer academic, technical and performing arts.  Simply click on the links provided and it will take you directly to the scholarship portal.  Most all have deadlines of March 1st, so get started today!  

https://pellcitycounseling.weebly.com/community-college-scholarships.html