Monday, October 15, 2018

Scholarship

Thomas E. Huey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Deadline:  December 31, 2018


The Thomas E. Huey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 to a high school senior in the Jefferson, Shelby, and St. Clair County area in January 2019.

Click HERE for application.


Friday, October 5, 2018

Troy University

TROY University's

"Informational Admissions Meeting" 
for all Birmingham Area students 

Thursday, October 11th

6:00 - 8:00PM

at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Birmingham (1st floor ballroom).


The meeting will include a meet & greet session, presentation by our Regional Recruiter & Assoc. Director of Enrollment Services, and a Q&A open floor discussion from participants. 

Topics will include: admission requirements, scholarships, financial aid, and campus life activities. 

 All prospective students, as well as parents should make plans to attend. 
Light refreshments provided.

 To register for this FREE event, please go to www.troy.edu/tours 
 

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Bevill State Scholarship

Bevill State Community College Scholarship
Deadline:  December 1, 2008

2019-20 Scholarship Application Header Image

https://bevillstatecommunitycollege.formstack.com/forms/scholarshipapp

 

Scholarships


Voice of Democracy Scholarship
Amount: $30,000
Deadline October 31
Apply Here



Burger King Scholarship
Deadline:  December 15, 2018
Amount: Up to $50,000
GPA: 2.5
Apply Here



John F. Kennedy Essay Contest
Deadline:  January 18, 2019
Amount: Up to $10,000
GPA: 3.0
Apply Here



SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 26, 2018
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.
Apply Here



Hagan Scholarships
Sponsor: Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000 each semester
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA and from a rural area (a county with less than 50,000 people). Applicant must live in an eligible state (see website for details – Middle America) and demonstrate financial need.
Apply Here



Gorgas Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Alabama Junior Academy of Science
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 21, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Alabama high school students. Applicant must submit a scientific paper describing their original research or project.
Apply Here



Don’t Wait to Reach Your Potential Scholarship for Alabama Teens
Sponsor: Potential Magazine
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 4, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college-bound teens in 9th-12th grades Alabama. Students need to sign up for Potential Magazine’s free weekly eNewsletter and they will automatically be entered to win the scholarship.
Apply Here



Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Alabama Home Builders Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Alabama residents who are enrolling in, or attending, an accredited junior college, technical school, or university in Alabama. Applicant must be enrolled in a residential construction-related curriculum.
Apply Here




Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must currently be bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league and have bowled for three out of four years in high school.
Apply Here

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Scholarships

My Projector Lamp Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2018

Award:
$500
Eligibility: Applicant must be a student 14 or older; min. 3.0 GPA
Administered by:
My Projector Lamps


"There's No Place Like Home" Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior
Administered by:
Invitation Homes


Tommy Smith Scholarship
Deadline:  May 31, 2019


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. Please find all details below.

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

Guidelines
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”?

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.

Buy-Rite Beauty Scholarship
Deadline:  November 15, 2018

This is an essay scholarship for any student interested in pursuing a career in the field of cosmetology or hair stylist.

AES Engineering Scholarship
Deadline:  October 6, 2018

$500 scholarship awarded on character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.  

http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php


Horatio Alger Scholarship
​Deadline: October 25, 2018

This scholarship is designed for students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education and a desire to contribute to society.
Min 2.0 GPA. 

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/

Elks Most Valuable Students Scholarship
Deadline:  November 15, 2018

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2019 competition.
To be eligible, you do not need to be related to an Elks member. 

www.enf.elks.org/mvs  

Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship
Deadline:  October 19, 2018

Athletes, who are school leaders, with a 3.0 GPA are encouraged to apply.
Application and details on website. 

https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/application/


 

The Linly Heflin Scholarship
Deadline:  January 10, 2019

Alabama women attending four-year Alabama colleges and universities. Scholarships are $6,000 per year for up to four years. Applicants must demonstrate both significant economic need and sound academic records.
 

www.linlyheflin.org

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Scholarship Opportunities



4-H Youth in Action Awards

Award:
$5,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be a 4-H member or alum 16-19 years old
Deadline: October 22, 2018
Administered by:
4-H


KidGuard for Education Scholarship Program

Award:
$500-$1,000

Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school student
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Administered by:
KidGuard

David Allen Franklin Scholarship


David Allen Franklin Scholarship
Deadline:  February 8, 2019

  The David Allen Franklin Memorial Scholarship program consists of a scholarship awarded over a two or four year period.

Students must meet the following criteria:

A. The student takes a full academic load at an accredited college.

B. The student remains in good standing with the college.

C. Every senior who plans to attend a two or four year college or receive some type of training beyond high school should apply for this scholarship.

These scholarships are awarded to Corner High School students. 

Click HERE for application.


Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Scholarship Opportunities

College Jumpstart Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be a student in grades 10-12
Deadline: October 17, 2018
Administered by:
College Jumpstart


U.S. Bank Scholarship

Award: 
up to $20,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be a student 13 or older
Deadline: October 26, 2018
Administered by:
U.S. Bank



University of Alabama - National Merit Scholarships

The University of Alabama has updated their 2019-2020 Merit Scholarship packages, so be sure to visit this 
link to view these changes and a variety of other helpful scholarship resources as well. In addition to updating Merit Scholarship packages, they have also changed when students can access their general scholarship application. Students must now be admitted to UA by December 15th before they can access and fill out the  general scholarship application for award consideration outside of our Merit Scholarship packages.  Their National Merit Finalist scholarship package has been updated and now includes four years of on campus housing (at regular room rate) as part of the award package. You can view more about the National Merit Scholarship opportunities through this link.

The Fountainhead Contest

Award: 
several awards of up to $10,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school junior or senior
Deadline: April 25, 2019
Administered by:
Ayn Rand Foundation



Create a Greeting Card Scholarship

Award: 
$10,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school student 
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Administered by:
The Gallery Collection



Smith Scholarship

Deadline:  January 7, 2019

www.smithscholarships.com

Click here for a flier that explains more about the scholarship.

Troy University
Invites
 Juniors/Seniors and their Parents
 to attend
  "Get to Know TROY Informational Meeting" 
Thursday, October 11th from 6:00 - 8:00PM 
at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Birmingham Hoover
(First Floor Ballroom)
 The event is free - Please register using the link below.

University of Montevallo Fall Preview Day

Saturday, October 6th

Click HERE for more information!

Deadline: Monthly
Info: Applicant must be a high school or college student or a student planning to enroll in school within 12 months. One individual will be randomly selected each month; applicants may apply monthly.
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Deadline: Monthly
Info: Applicant must be a student who is at least 16 years old. Registration and complete profile with ScholarshipOwl required.
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Deadline: May 31
Info: Applicant must complete a survey found on the sponsor's website to be automatically entered into scholarship drawing. Applicant must be enrolling for the first time as a full-time student at a Christian college/university.
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Deadline: May 31
Info: Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who plans to enroll for the first time as a full-time student at a Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college within 16 months of being notified that they have won the award. Completion of short survey is required.
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Deadline: Monthly
Info: Applicant must be currently enrolled in high school or college, or plan to enroll within the next 12 months. A short explanation regarding why you deserve the scholarship and a Cappex profile are required in order to apply.
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Deadline: Monthly
Info: Applicant must share the corresponding link on the sponsor's application URL with their friends through their favorite social media site or email. For every friend that registers with CollegeXpress, you get a shot at a $500 scholarship! Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 13 years of age or older and hold a registered account on CollegeXpress.com.
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Deadline: Monthly
Info: Applicant must be a high school or college student or a student planning to enroll in school within 12 months. One individual will be randomly selected each month; applicants may apply monthly.
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Deadline: September 30
Info: Applicant must be 13 to 25 years old and reside in or hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada. No essay or GPA required. You could win a $5,000 scholarship just by helping 1 friend register to vote! Simply share the link the sponsor provides with a friend by text, email, or social media to help them register to vote online. It only takes 2 minutes for them to register, and you'll be automatically entered to win the scholarship.
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Deadline: September 30
Info: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled as a high school sophomore or higher with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students must write an essay relating to mindfulness.
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Deadline: September 30
Info: Applicants must be legal residents of the U.S. who are 16 years or older. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college, university or trade school. There are not minimum GPA or test score requirements and the award may be used to study any subject area.
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Christian College
 

$2,500

Sponsored by: The Christian Connector, Inc.
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The Imagine America Foundation is Proud to Announce Nashville Film Institute Now Offers the Imagine America Foundation Scholarship and Award Programs


INTRODUCING: NFI’S SIGNATURE FILMMAKING DIPLOMA

NFI's Cinema Production Program totally immerses you in the film making process. For nine months NFI students live, eat, and breathe film and how films get made.
NFI's philosophy is to have students learn all the stages and roles involved in making a film. The best way to achieve that is by actually making films. Throughout this diploma program, students collaborate on various projects to create their own films. By the end of the program, students gain the necessary skills, invaluable connections, and the content for their very own professional demo reel.

FINANCIAL AID AND VETERANS BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO THOSE WHO QUALIFY

 

If you would like more information, please contact us at 877-627-3456 or email us at admissions@nfi.edu and be sure to visit our website at www.nfi.edu.