Thursday, December 17, 2015


Thompson Tractor Scholarship

The Jefferson County Schools Foundation
Jefferson County Career Technical Education

2016 Senior Scholarship

Purpose:         To promote Career Technical Education Programs in Jefferson County Schools and beyond into secondary schools.  These scholarships will assist students in continuing their education and developing their skills in an effort to replenish our aging workforce with a goal to provide our students with the best education and career possible.

®     2016 graduating Senior of the Jefferson County School System Career Technical Education Programs
may apply for a scholarship:  Automotive Technology, Automotive Collision, Drafting Design, Electrical Technology, Electronics, Pre-Engineering, Welding Technology, and some Agriscience (depending on the area, i.e. agriconstructions, small engine repair, etc.).   
®     2016 Senior must have a GPA of at least 2.5 and completed 3 CTE courses in a pathway with a “B” average
®     Complete the attached application.  All applications must be TYPED. 
®     Obtain all required signatures listed below.
®     Please submit the scholarship application in hard copy and do not staple. 
®     Do not submit applications by email or fax.
®     Use only the amount of space allotted on the original application for your answers.  Times Roman or Courier
is the preferred font to use and font size should be 12.
®     An impartial Scholarship Committee of judges will review all applications and select recipients based on the above guidelines, additional guidelines on the following page and workforce demands.
®     Adherence to scholarship specifications, as well as spelling and grammar, will be considered.
®     We reserve the right to an interview if needed.


Scholarship Funds Available:     8 Scholarships of  $1500.00

Wednesday, December 16, 2015


Scholarship Opportunity
Deadline:  January 7th
This scholarship is available to seniors who have a financial need, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and who have demonstrated the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, work, and in their community.  Scholarship recipients must attend a four year college/university.  Visit for more information.  


Scholarship Opportunities


National Scholarship
Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school student and write a short message about technology addiction. 
Deadline: Jan 30, 2016
Administered by: Digital Responsibility
Click here to learn more!

Local Scholarship 
Go Build Alabama Student of the Month Award
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be an Alabama high school Junior or Senior and be interested in a construction related career. 
Deadline: Monthly
Administered by: Go Build Alabama 

 Click here to learn more!

Thursday, December 10, 2015