Wednesday, October 28, 2015


Scholarship Opportunities

Below is a link to the current Corner High School 2015-2016 Scholarship List.  These scholarships have previously been posted on the blog, but this gives you an easy way to look through them.  This list will be updated periodically throughout the year.   

Click HERE to view!  

College Scholarship Deadlines

College Scholarship Deadlines

Athens State University
March 31st
Auburn University
February 10th
(APPLY ASAP for consideration)
Bevill State Community College
February 15th
Birmingham Southern College
Free to apply before November 15th
($50 application fee after November 15th)
Huntingdon College
February 1st
Jacksonville State University
March 1st
Jeff State Community College
March 1st
Judson College
March 1st
Lawson State Community College
April 15th
Samford University
December 1st
Troy University
March 1st
December 1st
UAH - University of Alabama in Huntsville
December 1st Priority Deadline
University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
December 15th
University of Montevallo
December 1st
University of West Alabama
April 15th
Wallace State Community College - Hanceville
February 15th

*Be sure to go ahead and start applying for admission and scholarships now.  Many schools have deadlines in December.  The earlier that you apply the better! 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015


Scholarship Opportunity
Deadline December 7th 

The Reach Higher Career App Challenge seeks solutions to improve access to information about career and technical education (CTE), help students navigate education and career paths, and increase the capacity of career counselors to serve students. The Challenge seeks solutions that include integrated tools to assess user skills and interests, and offer users accessible information on occupations, education options, credentials, and
career-seeking skills.

For more information visit:


Scholarship Opportunity

Tell us how YOU plan to pay for college for a 
chance to win $10,000!

Apply online at:

Wednesday, October 21, 2015


Scholarship Opportunities

Alabama Cattlemen's Association Scholarships
Deadline December 1st

Award: $1,000- $4,000
  Click here to learn more!

National Create a Greeting Card Scholarship Contest
Deadline February 25th 
Award: $10,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school student 14 years of age or older and design and original greeting card.  
Click here to learn more!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015


Deadline January 31st

See Mrs. Roy or Mrs. McGill for an application.

The Charles Henry Crim Memorial Scholarship Committee is pleased that you are interested in applying for a scholarship. The completed application form must be postmarked and mailed by January 31, 2016 (late applications may not be accepted). Please provide the following:   

  • A personal letter from you introducing yourself to us including your career, vocational, or academic goals.
  • Copy of high school transcript and test scores
  • Two letters of recommendation, preferably from teachers or adult friends
  • An essay describing your financial need (one page or less)
  • Must be a member of Jefferson Credit Union or eligible to become a member.
  • Must be an incoming freshman.
  • Minimum score of 18 on the ACT and minimum 2.5 G.P.A.
**Each applicant will be notifid within a month after interviews whether or not they have been awarded a Charles Henry Crim Memorial Scholarship.  

Monday, October 19, 2015

Free SAT/ACT Practice Test

Free SAT/ACT Practice Test

  November 14, 2015
 10:00 A.M. – 1:45 P.M.

Holiday Inn Express Hoover
2901 John Hawkins Pkwy
Hoover, AL 35244 

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 This combo practice test is to help students decide between the New SAT or ACT.

Sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep

Thursday, October 15, 2015


Scholarship Opportunity

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Every month Chegg gives away $1,000 to a high school student who best answers their monthly prompt.  The application process is quick and easy!  Click HERE to apply!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Scholarship Opportunities

The AXA Achievement Scholarship
Deadline December 15th
AXA Achievers often achieve conventional feats in unconventional ways. 
Apply and tell us why you would qualify as an AXA Achiever. Apply online at 

Coca-Cola Scholarship Program
Deadline October 31st
Coca-Cola Scholarships are awarded based on character, personal merit and commitment. Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed.  Students must apply online at 

College Counts Scholarship
Deadline April 22nd
Requirements:2.75 GPA, LESS than a 27 ACT score, and demonstrated financial need.

The Gates Millennium Scholarship
 Deadline January 13th
Apply online at
For questions, call 1-877-690-GMSP (4677) or email

Eligibility Requirements:
  • African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American
  • Are a citizen/legal permanent resident or national of the United States  
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) 
  • Will be enrolling for the first-time at a U.S. accredited college or university as full time, degree­ seeking, first year student
  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities 
  • Eligible for Federal Pell Grant through completion of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Have submitted all required forms (Nominee Personal Information Form, Nominator Form, and Recomender Form) by the deadline.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
 Seniors planning on attending a 4 year college with a 3.5 GPA and a 26 ACT who can exhibit financial need should apply at

The John F Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
 The winner of the competitive annual contest is awarded a $10,000 prize and is invited to accept the award at the Profile in Courage Award ceremony in Boston.  More information can be found at and by visiting the Facebook page at 

Linley Heflin Scholarship Committee
Deadline January 9th
This scholarship grants four year scholarships to Alabama women who have both significant economic need and strong academics.  Minimum ACT score of 23.
The application may be found at

Megan Meier Scholarship
Deadline November 6th 
The Megan Meier Foundation is looking for outstanding high school seniors who have shown a commitment to bettering their communities regarding all forms of bullying.  Five high school seniors will receive a $1,000 scholarship. For information go to

Mensa Education & Research Foundation 2015-2016
Scholarship Essay Contest
Deadline January 15th

It is not necessary that the applicant be a member of Mensa. 
Winners MUST provide proof of school registration and citizenship/resident status prior to
payment of the award. Application forms are available online

Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen
This is a pageant competition that is affiliated with the Miss America Organization.  Visit or call (205) 223-5127 for more information.   

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Free Enterprise Scholars Award
Deadline December 18th
A $1,000.00 scholarship will be offered to 300 college freshmen nationwide. These scholarships are not based on financial need. If you have demonstrated entrepreneurial achievement this scholarship may be for you. Apply online at 

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Deadline Novemeber 3rd
(Submit to Mrs. McGill or Mrs. Roy)
Every high school may select one applicant. These honorees are then eligible for statewide recognition, a $1,000.00 award, a silver medallion, and an all expense paid trip to Washington D.C. where the top ten youth volunteers of America will be named in May. The 10 National Honorees receive additional awards.

SAE International Scholarship
Deadline January 15th
SAE is proud to be able to offer a number of scholarships to qualified students who are interested in the study of engineering and related sciences. For more information visit

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program
Deadline November 15th 
Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering. As a National Security Agency (NSA) employee with the Stokes Program, you will attend college full time, then work during the summer at NSA for 12 weeks in areas that are related to your course of study. You'll acquire real-world experience and receive a salary year round. 

(Please note: Eligible students must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester after their freshman year.) If selected as a program participant, you are required to work in your area of study for NSA after your college graduation for at least one-and-one-half times the length of study. If you leave NSA employment earlier, you must reimburse the government for your tuition and book costs.
Visit to apply.

Qualifications for High School Students
·         You must be a U.S. citizen  
·         You must be a high school senior at time of application  
·         You must achieve a minimum SAT/College Board score of 1600 (1100 Critical Reading and Math, 500 in Writing), or ACT of 25  
·         You must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale  
·         You must demonstrate leadership abilities 

Sun Trust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Deadline May 13th
Apply online at or for a $1,000.00 scholarship plus a $250.00 Sun Trust Gift Card. Drawings will be held and a winner chosen every two weeks through May 13, 2016.

Walmart Employee/Dependent Scholarship
Apply online at for scholarship opportunities for Associates and Children of Associates of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

We the Students Scholarship Essay Contest
Win up to $5,000.  Details at