Friday, November 20, 2015



FBLA-PBL Foundation Scholarship Application
Deadline:  December 15th 

The Foundation will award a $1,000 scholarship per district for FBLA students.  APPLICANT MUST BE A PAID MEMBER (GRADUATING SENIOR) OF ALABAMA FBLA AND MUST ATTEND THE ALABAMA FBLA STATE CONFERENCE.  Deadline is December 15th.  Essay portion to be mailed to advisor and completed at home site. 

See Mrs. Norton for more information.   


Tuesday, November 17, 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 Visit Reminder - UNA Visits Corner Friday!

This is a reminder that a representative from UNA will be on campus in the Lecture Hall this Friday, November 20th, at 8:45am for any senior interested.


Thursday, November 12, 2015

University of Alabama Enrollment Steps


 University of Alabama Enrollment Steps

These steps must be taken in order, and Housing is selected on a first-come, first-serve basis from the time stamp of the Housing application submission. It is beneficial to start the process as early as possible!

  1.  Freshman Enrollment Deposit – this is essentially a tuition deposit. Step-by-step instructions may be found at It is submitted through a student’s myBama account.
  2. Housing Application and Deposit – the Housing application is available through the University of Alabama Housing website at
  3. [This will open in February] Register for Bama Bound Orientation at

**Students who have been awarded an application fee waiver (based on FREE lunch) also have the Freshman Enrollment Deposit waived and may go straight to the Housing application, where they pay only $25 of the $300 Housing application/deposit.

University of Alabama scholarship application deadline is December 15th

Monday, November 9, 2015


Dell Scholars Scholarship Program
(This scholarship is for Upward Bound students.)
Deadline January 15, 2016

Dell Scholars logo

Click HERE to apply!

Criteria for Application

To be eligible to apply for the Dell Scholars Program scholarship, you must meet the below listed criteria:
  • Participating in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12
  • Graduating from an accredited high school this academic year
  • Earning a minimum of a 2.4 GPA
  • Demonstrated need for financial assistance
  • Eligible to receive a federal Pell grant in first year of college
  • Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school
Dell Scholars are students who demonstrate their desire and ability to overcome barriers and to achieve their goals. Your application will be evaluated on your:
  • Individual determination to succeed
  • Future goals and plans to achieve them
  • Ability to communicate the hardships you have overcome or currently face
  • Self motivation in completing challenging coursework
  • Demonstrated need for financial assistance

Wednesday, November 4, 2015


Alabama Bankers Association Scholarship
Deadline:  February 3rd

Click HERE for more information, including the application. 


Scholarship Opportunities
*See for more information.

Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/15
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000
The Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship is available to students currently attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university.
You must create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety to qualify for this award.
This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.
Student must have a valid driver’s license.
Get more information on the Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship.
Card Against Humanity’s Science Ambassador Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/15
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: 100% of Tuition
Provided by Cards Against Humanity, the Science Ambassador Scholarship is open to women who are seeking an undergraduate degree in a STEM field.
You must submit a video of yourself explaining a topic in science that you are passionate about in order to be considered for this award.
Ideal candidates will be ambassadors for their field that are passionate about their discoveries and who will share their excitement with others.
Get more information on the Science Ambassador Scholarship.
Custom Jewelry Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/15
Available to: College Freshman through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000
The Custom Jewelry Scholarship is available to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited college, university or trade school.
You must submit a minimum 1,000-word essay on the following topic: “Why buy custom jewelry?”
Get more information on the Custom Jewelry Scholarship. Scholarship
Deadline: 1/31/16
Available to: High School Senior through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,500
The Scholarship is available to undergraduates, graduate students, and high school students who plan to attend college within the following seven months.
You must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and submit a 500-700 word essay about snoring, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, or CPAP therapy.
You may steer your essay in any direction you like, but you should relate sleep disorders or CPAP therapy to your personal life or to your community.
Get more information on the Scholarship.
$20,000 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship
Deadline: 12/17/15
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshman
Award Amount: 20 Awards of $20,000
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student athletes who demonstrate excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities.
Whether you are the fastest on the team or the most supportive player, we want to hear how sports helped you grow into a strong leader at school and in your community.
The scholarship is open to students entering college in the fall of 2016 as a freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree.
Applicants must be involved in high school, intramural or community-based sports and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Get more information on the $20,000 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship.
Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship
Deadline: 2/26/16
Available to: High School Freshman through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000
The Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest is open to currently enrolled high school and college students in the United States.
To enter, you must design a holiday, get well, or birthday greeting card and submit your work to be judged.
Your photo, art, or graphics submitted must be your own original work and you must be at least 14 years of age to be eligible for this award.
Get more information on the Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship.

Invite a Friend to Fastweb

Award: $500
Deadline: Last day of each month; Refreshes monthly
Available to: All Fastweb Members
You and a friend could win $500! Simply invite a friend to join Fastweb. Once your friend completes the registration, you’re both entered to win $500.
Learn how you can Invite a Friend to Fastweb and quality you and a friend for $500.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Interview Tips

How to Have a Great Interview

Whether it is interviewing for a job, a scholarship, or simply meeting with an admissions counselor, here are some tips that Publix gives in order to help you make a great first impression!

Alabama College Application Week

November 2nd - 6th

Complete your college application(s) this week!  The following schools are waiving their application fee for this week:

Alabama A & M University (AAMU)
Alabama State University (ASU)
Athens State University
Auburn University Montgomery (AUM)
Jacksonville State University
Judson College
Spring Hill College*
Stillman College
The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH)
Troy University*
Tuskegee University*
University of Montevallo
University of North Alabama (UNA)*
*Please note:
Spring Hill College (does not charge an application fee)

Tuskegee University (The fee waiver will apply for paper copy applications only and does not apply to online applications)

UAH (For students who are interested in applying to UAH the steps are below:
Select “apply online”
Create a user name and password
Select the “Waived Application Fee for Undergraduate Freshmen” application. 
(It is the second one on the list).
Students must select this application for the fee waiver to work.  If they have previously
started another application they must start over with the Waived Application Fee app.
Fill out the application
Enter the special fee waiver code, AA15 at the end of the application

UNA - use the code feewaiver at the end of the application.  

 Troy University (Counselors will need to verify students who are eligible)