Thursday, February 25, 2016

Shell Oil Scholarship

Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $2,500
Awards Available: 20
Award Deadline: March 3, 2016 

The Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship and Shell Incentive Fund Scholarship have been created to provide financial and career assistance to graduating high school seniors who have expressed an interest in the energy industry and demonstrated an aptitude in mathematics and science.
In each program, Shell will sponsor up to 20 one-year awards of $2,500 for selected graduating high school seniors enrolling in engineering or geosciences at universities identified by Shell. Upon successful completion of first year studies and other criteria established by Shell, the recipient may be eligible to apply to receive a four-year renewable award of $5,000 annually.

Freshmen, who received the one-year Shell Scholarship for High School Seniors and apply for a renewed scholarship, will be required to successfully complete the Shell online application, all components of the Shell assessment process and either a face-to-face or telephone interview during their sophomore year.

These scholarship programs support Shell’s objective of helping to ensure a qualified workforce in engineering and geosciences disciplines in future years. Workforce development is one of the highest priorities at Shell. Competition for talent is growing and Shell will be at the forefront in identifying young people with the skills to succeed by assisting with scholarships and providing exposure to career opportunities at the company.

To qualify, applicants must:

A) Apply online. Applicants will be asked to upload a copy of their high school transcript and standardized test scores, and to provide the names & email addresses for two individuals to provide recommendations on the applicant’s behalf.

B) Plan to enroll full-time in one of the following majors (geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering) at a specified institution.

C) Be lawfully authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States without any form of sponsorship.

D) The deadline for interested students to submit their applications and supporting material is March 3, 2016.

Jeff State Preview Day - March 4th

Jefferson State Community College
Jefferson County Campus Preview Day
March 4th
9am - 2pm

Camp Cardiac: Exploring Medical Careers

Scholarship and standard applications are now open for Camp Cardiac Birmingham 2016!

Camp Cardiac, run by local medical students in 31 cities nationwide, is a 1-week summer day camp open to high school students interested in exploring careers in medicine.

Students may learn more and apply by visiting

In addition, you may download a PDF flyer by clicking here.


 National Scholarship Opportunities

Course Hero Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be 16 years or older, create a free Course Hero account, and submit an original essay. 
Deadline: February 29, 2016
Administered by: Course Hero

  Click here to learn more!

TeenDrive365 Scholarship 
Award: 3 awards of up to $15,000
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school student and submit an original video about safe teen driving. 
Deadline: March 7, 2016
Administered by: Toyota Teen Driver

Click here to learn more!

Cosmetology Scholarship Opportunity

Win a Full Cosmetology Scholarship
Dear Vince,
  1. Either record a 3 minute personal video or write an essay, 300 words or less, about why you are interested in cosmetology and why you want to pursue your education at the AVEDA Institute.
  2. Visit for submission details.
  3. Deadline for submissions is Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 5pm.
  4. If your video or essay is chosen, you will participate* in a fashion show contest Sunday, March 20, 2016, for a chance to win the full paid scholarship. *Includes creating a model makeover for the fashion show contest.

Catwalk For Water
Event for Clean Water Awareness on Sunday, March 20
Winner announced at fashion show. All participants must attend to be eligible to win.
We look foward to seeing your submission!
The Aveda Team

Tuesday, February 16, 2016


Scholarship Opportunities

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
Scholarship Opportunities

          The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham offers various scholarship opportunities.  Please visit for more information regarding requirements and deadlines.  

College Counts Scholarship
Deadline:  April 22nd 
Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union
Scholarship Program
Deadline:  April 1st

          The Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union will be awarding fifteen $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating high school members planning to pursue post-secondary education in the fall of 2016.  the scholarships will be awardd to students, Coosa Pines FCU members, who exemplify credit union values of personal and civic responsibility through their grades, extracurricular activities, essay responses, letter(s) of recommendation, and/or community services. 
 **Students applying must be credit union members.  Coosa Pines FCU membership is open to all who live, work, worship, or attend school in Talladega, Coosa, Clay, Shelby, St. Clair, and Jefferson counties of Alabama.  Joining the credit union requires an opening deposti of $5.00 minimum to a share/savings acount.  For more information, please call any branch or visit us online at
Click HERE for more information, and to apply.   

Distinguished Young Women Program
Deadline:  March 1st

         The Distinguished Young Women Program will be held July 21-July 30, 2016.  Interested students may contact or (205) 907-0210, or may visit and click APPLY NOW.

Alabama Center for Architecture Scholarship Program
Deadline:  April 8th 

          The Alabama Center for Architecture is a nonprofit organization that seeks to advance the enjoymenet of architecture and design through engagement, education, and collaboration.  They offer scholarships for high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited school fo architecture.  Please contact or (205)322-4386 for more information.  
Click HERE  to apply.