Scholarships in Alabama

In-State Collegiate Scholar

Award: $3,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an in-state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and a minimum composite ACT score between 28 and 29 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1250-1320).

Out-of-State Presidential Scholar

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 32 and 36 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1400 and 1600).

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a Christian woman who is a resident of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be enrolled full time, and be able to demonstrate financial need. Contact the financial aid office for more information regarding applications.

Alabama Power Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an Alabama resident. Selection is based upon academic record.

Gov. Frank Dixon Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an Alabama resident.

Faculty Scholars Award

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an Alabama resident and have a minimum composite ACT score of 28 (combined SAT I score of 1230).

Randy Owen Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an Alabama resident and have a minimum 3.5 GPA (minimum 3.5 GPA in English).

Out-of-State Grant

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be a resident of any state except Kansas. FAFSA is required.

Charles Clark Cordle Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have an amateur radio license and be attending school in Alabama or Georgia. Preference is given to residents of Georgia or Alabama with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Out-of-State Tuition Assistance Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must show academic ability and not be a resident of Idaho.

Newbern Bush Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a native-born Alabama resident.

Helen James Brewer Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a lineal descendant of worthy Confederates or collateral descendant who is a member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Applicant must be a member or former member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy and reside in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and carry a minimum of 12 hours each semester. Applicant must be prepared to pass entrance examination of prospective college or university. Applicant must submit proof of Confederate Military Record, line of descent from Confederate ancestor, a letter of endorsement from sponsoring Chapter, a letter of recommendation, complete financial report, official transcripts, an essay on the significance of a southern heritage, and a wallet-size photo. Original and four copies of the application forms and five copies of all documents, certificates, and letters must be submitted to the Division Director of Education. All inquiries must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Lola B. Curry Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be an Alabama student who is a lineal descendant of worthy Confederates or collateral descendant who is a member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and carry a minimum of 12 hours each semester. Applicant must be prepared to pass entrance examination of prospective college or university. Applicant must submit proof of Confederate Military Record, line of descent from Confederate ancestor, a letter of endorsement from sponsoring Chapter, a letter of recommendation, complete financial report, official transcripts, an essay on the significance of a southern heritage, and a wallet size photo. Original and four copies of the application forms and five copies of all documents, certificates, and letters must be submitted to the Division Director of Education. All inquiries must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

McNair Scholars Award

Award: $12,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be from outside South Carolina. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership, and character.

Mt. Garfield Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of any state other than Colorado, and have a minimum 3.2 GPA.

Out-of-State Fee Stipend

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA or rank in the top quarter of class, have a minimum composite ACT score of 24, and may not be a resident of Missouri.

Continue the Tradition

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of an alumni and may not be a resident of Missouri. Entering freshman applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA or rank in the top quarter of class and have a minimum composite ACT score of 24. Transfer applicants must have completed at least 24 credit hours and have a minimum 3.25 GPA.

Out-of-State Fee Waiver for the Performing Arts

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have outstanding performance ability in art, forensics, music, theatre, or dance.

Out-of-State Grant

Award: $4,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must reside in a state other than Georgia and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Fred Schleiter Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state minority student with financial need.

McNair Scholars Finalist Award

Award: $8,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be from a state besides South Carolina.

Dance Non-Resident Tuition Waiver

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time, non-resident student with a minimum 2.75 GPA.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, Inc. Annual Nursing Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Selection is based upon financial need.

Blue & Gold Level 1 Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is a not a resident of West Virginia.

Generations Non-Resident Tuition Waiver

Award: $1,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a non-resident child or grandchild of an Oklahoma U graduate.

Virginia and Anna Praytor Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Birmingham City, AL, school.

ASGC Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based upon essay, letters of recommendation, resume, standardized test scores, and transcript.

Alabama Scholarships for Dependents of Blind Parents

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Alabama and apply within two years after graduating high school. Parent must be blind and unable to provide sufficient income for education.

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SSU Development Foundation Diversity Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant cannot be a resident of Ohio or have attended high school in Ohio. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and preference is given to minorities.

Non-Resident Transfer Student Merit Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a transfer student with a minimum 3.8 GPA who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant must have completed a two0year college associate degree program or its equivalent in a state contiguous to Utah.