Scholarships in Alabama

Smith Scholarship Program

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicants must be seniors at an Alabama high school and plan to attend an Alabama four-year college the following fall. Students must also write two essays about their future plans and their community service or family assistance endeavors and provide three letters of recommendation. A minimum C+ GPA is required.

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 7

Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund

Award: $750, Deadline: March 15

Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Applicants must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and have bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and achieved an ACT composite score of 20 or SAT composite score of 1410.

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Animal Health International FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Alabama Concrete Industries Association Scholarships

Award: $8,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicants must be college seniors majoring in architecture, engineering or building sciences at universities in Alabama. They must be Alabama residents with a 2.5 or higher GPA.

Ed and Charlotte Rodgers Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be full-time civil engineering students who have completed their sophomore year of college. They must be in good standing academically, have a good GPA and demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on leadership skills, awards received and extracurricular involvements.

Gorgas Scholarship Competition

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 6

Applicants must be Alabama residents who are rising undergraduate freshman and have completed a scientific research project and an accompanying report of no more than 20 pages. They must have completed all college entrance requirements by October 1 of the year of application submission. Selection is based on the quality of the scientific research paper that is submitted as part of the application.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 5

Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Family District 1 Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.

NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

Moak & McCartha Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be Alabama residents with a parent who is employed full-time at an Alabama bank. They must be high school seniors at the time of application and plan to enroll in a college or university full-time. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and minimum ACT score of 20.

Abrams (Larry G. and Sharon W.) Annual

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicants must be entering freshmen at Jacksonville State University. Students must be U.S. citizens and Alabama residents for at least 10 years and graduated from an Alabama High School. Applicants must be active members of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham. Students must have an ACT score of 20 or higher or a SAT of 950 or higher as well as a grade point average of 2.5 or above. Applicants must have financial need.

David R. and Sue Belcher

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at Jacksonville State University. Students must be U.S. Citizens and have graduated from a school system in Alabama.

Jacksonville State University Eagle Scout

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be entering as full-time freshmen at Jacksonville State University. Students must be residents of Alabama and Eagle Scout recipients.

Leone Cole Memorial

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be incoming freshmen enrolling full-time at Jacksonville State University. Students must be from Alabama.

Gov. Frank Dixon Memorial

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be enrolled full-time at Jacksonville State University and demonstrate academic achievement. Students must be Alabama residents.

A. Earl Potts Alabama Baptist

Award: $750, Deadline: February

Applicants must be incoming freshmen at Judson College. Students must be active members of an Alabama Baptist State Convention church.

Judson College Alabama Alumnae and Friends

Award: -, Deadline: February

Applicants must be enrolled at Judson College. Students must be Alabama residents and demonstrate scholarship, character and worthiness.

Minister?s Dependent Grant

Award: -, Deadline: February

Applicants must be enrolled at Judson College. Students must be the wife or daughter of full-time ministers of the Alabama Baptist Convention.

Kenny Morgan Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicants must be incoming freshmen at Samford University and Alabama residents. Students must include letter of recommendation, essay and resume along with application.

Alabama Girls State Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be unconditionally admitted to Troy University with a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Students must have been a participant and attendee of Alabama Girls State.