Alabama Colleges

      • Gadsden State Community College

        Gadsden State is a public, open door, comprehensive community college that is comprised of five campuses or educational centers in Calhoun, Cherokee and Etowah counties. Gadsden State has a rich and illustrious history within the communities it serves. Administrators, faculty and staff work together to prepare students for direct-entry into the workplace or for transfer to a four-year university.

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      • Jacksonville State University

        Located in the Appalachian foothills almost midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU has grown from very humble beginnings as a state teachers college in 1883 into the Alabama regional university with the highest percentage of accredited programs.

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      • The University of Alabama

        Our beautiful, 1,200-acre campus has everything you need to be successful during your college years. Be energized through leading-edge research initiatives and state-of-the-art labs. Be inspired by professors who are experts in their fields of study. Be active in campus life through one of more than 600 student organizations. Be involved in a wide range of volunteer opportunities and internships. Connect with what’s important to you.

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      • The University of Auburn

        Auburn University has developed into one of the largest universities in the South, remaining in the educational forefront with its traditional blend of arts and applied science and changing with the needs of today while living with a respect for the traditions and spirit that are Auburn.

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      • The University of South Alabama

        Home to more than 14,000 students and more than 100 academic programs, South is a dynamic community of leaders and learners who support and challenge one another to be actively engaged citizens who advance the Gulf Coast region and the world. Founded in 1963, South’s vision is to foster an environment that couples engaging learning experiences with high-level research, enabling our faculty and students to be leaders in their disciplines.

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      Scholarship Opportunities

      • CollegeCounts Scholarships

        These scholarships in Alabama are awarded to first-time freshmen who demonstrate financial need and a strong desire to make a difference. Applicants must be Alabama residents and must enroll in a college or university within the state. Four-year students receive $4,000 while two-year students receive $2,000.

        Amount: $2,000 to $4,000

        Provider: Office of State Treasurer

        Who Can Apply: High School Seniors

        Requirements: (a) U.S. Citizen, (b) Residency in Alabama, (c) Plans to enroll in a Georgia college or university, (d) Financial need, (e) Minimum GPA of 2.75. For more information, please visit the scholarship website.

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      • Linly Heflin Scholarship

        Designed for Alabama women pursuing a four-year degree, recipients of this award receive $6,000 per year for four years or until graduation (whichever comes first).

        Amount: $6,000 per year (Up to $24,000)

        Provider: Linly Heflin Unit

        Who Can Apply: High School Seniors, College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors

        Requirements: (a) Female, (b) Residency in Alabama, (c) Plans to pursue a four-year degree, (d) Financial need, (e) Minimum GPA of 2.5, (f) Minimum ACT of 23. For more information, please visit the scholarship website.

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      • Alabama Concrete Industries Association Foundation Scholarship

        The Alabama Concrete Industries Association Foundation (ACIF) awards two $8,000 scholarships per year. The awards are granted to college seniors majoring in architecture, engineering, and building sciences at universities within the state.

        Amount: $8,000

        Provider: Alabama Concrete Industries Association Foundation (ACIF)

        Who Can Apply: College Juniors

        Requirements: (a) Majoring in a field mentioned above, (b) Attending an Alabama university. For more information, please visit the scholarship website.

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      • Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship

        Students pursuing an education related to residential building at a junior college, technical school, or university within the state are eligible for these scholarships in Alabama. Some examples of commonly accepted majors are civil engineering, drafting and design, masonry, landscaping, and sustainable construction.

        Amount: Varies

        Provider: Alabama Home Builders Foundation

        Who Can Apply: High School Seniors, College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, Technical School Students

        Requirements: (a) Majoring in a relevant field, (b) Residency in Alabama. For more information, please visit the scholarship website.

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      • Cabaniss, Johnston Alabama Law Foundation Scholarship

        This scholarship, granted by one of the oldest law firms in Alabama, was established in 1987. It’s geared towards students entering their second year at accredited U.S. law schools, even ones outside of Alabama.

        Amount: Up to $5,000

        Provider: Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal

        Who Can Apply: Law students entering their second year

        Requirements: (a) Residency in Alabama, (b) Attending accredited U.S. law school, (c) Academic excellence. For more information, please visit the scholarship website.

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      • The David Womack Memorial Alabama LGBT Scholarship

        These Alabama scholarships are awarded to gay and lesbian undergraduate students throughout the state. An essay with a maximum length of five pages is required for the application and recipients can use the money at any accredited school in the United States.

        Amount: $1,000

        Provider: IanThom Foundation

        Who Can Apply: High School Seniors, College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors

        Requirements: (a) Residency in Alabama, (b) LGBT status, (c) Attending a public, two-year institution in Alabama. For more information, please visit the scholarship website.

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      • Alabama Funeral Directors Association Scholarship

        This niche scholarship is geared towards students studying funeral service at an accredited mortuary science school. Applicants must be sponsored by a current member of the AFDA and should have plans to work in Alabama upon graduation.

        Amount: $1,000

        Provider: Alabama Funeral Directors Association (AFDA)

        Who Can Apply: Students intending to or currently studying at mortuary science school

        Requirements: (a) Acceptance into accredited mortuary science school, (b) Plans to service the public working in Alabama, (c) Minimum GPA of 2.5, (d) Residency in Alabama, (e) AFDA sponsorship. For more information, please visit the scholarship website.

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      • Cross & Smith Scholarship

        Cross & Smith believes giving back to the community is an important part of making a positive impact. To aid in this effort, each year the firm awards one student with $1,000 towards their college education. This is in hopes to ease the burden of college and help with the many expenses that students encounter each semester.

        Amount: $1,000

        Provider: Cross & Smith LLC

        Who Can Apply: High school seniors or current college students that plan to pursue a law degree within the U.S. are eligible to apply.

        Requirements: (a) Must be a high school senior or currently in college (b) Must intend to pursue a degree in law (c) Must submit application materials via email by November 2nd. Late applications will not be considered. (d) Essay and application must be in English (e) By entering, you give us permission to share quotes from your essay, first name, and social media pages publicly. We will not share your contact information or full name. (f) If you are under the age of 18 you must have permission from your parent/legal guardian.

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      • The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

        Provider: The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
        Amount: $20,000
        # of winners: 150

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      • Most Valuable Student Scholarship

        Provider: Elks National Foundation
        Amount: $50,000
        # of winners: 500

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      • Equitable Excellence Scholarship

        Provider: Equitable
        Amount: $25,000
        # of winners: Varies

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      • Doc Cohen Franchising Scholarship

        Provider: International Franchise Association Foundation
        Amount: $1,500
        # of winners: 1

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      • VFW - Voice of Democracy National Audio Essay

        Provider: Veterans Of Foreign Wars (VFW)
        Amount: $30,000
        # of winners: Varies

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      • The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

        Provider: Prudential Financial, Inc.
        Amount: $10,000
        # of winners: Varies

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      • The Hagan Scholarship

        Provider: Hagan Scholarship Foundation
        Amount: $48,000
        # of winners: 500

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      • Your Path Scholarship (2020)

        Provider: Candice Lenoir
        Amount: $500
        # of winners: 1

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      • Elks National Foundation Scholarship Programs

        Provider: Elks National Foundation
        Amount: $50,000
        # of winners: 500

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      • Student Photography Scholarship

        Provider: The James Alan Cox Foundation
        Amount: $2,500
        # of winners: 6

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