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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