Alabama Scholarships

So, you are looking for Alabama Scholarships, are you? You’ve received a college acceptance letter, said farewell to your friends and packed up all your stuff. There’s just one problem - you don’t have the money to pay for a postsecondary education and you aren't sure where you are going to get it. This is a common problem for students across the nation. Even students with jobs may have a hard time paying for college. But students who reside in Alabama and/or are attending an Alabama college or university do have one thing going for them. That’s right, just living or attending school in Alabama makes students eligible for certain scholarships. By using the state of residence as a search criterion, Scholarships.com can help students find money for college. Below are a few Alabama scholarships that may be found at our site. For additional information about scholarships and grants that that may be found based on state and other criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

ACHE Police Officers and Firefighters Survivors Educational Assistance Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The ACHE Police Officers and Firefighters Survivors Educational Assistance Program is a grant covering tuition, fees, books and supplies for dependents and eligible spouses of Alabama police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. There is no limit on the amount awarded to recipients. Awards are available for undergraduate study in public institutions in Alabama. Students who are [...] More

Alabama Student Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,200
  • The Alabama Student Grant Program is a state student assistance program designed to provide financial assistance to residents of the State of Alabama for undergraduate study. Applicants must have obtained a certificate of graduation from a secondary school or the recognized equivalence of such graduation; be an Alabama resident as defined in Alabama Stud and Grant Program Act 90; be a citizen of [...] More

American Red Cross - Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 8/31/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Coordinate a summer blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program and join the impressive group of youth across the nation who are helping save lives with the American Red Cross. You could earn leadership experience, volunteer hours, an Amazon.com Gift Card and be entered to win a college scholarship. Sign up to host a blood drive while school is out of session during one of the program time [...] More

ARRL Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The ARRL Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship is an award for amateur radio operators. Applicants must possess any active Amateur Radio License Class; be a resident of Georgia or Alabama and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must also be enrolled at an accredited institution in Georgia or Alabama. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

AWS Airgas Jerry Baker Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Airgas ­Jerry Baker Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor.

    Applicants must be 18 years or older, have [...] More

AWS Airgas Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Airgas - Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment [...] More

JSU Alabama Bush Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The JSU Alabama Bush Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Newbern Bush, a retired faculty member who taught Mathematics.

    The Scholarship is to be awarded to a full-time native-born Alabama student who has attained Junior status and is majoring in Mathematics.

    For more information about this award, please visit our [...] More

JSU Alabama Faculty Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The faculty scholarship is for in-state students with a composite ACT score between 26-29 or SAT reading and math score of 1190-1330. The award is renewable for 4 years, up to 128 hours. It is the student's responsibility to notify the JSU Scholarship Office if you score higher. If you qualify for a higher academic scholarship you have to forfeit the lower of the two. Students are considered [...] More

JSU Alabama Governor Frank Dixon Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The JSU Alabama Governor Frank Dixon Memorial Scholarship is for Alabama residents only.

    For more information about this scholarship, please visit our website. [...] More

JSU Alabama Hallman Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Hallman Scholarship was established in honor of Charlie and Edith Hallman for the benefit of deserving students who have graduated from Guntersville High School.

    For more information, please visit our [...] More

JSU Alabama Power Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • Established by the Alabama Power Foundation for deserving students enrolled in the College of Commerce and Business Administration. The JSU Alabama Alabama Power Scholarship is open to Alabama residents who plan to attend Jacksonville State University. Applicant must major in business related area.

    Applicant must be a full-time student demonstrating academic achievement enrolled in the [...] More

Linly Heflin Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Amount: $28,000
  • The Linly Heflin scholarship awards Alabama women seeking help with their undergraduate degree at four-year accredited Alabama colleges and universities. Scholarships are awarded annually for four years or until graduation, whichever comes first. Applicants must be female, from Alabama, a U.S. citizen and must attend a four-year accredited Alabama college/university and full-time. For more [...] More

NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. (NAJA) was established in 1941 with the purpose of uniting members "to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public, with particular emphasis on children, and to cooperate with other organizations performing similar services." Today, the growing Association continues the focus of meeting the needs of children and youth [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2020
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

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Last Reviewed: August 2019