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

AHB Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Alabama Home Builders Foundation scholarship was founded in 1995 with a mission to help fund deserving students who are interested in pursuing an education in the residential building trades in the state of Alabama. Over $500,000 in scholarship funding has been awarded to over 1,000 students.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a resident of Alabama
    -Must be enrolling in or attending a junior college, [...] More

Alabama Environmental Health Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/15/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Alabama Environmental Health Association (AEHA), Inc. presents a student award each year to a junior or senior undergraduate student in the environmental health or a closely related field. This award will be presented at the Alabama Environmental Health Association's annual meeting in April. The award also includes an honorary membership to AEHA, Inc. for one year. For more information or to [...] 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

AQHA Swayze Woodruff Memorial Mid-South Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2018
  • Amount: $9,000
  • State and local support of the horse industry is vital. That's why the Foundation offers scholarships to reinforce the importance of our youth affiliate ambassadors. Youth leaders who are actively involved through their state affiliate may be eligible for scholarships supported by Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia (Canada), Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

ARRL Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2019
  • 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: 2/15/2019
  • 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: 2/15/2019
  • 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

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,250
  • Outstanding High School Seniors who have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university may apply. Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated programs include Dixie Boys Baseball for boys 13 and 14 years old; Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball for boys 15 and 16 years old; and Dixie Majors Baseball for boys 15 through 19 [...] More

CollegeCounts Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $4,000
  • If you're thinking about enrolling at an Alabama college or university, don't let funds get in the way. In order to apply to the CollegeCounts Scholarship, you must be a high school senior who will be a first-time college freshman in the fall, an Alabama resident who is planning to enroll in an Alabama eligible educational institution in the fall and demonstrate financial need. A minimum 2.6 GPA [...] More

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • From the very beginning, the leaders of Dixie Youth Baseball knew they wanted to develop a college scholarship program that would help former players obtain a college education.

    In order to be eligible, the applicant must be a senior in high school and have at one time played in a Dixie Youth Baseball league. There is no relationship between the award of a scholarship and athletic ability. Be [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg University Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students, planning to attend Heidelberg University, who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

JSU Alabama Bush Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • 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: 3/1/2019
  • 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: 3/1/2019
  • 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: 3/1/2019
  • 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 Harold Shamblin Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Shamblin Family Scholarship was established through a bequest of Mr. Harold C. Shamblin of Gadsden, Alabama, for the benefit of deserving students who have been accepted to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

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

JSU Alabama Major John Pelham Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Major John Pelham Memorial Scholarship is for History majors in their junior or senior year of college at JSU; preference will be given to Calhoun County [...] More

JSU Alabama Power Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • 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: 12/31/2018
  • Amount: $20,000
  • 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: 2/1/2019
  • 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: 3/16/2019
  • 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: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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

Senior Adult Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Senior Adult Scholarship Program is a free tuition program for senior citizens (individuals 60 years or older) who meet the admission requirements and attend public two-year post-secondary institutions in Alabama. Contact the financial aid office at any public two-year post-secondary educational institution in Alabama for more information.

    For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

Southern Automotive Womens Forum Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The SAWF Scholarship Program, introduced in 2011, provides financial assistance to women enrolled or enrolling in a STEM field at an accredited two-year technical program, four-year undergraduate program, or graduate program hopefully to be used for a career in the automotive industry. The amount of each scholarship is dependent upon the number of applicants and generally ranges from $500 to [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall.

    Eligibility:
    -You must be under 21
    -You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
    -You must also meet the TCI [...] More

The David Womack Memorial Alabama LGBT Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • A scholarship available to any lesbian or gay undergrad student from the state of Alabama. The scholarship applies to attendance at any institute of higher learning in the United States. The essay should be no more than five pages and discuss the applicant's background, educational history, goals for the future and why the applicant believes he or she should receive the scholarship. For more [...] More

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Middle Class Students Now Qualify for Full Scholarships at Rice University

September 18, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo courtesy of Rice University

Some middle-class families may qualify for free tuition scholarships or grants to attend Rice University under a brand-new financial aid plan. The new initiative, called The Rice Investment, will provide full-tuition scholarships to families with incomes up to $130,000 and tuition cuts for families with incomes up to $200,000. [...]

Colleges Drop Nike over Controversial Kaepernick Ad

September 11, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Nike gear will not be worn by athletes at The College of the Ozarks following the company's latest ads featuring Colin Kaepernick, claiming it would "choose its country over company." According to the college president, "in their new ad campaign, we believe Nike executives are promoting an attitude of division and disrespect toward America." [...]

College Housing Shortage Prompts Request for Professors' Help

September 4, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Hundreds of colleges are short of space for housing students and some are already turning study lounges into dorm rooms, doubles into triples, and triples into quads. Others are being forced to house students in off-campus apartments and hotels and offer discounts to anyone willing to live in a more-remote dorm.

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Last Reviewed: September 2018