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"And Now...A Word From Our Planet" AwardStudents compose radio ads intended to educate listeners on environmental issues$500-$
"Will To Win" Asthma Athlete ScholarshipMust have asthma. Senior with community service, leadership, academic achievementNot specified"Will to Win" Asthma Athletic Scholarship

Schering/Key Pharmaceuticals
2918 N 72nd Street Omaha, NE 68134
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship ProgramThe A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.$1,000June 12, 2017 9/28/16
Ability Counts Journalism Scholarship ProgramGrades 9 - 12$300Feb.Ability Counts Journalism Scholarship Program
Alabama Governors Committee
2129 E. South Blvd. P.O. Box 11586
Montgomery, AL 36111-0586 Fax : (334) 613-0937
ACS Scholars ProgramMinority chemistry major 3.0 GPA$3000
March 31African American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian students with need seeking to pursue undergraduate college degrees in chemical sciences and chemical technology
Actions Speak ScholarshipFBLA member, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation telling of volunteer/fundraising activities.$1000 - $4000Apr 15Future Business Leaders of America
Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
1912 Association Drive Reston, VA 22091
AIG Minority Geo-science ScholarshipsEthnic-minority students in the geosciences
2.8 GPA
Renewable w/3.0 GPA
Mar.Each award will consist of both scholarship support as well as support for professional development experiences
Air Force Aid Society General Henry H. Arnold Education GrantDependent children, ages 23 and under, of active, retired or deceased Air Force members.$1,500 (one-time, non-renewable, used for any year of undergraduate work)March 20800-429-9475
Air Traffic Control Association ScholarshipsUS Citizen, enrolled in aeronautics, aviation, and related fields.Not specifiedAug. 1703-522-5717
Alabama American Legion ScholarshipAlabama resident, descendant of war veteran$850Request form in OctoberApplications are available from the American Legion Department Headquarters, American Legion Auxiliary, 120 North Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36104.
Alabama Association of School Boards District V Fine Arts ScholarshipCompleted 1st semester of Senior year. Participated in Fine Arts at least 3 years. 3.2 GPA overall, 4.0 GPA fine arts.$500April 12Mr. John Hackett, Jr.; President, AASB District V; Scholarship Selection Committee;
Fairfield City Board of Education
P.O. Box 110
Fairfield, Alabama 35064.
Alabama Association of School Office Personnel ScholarshipPursing a degree in a business related field or k-12 edu. degree at an accredited Alabama school, college or university. Achievement and need based.$1,000March 30Pam Acker; 2680 County Road 10; Piedmont, Alabama 36272
or see Counselor
Alabama Farmers Cooperative and Auburn UniversityEnrolled in Ag with business, 3.0 GPA, nomination by local Co-Op store, essay$5000 per year for 4 yearsPick up applications at local Co-Op store
Alabama Feed and Grain Association ScholarshipInterest in agriculture, essay, ACT, referencesMay 1Alabama Feed and Grain Association , 1528 Peachtree Lane NE, Ste. 201 , Cullman, AL 35058 256-775-0111
Alabama G.I. Dependents ScholarshipParents must have had Military experience$7000.00 / full
Alabama Home Builders Foundation ScholarshipAlabama resident pursuing a construction-related degree at an Alabama schoolNot statedApril 1800-746-4222
Alabama Horse Council ScholarshipMajoring in field of study related to equine industry 4 yr. college degree$1,000Dec. 5AHC member or child of member of Alabama Horse Council.
Alabama Housing Authority Education and Enrichment Fund, Inc. Public Housing ScholarshipEssay, transcript, proof of residence, accepted at an institution of higher education$2,250Jan 10Contact Public Housing Manager
Alabama Math and Science ScholarshipMust be resident of Alabama, attend school in Alabama, Pursue teaching degree in Math or Science.$4000 renewable with 3.0 GPA. Agree to teach for 5 years in system with critical needs. For use during Junior or senior year.Dr. Jayne Meyer, Asst.Supt.
AL State Dept of Education, PO Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130
Alabama National Guard Education Assistance ProgramEnrolled full or part-time; must have served in AFNG or ANG$500 - $
Alabama Nursing Scholarship ProgramAlabama resident enrolled in nursing in state, must work 1 year in AlabamaVariesApplications at financial aid offices at colleges
Alabama Power Leadership Development Speech Contest10th - 12th grade students, must deliver 4-6 min. speech on leadership$250-$1500Feb 22Doris Henson
(205) 257-3530
Alabama Society - DARExtracurricular activates, leadership, community service, five references, financial need form, transcriptScholarship goes directly to collegeJan 25.
Alabama Student Assistance ProgramNeed-based for undergraduate Alabama residents. Priority given to students who are Pell eligible. Must submit SAR.$2,000 - $200March
Alabama Young Bankers Essay ScholarshipOne senior selected from high school must submit essay on selected topic$1,000various
Alexander Graham Bell AssociationHearing loss prior to spoken language$1,000 to $10,000Dec. – Feb.Hearing impairment of PTA of 60dB or greater
Spoken word means of communication requried
All USA High School Academic TeamOutstanding academic, artistic, or leadership endeavor, essay$2,500Feb 22 703-854-5890
American Association of Blacks in Energy Have a minimal overall "B" average. Plan to major in Buisness, one of the Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics$3,000 - $5,000March 4, 2016--Haven't updated new deadline, but plan for similar date 9/28/16
American Cancer Society College ScholarshipHave had a cancer diagnosis before the age of 21, minimum 2.5 GPAVariesMar
(800) ACS-2345
American Fire Sprinkler Association ScholarshipHigh School senior who will be attending College in the US. Essay$2,000August 28, 2007 until May 9, 2008.

Students read "Fire Sprinkler Essay" then take an on-line test on the essay. 10 students will each receive a $2000 scholarship.
American General ScholarshipTop 1/2 of class (but not top 10%), present evidence of good character by participation in extracurricular activities at school, or involvement in community affairs after school.$500-$1,500Feb 1Request an application by contacting...American General Scholarship Program c/o Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., PO Box 22492, Nashville, TN 37202-2492 or call 615-320-3149 or fax 615-320-3151.
American Legion Auxiliary ScholarshipAlabama resident descendant of war veteran$850April 1American Legion Auxiliary
American Legion Oratorical ContestUS citizen, 3-5 minute discourse on assigned topics from US Constitution; grades 9-12State final - $2,000 - $5,000
National - $1,500 to $18,000
Varies for local competitions but most begin in the fall. Students must compete in the state competitions prior to 03/08. National deadline is March 8.American Legion
PO Box 1069
Montgomery, AL 36101
(800) 234-5544
American Quarter Horse Foundation ScholarshipMember of AQHYA 3 years 2.5 GPA, essay, transcript, recommendationMay 15 806-376-4888
888-209-8322 for application
AMVETS National Four-year ScholarshipChild or grandchild of veteran who is member of AMVETs$1,000Apr 15AMVETS National Hdq.,4647 Forbes Bldv.Lanham, MD 20706
301-459-9600 ext.3043
Amy Writing AwardsEssay relating God's word to current issues and author's skill in presenting a biblical answer to questions about meaning of life.Not
Ann FordHigh school senior with an identified learning disability$10,000Dec. 31Demonstrated perseverance; embraces new opportunities
GPA: 3.0 or higher
or Anne Ford Scholarship
National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc.
381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016-8806
Award of Excellence Asthma/Allergy Scholarship ProgramSenior with asthma who has high academics, application, essay, transcript, references$100-$1000Jan
AXA Achievement Scholarship ProgramOutstanding achievements in school, community, or workplace$1,000 - $25,000Dec
Beeson / Moody ScholarshipSanford UniversityTotal cost collegeNov 15ACT 28 + / GPA 4.1 info :
Exceptional Scholars Program
Samford University 800 Lakeshore Dr. Birmingham, AL 35229
Best Buy ScholarshipScholarship recipients are selected based on volunteerism efforts along with academic achievements.$1,500 - $10,000January 1 and February
Blue Bell FoundationApplicant or parent employed by Blue Bell, need$1000-$2000March 1Contact Blue Bell Foundation directly
Blue Circle of America Scholarship ProgramApplicant or parent employed by Blue Circle$1000- $2000Mach 1Contact Blue Circle America, Inc. directly
Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete and Student Athlete Achievement AwardNominated by school principal$2,500 - full tuitionJan 20School principal or counselor
BURGER KING® Scholars ProgramStudents who work part-time and excel academically$1,000 eachFeb. 1
Cahaba Valley Lions ClubShelby county resident, financial need, community service, have eye and/or diabetes disorderup to $3,000March 31205-992-7433
Cargill Scholarship for Rural AmericaSenior whose family income is 50% from farming, US citizen$1,000Feb 15Cargill Scholarship for Rural America c/o National FFA Org. Scholarship Office PO Box 68960 Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Cecil Lane Family ScholarshipAlabama resident entering Auburn$1,750Dec 5Applicant is accepted at Auburn University. Parents or grandparents have been member of ACA for two or more years. Strong ties to the cattle industry
Central Intelligence Agency ScholarshipMust study engineering or computer science. Must work one year for each year of sponsorship. 3.0 GPAUp to $15,000Nov 1
Character Stars ScholarshipAlabama resident, 2 letters of rec., essay, 2.8 GPA, activities, SASE$500-$1500March 1American General Life and Accident Insurance Company c/o Scholarship Program Program Administrator PO Box 23737 Nashville, TN 37202-3737
CIA Undergrad. Scholar Prog.Meet CIA employment standardsUp to $18,000July – Nov. 15Must work one year for each year of sponsorship
Work during summer for CIA /1000 SAT/21 ACT 3.0–4.0 GPA
Coca-Cola Scholars ProgramHigh academics, leadership, character, service, US citizen$10,000-$20,000Oct 31
Collegiate Inventors CompetitionStudents to share their inventive ideas with the world. Exploration in invention, science, engineering, technology, and other creative endeavors$15,000
Commitment to Agriculture ScholarshipFrom farm or ranch family, essay, work, leadership$1,500Feb
Daughters of the American Revolution
National Society
Good Citizens Scholarship$500Nov. 15Needham Bryan Chapter , DAR
DECA Scholarship OpportunitiesDECA Chapter MembersVariesVaries
Discover Card ScholarshipJuniors, 2.75 GPA, leadership, overcome obstacles, are making life better for others$2,500 upJan 11
(703) 875-0708
Dolphin ScholarshipChildren of members of Submarine Force, academics, need, activities$3,000April 15Dolphin Scholarship Foundation , Attn: Scholarship Administrator , 5040 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 104A , Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Education Communication Scholarship FoundationStudents Interested in : Computer science & engineering / Graphic & Media Communications / Business$1,000May 15
(847) 295-6650
ELA Foundation ScholarshipFemale with physical Disability$500 - $2000
June 1Works with or advocates for people with disability Contact: ELA Foundation 2460 North LakeAve., PMB #128 ALtadena, CA 91001
Elks National Foundation "Most Valuable Student"Complete application, US citizen, community service, leadership, essay, financial need, letters of recommendation, achievements$4,000 - $60,000Jan 9Contact the Lodge Scholarship Chairman, Exalted Ruler, or Secretary of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge having jurisdiction the area in which the student has legal residence.
Engineering Council of BirminghamShelby county senior majoring in engineering$1,000April 1Engineering Council of Birmingham, Inc.,
Attn: Sandy Wood
7003 Alice Road, McCalla, AL 35111
Entrepreneurial ScholarshipMust own or operation a business (even if it is non-profit)$10,000
renewal - 4 yrs - Total $40,000
Deadline is Jan. 15, 2008Go to for more information.
(This is a privately-funded scholarship offered by the founder of
Federal Aid FirstFederal Aid First explains the differences between federal and private student loans, the various kinds of federal student loans offered, and the dollar amounts available. Included are details on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is the starting point for obtaining financial assistance for college.Needs bases
Federal Employee Education and Assistance ScholarshipDependents of civilian employed in Federal Government or US Postal Service 3.0GPA, essay, SASE$300-$1500March 31
FEEA Fund Attn: Educational Programs , 8441 West Bowles Avenue, Ste 200 , Littleton, CO 80123-9501
Friends in Art ScholarshipBlind or visually impaired students$1,000April 15Majoring in music, drama, art, or creative writing.

Contact: Harvey Miller 402 French Broad Street
Brevard, NC 28712-3410
Gates Millennium ScholarsAfrican American, Native American, Asian Pacific Islander, Hispanic American5 yr. renewal as neededJan 12Need Based on Federal Pell Grant Apply:
GPA: 3.3 orearned GED PHONE: 1-877-690-4677
Community Leadership

Mail: Gates Millennium Scholars P.O. Box 1434
Alexandria, Virginia 22313
Gift of Hope: 21st Century ScholarsMember of United Methodist Church$1,000May

Patti Zimmerman, Scholarship Administrator
GMAC Bowl ScholarshipsStudent of the Week /
Mobile Housing / child of Mobile Cty. Fire/ Police/Sheriff Dept.
$500 - $1500Sept 15 – Oct 1GMAC Bowl Office 251-635-0011
Gorgas ScholarshipMust have scientific paper describing original research or project. Scientific work may have been done in conjunction with a summer science program or year-round supervised workOver $10,
Greystone Outreach Legacy Foundation Scholarship ProgramInterest in golf, need, character, leadership, 3.0 GPA, Alabama residentMay 30G.O.L.F. Scholarship Program Meld Financial 3008 Pumphouse Road B'ham, AL 35243
H&R Block ScholarshipApplicant or parent must be employed by H&R Block, need$500-$2500March 1Contact H&R Block Foundation directly
Health Undergraduate Scholarship ProgramStudents with financial or other disadvantaged background, application, 3.0 GPA, Alabama resident, SASEApril 30National Institutes of Health 7550 Wisconsin Avenue, Rm 102, Bethesda, MD 20814-3559
Heart of America
Christopher Reeve Award
Demonstrated tremendous courage and compassion serving community$1,000Sept 1 – Nov. 30Senior in high school
Details of volunteer work & supporting documentation
Heinz Food Service ScholarshipFor school food service professionals who are members of the professional association and their children. 3.0 GPAUp to $2500Apr. 1American School Food Service Association 700 S Washington St, Ste 300 Alexandria, VA 22314
703-739-3900 Ext 150
Hispanic Scholarship FundHispanic US citizens, field of Business, 3.0 GPA, needApril 15Hispanic College Fund, Inc. Scholarship Coordinator One Thomas Circle NW, Ste 375 Washington, DC 20005-5802
Holocaust Remembrance ProjectGrades 9-12. 1200 word essay.$5000 plus trip to Washington, D.C.April
Horace Mann Scholarship ProgramB average, 23 ACT, essay, recommendations, parent must be teacher, administrator, professor, or public school employee.$1,000 to $20,000'Feb
Horace Mann Scholarship Program, PO Box 20490, Springfield, IL 62708
Horatio Alger Association ScholarshipIntegrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity$1,000 - $10,000October 30
Ina E. Powell
Memorial Scholarship
Female with strong leadership & academic record$1,500Dec. 5Attending Auburn in Agriculture, Forestry, Wildlife Science, College of Human Sciences or College of Education. Strong ties to agriculture. Parents or grandparents have been member of ACA for two or more years.
Institutional Scholarship WaiversAwarded at Alabama 2-year institutions for high academic achievementFull TuitionContact Junior College for application & Parents/PayingforCollege.htm
J. Craig and Page T. Smith ScholarshipMust have C average, community service or assistance to family, attend Alabama college.Amount not statedJan. 205-250-6669 or see counselor
Jack and Elizabeth Warner College ScholarshipApplicant or parent must be employed by Gulf States Paper Cooperation$500-$2500March 1Contact Gulf States Paper Cooperation directly
Jackie Robinson ScholarshipMinority, need, leadership, high academics, essayUp to $6000April 1Scholarship Program, Jackie Robinson Foundation
Jay Shalmoni Memorial Holocaust Art & Writing ContestWrite an essay or create an art project based on an interview with a Holocaust
Jaycee War Memorial Fund ScholarshipLeadership and Academic$1,000Mar 1918-584-2481 ext. 434
Jimmy Rane Foundation ScholarshipBased on academics, school/community involvement, and financial needNone statedMar 1download application and submit my mail
John and Eula Mae Baugh SYSCO ScholarshipApplicant or parent must be employed by SYSCO$1,000 - $2,000
John F. Kennedy: Profiles in Courage Essay ContestStudents grades 9 – 12$5,000 to $500Sept. 1 – Jan. 10The concept of political courage by writing an essay on a U.S. official who has chosen to do what is right, rather than what is expedient.
Selection by Social Studies teachers in student’s high school
John Gyles Education AwardsApply during last half of senior year, 2.7 GPA, send SASE for applicationUp to $3000April 1Secretary, John Gyles Education Awards,
PO Box 4808
Frederiction, New Brunswick E3B 5G4 Canada
Kaplan/Newsweek "My Turn" Essay CompetitionOriginal essay on topic of students choiceUp to $5000March
Kids' Chance Scholarship Fund/Ala. Law FoundationParent killed or totally disabled due to on-the-job accident; required to apply for financial aid.$500-$3,000May 1334-269-1515
L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the FutureAmateur writer of any age may submit original prose or
LeTendre ScholarshipFor students identified as homeless$2,000 - $3,000Dec. 20.
Linley Heflin ScholarshipFemale, min. ACT 22, US citizen, financial need, transcript, two letters of recommendation, picture$1,500 per yearJan 10.See Counselor
Louise NACCA Memorial TrustFor visual, hearing or physical impairment. Financial
Lucinda Todd Book ScholarshipMinority student with 3.0 GPA who will pursue teacher education degree$300Apr.
Margaret M. Prickett ScholarshipDaughters, Granddaughters of US Army officers, need, SASE$1,000March 31Society of Daughters of the US Army , Janet Otto, Chairman , 7717 Rockledge Court , West Springfield, VA 22152-3854
Medical & Abroad Study ScholarshipsPolish Origin$1,000 to $2,500Feb 1
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