Descriptions, Qualifications,

and Information







"And Now...A Word From Our Planet" Award

Students compose radio ads intended to educate listeners on environmental issues


"Will To Win" Asthma Athlete Scholarship

Must have asthma. Senior with community service, leadership, academic achievement

Not specified

"Will to Win" Asthma  Athletic Scholarship

Schering/Key Pharmaceuticals

2918 N 72nd Street Omaha, NE  68134


Alabama Farmers Cooperative and Auburn University

Enrolled in Ag with business, 3.0 GPA, nomination by local Co-Op store, essay

$5000 per year for 4 years

Pick up applications at local Co-Op store

Alabama G.I. Dependents Scholarship

Parents must have had Military experience

$7000.00 / full tuition

Alabama Math and Science Scholarship

Must 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 Program

Enrolled full or part-time; must have served in AFNG or ANG

$500 - $1000  

Alabama Nursing Scholarship Program

Alabama resident enrolled in nursing in state, must work 1 year in Alabama


Applications at financial aid offices at colleges

Amy Writing Awards

Essay relating God's word to current issues and author's skill in presenting a biblical answer to questions about meaning of life.

Not Specified

Collegiate Inventors Competition

Students to share their inventive ideas with the world.  Exploration in invention, science, engineering, technology, and other creative endeavors


Federal Aid First

Federal 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

Institutional Scholarship Waivers

Awarded at Alabama 2-year institutions for high academic achievement

Full Tuition

Contact Junior College for application Paying for College Link


Jay Shalmoni Memorial Holocaust Art & Writing Contest

Write an essay or create an art project based on an interview with a Holocaust survivor


John and Eula Mae Baugh SYSCO Scholarship

Applicant or parent must be employed by SYSCO

$1,000 - $2,000

Contact SYSCo for more information

L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future

Amateur writer of any age may submit original prose or illustrations.


Louise NACCA Memorial Trust

For visual, hearing or physical impairment.  Financial need



Olin Livesey Scholarship Fund

Good scholarship, leadership, school and community participation


Parke-Davis Epilepsy Scholarship

Student currently receiving treatment for epilepsy

Not stated


Police Officers and Fire Fighters Survivors Education Assistance

Dependent of full time officials killed in the line of duty


Robert C. Byrd Scholarship

High academic achievement: nominated by counselor




(Various grants)

Resident of Alabama studying in Alabama

$300 - $2500

Needs bases

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer College Scholarship

Children of a parent who has died from breast cancer. Financial need.

Not specified

Tall Clubs International Scholarship

Open to seniors meeting heighth requirements : Men 6'2" Women 5'10"

Not specified

United Negro College Fund

Must be African-American enrolled at UNCF approved school.  


Program Services Dept. United Negro College Fund

8260 Willow Oaks Corp. Dr., Fairfax, VA  22031

Vocational Rehabilitation Scholarship

Must provide proof of disability or physical challenge


Voice of Democracy Program

Students 10-12 record on audio cassette a three to five minute essay on assigned topic

Not stated   

programs - youth development


Young American Creative Patriotic Art Award

Students 9-12 may submit patriotic art on paper or canvas

Not stated

Actions Speak Scholarship

FBLA member, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation telling of volunteer/fundraising activities.

$1000 - $4000

Apr 15

Future Business Leaders of America

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator

1912 Association Drive Reston, VA  22091

AMVETS National Four-year Scholarship

Child or grandchild of veteran who is member of AMVETs


Apr 15

AMVETS National Hdq., 4647 Forbes Bldv. Lanham, MD  20706

301-459-9600  ext.3043

Heinz Food Service Scholarship

For school food service professionals who are members of the professional association  and their children. 3.0 GPA

Up to $2500

Apr. 1

American School Food Service Association                  700 S Washington St, Ste 300 Alexandria, VA  22314

703-739-3900 Ext 150

Lucinda Todd Book Scholarship

Minority student with 3.0 GPA who will pursue teacher education degree


Apr. 7


Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship

Alabama resident pursuing a construction-related degree at an Alabama school

Not stated

April 1


American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

Alabama resident descendant of war veteran


April 1

American Legion Auxiliary


Engineering Council of Birmingham

Shelby county senior majoring in engineering


April 1

Engineering Council of Birmingham, Inc.,  

Attn: Sandy Wood

7003 Alice Road,   McCalla, AL  35111

Jackie Robinson Scholarship

Minority, need, leadership, high academics, essay

Up to $6000

April 1

Scholarship Program, Jackie Robinson Foundation   

John Gyles Education Awards

Apply during last half of senior year, 2.7 GPA, send SASE for application

Up to $3000

April 1

Secretary, John Gyles Education Awards,

PO Box 4808

Frederiction, New Brunswick  E3B 5G4  Canada    

Alabama Association of School Boards District V Fine Arts Scholarship

Completed 1st semester of Senior year.  Participated in Fine Arts at least 3 years.  3.2 GPA overall,  4.0 GPA fine arts.


April 12

Mr. John Hackett, Jr.; President, AASB District V Scholarship Selection Committee;

Fairfield City Board of Education

P.O. Box 110

Fairfield, Alabama 35064.

Dolphin Scholarship

Children of members of Submarine Force, academics, need, activities


April 15

Dolphin Scholarship Foundation Attn: Scholarship Administrator   5040 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 104A Virginia Beach, VA   23462

Friends in Art Scholarship

Blind or visually impaired students


April 15

Majoring in music, drama, art, or creative writing.

Contact:  Harvey Miller      402 French Broad Street Brevard, NC 28712-3410

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic US citizens, field of Business, 3.0 GPA, need

April 15

Hispanic College Fund, Inc.    Scholarship Coordinator    One Thomas Circle NW, Ste 375    Washington, DC   20005-5802

Tourism Foundation Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

Hearing Impaired

April 15

Interest in Tourism/travel or hotel/restaurant management

GPA: 3.0


Or National Tourism Foundation       546 East Main Street

Lexington, KY 40508                    800-682-8886

Robert O. Finley, III Foundation Scholarship

Child of Berry High School graduate, athletic participation, strong character, essay, good GPA

$5,000 over 4 years

April 20


NO-Addiction Campaign Essay Contest

All high school students. 300 word essay telling why you have chosen to stay away from drugs and alcohol and what you are personally doing to further prevention and awareness in your school and community


April 26

(800) No-Addiction

Holocaust Remembrance Project

Grades 9-12. 1200 word essay.

$5000 plus trip to Washington, D.C.

April 30   

OFA National Scholarship/Cary Family Scholarship

Have been in foster care for at least one year by 18th birthday

$2,000 - $6,000

April 5

Tina Raheem:  tinar@orphan.or


Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Students with financial or other disadvantaged background, application, 3.0 GPA, Alabama resident, SASE

April  30

National Institutes of Health    7550 Wisconsin Avenue, Rm 102,    Bethesda, MD   20814-3559

Virginia Cobb Scholarship for Hearing/Speech Impaired

GPA 2.5

Not specified

Aug 10

The Charity League of Birmingham

Air Traffic Control Association Scholarships

US Citizen, enrolled in aeronautics, aviation, and related fields.

Not specified

Aug. 1


American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship

High School senior who will be attending College in the US. Essay


August 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.

Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Must own or operation a business (even if it is non-profit)


renewal - 4 yrs - Total $40,000

Deadline is Jan. 15, 2008

(This is a privately-funded scholarship offered by the founder of

AXA Achievement Scholarship Program

Outstanding achievements in school, community, or workplace

$1,000 - $25,000

Dec 15

Cecil Lane Family Scholarship

Alabama resident entering Auburn


Dec 5

Applicant is accepted at Auburn University. Parents or grandparents have been member of ACA for two or more years. Strong ties to the cattle industry

Alexander Graham Bell Association

Hearing loss prior to spoken language

$1,000 to $10,000

Dec. – Feb.

Hearing impairment of PTA of 60dB or greater

Spoken word means of communication requried

Wax Company Scholarship

Student must attend Auburn University and enroll in Agriculture


Dec. 15

Parents must be a member of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association.

Alabama Cattlemen's Association, Att. Martha Davis,

P.O. Box 2499    Montgomery, AL 36102-2499

LeTendre Scholarship

For students identified as homeless

$2,000 - $3,000

Dec. 20


Ann Ford

High school senior with an identified learning disability


Dec. 31

Demonstrated 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

Alabama Horse Council Scholarship

Majoring in field of study related to equine industry 4 yr. college degree


Dec. 5

AHC member or child of member of Alabama Horse Council.

Ina E. Powell

Memorial Scholarship

Female with strong leadership & academic record


Dec. 5

Attending 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.

Samuel Upchurch Memorial Scholarship

Student exhibits

academic excellence with major in Agriculture.



Dec. 5

Applicant is accepted in Animal Science or Agriculture Economics at Auburn University.

Parents or grandparents have been member of ACA for two or more years.

Tagged for Greatness

Academic and leadership excellence

$1,000 - $5,000

Dec. 5

Family is a member of Alabama Cattlemen’s Association

American General Scholarship

Top 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.


Feb 1

Request 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.

Horace Mann Scholarship Program

B average, 23 ACT, essay, recommendations, parent must be teacher, administrator, professor, or public school employee.  

$1,000 to $20,000'

Feb 1

Horace Mann Scholarship Program, PO Box 20490, Springfield, IL 62708

Medical & Abroad Study Scholarships

Polish Origin

$1,000 to $2,500

Feb 1  

Sam Walton Community Scholarship

Financial need, leadership, high academics. Must use location number of store nearest you. Must not be an employee or dependent of an employee.


Feb 1

On-line application and all supporting documentation by due date.   

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards

Original patriotic work of art.

$500 - $3,000

Feb 1

Local Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW. Ladies Aux VFW


Cargill Scholarship for Rural America

Senior whose family income is 50% from farming, US citizen


Feb 15

Cargill Scholarship for Rural America  c/o National FFA Org.    Scholarship Office    PO Box 68960    Indianapolis, IN  46268-0960

Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship

From farm or ranch family, essay, work, leadership


Feb 15

United Daughters of the Confederacy Scholarships

Must be a descendant of a Confederate soldier, sailor, or marine.  3.0 GPA


Feb 15


MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

Dependant children, stepchildren, adopted children of soldiers on active duty, retired or deceased

Amount not stated

Feb 19

Army Emergency Relief National Headquarters, Education Department , 200 Stovall Street         Alexandria, VA  22332-0001

Alabama Power Leadership Development Speech Contest

10th - 12th grade students, must deliver 4-6 min. speech on leadership


Feb 22

Doris Henson

(205) 257-3530

All USA High School Academic Team

Outstanding academic, artistic, or leadership endeavor, essay


Feb 22   703-854-5890

Ability Counts Journalism Scholarship Program

Grades 9 - 12



Ability Counts Journalism Scholarship Program

Alabama Governors Committee

2129 E. South Blvd.                        P.O. Box 11586 Montgomery, AL 36111-0586       Fax :  (334) 613-0937

BURGER KING® Scholars Program

Students who work part-time and excel academically

$1,000 each

Feb. 1

National Peace Essay Contest

“Confronting Crimes Against Humanity” theme for 08’/09’ Essay competition.

1 National award, first place: $10,000*

1 National award, second place: $5,000*

1 National award, third place: $2,500*

53 State awards, first place: $1,000 each

Feb. 1

Minnie Pearl Scholarship Program

Academic achievers that are Deaf / hard of hearing


Feb. 15

3.0 GPA  demonstrate leadership


 Or   Minnie Pearl Scholarship

     1817 Patterson Street

     Nashville, TN 37203      (615) 329-7807   (voice/ TTY)

National FFA Scholarship

Academics, Community service, work experience

$1000 - $10,000

Feb. 15

Scholarship Coordinator, National FFA  317-802-6061

Elks National Foundation "Most Valuable Student"

Complete application, US citizen, community service, leadership, essay, financial need, letters of recommendation, achievements

$4,000 - $60,000

Jan  9

Contact 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.

Alabama Housing Authority Education and Enrichment Fund, Inc. Public Housing Scholarship

Essay, transcript, proof of residence, accepted at an institution of higher education


Jan 10

Contact Public Housing Manager

Linley Heflin Scholarship

Female, min. ACT 22, US citizen, financial need, transcript, two letters of recommendation, picture

$1,500 per year

Jan 10

.See Counselor

Discover Card Scholarship

Juniors, 2.75 GPA, leadership, overcome obstacles, are making life better for others

$2,500 up

Jan 11

(703) 875-0708

Gates Millennium Scholars

African American, Native American, Asian Pacific Islander, Hispanic American

5 yr. renewal as needed

Jan 12

Need Based on Federal Pell Grant     Apply:   

GPA: 3.3   or earned GED              PHONE: 1-877-690-4677                                

Community Leadership

Mail:   Gates Millennium Scholars    P.O. Box 1434 Alexandria, Virginia 22313

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Plan to work in government service.  Essay required.

$2,500 to $10,000

Jan 15

Award of Excellence Asthma/Allergy Scholarship Program

Senior with asthma who has high academics, application, essay, transcript, references


Jan 2



Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete and Student Athlete Achievement Award

Nominated by school principal

$2,500 - full tuition

Jan 20

School principal or counselor

Papa Johns Scholarship

Well-rounded, good character, community involvement, creative ability, life goals and interests, demonstrated leadership, academic achievement, min. 2.0 GPA


Jan 20

Alabama Society - DAR

Extracurricular activates, leadership, community service, five references, financial need form, transcript

Scholarship goes directly to college

Jan 25


Phi Delta Kappa International: Scholarships and Grants for Prospective Educators

Academic standing, essay, letters of recommendation, school and community activities

$1,000 to $5,000

Jan 31


Ron Brown Scholarship

African-American , academics, leadership, service, 3.0 GPA


Jan 9    

Gorgas Scholarship

Must 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 work

Over $10,000


Best Buy Scholarship

Scholarship recipients are selected based on volunteerism efforts along with academic achievements.

$1,500 - $10,000

January 1 and February 15

Women's Missionary Union Scholarship

For female Baptist active in WMU / Acteens

$500 - $700

January  15

March 1

CIA Undergrad. Scholar Prog.

Meet CIA employment standards

Up to $18,000

July – Nov. 15

Must work one year for each year of sponsorship Work during summer for CIA 1000 SAT/21 ACT 3.0–4.0 GPA

CIA Link

ELA Foundation Scholarship

Female with physical Disability

$500 - $2000


June 1

Works with or advocates for people with disability                   Contact: ELA Foundation       2460 North LakeAve. PMB #128        ALtadena, CA 91001                                                                                                   

Methodist Youth Ministry Scholarship

Must be affiliated with Methodist Church

$500 - $1,000

June 1

Kara Oliver

Samsung American Legion Scholarship

Direct descendants of US wartime veterans, ACT, activities, need, community service

June 15

American Legion - National Headquarters    PO Box 1055    Indianapolis, IN   46206-1055

Presidential Freedom Scholarships

Junior or Senior who had performed outstanding service to community, school or community must match $500


June 30


Blue Circle of America Scholarship Program

Applicant or parent employed by Blue Circle

$1000- $2000

Mach 1

Contact Blue Circle America, Inc. directly

Jaycee War Memorial Fund Scholarship

Leadership and Academic


Mar 1

918-584-2481 ext. 434

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

Based on academics, school/community involvement, and financial need

None stated

Mar 1

download application and submit my mail     

National Alliance of Scholastic Achievement

Senior, anticipate being accepted by 4yr. college, GPA at least 2.75, ACT or SAT, essay, letter of recommendation

$2,000 to $15,000 available for tuition, fees, room and board, books, paid over 4 years

Mar 1


National Art Materials Trade Association (NAMTA)

Open to NAMTA employees or employee of a NAMTA member firm and their relatives. Based on financial need, GPA, extracurricular activities, and special interests.


Mar 1

Professional Secretaries International Scholarships

Plan to attend 2 or 4 year college and take office courses

$500 to $2,000

Mar 1

Professional Secretaries International

American Cancer Society College Scholarship

Have had a cancer diagnosis before the age of 21, minimum 2.5 GPA


Mar 4

(800) ACS-2345

AIG Minority  Geo-science Scholarships

Ethnic-minority students in the geosciences

2.8 GPA


Renewable w/3.0 GPA


Each award will consist of both scholarship support as well as support for professional development experiences

Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY)

Outstanding athletics, academics, leadership, and community service.

25 scholarships of $7,500 each. An invitation for winners, parents and/or guardians to attend a SAMMY weekend at the Disney World Complex in Orlando, Florida. An opportunity to be pictured in a special congratulatory Milk Mustache ad in a June edition of USA TODAY and other national magazines.


Blue Bell Foundation

Applicant or parent employed by Blue Bell, need


March 1

Contact Blue Bell Foundation directly

Character Stars Scholarship

Alabama resident, 2 letters of rec., essay, 2.8 GPA, activities, SASE


March 1

American General Life and Accident Insurance Company    c/o Scholarship Program Program Administrator  PO Box 23737    Nashville, TN   37202-3737

H&R Block Scholarship

Applicant or parent must be employed by H&R Block, need


March 1

Contact H&R Block Foundation directly

J. Craig and Page T. Smith Scholarship

Must have C average, community service or assistance to family, attend Alabama college.

Amount not stated

Jan. 15  205-250-6669  or see counselor

Jack and Elizabeth Warner College Scholarship

Applicant or parent must be employed by Gulf States Paper Cooperation