Alabama Scholarships

Scholarships for students Alabama. Some scholarships specifically open to Alabama students, and others give preference to students in Alabama.

Gorgas Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Alabama Junior Academy of Science
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 21, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Alabama high school students. Applicant must submit a scientific paper describing their original research or project.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 21, 2018
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

Don’t Wait to Reach Your Potential Scholarship for Alabama Teens
Sponsor: Potential Magazine
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 4, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college-bound teens in 9th-12th grades Alabama. Students need to sign up for Potential Magazine’s free weekly eNewsletter and they will automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Smith Scholarship
Sponsor: Smith Family Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors at an Alabama high school and planning to attend an Alabama four-year college in the fall.

MaryEllen Locher Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: MaryEllen Locher Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 14, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who live within a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Applicant must have lost a parent to breast cancer or complications relating from the disease or have a parent who has survived breast cancer.

Yvonne Ballentine Memorial Reflections Scholarship
Sponsor: Alabama PTA
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 18, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have participated in the Reflections program.

Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Alfa Insurance
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates and current postsecondary undergraduates enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time accredited program in the state of Alabama. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and have a current Alabama Farmers Federation Membership issued in her/her name.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program
Sponsor: Northrop Grumman
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA who are from specific counties in the states of Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Utah, or Virginia (see website for specific locations). Applicant must plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university as a full-time student in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program.

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2019. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

Women in Ag Scholarships
Sponsor: Mahindra
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be a resident of a state where Mahindra does business (see website for details).

AMEA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Alabama Municipal Electric Authority
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 11, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Alabama whose parent or legal guardian receives electric service from an AMEA Member utility. Applicant must be planning to attend a four-year college/university, community, or vocational/trade school within the state of Alabama.

JC Runyon Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: JC Runyon Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who have completed at least one inpatient stay in an accredited psychiatric facility, substance abuse center, or similar behavioral health treatment center. In addition to the nationwide scholarship, there is a scholarship open to females who are Tennessee or Midsouth residents who have been treated for suicidal ideation/attempt.

Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Alabama Home Builders Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Alabama residents who are enrolling in, or attending, an accredited junior college, technical school, or university in Alabama. Applicant must be enrolled in a residential construction-related curriculum.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must currently be bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league and have bowled for three out of four years in high school.

Young Woman Community Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Junior League of Mobile
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to women in their senior year of high school in Mobile and Baldwin Counties (Alabama). Applicant must demonstrate commitment to volunteering and commitment to continuing their education.

Justice Janie L. Shores Scholarship
Sponsor: Alabama Law Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female Alabama residents attending an Alabama law school.

CASE Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Casualty Actuarial Society
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college students who have sat for an actuarial exam and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must attend a college or university in one of the following Southeastern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia.

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