Scholarships opportunities are often emailed or mailed to the Counseling Suite. We wanted to share the following information with you! Also make sure you check out the information underneath the tabs in the menu to the left of this page. Please see your counselor if you have any questions.
Morris, King & Hodge Law - Texting and Driving Essay Scholarship (Posted 2/17/17)
Deadline: Must be submitted online by Friday, April 21, 2017.
Morris, King & Hodge Law is offering a great scholarship opportunity for seniors. This contest was created to spread the word about dangers of texting and driving. There are three prizes that will be awarded: 1st Place - $2,000; 2nd Place - $1,200; and 3rd Place - $1,000. Participants must submit an essay of at least 1,000 words on the following topic: How can we educate our community about the dangers of distracted driving? AND What are some practical ways we can drastically reduce distracted driving related accidents? All applications have to be submitted online at: www.mkhlawyers.com/scholarship/.
Carlton Reese Memorial Unity Choir Scholarship (Posted 3/21/17)
Application Received by Thursday, April 27, 2017
The Carlton Reese memorial Unity Choir, Inc., will again award scholarships to deserving high school seniors from the Greater Birmingham Area. Awards are: First Prize - $2,000; Second Prize - $1,500; Third Prize - $1,000.
Candidate must submit:
1. The completed application form.
2. A letter of introduction stating career plans, goals for studying music need for financial assistance, as well as, the purpose, time and place that the money will be used. This letter should include evidence of leadership/involvement in school, community and church activities.
3. The candidate should include a Music Resume' of the applicant's musical experiences including band/orchestra/choir, recitals, performances, honors, summer workshops and repertory examples.
4. Two letter of reference from music teachers or professionals in the field which reflect the candidate's talent, ability, performances and/or potential.
Applications are available in the top drawer of the filing cabinet located in the sitting area of the Counseling Suite.
BigSun Scholarship (Posted 2/28/17)
Deadline: Must be submitted online by Monday, June 19, 2017.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. They are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they play. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official. Amount: $500. Visit the BigSun website to learn how to apply: http://www.bigsunathletics.com.
Veterinarian Science Scholarship (Posted 4/22/17)
Deadline: Submitted online by July 31, 2017.
Pets in the City, a veterinarian clinic in St. Petersburg, Florida, is sponsoring a scholarship for seniors who are interested in veterinarian science.
Criteria: Applicants must be attending college by the Fall 2017 semester. The scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements and leadership experiences will be taken into account as well.
Award Amount: $500
Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at the bottom of the page at: http://petsinthecitystpete.com/#scholarship-application.
Army ROTC Scholarships at University of South Alabama
Army ROTC is looking for you at the University of South Alabama! (They also offer ROTC scholarships to Spring Hill College and the University of Mobile.) Dirk Tyson, Army ROTC Recruiting and Operations Officer at USA, encourages you to have a look at the USA Army ROTC webpage at http://www.southalabama.edu/armyrotc/index.html to see what an ideal opportunity this might be. The Army ROTC Scholarship application can be completed at www.goarmy.com/rotc. Dirk Tyson is avialable to talk to students and parents: (251) 461-1582 or email at email@example.com. There are several brochures located in the top drawer of the filing cabinet in the waiting area of the Counseling Suite.