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Class of 2021 - 2022
Click here to see a list of scholarships from an article on College of Distinction's website.
Alabama Advantage Scholarship
The University of Alabama offers the Alabama Advantage Scholarship as a need-based scholarship for in-state students. This scholarship opportunity reflects The University of Alabama’s commitment to advancing the careers of students in Alabama by removing financial barriers.
Alabama Advantage funds the remaining dollars needed to cover UA’s in-state tuition after scholarships and grants have been applied. The scholarship is renewable for four years, or eight semesters, so long as the student remains eligible.
To qualify for Alabama Advantage, students must:
Be an Alabama resident
Submit your application for admission and all supporting documents by January 15 to maximize scholarship opportunities
Complete the FAFSA and be full Pell Grant eligible
Submit all financial aid package requirements and receive financial aid award by May 1
Enroll full time with at least 12 credit hours per semester
Maintain a 2.0 cumulative UA GPA
Students can learn more by visiting the Alabama Advantage webpage.
Alfa Foundation Scholarship
The Alfa Foundation Scholarship will be awarded to 100 students for $1,000 scholarships for students attending any Alabama college.
Applications can be found on AlfaFarmers.org under the Federation Forms. Applications are available on November 15 and due on January 31.
All-In Credit Union Scholarship
We are thrilled to announce that we are now accepting appliations from 2022 graduating high school seniors for our scholarship program! We will be giving 25 scholarships worth $1,000 each to deserving high school seniors from our service areas across Southeast Alabama, Florida’s Emerald Coast and the Mobile Bay Area. The application deadline is March 1, 2022. Students may download the scholarship application form (PDF format) on our website at https://allincu.com/why-us/scholarship--program.html or pick one up at any of our branch locations. If students need more space than provided on the form, they may attach seperate sheets of paper. They can also mail their completed application to the address below or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All In Credit Union
Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Drawer 8
Daleville, AL 36322
You must be a member of All In Credit Union and a U.S. citizen.
All required attachments must be submitted with your completed application form.
Scholastic achievement (I.E. AP/Honors classes, grade point average, SAT or ACT scores)
Character and leadership (I.E. extra-curricular involvement, honors, awards, achievements, personal references)
Essay responses (communication skills, personal insight)
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship
Applications can be found in the Scholarships in Alabama link below in this list. The deadline for the scholarship is April 1. Requirements: Application, High School Transcript, GPA, Three letters of recommendation, sons and daughters, grandsons and granddaughters of Veterans of WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam Conflict, Beirut/Granada/Panama Emergencies, Desert Storm War, and service record (discharge papers) of the veteran.
Mail application: American Legion Auxiliary, P.O. Box 606, Montgomery, Alabama 36101.
B2L Leadership Scholarship
High school seniors whose parents are employed full-time at an ABA member bank are eligible to apply for the B2L Leadership Scholarship. The $2,000 scholarship may be used toward college expenses and fees, Applicants will be judged on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, character, leadership, and potential for development. Send completed applications by February 21, 2021, to:
445 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104
Brundidge Alumni Chapter Troy University Scholarship
Applications are available by clicking here. The Brundidge Chapter for the Troy University National Alumni Association will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a deserving student from Charles Henderson High School, Pike County High School, Pike Liberal Arts School, or Goshen High School who will be attending Troy University. To be eligible for consideration, a student must: (1) be unconditionally admitted to the university (for unconditional admission a student must have an ACT score of at least 18 or SAT score of at least 870 and have an overall GPA of 2.0), (2) be a graduating senior from one of the above listed schools, (3) have a high school GPA of at least 2.75, and (4) be an incoming freshman fall semester.
Brundidge Rotary Club Scholarship
Application packets are available by clicking here. (NOTE: The dates are from last year in the packet but it is the correct packet. Forms are due to the Counselor's Office no later than March 16, 2022.) The Brundidge Rotary Club awards numerous $1000 scholarships each year.
Coca Cola Scholars Program
The Coca Cola Scholars Program awards $20,000 scholarships to 150 change agents across the country. Graduating seniors can apply online at cokeurl.com/Apply2022. Click here to download the Application and Selection Timeline. You can learn more at coca-colascholars.org. The application is open from August 1 - October 31, at 5pm EDT (4pm Central).
Durrell "Duke" Smith Memorial Scholarship
The Alabama Parks and Recreation Association District VI affiliates annually present a scholarship in honor of Durrell "Duke" Smith. Mr. Smith was a long-time employee of the Andalusia Leisure Services in Andalusia, AL, and was involved in many aspects of the advancement of the parks and recreation profession throughout the state and nation. One winner will be selected from District VI, which is composed of high schools with graduating seniors that have parks and recreation agencies in the counties of Barbour, Butler, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, and Pike. The winner will receive a plaque and a cash award of $500. The Durrell "Duke" Smith Award recognizes students based on academic achievement, sports involvement, civic involvement, and community service. Click here for eligibility and application information/packet.
Grider/Gissendanner Family Dual Enrollment Scholarship
The Grider/Gissendanner Family Dual Enrollment Scholarship was established to give back and help impact the lives of high school seniors that work twice as hard as the average high school student. Dual enrollment is not the easiest task but with faith, dedication, determination, motivation, and the will to succeed, anything is possible. Click here to download the application.
Hayes Life Flight 2 Memorial Scholarship
Senior pursing a degree in nursing/ or EMT. Minimum of 3.0 GPA. Application forms are available online, under the Scholarship tab www.cacfinfo.org. The scholarship deadline is March 1.
Humbled Hearts Scholarship
Humbled Hearts Incorporated of Troy University is pleased to offer a scholarship for student-athletes who attend a high school in the Pike County area. This scholarship will be awarded to two recipients who have the chance of earning up to $1,000.
The following criterion of each scholarship application is as follows:
GPA of 2.5 or higher
One college acceptance letter
Essay of at least 250 words titled, "What wellness means to me." (APA)
Please submit applications to :
Dr. Dana Wilson
600 University Avenue
112 Wright Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Application deadline is April 30, 2022.
James H. French Memorial Scholarship
Founded in 2007 by the estate of Dr. James French, this award benefits graduates of any Pike County high school and is based on academic achievement, school and community involvement, and financial need. In light of Dr. French’s commitment to increasing student interest in science and math, preference will be given to students showing proficiency in accelerated math and science coursework. Applicants must have a minimum ACT score of 23 (or SAT equivalent) and a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. High school transcript, two reference letters and an essay outlining college and career goals are required. Finalists may have a personal interview with the selection committee. Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $2,000. Application information and process can be found by clicking here.
Application Requirements: High School Transcript, Essay and References
Deadline: March 1
Jean T. Lake Scholarship
In order to commemorate the accomplishments of the late Jean Lake, the Troy Arts Council has established the Jean Lake Memorial Art Scholarship. The scholarship, in the amount of $1000, is to be awarded annually to a graduating senior from a high school in the City of Troy or Pike County. Click here for further information and Entry Form.
J.O. “Tip” Colley Award for Athletic/Academic Excellence Scholarship
Applications are presented to the school counselor office in April of each year. The first requirement is that the applicant must be a resident of Pike County and a senior at any Pike County School. The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA. The applicant must have participated in at least one of the high school sports during their senior year. In addition they should be actively involved in community and church activities. Three letters of recommendation - one should be from a church official. This year (2020) there will be no banquet, a senior portrait must be included (it must be a senior portrait - if you need yours please contact Mr. Burkett), and it has been requested that letters of recommendation be opened and scanned along with your application. Please inform those who wrote letters of this process due to the extenuating circumstances of Covid-19. All applications must be emailed to email@example.com by May 1. Click here for the application.
Kids' Chance Scholarship
Any student who has had a parent killed or permanently and totally disabled in an on-the-job accident is eligible. Visit the scholarships page at alabamalawfoundation.org to find out more about the application process and to apply. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2021. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (334) 781-6343 with any questions.
Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship
Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program that will award up to 150 scholarships. The scholarship will fund degrees at accredited vocational-technical schools to prepare students for careers in technology and/or advanced manufacturing that does not require a bachelor's or advanced degree. This application closes on March 12, 2020. Visit this website to apply.
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBWCC) Scholarships
LBWCC Scholarship Application is available online here and the deadline to apply is noon on Friday, February 14, 2021. Scholarships are competitive so apply for as many scholarships for which you are eligible. Students must complete an LBWCC Admission Application (found online at www.lbwcc.edu or in the Admissions office of any LBWCC campus or site). All students completing the LBWCC Institutional and Foundation Scholarship Application will be considered for the Presidential Academic, Presidential Technical, and LBWCC Foundation Scholarships based upon their stated type of program and if they have completed all aspects of the scholarship application. Some LBWCC Foundation Scholarships are based on financial need. To be considered for those scholarships, students should explain any circumstances that demonstrate a special financial need for assistance with your college expenses. Students must upload a copy of high school transcripts. Transcript must indicate weighted and unweighted grade average on a scale of 100 as well as ACT/SAT composite score (if taken). Letters of recommendation are only required for Honors, Ambassadors, and Art Scholarships. Students no longer have to complete the FAFSA as part of the LBWCC Scholarship Application.
Lutzie 43 (Prepared For Life - PFL) Character Scholarship
Philip Francis Lutzenkirchen became a household name during his football career at Auburn, but his impact and legacy extended well beyond his days on the gridiron. As a loving brother, son, friend, and devout follower of Christ, he impacted his communities in many ways through service, leadership, mentorship and genuine compassion. Established in Philip's memory, the PFL (Prepared For Life) Character Scholarship program equips outstanding young people with the tools and lessons he or she needs to leave a lasting and profound legacy through mentor development, education and scholarship. Click here to find the application and more information.
How to apply
1. Scholarship applications may be obtained by visiting myMAX.com, dropping by any MAX
location, or printing the application here.
2. The MAX4Kids Scholarship application must be completed by the student applicant only.
3. The applicant must open an account at Max by November 1, 2021.
4. The applicant must write a 350 word essay describing your college and career goals.
5. The applicant must have three letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA Student Aid Report.
6. The applicant must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and submit a transcript.
All scholarship packages must be emailed by February 11th to MAX4KidsScholarhsips@myMAX.com
National Honor Society Scholarship
The 2023 NHS Scholarship application process is open until November 30. Eligible senior NHS members must have a verified NHS student account and plan on attending an accredited US College or University in order to submit an application. Learn more about student accounts, review our FAQs and review the Application Guides below to familiarize yourself with the application process. Click here for more information.
National Wild Turkey Federation Dr. Kennamer Scholarship
Applicant must be a member of the National Wild Turkey Federation, complete an application which can be found here with all required information, and turn in an essay (topic is on the application) as well as three letters of recommendation. Applications are due no later than January 1.
Pike County Cattlemen’s Association Memorial Scholarship Program
Scholarship Deadline: Scholarship applications are due April 1. Click here for information and click here for the application. The Pike County Cattlemen’s Association will award four (4) $1,000 scholarships each year to a qualified high school senior. One will be awarded at each high school in the county (CHHS, GHS, PCHS, & PLAS). This scholarship may be used at any post-secondary school of higher learning (trade school, junior college, or university). In the case of no applicants/ or no credible applicants from one school the executive committee can approve more than one scholarship at
another Pike County School.
Requirements are as follows:
1. High School Senior in good academic and disciplinary standing.
2. Applicant, Parent/Guardian, or Grandparent must be a current member of the Pike
County Cattleman’s Association.
3. Applicant must submit a copy of his or her official high school transcript.
This application must be completed and submitted no later than April 1st 2022 to:
Pike County Cattleman’s Association
Attention: Mr. Johnny Garrett
P.O. Box 1308
Troy, Al 36081
Pike County Cattlewomen’s Association Memorial Scholarship Program
Scholarship Deadline: Scholarship applications are due March 31. The application can be found by clicking here. Each one year scholarship shall be awarded to a student who: (1) is a resident of Pike County, Alabama, (2) demonstrates academic excellence as determined by the Pike County Cattlewomen's Association Scholarship Committee, and (3) is/was a member of the 4-H Club, FFA, or Jr. Cattlemen (to be given priority consideration). In order to receive consideration, students must complete an application and submit it to the Pike County Cattlewomen's Association C/O Heather Minton, 2075 County Road 5511, Troy, AL 36081.
Pike County Farmers Federation Scholarship
Students must be from Pike County and plan to pursue a career in agriculture and attend a school with a College of Agriculture, Forestry, Pre-Veterinary Medicine, or related fields of agriculture. Click here for the application packet or students can pick up applications: Pike County Farmers Federation % Pike County ALFA Insurance Office South Brundidge Street, Troy, Alabama. Or they can go online at AlfaFarmers.org and look under Federation forms. Applicant must be a member of the Alabama Farmers Federation or under 25 years of age and the child of a Federation member. Applicant must have been formally accepted by, and or presently attending Auburn University or Alabama A&M as a full-time student with a declared agricultural, forestry, or pre-veterinary major. Applicant must submit a completed application by April 15.
Pike County Republican Women Scholarship
This scholarship is open to both male and female seniors. Click here for the application. The completed application must be returned to the Counselor's Office no later than April 28, 2022.
Pike County Soil & Water Conservation Scholarship
The Alabama Conservation District Employees Association is now accepting applications for six $500 scholarships to be awarded to students who are residents of the State of Alabama and planning to enter college the summer or fall of the year 2022. One scholarship will be awarded in each of the Association’s six designated Areas. This scholarship can be used at the college of his/her choice. To be eligible, the applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, High School Senior, and living in the State of Alabama. The applicant should be active in student affairs and/or show leadership abilities and must show reasonable financial need. The deadline to receive your completed application in our District Office is March 15, 2022. You can find the application packet by clicking here.
The Pilot Club of Troy Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 30, 2021. Applicant must be a permanent resident of Pike County. They should already been accepted to Troy University in Troy, and plan to major in a service-oriented field, e.g.: education, nursing, social work, pre-med, etc. Recipients must have a “C” average or better. Student must come from a middle-income family and submit a completed application as well as a copy of their high school transcript. Click here for the application.
Rashad M. McClaney Memorial Scholarship
The Rashad M. McClaney Scholarship Fund was established within St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church, Inc. by family, friends and community members in July 2019. This year the scholarship program will award scholarships up to $1,000 to high school graduates from Bullock, Macon and Pike Counties and who will attend a community college or career technical program of instruction in Alabama. The recipient will be well-rounded, demonstrate servant leadership, and have enthusiasm to “win the day” every day. Click here to find the application as well as further information and eligibility requirements. The deadline is April 19, 2021.
Regions Bank Riding Forward Scholarship
Due February 28th. Your story will inspire the future. Tell us about an African-American who inspired you and you could earn a $5,000 or $3,500 college scholarship in celebration of Black History Month and those who have inspired the next generation to make history. Regions will award $5,000 scholarships to 15 high school seniors who live in states with Regions branches and will attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the coming academic school year. Regions will also award $3,500 scholarships to 15 freshmen, sophomores or juniors who permanently reside in, or currently attend an accredited college in, states with Regions branches and will attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the coming academic school year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website by clicking here.
Sallie Mae Dream Scholarships
To help first-generation, low-income, and minority students access and complete college, The Sallie Mae Fund, the charitable arm of Sallie Mae, has again partnered with Thurgood Marshall College Fund to offer scholarships through its Bridging the Dream and Completing the Dream Scholarships. For official scholarship rules, visit www.salliemae.com/about/scholarship-opportunities. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.
The Bridging the Dream Scholarship for High School Seniors: The Sallie Mae Fund will award (25) $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a two- or four-year degree professional certificate, or vocational training program. Seniors who excel inside and outside of the classroom and demonstrate financial need can apply NOW through Feb. 28 at www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream.
The Completing the Dream Scholarship: The Sallie Mae Fund will award (185) gap scholarships worth up to $2,500 each to minority students and those from underserved communities who are on track to graduate but are at-risk of not completing due to financial emergency or unpaid school bill. Students can apply NOW for the Completing the Dream Scholarship at www.salliemae.com/landing/completing-the-dream.
Sam S. Williams Soil and Water Conservation Foundation Scholarship
Students pursuing degrees in all fields of agriculture, conservation, forestry, and environmental science will be considered. This is a scholarship with permanent Pike County residents receiving priority over non-residents. One thousand dollars will be awarded. Students wishing consideration for scholarship must submit all documentation on or before 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Please type or print using black ink. Call (334) 566-2300, Ext. 3 if additional information is needed. Mail your completed application found by clicking here and documentation requested below to:
Sam S. Williams Soil and Water Conservation Foundation, Inc.
22 Henderson Highway
Troy, Alabama 36079
Student must be a legal US citizen and a graduating senior from Pike County planning to attend an accredited 4 year institution. Factors to be considered include: overall GPA, ACT/SAT scores, extracurricular and community activity to include civic work and church activities, other scholarships awarded, and financial need. The scholarship committee must receive all applications by the deadline date and they will select the 5 most qualified applicants from whom the scholarship committee from Sanbuck, Inc. will select the recipient. This $1000 scholarship will be awarded upon verifiable enrollment in an acceptable university or college. It is payable to the university $500 per semester. For more information, click here. The deadline is April 15. Click here to find the application.
Scholarships in Alabama
Click here for a list of various scholarships offered to Alabama residents. Due dates and requirements vary.
South Alabama Electric Cooperative Scholarship
Applications will be available in the school counselor’s office and can be found online at www.southaec.com. The deadline for the scholarship is in February 18 of each year. This is a $1000 scholarship given to 20 seniors within the service area. To qualify for the Electric Cooperative Foundation Scholarship the student’s parent/legal guardian must be a member of the South Alabama Electric Cooperative.
Timothy Larance McSwain Memorial Scholarship
Application form (which can be found here along with two recommendation letter forms) must be completed in its entirety. Two recommendation forms must be completed by non-family members and must be secured in individual sealed envelopes by persons providing recommendations. An official copy of the high school transcript must be included. Also, an official collegiate class schedule or admissions letter must be included. An essay with a minimum of 500 words on the topic of "In order to grow in life, we must dream big. What are your life dreams?" must be included in double-spaced, 12-point font. All of the above documents must be included in one complete packet postmarked by April 1, 2022, and mailed to the following address:
Timothy Larance McSwain Memorial Scholarship
1305-A South Brundidge Street
Troy, AL 36081
TJ Northey Memorial Scholarship
Students must be enrolled full-time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation in Spring 2022, and have plans to enter college no later than the Fall following graduation. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and be a resident of Henry, Houston, Pike, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Barbour, or Geneva Counties. TJ Northey Memorial scholars are students who continually bring joy to others while exhibiting academic excellence, leadership skills and community involvement, and who have a demonstrated financial need in order to attend college. They must demonstrate their desire and ability to bring joy to others whether it is through school interaction, club involvement, volunteerism, work involvement, or extracurricular activities. Click here for the application.
Troy Junior Women’s League Scholarship
Applications can be found by clicking here for the Brittany Pugh Memorial Scholarship and the Kristin Ricks Memorial Scholarship in March. The applications for this scholarship is April 8, 2022. Requirements: This scholarship is given to senior girls.
Troy Rotary Club Nolan Hatcher Service Above Self Scholarship
The Troy Rotary Club Scholarship is presented to an outstanding high school senior in recognition of meritorious scholarship, leadership, and citizenship achievements. The scholarship award is for $1,000 per year for four years, contingent on the student recipient staying enrolled full-time in college and maintaining a grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. Applications can be found by clicking here with the deadline being April 16. The scholarship recipient will be announced in May. The formal recognition by the Troy Rotary Club will be held during the month of May.
Troy United Women’s League Scholarship
To ensure that all requirements are met, it is critical that the following documents are included in your application packet: (1) The Application Form must be completed accurately and in detail to be considered. Please attach a recent photo suitable for publication. (2) Two Recommendation Forms must be submitted by persons other than relatives. To ensure confidentiality, the forms should be sealed when returned to the applicant or mailed to the address at the top of the application form. (3) An essay must be submitted, typed, double-spaced, and limited to one page on the following topic: Select an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development. (4) A class schedule must be submitted prior to the release of scholarship funds. (5) Mail the completed application packet to the address at the top of the application form no later than Wednesday, April 13, 2022. IMPORTANT: ITEMS 1, 2, AND 3 MUST BE COMPLETED AND INCLUDED WITH THE APPLICATION. ALL ITEMS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE DEADLINE OF WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2022.
U.S.D.A. 2020 1890 National Scholarship Application Cycle
The U.S.D.A. 2020 1890 National Scholarship Application Cycle is now open. Please click here to access the applications.
Below is the link to the website for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Use this form to apply for federal financial aid for college. This is an office of the U.S. Department of Education.
ACT / SAT
For information on the ACT, click here.
For ACT test prep, click here.
To register for the ACT, fill out the online registration form at ACT.org.
Upcoming dates for the ACT:
December 12, 2020 (Registration Deadline - November 6)
February 6, 2021 (Registration Deadline - January 8)
April 17, 2021 (Registration Deadline - March 12)
June 12, 2021 (Registration Deadline - May 7)
For a full list of dates for the 2020 - 2021 school year, visit ACT.org.
For more information on the Residual ACT at Troy University, click here.
Upcoming dates for Residual ACT:
Friday, August 28, 2020
Friday, September 25, 2020
Monday, November 23, 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Thursday, December 3, 2020
Friday, December 4, 2020
For information on the SAT, click here.
For practice tips and questions for the SAT, click here.
To register for the SAT, fill out the registration form at collegereadiness.collegeboard.org.
Upcoming dates for the SAT:
August 29, 2020 (Registration Deadline - July 31)
September 26, 2020 (Registration Deadline - August 26)
October 3, 2020 (Registration Deadline - September 4)
November 7, 2020 (Registration Deadline - October 7)
December 5, 2020 (Registration Deadline - November 5)
For a list of other dates for the 2020 - 2021 school year, visit collegereadiness.collegeboard.org.
Auburn University at Montgomery
Enterprise State Community College
Jacksonville State University
Southern Union State Community College
University of Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama in Huntsville
University of North Alabama
University of South Alabama
Wallace Community College
Standards for Dual Enrollment / Accelerate Classes
May be required to pass the required placement test at Troy University depending on the ACT score and/or the course a student requests to take (unless waived by the university)
ACT Composite score of 20 or above or letter from the headmaster confirming the student is capable of completing the course requirements
Students that substitute a Pike Liberal Arts core course must take 4 TERMS in the Accelerate program. The student grade will be based on average of terms 1 and 2 for the first semester and the average of terms 3 and 4 for the second semester.
All Dual Enrollment/Accelerate grades will be recorded on the Pike Liberal Arts School transcript for course unit required to graduate. In addition, the student’s grade will be recorded with the Troy University transcript for college credit.
Students that do not pass either the Dual Enrollment or Accelerate class will not qualify to graduate unless the credit is recovered by retaking the class and making a passing grade or completing a course equivalent to graduation requirements set by the AISA.
All students must accumulate 75 hours of community service between 9th grade and the end of the first semester of 12th grade.
These community service hours must be recorded on Community Service Hours forms.
The forms must then be turned into the counselor's office prior to Christmas Break of the student's senior year.