• 100 BLACK MEN OF GREATER AUBURN/OPELIKA CHAPTER, INC.
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is April 23, 2021. Scholarship amount is $500. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and have been involved in community service within the past 12 months. In addition to the completed application, you must submit a 500-word essay and two letters of recommendation (one from a school representative and one from a community/job representative). See Mrs. Owen for the application.

    • AAHA
      UPDATED 1-28-21. OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF AN AAHA (ALABAMA AFFORDABLE HOUSING ASSOCIATION) PROPERTY. Deadline for applications to be received is March 12, 2021. Scholarship amount is $1,500. You must have at least a "B" average. Applications will be judged on academic achievements, school attendance, work performance, career goals, extracurricular school activities, community activities, and other achievements. An essay, three letters of recommendation, and a 5x7 current photograph are required. Visit the website link for more information. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 8-7-21. Deadline to apply is June 12, 2022. Scholarship amount is $1,000. There is no application to apply--just send an e-mail to scholarships@abbottandfenner.com and write a 500-1,000 word essay on the topic "Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals". Be sure to include your full name, address, phone number, and e-mail address at the top of your essay.

    • ACHIEVING THE DREAM SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 4-19-21. Deadline to return applications to Mrs. Owen is April 30, 2021. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and plan to major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or an approved Business major. In addition to the completed application, an essay and one letter of recommendation are required. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • ADDR & ASSOCIATES, LLC
      POSTED 4-19-21. Deadline to submit essay to Mrs. Owen is Friday, April 23, 2021. At least one $250 scholarship will be awarded. Submit a one-page typed essay detailing your goals and explaining your financial need.

    • ALABAMA CONSERVATION DISTRICT EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (C/O LEE COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT)
      UPDATED 1-29-18. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is February 22, 2018. Six scholarships in the amount of $500 will be awarded to students in the State of Alabama. Applicants must be active in student affairs, show leadership abilities, and show reasonable financial need. Two recommendation forms and a paragraph detailing why you are applying for the scholarship are required. You must also have an ACT score on file and submit a photo with your application. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • AHSADCA (ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC DIRECTORS & COACHES ASSOCIATION)
      POSTED 1-21-20. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is April 24, 2020. The AHSAA will be awarding ten Coaches' Children Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. An information sheet, two letters of recommendation, and a transcript are required. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • ALABAMA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL OFFICE PERSONNEL (AASOP) SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 7-18-19. Deadline to return applications to Mrs. Owen is March 1, 2020. Four scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 each. You must be pursuing a degree in Business or Education to apply. A photo, transcript, personal letter stating your financial need, and three letters of recommendation are required. See Mrs. Owen for the scholarship application.

    • ALABAMA FARMERS AGRICULTURE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 8-7-21. Deadline to submit the online application is January 31, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. CST. Online applications will be available from November 17, 2021 until January 31, 2022. The Alabama Farmers Federation will award 67 tuition scholarships in the amount of $1,750 each to students attending Auburn University or Alabama A&M University and majoring in agriculture, forestry, or pre-veterinary medicine. Student and/or parent/guardian must be a member of the Alabama Farmers Federation to apply. (For more information about membership, call 1-800-964-2532 or visit your local Alfa insurance office.) Visit the website link for more information or to apply.

    • ALABAMA G. I. DEPENDENTS' SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 8-7-21. An award of $1,000 per semester may be available to children and stepchildren of parents who have had military experience. Visit the website link for specific guidelines. For more information or to get an application, contact the Lee County Veterans Service Office in Opelika at 334-737-3626 from 7:30-4:30 Monday thru Friday.

    • ALABAMA GOLF ASSOCIATION WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP FUND
      UPDATED 2-12-20. OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA. Online applications will be available from October 8, 2019 until March 2, 2020. Scholarship amount is $2,500 per semester for four (4) years. ONLY FEMALES MAY APPLY. The scholarship is designed for females with an interest in golf who have shown evidence of academic excellence, good citizenship, sportsmanship, and community involvement. An ACT score, a head shot photograph, and transcript are required for the application. In addition to the application, you must submit two letters of recommendation and financial information for your parents/guardians. Visit the website link for the application.

    • ALABAMA HOME BUILDERS (AHB) FOUNDATION
      UPDATED 3-5-21. OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA. Deadline to submit application online is March 15, 2021. Any student planning to attend a two- or four-year college in a construction-related curriculum is eligible to apply. A transcript, one letter of recommendation (preferably from your agriscience teacher), and proof of Alabama residency are required. Visit the website link for the application.

    • ALABAMA INDIAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION
      UPDATED 8-7-21. OPEN ONLY TO ALABAMA RESIDENTS. Deadline to submit applications is March 31, 2022. You must have proof of Native American Heritage (a tribal enrollment card) and have been a member for the past three years. Special consideration will be given to those students in Nursing, Medical, Veterinary, and Pharmacy majors. You must attend a postsecondary institution in Alabama unless the major is not offered at an Alabama school. Proof of acceptance or enrollment is required. Contact the AIAC at 334-240-0998 or visit the website link for more information and to download an application.

    • ALABAMA SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION (ASTA) CONFERENCE JOSEPH F. BEAMS SR./JR. EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 9-1-14. Deadline to return applications to Mrs. Owen is April 19, 2015. Scholarship amount is $1,000. You may apply if your parent has been employed as a bus mechanic in an Alabama public school transportation program for the past three years. You must have a 3.0 GPA to apply. An essay of 500 or less words is required. Three letters of verification are required: one from your parent's employer verifying employment; one from a teacher stating why the award should be made to you; and one from your counselor verifying your GPA, graduation date, and college you are planning to attend. The scholarship committee will also evaluate your scholarship, leadership, citizenship, and service. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • ALABAMA SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
      UPDATED 9-1-14. Applications must be RECEIVED by February 1, 2015. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. You must be planning to attend a college in Alabama to apply. An essay; list of activities, honors, and achievements; two letters of recommendation; and a financial need form are required. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • ALFA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 8-7-21. Deadline to submit the online application is January 31, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. CST. Online applications will be available from November 17, 2021 until January 31, 2022. The Alfa Foundation will award 100 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to students attending an Alabama college, university, or technical school in the Fall of 2022. You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and have a current Alabama Farmers Federation membership issued in your name to apply. (For more information about membership, call 1-800-964-2532 or visit your local Alfa insurance office.) A transcript and one online recommendation form are required. Click the website link to submit your application after the opening date of November 17, 2021.

    • ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA (AKA) SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 4-5-21. Deadline to return applications to Mrs. Owen is April 12, 2021. A scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded. To apply, you must be an African-American male or female, a resident of Lee County, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and have at least an 18 on the ACT. Two letters of recommendation, a resume, a typed essay, and a copy of your college/university acceptance letter are required. See the application for specific guidelines for the typed essay. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY (ACS) SCHOLARS PROGRAM
      UPDATED 8-7-21. Deadline to submit the online application is March 1, 2022. Online applications are available from November 1, 2021 until March 1, 2022. Scholarships in the amount of (up to) $5,000 will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science. Pre-med, pharmacy, and nursing majors are not eligible to apply. You must be African-American, Hispanic/Latino or American Indian to apply. The application requires a 3.0 GPA in chemistry and science classes, a transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of your FAFSA SAR. Visit the website link for the application.

    • AMERICAN LEGION
      UPDATED 8-7-21. OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA. Deadline to return applications to Mrs. Owen is March 18, 2022. You must be a son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a veteran that served their country during times of war to apply for this scholarship. The award amount is $850. Applications require a photo of you, a copy of the veteran's service record, a transcript, two letters of reference, and a copy of your ACT score. This scholarship can only be used at the following schools: Alabama Southern Community College, Athens College (Limestone County Residents ONLY), Auburn University (Chambers, Lee, or Russell County Residents ONLY), Bevill State Community College, Calhoun Community College, Chattahoochee Valley Community College, Jacksonville State University, Jefferson State Community College, Shelton State Community College, Southern Union State Community College, Troy University, University of Alabama--Birmingham (Nursing Students ONLY), University of Alabama--Huntsville, University of Alabama--Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa Residents ONLY), University of North Alabama, and Wallace Community College--Selma. Click the website link to download the application.

    • AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY
      UPDATED 8-7-21. OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is March 18, 2022. You must be the son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a veteran of World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam Conflict, Beirut/Granada/Panama Emergencies, or Desert Storm War who is also a resident of Alabama. The award amount is $850. Applications require a minimum 3.0 GPA, a photo of you, proof of relationship, a copy of the veteran's service record, a transcript, and three letters of reference. This scholarship can only be used at the following schools: Alabama A&M University, Alabama State University, Auburn University (Auburn and Montgomery), Jacksonville State University, Troy University, University of Alabama (Birmingham, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa), University of Montevallo, University of North Alabama, University of South Alabama, and University of West Alabama. Click the website link to download the application.

    • AMERICAN LEGION NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ORATORICAL CONTEST
      UPDATED 1-5-21. Competition will be held on March 6, 2021 via Zoom. High school students under the age of 20 are encouraged to compete in the Alabama American Legion Oratorical Contest. State scholarships in the amount of (up to) $2,500 are awarded to the winners. One state winner may advance to the national oratorical contest. National scholarships in the amount of (up to) $25,000 are awarded to the national winners. For more information, visit the website link or call The Headquarters Department of Alabama American Legion at 334-262-6638. How-to-Videos can be found at http://www.legion.org/oratorical/how-to-videos.

    • B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 8-7-21. Deadline to apply is May 24, 2022. Award amount is $1,000. There is no application to apply--just send an e-mail to awards@studentawardsearch.com and include a 1,000 (or less) word essay on the topic, "Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual".

    • BEE WITH A PURPOSE FOUNDATION
      POSTED 2-25-19. Deadline to submit application, essay, and required documents to Mrs. Owen is March 15, 2019. The scholarship amount is $500. You must have at least a 2.5 GPA and have been accepted into a two- or four-year postsecondary institution to apply. See Mrs. Owen for the application that includes the essay topics.

    • BIG SUN ATHLETICS SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 8-7-21. Deadline to apply is June 19, 2022. The scholarship amount is $500. All student athletes are eligible to apply. There is no application to apply--just send an e-mail to athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com with a short essay (500-1,000 words) answering the following questions: "How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?" Be sure to include your full name, your high school name, your address, phone number, and e-mail address at the top of your essay.

    • BOOKER T. WASHINGTON CONSISTORY #115
      UPDATED 2-20-20. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is March 20, 2020. You must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 to apply. An application, three letters of recommendation, and proof of college acceptance are required. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • BUFFALO SOLDIERS & TROOPERS MOTORCYCLE CLUB
      POSTED 2-25-19. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is March 15, 2019. The scholarship amount is $500. You must have at least a 2.5 GPA and have been accepted into a two- or four-year postsecondary institution to apply. A typed essay, a letter of introduction, a summary of how you plan to use the scholarship, and two letters of recommendation are required. See Mrs. Owen for an application and specific instructions for the essay.

    • BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
      UPDATED 1-5-21. Deadline to apply is February 27, 2021. Award amounts vary from $2,000 to $25,000. You must be planning to attend a 4-year university in the fall of 2021 to major in an Engineering, Technology, or select Design related program. You must also be interested in a career in the automotive or related industries field. Criteria to be judged includes academic achievement, financial need, participation and leadership in community and school activities, and work experience and interest in pursuing a career in an automotive or related industry. Visit the website link to apply.

    • BURGER KING SCHOLARS PROGRAM
      UPDATED 8-7-21. Deadline to submit the online application is December 15, 2021; however, ONLY THE FIRST 50,000 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Online applications will be available from October 15, 2021 until December 15, 2021. The award amount of the scholarship is $1,000. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate passion for serving the community. You do NOT have to be an employee of Burger King to apply. Visit the website link to apply.

    • COCA-COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATION
      UPDATED 8-7-21. Deadline to submit the online application is October 31, 2021 before 5:00 p.m. EASTERN time. Online applications are available from August 1, 2021 until October 31, 2021. $20,000 will be awarded to 150 selected students. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA to apply and NOT be the child or grandchild of anyone employed by Coca-Cola. Visit the website link for the online application.

    • COLLEGE COUNTS ALABAMA
      UPDATED 1-5-21. Deadline to submit the online application is February 25, 2021 before 11:59 p.m. CST. Online applications are available from December 1, 2020 until February 25, 2021. Award is a one-time amount of $4,000 for a 4-year school and $2,000 for a 2-year school. You must be planning to attend an eligible Alabama school in the fall of 2021, demonstrate financial need, have at least a 2.75 GPA, and have an ACT score of 26 or BELOW to apply. Visit the website link to apply.

    • COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF EAST ALABAMA
      POSTED 2-13-20. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is March 20, 2020. A $1,000 visual arts scholarship will be awarded to a senior who plans to further his/her education in visual arts. In addition to the application, a short essay (no more than one typed page) and three letters of recommendation (one from a person in the fine arts field, one from your counselor or principal, and one from a teacher or community person) are required. You must also submit portfolio pieces in the area of Drawing/Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Art Photography, Ceramics, or Digital Art. See Mrs. Owen for an application.
       
    • DEBBIE B. RICE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
      POSTED 10-2-17. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is November 9, 2017. Alabama Leaders of Educational Technology (ALET) will award a $10,000 scholarship to a senior planning to pursue a degree in an IT or related field. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and documented volunteer service. In addition to the completed application, you must submit a resume, two letters of recommendation (one must be from your principal or counselor), and an essay. See Mrs. Owen for the scholarship application.

    • DENNY'S HUNGRY FOR EDUCATION
      UPDATED 9-10-20. Deadline to submit the online application is December 31, 2020. Online applications are available from September 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020. There are numerous scholarships offered with varying award amounts. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Applicants must submit a 300-word essay on how Denny's can impact childhood hunger in their communities. Visit the website link for more information and/or to apply.

    • DFS (DESTINED FOR SUCCESS) SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 3-29-21. Deadline to submit required documents to Mrs. Owen is April 6, 2021. Scholarship award amount is $500. You must have at least a 3.0 GPA to apply. One letter of recommendation and an essay of 250-350 words on the topic "What Success Means to Me" are required. A copy of your college/university acceptance letter must be included. Submit the following three documents to Mrs. Owen by April 6, 2021: Essay; College/University Acceptance Letter; Letter of Recommendation.

    • DIANE AND JIM LOWRY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
      POSTED 4-19-21. Deadline to submit required documents to Mrs. Owen is April 23, 2021. Scholarship award amount is $1,500. To apply, you must be pursuing a two-year technical degree, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and attend a local church in the Loachapoka Community. Two letters of recommendation and a two-page typed essay (see application for specific guidelines) are required. A copy of your college acceptance letter and your Loachapoka High School attendance summary must be included. Submit the following documents to Mrs. Owen by April 23, 2021: Essay; College Acceptance Letter; Two Letters of Recommendation.

    • DIXIE BOYS BASEBALL BERNIE VARNADORE SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Applications are accepted from January 1, 2021 until April 1, 2021. Eleven scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,250 each. Any boy who has participated in Dixie Youth Baseball is encouraged to apply. Two letters of recommendation, a personal essay (handwritten) of less than 150 words, a photo, a transcript, an ACT score, and a parent financial statement are required. You must also obtain a certification letter from a local league official. Click the link above to download the scholarship application or see Mrs. Owen.

    • DIXIE YOUTH BASEBALL SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 1-5-21. Deadline to submit applications is February 1, 2021. 100 scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each will be awarded. Applicants must have participated in a Dixie Youth Baseball program when they were 12 years old or younger. Two letters (one from applicant and one from parent), a photo, an ACT score, and a statement from the Dixie Youth League official are required. Click the link above to download the scholarship application.

    • DR. MARTIN L. KING, JR. SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2019
      UPDATED 11-4-19. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is November 22, 2019. A scholarship is available for students who have a 3.0 or higher GPA and submit the following documents: (1) a letter of recommendation from someone at your high school; (2) a letter of recommendation from a person in your community (church, work, volunteer place, etc.); (3) a 250-300 word essay on why you believe it is important that we continue to practice and promote Dr. King's legacy of nonviolence in today's society; and (4) a photo of yourself. Return the completed application and the documents listed above to Mrs. Owen by November 22. She will prepare your transcript and mail the application for you.

    • EAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (EAMC)--AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
      UPDATED 1-28-20. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2020. Two scholarships (the Auxiliary Health Care Scholarship--$1,000 per semester for two years AND the Ida Mae Armistead Health Care Scholarship--$1,000 one-time award) are available for students planning to enter the healthcare field that have previously served as a Teenage Volunteer at EAMC and who possess at least a 3.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and a transcript are required. The personal statement must address your career goals, interest in healthcare, school/community activities, work experiences, financial need, and obstacles overcome. Visit the website link above to download the application.

    • EQUITABLE EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 1-5-21. Deadline to submit the online application is January 28, 2021; however, ONLY THE FIRST 10,000 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Online applications are available from September 1, 2020 until January 28, 2021. Scholarship award amounts range from $2,500 to $25,000. Applicants must demonstrate courage, strength, and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service. Visit the website for an application and/or to read about some of the past winners.

    • ELKS LODGE
      UPDATED 9-7-19. Deadline to submit online applications is November 5, 2019. Locally, fifteen scholarships in varying amounts from $500 to $1,000 will be awarded. Nationally, 500 scholarships will be awarded ranging from $4,000 to $50,000. You must have an ACT score to apply. You will need to include your leadership activities, academic achievements and records, community service/involvement, and financial need. Be very detailed and be sure to include employment and honors/awards. Visit the website link above to apply.

    • EVERETT DEBROW TEXTBOOK SCHOLARSHIP
      POSTED 4-17-18. Deadline to submit essay to Mrs. Owen is April 27, 2018. A $250 textbook scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student. Submit a typed essay (1 page or less) explaining why you need this scholarship. Include the college/university you plan to attend and your major.

    • FFA SCHOLARSHIPS
      UPDATED 9-10-20. Deadline to submit the online application is January 14, 2021. Online applications are available from November 1, 2020 until January 14, 2021. There are numerous scholarships offered through the National FFA Organization. You must be a current FFA member to apply. Visit the website link for the online application.

    • FOUR SEASONS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is March 19, 2021. Several $500 scholarships will be awarded. The students and/or parent must be a member (in good standing) of Four Seasons Federal Credit Union prior to January 1, 2021. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, secure three letters of recommendation, and submit a typed essay of no more than 250 words explaining your career objectives and why you wish to be considered for the scholarship. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • FREEDOM ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Scholarships are available to students whose parent or guardian was a U.S. service member who (1) has become permanently disabled as a result of an operational mission or training accident; (2) was killed in action; or (3) is classified as a Prisoner of War or Missing in Action. Visit the website link above to apply.

    • GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
      UPDATED 10-11-19. Deadline to submit the online application is January 4, 2020; however, ONLY THE FIRST 25,000 APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. Online application is available from October 16, 2019 until January 4, 2020. Award amount is $10,000 per year and can be renewed up to three additional years. To apply, you must demonstrate exemplary leadership, have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and be planning to attend a 4-year university in the fall of 2020. You must write a 500-750 word essay and obtain a nomination form and an academic recommendation. Visit the website link above to apply.

    • HARRIS FUNERAL HOME
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is April 16, 2021. Scholarships in the amount of $500 will be awarded. Seniors who are African-American, have at least a 2.75 GPA, and have already been accepted into an accredited post-secondary institution can apply. A one-page typed essay and two letters of recommendation are required (one must be from someone at school and the other must be from a community service activity or job). A transcript and the signature of your parent(s) must be included. See Mrs. Owen for an application or visit the website link to download a printed application.

    • HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND (HSF)
      UPDATED 1-5-21. Deadline to submit the online application is February 14, 2021. The online application is available from January 1, 2021 until February 14, 2021. HSF Scholarships are available for students of Hispanic heritage with at least a 3.0 GPA that are planning to attend a postsecondary institution in the fall of 2021 with plans to pursue a four-year degree. Award amounts range from $500 to $5,000. Your FAFSA must be completed to apply. Special consideration will be given to students pursuing a STEM major. Visit the website link for the application.

    • HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION
      UPDATED 10-11-19. Deadline to apply is October 25, 2019. Scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 are awarded each year depending on the type of post-secondary institution you plan to attend. To apply, you must have an adjusted gross family income of $55,000 or less, have been involved in co-curricular and community service activities, and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. This scholarship is designed for students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. A copy of your parent's federal tax return is required. Visit the website link above to apply.

    • JAMES W. MCLAMORE WHOPPER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
      UPDATED 9-10-20. Deadline to submit the online application is December 15, 2020; however, ONLY THE FIRST 50,000 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Online applications will be available from October 15, 2020 until December 15, 2020. The award amount of this scholarship is $50,000. Applicants must have at least a 3.3 GPA and a minimum ACT score of 25. Applicants should demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity (such as student government, team sports, fraternal life, etc.), and demonstrate substantial work experience. You do NOT have to be an employee of Burger King to apply. Visit the website link to apply for the Burger King Scholars Program to be considered for this scholarship.

    • JIMMY RANE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 9-10-20. Deadline to submit the online application is February 5, 2021. The online application will be available from December 1, 2020 until February 5, 2021. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and range from $500 to $5,000 per year. You must have a 3.0 GPA and an ACT score on file to apply. The application and two recommendation forms must be submitted online. Visit the website to complete the online application.

    • J. W. DARDEN HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
      POSTED 3-27-18. Deadline to return applications to Mrs. Owen is April 6, 2018. Two scholarships are available: (1) Descendants of active J. W. Darden High School Alumni Association, Incorporated Members and (2) Any qualifying student. Applications require at least a 2.0 GPA, a letter of recommendation on letterhead from an LHS faculty member, a letter of documentation of community service on letterhead from the sponsoring organization, an essay about your knowledge of Dr. J. W. Darden, and an essay about what education means to you. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • KIDS' CHANCE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
      UPDATED 3-5-21. If your parent has been killed or permanently disabled from an on-the-job accident, you may apply for the Kids' Chance Scholarship. Scholarships range from $500 to $2,500 and are renewable each year. Visit the website link for the online application.

    • KINETIC CREDIT UNION
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to apply is April 12, 2021. Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded. You must be a member of the Kinetic Credit Union to apply. Several short-answer essays and three letters of recommendation are required. You must also include a copy of your college acceptance letter. For more information and an application packet, visit the website link.

    • L AND M CLEANING SERVICE
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to submit essay to Mrs. Owen is Wednesday, March 19, 2021. A $500 scholarship will be awarded by L and M Cleaning Service. You must be from a single parent home and have at least a "C" average to apply. Submit a typed essay explaining why you believe you should be awarded this scholarship.

    • LEE COUNTY ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY ALUMNI CHAPTER
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to return applications to Mrs. Owen is April 8, 2021. The Lee County Alabama A&M University Alumni Chapter is offering a $500 scholarship opportunity to seniors who plan to attend Alabama A&M University in the 2021-2022 school year. Students must have a 2.5 GPA to apply. In addition to the application, an essay and one letter of recommendation are required. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • LEE COUNTY ASU (ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY) ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to submit the application (both the online .pdf and additional emailed or mailed documents) is May 17, 2021. The Lee County ASU Alumni Association is offering a $500 scholarship opportunity to seniors who plan to attend Alabama State University in the 2021-2022 school year. Students must have a 2.7 GPA to apply. In addition to the application, two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher or counselor and one from a community member), your ASU acceptance letter, and a transcript are required. Click the link above for the online application.

    • LEE COUNTY EDUCATION RETIREES ASSOCIATION
      UPDATED 3-5-21. THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA SCHOOL STUDENTS AND IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO US EVERY OTHER YEAR. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is March 19, 2021. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. Seniors planning to enroll in college in the fall of 2021 are encouraged to apply. To apply, you must have at least a "B" average, write an essay detailing your future plans, and secure one letter of recommendation. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • LEE COUNTY TUSKEGEE ALUMNI CLUB
      UPDATED 3-1-21. Deadline to return applications to Mrs. Owen is March 8, 2021. The Lee County Tuskegee Alumni Club is offering a scholarship to seniors who plan to attend Tuskegee University in the Fall of 2021. Students must have a 2.5 GPA to apply. In addition to the application, an essay; two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher or counselor and one from a community member); a senior photo; and a copy of your Tuskegee University acceptance letter must be submitted. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • LHS STEWART BENNETT MEMORIAL AWARD
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to return applications to Mrs. Owen is April 16, 2021. A $500 scholarship will be awarded. Applications require at least a 2.5 GPA, two letters of recommendation (one from a faculty member at LHS and one from a community member), a one-page typed essay, a list of activities/offices held during your junior and senior years, a list of honors received during your junior and senior years, a photo of yourself, and a copy of your college acceptance letter. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • LINLY HEFLIN SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 9-10-20. ONLY FEMALES CAN APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP. Deadline to submit the online application is January 10, 2021. Online applications are available from October 1, 2020 until January 10, 2021. A $7,000 scholarship is awarded to a female who has both significant economic need and sound academic records. You must be attending a four-year Alabama accedited college/university in the Fall of 2021 and have at least a 23 ACT score. Visit the website link above to apply.

    • MAX4KIDS SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 9-10-20. Deadline to apply is February 12, 2021. Scholarships in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded. You must be a MAX member with an active account opened no later than November 2, 2020. You must have at least a 2.75 GPA to apply. A 350-word essay, a resume, three letters of recommendation, your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the completed 2020-2021 FAFSA, and a transcript are required. Visit the website link above, your local MAX branch, or see Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • MCDONALD'S
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to return applications to Mrs. Owen is March 12, 2021. A $1,000 scholarship is available from McDonald's in Auburn, Alabama. Your application must include a one-page typed statement about your future plans. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 9-10-20. Applications will be accepted from November 1, 2020 until February 1, 2021. If your parent works full or part-time (at least 20 hours per week) at Michelin North America, Inc., you are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. You must have at least a 3.0 GPA to apply. If applying for the four-year scholarship, a minimum ACT score of 22 or a minimum SAT score of 1100 in Math and Reading is required. One letter of recommendation, a signed personal statement, a transcript, and a copy of your ACT/SAT scores are required. Award amounts are renewable and range from $1,000 to $2,500 per year depending on what type of school you will attend. Visit the website link to apply.

    • MODERN WOODMEN OF AMERICA
      UPDATED 2-12-20. Modern Woodmen awards scholarships to members. Visit the website link for more information and/or to apply.

    • NICHE.COM SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2021. A $2,000 "No Essay" scholarship is available. Visit the website link to apply.

    • NROTC
      UPDATED 9-12-19. Navy, Marine, and Nurse Corps ROTC scholarships are available. The Navy and Nurse Corps scholarships require at least a 21 in Math on the ACT and a 22 in English on the ACT. The Marine scholarships require an ACT score of a 22 and a minimum score of a 74 on the AFQT. Full tuition plus a monthly stipend are awarded (a value of approximately $180,000). A commitment to the Navy, Marine, or Nurse Corps is required if selected for the scholarship. Visit the website link above for more information or contact a local Navy or Marine Recruiter. A LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE.

    • NSHSS (NATIONAL SOCIETY OF HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARS) FOUNDATION
      UPDATED 9-12-19. The NSHSS Foundation offers several scholarships in varying amounts and with varying deadlines for students planning careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) majors, business, economics, public policy, and environmental science and sustainability. Priority consideration is given to students who belong to under-represented groups in these careers. Visit the website link for a list of the scholarships offered and the criteria to apply.

    • P.A.C.E. (PEOPLE OF ACTION FOR COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT) SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 4-19-21. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is April 23, 2021. At least one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a senior student who has demonstrated exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship through service in the community as a volunteer. Two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher and one from a community member typed on letterhead), a resume, and a one-page typed essay (explaining how you utilize your skills and experiences to serve as a leader within your community and how this scholarship will benefit you) are required. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • PROVISION CONTRACTING SERVICES, LLC
      UPDATED 2-13-20. Deadline to submit materials to Mrs. Owen is April 9, 2020. A scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded. You must have at least a 2.5 GPA, at least a 17 on the ACT, and have already been accepted into an accredited post-secondary institution to apply. A resume, a 350-word typed essay titled "How will college help me achieve my goals", and two letters of recommendation are required. Return all materials and your acceptance letter to Mrs. Owen. She will include your transcript and ACT score report before mailing.

    • QUESTBRIDGE
      UPDATED 9-10-20. Deadline to apply is September 29, 2020. Students who have achieved academic excellence in the face of economic obstacles are encouraged to apply. You must be planning to attend one of the schools that QuestBridge partners with if selected for the scholarship. You can earn up to full tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and travel expenses (a value of over $200,000 for four years) if selected. Visit the website link above to apply or for more information.

    • REGIONS BANK RIDING FORWARD SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Online applications will be accepted until March 31, 2021. Fifteen $3,500 scholarships will be awarded to seniors planning to attend college who have at least a 2.0 GPA. To enter, write a 500-word (or less) essay about an African-American, past or present, who has inspired you. Visit the website link above to submit your essay.

    • RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAM
      UPDATED 9-10-20. Deadline to apply is January 9, 2021. You must be Black/African-American to apply and participate in community service activities. Scholarships in the amount of $40,000 are available to 20 or more graduating high school seniors. An ACT or SAT score is recommended, but not required. In addition to the application, two letters of recommendation; two essays; a list of activities, honors, and awards; a transcript; and school profile are required. You must be planning to attend a four-year college in the Fall of 2021 to apply. Visit the website link above to download the application.

    • SAE ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS
      UPDATED 9-10-20. Deadline to submit the online application is March 15, 2021. Applications will be available in December 2020. Applicants must be planning to earn a degree in engineering or a related science. Award amounts vary. See individual scholarship descriptions for more specific information. Visit the website link above for an application.

    • SHEPHERD SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Online materials must be submitted between February 1, 2021 and April 12, 2021. Scholarship award amount varies from $1,000-$1,500. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required to apply. Applicants must be planning to major in a field associated with service to country and generally perceived as benefiting the human race. You or an immediate family member must be associated with a Masonic organization to apply. Application must include a photo and two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should include your ability to undertake advanced studies and should include statements about your character, personality, mental capacity, and industry. Visit the website link to apply.

    • SISTERS EXEMPLIFYING EXCELLENCE (2021 AMY HARRIS CORE TEXTBOOK SCHOLARSHIP)
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to submit entry to Mrs. Owen via e-mail is March 19, 2021. A $250 textbook scholarship will be awarded. Female seniors who are African-American are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must submit an essay of 500 words or less answering the question, "How do you exemplify excellence in your community?" See Mrs. Owen for a printed copy of the guidelines--there are specific instructions for submitting entries. E-mail entries to Mrs. Owen (owen.theresa@lee.k12.al.us) and she will forward to the scholarship committee.

    • SMITH SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 9-10-20. Deadline to apply is January 10, 2021. Your 2021-2022 FAFSA must be completed and uploaded prior to the deadline. Up to $15,000 per year will be awarded to recipients. Scholarships are offered to senior students with a C+ or better average; those who have documented community and civic-oriented activities; or those who have provided assistance to family members. Special consideration will be given to students who will be the first in their immediate family to attend college. Three letters of recommendation and two essays are required. Visit the website link above to complete an application.

    • SOUTHEASTERN STATES PUPIL TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE BUSTER BYNUM SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Deadline to submit application to Mrs. Owen is April 23, 2021. Scholarship application must then be sent to the Lee County Board of Education Transportation Department for consideration. If selected to compete at the state level, the scholarship amount is $2,000 for the selected state winner. You may apply if your parent has been employed for the past three years in one of the following PUBLIC SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION capacities: school bus driver, bus aide/monitor, bus mechanic, parts clerk, foreman, managers, trainers, supervisors, directors, and inspectors. To qualify, your family must have had a gross taxable income of less than $80,000 for each of the past three years. You must have a 3.0 GPA to apply. A typed essay of 500 or less words is required. Four letters of verification are required: one from your parent's employer verifying employment and documenting financial need; one from a teacher stating why the award should be made to you; one from an adult family member stating why the award should be made to you; and one from your counselor verifying your GPA, graduation date, and college you are planning to attend. The scholarship committee will also evaluate your scholarship, leadership, citizenship, and service. Visit the website link to download the application.

    • SUNTRUST SCHOLARSHIP SWEEPSTAKES
      UPDATED 3-5-21. Seniors can apply to win a $500 scholarship if they are planning to attend a two- or four-year public or private institution. The sweepstakes is open from January 1, 2021 until December 31, 2021. One winner will be chosen every month. Students can register after each drawing for the next scheduled drawing.

    • TALLAPOOSA RIVER ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
      UPDATED 9-1-14. Deadline to return completed applications to Mrs. Owen is February 27, 2015 so that she can complete her part and mail to TREC by the receipt deadline. Amount of award will be from $500-$2,500. To be eligible for this scholarship, your power at your home must be provided by REA (Tallapoosa River Electric). Three letters of recommendation are required, as well as a list of your extracurricular activities. Visit the website link above to download the application or see Mrs. Owen.

    • THAMES ORTHODONTICS
      POSTED 4-19-21. Deadline to submit applications to Mrs. Owen is April 23, 2021. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. You must be ranked in the upper 1/2 of your graduating class and have achieved credible results on the ACT or SAT. Two letters of recommendation, your resume, and an essay of 400-500 words on the subject, "What Makes ME Smile" are required. See Mrs. Owen for an application.

    • THE CHRISTIAN CONNECTOR, INC.
      UPDATED 9-16-16. Apply online from June 1, 2016 until May 31, 2017. A $2,500 Christian college scholarship drawing is available by visiting the website and registering. The Christian Connector, Inc. website provides free Christian college information. You must attend a Christ-centered Christian College or Bible College if awarded the scholarship.

    • THE "NO SWEAT" SCHOLARSHIP
      POSTED 8-31-21. Deadline to apply is September 30, 2021. Additional deadlines should be announced for December 31, March 31, and June 30. A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded. To apply, you need to sign-up for a Cirkled In account and then complete your portfolio. Visit the website link above to apply.
       
    • THE REVEREND DANIEL HALL SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 4-8-19. Deadline to submit essay and proof of college acceptance to Mrs. Owen is April 26, 2019. A $500 scholarship will be awarded. Students who have at least a 2.5 GPA are encouraged to apply. An essay of 500 words or less is required. The essay must address your professional goals, financial need, why you are deserving of the scholarship, and the benefit to you if the scholarship is received.

    • THE SCOTTISH RITE OF FREEMASONRY
      UPDATED 2-12-20. Several scholarships are sponsored by the Supreme Council for those students meeting the academic and community service requirements. Award amounts and application deadlines vary. You or an immediate family member must be associated with a Masonic organization to apply. Visit the website link to determine if you meet the criteria to apply for any of these scholarships.

    • THE UPS SCHOLARS AWARD
      UPDATED 2-12-20. Deadline to apply is March 13, 2020. Five (5) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who possess the UPS core values of integrity and excellence, innovation, helping others through community involvement and humanitarian efforts, and supporting the overall well-being of people worldwide. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required and the application requires a 500-word essay, resume, photo, and an educator recommendation. Visit the website link to apply.

    • TOYOTA FINANCIAL SERVICES--"MAKING LIFE EASIER"
      UPDATED 9-16-19. Application is available online from September 15, 2019 until October 31, 2019. You do NOT have to own a Toyota vehicle to apply for this scholarship and you cannot be affiliated with anyone working for Toyota Financial Services. Applicants should have at least a 2.0 GPA, possess documented community service hours, and plan to attend a postsecondary institution in the Fall of 2020. Scholarship amounts ranging from $1,250 to $5,000 will be awarded. Visit the website for the application.

    • UNITED METHODIST DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS (UMDFS)
      UPDATED 2-12-20. Applications are accepted January 1, 2020 until March 1, 2020. The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) provides $1,000 matching scholarships to select United Methodist students who have received a $1,000 scholarship from their local United Methodist church to help them attend a United Methodist-related college, university, or seminary. Check the list on the website for schools and organizations that award up to $4,000 in scholarships. Visit the website link above for the application.

    • UPS SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 2-12-20. Deadline to apply is March 27, 2020. Scholarships in the amount of $2,500-$5,000 are awarded. You must be of Asian Pacific Island/Pan-Asian American heritage or have an ethnic background from Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, the Phillipines, Vietnam, or Thailand. You must have at least a 3.3 GPA, demonstrate financial need, be involved in community service, and demonstrate leadership in extracurricular activities. To apply, you must submit a color 2" x 2" photo; a 500-word essay on the topic "Why should I be awarded this scholarship" signed by the student and counselor; high school transcript; parent's tax return; two letters of recommendation (one from your high school and one from a community service organization); and your proposed postsecondary major with the associated costs. Visit the website link to apply.

    • UPS (UNITED PARCEL SERVICE)
      UPDATED 8-26-17. Two scholarships are available for dependents of UPS employees. The James E. Casey scholarship (awards ranging from $2,000-$6,000 per year for four years) is designed for those students planning to attend a four-year institution. The George D. Smith scholarship (awards ranging from $500-$2,000 per year for two years) is available for those students planning to attend a two-year institution. Potential applicants must take the PSAT in November of their Junior year and your parent must be employed by UPS to apply. Your parent should log in to the UPSers website for more information or consult their UPS Human Resources office.

    • USPAACC COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
      POSTED 3-5-21. Online applications are available from January 25, 2021 until April 30, 2021. Applications are due on April 30, 2021 before 11:59 p.m. EASTERN time. Up to 15 scholarships in the amount of $3,000-$5,000 will be awarded. A minimum 3.3 GPA is required. Applicants must be of Asian-Paciifc Island heritage to apply. Two essays (addressing specific prompts), two letters of recommendation, a 2x2 photo, post-secondary plans, copies of recent tax returns for your parent/guardian, and a transcript are required. Leadership, community service, and financial need will be evaluated. Visit the website link for more information and/or to apply.
       
    • WALMART DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP
      UPDATED 2-12-20. Deadline to apply is April 2, 2020. Applications will be accepted from January 5, 2020 until April 2, 2020. You must be the dependent of a Walmart employee that has been employed for a minimum of six months prior to you applying. Scholarships up to $13,000 (paid over four years) are available to dependents of Walmart who have a 2.0 GPA and a demonstrated financial need. Your FAFSA must be submitted prior to applying. Visit the website for the application.