• Gene Haas Scholarship Application

    Prospective students entering the Applied Technology Program may apply for the Gene Haas Scholarship from the Gene Haas Foundation (GHF). GHF’s primary goal is to build skills in the manufacturing industry by providing scholarships that support and assist students interested in this field of work. Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, and required personal tools.

     

    To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must enroll in the CVCC Applied Technology Program in Welding, Automotive Manufacturing, or Industrial Maintenance options. These three options incorporate CNC and computer-aided design (CAD) into the curriculum. Funds are paid directly to the College on behalf of the student, and students will receive the required items as gifts from the Gene Haas Foundation.

     Eligibility

     

    To qualify for the Haas scholarship, students must have the following:

     

    • At least a 2.5 GPA, GED, or GED eligible. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted.

     

    • One paragraph statement of interest including personal background, CVCC program of interest, and career goals.

     

    • Each prospective scholarship recipient will be required to participate in an interview for the scholarship.

     

    Additional Information

     

    In order to promote the success of the program, a GHF scholar may be requested to participate in the following:

    • Photo shoot

    Photos with article to be posted on CVCC’s Website, released to the local media, and/or used for promotional items for the College.

     

    • Video shoot

    CVCC videos are short clips of scholarship students’ testimonials.  Videos will be posted on CVCC’s website and shown at events to promote student success.

      Questions regarding GHF scholarships should be directed to Clint Langley, Applied Technology Chair at clint.langley@cv.edu or 334-214-4853.

    CVCC Scholarships Available

    CVCC Scholarships are open for applicants.  Students must first apply and be accepted to CVCC.  Scholarship requirements are listed below.

    MSgt Josh " Gav" Gavulic Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

    The family of Master Sergeant Josh Gavulic  and the Killer Mans Sons Motorcycle Club are sponsoring a scholarship honoring his memory.  MSgt Gavulic had more than 16 years of service in the Air Force.  He completed 10 combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and racked up an impressive list of decorations, including three awards of the Bronze Star Medal and twice with the Joint Service Commendation Medal for valor in combat. In short he was an American hero.  Josh died February 21, 2014, he was 34 years old.  Josh was described as a fun-loving, dedicated and devoted man, father and husband.  The scholarship criteria is listed below.  There is a requirement for students that are considered as bettering themselves through continued education beyond high school.  The student will write an essay no longer than 250 words explaining how they have grown throughout high school and what their plans are for the future in their educational endeavors.  Essays are due to Mrs. DeLucca in the guidance office by May 10, 2022. The scholarship money will be paid directly to the school for student tuition.  Scholarship award amount for the Graduating class of 2022 is $1500.

    SSG Christopher Warden Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

    The family of SSG Christopher Warden and the Killer Man's Sons Motorcycle Club are sponsoring a scholarship honoring his memory. SSG Warden served in the Army for 10 years prior to his death.  SSG Warden is described as a natural born leader, serving the Ranger Regiment as a squad leader and the RSTB while enlisted.  He completed many tours overseas during his time with the Army.  This scholarship honoring his memory requires the following criteria.  Preference will be given to a student from a single parent household attending a junior college.  The applicants are asked to write an essay no longer than 250 describing how this scholarship money will help them advance their education beyond high school to earn their preferred degree.  Please turn essays in to Mrs. DeLucca in the guidance office no later than 5/10/2022.  Scholarship award for the graduating class of 2022 is $1500. 

    Sergeant First Class Dustin Brede Memorial Technical Scholarship ($1,500)

    The family of Sergeant First Class Dustin Brede and Killer Man's Sons Motorcycle Club are sponsoring a scholarship honoring his memory.  Sergeant First Class Dustin Brede died as a result of a tragic motorcycle accident September 23, 2017 in Phenix City, Alabama just days after celebrating his official retirement from the US Army,  He was 42 years old.  Dustin served with the 3rd Ranger Battalion and the Special Forces Command. He was a former Airborne Ranger and completed over 100 jumps.  Dustin's family would like for applicants to be a student that is attending a Technical School.  The applicant is being asked to provide proof of acceptance to the Technical School and a short essay about how this scholarship money will help benefit them and further their education.  The essay should be no longer than 250 words in length.  Please have the application to Mrs. DeLucca in the guidance office by May 5, 2022.  The scholarship money will be paid directly to the Technical school for tuition.  Scholarship award of the graduating class of 2022 is $1500.

    The Pride of Smiths Station Scholarship

    The Pride of Smiths Station Scholarship is a scholarship awarded to a senior student at Smiths Station High School.  This is the first year the scholarship is being awarded from SSHS and will be awarded to a senior each year for many years to come.  The amount of the scholarship for the 2022 graduating senior winner is $1500.  The award will be sent directly to the institution that you have selected for tuition.  One student will be selected for this scholarship!

     Requirements:

    1. Must currently have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.
    2. Must be a Smiths Station High School graduating senior.
    3. Must be attending a 2 year or 4 year institution Fall of 2021.
    4. Must write a 500-600 word essay.
    5. Essay must be turned into Dr. Cook or Mrs. Delucca by May 2, 2022

     Essay:

    Do you take education for granted? You will need to write in your own words.  You should feel free to use your own personal experiences and/or experiences of those in your family.  Prompts to help guide you in your writing – Why do you take education for granted?  Why did others you know take education for granted?  How does taking education for granted impact the desire to receive a quality education?  Do students in other countries take education for granted?  Why or why not?

    100 Black Men Scholarship

    The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. of the Greater Auburn /Opelika Chapter is now accepting applications for its 2022 scholarship program. A scholarship application is available to high school students who will be transitioning to an accredited, post-secondary institution during the 2022-2023 school years.

    Scholarship awards will be in the amount of $500 and should be applied towards tuition, room, board and books. Checks will be handed out during the high school awards day program and may be made payable to the recipient and the financial institution. Notification of scholarships will be sent to the recipients, parents/ guardians and high school counselors.

     

    100 Black Men of Greater Auburn/Opelika Chapter is committed to the growth and development of the youth in our community. In addition to engaging in mentoring, education, health & wellness, economic empowerment and leadership programs, we feel it is important to aid in developing talented young Americans in pursuit of higher education. Through gifts, donations, sponsorships and fundraisers, the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. The Greater Auburn/Opelika Chapter is able to provide scholarships to local high school students on an equal opportunity basis.

     

     

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

    • Must be a high school student transitioning to college
    • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5
    • Must be accepted or planning to attend an accredited institution for the entire year
    • Involved in community service within past 12-months
    • NOTE: Online schooling does not qualify for this scholarship
    • Factors considered by the Scholarship Committee in evaluating applications include leadership, community involvement, financial need, academic achievement and the
    • Applicants selected will be required to submit a high resolution professional headshot photo via email. The recipient’s photo/name may be used in The 100’s scholarship related media (newsletter, poster, website, ).

    §  Scholarship recipients will be required to take pictures accepting the scholarship

    • Deadline for scholarship application submittal is 12:00 noon, Friday, April 29, 2022
    • Applications available in the guidance office.

    The PB&J Scholarship

    The PB&J scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but still have the drive to succeed.  There is no GPA requirement, however, applicants are evaluated based on their personal statement and letters of recommendation.  Please note that the deadline for this scholarship is May 30, 2022.  The PB&J scholarship fund is a 501 (c)3  and is excited to offer this scholarship to the most deserving students. 

    PB&J Scholarship

    Deadline: 5/31/2022· 

    Awards up to

    $1,000

     

    Thames SMILE Scholarship

    SMILE Scholarship

     

    Area seniors have the chance to receive a $1,000 scholarship!

    ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP

    Each Spring, Thames Orthodontics offers a Smile Scholarship to a graduating senior in the Auburn/Opelika community. We are constantly thankful for the support of our community and want to return your trust and support by supporting the continuance of education among our high school seniors!

    You do not have to be a current or former patient to apply. This is open to any graduating senior willing to let us know what makes you smile (details below). Simply write an essay entitled “What Makes Me Smile.” Creativity will certainly shine! We look forward to hearing more about you!

    ESSAY INSTRUCTIONS

    In 400-500 words, tell us about a time in your life that truly made you smile. We’re not just talking about a little smile, but a big one! Huge! You know the kind of smile that’s so big it makes your cheeks hurt? That’s the story we want to hear! It could have been a celebration, a heart-warming moment, an act of kindness, or just a funny happenstance. If your story makes us smile just a little bit more than everyone else’s, then you’ll receive the Smile Scholarship! We can’t wait to hear your story!

    INSTRUCTIONS FOR STUDENTS

    Download the application from our website and include all necessary information and essay. Return to the address below: Thames Orthodontics - Attn: Shelley Trentacosti, 719 North Dean Road, Auburn, Alabama 36830

    This same information can also be accessed from the home page of our website: www.thamesorthodontics.com

    Women in Mathematics Scholarship

    Eligibility:

    To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate mathematics or related fields degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States OR a graduating high school senior who has plans to study mathematics or related fields.

    Applicants must also be a US citizen or a permanent legal resident.

    How to apply:

    • Click the Apply Now button below.

    • You will be redirected to Bold.org. Create a profile to start the application process.

    • Write about what draws you to math and how certain principles in math have shaped your understanding of the world around you.

    • Submit your application!

     
    University of West Alabama BOSS II Scholarship

    Please distribute to high school students

     

    Potential Full-Ride Scholarships at the University of West (UWA)

     

    The University of West Alabama (UWA) Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences has TEN (10) $8,500 annual scholarships available. This scholarship named Opportunity and Scholarship for Success II (BOSS II), and can be stacked with to other scholarships offered by UWA, scholarships making family contributions at minimum or zero for qualified students.

     

    Examples:

     

    ·     A student with an ACT score of 22 can the BOSS II scholarship ($8,500) and Tiger Achievement Award ($2,000), totally $11,500 (60% of the attendance cost).

    ·     A student with an ACT score of 33 can get the BOSS II scholarship ($8,500) and Trustee Excellence Award ($12,000), totally $20,500 (100% of the attendance cost).

     

    District 4 Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals Scholarship

    AASSP District 4 desires to facilitate and to promote postsecondary learning in our students. With this intention, AASSP District 4 will award a scholarship to a graduating senior with notable service and leadership, one who has received acceptance to college, and whose parents are a board employee in a secondary school in District 4. The scholarship will be in the amount of $500. All high schools in District 4 are eligible to participate.  Applications available in the Guidance office and are due to Mrs. DeLucca or Dr. Cook on May 2nd with all supporting documentation.

     

    Hospital Safety Awareness Scholarship

    Deadline: 
    05/31/2022
     

    Amount: $1,000

    Website: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/19308/hospital%20safety%20awareness%20scholarship%20scholarship.php

    Category: Graduating Seniors

    Status: Active

    Summary: Lowenthal & Abrams, Injury Attorneys, would like to raise awareness about medical malpractice and make hospitals safer. Unfortunately, due to medical malpractice and negligence, people are injured at hospitals every year. Medical errors are a significant cause of death in the United States, as at least one in 20 patients are affected by preventable patient harm. Through this scholarship, we would like to discuss what to do to improve conditions. Raising awareness is the first step in making hospitals safer for all of us. The medical malpractice lawyers at Lowenthal & Abrams, Injury Attorneys, want to bring attention to hospital safety – and discuss solutions to the issue. That's where you come in – we want to hear your ideas, and the student who has the best idea will receive a $1,000 check to put towards their education! Consider a time when you or a family member were in the hospital. What were some things you experienced, and did you have any ideas on improving the current system? We are offering a scholarship to the student who best answers the question: "What law or laws would you create to make hospitals safer?" 

    Got a Spine Scholarship

    To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic "Got a Spine Scholarship" a student must:

    1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2022.

    2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2022.

    3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.

    4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident.

    5) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2022.

    6) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.

    *Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.

    OPEN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PAGE:

     
    Abbott Painters Scholarship Program

    To be eligible for the "Abbott Painters Scholarship" a student must:

    1) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis no later than September 2022.

    2) Have achieved a GPA of 2.75 or greater during their last academic year.

    3) Submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.

    4) Be a resident of Canada or the United States.

    *Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.

    OPEN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PAGE:

     
    American Culinary Federation Scholarships

    The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation, with the support of the American Academy of Chefs (AAC), is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships annually to students:

    • Apprenticeship program - up to $1,500
    • Certificate programs - up to $1,500
    • Postsecondary degree programs - up to $2,500

    Thank you to our members and partners who generously donate funds. In addition to general scholarship donations, the following funds support our scholarship offerings:

    • AAC Andrew Macrina Scholarship
    • AAC Balestreri/Cutino Scholarship
    • AAC John Kacala Scholarship
    • AAC Ray & Gertrude Marshall Scholarship
    • Chef Chris Neary Scholarship
    • Chef Daniel D'Angelo Scholarship Fund
    • Linda Cullen Scholarship

    ACFEF Scholarship Applications

    Scholarship deadlines are April 30 and October 31 of each year.

    Apply Now

    CVCC Scholarship Deadline is May 1, 2022

    Chattahoochee Valley Community College has extended their scholarship application deadline to May 1, 2022.  If you have not applied and are interested, please visit cv.edu and apply today.

    American Ground Water Trust College Scholarships

     American Ground Water Trust College Scholarships - $2,000 - 3 Awards (Deadline: June 30, 2022)
    To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    A) Be a current high school senior or college student who intends to pursue a career in the field of
    groundwater.
    Applications can be found by going to:
    https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarships/26790/american-ground-water-trust-college-scholarships

    Equal Justice Scholarship

    Equal Justice Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: May 31, 2022)
    To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    A) Be a current high school senior, college student, or graduate student.
    B) Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academic standing.
    Applications can be found by going to:
    https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarships/35797/equal-justice-scholarship

    Rise Up Baking Scholarship

    Rise Up Baking Scholarship - $1,500 - 1 Award (Deadline: May 31, 2022)
    To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    A) Have demonstrated academic excellence through a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    B) Have been accepted in a Baking & Pastry Arts program at a US-accredited post-secondary institution.
    Applications can be found by going to:
    https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarships/37266/rise-up-baking-scholarship

    ASHRAE High School Senior Scholarships

     ASHRAE High School Senior Scholarships - $3,000 - 4 Awards (Deadline: May 1, 2022)
    To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    A) Be a high school senior with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0.
    B) Be accepted into an engineering, pre-engineering, or engineering technology program.
    Applications can be found by going to:
    https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarships/27734/ashrae-high-school-senior-scholarships 

    SOVMOY Scholarship

    SOVMOY is an organization supporting veterans and mentoring Youth that was established in 2020.  The scholarship criteria are as follows.  Be a graduating senior in 2022 who is between the ages of 17 and 19 from Ft. Mitchell, AL., Phenix City, AL, Smiths Station, AL , Columbus, Ga., or Ft. Benning GA.  The scholarship amount is $5000.  Packets must be submitted to sovmoyscholarship@gmail.com and are judged primarily on their academic performance, extracurricular activities, leadership experience, and community service.  The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.3 upon graduation.  A copy of the transcript must accompany the scholarship admission packet.  The student must have participated in a leadership position in school or with school related-extracurricular activities.  Proof will be needed and submitted with the scholarship packet.  The student must volunteer a minimum of 25 hours with youth of veterans organizations; only for community volunteers by July 10, 2022. Student volunteer hours must be recorded and signed off by an official (manager or owner) along with their contact information and submitted with the scholarship packet.  Students must be accepted to the college upon completion of the scholarship packet, and a copy of the acceptance letter attached.  The student must write a 2,500 word essay entitled :My purpose, My education, My future, MLA format with a title page.  The title page must have the contact number and email address for the student.  Packet submission must be by July 18, 2022.

    Connie E Young Scholarship

    This is a renewable scholarship designed to help a high school senior gain access to higher education. The scholarship award is intended for students who face cost-prohibitive challenges in continuing their education beyond high school. High school seniors from Chambers, Lee, Macon, Russell, and Tallapoosa counties pursuing a degree as a registered nurse at Southern Union State Community College will be considered. They must attend consecutive semesters at Southern Union State Community College beginning in the fall after high school graduation. The application deadline for this scholarship is the first Friday in May. www.eastalabamahealth.org/scholarships 

    Landau Apparel 2022 Amaze Yourself Scholarship

    Landau Apparel is honored to announce our 2022 Amaze Yourself Scholarship. As you know, the importance and necessity of healthcare providers has been made clear. They have amazed us all! The Amaze Yourself Scholarship is determined to support an amazing, new generation of healthcare professionals dedicated to making a positive social impact by way of healing

    Please share this amazing opportunity with your students who are pursuing a science/healthcare related field. It is their chance to receive up to $2,500 (1st), $1,500 (2nd), $1,000 (3rd) in scholarship money OR a Landau prize package (4th - 28th). The top scholarship winner will receive 4 packages a year from Landau that will be tailored to their needs as a student. Communication will need to stay open with the Landau team to ensure they are fully prepared to take on each chapter of academic pursuits.

    This year, students can apply by submitting a video OR social post where they answer our prompts and tell us how amazing they are. Read about last year's recipients and see what their submission videos looked like here: 2021 Amaze Yourself Scholarship Recipient**Please inform your students soon since the scholarship is now open and its deadline is April 29, 2022, 11 AM CST.**

    For more details on eligibility, required components, and how to apply, refer to the links below. I have also included a link to our scholarship flyer you can send to your schools for them to share with seniors or on their websites.

    Scholarship Link: https://www.landau.com/scholarship