Below are scholarship opportunities that are independent of The University of Alabama or the National Alumni Association. For questions, additional information or exact dates and Estimated Award Amounts, refer to the information on the listed website.

Abbott & Fenner

Application Deadline   June

Estimated Award Amount  $1,000

High school juniors and seniors, and current undergraduates. Apply at https://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php

 

Alabama Golf Association Women’s Scholarship Fund

Application Period   October to March

Estimated Award Amount  $20,000

High school seniors who are female and have an interest in the game of golf. This is not an athletic scholarship. Apply at https://www.alabamagolf.org/aga-womens-scholarship-information

 

 American Legion Legacy Scholarship

Application Period   January to April

Estimated Award Amount  up to $20,000

High school seniors or current undergraduates of a post-9/11 veteran who died on active duty, or have a disability rating of at least 50%. Apply at https://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy

 

AMVETS Scholarship

Application Period   January to April

Estimated Award Amount  $1,000 – $4,000

High school seniors with a financial need and a parent or grandparent who is a Veteran, Active Duty, Guard or Reserves. Apply at https://amvets.org/scholarships/

 

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program

Application Period   January to April

Estimated Award Amount  $1,250

High school seniors who have participated in the Dixie Boys Baseball Program. Apply at http://baseball.dixie.org/Assets/dixie+boys+baseball/pdf/2015+Dixie+Boys+Scholarship+Application.pdf

 

Beyond the Buroughs National Scholarship

Application Deadline   March

Estimated Award Amount  $20,000

High school seniors or current undergraduates from a low-income household. Apply at http://www.beyondtheboroughs.org/the-scholarship/scholarship-requirements/

Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship

Application Period   January to March

Estimated Award Amount  $3,500

High school seniors or current undergraduates who were diagnosed with cancer before the age of 18. Apply at https://www.thenccs.org/scholarship

 

Big Sun Scholarship

Application Deadline   June

Estimated Award Amount  $500

High school seniors or current undergraduates who played any sport in high school. Apply at https://bigsunathletics.com/

 

Burger King Scholarship

Application Period   October to December

Estimated Award Amount  $1,000 – $50,000

High school seniors who are passionate about serving the community. Apply at https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org/

 

Central Alabama Community Foundation

Application Period   December to March

Estimated Award Amount  varies

High school seniors or current undergraduates from certain counties in Alabama. Apply at https://cacfinfo.org/scholarships/wyndall-ivey-scholarship/

 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

Application Period   August to October

Estimated Award Amount  $20,000

High school seniors who have proved their capacity to lead and serve. Apply at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

 

College Counts Scholarship

Application Period   December to February

Estimated Award Amount  $4,000 for a four-year college ($2,000 for a two-year college)

High school seniors in Alabama who have a financial need. Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and an ACT score of 26 or below. Apply at https://treasury.alabama.gov/collegecounts-scholarship/

 

Create-A-Greeting Scholarship Contest

Application Period   June to March

Estimated Award Amount  $10,000

High school seniors and current undergraduates. Apply at https://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

 

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Application Deadline   March

Estimated Award Amount  $10,000 – $50,000

High school seniors who submit a significant project. See categories and apply at http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows-scholarship/how-to-apply

 

Dixie Softball Scholarship

Application Deadline   February

High school seniors who participated in the Dixie Youth Softball Program for at least two seasons. Apply at https://www.dixiegirlsoftball.com/dixiesoftball

 

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship

Application Deadline   February

Estimated Award Amount  $2,000

High school seniors who participated in the Dixie Youth Baseball Program before the age of 13. Apply at http://youth.dixie.org/Page.asp?n=143845&org=dixie.org

 

Dr. Pepper Scholarship

Application Period   August to October

Estimated Award Amount  $2,500 – $100,000

Students 18-24 years old. Apply at https://www.drpeppertuition.com/

 

Doodle 4 Google

Application Deadline   March

Estimated Award Amount  $5,000 – $30,000

High school seniors. Apply at https://doodles.google.com/d4g/

 

FIRE Free Speech Essay Contest

Application Period   September to December

Estimated Award Amount  $500 – $10,000

High school juniors and seniors. Apply at https://www.thefire.org/resources/high-school-network/essay-contest/

 

Google Lime Scholarship

Application Deadline   December

Estimated Award Amount  $10,000

Current undergraduates or graduate students majoring in computer science or computer engineering with a disability (visible or invisible). Apply at https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/page/google-lime-scholarship

 

Hadden Scholarship (sponsored by the Youth Foundation)

Application Deadline   February

Estimated Award Amount  up to $4,000

High school seniors who have a financial need and who have proved good character, leadership, volunteerism and academics. Apply at http://youth-foundation.org/application/procedures/

 

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Application Period   September to November

Estimated Award Amount  up to $48,000

High school seniors who demonstrate a financial need and live in a county with less than 50,000 residents. Check eligibility and apply at https://haganscholarships.org/application/#

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Application Period   January to February

Estimated Award Amount  $500 – $5,000

High school seniors, current undergraduates, transfer students and graduate students of Hispanic heritage. Apply at https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

 

Horatio Alger Association

Application Period   August to October

Estimated Award Amount  $10,000 – $25,000

High school seniors with a financial need who has overcome obstacles in life. Apply at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

Application Period   August to November

Estimated Award Amount  up to $40,000

High school seniors with a financial need. Apply at https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation

Application Period   November to February

Estimated Award Amount  up  to $30,000

High school seniors who have held leadership positions, participated in community service and have a financial need. Apply at https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/

 

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

Application Period   December to February

Estimated Award Amount  $500 – $5,000

High school seniors or current undergraduates under age 20 with academic excellence, leadership skills, community service and a financial need. Apply at https://www.jimmyranefoundation.org/

 

Linley Heflin Scholarship

Application Deadline   January

Estimated Award Amount  $28,000

High school seniors or current undergraduate females from Alabama with a financial need. Apply at http://www.linlyheflin.org

 

Microsoft Disability Scholarship

Application Deadline   March

Estimated Award Amount  $20,000

High school seniors living with a disability who have a passion for technology. Apply at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx

 

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

Application Period   January to February

Estimated Award Amount  $3,500 – $5,000

High school seniors and current undergraduates from states with Regions Bank branches. Apply at https://www.regions.com/promo/black-history-scholarship

 

Ron Brown Scholarship

Application Period   August to January

Estimated Award Amount  $40,000

High school seniors who are African American and who have excelled academically, held leadership positions and participated in community service activities. Recipient must have a financial need. Apply at https://www.ronbrown.org/

 

Scholarship Essay Contest by Solid Essay

Application Deadline   June

Estimated Award Amount  $500 – $1,000

High school seniors or current undergraduates. Apply at https://www.solidessay.com/essay-contest/

 

Share Your Talent Scholarship

Application Deadline   August

Estimated Award Amount  $1,000

High school seniors or current undergraduates. Apply at https://www.greenlightbooking.com/share-your-talent-scholarship/

 

Society of Women Engineer Scholarships

Application Period   March to May (high school seniors) and December to February (UG & GR)

Estimated Award Amount  varies

High school seniors, current undergraduates and graduate students who are female and majoring in engineering or computer science. Apply at https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp

 

STEM Scholarship by XBO Soft

Application Deadline   August

Estimated Award Amount  $250 – $1,000

High school seniors, current undergraduates or graduate students majoring in a STEM field of study. Apply at https://xbosoft.com/scholarship-form/

 

Stuck at Prom Scholarship

Application Deadline   April to June

Estimated Award Amount  $500 – $10,000

High school seniors who create their prom outfits from Duck Tape. Apply at https://www.duckbrand.com/stuck-at-prom

 

Student View Scholarship Program

Application Deadline   April

Estimated Award Amount  $500 – $5,000

High school seniors. Scholarships are awarded by random drawing. Apply at https://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html

 

ThanksUSA Scholarship

Application Period   March to April

Estimated Award Amount  $3,000

High school seniors who are dependents of Veterans. Apply at https://www.thanksusa.org/apply.html

 

The Gates Scholarship

Application Period   July to September

Estimated Award Amount  cost of attendance not covered by other financial aid

High school seniors who are eligible for full pell grant. Recipients must be from one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian, Asian & Pacific Islander American and/or Hispanic American.  Apply at https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

 

Visionary Scholarship

Application Deadline   May

Estimated Award Amount  $1,000 – $5,000

High school students (9th-12th). Apply at https://americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/

 

Wendy’s Heisman High School Scholarship

Application Deadline   October

Estimated Award Amount  $500 – $5,000

High school seniors who are involved in a sport and show leadership qualities. Apply at https://heismanscholarship.com/application/

 

SCHOLARSHIPS EXCLUSIVE TO EMPLOYEES OR DEPENDENTS OF EMPLOYEES

C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Survivors)

Awarded to surviving children and spouses of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. Apply at https://www.concernsofpolicesurvivors.org/scholarship

 

Home Depot

https://thdhomerfund.org/scholarships

 

ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund

Awarded to surviving children and spouses of local and state government employees who died in the line of duty. Apply at https://www.icmarc.org/prebuilt/micro/vantagescholar/index.html

 

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Scholarship Program

https://www.mbusi.com/about/mbusi-corporate-info/scholarships

 

Rent-A-Center

https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/makeadifference/

 

Toyota

https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/toyota/

 

Wal-Mart

https://programs.applyists.com/walmartdependent/

 

SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES

 

Broke Scholar

https://www.brokescholar.com/

 

Cappex

https://www.cappex.com/scholarships

 

College Board

https://pages.collegeboard.org/scholarship-opportunities-from-collegeboard

 

College Data

https://www.collegedata.com/en/pay-your-way/scholarship-finder/

 

College Express

https://www.collegexpress.com/

 

College Greenlight

https://www.collegegreenlight.com/

 

College Scholarships

http://www.collegescholarships.org/financial-aid/

 

Fastweb

https://www.fastweb.com/

 

Finaid

https://www.finaid.org/scholarships/

 

Sallie Mae

https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/tools/scholarship-search/

 

Scholarship America

https://start.scholarsapply.org/

 

Scholarships.com

https://www.scholarships.com/

 

Student Scholarships

https://studentscholarships.org/