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COLLEGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN

BUTLER COUNTY SCHOOLS

 

 SCHOLARSHIPS

AMOUNT

INFORMATION

NFAA ARTS Awards

Varies

Registration Deadline October 1: Portfolio Deadline November 1. Art competition open to all high school students. To apply visit http://www.nfaa.org/ or see your art teacher. Applications available June 1.

Quest Bridge College Match Scholarship

Full tuition and room and board

Deadline October 1: This organization matches high achieving, low-income students to top-ranked schools and pays full tuition and room and board. Go to http://www.questbridge.org/.

Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship Program

$1000

Deadline October 2: For senior scholar/athletes. Must demonstrate strong academics, athletic talent and citizenship and must be nominated. For information see the CAP Specialist.

Outstanding Students of America Scholarships

$1000

Deadline October 10: For students who have a 3.0+ GPA and are committed to community and school involvement. To apply go to http://www.outstandingstudentsofamerica.com/

Horatio Alger Association

$1000 - $10,000

Deadline October 30: For graduating Seniors who demonstrate integrity and perseverance and who can demonstrate financial need. To apply online go to www.horatioalger.com/scholarships

Applications Available June 1.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

$1000 - $5000

Deadline October 31: For students who have demonstrated outstanding community service. Students must complete applications and return them to the CAP office for school nomination. Applications are available in the CAP office and on www.prudential.com/spirit.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

$4000 - $20,000

Deadline October 31: For well-rounded seniors who demonstrate leadership, community service, academic achievement and part-time employment. To apply go to http://www.coca-colascholars.org/. Application available September 1.

Target all-Around Scholarships

Varies

Deadline November 1: For students who are dedicated to community service and who have a GPA of 2.0+. To apply go to http://www.target.scholarshipamerica.org/.

AAFEPA Leo Brown Scholarship

$1500

Deadline November 1: For Butler County seniors who intend to major in education. Only one student from the county may be nominated therefore, you must notify the CAP Specialist by October 15th if you are interested in competing for the scholarship.

Bennington Young Writers Awards

$250 - $500

Deadline November 15: Writing contest in fiction, poetry and non-fiction for high school students. To enter go to http://www.bennington.edu/.

Ron Brown Scholar Program

$40,000

Deadline November 15: For African American students who excel academically, and show leadership and service to others. To apply go to http://www.ronbrown.org/.

SAE Engineering Scholarships

Varies

Deadline December 1: Scholarships for students studying in engineering related fields. Scholarships are for specific programs within participating schools. See application for lists of programs and schools. To apply visit www.sae.org/students.

Toyota Community Scholars Program

$10,000-$20,000

Deadline December 1: For seniors who are in the top 10% of their class and have a GPA of 3.0+ and documented community service. By nomination only. See CAP Specialist if you are interested in competing.

Metro PCS Community Scholars

$1000

Deadline December 11: For students who have a 3.0+ GPA and who plan to attend college fulltime. To apply see CAP Specialist or go to www.metropcs.com/scholarship.

AXA Achievement Scholarship

$10,000-$15,000

Deadline December 15: For Seniors who demonstrate ambition, goal attainment, respect for others and have the ability to succeed in college. To apply go to http://www.axa-achievement.com/.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund High School Scholarship Program

$1000 - $2500

Deadline of December 15: for Hispanic high school students with a GPA of 3.0+ Apply online at http://www.hsf.net/. Application available September 15.

Florida State University Service Scholar Program

Varies

Deadline January 12: For students with remarkable community service who plan to attend Florida State University. To apply go to http://www.serve2learn.fsu.edu/.

Gates Millennium Scholars

Cost of Attendance

Deadline January 12: For Minority students who have an unweighted GPA of 3.3+ and who demonstrate financial need. Apply online at http://www.gmsp.org/ or contact the office at 1-877-690-4677.

Sam Walton Community Scholarship

$1000

Deadline January 12: For graduating high school seniors. To apply go to  http://www.walmartfoundation.org/. Applications available November 1.

J. Craig and Page T. Smith Scholarship

Up to $60,000

Deadline January 15: For seniors who have substantial community service or who have provided assistance to family members. Special consideration will be given to those students who will be the first in their family to go to college. To apply go to http://www.jcraigsmithfoundation.org/ or see CAP Specialist. Applications available September 1.

Education is Freedom Scholarship

$2000

Deadline January 15: For high school seniors who need additional funds to cover college costs. To apply go to http://www.educationisfreedom.org/.

Liquitex Excellence in Art

$250 - $500 + art supplies

Deadline January 15: An art competition for high school and professional artist. To apply go to http://www.liquitex.com/.   

Bryant Jordan Student Athlete Program

Varies

Deadline January 18: For seniors who demonstrate strong talent in academics and athletics. Students must be nominated by the school. Notify the CAP Specialist if you are interested in competing. For more information go to http://www.ahsaa.com/.

Future Black Leader's Scholarship

Up to $1200

Deadline January 19: Essay contest open to African American juniors. To apply go to http://www.wsfa.com/ or see the CAP Specialist.

Ceddrick C. Mack Beacon Memorial Leadership Scholarship Application

Varies

Deadline January 19: For seniors who will be attending Auburn University and who can demonstrate strong leadership. To apply see CAP Specialist.

Butler County Optimist Club

Up to $6000

Deadline January 22: Essay contest open to all students under the age of 19. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

Ronald A. Hammond Scholarship - University of Miami

Full Tuition

Deadline January 26: For students who have applied to University of Miami and who have an SAT of 1150+ or ACT of 26+ and a weighted GPA of 3.8. Additional criteria will be considered. To apply go to www.miami.edu/hammond.

Bloodstock Scholarship Drawing

Up to $2000

Deadline January 28: For students who plan and organize a blood drive. To apply go to http://www.redcrossblood.org/ or see the CAP Specialist.

MPAS Scholars Award - Florida International University

$1,000 per semester

Deadline January 30: For incoming freshman at Florida International University who have demonstrated leadership and who have a 3.2+ GPA. To apply go to www.fiu.edu/~mpas. Applications Available September 1.

Golden Drum Scholarship - Florida International University

$1250 per semester

Deadline January 30: For African-American students who have applied to FIU and who have a weighted GPA of 3.5.  To apply go to www.fiu.edu/~mpas

Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship Program

Up to $1500

Deadline January 31: For students who are strong students and who demonstrate financial need. To apply go to http://www.syf.org/. Applications available October 15.

Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarship

$25,000

Deadline January 31: For Juniors who have a  2.75+ GPA, who have overcome obstacles and who have significant community service. To apply call 866-756-7932 or go to www.discovercard.com/tribute.htm.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations

$1000

Deadline January 31: For high school students who have helped to improve race relations at their school or in their community. To apply visit www.princeton.edu/PrincetonPrize.

NAACP/ACT-SO "Olympics of the Mind" Scholarship Competition

$500 - $1000

Deadline January 31: For African American students in grades 9-12. Students are encouraged to compete in up to three categories in science, visual arts, humanities, performing arts and business. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

McKelvey Foundation Scholarship

Up to $42,500

Deadline January 31: For high school seniors who have demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit by owning and operating their own business. Apply online at http://www.mckelveyfoundation.org/.

National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship

$250 - $10,000

Deadline February 1: For NWTF members who are seniors, turkey hunters, and who have a 3.0+ GPA. To apply go to http://www.nwtf.org/.

The John Lombardi Scholars Program

$59,000

Deadline February 1: For students planning to attend the University of Florida who demonstrate academic achievement, community service, leadership, strong moral character and extracurricular involvement. By school recommendation only. To apply see CAP Specialist or visit www.ufl.edu/lombardi

Hispanic-Heritage Awards

$2000 - $8000

Deadline February 2: For Hispanic students with a GPA of 2.75+ Must apply online at http://www.hispanicheritage.org/ or contact the office at 1-866-665-2112. Applications available Dec. 1.

DuPont Science Essay Challenge

Up to $3000

Deadline February 12: Essay contest for all high school students. To compete go to glcomm.com/dupont/awards.htm.

 
Burger King Scholars Program
 $1000Deadline February 15: For seniors who have a 2.5+ and who work part-time an average of 15 hours per week and who demonstrate financial need. To apply go to www.bk.com/scholars. Applications available October 15. 

RMHC/HACER Scholarship

$2000

Deadline February 15: For high school seniors who have at least one parent of Hispanic origin and who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need and community service. To apply go to http://www.rmhc.org/.

RMHC/ African American Future Achievers Scholarship

$2000

Deadline February 15: For high school seniors who have at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean Heritage and who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need and community service. To apply see CAP Specialist or go to http://www.rmhc.org/.

RMHC/Scholars

$2000

Deadline February 15: For high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and community service. To apply see CAP Specialist or go to http://www.rmhc.org/.

RMHC/ASIA

$2000

Deadline February 15: For high school seniors who have at least one parent of Asian origin and who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need and community service. To apply go to http://www.rmhc.org/.

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

Varies

Deadline February 15: For seniors who have strong academics, community/school involvement and can demonstrate financial need. To apply go to http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org/. Applications available December 1.

NCCE Co-op Scholarship

$20,000

Deadline February 15: For students who plan to attend one of the eleven NCCE partner schools and who have a GPA of 3.5+. To apply go to http://www.co-op.edu/.

Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship

Program

$1500

Deadline February 15: For students who have immediate family engaged in production agriculture and who plan to pursue a career in the field of agriculture. To apply go to http://www.monsanto.com/.

Future Farmers of America (FFA) Scholarships

Varies

Deadline February 15: For seniors who are members in FFA. To apply go to http://www.ffa.org/.

Best Buy Scholarship

Varies

Deadline February 15: For high school seniors with good grades that give back to their communities. To apply go to www.BestBut.com/scholarships.

KFC Colonel's Scholars

$5,000 per year

Deadline February 16: For students who plan to attend a state university and who have a GPA of 2.75+. To apply go to http://www.kfcscholars.org/. Applications are available January 1.

USA Today's High School Academic Team

$2500

Deadline February 20: For seniors who demonstrate outstanding original academic, artistic or leadership endeavors. Must obtain a nomination. Interested students should see CAP Specialist.

Guardian Girls Going Places Scholarship

$1000 - $10,000

Deadline February 24: For girls ages 12 to 18 who are entrepreneurial and community minded. Must be nominated by an adult who will endorse the candidate as an accomplished young female. Nomination forms available at http://www.girlsgoingplaces.com/

Camellia Communication's Howard S. Powell II Scholarship Program

$1500

Deadline February 28: For Butler County seniors who demonstrate merit based on character, leadership, and academics. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

Alabama Community Education Association Extended Day Scholarship

$500

Deadline February 28: For Alabama seniors who intend to major in education and who have volunteered or been employed by an Extended Day Program in an Alabama public school system. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

Alabama Bankers Association Essay Scholarship

$1000

Deadline March 1: For Alabama seniors who can demonstrate good money management skills through an essay. To apply see the CAP Specialist. Applications are available in October.

American Legion General Scholarship

$500 - $2500

Deadline March 1: For seniors who are direct descendants of a member of The American Legion or a deceased US veteran and who are residents of Alabama. To apply go to http://www.alabamalegion.org/.

Padgett Foundation Scholarship Program

$500 - $2000

Deadline March 1: For children of small business owners. To apply go to http://www.smallbizpros.com/.

Donna Reed Performing Arts Scholarships

$4000

Deadline March 1: For students who wish to pursue acting, musical theatre or vocal performance as a career. To apply go to http://www.donnareed.org/.

USA Funds Access to Education Scholarship

$1500

Deadline March 1: For seniors who plan to go to college and can demonstrate financial need. To apply go to http://www.usafunds.org/.

American Chemical Society Scholars Program

$11,500

Deadline March 1: For minority students who intend to pursue a career in the chemical sciences with a GPA of 3.0+ and who demonstrate financial need. To apply go to www.chemistry.org/scholars or call 1-800-227-5558 ext 6250. Applications Available December 1.

Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program

$1500

Deadline March 2: For Seniors who have demonstrated superior academic proficiency through the ACT, their GPA and their leadership ability. To apply see the CAP Specialist or go to http://www.alsde.edu/. Applications are available in January.

Greenville Kiwanis Club Community Service Scholarship

$500

Deadline March 5: For seniors who can demonstrate 100 hours of community service in the past 12 months. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

SAMMY Scholarship Award Program

$7500

Deadline March 9: For scholar athletes who demonstrate community leadership. To apply got to http://www.bodybymilk.com/

Federal Duck Stamp Art Competition

$200 - $5000

Deadline March 15: Art competition to create a duck stamp for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. To apply http://www.fws.gov/.   

Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship

Up to $5000

Deadline March 15: For seniors who can demonstrate substantial community service. To apply go to http://www.kohlscorporation.com/. Applications available February 1.

Alabama Grocers Education Foundation Scholarship

Varies

Deadline March 15: For Alabama students who plan to attend college. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship

Varies

Deadline March 15: For seniors who plan to major in construction-related fields such as engineering, landscaping, interior design, building science, etc. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

Electric Cooperative Foundation Scholarship

$1000

Deadline March 16: For seniors whose parents are participants in an Alabama electric cooperative. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship

$100 -$2000

Deadline March 18: Art/Design competition for minority and financially disadvantaged students who plan to study in the art/design fields. To apply visit http://www.worldstudio.org/.  Applications available in February.

The Exchange Club Youth of the Year Award

$10,000

Deadline March 30: For students who have demonstrated remarkable leadership skills through community service and/or school participation. To apply see the CAP Specialist. Applications available in January.

GM Goodwrench Scholarships

$7000

Deadline March 30: For seniors who have applied and been accepted to GM ASEP, are employed at a GM Dealership and have a 2.8+ GPA. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

Unicel High School Heroes

$2000

Deadline March 31: For seniors who can demonstrate significant community service. To apply go to http://www.unicel.com/ or see the CAP Specialist.

Prom Wishes Scholarship

$1000 - $5000

Deadline March 31: For graduating seniors who demonstrate talent, leadership, and academic achievement. To apply http://www.promwishescatalog.com/ and find the scholarship page.

Mas Family Scholarship

Up to $40,000

Deadline March 31: For Cuban American students who plan to study engineering, business, economics, communications, and journalism and who can demonstrate need. To apply go to http://www.canf.org/.

Women's Alabama Golf Association Scholarship

$2000

Deadline April 1: For female golfers who demonstrate financial need and academic excellence with an ACT of 22+. To apply see CAP Specialist.

Jackie Robinson Education and leadership Development Program

$28,000

Deadline April 1: For minority students who have an SAT of 900+and/or an ACT of 21+ with leadership potential who can demonstrate financial need. To apply go to http://www.jackierobinson.org/. Applications available Oct. 20.

National Sculpture Society Scholarships

$1000

Deadline April: For students of figurative, realist or representational sculpture. To apply go to http://www.nationalsculpture.org/.  

Mike Alesko Design Scholarship Fund

Varies

Deadline April: For high school seniors who are planning to major in apparel design or apparel graphic design and who have a GPA or 2.5+. To apply go to http://www.madsf.org/

A. Patrick Charon Memorial Scholarship

$15,000

Deadline April 1: For students who demonstrate compassion, tolerance, generosity and respect through community service. To apply go to www.cesresources.org/charnon.html. Applications are available January 15.

The Lockwood SOAR Foundation

$5000

Deadline April 1: For students who are interested in becoming a pilot. To apply go to http://www.lockwoodsummer.com/.

University of Florida's Florida Blue Key Award 

$150 - $250

Deadline April 2: For students who demonstrate leadership skills and service to others who plan to attend the University of Florida. To apply go to http://www.fbk.org/.

School Superintendents of Alabama Scholarship

$1000

Deadline April 10: For students who demonstrate financial need and academic excellence with an ACT score of 17+. To apply see CAP Specialist.

Alpha Delta Kappa Mu Chapter Scholarship

Varies

Deadline April 11: For Butler County female seniors who plan to major in education. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

AFCEA Scholarship

$1000

Deadline April 17: For students who are planning to study engineering and who can demonstrate financial need. To apply go to http://www.afceasouthflorida.com/.

Butler County Farmers Federation Education Scholarship

Up to $1000

Deadline April 18: For the children or grandchildren of Alabama Farmers Federation members who demonstrate financial need. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Lambda Delta Zeta Chapter Scholarship

Varies

Deadline April 20: For graduating seniors who intend to pursue a post secondary education. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Student Scholarships

$1000

Deadline April 30: For seniors who have a parent or guardian employed in the public school transportation field for at least the past five years. To apply see the CAP Specialist. Applications available in March.

Walter O. Palmer Educational Trust

Varies

Deadline May 1: For graduating seniors who will attend either the University of Alabama, University of Auburn or Vanderbilt University, who are in the top 25% of their class and who can demonstrate need. To apply see the CAP Specialist. Applications available in February. 

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

$3,000

Deadline May 1: For African American students that plan to study visual arts. To apply go to http://www.cbcfinc.org/.

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

Varies

Deadline May 1: For African American students who are academically talented. To apply go to http://www.cbcfinc.org/.

Troy University Alumni Association/Butler County Chapter

Varies

Deadline May 1: For Butler County Students who have been accepted to and intend to enroll in Troy University. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

NetAid  Global Action Awards

$5000

Deadline May 15: For young people who have organized or led a project that has helped improve the lives of people living in poverty. To apply go to http://www.netaid.org/.

Educational Communications Scholarship

$1000 - $6000

Deadline May 15: For students with strong academics and SAT and/or ACT scores. To apply see CAP Specialist or go to http://www.ecisf.org/.

Texas Instruments Marcia Page Scholarship

$5000

Deadline May 15: For African American female seniors who plan to pursue a career in science, math, engineering or technology. To apply go to http://www.cgcs.org/.

AMTROL Inc. Scholarship

$1000

Deadline June 1: For students who plan to study in a field related to ground water issues. To apply go to http://www.agwt.org/.

Miss Elizabeth D. Leckie Scholarship

Varies

Deadline June 1: For seniors who demonstrate a strong moral character. To apply pick up an application at Whitney Bank (Gateway Plaza) in Greenville. Applications available April 15.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Montgomery Alumnae Chapter Scholarship

Varies

Deadline June 11: For seniors who have a 3.0+ GPA and who exhibit good moral character, community service and school participation. To apply see the CAP Specialist.

Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity/ Troy University True Merit Freshman Scholarship

$200

Deadline June 17: For male seniors who have been accepted to and plan to attend Troy University. To apply see the CAP Specialist. Applications are available in April.

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

Approximately $8000

No Deadline: A grant for young artists who plan to study painting, drawing, printmaking, or sculpture. This grant is also available to artists already working in their field. The foundation tends to receive traditional work more favorably. For information see CAP Specialist.

The Looking Glass College Scholarship Fund

$1000

For students who have grown up with at least one parent with a disability. For information see http://www.lookinglass.org/

Military Scholarship Opportunities

Varies

http://www.mcsf.org/

http://www.afrotc.com/

http://www.afas.org/

General Scholarship and Financial Aid Websites

Varies

http://www.finaid.org/

http://www.fastweb.com/

http://www.college-scholarships.com/

http://www.collegeboard.com/

http://www.scholarships.com/

http://www.makingitcount.com/

http://www.salliemae.com/

http://www.monster.com/

http://www.princetonreview.com/

http://www.familyeducation.com/

http://www.scholarshipamerica.com/

http://www.findtuition.com/ 

http://www.brokescholar.com/ 

http://www.schoolsoup.com/ 

http://www.srnexpress.com/

http://www.wiredscholar.com/

National Merit Scholarship

Varies

High school students who take the PSAT their junior year are eligible for consideration.

National Achievement Scholarship

Varies

African American students who take the PSAT their junior year are eligible for consideration.

National Hispanic Scholarship

Varies

Hispanic high school students who take the PSAT their junior year are eligible for consideration.

African-American Scholarships

Varies

For African-American students who are planning to attend college. http://www.africanamericanscholarship.com/

http://www.cbcfinc.org/

http://www.uncf.org/

Hispanic-American Scholarships

Varies

For Hispanic American students who are planning to attend college. http://www.hispanicscholarships.com/

http://www.hsf.net/

http://www.hispanicheritageawards.org/