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Karen Cox Phone Icon 205-280-4863 Email Icon Email
  Jill Easterling Phone Icon 205-280-4864 Email Icon Email

Jemison High School Guidance Services

Guidance Services are provided for every student at Jemison High School with the main emphasis of:

academic development, career development & personal/social development. 

 

Click on the FORMS link to access specific information on each grade.

 

Scholarship for seniors:  Deadline May 31, 2019

Be a high school senior that has been accepted into a college or university

Click this link:  http://tommysmithscholarship.com/

 

The Alabama Leaders in Educational Technology (ALET) organization

invites graduating seniors to apply for its $10,000 2019

Debbie Rice Memorial Scholarship.  See Ms Cox for an application

Applicants who meet the criteria below should read the guidelines carefully and follow the directions for submission. The deadline for submission is November 16, 2018. Criteria for Scholarship Applicant:

● The student must be a high school senior who is currently enrolled in an accredited Alabama high school.

● The technology director of the school system where the student is enrolled must be a current member of ALET.

● The applicant must have a minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher, using a 4.0 scaleunweighted.

● The applicant must have a 17 or higher score on the ACT.

● Applicant must have the endorsement/signature of their Guidance Counselor/Principal on their application attesting they are a qualified to apply for this scholarship.

● The student must plan to attend an accredited college, university, or technical school physically located in the state of Alabama. Full-time online colleges do not qualify.

● The student should demonstrate an interest in pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a technology-related field.

● The student should be able to demonstrate a history of volunteering and be active in school or non-school extracurricular activities. 

 

The Web address below is a resource for help with preparing for the ACT. 

Check it out:

www.fayenicholsact.com

 

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Seniors - If you are interested in applying for the

HOBO(Home Owners and Boat Owners) scholarship:

Please see Ms Cox in the office for a paper application or

visit the web site below:

https://www.lakemitchellhobo.org/scholarships.html

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Scholarships

Click on links above for list of annual scholarships

and scholarship searches

MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship

ALET Memorial Scholarship

Smith Foundation Scholarship

 

John F. Kennedy Scholarship

Alabama American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Contest

University of South Alabama Scholarship for marching band members

 2018-2019 Scholarships for the University of Alabama

 

 

Scholarshp Name Web Address Deadline/Information
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm Deadline: June 14
Alabama Baptist Foundation Scholarship http://tbfa.org/scholarships/ Alabama resident, member of Baptist church in Alabama Baptist State Convention. Deadline March 31.
Alabama Cattleman's Foundation Scholarships https://www.bamabeef.org/p/about/274 Multiple scholarships available to the families of ACA members
Alabama Farmers Federation alfafarmers.org/scholarships Awarded to students planning to attend Auburn University and major in agriculture or forestry.
Alabama Fire College Foundation Scholarship Email: scholarships@alabamafirecollege.org The Alabama Fire College Foundation extends an invitation to apply for a Recruit School Scholarship to all CTE Students that have successfully completed the fire service course of study and received provisional certification.
Alabama G.I. Dependents' Scholarship http://www.va.state.al.us/gi_dep_scholarship.aspx For children of parents with military experience. Deadline - 60 Days Prior to Enrollment
Alzheimers Foundation Scholarship http://usascholarships.com/alzheimers-awareness-college-scholarship/ Write essay detailing how Alzheimers has impacted you or your family.
American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology http://www.aaaai.org/professional-education-and-training/grants-awards  
American Institute for CPAs (AICPA) http://www.aicpa.org/BecomeACPA/Scholarships/Pages/default.aspx Various Deadlines
ASM Scholarhsips (The Student Program for Materials Science and Engineering) http://materialadvantage.org/financial-opportunities/asm-scholarships Deadline: May 1
AXA Achievement Scholarship https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html Stresses motivation for success and respect for self, family and community. Deadline: December 14, 2018
AYN RAND Scholarship https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests  
Big Sun Scholarships http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ Available to student athletes. Deadline: June 19, 2019
Coca Cola Scholars Foundadtion http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/  
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) scholarships https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/specific-scholarships-0 Awards offered for those planning to study Social Science, Nursing, Law, Music, and other fields.
Dell Scholars Program https://www.dellscholars.org/ Deadline: December 1, 2018
Digital Responsbility Scholarships http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/scholarships/ Various Deadlines
Discover Scholarship Program https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html  
Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-state/georgia-scholarships/dixie-youth-baseball-scholarship/ Played Dixie Youth Baseball before the age of 13. Deadline: February 1, 2019
Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway https://www.drpeppertuition.com/ Tell your story and let others vote for you. Final event at various football conference championship games.
Elk National Foundation Scholarship Programs https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm Scholarships given by local, state, and national levels. Deadline: November 15, 2018
Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Alabama https://www.alabamaecw.org/untitled March 31
Gates Millennium Scholars http://www.gmsp.org 1,000 talented minority students will be selected to study any field at any university they choose
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/ Exemplary leadership is rewarded through numerous awards.
$500 "Go Ennounce Yourself" Scholarship https://goennounce.com/scholarship1?r=DA For high school seniors, who plan on attending a 4 year college in fall & College Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors
Google Generation Scholarship https://edu.google.com/scholarships/the-generation-google-scholarship/ Open to minority students interesting in studying computer science or engineering
Hispanic Scholarship Fund http://www.hsf.net  
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program https://scholars.horatioalger.org/  
Imagine America Foundation https://www.imagine-america.org/students/scholarships-education/ Given to students pursuing career/technical education
Inheritance of Hope Scholarship http://inheritanceofhope.org/scholarships-2.html Series of cancer-related scholarship
Jackie Robinson Foundation https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/ Opens: November 1, 2018 / Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Lake Mitchell HOBO Scholarship https://www.lakemitchellhobo.org/scholarships.html Must participate in Lake Mitchell clean-up day.
Leading the Future II Scholarship https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/leading-the-future-ii-scholarship-111_157064.aspx#/sweeps-modal Deadline: March 1, 2019
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) http://lulac.org/programs/education/scholarships/  
Linly Heflin Scholarship http://www.linlyheflin.org/scholarship-information/ Female students only.
L. Ron Hubbard / Writers & Illustrators of the Future www.writersofthefuture.com Quaterly Deadline
Max 4 Kids Scholarship https://www.mymax.com/about-max/max4kids-foundation  
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) http://www.nacme.org/scholars  
National Inventors Hall of Fame http://www.invent.org/challenge/  
National Merit Scholarship Program http://www.nationalmerit.org/s/1758/interior.aspx?sid=1758&gid=2&pgid=424  
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) https://connect.nsbe.org/Scholarships/ScholarshipList.aspx Deadline: January 4, 2019
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarships http://www.odenzascholarships.com/ The Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship is designed for students who are between the ages of 16 and 25 and have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or greater in the most recent years completed. Requires a minimum of 50 volunteer hours.
Office of Intramural Training & Education (National Institutes of Health) https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/ugsp The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards https://spirit.prudential.com/  
Rise Scholarhsip http://risescholarshipfoundation.org/ Students with documented learning disability receive financial assistance to further their education.
Ron Brown Scholarhsip http://www.ronbrown.org/  
Ronald McDonald House Charities https://www.rmhcghg.org/services/ronald-mcdonald-scholarship-program Offers four scholarship programs; RMHC Scholars, RMHC African American Future Ahievers, RMHC Hacer, and RMHC Asia
Siemens Merit Scholarship http://www.siemens-foundation.org/en/programs/other-initiatives/  
Smith Scholarship Foundation http://www.smithscholarships.com/ Award given to students that have overcome difficulties and hardships
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) www.swe.org  
State Farm Scholarship Programs https://www.statefarm.com/about-us/community/education-programs/grants-scholarships/foundations-scholarships Will only process the first 700 applications.
SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes http://www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarship-sweepstakes/index.html  
Superpower Scholarship https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/superpower-scholarship Deadline: March 31, 2019
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) https://www.uncf.org/scholarships  
Walmart Foundation Associate Scholarship http://giving.walmart.com/associate-scholarships Walmart Associate and Dependent Scholarhsips
Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarhsip https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/  
WMU Foundation https://www.wmufoundation.com/scholarships-and-grants/ February 1
10 Words or Less Scholarship https://www.studentscholarships.org/easy.php#sthash.p7SWSpMx.dpbs In ten words or less, tell why you deserve the scholarship. Deadline: January 31, 2019
1-800-wheelchair.com http://www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship/ Write a poem and essay about overcoming some type of hardhip. Deadline: May 31, 2019
     
Achieve Alabama www.achievealabama.org Alabama Scholarship Search
Alabama Commission on Higher Education www.ache.state.al.us/Content/Departments/StudentAsst/StudentAsst.aspx  
College-Scholarships.com http://www.collegescholarships.org/financial-aid/ Various Scholarships
Fastweb www.fastweb.com Scholarship Search
International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search https://www.iefa.org To promote study abroad.
Sallie Mae Scholarship Search https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships Scholarship Search
School Soup www.schoolsoup.com Scholarship Search
Today's Military www.todaysmilitary.com Search military benefits.
United States Department of Education https://www.ed.gov Financial Aid Information

 

 Information for applying to a college

 in the state of Alabama

 

 

University of Alabama  21 minimum ACT (1000 SAT) with 3.0 OVERALL GPA,

however all applications are considered on an individual basis. Writing portion of ACTis required.  

Algebra II is required.  1 yr Foreign Language is required.

Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 27 ACT and 3.5 GPA.  

Scholarship deadline is December 15.  $40 application fee.

Alabama has a new scholarship program for seniors with a minimum 2.75 GPA and

an ACT of 26 or BELOW  who demonstrate financial need. The application window is Jan.2 – March 7. Visit http://collegecountsalabama.com/ for more info.

 

 University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)  20 ACT (950 SAT) & 2.25 overall GPA.   

17 core credits required with 4 yrs English, 3 yrs Social Science, 3 yrs Science (including 2 labs),

3 yrs math (Algebra I & higher), 1 yr foreign language, and 3 additional academic courses.  

Priority deadline for admission is December 1. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 20 ACT

and 3.5 overall GPA.  Scholarship deadline is December 1. 

December ACT score will be considered for scholarship if student is already admitted

and requests UAB to pull their score.  Honors Academy deadline is Dec 1. $30 application fee.

 

 University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) 20 ACT and a 2.9 GPA are the minimum

requirements for admissions. Engineering requires a minimum 21 composite on the ACT.

Foreign Language is not required. A 25 on the ACT and 3.0 GPA are the minimum for

MERIT BASED Scholarships (accept updated ACT scores through June 1). $30 application fee.

 

 Alabama A&M University 18 ACT and 2.0 overall GPA. Algebra II is not required. Foreign Language is not required.  

Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 23 ACT and 3.25 overall GPA.

 

 

 Alabama State University  2.0 GPA and 18 ACT. A lower ACT would require a higher GPA.

Algebra II not required. 1 yr Foreign LanguageOR Computer is required. 

 Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 2.5 GPA and 20 ACT by February 15. $25 application fee.

 

 Auburn University Applicants are reviewed on an individual basis.  

The average GPA for students admitted to the 2013 freshman class was a 3.8

and the average ACT score was 27.2.  Writing portion of ACT is required.   

Minimums for automatic scholarships are 28 ACT (or comparable SAT) and 3.5 GPA.  

Scholarship deadline is December 1.  

A separate scholarship application is required after your admission to AU. $50 application fee.

 

 

 Auburn University at Montgomery Minimum 18 ACT and 2.3 GPA for admission. Algebra II is not required. 

 Foreign Language is not required. ONLINE application is free. 

Minimum qualifications for scholarships are 20 ACT and 3.5 GPA. 

 Scholarship deadline is March 1. 

 

 Birmingham-Southern College Average ACT is a 26.5 and average grade point average is 3.45. 

Essay required, 2 recommendations, resume, transcript and application fee of $50. 

Application fee waived if application is received by Nov. 15. 

Scholarships are awarded with a holistic approach and evaluations begin January 1. 

The last ACT test date for scholarship consideration is December.  

 

Faulkner University - 18 ACT, 2.5 GPA required for admission.

Students who do not meet requirements may apply for conditional admission.

Academic scholarships require a minimum 21 ACT. $25 application fee.

 

 Huntingdon College 20 ACT, 930 SAT and an academic 2.25 GPA.  

Two math courses above Algebra I are strongly recommended.  

Foreign Language not required, but recommended. 

 Minimum to qualify for scholarships is acceptance to the college.

 

 Jacksonville State University High School diploma or GED certificate required with

no specific GPA. 

 20 ACT-unconditional acceptance; 17-19 ACT-

student must take LS 104 Learning Skills class for remediation.  

SAT: 950 or above–unconditional acceptance; 830-940–conditional acceptance.  

Algebra II not required for admission, but recommended. Foreign Language not required. 

 Scholarship deadline is March 1

(February is last ACT considered w/scores being sent directly to JSU)

and minimums to qualify are 22 ACT for automatic scholarships and 20 ACT.

2.5 GPA for Leadership Scholarships.  $35 application fee.

 

 Judson College 18 ACT (870 SAT) and 2.0 academic GPA. 

 If not meeting either of these requirements, you can apply to the

Admissions Committee for possible Conditional Admission approval.  

Algebra II not required, but recommended. Foreign Language not required, but recommended.

 Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 20 ACT and 2.5 GPA.

ACT scores through June will be considered for scholarships. $35 application fee.

 

 Miles College Unconditional admittance given with a high school diploma. 

 Algebra II is not required.  Foreign Language is not required.   

Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 18 ACT and 3.0 GPA.

 

Talladega College  Minimum 2.0 GPA required…ACT required, but no minimum score.

Must also submit essay and letter of recommendation.

Academic scholarships begin at 3.0 GP A or 3.4 GPA/22 ACT. Must complete FAFSA. $25 application fee.

 

University of Mobile 21 ACT and 2.75 GPA for unconditional acceptance.

They consider lower scores for conditional acceptance---contact admissions counselor. 

 Algebra II is not required.  Foreign Language is not required. 

 Minimum scholarship requirements are 20 ACT and 2.75 GPA,

and they consider ACT scores up until freshman year begins. $25 application fee.

 

 University of Montevallo  20 ACT (SAT 850), 2.5 overall GPA.  

Algebra II not required for admission, but recommended. 

 Foreign Language not required for admission, but recommended.  

Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 24 ACT and 3.0 GPA. $30 application fee.                                                                        

 

University of North Alabama Unconditional admittance with an 18 ACT (870 SAT),

GPA of “C” or 2.00 on academic core with a total of 13 core units.  

Conditional admission with: 16 on ACT (770 on SAT), at least 11 core units

(4 English, 2 Math, 2 Natural or Physical Science, 3 Social Studies), and GPA of 1.75 on academic core. 

 Algebra II is not required.  Foreign Language is not required. 

 Minimums to qualify for ACADEMIC scholarships are 25 ACT and 3.00 GPA.  

Scholarship deadline is December 2. $25 application fee.                                                                            

 

Samford University Application components include: application, $40 application fee,

one academic letter of recommendation, official ACT/SAT score, high school GPA, and personal essay. 

The average range for the ACT is 23-29, SAT is 1080-1320, and GPA is 3.48-4.0. 

Algebra II is required.  Foreign Language is recommended, but not required. 

There is a separate scholarship application for leadership and presidential scholarship consideration.

Revisions to the application and updated test scores will be accepted through the

 December 15th deadline for merit-based scholarship consideration. 

$40 application fee.                               

 

 University of South Alabama 20 ACT with a 2.0 GPA, or 19 ACT with a 2.5 GPA.  

Algebra 1, II, and Geometry are required.

Foreign Language not required, but may be used as an advanced elective. 

 Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 23 ACT and 3.0 GPA.  

Priority scholarship deadline is December 7, but funds are distributed until exhausted. $35 application fee.

 

 Spring Hill College They work off rolling admissions and there is no application fee.  

High School diploma, official transcript, letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor.  

They do superscore the ACT/SAT.   Recommended 20 ACT or 930 SAT and 2.5 GPA. 

Algebra II is required for admission.  Foreign Language is not required.

 Minimums to quality for scholarships are 20 ACT and 2.5 GPA. 

 

Stillman College  19 ACT, 2.5 GPA. Official transcript and 2 letters of recommendation

must be submitted with application. FAFSA completion is required for scholarship consideration.

$15 application fee.

 

 Troy University  Unconditional admittance given with a 20 ACT (950 SAT)

and a 2.0 overall GPA. Conditional admittance is given with a 17-19 ACT

(830 SAT) and 2.5 GPA. Algebra II is not required for admission.  

Foreign Language is not required for admission.  

Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 22 ACT and 3.0 GPA.  

The last ACT test date considered for scholarships is February.

$30 application fee.

 

 Tuskegee University  21 ACT or 1000 SAT (Critical Reading and Math) and 3.0 overall GPA. 

 Algebra II is not required.  Foreign Language is not required.

 Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 23 ACT and 3.3 GPA. $25 application fee.

 

 University of West Alabama  Unconditional admittance given with a 19 ACT and a C average. 

 Conditional admittance given with a 17-18 ACT.  Algebra II is not required for admission. 

 Foreign Language is not required for admission.  

Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 19 ACT and 2.0 GPA. $25 application fee.

 

Jefferson State Community College  High School diploma or GED certificate required. No minimum GPA. 

 If ACT is not taken, a placement test will be administered. 

 Minimum to qualify for scholarships is 3.0 GPA.

You will have to show an official ID to enroll

(driver’s license, passport, state ID, or international visa or permanent resident card)

 

Lawson State Community College HS Diploma or GED certificate required.  

Minimum to qualify for scholarships is 3.0 GPA.You will have to show an official ID to enroll

(driver’s license, passport, state ID, or international visa or permanent resident card)

 

Shelton State Community College HS Diploma or GED certificate required. 

Minimum to qualify for scholarships is 20 ACT and some are available with a

2.0 GPA and also 2.0 GPA for Technical. 

Shelton recommends taking the ACT by December to ensure being considered for scholarships.

You will have to show an official ID to enroll

(driver’s license, passport, state ID, or international visa or permanent resident card)

 

 

 

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