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Karen Cox Phone Icon 205-280-4863 Email Icon Email
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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.

 

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

Check it out:

www.fayenicholsact.com

 

The Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications from students between

August 15, 2018 and September 30, 2018.  

Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.


1. Strive for Excellence Scholarship - August 29, 2018 (1 Award - $500)
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_strive_for_excellence_scholarship_9319.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201808&utm_

content=1552892fb83c06e47de7a532be5883c5

2. Second Chance Scholarship - August 31, 2018 (5 Awards - $1,000)
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_second_chance_scholarship_9297.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201808&utm_

content=1552892fb83c06e47de7a532be5883c5

3. Arctic PT Scholarship - August 31, 2018 (1 Award - $500)
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_arctic_pt_scholarship_2018_9296.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201808&utm_

content=1552892fb83c06e47de7a532be5883c5

4. Rosen Hagood Community Service Scholarship - September 30, 2018 (1 Award - $1,000)
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_rosen_hagood_community_
service_scholarship_

9320.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201808&utm_

content=1552892fb83c06e47de7a532be5883c5


FEATURED SCHOLARSHIPS

5. Harris Poll Scholarship - August 31, 2018 (1 Award - $1,000)
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_harris_poll_scholarship_9178.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201808&utm_

content=1552892fb83c06e47de7a532be5883c5

6. SP Scholarship - August 31, 2018 (10 Awards - $10,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sp_scholarships_8953.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201808&utm_

content=1552892fb83c06e47de7a532be5883c5

7. VIP Scholarship - August 31, 2018 (1 Award - $5,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_vip_scholarship_9000.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201808&utm_

content=1552892fb83c06e47de7a532be5883c5

8. YDI Scholarship - August 29, 2018 (1 Award - $1,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_ydi_scholarship_9015.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201808&utm_

content=1552892fb83c06e47de7a532be5883c5

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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

 

Deadline September 30, 2018 

The Brockman Scholars Foundation invites applications for a merit-based full

scholarship that covers fiveyears of study on the College Station campus

of Texas A&M University.

 

The scholarship supports four years of undergraduate studies in an

approved program of STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

as well as the one-year MS Business graduatedegree at Texas A&M's Mays Business School.

 

Please encourage your top students to apply for this prestigious

full scholarship via the application

portal at www.brockmanfoundation.org.

 

The portal is open now to receive applications for studies beginning

in the 2019-20 academic year.

The application deadline is at 5:00 p.m. U.S. Central Time on September 30, 2018.

The Brockman Scholarship covers tuition fees in full, room and board, transportation,

books and supplies, an overseas study opportunity, and internship opportunities.

 

It is imperative that applicants understand that they are applying for a

scholarship that provides for both an undergraduate and post-graduate

degree. It is a condition of being awarded the scholarship that the

recipient will enroll in, and successfully complete, both the four-year

undergraduate STEM degree and the MS Business graduate degree program..

You can download and print information about the scholarship for

posting on your scholarships bulletin board by going to www.brockmanfoundation.org.

 

 

 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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