Girls - 9th - 12th Grade: Last year, over $600,000 in college scholarships were
awarded in Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen Pageant, the only pageant associated
with Miss Alabama/Miss America. The pageant is for female students ages 13-16
or age 17 and a junior. Please visit http://www.missalabama.com/ and click on the
link to the right entitled "Outstanding Teen" for more information about the pageant.
Minority Seniors interested in majoring in computer science, education, engineering,
library science, mathematics, public health or science AND have at least a 3.3 gpa
should consider applying for the Gates Millennium Scholars Program. Visit http://www.gmsp.org/
for more information and an application. This is an extensive application so start
on it early.
9th - 12th Graders: The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is sponsoring an essay contest.
Visit http://www.jfklibrary.org/ and go to the Profile in Courage Award.
Troy University announces a change in its undergraduate admissions requirements.
Unconditional Admission Requirements: 20 ACT or 950 SAT and a 2.00 gpa.
Conditional Admission Requirements: 17 - 19 ACT or 830 - 940 SAT and 2.5 gpa.
For information on scholarships at Troy University: Go to http://admissions.troy.edu/undergrad
and click on "Financing your College Education" and then click on "Scholarships".
Army Aviation Federal Credit Union is offering ten $1,000 scholarships in the AACFCU
service area. Eligibility requirements are: Applicant must; 1.) Be a member of the
AACFCU (a parent or grandparent will not qualify the applicant as a member), 2.)
Be a US citizen, and 3.) Must complete an application. Applications may be found
online at http://www.aacfcu.com/, click on "About Us" and then "Scholarship Program".
Check out www.auburn.edu/scholarship for information about Auburn University
scholarships. Alabama residents receive tuition for 4 years is they have a 30+
ACT (1330 SAT) and a minimum 3.5 gpa.
Remember, the deadline for the general freshmen scholarships at the University of
Alabama, the University of South Alabama, UAB, and Auburn University is the beginning of December.
To register for the ACT, go to http://www.actstudent.org/. The code for Dale County High is 011740.
University of South Alabama is offering two scholarships: 1) Outstanding Student
Scholarships. The School of Computer and Information Sciences began this scholarship
last year and awarded scholarships in the range of $2,500 to $5,000 to six exceptional
students. 2) School of CIS Scholarships; the School was able to offer eleven scholarships
during the spring of last year. These scholarships ranged in the amounts of $500 to
$1600. More information about these scholarships will be available after the first of
the year on our website, http://www.cis.usouthal.edu/.