RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS
Updated May 21, 2021
UA's Diversity in Business Bridge Program
Students, see the flyer or click on the link to learn more about The Diversity in Business Bridge Program (DBBP), which will help historically underrepresented minority students get an introduction to the business college experience at The University of Alabama. Best of all the program is free!
We will continue to accept applications through May 31st.
Details about the Diversity In Business Bridge Program at Culverhouse
The Diversity in Business Bridge Program (DBBP) provides additional college preparation for those interested in business as a major/career, including exposure to business professors and professionals, thereby promoting college success for underrepresented minority students by helping them make a smoother transition to college.
Dedicated college financial support will be available to program graduates who enroll at UA to pursue a degree in business.
The program is designed for students from historically marginalized groups (i.e., African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American) who are underrepresented in business and are interested in learning about a business career.
- They must be rising seniors attending an Alabama High School to apply to this program.
- The application will be available from March 1st through May 31st, 2021.
- The Bridge Program will be virtual June 14-18 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
- We will hold an optional campus orientation on Saturday, June 12th at 9:00 a.m.
The DBBP Program will follow UA and Culverhouse safety guidelines, protocols, and restrictions.
Dual Enrollment with Auburn
College & Career Information for 9th-11th Grade Students
University of Montevallo Moves to Test-Optional
Free Visits to Swarthmore College
UAH's LSAMP Summer Bridge Program
Tuition Scholarship in HVAC at Drake State
Please see the flyer above for information about a tuition scholarship opportunity in HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING/HVAC at Drake State Community College.
Location: Drake State Community and Technical College (Huntsville, AL)
Age: HS Senior Graduating May 2021
Dates: Summer 2021
Details: Tuition Scholarships are available for students enrolling this summer in the HVAC program.
Deadline: April 21, 2021
NO MINIMUM GPA REQUIRMENTS
For further information please email James Fountain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida Atlantic University's Department of Ocean & Mechanical Engineering Open House
On April 28th, at 5:30 p.m. ET, Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering will host a virtual open house. The open house will be an opportunity for prospective students and their families to learn about FAU’s Ocean Engineering program, tour our research laboratories, meet current students, and learn about career opportunities for ocean engineers. Please see the link below for more information and for the RSVP form.
More on SeaTech and Ocean Engineering:
SeaTech is FAU’s flag ship site for advanced engineering research and technology development aimed at solving problems in the ocean. Ocean Engineering, the research concentration at SeaTech, is a multidisciplinary field aimed at solving engineering problems associated with working in the ocean environment and wisely exploring and harnessing the ocean's resources.
Ocean engineers design, build, operate, and maintain ships, offshore structures and a variety of ocean technologies including ships, submarines, oil rigs, underwater robots, and acoustic sonar.
Ocean engineers study the oceans to determine the effects of waves, currents, and the saltwater environment on ships and other marine vehicles and structures and develop methods and materials to withstand wave forces and protect against corrosion. Ocean engineers are also involved in development and use of manned and unmanned marine vehicles for deep-sea exploration and resource recovery. An ocean engineer, Dr. Robert Ballard, located the wreckage of the Titanic.
FAU’s ocean engineering program, initiated in 1965 as the nation’s first such undergraduate program, is one of the oldest in the nation. FAU offers a four-year BS degree program, as well as BS/MS, MS, and PhD degree programs, in Ocean Engineering. Students may visit www.ome.fau.edu to learn more about our programs.
Hispanic Interest Coalition Offers Events for First-Generation College Students
The Hispanic Interest Coalition is dedicated to creating awareness for the Latinx community.
We are hosting several educative events geared towards first-generation college students.
- Free Preparation Courses for the ACT have been offered since March. The last two sections will be reviewed on April 10th and 17th from 1:00 PM-2:30 PM. These events are in English since the ACT is only available in English. We will go over the reading section this Saturday and the Science on April 17th. The previous recordings can be found on our Facebook page. Click here to access the ACT registration form.
- We will be hosting a Scholarship Workshop which will include representatives from the University of West Georgia and Jacksonville State University. This is a great opportunity for students to learn about scholarships offered out of state and within the state of Alabama. Students need to register to revive the Zoom link. Click here to access the registration form.
- A Financial Literacy Workshop will be presented on April 22nd from 4:30 PM-5:30 PM. This presentation will be in Spanish to help Latinx students understand the importance of building the fundamental steps to creating healthy financial habits. Click here to register.
- Volunteering at HICA – HICA is committed to creating opportunities for volunteers to serve the Latinx community in the Central Alabama region. We have volunteer opportunities which include data entry, creating online social media content, assisting with various campaigns throughout the year, and special events. If you have any students who may be interested in volunteering in-person or virtually, you can find more information on our website (hicaalabama.org) and sign up to be a HICA Volunteer!
These events have Spanish and English speakers available. We welcome students and parents to join us virtually.
McDonald's Program Offers Tuition to Students
McDonald’s is always looking to hire employees in an increasingly competitive job market. This year we decided it was the perfect time to reach out to area schools and to let juniors and seniors know about a unique opportunity. Six years ago McDonald’s launched the Archways to Opportunity program which provides $2,500 tuition assistance per year to students in good standing, once they have been employed for at least three months. This is the perfect opportunity for a graduating senior to defray the cost of their fall tuition next year! We have had many students who come back to work for us every summer so that they will again be eligible for the $2,500 tuition assistance in the Fall. It has been a win for the students and a win for us!
Tuition assistance is only one of the many benefits that we offer to our employees. Other benefits include:
- Starting pay $10.50/hr.-$13.00/hr.
- Flexible Scheduling/Co-Op/Work Study
- Unlimited opportunities for advancement
- Free uniforms
- Paid time away
- BCBS to full time employees
- Free meals on the clock
- 30% discounted meals anytime
Johnson Partners Inc. dba McDonald's
Madison County Schools Educational Support Professionals Association Scholarship
Distinguished Young Women of Madison County
The Distinguished Young Women Program of Madison County is a scholarship opportunity for junior girls (Class of 2022) that will take place this summer. More information and directions to apply can be found at http://madison.al.distinguishedyw.org/.
Click HERE to watch a video from Claire Congo, the 2021 Distinguished Young Women of Madison County Representative.
Career Fields in Army
Auditions for Majorette, Lionette, & Color Guard at UNA
Opportunity for Free Ride at Tennessee State University
Free Summer Art Program
FREE Dual Enrollment Classes
Opportunities for Students
Please check to see if you qualify.
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HudsonAlpha LABS application:
Lockheed Martin News:
Lockheed Martin is hosting Code Quest, which is a one-day coding challenge. It will be held on April 24. There is no charge to participate in this event. They have middle and high school opportunities. Here is the link to the registration form: https://www.lockheedmartin.com/en-us/who-we-are/communities/codequest.html. Registration opens today and closes April 4. Code Quest is for teams of students (2-3 students per team).
Learn about Colleges & Programs
Carnegie Mellon University Pre College Drama Experience: Register today!
Columbus State Virtual Day: https://columbusstate.secure.force.com/events/targetX_eventsb__events#/esr?eid=a0O5A00000ZqEkpUAF
Johns Hopkins University:
University of Alabama Early College:
University of Alabama - Birmingham:
University of Chicago:
Black Excellence at UChicago Event: https://prospects.uchicago.edu/register/?id=8b56192c-981d-45c4-bd38-eb876bea815b
University of South Alabama:
Opportunities for Seniors at Calhoun Community College
Alabama Homemakers and Community Leaders Scholarship
Deadline: All materials must be received by March 1, 2021.
Dave Draper Sr. Memorial Scholarship
The Dave Draper Sr. Memorial Scholarship is a LOCAL scholarship that requires a 2.5 GPA or higher, financial need, and an essay. See attachment below for more information.
E.H. Wilbourn Scholarship
Local Scholarship for Education Majors
The E.H. Wilbourn Scholarship ($1,000) is a local scholarship for seniors pursing a degree in education. The application is due by April 17. Ms. J says you should apply for this one!
Frances L. Swoope Scholarship
The Frances L. Swoope Scholarship is a local scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Requirements include a GPA of 3.0 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher. The deadline to apply is May 3rd.
Hazel Green Alumni Scholarship
Seniors, please apply for the Hazel Green Alumni Scholarship.
Madison County Homemakers Scholarship
Deadline: All materials must be received by April 1, 2021.
Ruth Buxton Sayre Scholarship
Deadline: All materials must be received by March 1, 2021.
Trudy Miller Scholarship
The Trudy Miller Scholarship is a LOCAL scholarship. Requirements include a 3.0 or higher GPA and a reference letter from your pastor. The application deadline is April 1st at Noon.
100 Black Men of Greater Huntsville, Inc. Scholarship
Mrs. J says to APPLY for this local scholarship! The scholarship amount is $1,500. You need an ACT score of 18 or higher. The deadline to apply is March 16th. You do NOT have to attend AAMU to apply. CLICK HERE for more information.
Mrs. J says to APPLY for this local scholarship for Business Majors! The scholarship amount is $1,000. You need a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The deadline to apply is March 5th. See attachment below for more information. CLICK HERE for more information.
This local music scholarship is for music majors or music education majors. The scholarship amount is $1,000, and the deadline is April 1st. CLICK HERE for more information.
This local scholarship opportunity is for females only and requires a 3.0 GPA or higher, community service, and leadership in extracurricular activities. Click the links below for the criteria page and application associated with the scholarship.
If your parent is a veteran, and you get the Forever GI Bill, AL Dependent GI Bill, Chapter 35, or your parent has a 100% rating from the VA, please contact Mrs. Jagielski about scholarship opportunities.
CCC: Check out the Workforce Scholarship for dual enrollment into tech programs for rising juniors and seniors at Calhoun Community College.
UNA: This scholarship to UNA is worth $10,000 per year for four years ($40,000 total). Requirements include a 3.0 GPA or higher, 19 ACT or higher, and leadership/involvement.
Alabama Colleges & Universities Admission & Financial Aid Information
College/University Presentations for Seniors
Auburn University Montgomery
Jacksonville State University
***INFORMATION FOR UNDERCLASSMEN***
College & Career Remind Groups
Please use the Remind codes below to get information about colleges, scholarships, and events based on your class year. Just text the code to the number 81010.
Class of 2022 Females
Class of 2022 Males
Class of 2023 Females
Class of 2023 Males
Class of 2024
College Information for Juniors
Please see attached document with college information from Mrs. Jagielski (Mrs. J), senior counselor.