Stanley Turner Scholarship

  • Male Birmingham City School Seniors
  • Essay required: “Why do you want to go to college?” In 350 words
  • Two scholarship winners, awarded $500 for an accredited 2 year or 4-year college/university
  • Application deadline: April 30, 2021 by 5pm
  • Direct Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/StanleyTurner
  • Students can text: Stanley to the phone number: 44222 for quick application access on their phones

Courtlin Arrington Scholarship

  • Female Birmingham City School Seniors planning to go into the health field (any area)
  • Essay required: “How will you choosing the health field contribute to your career plans?” In 250-500 words
  • Award of $1,000 to a 2 year or 4-year college/university
  • Application deadline: April 16, 2021 by 5pm
  • Direct Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Courtlin
  • Students can text: Courtlin to the phone number: 44222 for quick application access on their phones

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

  • Did you know that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) offers an Undergraduate Scholarship Program?
  • Starting salary: $31,771 – $42,230 ($15.27 – $20.30 per hour)
  • The scholarship application will open March 1 – June 18, 2021 for internship opportunities in Summer 2022.
  • Tuition assistance up to $18k /calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees and books; STEM field positions receive tuition up to $25k/calendar year.
  • Financial need as demonstrated by the gross annual household income ceiling up to $120,000
    1000 SAT; or 21 ACT score for high school students
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Direct Link: https://www.cia.gov/careers/jobs/undergraduate-scholarship-program/

Essay & Art Contenst

  • The Realizing the Dream Committee is sponsoring an essay and arts contest for grades 6–12 around its 2021 theme: Realizing the Dream Through Justice for All. Students can enter the competition by composing a 500-word essay or creating a work of art, both of which should reflect on the 2021 theme. Students will compete at either the middle or high school level. 
  • Authors and artists of winning works will be awarded a Chromebook and their respective schools will receive up to $1,000 in the form of reimbursement for educational resources and/or programming to support this important work in their schools.
  • Direct Link: http://realizingthedream.ua.edu

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