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Please select the foundation closest to you to see scholarships offered in your area.
Central Alabama serves Butler, Cullman, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, and Pike Counties; and includes statewide scholarships; Autauga Area serves Autauga County; Elmore County serves Elmore County; Southeast Alabama serves Coffee, Dale, Geneva, and Houston Counties.

Select the Apply button below, which will take you to the Foundation's online scholarship application portal. You will be asked to register and then may take an eligibility quiz to link you to the correct application processes based on your school location and/or other factors.

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Central Alabama

Autauga Area

Elmore County

Southeast Alabama

Overview of Scholarships

Through its scholarship funds, the Southeast Alabama Community Foundation assists area students in attaining their academic goals by offsetting their postsecondary education expenses. Applications are available beginning December 1 with a deadline of March 1, with the exception of The Wayne Hawkins Memorial Scholarship which has a deadline of March 15.

Qualifying criteria varies broadly by program with the bulk of scholarship funds targeting graduating seniors. In an effort to make the process as efficient as possible, one application form can be completed to apply for multiple programs.

If you’re reviewing a scholarship, please click the Apply button above to complete the process.

Claim Your Scholarship Award

Please have the registrar’s office of the college or university contact us, providing written proof of your full-time enrollment (e.g., an enrollment verification letter.) at the beginning of each new semester. Proof of enrollment can be sent:

  • By mail to: Clare Johnson, 114 Church Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
  • By email to: clare.johnson@cacfinfo.org
  • By fax to: (334) 263-6225

Once we receive official confirmation of enrollment status, we will issue a check to the institution to be applied toward your expenses. Allow two weeks for the check to be delivered to your institution. Please keep in mind that the foundation is unable to issue any scholarship awards without written proof of enrollment.

High School Students

There are no scholarships currently available for this category. Please check back later.

Graduating Seniors

(Open to graduating seniors from any public or private high school in Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon or Montgomery counties) 

The 2499 Line of Duty Scholarship was established in memory of Montgomery Police Officer David Colley who died in the line of duty in April 2015. This scholarship benefits a graduating senior of any public or private high school located in Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon, or Montgomery Counties. An eligible applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university. An applicant should plan to pursue a career as a first responder or a member of the military or be a child of any first responder or member of the military.

Application Requirements: High School Transcript, Essay, and References
Deadline: March 1

(Open to graduating seniors from Dothan High School or Houston Academy)

This scholarship was established in loving memory of Adam Gay, an outstanding athlete and senior at Northview High School who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in August 1999. Any graduating senior/athlete from Dothan High School or Houston Academy is eligible to apply. Awards are based on the student’s academic record, athletic accomplishments and character. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, have participated in a sport at their high school and demonstrated good character through leadership roles and service to school and community.

Application Requirements: High School Transcript, Essay and References
Deadline: March 1

Jamey McAllister Scholarship

(Open to graduating seniors from Slocomb High School)

The scholarship was created in memory of Jamey McAllister, a Fadette, Alabama native, who passed away on December 16, 2017. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduate from Slocomb High School in Geneva County, Alabama who plans to attend a two- or four-year college or university or technical school). Eligible applicants will have participated in a minimum of two AHSAAsponsored sports at Slocomb High School, while maintaining a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Application requirements: High School Transcript, Essay, References

Deadline: March 1

 

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(Open to graduating seniors from any Montgomery County high school)

This scholarship benefits individuals who have the desire to become teachers and relate well with young people. Applicants may be entering or continuing college, individuals who are in education and want to upgrade their skills, or working individuals who wish to return to college to become teachers. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Application Requirements: Transcript, References, and Essay
Deadline: March 1

Established in 2020 by the family and friends of Jerry “JB” Bartley this award was created to benefit and assist high school graduates who emulate the profound love, passion and commitment to the game of basketball that Jerry Bartley had throughout his life.

Donate

(Open to graduating seniors from Wicksburg High School or from any school located in Houston County)

Established in memory of Kyle Leonard, the fund will award a $1,500 scholarship to one graduate of Wicksburg High School in Newton, Alabama, and one graduate of any school located within Houston County. Award will be based on academic achievement and school and community involvement.

Application Requirements: High School Transcript, Essay and References
Deadline: March 1

The scholarship was established in July 2020 by the Tullis Family in memory of Logan, who was a student at Coppinville Junior High School, Enterprise, Alabama., Logan was an ideal student, a faithful best friend to those in his life and dedicated to his family; he spread kindness at every opportunity. A $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior of any school located in Coffee County, Alabama. Eligible applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Application Requirements: High School Transcript, Essay and References

Deadline: March 1

Donate

(Open to graduating seniors from any school located in Dothan, AL)

Established in 2005 to honor Ronnie Mendheim’s legacy of helping youth, this scholarship benefits graduating seniors of any high school located in Dothan, Alabama. Selection criteria include academic achievement and school/community activities that demonstrate leadership abilities. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and minimum ACT score of 21.

Application Requirements: High School Transcript, Essay and References
Deadline: March 1

(Open to current or former residents of Alabama Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Youth Ranches or others similarly situated)

This scholarship benefits current or former residents of Alabama Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Youth Ranches or others similarly situated. Applicant must be under the age of 25 and plan to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or trade school.

Application Requirements: High School Transcript, Essay and References

Deadline: March 1

(Open to graduating seniors from any public or private high school in the State of Alabama who are planning to attend the University of Alabama to study in the College of Communication and Information Sciences)

Established in memory of Todd Webb, one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduate of any high school within the state of Alabama. Eligible applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and plan to attend The University of Alabama, studying in the College of Communication and Information Sciences. A focus on Sports Communication is preferred, but not required.

Application Requirements: High School Transcript, and References
Deadline: March 1

Donate

(Open to children of Alfa’s customer service representatives, district supervisors/managers, and insurance agents)

This scholarship benefits students who are children of Alfa customer service representatives, district supervisors/managers or insurance agents. Criteria for awarding scholarships are academic accomplishment and financial need. All applicants must be able to be claimed on their parents’ tax return to be eligible. High school seniors and those currently enrolled in college are eligible. The scholarship is awarded for one year’s time, so past recipients and those who were previously turned down should reapply each year. The review committee will review all applications and determine the number and amount of awards annually.

Application Requirements: High School Transcript
Deadline: March 15

College Students

(Open to graduating seniors from any Montgomery County high school)

This scholarship benefits individuals who have the desire to become teachers and relate well with young people. Applicants may be entering or continuing college, individuals who are in education and want to upgrade their skills, or working individuals who wish to return to college to become teachers. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Application Requirements: Transcript, References, and Essay
Deadline: March 1

(Open to current or former residents of Alabama Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Youth Ranches or others similarly situated)

This scholarship benefits current or former residents of Alabama Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Youth Ranches or others similarly situated. Applicant must be under the age of 25 and plan to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or trade school.

Application Requirements: High School Transcript, Essay and References

Deadline: March 1

(Open to children of Alfa’s customer service representatives, district supervisors/managers, and insurance agents)

This scholarship benefits students who are children of Alfa customer service representatives, district supervisors/managers or insurance agents. Criteria for awarding scholarships are academic accomplishment and financial need. All applicants must be able to be claimed on their parents’ tax return to be eligible. High school seniors and those currently enrolled in college are eligible. The scholarship is awarded for one year’s time, so past recipients and those who were previously turned down should reapply each year. The review committee will review all applications and determine the number and amount of awards annually.

Application Requirements: High School Transcript
Deadline: March 15

Scholarship Renewals

The scholarships below may be annually renewed for up to three years:

There are no scholarships currently available for this category. Please check back later.