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The skies are blue, and the scholarships are ... green! Did you know that just by living or going to school in Alabama, you could be eligible for college scholarships? Plus, beyond the U. S. Space and Rocket Center, Cathedral Caverns State Park, and the Rosa Parks Library & Museum, Alabama is also home to several great colleges and universities, such as University of Alabama (UA), Auburn University, and Troy University. If you’re a student who can call Alabama your "sweet home," you could add some dollars to your college savings. Check out this directory of scholarships for Alabama students, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

APA Latinos and Planning Division Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Latino students who intend to work as a practicing professional planner in the non-profit, public or private sector. Students must be enrolled in the third or fourth year of a PAB-accredited undergraduate planning program or the first or second year of a PAB-accredited graduate planning program.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 02

National Peace Essay Contest

Students attending high school in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories OR U.S. citizens attending high school overseas are eligible for this award. Students must be in grades nine through twelve at time of application.

Total: $10000 Awards:  53
Deadline:  March 15

Oracle Corporate Scholars Program

This scholarship is open to African-American undergraduate students from northern California and Chicago. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $10000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 15

Athens State University Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

This undergraduate award is for U.S. students who reside in Alabama and are current members of Phi Theta Kappa. The student must a have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, as well as a minimum of 36 transfer credit hours, and plan to enroll in Athens State University in Alabama immediately after completing coursework at the two-year college level.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 31

SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program

This award is available for U.S. minority students who are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program and planning to pursue a career as a professor.

Total: $20000 Awards:  80
Deadline:  March 31

Gulf Coast Hurricane Scholarship

Residents of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, or Texas who are attending a postsecondary institution in one of the eligible states are eligible for this award. Students must have a demonstrated or expressed interest in the plastics industry.

Total: $6000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 01

Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to high school juniors and seniors and home-schooled students who are 16 to 18 years of age. To enter, students must write a two- to three-page essay on one of the topics listed on the Penguin Group (USA) Inc. website regarding the current contest's book.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15

New College National Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who are National Merit or Achievement Finalists, or National Hispanic Scholars recipients and plan to attend New College of Florida.

Total: $4000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  April 15

Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship

This fellowship program is open to Rhode Island residents who need financial assistance to acquire education toward a master's or doctorate in order to pursue a teaching career in the arts. Applicants may not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate or seeking a graduate degree from RISD.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 26

Rover College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Students must submit an essay on the current year's topic.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 01

University of Arizona Excellence Tuition Award

This scholarship is open to U.S. entering freshmen at the University of Arizona who are not residents of Arizona. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and an ACT score of 24 or higher or an SAT score of 1110 or higher.

Total: $35000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  May 01

Northrop Grumman Foundation Scholarship for Freshmen

This scholarship is open to female U.S. incoming and current freshmen who are majoring in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering, and systems engineering. Students must attend eligible schools as listed on the SWE website.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 01