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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.

'Signal Grace' Scholarship Essay Contest

This essay contest is open to U.S. high school and college students who submit an essay on the book "Signal Grace" by T.M. Yates. Students must attend a U.S. institution, except for students residing in or attending school in Rhode Island.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 04

HBCU Connect Minority Student Scholarship

This award is for minority students attending a historically black college or university. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior, transfer student, or a student currently enrolled full-time.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  August 31

U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship Program

This award is available to U.S. high school juniors and seniors serving as elected student body participants in a selected student government, civic, or educational organization. Selection will be based on outstanding ability and demonstrated qualities of leadership.

Total: $5000 Awards:  104
Deadline:  September 06

CJ Pony Parts Video Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students and currently enrolled high school seniors who are planning to attend a college or university in the following academic semester. To apply, applicants must submit a short video responding to one of the listed topic prompts.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 15

Horatio Alger Alabama Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Alabama.

Total: $2000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  October 25

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program

U.S. high school students in grades nine through twelve who are 19 years of age or younger are eligible for this scholarship. To apply, the applicant must write an essay on the theme listed on the Veterans of Foreign Wars website and record the reading of that essay; submit both essay and CD/flash drive to be considered for this scholarship.

Total: $30000 Awards:  500
Deadline:  October 31

Patriot's Pen Essay Writing Contest

U.S. students enrolled in grades six through eight are eligible for this award. Students must submit a typewritten essay between 300 and 400 words in length on the current year's topic.

Total: $5000 Awards:  54
Deadline:  October 31

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  October 31

LTU Bulldog Out-of-State Fee Waiver for Incoming Transfer Students

This award is for U.S. and International students who are planning to attend Louisiana Tech University as an out-of-state transfer student. Students must have complete at least 12 semester hours of college credit and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $7366 Awards:  45
Deadline:  November 01

Mary Alice Beatty Scholarship

This scholarship is open to women ages 15 to 25 who are actively seeking careers in aviation and aerospace technology. Applicants must be residents of Alabama, attending school in Alabama, or working in a professional internship/apprenticeship within Alabama; if enrolled in school, applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12