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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.

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

This creative and fun scholarship program is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner with an imaginative and well-written response to the scholarship question about the Zombie Apocalypse will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2020

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
2020

Centenary University Out of State Grant

This grant is open to U.S. students who are incoming first-time freshmen or transfer students at Centenary University in New Jersey and are not New Jersey residents. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $7000 Awards:  120
Deadline:  November 1
2020

Education Matters $5K Scholarship

The Education Matters Scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Each applicant must complete a scholarship match quiz/questionnaire and search for scholarships at UNIGO. The scholarship committee will select the winner based on the creativity and originality of the submitted written response to the scholarship question each year.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2020

Alabama Concrete Industries Association Scholarship

This scholarship is available for senior undergraduate students who are residents of Alabama and enrolled at a college or university in Alabama. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and must be majoring in Architecture, Building Science, or Civil Engineering.

Total: $8000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 1
2020

Top Ten List Scholarship

The Top Ten List Scholarship is open to US students who are 13 years of age and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2020

Unigo $10K Scholarship

This $10,000 Unigo Scholarship is open to any applicant who is 14 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. The applicant must register for a free online account with Unigo.com and submit a short response to this year's topic as posted on the website.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2020

I Have a Dream Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 14 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2021

Alabama GI Dependents' Educational Benefit Program

This scholarship is available to Alabama resident undergraduate and graduate students who are dependents of a veteran who was disabled or killed as the result of a service-connected disability or death while on active military service in the line of duty (this also includes veterans who were declared MIA or are former POWs). The student must attend an Alabama state supported postsecondary institution.

Total: $3000 Awards:  375
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Alabama National Guard Educational Assistance Program

This award is available to members of the Alabama National Guard who plan to attend a public postsecondary institution in Alabama. Students must be at least 17 years of age.

Total: $1000 Awards:  540
Deadline: 

Alabama Police Officers' and Firefighters' Survivors Educational Assistance Program

This award is available to Alabama resident students who are dependents or spouses of police officers or firefighters killed in the line of duty in Alabama. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a public postsecondary educational institution in Alabama.

Total: $7000 Awards:  23
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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