Scholarship Opportunities For 2017 – 2018 School Year

Thanks to generous donors who want to offer a helping hand, the Community Foundation is announcing the 2017-2018 school year scholarship opportunities are now available for applications.

For the 2016 school year, $180,875 was awarded to benefit 64 students.  This makes more than $4.4 million total over the years to help young men and women move ahead in their education.
Don’t forget to review the scholarship criteria, because some scholarships are available only to a particular set of candidates.

Click here to learn more about our process prior to applying.

All Scholarship deadlines are in March and noted below. Here are a few of the options for current high-school seniors:

  • Award for Excellence– open to Ramsay High School students only – 3.0 GPA and 21 ACT plus leadership skills and community service – deadline is March 1, 2017
  • Community Foundation Scholarship– open to students at high schools in the Birmingham School System with a 3.0 GPA and 21 ACT score – deadline is March 1, 2017
  • The Cromwell Trust Scholarship– open to aspiring students and adults for career advancement and/or education, primarily in the performing arts and musical theater; requires artistic submission – all ages can apply – deadline is March 1, 2017
  • McWane Scholarship (open to dependents of McWane Family of Companies) – deadline is March 1, 2017

Ready to apply?