Financial Aid & Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships will be posted below as they become available. They will be posted by deadline and Newly posted scholarships will be highlighted in Black.

Remember you must use your Jefcoed.com Email to access some of the Scholarships!

There are several websites to Search for Scholarships also:

www.achievealabama.org

www.cappex.com - select my name when setting up your account

www.scholarships.com

www.Collegenet.com

www.collegescholarships.com

www.fastweb.com

FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid opens for the 2019-2020 School Year on OCTOBER 1, 2018. We encourage EVERY senior to apply. Most, if not all, college and university scholarships as well as a majority of outside entities require you to have completed you FAFSA application to qualify to receive their scholarships. It is VITAL that you apply!

Get your FSA ID early...Students & Parents each need one. This will expedite your application process.

Apply at www.fafsa.ed.gov ...DO NOT pay for the FAFSA...IT IS FREE!!!!!

Class Day Scholarship Recognition

Make sure you complete this form in order to let me know about all scholarships that you receive. We will announce them on class day as well as report our total to the county and in the newspaper. You will need to attach a photo of the scholarship offer/letter in the form.

McAdory Senior Brag Board

There is a bulletin board in the Main Hallway that is the Senior Brag Board. This year we will be highlighting "Seeing is Believing, Believing is Seeing" Here we will post all acceptances to post-graduation institutions, College or Military, for our seniors. To be added to the board, complete the Form below and you will be added to the McAdory Senior Brag Board.

Scholarships from the McAdory Counseling Office

Most of our scholarships have direct links posted to the websites for application. Some, however, still you paper applications. You will find a printable form on this page or can come by the counseling office for a copy.

Wendy's Heisman Scholarship (October 16, 2019)

Amount: $500 - $5,000

GPA: 3.0

Alabama State University Counselor's Scholarship (October 16, 2019)

Amount: To Be Determined

Admitted to ASU

GPA: 3.0

ACT: 20 or Higher

Amount: $30,000

Deadline October 31

Samford University Scholarships (December 1, 2018)

Academic Scholarships (Dec. 1 Deadline); Leadership Scholarships (Dec. 1 Deadline); University Fellows Scholarships (Dec. 1 Deadline)

Legacy Scholarships; Minister Dependent Scholarships; Presidential Scholarships

The President's Outdoor Scholars Program

Through The University of Montevallo

Amount: Partial Tuition Scholarships available

Burger King (December 15, 2018)

Amount: Up to $50,000

GPA: 2.5

Apply Here

Bryant-Jordan Scholarship Nomination (December 20, 2018)

There are 2 awards with different criteria. Click on the title that you would like to apply for nomination consideration.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: December 20, 2018

Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete Award <-----(Click title in interested)

Each school will nominate 1 student for the Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete Award. Each nominee must be a high school senior and be a superior student and athlete. Some of the considered factors are:1. Grade Point Average2. Class Standing/Rank3. ACT/SAT Scores4. Sports:Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Wrestling, Track and Field, Tennis, Golf, Swimming, Cheerleading, Soccer, Cross Country, Bowling5. Athletic Honors:All-American, All-State, All-Conference, All-County, All-City, Team Captain, MVP6. Student Leadership:SGA Officer, Class Officer, Club Officer7. Civic/Church Leadership:Sunday School Teacher, Youth Organization Leader, FCA, YMCA or Community rec programs, Campus Crusade of Christ

Bryant-Jordan Achievement Award <-----(Click title in interested)

Each school will nominate 1 student for the Bryant-Jordan Achievement Award. Each nominee must be a high school senior who is believed to be deserving of recognition for the achievement attained by the student. The student must have participated in an AHSAA recognized sport at the High School and attained a measure of academic success and/or have overcome some unusual Hardship. Some of the considered factors are:1. Academic Performance Relative to Measured Ability2. Sports:Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Wrestling, Track and Field, Tennis, Golf, Swimming, Cheerleading, Soccer, Cross Country, Bowling3. Athletic Honors:All-American, All-State, All-Conference, All-County, All-City, Team Captain, MVP4. Student Leadership:SGA Officer, Class Officer, Club Officer5. Civic/Church Leadership:Sunday School Teacher, Youth Organization Leader, FCA, YMCA or Community rec programs, Campus Crusade of Christ6. Achievement Award winners may be considered from any of the following examples:-Achievement beyond normal expectations based on test data and faculty evaluations-Overcoming physical hardships or handicaps that affect academic or athlete performance-Overcoming social or family problems

John F. Kennedy Essay Contest (January 18, 2019)

Amount: Up to $10,000

GPA: 3.0

WBRC Fox6 News Rising Star Scholarship

(Awarded weekly through February 1, 2019)

Amount: $5,000

GPA: 3.0

Serve the community, Participate in Extracurricular activities

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship (Every 2 weeks from 10/29-5/13)

Amount: $500

Tommy Smith Scholarship (May 31, 2019)

Amount: $1,000

500-word essay