FAFSA - Financial Aid
J.L. Bedsole Foundation Scholarship 
Requirements: Senior residing in Mobile, Baldwin, Clarke, Monroe, or Washington Co. Planning to attend an Alabama 4-year college or university as a full-time student. Have a 2.5 un-weighted GPA and at least at 21 ACT. Have an EFC of no greater than $9,000. Have at least $1,000 Unmet Need for the upcoming school year. Have completed Phase One of the online application by November 30, 2011. 

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

If you've made a difference through volunteering over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C.

Requirements: Based soley on volunteer work! 

Scholarships and Grants 

Wendy's High School Heisman 
Applications due October 2nd!!! 

The John Montgomery Belk Scholarship

Davidson College

I can nominate ONE student for this scholarship. Please see Ms. Franklin if you are interested in being nominated. 

KFC Colonel's Scholarship


GPA of 2.75 or higher-Enroll in a public college or university within their state of legal residence-plan to pursue a bachelor's degree-be a US citizen or permanent resident-demonstrate financial need

Online Applications accepted December 1, 2011-February 8, 2012 

Scholarship America

Scholarship America's mission is to mobilize America, through scholarships and educational support, to make postsecondary success possible for all students.

We do this through core programs and businesses that support students in their education journey. 

Student Scholarships
Online Applications
Common Application 
Your link to over 150 colleges and universities 



University of Alabama 

University of South Alabama 

Auburn University 

Bishop State Community College 

Faulkner State Community College 

UAB University Honors Program 
Deadline to apply--December 15th 
Helpful Websites
ACT Home Page 
Homepage for the ACT 

SAT Home Page 
online home of the SAT: Reasoning and SAT Subject Test 

NCAA Athletic Information 

Virtual Campus Tours 

Common Application Online 

FastWeb (Scholarship Database) 


PSAT/SAT Information and Practice 
If your student is in the 10th or 11th grade, he or she should have received results from the PSAT that was given in October. Please go to this website to make use of those results. 


American Association of School Administrators 

Disability Scholarships 

U.S. Dept. of Education 

Federal Employee Education & Assistance 

U.S. Government Grants 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund 

Susan G. Komen College Scholarship 

 Follow this link for information about Scholarships for Military Children -   


 Follow this link for scholarship info.   Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund



Veterans assist

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search 

American Indian College Fund 

Scholarship Hunter 

Student Scholarship Search 

School Soup Scholarship Search 

United Negro College Fund 

International Scholarship Search 

International Students at U.S. Colleges 

Merit Aid 

College Net 
Scholarship Search 

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund 


20 Scholarships for minority students

Academic Common Market

Study in a specialized field at an out-of-state college, while paying in-state tuition rates. 

Military dependent registry

Military children scholarships

One of the Best sites for results.

Students in Foster Care 

Financial Aid


Official Government Site for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 


Avert the pitfalls!

Undocumented Students

NACAC gives great resources for those students without citizenship. 

Federal Loans 

FAFSA tips 

Clep a Course 

Student Loans 

Government Programs 

SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid 

Student Aid

College Search Information

Academic Common Market 

American Council on Education 

Association of American Medical Colleges 

ACT and CollegeNET 

Association of American Medical Colleges Facts 

AAMC Curriculum Directory 

Alabama Colleges & Universities 

Alabama Course Transfers (STARS)

This site informs students/parents regarding courses taken at any state college or university in Alabama that will transfer between the colleges. 

Common App Member Schools

Big Future by College Board

This site contains a wealth of information for the college, major, and career search!

Brain Track College Guide 

College Match 

College Net 

College QuickStart 

College Bound 

Careers and Colleges 

College Atlas 

College Board 

College Comparison 

College Essays 

College Lists

College Admission 101

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) shares important information.

College Bound Network 

College Admission BOOK

This is a GREAT resource.  All you ever want to know about college admission is in this book and on this website.  A wonderful informative resource for students and parents trying to navigate the college admission and financial aid process!  These authors can save you an enormous amount of time and stress.

College Lists of all kinds

See what a Professional Association (NACAC) of college advisors have created for public use.  A wealth of information, lists of all types.

Colleges requiring SAT subject tests

College Finder 

Collegiate Walking Tour Videos 

College Majors 

The Common Application 

European Council of International Schools 

First Generation College Student

This site is a great resource for any student being first in their family to attend college. 

Historically Black Colleges 

Ivy League Admissions 


Medical and Dental School Help 

National Center for Education Statistics 

National Association of College Admission Counseling Newsletter 

Office of Post Secondary Education 

Peterson's Guide 

Princeton Review 

SAT/ACT Optional for Admission 

Schools in the USA 

United Kingdom International Cultural Relations 

Virtual College Fairs 

Virtual Campus Tours 

Career Search

Johnson O'Connor Aptitude Test

One of the BEST and most accurate instruments to assisting in finding the most appropriate career direction and college major.

Nursing School Info 

STEM Careers

Underrepresented students fly-in

A great resource for minority students.

Mapping Your Future 

See your counselor for I.D. 

Alabama Career Information

Career and Financial Aid information

Keirsey Temperament Sorter 


Science Careers 

Alabama Career Information Network 

Career Forward 

College Athletics

College Sports Scholarships 

NCAA Clearinghouse Basics

National Collegiate Athletic Association 

Head Coach Web Search 

Military Academies


Air Force 


Coast Guard 

ROTC Information


Air Force 



Military Aid

Military Student Aid 

Military Scholarships 

Military College Aid

ROTC Information

Summer Programs

Peterson's Pre-College Summer Programs

Venture Scholar Summer Enrichment Programs 

Career Summer Programs and Camps 

Summer Enrichment Programs 

Summer Opportunities

Summer Opportunities 

Questbridge Summer

This is an opportunity for low-income students.  If accepted to the Questbridge summer program, a student will gain assistance in applying to highly selective colleges such as Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, and Duke.  If the student wins their scholarship and is accepted to one of those colleges, it could mean a fully paid four year scholarship.

National Student Language Immersion 


ACT News You Can Use

Seniors prepare to complete the FAFSA.

Juniors:  plan ahead.

College Board 

Educational Testing Service 

No Test Requirement 

Free Test Prep for PSAT 

Questions about ACT/SAT

SAT subject tests

Test Prep-Princeton Review 

Test Prep - Number2 

SAT waitlist guidelines

Read policies regarding taking the SAT or SAT subject tests if you missed the regular registration deadline.

PSAT testing

Helpful information regarding PSAT


Convert SAT to ACT score

This helpful site allows one to compare admission test scores.

SAT score use at Colleges

Convert SAT to ACT scores

A handy tool to predict one admission test score using the other.

AP Information

College Board 

College AP Policies 

How to Prepare for College

Planning for College

A great resource for students and parents for the college planning process.

National Survey of Student Engagement


Find out what students say about colleges.

Essay Writing

Personal Statement

A former dean of a major university shares his insight on writing your personal statement....your college admission essay.

Transfer Colleges

NACAC resource

A professional organization gives support for students choosing to transfer colleges.