Jacksonville State University
Office of Admissions
Jacksonville State University will host our Annual Emerging Leaders Day on April 14th, 2021. This event will give students the opportunity to hear from dynamic leaders on campus, participate in leadership activities and speak with JSU student leaders about college life. Students will have the chance to earn prizes at the event, and one attending student will win JSUs Emerging Leaders' Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year.
This year, students can apply to attend Emerging Leaders Day and JSU will select the students from the application process . Our primary goal is to engage students who are interested in attending JSU after high school and interested in becoming a leader on campus (Emerging JSU Leaders!)
Applications are due by April 1 st . Upon completion, we will select and correspond directly with the students. Here is the link to apply for Emerging Leaders Day. Please forward to students you feel should apply to attend.
Recognizing that this is a scheduled school day, our program will focus on the personal and academic enrichment of all students who attend. We ask that attendance keep to only the students as we do not have activities planned for parents and counselors. Documentation of attendance will be provided to each student. Please keep in mind that the students selected must participate all day and be present in the closing session in order to qualify for the scholarship drawing.
Any questions about Emerging Leaders Day can be directed to Tracy Phillips at 256-782-5260.If this email did not reach the counselor for juniors, please forward to the appropriate person.
We look forward to providing this unique educational opportunity for your student leaders.
We are thrilled to invite your students to learn more about our campus, student life, and how they can find their new home here at JSU. Attending Preview Day will help your students learn more how about they can make the most of their college experience.
At this COVID-19 cautious, in-person event, you will have the chance to win an Amazon gift card & attend a JSU baseball game for FREE! We will be prepared for students and guests to safely tour campus, get familiar with involvement opportunities on campus, listen to information about financial aid, scholarships, admission, attend various open houses across campus, and more! Students are allowed to bring up to two guests while still being able to safely social distance from other guests while still having an impactful experience.
UAB Summer Program use this link to access more infromation and the application.
UAB Alabama Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ALSAMP) 2021Summer Bridge Overview and Guidelines
June 4 - August 13, 2021 (10 weeks)
The ALSAMP Summer Bridge Program is a 10-week academic opportunity funded by the National Science Foundation for underrepresented minority students accepted to UAB that plan to major in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) the fall of 2021 at UAB.
Program Objectives are:
- To facilitate the transition of students from high school to UAB in preparation for a successful first
- To engage students early in UAB academics and instructional expectations
- To familiarize students with campus
- To increase the retention rate of students as they progress in STEM
- To acquaint students with the rigorous schedule of a UAB
- To establish a faculty and staff support
- To connect students with a solid peer group (STEM). Eligible Students must:
- Be an underrepresented minority 2021high school
- Be accepted to UAB for the 2021Fall Semester.
- Declare a university major in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).
- Have a cumulative H.S. grade point average of 0 or greater.
- Have an ACT score of 20 or
- Submit a completed ALSAMP Summer Bridge Application on or before
Friday, April 16, 2021 to:
Ms. Cheryl Logan
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Mathematics, UH 4057
1402 10 h Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294-1241
- Enroll in UAB classes: Mathematics 105 and English 101 during the summer 10-week term based on required placement tests. If selected, you will automatically be enrolled in these summer
- Participate in all ALSAMP program activities, including orientation, classes, seminars, networking events, closing ALSAMP conference and other meetings called by the
New year, new look!
The new year is finally here! We hope you and your family had a restful and safe winter break. As we get back into the swing of spring semester, we want to share some exciting and important things that are happening in the JSU:
- Have a student still applying to colleges? Good news! We are continuing to award new student merit-based scholarships
- The deadline for students to complete competitive scholarship applications is February 1 st - Less than a month away!
- Gamecock Orientation registration opens up on February 1 st
- We will be offering three Accepted Student Days and Spring Preview Days . We plan to have these safely in-person in March and April, but we will let you know if that changes!
- We will later this semester begin collecting your schools awards program information to make plans to present JSU awards to students who plan to enroll at JSU
Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham Scholarship Program application is open and ready to go!
Applicants can go to: https://aim.applyISTS.net/CFGBHAM and should use the program key: CFGBHAM
The application is open now with a submission deadline of February 11, 2021.
As a reminder, applicants should direct all questions to: ContactUs@applyISTS.com (subject: CFGBHAM).
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated
Alpha Phi Chapter, Birmingham, Alabama
Post Office Box 1741
Birmingham, Alabama 35201
The Alpha Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama proudly announces its annual scholarship competition. Several scholarships will be awarded to area high school seniors. The scholarships are awarded based on students’ essays and interviews. The students earning the highest scores will be the recipients of the scholarships. Presentation of these awards will be made at the students’ Honors and Awards Day Programs or at a separate program sponsored by the chapter.
Scholarship contestants must meet the following criteria:
- Must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 ( copy of transcript to verify)
- Must include copy of ACT/SAT Scores
- Must have a counselor’s or principal’s recommendation (signature to be secured on the application)
- Must provide proof of acceptance to college in order for scholarships to be awarded.
The deadline for returning the application is 6:00 pm on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Applications may be returned to the above listed address for Alpha Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, faxed to (205) 231-0217, or emailed to email@example.com.
For additional information, please contact Brother Darrell Hudson, Scholarship Chairman @ 205.914.1517 or Co-Chairman Brother Frederic Bolling, Esq. @ 205.541.2470.
Thank you for your efforts in assisting Alpha Phi Chapter with this worthwhile cause.
Darrell Hudson, Sr.
Brother Darrell Hudson, Sr.
Christopher Johnson, Basileus
Alpha Phi Chapter
Current high school and college students interested in pursuing careers in Alabama’s multi-billion dollar automotive industry have two weeks to apply for a scholarship to use at one of Alabama’s community colleges.
The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association and Alabama Community College System have partnered to provide a total $189,000 in scholarships, as well as mentors, to 52 students who want to pursue a technical education certificate or associate degree in the automotive manufacturing industry. The deadline to apply is Nov. 30.
Students awarded after the November deadline will begin classes in the spring, summer or fall semesters of 2021.
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN ATTENDING UAB ?
Admissions Presentation Video- https://uab.box.com/s/ul3f6e649p8jxcn2j7nllk8j8h7qmi3e
UAB Admissions Counselor Intro- https://uab.box.com/s/9zlnmj0rdy6dp8r0zw2x4qw1k2bg44pg
If you have questions or need more information you can contact Andrew Colson by email at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or via call/text (205-517-2022). You can also schedule individual phone/Zoom meetings with Mr. Colson by going to his Calendly link at [calendly.com/awcuab]calendly.com/awcuab this year.
Greetings from the University of South Alabama!We would like to share with you a great opportunity with your juniors and seniors to learn more about various degree programs. South will be hosting virtual events during the months of October and November which will feature professionals in their fields.The program career series provides an opportunity for your students to see what a degree in a particular program could lead to as a career. Current students and faculty will also be available to share ideas and answer questions.All upcoming events and registration links are listed below. Please feel free to share this with your students as we realize many of them are in the process of exploring universities and majors. The number of spots are limited in Zoom, so please ask them to register ASAP.Please see: https://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/programcareerseries.html
- Social Work - Oct. 20 at 6:00 p.m. - Click here to register for the Social Work meeting.
- Political Science and Criminal Justice - Oct. 26 at 6:00 p.m. - Click here to register for the Political Science and Criminal Justice meeting.
- Health, Kinesiology, and Sport - Oct. 26 at 6:00 p.m. - Click here to register for the Health, Kinesiology, and Sport meeting.
- Psychology - Oct. 29 at 6:00 p.m. - Click here to register for the Psychology meeting.
- Hospitality and Tourism Management - Oct. 27 at 6:00 p.m. - Click here to register for the Hospitality and Tourism Management meeting.
- Modern Languages - Nov. 2 at 6:00 p.m. - Click here to register for the Modern Languages meeting.
- English - Nov. 6 at 6:00 p.m. - Click here to register for the English meeting.
- Communication - Nov. 12 at 6:00 p.m. - Click here to register for the Communication meeting.
The University of Alabama
Due to limitations on ACT and SAT testing opportunities throughout the U.S., The University of Alabama will not require test scores from students applying for Spring, Summer or Fall 2021 admission.
Students applying without ACT or SAT scores will be evaluated by their overall GPA, core academic GPA and the strength of the curriculum. Further details can be found at gobama.ua.edu/apply.
UA encourages students to submit available ACT and/or SAT scores to provide additional support to their application. Submission of scores will not be an advantage or disadvantage to an applicant.
Students admitted without test scores are strongly encouraged to submit a scholarship application by January 15, 2021, to be considered for competitive and merit awards. More information can be found at scholarships.ua.edu/freshman.
For additional information, please contact your regional recruiter.
Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Scholarships
The University of Alabama
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is HERE! The new FAFSA cycle officially opens Thursday, October 1st. You can complete this application to determine your eligibility for grants, scholarships, work-study jobs, and loans from the largest source of financial aid.
Not sure where to start? create an FSA ID is the first step! The FSA ID acts as the username and password for logging into the FAFSA. Pro tip: Use a personal email account not subject to change like their school or work email!
Completing this application is a key step in the college application process. In today's FAFSA 101 webinar, we discussed how important it is for students to complete the FAFSA early. Check out our blog post to learn more!