Guidance
Contact:
Kenny Lopez 256-784-5248 Email

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Counselor's Corner:

Remind for Seniors (Class of 2017): Text @ke6f8f to #81010 for reminders on scholarships, updates, and other information.

Are you considering a career in manufacturing? If so, check out Calhoun Community College’s Alabama F.A.M.E. program. The Alabama F.A.M.E. Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT) includes a two-year technical Associate degree that combines cutting-edge curriculum that supports advanced manufacturing technology, paid working experience, along with learning highly sought after business principles and best practices of a world class manufacturer.

This scholarship webiste is for Alabama students and should be helpful for all grades as they prepare for college. www.achievealabama.org/ 

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College Scholarship Deadlines
School/University Application Deadline Scholarship Deadline
Calhoun Community College March 1st March 1st
Wallace State Community College Feb. 15th Feb. 15th
Snead State Community College Mar. 16th March 16th
Troy University March 1st March 1st
Jacksonville State University March 1st March 1st
Univeristy of North Alabama Feb. 1st Feb. 1st
University of Alabama Birmingham Dec. 1st Dec. 1st
University of Alabama Dec. 15th Dec. 15th
University of Alabama Huntsville Dec. 1st Dec. 1st
Auburn University Jan. 15th Feb. 10th
Alabama A&M University March 31st March 31st
University of Montevallo Dec. 1st Dec. 1st 

 

 

Deadlines for Scholarships--if no link is available, please pick up a paper application in Guidance Office

 

02/15/17     Wallace State Community College Scholarship Deadline

02/15/17     Wallace State Talent Search Scholarship--see Mr. Lopez

03/01/17     Valley Rubber Scholarship

03/01/17     Calhoun Community College Scholarship Deadline

03/01/17     Alabama College Counts Scholarship www.treasury.alabama.gov/collegecounts-scholarship  

03/01/17     John Stallworth Foundation Scholarship-must attend a 4-year school in Alabama

03/01/17     100 Black Men of Greater Huntsville Scholarship 

03/03/17     Alabama Golf Women's Scholarship--awarded to a young lady interested in golf http://www.alabamagolf.org/aga-womens-scholarship-information 

03/15/17     Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship for students interested in a construction-related curriculum

03/31/17     Community Urgent Care Scholarship

03/31/17     Family Security Credit Union Scholarships www.myfscu.com

03/31/17     Alabama Agribusiness Council Foundation Scholarship--for students interested in a career in agriculture or agribusiness

04/06/17     Alabama Center for Architecture Scholarship for students interested in Architecture

 

 

Seniors interested in cosmetology opportunities and scholarships to Paul Mitchell the School of Huntsville should see Mr. Lopez in guidance.  

 

To find other merit-based scholarships, visit www.meritaid.com

Scholarship Engines: www.fastweb.com, www.scholarships.com, www.scholarshipexperts.com, www.schoolsoup.com, etc.

High Five Scholarships http://www.highfivescholarships.com/

FIRST Scholarships http://www.usfirst.org/scholarshipsearch.aspx

SunTrust Scholarship www.offtocollege.info   

Affordable Colleges Online website for Alabama: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/alabama/

Upcoming events for students/parents:

An information session about the Alabama FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program will be held on Thursday, Feb. 9th at Calhoun Community College from 6-7pm.  

Auburn University's College of Engineering will host its E-Day for prospective students on Feb. 24 from 8am-1pm.  Register at www.eng.auburn.edu/eday 

Males that are age 18 should make sure that they register for the Selective Service at www.sss.gov.

As you are probably aware, the commercial and industrial construction industry is on track to be facing a labor shortage.  Students looking for a career in skilled trades should check out http://www.gobuildalabama.com/ for more information about these jobs and the training for each one.