2020 Alabama Scholarships

Alabama is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Alabama universities is a whopping $9,547.00 and the total cost of attendance is $25,542.00. 51% of student graduates in Alabama graduate with an average debt load of $29,469.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Alabama turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These AL scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Alabama, and any Alabama resident regardless of their interests or background. Alabama scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of AL students or AL residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Alabama residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for AL residents?

There are 178 scholarships totaling $512,651.00 available to Alabama residents. You can easily browse through all 178 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Alabama?

Moms in Alabama are eligible for all the same scholarships as AL residents. Therefore, the 178 scholarships worth $512,651.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Alabama?

178 scholarships worth $512,651.00 are available for college students in AL. In addition, we encourage current college students in Alabama to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Alabama for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Alabama:

Amridge University
Alabama State University
Athens State University
Auburn University at Montgomery
Auburn University
Faulkner University
Huntingdon College
Jacksonville State University
Judson College
Miles College
Oakwood University
Samford University
Spring Hill College
Stillman College
Troy University
Tuskegee University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Lynn University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Alabama?

178 scholarships totaling $512,651.00 are available for high school seniors in AL. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of AL to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Alabama residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to AL students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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American Legion-Alabama Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Alabama

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a veteran of World War I, World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict, Beirut/Granada Emergency, or Panama Emergency. Applicant must attend an Alabama state-supported college. Self-addressed, stamped envelope is required to receive application.

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$850.00 April 1 Apply Now

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Alabama Student Grant

Sponsor by Alabama Commission on Higher Education

Applicant must be an Alabama resident who is a half-time or full-time student attending an eligible independent Alabama college or university. Financial need is not considered.

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$1,200.00 September 15 Apply Now

Junior and Community College Athletic Scholarship

Sponsor by Alabama Commission on Higher Education

Applicant must attend a public junior or community college in Alabama on a full-time basis. Selection is based upon demonstrated athletic ability determined through try-outs. Financial need is not considered.

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- September 16 Apply Now

Junior and Community College Performing Arts Scholarship

Sponsor by Alabama Commission on Higher Education

Applicant must attend a public junior or community college in Alabama on a full-time basis. Selection is based upon talent demonstrated through competitive auditions. Financial need is not considered.

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- September 16 Apply Now

Police Officers and Firefighters Survivors' Educational Assistance

Sponsor by Alabama Commission on Higher Education

Applicant must be the dependent or spouse of a police officer or firefighter who was killed or became totally and permanently disabled in the line of duty in Alabama, and be enrolled at a public postsecondary educational institution in Alabama.

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- September 16 Apply Now

In-State Presidential Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an in-state first-time freshman with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 36 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1600).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now