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SCHOLARSHIPS


The funds and resources raised through our fundraising efforts enhance educational programs and student experiences throughout the county.

One such way, is through scholarships we offer. We invite your students to apply for funds this year through the Jimmy White Memorial Scholarship presented by AEF. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for post-secondary education to a deserving high school senior Autauga County. Although not a requirement for nomination or selection, Mrs. Joy White and AEF encourage the recipient to consider a career in journalism or history, which were the life-long passions of Mr. Jimmy White, the newspaper reporter and historian for whom this award is named and dedicated.

CRITERIA


PURPOSE:

To provide financial assistance for post-secondary education to a deserving high school senior in Autauga County.

ELIGIBILITY:

Recipient must be a senior in good standing at one of the four Autauga County high schools, have a 3.85 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, and must exemplify qualities of leadership through participation in and positions held in academic, social, cultural, and spiritual organizations.

CRITERIA:
1. Must be recommended by school’s Principal and at least two core teachers.
2. Although not a requirement for nomination or selection, Mrs. Joy White and AEF encourage the recipient to consider a career in journalism or history, which were the life-long passions of Mr. Jimmy White, the newspaper reporter and historian for whom this award is named and dedicated.

FINANCIAL DATA:

The scholarship amount is $1,500.00 and can be applied toward tuition and textbooks only. Payments will be made directly to the school in full.

NUMBER AWARDED:

One

DEADLINE:

March 1, 2017, 5:00 PM

SUBMISSION INFORMATION:

Application must be turned into AEF at:

131 N. Court Street,
Prattville, AL

(located in the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce)

* The grantee of the scholarship will be notified by: April 2, 2018

Download Application Here