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Seniors Horatio Alger Scholarship: up to $25,000 "If integrity, determination and courage describe you - you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar." req: at least a 2.0 and financial need; full time high school senior, community service, US citizen. deadline October 25
Posted by smcdaniel  On Sep 17, 2016 at 3:34 PM
Seniors: Elks National Foundation's 2017 Scholarship program - Most Valuable Student deadline is November 30. req: any high school senior, US citizen; criteria include scholarship, leadership and financial need awards range from $1,000/year to $12,500/ year. for details fo to Are your parents or grandparents members of the Elks? then you can apply for the Legacy Award. any high school senior with parents or grandparetns who are dues-paying Elks members can apply; applicants are judged on core values of the Elks: knowledge, charity, community service and integrity. Deadline is February 3. for more details go to 
Posted by smcdaniel  On Sep 17, 2016 at 3:33 PM 1 Comment
Seniors: Linley Heflin - 4 year scholarship to Alabama young women who have significant economic need and a 'sound' academic record. Students must attend an accredited Alabama 4 year college; have n ACT of 23 or higher, be a US citizen and an Alabama resident. Award amount $4,000/ year.Deadline is January 9. See dmill
Posted by smcdaniel  On Sep 17, 2016 at 3:33 PM 2 Comments
 Learn about the challenges and triumphs of the Birmingham Jefferson civic community with 44 bright and committed high school juniors and sophomores from across the area. This year long leadership program will provide you with insight and opportunities to make a difference and make connections. req: demonstrated leadeship qualities or potentiail for leaderhsip; ability to question and work with others; commit to 100% attendance; recommendation from school and permission to participate; at least a B average 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Application deadline is October 3. Applications available online or in the IB Office.
Posted by smcdaniel  On Sep 17, 2016 at 3:26 PM 2 Comments
This link lists some of the universities that offer scholarships based on IB Diploma candidacy.
Posted by smcdaniel  On Sep 17, 2016 at 3:16 PM
Are you interested in Davidson College? Come by the IB Office for information on the Belk Scholarship.  Are you considering UNC Charlotte? Check the IB Office for the Levine Scholars program.  Considering Mississippi State? DO you have a 29 or higher on the ACT - you should attend Scholars Recognition Day, Sept. 26. If you did not receive an invitation then you should contact them at  Also at Miss. State - Fall Preview Days Oct 10, Oct 24 or Nov 11 - $10 per person contact to register If you are interested in the University of Virginia - stop by the IB Office to find out about the Jefferson Scholars.  Colgate University is hosting a Diversity Open House deadline is September 19 adn there are travel schoarships available. apply at Wash U? If that's for you come by the IB Office for information on the Danforth Scholars Program Thinking about Berea College? They are looking for students for the Pinnacle Scholar Awards of Excellence - in three areas science, music, or service. Come by the IB office before Sept 20th. 
Posted by smcdaniel  On Sep 17, 2016 at 3:05 PM
Representatives visit the school; there are weekends to visit on campus, and there are occasions when schools host events around town. If you're going to visit a college, be sure to complete and submit a pre-approved absence form at least 1 week in advance. Form are available in the IB office (they're orange).
Posted by smcdaniel  On Sep 17, 2016 at 3:04 PM
Make sure that you give the IB Office (Dr. Miller and Mrs. Goodwin) sufficient time to send letters, records and transcripts on your behalf: 2 weeks is the requested time. Letters of recommendation and other documents are sent out in the order requested. Transcript request forms are on the counter. Stay on top of your deadlines with CommonApp, sendEDU and other reporting services. If you have not submitted an updated resume', brag letter and info sheet - get those in!
Posted by smcdaniel  On Sep 17, 2016 at 3:02 PM
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