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Apply for the following scholarships as well as university scholarships by using the JSU Scholarship Application. The application is found on the JSU Financial Aid web page.



Adams (Bester A.) Memorial Scholarship:
Established by Ms. Bonnie Parker in memory of her uncle, Mr. Bester A. Adams, former teacher and mayor of Oxford, Alabama and graduate of JSU, for a deserving incoming freshman who graduated from Oxford High School in Oxford, Alabama. The student must be enrolled in the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Alabama Federated Women's Clubs International House Scholarship: Established by Alabama Federated Women's Club for the benefit of a deserving female international student who is a member of JSU's International House Program.

Alabama Power Scholarship: Established by the Alabama Power Foundation for deserving students enrolled in the College of Commerce and Business Administration who is a legal resident of the state of Alabama.

Alumni Association Scholarship: Established by the JSU Alumni Association to benefit deserving full-time undergraduate students.

Amerson (Minta) Scholarship: Established in memory of Minta Amerson for students from a Fayette County high school in Alabama.

Anniston Elks Lodge #189 ROTC Scholarship: The lodge established the scholarship for deserving or potential ROTC cadets. The scholarship is awarded to deserving students and potential cadets or current cadets on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Anniston Rotary International House Scholarship: Established by the Anniston Rotary Club for the benefit of deserving students who are members of JSU's International House Program.

Arnold Memorial Scholarship: Established in honor of Dr. Herman R. Arnold, a Baptist minister for over 50 years, and his wife, Sallie C. Arnold, well-known artist and art instructor, for a deserving student from a Jacksonville or Calhoun County Baptist Church.

Arrington Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Ms. Athena Arrington, a 1954 graduate of JSU, for the benefit of a deserving senior majoring in elementary education.

Art Achievement Scholarship: Established by Dr. Karen Henricks, Mr. Marvin Shaw, Ms. Diana Cadwaller, and Mr. Gary Gee of the JSU art department for the benefit of an undergraduate student majoring in art.

Athletic Scholarship Endowment: Provides assistance through the JSU Foundation for members of the JSU athletic program.

Bailey (Patricia C.) Scholarship:  Established by Kevin and Lee Callaway in memory of Patricia Bailey for a full-time senior enrolled in JSU's nursing program, demonstrating good character with potential for mentoring others.

Bannister (Chris) Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Chris Bannister for deserving students.

Belcher (David R. and Sue) Scholarship:  Established by David and Sue Belcher to benefit a U.S. citizen who is a resident of Alabama and enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student and who graduated from any school system in the State of Alabama.

Belser (Captain Donnie R.) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by ROTC Class of 2001 in memory of Donnie Belser, ROTC '01, who was killed in action on February 10, 2007, while serving in combatin Iraq. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student and potential cadet or a current cadet on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Blount (Second Lieutenant Matthew A.) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by Melinda Blount in memory of her husband Matthew Blount (JSU '11; ROTC Cadet and Direct Commission USAR '12). The scholarship is awarded to deserving students and potential cadets or current cadets on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Blount County Alumni Association Scholarship: Established by this Alumni Chapter for the benefit of deserving students from Blount County.

Bolt Scholarship: Established by Birmingham attorney A.W. Bolt, this scholarship is for the benefit of deserving students.

Boozer Scholarship: Established by Mr. S. David Boozer, an Anniston architect, for a deserving student.

Boozer (James and Ethel) ROTC Scholarship: Established by James Boozer (JSU '58 and wife Ethel. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student and potential cadet or a current cadet on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Bragg (Margaret) Scholarship: Established in honor of Mrs. Margaret Bragg by her son Rick Bragg, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, for a full-time undergraduate student who is a graduate of any high school in Calhoun County, Alabama and who has a concentration in english.

Brown (Chuck and Lisa) Scholarship: Established by Chuck and Lisa Brown for the benefit of a full-time undergraduate student who is from Marshall County, enrolled in the College of Commerce and Business Administration, and attained a "B" or higher average.

Bryant, Derrick Endowed Scholarship: Established by LTC Derrick Bryant.

Burger King/Ingram Scholarship: Established in honor or Mr. John Ingram, former offensive lineman for JSU's football team. Mr. Ingram was named one of Burger King's scholar athletes during 1995.

Burke (Golden) Scholarship:  Established through a bequest of Golden Burke to benefit deserving students majoring in education with preference to those students concentrating in the field of guidance.

Bush Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Newbern Bush, a retired faculty member who taught mathematics. The Scholarship is to be awarded to a full-time, native-born Alabama undergraduate student who has attained junior status and is majoring in mathematics.

Buttram (Judge H. Dean, Jr.) Scholarship: Established by Judge H. Dean Buttram, Jr. for the benefit of deserving students majoring in political science, history, psychology, sociology, or criminal justice.

Calhoun (Charles and Doris) Scholarship: Established by the family of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Calhoun for the benefit of a deserving full-time junior or senior student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and admitted to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Calhoun County Alumni Association Scholarship: Established by this Alumni Chapter for the benefit of deserving students from Calhoun County.

Calhoun/Cleburne County Bar Association (CCCBA) Scholarship: Established by the Calhoun/Cleburne County Bar Association for the benefit of a deserving, full-time undergraduate student who is a junior majoring in criminal justice. Preference will be given to a student from the Calhoun/Cleburne County area.

Calhoun County Medical Alliance Society Scholarship: An annual scholarship established by the Calhoun County Medical Alliance Society to benefit a junior or senior student enrolled in the College of Nursing who plans to practice nursing in Calhoun County upon completion of their degree. Restricted to students who have been accepted into JSU's Nursing Program.

Carr (Dr. William D.) Scholarship: Established by Dr. William D. Carr for deserving students who previously served as an ambassador or peer counselor. Applicants must be currently enrolled in graduate school.

Chambers (Nancy Lassiter) Scholarship: Established by Nancy L. Chambers for the benefit of a full-time junior or senior at least 24 years old from the Atlanta metropolitan area.  

Chemistry Department Scholarship: Established by members of the JSU Department of Chemistry for the benefit of a deserving junior or senior majoring in chemistry.

Cherokee County Alumni Association Scholarship: Established by this Alumni Chapter for the benefit of deserving students from Cherokee County.

Clark (Louise Rhodes) Scholarship: Established by Dr. Louise Rhodes Clark who retired in 1982 as the Head of the Home Economics department. The scholarship will benefit deserving students enrolled in the Family and Consumer Sciences program.

Cole (Leone) Memorial Scholarship: Established by the Jacksonville Book Club in memory of Mrs. Leone Pruett Cole. Mrs. Cole, former wife of JSU President Dr. Houston Cole, died in 1949. The scholarship will benefit deserving full-time incoming freshmen.

Cole (Martha) Memorial Scholarship: Established by Mrs. Kitty Stone, wife of former JSU President Ernest Stone, to honor the memory of another JSU first lady, Martha Bellinger Graves of Gadsden, Alabama. Ms. Graves married Dr. Houston Cole in 1952. She served as a gracious hostess and contributed to the social life of Jacksonville and the JSU campus. Mrs. Martha Cole was the first President's wife to reside in the "President's Mansion," where she lived for 19 years until her husband retired in 1971. The scholarship will benefit deserving students.

Collins Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Mr. John H. Collins, a former JSU faculty member in the Department of Accounting. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student majoring in accounting.

Comfort (Captain Kyle A.) Memorial Foundation Scholarship: Established in memory of Captain Kyle Comfort for a deserving full-time undergraduate student.

Comfort (Captain Kyle A.) Memorial ROTC Scholarship:  Established by the family of Kyle Comfort and the ROTC Classes of 2005-06 in memory of Kyle Comfort, ROTC '06, who was killed in action on May 8, 2010, while serving in combat in Afghanistan. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student and potential cadet or a current cadet on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.  

Copeland (Rex) Memorial Scholarship: Established by Emilea Copeland in memory of Rex Copeland, whose legacy was his joy of life. The scholarship will benefit incoming juniors who are graduates of a high school in Jefferson County, Alabama.

Coplin Scholarship: Established by William Coplin, Jr. for deserving full-time undergraduate students who are a graduate of Demopolis High School or any graduate of a public school in West Alabama.

Cottingham (Harry and Jean) Scholarship:  Recipient shall be an undergraduate student with 32 or more hours completed and be in good standing, preferably accepted to the College of Education and majoring in math or science.

Cox (Christopher) Memorial Scholarship: Established by Mr. Richard Mayfield in memory of his roommate and Sigma Nu fraternity brother.

Crews (Joey) Art Scholarship: Established by Joey Crews for a deserving full-time undergraduate junior or senior majoring in art.

Criminal Justice Alumni Scholarship: Established by this alumni chapter for the benefit of deserving students majoring in criminal justice.

Curley Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Mr. Andrew Curley to provide support for an upper-class student in education.

Currie, Johnathan Tyler Memorial Scholarship: Established by Mr. Kenneth and Mrs. Charlene Clifton Currie in memory of their son, Johnathan Tyler Currie, for the benefit of a full-time undergraduate student who is a graduate of a Calhoun County high school. The scholarship will be limited to students with a 3.5 GPA or higher.

Daugette Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Colonel Clarence W. Daugette, Jr., a former member and Chairman of the Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees, for the benefit of deserving international students participating in the University's International House Program.

Dedrick (Thomas and Angelita) Scholarship: Established by Thomas and Angelita Dedrick for entering full-time freshman students from Greensboro High School-East Campus in Greensboro, Alabama. Students must be natural born citizens of the U.S. and have attained a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher through the 11th grade year.

DeKalb County Alumni Scholarship: Established by this alumni chapter for the benefit of deserving students from DeKalb County.

Dempsey Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Mrs. Sharon Dempsey who, at the time of her death, taught in the Department of Mathematics. Recipients of this scholarship will be restricted to mathematics or mathematics education majors who have attained at least Junior status. Applicants must have completed at least thirty (30) hours of their education at Jacksonville State University.

Duncan (Dr. John E.) Scholarship: Established by Dr. John E. Duncan of Gadsden, Alabama, for the benefit of a deserving full-time undergraduate student from Etowah County.

Dryden Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Mr. Robert C. Dryden for the benefit of deserving full-time undergraduate or graduate students.

Edwards Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of A.D.(Gus) Edwards, former Dean of Men, for the benefit of a deserving member of the Kappa Alpha Order.

Elite Letterman's Club ROTC Scholarship: The club, comprised of members from ROTC classes of 1979-1983, established this scholarship for deserving or potential ROTC cadets. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student and potential cadet or a current cadet on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Elliott Scholarship: Established through a bequest of Mrs. Marve P. Elliott of Piedmont, Alabama, to honor her husband, Mr. Joseph Walter Elliott.

Etowah County Alumni Association Scholarship: Established by this Alumni Chapter for the benefit of deserving students from Etowah County.

Exchange Club of Jacksonville Scholarship: An annual scholarship established by the Exchange Club of Jacksonville, Alabama for the benefit of a deserving, entering freshman from the Jacksonville community.

Farmers and Merchants Bank Scholarship: Established by the Farmers & Merchants Bank of Piedmont for the benefit of a deserving student from Piedmont, Alabama.

Finance and Administration Scholarship: Established for a JSU employee or a dependent of a JSU Finance and Administration employee who is in good academic standing at JSU.

Finley (Nile Borden) Scholarship: Established in memory of Nile Borden Finley, a Calhoun County, Alabama elementary school teacher, for the benefit of a full-time junior or senior from Calhoun County majoring in elementary education with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Finley (Drs. Wayne and Sara) Scholarship: Established by Drs. Wayne and Sara Finley of Birmingham, Alabama, to benefit undergraduate students from the Alabama counties of Clay, Coosa, or Randolph. Preference will be given to students majoring in mathematics or science, either pre-professional or secondary education. Only juniors or seniors with at least a "B" average will be eligible for the scholarship.

Floyd (Marjorie) Scholarship: Established through a bequest of Ms. Marjorie Floyd to benefit descendants of her father, Mr. Bufford N. Floyd. If there are no applications from descendants, then the scholarship will be open to members of the First Baptist Church of Centre, Alabama who plan to pursue a career in teaching, medicine, religion, law, engineering, or business.

Ford Scholarship: Established by Joe and Brenda Ford of Gadsden, Alabama for the benefit of a deserving full-time undergraduate student from Etowah County.

Fort McClellan Credit Union ROTC Scholarship: The Credit Union established this scholarship for deserving or potential ROTC cadets. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student and potential cadet or a current cadet on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

G.L. Smith and Associates Annual Scholarship: Established for a full time student who is employed for at least 30 hours per week and must have atleast one child. Preference given to a first generation college student. 

Gadsden Music Company Scholarship: Established by the Gadsden Music Company, Inc., for the benefit of a child or grandchild of a former Marching Southerner wind or percussion player. The recipient shall be a fourth year wind or percussion member of the Southerners.

Gamble (Linda Gail Waldrop) Scholarship: Established by Charles Gamble in honor of his wife, Gail, to benefit a deserving full-time undergraduate enrolled in the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Garner Scholarship: Established by Mr. Tim Garner to benefit a deserving incoming freshman student from Cherokee County High School.

Georgia Scholarship: Established to provide needed assistance for students from the state of Georgia.

Gibbins Nursing Scholarship: Established by the Calhoun County Medical Society to honor Dr. George W. Gibbins of Anniston, Alabama for his enlightened and dedicated leadership and service to his community and its citizens. Restricted to students who have been accepted into JSU's Nursing Program.

Greater Birmingham Area Alumni Scholarship: Established by the alumni chapter for the benefit of deserving students from the Greater Birmingham area.

Greater Huntsville Area Alumni Scholarship: Established by this alumni chapter for the benefit of deserving students from Madison County, AL.

Greater Rome Area Alumni Scholarship: Established by this alumni chapter for the benefit of deserving students from the Greater Rome, Georgia area.

Greater Washington DC Area Alumni Scholarship: Established by this alumni chapter for the benefit of deserving students from the Greater Washington DC area.

Greer and Rushing (Ester and Hester) Scholarship: Established by Harold Greer and Franklin Greer in the name of their mother, Ester Greer and sister, Hester Rushing for the benefit of a deserving full-time undergraduate student who is enrolled in the College of Education and is a resident of Alabama.

Griffith-Lavender Scholarship: Established by Dr. Martha Griffith Lavender for full-time students pursuing a baccalaureate degree in nursing (may be pre-nursing students pursuing a general studies requirements or a student enrolled in courses in the upper division of nursing). Students must be a transfer from Gadsden State Community College.

Hale (David F.) Scholarship: Established by David F. Hale for the benefit of a deserving student who is a brother of the Delta Chi fraternity.

Hallman Scholarship: Established in honor of Charlie and Edith Hallman for the benefit of deserving students who have graduated from Guntersville High School.

Hamric (Grace) Scholarship: Established by Grace Hamric in memory of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Hamric for the benefit of a deserving incoming freshman who is a graduate of Jacksonville High School.

Heathcock (Colonel James (Jim) T.) Memorial ROTC Endowed Scholarship: Established as an endowed scholarship by John H. Heathcock, ROTC '65, in memory of his brother Jim Heathcock, ROTC '52, who served 27 years on active military duty. The scholarship is awarded to deserving students and potential cadets or current cadets on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Higginbotham Scholarship: Established by the family of Ms. Miriam Jackson Higginbotham who was the Dean of Women at JSU for many years.

Hill (Ed) Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of William Edward (Ed) Hill, longtime photographer for Jacksonville State University. The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student who either has an interest in photography or wants to pursue a career in photojournalism.

Holaway (Gary and Sandra) Scholarship: Established by Mrs. Sandra Holaway in memory of her husband Gary, former member of the Marching Southerners and Past President of the Gray Echelon. The recipient will be selected by the JSU Marching Band Director, must be a full-time undergraduate student who is a member of the Marching Southerners, and is enrolled in the College of Education and Professional Studies majoring in early childhood or elementary education. Preferences will be given to students from Alabama counties of Calhoun or Walker, or members of the Trombone section of the Marching Southerners. Only students who demonstrate academic aptitude and march in the fall semester will be eligible for this award.

Hopper, Jack Scholarship: Established in memory of Jack Hopper, Vice President Emeritus of JSU, for deserving students.

Howell (Ken and Jenny) Scholarship:  Established by Ken and Jenny Howell for any full-time undergraduate students that graduated from any Calhoun County High School and must have attained a "B" or higher average score on grades 9 through 11. Students must be pursuing a major in accounting and also be a Cadet of the JSU ROTC program with accounting being the first preference. If no one meets the requirements in the previous sentence, then the scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in accounting from a Calhoun County High School. 

Howell (Ken and Jenny) Oxford High School Scholarship: Established by Ken and Jenny Howell to benefit incoming freshmen who are graduates of Oxford High School in Oxford, Alabama. Students must be undecided management majors who plan to go into accounting. Preference is given to a dual/accelerated enrollment student at JSU while attending Oxford High School with a minimum 3.5 GPA for the accelerated/dual enrollment courses.

Ingram Memorial Scholarship: Established by the family of Mr. Stanton B. Ingram for the benefit of deserving students who are members of JSU's International House Program.

Jenkins, Julian Scholarship: Established by Mr. Julian Jenkins, a former Anniston architect, for a sophomore student or above with a designated major in art, who has demonstrated, in the opinion of the art faculty, an exceptional creative ability and dedication to the arts.

Johnson (J.C.U.) Scholarship: Established by Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Lloyd Johnson in memory of her husband. The scholarship will benefit deserving full-time undergraduate or graduate students from any high school in Calhoun County, Alabama. 

Johnson (Loaz and Maybeth) Scholarship:  Established through a trust agreement by Dr. Loaz W. Johnson to assist deserving students.

Jones (James H. and Myra Hume) Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Dr. James H. Jones and Myra Hume Jones by former members of the International House Program, friends, associates, and children of Dr. and Mrs. Jones. Award of the scholarship will be made to a full-time undergraduate student who is a member in good standing of the International House Program.

Jones (Randy and Debra) Scholarship:  Established by Randy and Debra Jones for a deserving full-time, undergraduate, entering transfer student from Gadsden State Community College, Northeast Alabama Community College, or Snead State Community College.

JSU Alumni Association Scholarship: An endowed scholarship established by JSU's National Alumni Association for the benefit of deserving students.

JSU Faculty Women's Club of Jacksonville Scholarship: Established by the Faculty Women's Club of Jacksonville State University for the benefit of a deserving young woman from Calhoun County.

Justice Scholarship: Established to honor Karen A. Justice ('93) upon her graduation from Jacksonville State University by family friends, Bill and Liz Roberts of Birmingham, Alabama. This scholarship is for the benefit of a fill-time undergraduate student who is a senior enrolled in the College of Nursing.

Kendrick (Mr. and Mrs. Steve) Scholarship: Established for deserving College of Commerce and Business Administration students pursuing a degree in management or accounting who are residents of the state of Alabama, and who graduated from an Alabama high school.

Kennamer Academic Scholarship: Established by Bob and Lou Kennamer of Anniston, Alabama for deserving students from Cleburne County High School, Ranburne High School, Scottsboro High School, or Kate Duncan Smith DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) School (Grant, AL). Students must be in the top 50% of their high school class to be considered. Mr. Kennamer is a trustee emeritus of Jacksonville State University.

Killebrew (Katherine R.) Scholarship:  Established by estate gift for a student pursuing a degree in education.

King Memorial Scholarship: An annual scholarship established by the Greater Anniston Business and Professional Association through proceeds from the Sunny King Charity Golf Classic. The scholarship, established in memory of Mr. E. D. "Sunny" King, Jr., benefits a deserving full-time undergraduate student from Calhoun County.

King Toyota Entrepreneurial Scholarship: Established in memory of Mr. E. D. "Sunny" King, Jr., a prominent Calhoun County automobile dealer, by Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., and Southeast Toyota Distributors, Inc., for the benefit of a deserving full-time undergraduate student in the College of Commerce and Business Administration.

Knighton Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Ms. Audrey Knighton to benefit Social Work majors during the field instruction phase.

Lambda Gamma of Kappa Sigma Memorial Scholarship: Established for the benefit of a full-time undergraduate or graduate student that must be in good standing with the JSU Lambda Gamma Chapter.

Lawler Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Ms. Carol L. Lawler by her family and friends for the benefit of a student in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Ledbetter Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Ms. Doris Ledbetter, a Calhoun County educator, by her sisters and the benefit of a student majoring in either education or nursing. Restricted to students who have been accepted into JSU's Nursing Program.

Ledbetter, Lilly Scholarship:  Established by donors to honor Lilly Ledbetter and promote the education of deserving full-time undergraduate students enrolled at Jacksonville State University who have a 2.5 high school GPA or higher and who demonstrate financial need.

Lee (Loy Scott) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by Major General (Ret.) and Mrs. Larry E. Lee of Ohatchee, Alabama, in memory of their son, Loy Scott. The scholarship is reserved for ROTC cadets in Military Science III or IV. Selection is made by the Professor of Military Science.

Lewis (Aaron H.) Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Mr. Aaron H. Lewis for a deserving male and female student from Cherokee County, AL.

Lewis (Gary O.) Scholarship: Established by Gary O. Lewis for a deserving full-time junior with a GPA of 2.5 or higher who graduated from Gadsden City High (Etowah County, AL).

Lindsey Scholarship: Established by Mr. Billy S. Lindsey of Anniston, Alabama for the benefit of a deserving student.

Lovett Scholarship: Established by Mr. Opal R. and Ms. Opal A. Lovett for a deserving student majoring in History, English, or Art who has achieved sophomore or above status. Mr. Lovett was the University's Photographer prior to his retirement. Ms. Lovett taught in the English Department prior to her retirement. Ms. Lovett is an Emeriti Faculty Member.

Lowery Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Ms. Mary L. Lowery for a deserving entering freshman enrolled in Family & Consumer Sciences.

Manes Memorial Scholarship: Established through a trust agreement from the Agnes McIntyre Manes Foundation to assist deserving students.

Manners Scholarship: Established by Mr. Lee and Ms. Jetta Manners for the benefit of deserving full-time students who are juniors majoring in Art. Ms. Manners worked in the Office of Admissions and Records until her retirement. Mr. Manners was Head of the Department of Art when he retired. Mr. Manners is an Emeriti Faculty Member.

Marshall County Alumni Scholarship: Established for the benefit of full-time undergraduate students who are residents of Marshall County.

Martin (Don B. and Margaret Ann) Scholarship:  Established by Mr. and Mrs. Don B. Martin for the benefit of a Junior or Senior that is a graduate of Mount Paran School in Cobb County, Georgia.

Mathews Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Charles T. "Pete Mathews" for the benefit of students from Clay County, Alabama.

McBride (First Lieutenant Grady E., III) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by ROTC Classes of 1967-1969 in memory of Grady McBride, ROTC '68, who was killed in an enemy attack on June 5, 1970, while serving in combat in Vietnam. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student and potential cadet or a current cadet on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

McClendon, Eloise Scholarship: Established by Ms. Eloise McClendon for full-time, deserving students.

McNabb (Captain Jerry W.) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by the ROTC Class of 1959 and wife Anne McNabb, in memory of Jerry McNabb, ROTC '59, who was killed in a helicopter accident on June 27, 1966, while serving in combat in Vietnam. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student and potential cadet or a current cadet on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

McNair (Nicole Cannon) Memorial Nursing Scholarship:  Established by Dr. Robert and Mrs. Michelle Holland Garver '09 in memory of Nicole Cannon McNair '03 to benefit a full-time student enrolled in the College of Nursing.

McSpadden Scholarship: Established by Mr. and Mrs. Clyde McSpadden, in honor of Mr. McSpadden, JSU Professor Emeritus, for deserving science education majors.

McWhorter (Earlon and Betty) Scholarship: Established by Earlon and Betty McWhorter of Anniston, Alabama for the benefit of deserving upper level or graduate students who have demonstrated academic aptitude and involvement in campus functions and organizations.

Meehan (Dr. and Mrs. William A.) Scholarship: Established in honor of Dr. and Mrs. William A. Meehan, President Emeritus and former first lady of JSU, for full-time undergraduate (sophomore, junior, or senior status) or graduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences who have a declared major in Biology with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must have demonstrated involvement in campus leadership activities and must also have a recommendation from one faculty member of the Biology department.
 
Miles (Larry) Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Dr. Lawrence R. Miles, a long-time Dean of Admissions, for the benefit of deserving students.

Miller (Bill) Memorial Scholarship:  Established in memory of Mr. Bill Miller to promote the education of a deserving full-time, incoming first-time freshman student graduating from an Alabama high school with a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.0. 

Miller (Ken) Memorial Scholarship:  Established in memory of Ken Miller to benefit a part-time undergraduate Junior or above or graduate student enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math; who is an Alabama resident or qualifies for in-state tuition.

Miller (Captain Richard C. (Charlie)) Endowed ROTC Scholarship:  Established as an endowed scholarship by John H. Heathcock, ROTC '65, and wife Jan in memory of Richard "Charlie" Miller, ROTC '65, who was killed in action on September 3, 1969, while serving in combat in Vietnam. The scholarships are awarded to deserving students and potential cadets or current cadets on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Miller (Captain Richard C. (Charlie)) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established to benefit full-time undergraduate students enrolled in ROTC Military Science courses.

Moersch Nursing Scholarship: Named in honor of Dr. Barbara L. Moersch of Jacksonville, Alabama by family and friends for the benefit of a deserving upper-level student majoring in nursing.

Moersch Scholarship: Established in honor of Dr. Robert and Ms. Eloise Moersch by family and friends for the benefit of a deserving upper-level student majoring in finance or economics.

Montgomery Scholarship: Established in honor of Dr. Theron E. Montgomery, President Emeritus of JSU, for the benefit of deserving students with preference to those who have a sensory impairment.

Music Genesis Scholarship: Established for undergraduate students majoring in music who are the first from their immediate family (parents and grandparents) to attend a higher-education institution and who presents a positive attitude for other music majors to model. Record of service to the music department must be present. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 or equivalent high school ranking/ACT score for freshman. Applicants must also provide recommendation from a primary applied teacher and faculty in general. Freshman may submit a letter of recommendation from their high school music teacher.  

Music Legacy Scholarship: Established for undergraduate students majoring in music who has a parent or grandparent that graduated from JSU (any major) and who presents a positive attitude for other music majors to model. Record of service to the music department must be present. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 or equivalent high school ranking/ACT score for freshman. Applicants must also provide recommendation from a primary applied teacher and faculty in general. Freshman may submit a letter of recommendation from their high school music teacher. 

Nabors (Wallace A.) Scholarship: Established by Dr. Alice and Mr. Greg Cusimano for the benefit of a full-time undergraduate student who is a graduate of Glencoe High School, Etowah County, Alabama; must be admitted to the College of Education and Professional Studies with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Nixon (Alethea) Marshall County Alumni Scholarship: Established in memory of Ms. Alethea Nixon who was killed when the tanker truck she was riding in, enroute to a fire, went off a bridge. The scholarship is for the benefit of a junior or senior who graduated from Marshall County High School, or a transfer from Snead State Community College, who is majoring in emergency management.

Northeast Alabama Military Officer Association (MOAA) ROTC Scholarship: The association established this scholarship for a deserving or potential ROTC cadet. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student and potential cadet or a current cadet on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Nursing Alumni Chapter Scholarship: Established by this alumni chapter for the benefit of deserving students majoring in Nursing. Restricted to students who have been accepted into JSU's Nursing Program.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Theta Eta Chapter Scholarship: Established by the Theta Eta Chapter to promote the education of a deserving full-time freshman or sophomore undergraduate student.

Pachoud (Manila Henegar Brooks) Scholarship: Established for the benefit of a deserving student enrolled in the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Parker Scholarship: Established by Mr. Jeffrey A. Parker for the benefit of a deserving, senior-level College of Commerce and Business Administration student.

Parker II Scholarship: Established by DentaQuest for the benefit of a full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in the College of Commerce and Business Administration.

Peacock (Bill and Catherine) Scholarship: Established by Catherine Peacock for the benefit of a deserving full-time incoming freshman enrolled in the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Peacock Freshman Scholarship:  Recipient shall be an academically-superior incoming freshman from the state of Georgia or Alabama.

Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg & Moore Scholarship: Established by the Birmingham accounting firm for a deserving upper-level student majoring in accounting.

Pell Scholarship: Established in honor of Mr. Charley Pell, former JSU head football coach, by his former players and friends. The scholarship benefits children or grandchildren of former players that were coached by Charley Pell at JSU.

Peoples (Toby M.) Scholarship: Established for the benefit of a first-time freshman enrolled as a full-time student. One student from each of the eight high schools in Blount County shall be eligible for this award.

Phi Beta Kappa Association Scholarship: Established by the Northeast Alabama Phi Beta Kappa Association for the benefit of a deserving upper-class student.

Physical Plant Association Scholarship: Established by members of the University's Physical Plant for the benefit of its employees and families.

Piedmont Alumni Scholarship: Established for the benefit of deserving students from Piedmont, Alabama.

Political Science Department Scholarship: Established by faculty of the JSU Department of Political Science for the benefit of a student majoring in political science.

Prater Music Scholarship: Established for full-time undergraduate junior or senior status students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences specifically in the David L. Walters Department of Music. Preference will be given to students who are graduates of Austin High School in Decatur, Alabama.

Price-Montgomery (WJSU-TV) Scholarship: Established by Anniston Broadcasting Company, Inc., for the benefit of deserving students enrolled in the Department of Communications.

Reaves Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Dr. James A. Reaves, former Vice President for Academic Affairs, for the benefit of a deserving student.

Regions Bank Annual Scholarship: Established by Regions Bank for a full-time entering freshman student from a high school in the State of Alabama and who is enrolled as a Pre-Business major.

Regions Bank Annual Scholarship II: Established by Regions Bank for a full-time entering freshman student from a high school in the State of Alabama and who is enrolled as a Pre-Business major.

Reid (Marcus and Jean) Scholarship:  Established by Marcus and Jean Reid for the benefit of a deserving full-time undergraduate student from Jacksonville High School, Anniston High School, or Bob Jones High School.

Rhodes (Janis C.) Memorial Scholarship:  Established in memory of Mrs. Janis Calhoun Rhodes by her husband, Dr. Earl E. "Gene" Rhodes. The recipient must be a Drama major, must be at the Junior or Senior level, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Richey (Tom and Freda) Scholarship: Established in honor of Mr. Tom Richey for the benefit of a deserving full-time incoming freshman who is a graduate of Guntersville High School majoring in elementary or secondary education.

Robinson (Ernest) Scholarship: Established by Ernest Robinson for the benefit of a deserving student majoring in nursing.

ROTC Alumni Chapter Endowed Scholarship: The scholarship is awarded to deserving or potential ROTC cadets. The scholarships are awarded to deserving students and potential cadets or current cadets on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Sarrell (Lela Blocker) Nursing Scholarship:  Established by Dr. and Mrs. Warren Sarrell to benefit a deserving nursing student with a GPA of 3.5 of higher, who is a citizen of the United States, who will agree to work in a Calhoun County hospital for one year after receiving degree, who demonstrates good character and has the potential to mentor others in nursing.

Savage (Kay Webb & Perry L., M.D.) Family Scholarship: Established by Dr. Perry L. and Ms. Kay Webb Savage of Birmingham, Alabama for the benefit of deserving students who are children of employees of Alabama Orthopedic & Spine Center. Students from Piedmont, Alabama, and Calhoun County will have second preference in the award of this scholarship.

Savage (Lieutenant Colonel Jerry) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Originally established by Tom Gilbreath, ROTC '67, on behalf of the ROTC Class of 1967, in memory of their classmate, Jerry Savage, ROTC '67, who died while on active military duty. The scholarship has been continued by Jerry's brother LTC (Ret.) Johnny Savage, ROTC '73. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student and potential cadet or a current cadet on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Selig (Ernst S.) Custodial Corrections Officer Scholarship:  Recipient will be selected on the basis of maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the criminal justice corrections concentration, evidence of good character, eligibility and emotional stability for a career in custodial corrections, and a 350 word essay submitted by the student.

Serviss (Joseph A. and Carolyn H.) Scholarship:  Established by Joe and Carolyn Serviss for a deserving full-time student enrolled in the College of Nursing. The recipient must be a graduate of an Alabama high school.

Shamblin Family Scholarship: Established through a bequest of Mr. Harold C. Shamblin of Gadsden, Alabama, for the benefit of deserving students from Cherokee, Etowah, or Calhoun Counties who have been accepted to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Sheppard (Mildred L.) Scholarship: Established by the Board of Directors of the Country Day School, Inc., Montgomery, Alabama, to honor Miss Mildred Louise Sheppard, the school's founder and only headmaster. Scholarships will benefit those students who commit in writing to major in education and teach K-12 for no less than two years after graduation.

Smith, Carol M. Hause Scholarship: Established by Christopher and Kerry Smith in memory of Carol M. Hause Smith for the benefit of a graduate student enrolled in the College of Business. Preference is for a single parent.

Sodexo Scholarship:  Established for deserving student majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences with Hospitality and Culinary Management concentration. Student must have completed a minimum of 60 hours which includes 15 hours in Family and Consumer Sciences (12 of the 15 must be successfully completed at JSU); GPA - 2.5/4.0 (overall) and 2.85/4.0 (FCS courses); active member of Student Dietetics - Hospitality & Culinary Association OR work experience in a culinary/restaurant establishment(provide work history in the additional information section of the online scholarship application).

Sollohub (Justin) Memorial Scholarship:  Established in memory of Justin Sollohub to promote the education of a full time undergraduate or graduate brother of Delta Chi fraternity or a graduate of Jacksonville (AL) High School that is unconditionally accepted to JSU and has a minimum GPA of 2.5. 

Sowell Scholarship: Established in honor of Dr. Elizabeth Sledge Sowell, Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences, by Ross Laboratories for the benefit of senior students enrolled in nutrition and foods.

Spain-Hickman Scholarship: Established by Rotary International District #0686 in honor of Mr. Frank E. Spain and Mr. Roy Hickman. Mr. Spain and Mr. Hickman are former Presidents of Rotary International. The scholarship will benefit deserving students participating in JSU's International House Program.

Sparrowhawk Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Master Miles Timothy Sparrowhawk, infant son of Paul and Connie Sparrowhawk of Jacksonville, Alabama. The scholarship will benefit deserving undergraduate members of the Marching Southerners who are enrolled in summer courses.

Stamper (Colonel Archie) Memorial Scholarship: Established by the Retired Officers Association, Northeast Alabama Chapter in memory of Colonel Archie Stamper for the benefit of a deserving full-time undergraduate student.

Stewart (John Morgan) Scholarship: This scholarship is established in memory of John Morgan Stewart and his wife, Vera Stewart, of Piedmont, Alabama. The scholarship will be awarded to a senior class member graduating from Piedmont High School or Spring Garden High School. The Jacksonville State University Scholarship committee will select the recipient(s).

Stewart Scholarship: Established in honor of Dr. John R. Stewart, former Director of the JSU International House Program, by his former students and friends for the benefit of a deserving International House student.

Stone McCurdy Scholarship: Established in memory of Kitty and Ernest Stone and Hershellene and Howard McCurdy, parents of Bill Stone, '69 and Sandra (McCurdy) Stone, '69. The scholarship is to be awarded to benefit  a student in Family and Consumer Sciences. 

Storey, Jim and Sherry Brady Scholarship: Established by Jim Storey and Sherry Brady-Storey for the benefit of a student majoring in either accounting or education. Restricted to students who have been accepted into JSU's College of Commerce and Business Administration or the College of Education and Professional Studies with preference to students from Etowah, Calhoun, or Talladega counties.

Tate (Dewey and Brenda) Scholarship:  Established by Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Tate to promote the education of deserving full-time undergraduate students qualifying for financial assistance, who exceeds academic requirements, who is involved in community service, and is willing to give back to the scholarship upon starting their career.

Tate (Dewey E) ROTC Scholarship: Established to benefit full-time undergraduate students enrolled in ROTC Military Science courses.

Trathen (Robert D.) Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Mr. Robert D. Trathen and in honor of Ms. Charlotte C. Trathen. Mr. Trathen was an instructor in the accounting department. This scholarship, which embodies the theme of Scholarship, Integrity, and Service is for the benefit of senior-level accounting students.

Veteran Scholarship: An annual scholarship established for full-time undergraduate students who received honorable discharge verified through DD Form 214 Member 4 and maintains a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must also be enrolled in classroom studies and not distance learning.

Vice (Teresa Cunningham) Scholarship:  Recipient shall be an undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Waldrep (Charlie D) Scholarship: Established by Mr. Charlie Waldrep for the benefit of a deserving full time undergraduate student from the city of Birmingham, Alabama.

Walters Scholarship: Established in honor of Dr. David L. Walters, long time director of the Marching Southerners Band, by former members and friends.

Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino, LLC Scholarship: Established for the benefit of a full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in the College of Commerce and Business Administration who is a graduate of an Alabama high school, an Accounting major, and maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Watters Scholarship: Established by Ms. Virginia Watters for the benefit of a deserving graduate of Fayetteville High School.

Wells Fargo Scholarship: Established for the benefit of deserving students enrolled in the College of Commerce and Business Administration.

Whitaker (Roger and Debra) Accounting Scholarship: Established by Roger and Debra Whitaker for the benefit of deserving student majoring in accounting.

Whitestone Scholarship: Established in honor of Ms. Heather Whitestone, former JSU student, who was selected as Miss America for 1995. The scholarship is to be awarded to a deserving student who qualifies for support and services through JSU's Disability Support Services.

Whorton Scholarship: Established in honor of Mr. J. P. Whorton, a 1951 graduate of JSU, by friends for the benefit of a deserving student from the Sand Mountain area.

Willman Music Scholarship: Established by Leon and Dorothy Willman for the benefit of a deserving full-time undergraduate student majoring in music.

Williams-Blair Scholarship: Established by Mrs. Rebecca Williams Blair and Mr. Forrest Randall Blair for the benefit of a deserving student.

Williams, James and Mildred Scholarship: Established by James and Mildred Williams for the benefit of an entering full-time student from Oneonta High School in Oneonta, Alabama. Students must also be a natural born or naturalized citizen of the USA, a resident of Sand Valley or Southside Communities, and having attained a 3.0 GPA on all high school classes attempted or an ACT score of at least 20.

Williams (Major Dwayne) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by Pearl Williams, JSU retiree, in memory of her son, Dwayne, who was killed in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Dwayne was a native of Jacksonville and a University of North Alabama graduate where he received his commission through ROTC in 1982. The scholarship is awarded to deserving students and potential cadets or current cadets on the path to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning.

Williams (Major Dwayne) Annual Scholarship: Established by Pearl Williams, JSU retiree, in memory of her son, Dwayne, who was killed in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Dwayne was a native of Jacksonville and a University of North Alabama graduate where he received his commission through ROTC in 1982. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time freshman or sophomore undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Commerce and Business Administration with a minimum 2.5 GPA or greater who participates in community service or extra curricular activities.
 
Williams (MAJ Dwayne) Citizenship Award: Established by Ms. Pearl Williams for an incoming full-time freshman who is a graduate of Jacksonville High School and engaged in community and school activities.

Williams, Ruth F. and Billy R. Williams Scholarship: Established for the benefit of full-time undergraduate students who are either current employees or retired employees of B.R. Williams Trucking, Inc. and their descendants. Applicants must have substantiation of the relationship on company letterhead submitted with the application. If suitable B.R. Williams' affiliated applicants are not available, then applicants should be an Alabama resident.

Wilson (Barbara T. and Jimmy D.) Scholarship: Established by Ms. Barbara T. Wilson on her retirement from Jacksonville State University. The Scholarship will benefit a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the Elementary Education or Secondary Health & Physical Education program. Only students who have a 2.5/4.0 grade point average, graduated from an Alabama high school, have been an Alabama resident for a minimum of seven years prior to applying, have completed at least 30 hours of their education at Jacksonville State University, and have U. S. citizenship will be eligible for this award.

Wilson (E.C. and Mattie Scholarship): Established in memory of E.C. and Mattie Wilson by their family and friends.
 
Wilson (P. O. and Margaret) Achievement Scholarship: Established by P. O. and Margaret Wilson to promote the education of academically-superior, full-time entering freshmen. The scholarship is awarded for a four-year period - from college entrance to graduation - covering full tuition, housing, related books, and required fees. To be awarded Fall and Spring only.

Womack (Jack and Kathy) Scholarship: Established by Jack and Kathy Womack for students enrolled full-time at JSU who demonstrate academic aptitude and are from Oneonta High School.

Woodrow Scholarship:
Established in honor of Ms. Ann Jackson Woodrow, a 1977 graduate of JSU's Lurleen B. Wallace College of Nursing. The scholarship will benefit deserving students admitted to the Nursing program.

Yates (Melvin) Memorial Scholarship:  Established by Mr. Yates' wife, Mrs. Elizabeth "Beth" Yates estate. This general scholarship is for a deserving full-time student.

Yocum (Dr. Virginia) Scholarship: Established in honor of Dr. Virginia Yocum to promote the education of junior level, full-time undergraduates enrolled in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Young Scholarship: Established in tribute to Ms. Ruth L. and Mr. Millard V. Young, Sr., for the benefit of a deserving student from Piedmont, Alabama. The Millard V. Young, Sr. family and the Martha Young Norton family established the scholarship.

Zeigler, Bloise and Bernice Scholarship: Established by the children of Bloise and Bernice Zeigler in memory of their parents and in support of higher education. Applicants must be graduates of a high school in Talladega County, Alabama, and be junior or senior full-time undergraduates. 

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