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Student Financial Services Endowed Scholarships

Ross Family in Memory of Marcia Ross Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship

Selected by faculty of the Department of Foreign Languages  with OSFS. Student participating in the UNA Study Abroad Program and maintain a 2.5 GPA preference to students majoring or minoring in a foreign language.

D. Mitchell Self Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship to any full time student as a continuing scholarship until that student receives an undergraduate degree. Must maintain a 2.0 GPA.

UNA Board of Trustees Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

James Ray McCorkle Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Melva Moody Koonce Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Morton D. Prouty, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Marcia Austin Memorial Scholarship

Recipients shall be full time students with minimum 3.0 GPA.

TN Valley Authority Retiree Endowed Scholarship

Recipients shall be full time students with minimum 3.0 GPA.

Tennessee River Inc. Employee Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

State Farm Leadership Endowed Scholarship

Must demonstrate record of service, and leadership. Associates or children of associates will not receive a preference with regard to the award.

Robert M. Guillot/The Colonial Bank Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Coco-Cola Donation Holding Account

Recipients shall be full time students who are first generation college applicants.

Martha Rose and Stanley Robbins Endowed Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Clyde W. Anderson Memorial Endowment

Priority shall be given to incoming freshman or transfer student who are children of employees of companies affiliated with or owned in large part by the Anderson family (Charles or Joel R Anderson and lineal decedents) including but not limited to Anderson Media, Books a Million, American Promotional Events, Anderson Press, CRG Holdings, Anderson & Anderson, including subsidiaries and affiliates. Good students who may not have financial means or academic credentials to receive assistance otherwise. Preference to students with family income not to exceed $75,000 annually adjusted for inflation and whose ACT in the range of 21 to 28 (or equivalent SAT score).

E.L. Culver Endowed Scholarship

Recipients shall be full time students who are first generation college applicants.

Martha Lou Benton Endowed Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores. Preference given to recipients who attended Kilby Laboratory School.

Compass Bank Endowed Fund

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Harlon Hill Golf Classic Endowed Scholarships

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Karen Pressnell Duncan Endowed Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

BellSouth Endowed Fund

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Lambert Ezell Durham Endowment

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Opler Promise Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to students who are considered a first generation college student, defined as a student whose parents did not graduate from college, or as a  student who resides in a home of a single parent who did not complete a college degree.  The recipient recommendations selected by the OFSF with the Office of Admissions.  Recipients demonstrated financial need.  Renewable for up to four years of undergraduate education.  Awards for this scholarship must be made or committed on or before the beginning of the fall semester.  

James V. Jolly Endowed Scholarship

First priority – sight-impaired applicants; second priority – students with other physical disabilities; third priority – or other special needs will be eligible to receive this scholarship.  Scholarships are renewable for subsequent years.

Camelot Residence Hall Endowed Scholarship

Selected by the Pauline Gravlee/Jack Martin Scholarship Selection Committee. Recipient must have GPA of 2.8 or above, have attained the class of sophomore and reside in a UNA Residence Hall.

Wiliam G. Cale, Jr. and Robert L. Potts Presidential Scholarship to Benefit the Honors Program

Preference given to students accepted into the UNA Honors Program. If none preference given to student who maintains a 3.25 GPA. Renewable. 

From Cubs to Lions

Recipients shall be full time students that have demonstrated financial need.

Ora Broyles Wikle Endowed Scholarship

Preference given to students who reside in Madison County, Alabama who meet scholarship conditions, if not to students who do not reside in Madison County.

James Eddie Frost Memorial Scholarship/Florence Housing Authority

Applicant must be a current resident of Public Housing or participant under the Housing Choice Voucher Program, of the Florence Housing Authority, who has been in such residence for a minimum of two years prior to the date of the application. Applicant must expect to graduate from high school or receive a GED in the spring of the year of the application and must be planning to enroll at UNA the following fall; prior year applicants may reapply in succeeding years. Applications evaluated based primarily upon academic achievement, with consideration given to extracurricular and community activities. Notified by letter with copy of Preamble. One academic year, may reapply.

Lucas Terry Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Recipient must be children from foster homes or single-parent families preference given to applicants with demonstrated financial need.  

Virginia Bayless O'Connell Honors Endowment

Full time student enrolled in Honors Program with financial need.

Edward Fennel Maulding Endowed Scholarship #4

Recipient must be a first generation college student (neither parent nor grandparents graduated from college), resident and graduate of a high school of Colbert, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Franklin or Morgan counties in the state of Alabama.  The intent of the scholarship is to provide an annual award of $10,000 for one student which would be applied toward tuition, books, fees, University room and board for the academic year for fall and spring attendance.  Recipients must have demonstrated financial need.  Renewable for up to four years of undergraduate education as long as the student maintains a minimum 2.0 GPA.  

Greater Birmingham Area Alumni Club Endowed Scholarship

Recipients of the scholarship should be incoming freshmen graduating from a high school in Jefferson, Shelby, Blount or St. Clair counties of Alabama.  Renewable for up to four years. Lion Match

Edward Fennel Mauldin Endowed Scholarship #1

Recipient must be a first generation college student (neither parent nor grandparents graduated from college), resident and graduate of a high school of Colbert, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Franklin or Morgan counties in the state of Alabama.  The intent of the scholarship is to provide an annual award of $10,000 for one student which would be applied toward tuition, books, fees, University room and board for the academic year for fall and spring attendance.  Recipients must have demonstrated financial need.  Renewable for up to five years of undergraduate education as long as the student maintains a minimum 2.0 GPA. Lion Match

Helen Keller Hospital Employee Endowed Scholarship

Recipients of the scholarship must be employed by Helen Keller Hospital, minimum of two years, or have a parent employed by Helen Keller Hospital, minimum of five years, must have declared a major of nursing or allied health and demonstrated financial need if none, awarded to any qualified nursing or allied health student. Renewable for up to four years Lion Match

Richard Bates King Endowed Scholarship

Students, including first year students in financial need and maintain a min of "B" average with preference given to students in need who have graduated from a high school in Colbert County, Alabama.

Edward Fennel Mauldin Endowed Scholarship #3

Recipient must be a first generation college student (neither parent nor grandparents graduated from college), resident and graduate of a high school of Colbert, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Franklin or Morgan counties in the state of Alabama.  The intent of the scholarship is to provide an annual award of $10,000 for one student which would be applied toward tuition, books, fees, University room and board for the academic year for fall and spring attendance.  Recipients must have demonstrated financial need.  Renewable for up to four years of undergraduate education with GPA of 2.0.

Edward Fennel Mauldin Endowed Scholarship #2

Recipient must be a first generation college student (neither parent nor grandparents graduated from college), resident and graduate of a high school of Colbert, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Franklin or Morgan counties in the state of Alabama.  The intent of the scholarship is to provide an annual award of $10,000 for one student which would be applied toward tuition, books, fees, University room and board for the academic year for fall and spring attendance.  Recipients must have demonstrated financial need.  Renewable for up to four years of undergraduate education as long as the student maintains a minimum 2.0 GPA.  

Jim and Sarah McCarty Endowed Scholarship

First priority graduates of Muscle Shoals city school system and first-generation college student. Second to a student from Muscle Shoals city school system who is not a first-generation student.

Delores and Weldon Cole Honors Endowment

Dedicated for the benefit of the University Honors Program, and annual earnings shall be applied to scholarships, salary supplements, program support, program enrichment or for any other application deemed to be in the best interest of the Honors Program in the reasonable judgment of the current Director of the Honors Program together with the VP for Academic Affairs.

Lolita Barnes Endowed Scholarship Fund

First preference to current full-time Physical Plant employees and their children and grandchildren, next to graduates of high schools in Franklin, Colbert and Lauderdale County, Alabama enrolled as full time undergraduate students without regard to their major field of study. Preference given to applicants with C grade averages who may not qualify for assistance based on scholastic merit. The principals or guidance counselor at high schools within the Franklin, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties shall be notified of availability.

Bonnie Dell Treece Endowed Scholarship

Recipients shall be full time students with  preference going  to students whose career goals include working with individuals who have disabilities.

Bill Jones Family Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Teresa Carter Leonard Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship is to be awarded to a nursing student of Black or African-American descent by the scholarship committee of the College of Nursing and Allied Health in consultation with the Office of Financial Aid. Recipients of the scholarship must be a junior or senior nursing major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. 

Blackwell Endowment

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Morgan Lloyd Endowment

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

UNA Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Jacqueline Osborne Endowed Scholarship for International Students

Recipients must be international students enrolled at UNA in one or more courses on campus who have financial.

Kathy Dickerson Endowed Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Becky Grubb Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Lt. Phillip Don Childers Memorial Endowment Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Stella Dyar Kelly Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Henry Grady Richards Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Gilbert Melson Scholarship

Recipient should have the opportunity to continue to be eligible for the assistance throughout undergraduate days so long as the student maintains a quality point average equal to the University average for undergraduates.

Coach Ed Billingham Endowed Scholarship

Recognize outstanding academic achievement open to all students who have not been tendered another scholarship priority to walk-on athletes. One year but renewable.

Robbins, Crews and Company

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Jerry Moore Billingsley Memorial Scholarship

Full time students academically qualified who have financial need which cannot be met through federal or state programs shall be given the highest priority.

Leslie Smith Jones Endowed Scholarship Formerly the Schilling Foundation UNA Alumni Endowed Scholarship

Be used by the Alumni Association to recruit students who plan to enter a Christian Vocation, such as the Ministry, Religious Education, Church Music Ministry, Church Administration, Youth Work, etc. Alumni Scholarship Committee shall seek recommendation from the various directors of church related organizations who sponsor a student ministry program at UNA. First consideration will be given to entering freshmen with academic records indicate a 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale.

Clifford and Bessie Soedt Endowed Scholarship

Recipients shall be full time student with 2.5 GPA on 4.0 scale.

Muscle Shoals TVA Federally Employed Women Endowed Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Laura M. Harrison Scholarship

Recipients shall be full time women students who have financial need (subject to Title IX, United States code).

Junior League of the Shoals

For a student with disabilities whose eligibility has been predetermines by the Adult Vocational Rehabilitation Service. Applications will then be reviewed by the Muscle Shoals District Service League Board of Trustees. May be supplemental to tuition scholarships awarded by the Adult Vocational Rehabilitation Service and may be use3d for books and/or room and board and/or the student's personal expense allowance. May be awarded as a tuition scholarship. Not limited to incoming freshmen, may be available to transfer students and students currently enrolled. Awarded as a four year scholarship and paid in eight equal installments until the student receives an undergraduate degree, must maintain 2.7 GPA on 4.0 scale.

Huston Patton, Jr., Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Recipients shall be full time students with minimum 3.0 GPA.

Michael C. Gargis Endowed Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

John T. Willis Endowed Scholarship/J.S. Logan Scholarship

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Mary Earle King Endowment

Recipient shall be deserving full time students with acceptable grades and college entrance exam scores.

Jon and Rosie Cole African-American Student Endowed Scholarship

The recipient recommendations will be selected by the Office of Minority Affairs in consultation with the awarding college and the Office of Student Financial Services.  The scholarship will be awarded to an African-American student.