About the Scholarship

This Scholarship is given by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education. The scholarship program is a state student assistance program that is established by the Legislature of the State of Alabama. This scholarship program focuses mainly on providing financial assistance to National Guard members. 

A student can utilize the award amount on their tuition, fees, and books. After the applicants are been selected for the scholarship, one can receive it in the form of a cheque from their respective colleges.


How to apply for the Scholarship?

  • The applicant can apply for the scholarship online in the official website of Alabama National Guard units and the Alabama Commission on Higher Education.

  • The Application Form must be signed by a representative of the Alabama Military Department and financial aid division representative.

  • An applicant must produce his/her high school transcripts and official SAT/ACT scorecards to prove their academic excellence.


Award Amount and Deadline

The scholarship amounts to $500 per one term or $1000 per year. The total number of awards varies every year and depends on the applications received.

A student can also renew their scholarship amount after a year and claim the amount for up to 10 years.

The deadline for this award varies and applicants can check the official website for more details about the scholarship.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be 17 years or old and be an official Alabama resident. A student should also demonstrate the financial need of at least $100.

  • A student should be pursuing the first undergraduate program and must have completed the basic training.

  • An applicant must have the grade point average of 2.0 out of 4 to be eligible for this program.

  • A recipient must have enrolled in a certificate or degree program at a recognized and accredited institution in the state of Alabama.