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John Stallworth Scholarship

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SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION GUIDELINES
Scholarship recipients must attend a 4-year college/university located in state of Alabama.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit the entire scholarship application and all required attachments, in one envelope, to the John Stallworth Foundation.  Must be postmarked by MARCH 1, 2018.  Do not send certified mail.

Your completed scholarship application package must include:

  1. Completed, signed application form – do not leave any blank sections. If non-applicable, write n/a in space provided.

  2. Essay (typed, 250 words maximum)

  3. 3 letters of recommendation from community leaders (e.g. pastor, teacher)

  4. Official high school transcript with SAT/ACT scores

  5. Principal and/or counselors report

  6. Copy of acceptance letter from university which you plan to attend

  7. Current mailing/contact information:  home telephone; email address

  8. Permanent mailing address of parent or guardian


NOTE:  Incomplete packages will not be considered.  Do not include additional materials or documents; it will not be considered in the selection process.   All information provided in your application is subject to verification.  If you are selected for the scholarship, you will be required to sign a scholarship acceptance agreement.

SCHOLARSHIP - AWARD CRITERIA

  • Be a United States citizen.

  • Be a high school senior, graduating in good standing.

  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or above.

  • Have a score in the 50 percentile or above on either the ACT or SAT.

  • Have documented leadership qualities in high school, church or community activities.


ESSAY CRITERIA:

  • Typed, 250 words maximum (include your typed name and signature).

  • Explain why you need/wish to receive the scholarship.

  • Outline applicant’s goals beyond college, including how the applicant plans to support his/her chosen university and community after graduation.


SCHOLARSHIP AWARD INFORMATION:

  • The John Stallworth Foundation’s academic scholarship award is based primarily on the financial need of applicants who meet scholastic achievement, merit, and evidence of leadership.  The minimum

  • John Stallworth Foundation scholarship award is $3,500 per year.

  • Funds are dispersed in the July/August timeframe for the fall semester, and in late December for the spring semester.

  • Scholarships may be renewed for up to four years.  Scholarships may be renewed for years 2– 4  if the recipient maintains or exceeds the required minimum 3.0 GPA, and remains in good standing with the university.  You must submit a formal request and an official transcript copy to the John Stallworth Foundation at end of spring semester to be considered for the next academic year.

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