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John Stallworth Scholarship


Submit the entire scholarship application and all required attachments in one envelope to the John Stallworth Foundation. 

Must be postmarked on or before March 1.

  • A completed scholarship application package must include:
  • Completed, signed application form-do not leave any blank section(s).
  • Essay (typed, 250 words maximum)
  • 3 letters of recommendation from community leaders (e.g. pastor, teacher)
  • Official high school transcript with SAT/Act scores
  • Principal and/or counselors report
  • Copy of acceptance letter from Alabama A&M University
  • Current mailing/contact information: home telephone; email address; parent or guardian's permanent mailing address.

NOTE:  Incomplete packages will not be considered.  PLEASE-Do not include any documents other than the required items listed above; such items will not be used in the selection process.


Applicant must:

Be a United State 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 a documented leadership qualities in high school, church or community activities.


Typed 250 words maximum

Explain why you need/wish to receive the scholarship

Outline applicant's goals beyond college.

Discuss how applicant plans to support Alabama A&M University and community after graduation


  • The John Stallworth Foundation's academic scholarship award is based primarily on scholastic achievement, merit, financial needs and evidence of leadership.  The  minimum John Stallworth Foundation scholarship award is $2,500 per year.
  • Funds are dispersed in the July/August timeframe to post at the beginning of the fall semester for the entire academic year.
  • Scholarships are granted for up to four academic years.  In order for a scholarship to be renewed for the 2nd-4th year, the recipient must:
  • Meet or exceed the minimum academic requirements, and remain in good standing with the University.
  • Submit a formal request letter and an official transcript copy to the John Stallworth Foundation at the end of the spring semester to be considered for the next academic year.