I am very, very thankful for the scholarship I received that helped me reach my goals."

— Emily Howitz, magna cum laude graduate of the University of Alabama

Frequently Asked Questions about Scholarships

Each year, more than 100 students benefit from the many scholarship funds administered by the Community Foundation.


Are you interested in establishing a scholarship fund? Here are some things to consider:

As a scholarship donor, you may choose the name of the scholarship and the criteria. We're here to help you create your scholarship, based on criteria that's meaningful to you. You might consider:

  • The student's area of interest or study
  • Geographical origin
  • Leadership potential
  • Merit
  • Quality of application materials including essay and letters
  • Financial need
  • Demonstrated academic achievement
  • Student’s community service record
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