"Alabama Scholarships for Service, Not Just Grades"
Chaz Bolden
 ‘I don’t talk like they do anymore, so it is an adjustment.’ Chaz Bolden found that not everyone cheers for you when you go to college. So when he returns from Jacksonville State University to Birmingham to visit family, he doesn’t usually go out with the boys…more

“Smith Scholars’ first successes: Longshot college students drawn from the working class.”  

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AA&M’s Donald presented with new Business Coat.

The Smith Scholarship Foundation is an intensive accountability program providing funding and one-on-one mentoring that requires continued self-assessment and goal planning to optimize college funding collectively for all of our scholars. Our program requires active leadership and cultural experience to foster community service and social accountability.


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Students are chosen from a competitive application process of more than 1, 000 annual applications. Those selected must have demonstrated an ability to overcome adversity and hardship and succeed in contradiction to the odds with a selfless commitment to give back to others while continuing to meet personal challenges to become independent self-sufficient young adults.




2014 Scholarship Recipients will be posted here on April 25, 2014.

(Semi finalists will be contacted for interviews before April 19, 2014)
-Awards Day 2014 will be May 10, 2014
-Scholar Bootcamp will be on June 7th, 2014
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