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Endowed Scholarships Available at UNA

Abroms Endowed Accounting Fund. Open to full-time students enrolled in the Department of Accounting and pursuing degrees in Accounting. Preference shall be given to children of employees of Abroms & Associates, P.C. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Lodia and Ora Absher. Open to full-time students enrolled in the College of Business. This scholarship is for one year only. Prior recipients may reapply.

African-American Student Endowed Scholarship. At least one scholarship annually will be awarded to a student from each of the four Colleges and as the funds are available. The scholarship will be awarded to an African-American student.

Justin R. Allred. Recipients of the scholarship must meet the following qualifications; the first priority will be given to students who are graduates of Brooks High School, Killen, Alabama who have been diagnosed with dyslexia. This determination will be made in conjunction with the Brooks High School Guidance Counselors and Office of Admissions. If one or more students do not meet the first priority, second priority will be given to a graduate of Brooks High School, Killen, Alabama. If Brooks High School should ever cease to exist, students who would have otherwise graduated from Brooks High School, who now attend a merged high school, will be considered.

Dawn Corine Allfrey. Graduating senior from Athens High School; selected by Athens High School.

Alumni Scholars. Awarded on the basis of outstanding leadership during high school years as reported on application for UNA Leadership Scholarship.

Alumni Legacy

American Legion Morgan County Post 15 Scholarship. Preference to a disabled veteran, spouse of a veteran, or descendant of a veteran; a statement in writing to verify eligibility will be required; preference given to residents of Morgan County, Alabama; renewable with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Selected by the American Legion Morgan County Post 15 (Decatur, Alabama).

American Legion Post 11 Scholarship. Recipient recommendations will be made by American Legion Post 11 to UNA Student Financial Services. Available to students with Post 11 affiliations (members in good standing or immediate relative), veterans (honorably discharged or retired), members of National Guard (active or reserve); children of fallen or missing-in-action soldiers; or Lauderdale County residents.

AmSouth Bank. Junior majoring in Economics, Finance, Management or Marketing. Selected by UNA College of Business.

Clyde W. Anderson. Open to all students. Awarded to deserving young men and women at the University of North Alabama. Each scholarship is for one academic year. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Marcia Austin. Eligible student nominated by Colbert County High School officials.

Raymond Azbell/Joe Groom\ Collegiate Singers. Recipients shall be full-time students who are members of the Collegiate Singers. This scholarship is for one year only, but prior recipients may reapply for subsequent years. Selected by a special committee from the Department of Music.

Raymond A. Azbell/Edd Jones Endowed Band. Recipients shall be full-time students who are members of the UNA Pride of Dixie Marching Band. Recipients selected by the Music Department. Prior recipients may reapply during subsequent years.

Villard and Clayton Allen Balch. Recipients of this scholarship must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2 and could be a descendent of Villard and Clayton Balch, a graduate of Lexington High School, Lexington, Alabama, a graduate of any Lauderdale County high school, or a deserving student.

Chadwick M. Barber Endowed Scholarship

Lolita Barnes. Preference shall be given first to current full-time Physical Plant employees and their children and grandchildren and next to graduates of high schools in Franklin, Colbert, and Lauderdale County, Alabama, who enroll as full-time undergraduate students at the University and who embody the high moral standards exemplified by Lolita Barnes, without regard to their major field of study. In either case, preference shall be given to applicants with C grade averages, who may not otherwise qualify for financial assistance based upon scholastic merit, but who show promise and might succeed at the University with the assistance and encouragement of a Lolita Barnes Memorial Scholarship.

Gail McGouirk Bell. Recipients shall be from Wayne County, Tennessee, and pursuing a major in Elementary Education. Second priority is given to students from Wayne County, Tennessee, pursuing a major in Education. Third priority is given to students from Wayne County, Tennessee, pursuing a Master's degree in Education.

Bellsouth Endowment

Jim and Marcella Bennett. Full-time Nursing majors. This scholarship is for one academic year but prior recipients may reapply for this scholarship during subsequent years. Selected by the College of Nursing.

Martha Lou Benton. Full-time students with preference to recipients who attended Kilby Laboratory School. This scholarship is for one academic year only, but prior recipients may reapply during subsequent years. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Beta Beta Beta. Biology major or minor; member of Beta Zeta chapter of Beta Beta Beta; overall GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale,3.0 on 4.0 scale in Biology courses; transfers eligible after completing 6 hours of biology courses at UNA. Applications available in Biology Department; due in September for fall, February for spring.

Richard B. "Dick" Biddle/WOWL. Priority given to Broadcast Journalism majors. Selected by the Department of Communications and Theater.

Kelly Houser Bigbee. Undergraduate Nursing student who achieved at least a "B" average in high school. Selected by the College of Nursing.

Coach Ed Billingham. Awarded to student who demonstrates outstanding leadership and academic abilities. Recipient may not receive any other UNA scholarship. Selected by special committee.

Jerry Moore Billingsley. Open to all full-time students. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Biology Academic Endowed Scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship must be a graduating high school senior with a score of 28 or higher on the Natural Science Subtest of the ACT. Recipients must be a full-time student majoring in Biology (Professional, General, Cellular and Molecular, Environmental, or Marine).

Blackwell. Open to all full-time students. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Books-A-Million/T.S. Stribling. Open to full-time students majoring in English. This scholarship is available for one academic year, but recipients may apply for subsequent years. Selected by the Department of English. A separate application is required. Contact the Department of English for more information. The deadline to apply is December 1 of each year.

Raymond D. Boone (1962). Deserving student majoring in Performing Arts such as Instrumental or Vocal Music or Drama. Prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the Music Department.

Clara Devaney Box Memorial. Deserving students planning a career in Elementary Education; full-time students with financial need and potential for success as demonstrated through grades and test scores. Selected by the College of Education.

George E and Cora Broman. Deserving MBA student. Selected by the College of Business.

Coby Stockard Brubaker. Based on outstanding and strong scholastic performance during high school years as reported on application for UNA Leadership Scholarship.

Marvin A. and Grace Bryan. Open to full-time students from Lawrence County and Wayne County, Tennessee. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

William G. Cale, Jr. Memorial Tennis. First priority shall be given to students who are members of the men's or women's varsity tennis team and enrolled in good standing as a full-time student in any discipline. Selected by the Director of Athletics and Tennis Coach in consultation with the Office of Student Financial Services.

Campbell Accounting Endowed Scholarship. Recipients shall be UNA Accounting majors, undergraduate or graduate, who: have the ability and drive to become successful CPAs; have completed Intermediate Accounting I, the junior-level gateway course for the accounting major, with the grade of A or B; and are US citizens. The recipient will be selected on such qualities as character, scholastic achievement, professional potential,

Charles E. Carr, Jr. Awarded to full-time juniors and seniors enrolled in the Department of Music who have expressed their intention to become music teachers and are taking the professional education component for teacher certification. Student must maintain a 2.75 GPA. Selected by special committee.

John Cassimus Memorial

Inez Holcombe Chandler and Vickie Charleen Parker Memorial. Awarded to deserving new freshmen selected by the Office of Admissions, along with high school guidance counselors who have knowledge of deserving students who demonstrate leadership qualities and financial need.

Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene. Incoming freshmen and transfer students; Chemistry/Industrial Hygiene majors; awarded on the basis of prior achievement and potential for future excellence; renewable up to four years with satisfactory progress toward graduation with major in Professional Chemistry or Industrial Hygiene, enrollment in Chemistry or Industrial Hygiene course each semester; cumulative 3.0 GPA in all Chemistry/Industrial Hygiene courses, and minimum 3.0 Cum GPA. Contact Department of Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene, 256-765-4622 or mmoeller@una.edu

Lt. Phillip Don Childers. Open to all students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Coca-Cola Dream. Students who meet the normal requirements for enrollment at UNA are eligible if they meet one of the following requirements: neither parent completed a baccalaureate degree or the student resides in a home of a single parent who did not complete a baccalaureate degree. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Coffee High School Alumni. Awarded to graduates of Florence High School, Florence, Alabama, who enroll as full-time undergraduate students, without regard to their major field of study. Preference given to applicants with demonstrated financial need and high academic achievement. Recipients selected by the University Committee. Prior recipients may reapply for subsequent years.

Delores and Weldon Cole Honors. Open to students enrolled in the University Honors Program. Selection as a scholarship recipient shall be made by the Director of the Honors Program and will be based on the student's record of academic achievement.

Lizzie Hitchcock Cole. The Lizzie Hitchcock Cole Endowed Scholarship is established for the sole purpose of supporting students who have met all the requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education and have declared Elementary Education as their major. Recipients of the scholarship must have demonstrated financial need based on the current and future need based guidelines of the University.

Collegiate Car Tag. Awarded to residents of the State of Alabama. Based on leadership criteria. All incoming freshmen who submit resume to Office of Admissions are considered for this scholarship.

Frank Hughes Condon Jr. Memorial. Recipients of the scholarship must have graduated from an Alabama high school and play defense.

Institute of Management Accounting LH Conwill. Recipients of the scholarship must have declared accounting as a major; have completed at least Intermediate Accounting I with a good accounting GPA and a good cumulative GPA, typically a minimum of a B average; be interested in a career in management accounting and in the pursuit of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) professional credential; be an active participant in an UNA accounting student organization or in the Muscle Shoals Chapter of the IMA; and have financial need.

Cubs to Lions

E.L. Culver. Open to all students. Currently designated for new transfer students and/or incoming Freshman with minimum GPAs/hours completed. Selected by Office of Admissions based on application for admission. No separate form required.

Mary and Raymond F. Deeters. Open to all students. Preference is given to qualified students from Fairview High in Cullman County, Alabama. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Kathy Dickerson. Open to all students; awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

John T. Doughty Jr. Women Athletes. Scholarships will be limited to female students who are American citizens, classified as a junior or senior, who maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and participating in one of the women’s athletic programs.

Drummond Family and Friends. Preference to students majoring in Human Environmental Sciences who have demonstrated success in grades and college entrance examination scores. Prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the Department of Human Environmental Sciences.

Karen Pressnell Duncan. Recipients must be full-time students with financial need who have demonstrated success through grades and college entrance exams. Scholarship for one academic year only. Prior recipients may reapply. Selected by University Scholarship Committee.

Lambert-Ezell-Durham. Open to all students. This scholarship is for one year only. Prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Max Earwood. Open to all students who reside in Lauderdale County, Alabama; prior recipients may reapply; awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upper classmen. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Beatrice Reeves and H. M. Eck Memorial. Education majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to students from Tennessee. The scholarship is for one year scholarship. Prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the College of Education.

Sarah Edmundson. Full-time Nursing major who demonstrates academic merit and financial need. Prior-year recipients may reapply. Selected by the College of Nursing.

Jessie Barnes Edwards. Recipients shall be full-time undergraduate students in the College of Nursing. Preference given to students who may not otherwise qualify for financial assistance based upon scholastic merit, but who show promise and the potential to succeed at the University. Recipients shall be selected by the Department of Nursing. Prior recipients may reapply during subsequent years.

Gregory K. Engle. Awarded to the UNA Student Government Association President during the year in which the recipient serves as Student Government Association President. The scholarship is for one academic year only.

Faculty Endowed. First priority is given to students who have achieved a GPA of 3.50 to 4.0. Second priority is given to students with a GPA of 3.0 to 3.49. Selected by the office of Student Financial Services in consultation with the Faculty Senate.

The Florence Rotary Club Memorial. For deserving Business majors who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship and character as exemplified by the philosophy, mission, and goals of the Rotary International and the Florence Rotary Club. Selected by a committee from the College of Business.

H.A. Flowers. Juniors and Seniors. Preference given to HPER majors. Renewable if satisfactory progress is maintained.

Dr. C. William Foster. Special preference shall be given to English and Professional Writing majors, followed by Language Arts majors. Each scholarship is for one academic year only. Prior recipients may reapply during subsequent years. Selected by the Department of English. A separate application is required. Contact the Department of English for more information. The deadline to apply is December 1 of each year.

Todd Foust Memorial. Recipients will be incoming freshmen who have achieved a 2.75 grade point average and will have demonstrated leadership qualities. Preference will be given to students who attended private high school. This scholarship is for one academic year only. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

James Eddie Frost Memorial. Open to full-time students who are current residents of Public Housing or a participant in the Housing Choice Voucher Program, or any successor program, of the Florence, Alabama Housing Authority. Must have been in such residence for a minimum of two years prior to date of application. Each applicant must expect to graduate from high school or receive a GED certificate in the spring of the year of application and must be planning to enroll at UNA the following fall. Selection will be based primarily on academic achievement with consideration given to extra-curricular and community activities. Prior recipients must reapply during subsequent years. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Eddie Frost Student Teacher. Elementary and Secondary Education majors. Recipients will be awarded scholarship aid during the term of their student teaching internship. Recipients must have achieved a cumulative 3.5 GPA at the time of application, and prepare a paper on "How I Plan to Make A Difference in my Local community following Graduation". Priority given to student who are actively involved in community and/or church through volunteer efforts. Selected by special committee.

Gabel-Cox. Open to full-time students enrolled in the Department of Art with declared majors in the fine arts, with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Applicants must submit: two letters of recommendation from professionals who can attest to their artistic talents, personality and character, a statement of artistic philosophy and career goals, and a folding style portfolio of their work. Preference given to those who demonstrate high quality work in the portfolio. Portfolio should contain fifteen examples of current work, both monochromatic and color, matted or framed where suitable. Three dimensional work may accompany the portfolio if it relates to the area of interest. Selected by the Department of Art.

William F. "Bill" Gardiner. Preference given to full-time transfer student from Northwest/Shoals Community College. This scholarship is for one academic year only.

Michael Gargis. Open to all students; awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Eleanor Parks Gaunder. Recipients shall be full-time students who are pursuing a Master's Degree in English and are resuming their education after an absence of at least five years. Preference is given to women, to the degree permitted by law. Selected by the Department of English.

The Department of Geography Fund. Awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in Geography. Selected by the Department of Geography. Prior recipients may reapply. This scholarship is for one academic year only.

George H. Gibbens. HPER major. Prior-year recipients may reapply.

JB and Pearlie Mardis Goins Memorial. Recipients of the scholarship must meet the following qualifications; first priority will be given to students who are juniors, in good standing, pursuing a degree in Business Administration from the University of North Alabama. If one or more students do not meet the first priority, second priority will be given to students who are sophomores, in good standing, pursuing a degree in Business Administration from the University of North Alabama. If one or more students do not meet the second priority, third priority will be given to students who are pursuing a Master’s of Business Administration and are in good standing.

William M. Gough, III. Recipients of the scholarship must meet the following qualifications; be a senior enrolled at the University of North Alabama, with a Management or Marketing major, and maintain a GPA greater than or equal to 2.60. First priority will be given to students who attended Florence High School.

William A Graham. Awarded to entering freshman. Renewable with 3.0 cumulative GPA. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Pauline Gravlee. Available to students who have completed a minimum of 48 hours at UNA prior to the beginning of the academic year for which the scholarship will be awarded. Student must have 2.80 cumulative GPA at time of application. Preference will be given to women applicants. For more information, contact the Office of Student Life. Deadline to apply is March 1.

Thaddeus Green Memorial. Open to full-time students from Lauderdale County, Alabama or Lawrence County, Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Each application must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from a teacher at Lexington High School. Each scholarship is for one academic year only. Prior recipients may reapply during subsequent years. Selected by a special committee of representatives for Digital Operations Corporation and a UNA faculty member.

Becky Grubb. Open to all students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Robert M. Guillot/Colonial Bank. This scholarship endowment was established by Colonial Bank in honor of Robert M. Guillot, who served as president of the University of North Alabama from 1972 to 1989. These scholarships are awarded to deserving students and may be renewed. Selection is made by University administration on the basis of UNA Academic/Leadership scholarship application filed by February 1.

Dr. Thomas F. "Whitey" Hall Memorial. Open to second year or above, full-time students with minimum 3.0 GPA (may be transfer students with minimum 3.0 GPA from previous schools) majoring in Secondary Education, with the teaching field of Biology or in Biology with an interest in Botany. Each application must be accompanied by a 250 word essay explaining the applicant's interest in plants. Each scholarship is for one academic year only, but prior recipients may reapply during subsequent years. Selected by a special committee from the Department of Biology.

Edith Hand. Sophomore Communications and Theater major with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Selected by the Department of Communications and Theater.

Marsha Whitley Hargett. Junior or senior majoring in Administrative Office Services or Business Education. Selected by the International Associates of Administrative Professionals.

Rhett Harrell. Recipients should meet some of the following criteria: demonstrate financial need, deserving student who may be working while pursuing a degree, maintain at least a "B" average, does not qualify for other academic scholarships. Selected by the Chair of the Accounting Department, Dean of the College of Business, and Director of Student Financial Services.

Laura M Harrison. Open to all full-time female students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Hassell. Awarded to deserving students. Preference will be given to students from and near Wayne County, Tennessee. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Fred L. and Jane Hattabaugh. Recipients shall be junior or senior students pursuing degrees in the College of Education. Recipients shall possess both good academic standing and financial need. This award is for one academic year. Prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the College of Education.

Heart Health Center. Senior Nursing major with at least two semesters remaining in program. Preference to students pursuing a career in cardiac nursing. Selected by the College of Nursing.

Charlotte Hellums. Recipients of the scholarship must meet the following qualifications: the first priority will be given to students who are a graduate of Red Bay High School, Red Bay, Alabama and preference will be given to someone with no major institutional aid. If there are no students from Red Bay High School, preference will be given to a qualified student who resides in Franklin County,

Harlon Hill. Awarded to outstanding student athlete during the spring of his/her senior year of undergraduate school. The recipient must plan to enroll in graduate or professional school either at UNA or at another university upon his/her graduation from UNA. The scholarship is provided for the first semester of graduate studies. Selected by the Athletics Department.

The Harlon Hill Golf Classic Fund. Open to all students. Financial need and successful grades will be deciding factors. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Eunice and George Hoffmeister. Designated to non-music majors who wish to include a college-level piano instruction in their curriculum, and who, on evaluation by the faculty of the Department of Music, demonstrate sufficient aptitude and previous experience to benefit significantly from college level piano instruction at UNA. Recipients are selected by recommendations from the Department of Music.

John W. Holland, Jr. Full-time Biology majors holding regular membership in Beta Beta Beta at UNA. Nominees selected by the Department of Biology.

Humana Hospital. Recipients of the scholarship must be a junior or senior in Nursing who has a 3.0 GPA, or a junior or senior in Pre-Med who has a 3.5 GPA.

Bobby E. and Sara Irons. Awarded to deserving Business majors who have demonstrated success as determined by the College of Business. Preference given to students from Waterloo High School. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Raymond E. Isbell. Incoming freshmen from any high school in Colbert County (Alabama) with overall B average and ranking in upper 20 percent of graduating class. Must enroll in General Chemistry. Renewable with 3.0 cumulative GPA. Selected by Department of Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene.

Shirley A. Isbell. Incoming freshmen from any high school in Colbert County (Alabama) with overall B average ranking in upper 20 percent of graduating class. Must enroll in General Chemistry. Renewable with 3.0 cumulative GPA. Selected by Department of Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene.

James Vernon Jolley. Recipients of the scholarship must meet the following qualifications; first priority -sight-impaired applicants; second priority – students with other physical disabilities; third priority – or other special needs will be eligible to receive this scholarship.

Dr. Jean L. Johnson. English Majors who have achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students majoring in English Education. This scholarship is for one academic year, but prior recipients may reapply. A separate application is required. Contact the Department of English for more information. The deadline to apply is December 1 of each year.

William D. Johnson. Awarded to deserving students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference given to students majoring in English and Language Arts. This scholarship is for one academic year only. Prior recipients may reapply. A separate application is required. Contact the Department of English for more information. The deadline to apply is December 1 of each year.

James Vernon Jolly.First priority is given to sight-impaired applicants; Second priority is given to applicants with other physical disabilities; Third priority is given to applicants with other special needs. This scholarship is renewable for subsequent years. Selected by a special Student Financial Services Committee.

Junior League of Muscle Shoals. Open to students with disabilities, who show evidence of financial need, and whose eligibility has been pre-determined by the Adult Vocational Rehabilitation Service. Renewable if a 2.50 GPA is maintained as a full-time student up to a total of eight semesters (Fall and Spring only) or until recipient receives an undergraduate degree at UNA, whichever occurs sooner. Special application is available through Student Financial Services. The deadline to apply is April 1 for the following year.

Linda J. Kanipe Fund for Chemistry Teachers. Open to sophomores, juniors or seniors enrolled full-time and majoring in Chemistry. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Must also have declared intention to become Chemistry teacher at the secondary or college level. This scholarship may be renewable. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

John Michael "Jack" Karnes. For student athletes whose eligibility has expired but who have not completed their degree requirements. Former student athletes within 30 hours of graduation with minimum 2.0 GPA are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Selected by the Athletic Department.

Stella Dyar Kelly. Open to all students; awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Killian Opportunity. To the extent permitted by law, priority of consideration shall be given to students whose enrollment would enhance the diversity of the student population of the College of Nursing and Allied Health, thereby improving the quality of the educational experience and yielding a College of Nursing and Allied Health pool of graduates more reflective of the general population of the University’s service area.

Mary Earle King. Open to all. This scholarship is for one year. Prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Harley T. and Ruth Kirby. First priority is given to graduates of a high school in Huntsville, Madison, or Madison County, Alabama; second priority is given to students majoring in Computer Information Services; third priority is given to freshmen who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and/or sophomores, juniors and seniors who maintain a 3.0. Renewable for subsequent years. Selected by the Dean of the College of Business and the Chair of the Department of Computer Information Services.

Melva Moody Koonce. Open to all students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Lauderdale County Medical Auxiliary. Junior or senior nursing major from Lauderdale County (Alabama) who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrates financial need. Selected by the College of Nursing.

Franklin Lenfesty/American Chemical Society. Incoming freshmen and transfer students majoring in Professional Chemistry. Selected by Department of Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene and renewable if certain criteria are met. Apply through Department of Chemistry by February 1.

Richard Glenn Lentz. Open to full-time students pursuing degrees in the Departments of English or History, or in programs of study in Journalism or Media Studies. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Gosa-Lindley. Preference given to students who have declared a major in the College of Education and have expressed an interest in becoming a teacher. Second priority given to students who otherwise meet all other scholarship conditions. This scholarship is renewable up to four years, provided recipients maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the university, and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

George Lindsey. Sophomore Communications and Theater major; apply through Communications Department for the following year.

Listerhill Employees Credit Union/UNA Alumni. Open to all students who have demonstrated potential for success through grades and college entrance examination scores. Preference to children of employees or children of members of Listerhill Employees Credit Union. This scholarship is for one year only, but prior recipients may reapply.

Phillip Logan Football Scholarship

Margie Rose Looney Memorial. Awarded in alternate years to full-time students from Athens High School and/or West Limestone High School (Alabama), who have a "C" or better average and have indicated an interest in pursuing degrees in the College of Business. Assistance offered for freshman academic year at UNA. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Morgan Loyd. Education major; awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Frank B. Mallonee. Pre-law students nominated by Department of History and Political Science. Preference given to rising seniors who are Pre-law majors. This scholarship is for one year, but prior recipients may reapply.

Elizabeth G. Mann. Awarded to an entering freshman with outstanding leadership and strong scholastic performance during high school years through interview process.

Claudia Jeanette Marsh. Recipients should be full-time students who have demonstrated success through grades and college entrance examinations. Preference given to recipients who earned their high school diplomas through a GED program. Each scholarship is for one academic year only. Prior recipients may reapply during subsequent years. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Charles N Martin, Jr. $1000/year scholarships for residents of rural Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Walker, or Winston counties in Alabama; Alcorn, Benton, Itawamba, Marshall, Prentiss, and Tishomingo counties in Mississippi; Giles, Hardin, Lawrence, McNairy, and Wayne counties in Tennessee. Other criteria: ACT, 18-25; 2.25 GPA on high school core; financial need. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Francie Martin.First priority will be given to students majoring in Biology, Physics or Earth Science, who are graduates of Florence High School or Brooks High School; second priority is given to students who are graduates of another high school in Lauderdale County. Selected by a committee appointed by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in consultation with the Office of Student Financial Services.

John C. Martin Leadership This scholarship is available to students who have completed a minimum of 48 hours at UNA prior to the year for which the scholarship will be awarded and have a 2.8 cumulative GPA at the time of application. For more information, contact the Office of Student Life. Deadline to apply is March 1.

Marigail McCreary Mathis. Recipients of the scholarship must major in Human Environmental Sciences with a concentration in Merchandising/Fashion Design.

Joseph A. and Genevieve C. Matthews. Recipients shall be graduates of one of the following Alabama high schools, in order of preference: 1) Fairview High School, Cullman or Walker High School, Jasper; 2) Lamer County High School, Vernon. Recipients shall be full-time students, selected on the basis of academic merit and leadership service, not on the basis of financial need.

Reuben Warren "Button" Matthews. To assist deserving young men and women at the University of North Alabama. Preference will be given to a full-time student who has achieved his/her high school diploma through a GED program. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Edward Fennel Mauldin. Recipients of the scholarship must meet the following qualifications; the recipient must be a first generation college student (neither parents nor grandparents graduated from college), resident and graduate of a high school of Colbert, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Franklin, or Morgan Counties in the state of Alabama.

James Ray McCorkle. Open to all students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

W. T. McElheny. Recipients shall be graduates of the UNA College of Education, who attended the College of Education for all or substantially all of their undergraduate courses while maintaining at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, and shall be enrolled full-time in the College of Education as first-year graduate students.

Gilbert R. Melson. Open to all students. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Jerry Mills. Recipients shall be a graduate of Sheffield High School, Alabama. Prior recipients may reapply for subsequent years, provided they remain in enrolled as a full-time student, in good academic standing, and maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the university. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Celestine Martin Mitchell. Awarded to deserving students with preference to students from (1) Lauderdale County, or (2) Lawrence County, Alabama. Prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Ellie Richardson Mitchell. Awarded to deserving students who are Music majors. Prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the Music Department.

Hilda Mitchell Scholarship for the Arts. Open to full-time juniors and seniors enrolled in the Department of Art, with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Applicants must submit: two letters of recommendation from professionals who can attest to their artistic talents, personality, and character; statement of artistic philosophy and career goals; folding style portfolio of their work. The portfolio should contain fifteen examples of current work, both monochromatic and color, presented neatly, matted or framed, where suitable. Three dimensional work may accompany the portfolio if it related to the applicant's area of interest. Preference shall be given to applicants who demonstrate high quality work in their portfolios, with consideration given to academic merit, talent, character and demonstrated achievement in art. This scholarship is awarded for one academic year only. Prior recipients may reapply for subsequent years. Selected by the Department of Art.

William H. Mitchell. Awarded to full-time new freshman with an ACT score or 25 or more. The recipient must qualify for Federal Student Financial Assistance. Renewable if 2.5 GPA is maintained. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Modern Foreign Language

Gladys and Basil Morris Permanent Endowment Scholarship. Open to full-time students enrolled in the Department of Economics and Finance who are pursuing a major in economics and/or finance. The recipient(s) of the scholarship funds shall be selected by faculty members of the Department of Economics and Finance in accordance with rules, polices, and procedures to be established by the Faculty.

Judy Mosely. Elementary Education majors; preference given to Sulligent HS graduate. Selected by the Office of Education.

Frank Mosier. Awarded to a graduating Senior majoring in Drama and Speech who enrolls in graduate studies in Drama upon graduation from UNA. Selected by the UNA Communications and Theater Department by February 1.

Mary Eileen and Clark D. Mueller Endowed Scholarship. Open to full-time students enrolled in the Department of Art who are pursuing a major in Fine Arts. The recipient(s) of the scholarship fund shall be selected by a committee comprised of three or more full-time faculty from the Art Department in consultation with the Office of Financial Aid. At the discretion of the Department Chair, an artist from the community may serve on the committee. Only students who have been admitted to the Bachelor of Fine Arts program in the Department of Art will be eligible for consideration for this scholarship. All studio art concentrations within the BFA degree program will receive equal consideration. Other award selection criteria will include:

  1. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a cumulative GPA in studio arts of 3.25.
  2. An art portfolio review by the selection committee.
  3. A written statement of career goals and financial need.
  4. An oral interview with the selection committee.

Awards to fund scholarship(s) can be made annually. The current scholarship holder(s) must reapply on an annual basis. The scholarship amount will not exceed that which is necessary for tuition and fees, books, and course related art supplies.

 

Harriet and George T. Mueller Endowed Scholarship. Open to full-time students enrolled in the Department of History and Political Science who are pursuing a major in Political Science. The recipient(s) of the scholarship fund shall be selected by a committee comprised of all full-time political science faculty in consultation with the Office of Financial Aid. At the discretion of the Department Chair, another faculty member from the Department of History and Political Science may serve on the committee. Only students who have achieved Junior or Senior class status and who are Political Science majors will be eligible for a scholarship. Priority consideration will be given to Political Science major(s) whose career goals include graduate study in Political Science. Other award selection criteria will include:

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.2 and a cumulative GPA in political science of 3.4.
  • A written statement of career goals and financial need.
  • An oral interview with the selection committee.

Awards to fund scholarship(s) can be made annually. The current scholarship holder(s) must reapply on an annual basis. The scholarship amount will not exceed that which is necessary for tuition and fees and books.

Betty Johnson Mullins - Festival of Trees. Open to full-time students who demonstrate exceptional leadership abilities and have a minimum GPA of 2.75. This scholarship is for one academic year but prior recipients may reapply for this scholarship during subsequent years. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Thomas P. Murray. First priority will be given to Chemistry majors; second priority will be given to students majoring in Biology, Physics or Earth Science. May be renewable up to four years, provided the recipient meets or maintains the criteria. Selected by the Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Department of Industrial Hygiene, Chair of the Department of Biology or the Chair of the Department of Physics, all in consultation with the office of Student Financial Services.

Sandra Cowan Murray Permanent Endowment Scholarship. Open to full-time students enrolled in the Department of English who have graduated from Florence High School and are pursuing a major in English. The recipient(s) of the scholarship funds shall be selected by faculty members of the English Department in accordance with rules, policies, and procedures to be established by the English Faculty.

Muscle Shoals TVA Federally Employed Women. Awarded to a deserving student. Selected by Muscle Shoals TVA Federal Employee Women Scholarship Committee.

Muse. Deserving Math majors. Renewable with a 2.75 GPA. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Ramona Brown Nelson. Junior or senior preparing for careers in health or health-related work. Preference given to students who plan careers as athletic trainers, in physiology, or in medicine. Selected by the Athletics Department.

Northwest Alabama Press Association. Sophomore or junior majoring in Speech, Communication, Theatre, Journalism, Radio, Television, Photo Journalism, or Public Relations. Recommendations by the Northwest Alabama Press Association Scholarship Selection Committee.

Northwest Alabama Cancer Center. Science or Nursing majors; awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the College of Nursing.

E. B. Norton. Deserving full-time students who have demonstrated academic merit and financial need.

Virginia Bayless O'Connell Honors. Recipients shall be enrolled as full-time students in the University Honors Program and have demonstrated financial need. This scholarship is for one year. Prior recipients may reapply. Selected by a committee appointed by the President in consultation with the Director of the University Honors Program.

Inez Holcomb Chandler and Vickie Charleen Parker Memorial. First priority will be given to students with sufficient need, based on calculations from the Offices of Student Financial Services and Admissions and high school guidance counselors; second priority will be given to students who demonstrate financial need and leadership skills; third priority is given to students who demonstrate financial need. Selection made by the Office of Admissions.

Patrons' Art. Open to all students who declare Art as major. Selected by the Department of Art.

Donald H. Patterson Memorial. Open to all students. Awarded to deserving young men and women at the University of North Alabama. This scholarship is for one academic year only. Prior recipients may reapply for this scholarship during subsequent years. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Huston Patton, Jr. Open to all students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Renewable with a "B" average.

Katherine Pearce

Pilot Club of Florence. Full time Nursing majors starting their 3rd year in the School of Nursing. Preference given to student from Colbert and Lauderdale counties in Alabama. This scholarship is for one academic year but prior recipients may reapply for this scholarship during subsequent years. Selected by the College of Nursing.

Robert Francis Pinkney Permanent Endowment Scholarship. Open to full-time students enrolled in the Department of Chemistry And Industrial Hygiene who are pursuing a major in chemistry. The recipient(s) of the scholarship funds shall be selected by faculty members of the Chemistry Department in accordance with rules, policies, and procedures to be established by the Chemistry Faculty.

Elliott and Bonnie Pood. One scholarship is for Communication majors with preference to Organizational Communication majors. The recipient is selected by a Communications Dept. committee. A second scholarship is for a Freshmen or Sophomore student enrolled in a Military Science course and not currently receiving an ROTC scholarship. The recipient must be enrolled in a Military Science course in the spring semester and have at least an overall 2.0 GPA. A Military Science panel will select the recipient. Both scholarships are for one academic year but prior recipients may reapply.

Geneva Hill and Martin & Mable Cooper Posey. Open to all students with preference to students who reside in Madison County, Alabama. This scholarship is for one year but prior recipients may reapply for subsequent year. Selected by the Office of Admissions.

Morton Prouty, Jr. Children of employees of Midcoast Energy Resources (formally Atrion). Nominations by Midcoast Energy Resources.

Chris Quillen Memorial. Recipients shall be students majoring in one of the Entertainment Industry programs. High academic achievement shall not be a criteria for selection. Preference shall be given to applicants who demonstrate the need for financial assistance to undertake their internships. This scholarship is for one academic year only, but prior recipients may reapply for subsequent years. Selected by the Department of Entertainment Industry.

Hovey Reed. Recipients of the scholarship must have demonstrated financial need based on the current and future need based guidelines of the University and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Henry Grady Richards. Open to all students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Charles W. Richmond. Full-time students majoring in Chemistry. The scholarship is for one academic year but prior recipients may reapply. Recipients will be selected by faculty members of the Chemistry Department.

Paul Risner. Recipients shall be full-time graduate students in the College of Education. Selected by a committee as recommended by the Dean of the College of Education. The scholarship is for one academic year. Prior recipients may apply.

Robbins, Crews and Associates. Open to all. This scholarship is for one year but students may reapply for subsequent years. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Harvey and Joyce Ann Robbins. The recipient recommendations will be selected by a committee comprised of the Deshler High School principal, senior guidance counselor, the Mayor of Tuscumbia, and/or their designated representative in consultation with the Office of Student Financial Services. The awards will be made in scholarship amounts based on funds available and the number of students selected. Students eligible to receive the scholarship must (1) be a graduate of Deshler High School, Tuscumbia, AL, (2) be an incoming freshman, transfer student, and/or current or re-admitted UNA student, and (3) have demonstrated financial need based on the current and future need based guidelines of the University. Other than financial need, academic performance will also be considered as part of, but not limited to the scholarship award process.

Martha Rose and Stanley Robbins. Open to all students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Grace and Howard Roberts Memorial. Recipients of the scholarship must meet the qualifications of the current and future based guidelines of the University Honors Program.

T.M. Rogers, Jr. Awarded to marketing majors. Selected by UNA College of Business.

James Earl Romine. Preference to full-time students with a parent who is a law enforcement officer from Colbert, Franklin, or Lauderdale counties in Alabama. Otherwise, preference to son or daughter of law enforcement officer or to a criminal justice major. Selected by a special committee.

ROTC Endowed Scholarship. Scholarship recipient recommendations will be selected by the Office of Financial Aid in consultation with the department of the ROTC. Recipients of the scholarship shall have demonstrated financial need based on the current and future need based guidelines of the University.

Schilling Foundation UNA Alumni. Entering freshmen who plan to enter a Christian vocation such as ministry, religious education, church music ministry, church administration and youth work. Renewable with a 2.0 GPA. Selected by the UNA Alumni Scholarship Committee.

D. Mitchell Self. Open to all students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Renewable with a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Hal Self Student Athlete Post-Graduate. First priority is given to students who have played on scholarship for at least two years for any varsity team in the Department of Athletics, have graduated from the university, whose eligibility for an academic scholarship has expired, and who have enrolled as a full-time post-graduate students in any academic discipline. Selected by the University Department of Athletics and the Office of Student Financial Services.

Sheffield Rotary Club. Deserving full-time Nursing major. Selected by the College of Nursing.

Gladys Shepard. Freshman majoring in Theater. Apply through UNA Communications and Theatre by February 1 for the following year. Selected b y the Communications and Theater Department.

Effie Poole Sherrod. Recipients of the scholarship must be full-time students enrolled in the College of Education with the intention of becoming an elementary or secondary school teacher. Preference shall be given to applicants with demonstrated financial need, academic achievement and creative ability, and, to the extent permitted by law, to males.

Henry Floyd Sherrod. Recipients shall be full-time students enrolled in the College of Education with the intention of becoming an elementary or secondary school teacher. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, creative ability and, to the extent permitted by law, males.

Chris Burns and Alex Sloan Golf Program. First priority will be given to students who are Alabama residents with a minimum 2.50 GPA for the academic year; second priority is given to out-of-state students who maintain a minimum 2.50 GPA during the academic year.

Sneed Family. Preference to full-time Juniors and Seniors in the College of Education. This scholarship is for one academic year only, but prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Sociology and Criminal Justice Department. Full-time Sociology/Criminal Justice major nominated by department.

Clifford & Bessie Soedt. Open to all students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Renewable with a cumulative 2.5 GPA.

State Farm Leadership Scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship must have demonstrated records of service, and leadership. Associates or children of associates will not receive a preference with regard to the award of the scholarship.

Lindsey Stricklin Memorial. Awarded to graduate English majors or undergraduate English majors (English option or Language Arts option) with a minimum 3.0 cumulative average (3.5 cumulative average on the graduate level) who demonstrate evidence of financial need. Preference to members of Sigma Tau Delta, former students of Pinhook School and residents of Lutts, Tennessee. This scholarship is for one academic year only, but prior recipients may apply during subsequent years. Selected by the Department of English. A separate application is required. Contact the Department of Education for more information. The deadline to apply is December 1 of each year.

M.M. Striplin, Jr. Awarded to full-time students majoring in Chemistry. Nominees recommended by the Department of Chemistry. This scholarship is for one year only but prior recipients may reapply.

Jennifer Leigh Sunseri Memorial. Scholarship shall be awarded to students who are majoring in Special Education with plans to teach at the elementary or high school level and who accept the scholarship with the intent of fulfilling the guidelines of the scholarship during the academic year for which the funds are awarded. If there is an eligible candidate from the Haleyville, Alabama area, that candidate will be given priority.

Roscoe S & Eva C Tallman. MBA students; prior recipients may reapply.

James H. Tanner Memorial. Awarded to students who have financial need and a potential for success through grades and college entrance examination scores. First preference to student athletes who are no longer eligible for athletic scholarships. Second preference to students majoring in Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

Tennessee River, Inc. Employee. Open to all students.

Tennessee Valley Historical Society. UNA High School History Scholarship Competition is open to area high school seniors. The Tennessee Valley Historical Society awards three scholarships annually; one semester's tuition for first place, one-half semester's tuition for second place and one quarter's semester tuition for third place. Not limited to history majors.

Lucas Terry Memorial. Open to deserving full-time students in good academic standing. Recipients must be children from foster homes or single-parent families, with preference given to applicants with demonstrated financial need. This scholarship is for full tuition and fees for a total of four years (eight semesters), provided the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress and enrolls for at least twelve hours each semester. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Times Daily/ New York Times Foundation. For deserving Communications and Theatre major. This scholarship is for one academic year but prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the Department.

Bonnie Dell Treece. Open to all students who have financial need. Preference will be given to students whose career goals include working with individuals who have disabilities. This scholarship is for one year only, but prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Ted Treece. Open to full-time students who have financial need. Preference given to students who are members of the UNA golf team. This scholarship is for one year only but prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the University Athletic Department.

TVA Muscle Shoals Chapter of the National Management Association. Selected by Student Financial Services Committee and appointed by the President. For full-time Business majors with preference to Management majors. Minimum GPA 3.0. Prior recipients may reapply for this scholarship during subsequent years.

UNA Huntsville Alumni Association. Recipients of the scholarship must meet the following qualifications; first priority – graduate of a high school in Huntsville, Madison, or Madison County; second priority – students majoring in Computer Information Services; third priority – freshman who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and/or sophomores, juniors and seniors who maintained a 3.0 GPA will be eligible to receive this scholarship.

UNA Memorial Scholarships. Over the years the University of North Alabama has received many gifts in memory or in honor of different individuals who held the University in high regard. Many of these gifts have been designated for scholarships, and they are invested in a perpetual scholarship fund known as the UNA Memorial Scholarship. Open to all students; awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA.

United Daughters of the Confederacy (Alabama Division). Alabama residents with lineal descendants of worthy Confederates or collateral descendants who are members of the Children of the Confederacy or of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Special application available in Student Financial Services.

Susan Kirkman Vaughn. Full-time junior or senior history major; minimum 3.0 GPA. Renewable with a 3.0 grade point average. Briefly discuss your academic and vocational plans and goals. Selected by the History Department.

Vicks, Parks, McCarthy. Vicks/Parks/McCarthy scholars shall be full-time students who have declared majors in music and have demonstrated potential for success at the University based upon grades, college entrance examination scores and other applicable criteria. Preference shall be given to candidates who are percussionist and who are graduates of Red Bay High School, Red Bay, Alabama.

Clark Warren. Open to full-time students who are Marketing majors (i) entering their junior years with a declared major in Marketing, (ii) were deemed marginally eligible for enrollment as incoming freshmen at UNA based upon high school grades, college entrance examination scores and other applicable criteria. This scholarship is for one year only, but may be renewed at the discretion of the selection committee in the case of recipients who (i) successfully complete their junior year, (ii) continue to meet the criteria, (iii) reapply for their senior year. Selected by a special committee from the Department of Marketing.

Eula Ethel White Memorial. Graduates of Brilliant High School, Brilliant, Alabama, or lineal descendants of Eula Ethel White, regardless of where they attended high school. Preference shall be given to applicants with a "C" average who may not qualify for financial assistance based upon scholastic merit. This scholarship is for one academic year. Prior recipients may apply.

Ora Broyles Wikle. Preference given to full-time students who reside in Madison County, Alabama, who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is for one academic year only and is renewable with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Charlotte and Albert Williams Endowed Scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship must be pursuing a degree in the College of Business and have demonstrated financial need based on the current guidelines of the University.

David Brian Williams. Awarded to deserving students with preference to active members of Highland Baptist Church, Florence, Alabama. Prior recipients may reapply.

John T Willis. Open to all students. Awarded on the basis of grade level classification and cumulative UNA GPA. Priority is given to upperclassmen. Selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Lucile Coltharp Wilson. Sophomore, junior or senior Human Environmental Science major. Selected by the Department of Human Environmental Sciences.

Carol W. Wood Academic Achievement Award. Recipients shall be full-time students majoring in English/Language Arts with an expressed intention of becoming English teachers. Entering freshmen may be considered based on high school performance. Selection shall be based solely upon academic achievement, without regard for financial need. Recipients may be eligible for subsequent years, provided that they remain enrolled and qualify. Selection is made by the Department of English.