Stillman College awards merit-based scholarships to current and new incoming first-year students. Recipients are selected from a competitive pool of students based on the academic profile and details submitted in the application. The committee considers those who demonstrate strong academic performance and engagement in high school. This determination is based on the grade point average, competitive essay writing, community service, and leadership.  Students need simply follow the directions given on the application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Academic Scholarships

Academic scholarships are awarded based upon the applicant’s academic record. The scholarships awarded cannot exceed full tuition and fees. Students receiving tuition remission benefits or other awards from the College or any other source must adhere to this policy.  Students must apply for these scholarships online. Application opens November 1st through March 1st.

 

The Golden Ticket Scholarship is awarded to students with a 3.8-4.0 GPA.

The scholarship is awarded for one academic year and may be renewed for up to three consecutive years.  One half of the scholarship will be posted to your account during the fall semester and one half will be posted in the spring semester.  This scholarship is only awarded for the fall and spring semesters, cannot be converted to cash, and will not be refunded to the student.

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The Eye of the Tiger Scholarship is awarded to students with a 3.5-3.79 GPA. 

The scholarship is awarded for one academic year and may be renewed for up to three consecutive years.  One half of the scholarship will be posted to your account during the fall semester and one half will be posted in the spring semester.  This scholarship is only awarded for the fall and spring semesters, cannot be converted to cash, and will not be refunded to the student.

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The Blue Elite Scholarship is awarded to students with a 3.0-3.49 GPA.

The scholarship is awarded for one academic year and may be renewed for up to three consecutive years.  One half of the scholarship will be posted to your account during the fall semester and one half will be posted in the spring semester.  This scholarship is only awarded for the fall and spring semesters, cannot be converted to cash, and will not be refunded to the student.

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The Earn Your Stripes Scholarship is awarded to students with a 2.5-2.9 GPA.

The scholarship is awarded for one academic year and may be renewed for up to three consecutive years.  One half of the scholarship will be posted to your account during the fall semester and one half will be posted in the spring semester.  This scholarship is only awarded for the fall and spring semesters, cannot be converted to cash, and will not be refunded to the student.

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Everyday we are bombarded by hackers trying to access a personal information for millions of people globally.  As a regular participant of the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and current conversations with Chief Information Officers in Government and Industry, The President has learned about the need for developing skills in cyber security.  Learning these skills does not require a degree, but participants can gain valuable skills and certification (combined with your degree) that can be an asset to make students more competitive for employment and graduate study.  The President's Cyber Corp Scholarship is open to new and continuing students with a minimum 2.5 GPA. The President has limited the number of accepted candidates to fifteen eager and talented students.  Students will have numerous opportunities to travel and learn, while earning a cyber skill set.

Students must devote five (5) hours per week to cyber activities, and must be interested in internship opportunities in Cyber Security.  

 

Requirements to be uploaded:

  • Letter of interest 
  • Current resume
  • Official transcript 

If awarded, students will receive $2000 ($1000/semester) for one year.

Completed applications should be sent to [email protected].  Incomplete applications should not be submitted.  All applications require an uploaded transcript, essay, and professional headshot.

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We offer Transfer Scholarships to incoming transfer students from the following community colleges. Transfer students who complete their Associate Degree from the below regionally accredited community colleges with a 3.0 or greater cumulative GPA are eligible. Students must register for a minimum of 15 credit hours, remain enrolled full-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA for all work completed at Stillman College in order to sustain their scholarship. The Transfer Scholarship of $2000 per year ($1000/semester) is awarded to full time, on campus students and $500 per year ($250/semester) for online students.

 

To be considered for these scholarships, you must submit a completed application and provide supplemental materials by December 15 (for spring semester) and August 1 (for fall semester) annually.  To be awarded, students must sign and accept award by deadline, complete FAFSA, pay housing fees by the housing deadline.  

The Transfer Scholarship applicants must be  graduates from the following community college programs:


  • City Colleges of Chicago
  • California Community Colleges
  • Cleveland, Ohio Community Colleges 
  • Coahoma Community College

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Endowed Scholarships
Stillman offers the following endowed scholarships to current selected students who fall into the scholarship eligibility pool.  The scholarships are awarded based on donor specific criteria, and are awarded during the Annual Honors Day Program. Application opens November 1st and closes February 1st 2020

 

The Francis D. Stillman Leadership Scholarship was established in 2004 in memory of Dr. Charles Allen Stillman. The scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates leadership in service to the community. 

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The Eligah Clark and Irene Pruitt Little Endowed Scholarship was established by Eligah Clark, a 1963 graduate of Stillman, and Ms. Irene Pruitt Little, a 1967 graduate of Stillman, to assist students with a minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average with having a well-rounded experience at Stillman.

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The Sarah S. Davis Endowed Scholarship was established in 1996 by the Stillman Board of Trustees in honor and appreciation of Mrs. Sarah Striggles- Davis’ contributions to the good of the College. Awards are made to female students who show excellence in scholarship and commitment to service.

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The Edwards Science Endowed Scholarship was established in October 2000 by former trustee, Dr. Horace B. Edwards and Mrs. Fran Edwards of Topeka, Kansas, and is awarded as a merit or needs-based scholarship. 

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The George W. Dockery, Jr. Endowed Scholarship was established in 1996 by George W. Dockery, Jr., president of OK Tire Stores in Tuscaloosa.  The scholarship is awarded as a merit or needs-based scholarship, to a student from Tuscaloosa, AL. 

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The Terrell and Unareed Harris Endowed Scholarship was established in 1992 by Dr. Trudier Harris (class of 1969) and her brother, Peter Harris, in memory of their parents. The award is made to a student majoring in English and Math, who demonstrates leadership on and off the campus.

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The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship was established in 2002 for students in the Harte Honors College who intend to permanently reside in the United States after completion of their studies. William Randolph Hearst was an American businessman, newspaper publisher, and politician known for developing the nation's largest newspaper chain and media company, Hearst Communications.  He is best known for publishing the largest chain of American newspapers in the late 19th century, and particularly for sensational "yellow journalism."

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The Helene W. Hibbard Endowed Scholarship was established in 1983 by Gulf States Paper Corporation in honor of Mrs. Helene Warner-Hibbard, a longtime Stillman Trustee and former chairperson of the Board of Trustees. The purpose of the scholarship is to promote the education of deserving students who are enrolled full time at Stillman College. 


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The Dr. Herman D. Hughes Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007 in honor of Dr. Herman D. Hughes, a Eutaw, AL native and 1959 graduate of Stillman College.  The scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Mathematics or one of the Physical Sciences, with a minimum GPA of 3.0

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The George A. LeMaistre Endowed Scholarship was established in 1983 and is jointly awarded by the First Presbyterian Church of Tuscaloosa and the College. Eligible students must show evidence of good citizenship, must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, must be a rising junior or senior Business or Pre- Law major.  Student must be from a Christian background, and show evidence of leadership and commitment to service.

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The Fred L. May Endowed Scholarship was established to award deserving students in the Harte Honors College.

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The W. James and Willa G. Lowe Endowed Scholarship was established in 1998 by the Lowe family, which is strongly committed to education, civic responsibility, and community service. In addition to junior classification, the Lowe scholarship recipient must have a minimum 3.0 grade- point average, a record that demonstrates good citizenship, a strong commitment to service, and must be a native of Alabama, preferably West Alabama. 


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The Morrow Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2011 by Mr. David Morrow and family in honor of Dr. Eddie B. Thomas, past Vice president of External Affairs at Stillman and a long- time educator in the Tuscaloosa City School System. The scholarship is awarded to a Business Administration major who demonstrates outstanding leadership and character with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

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The Reese Phifer Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund was endowed by the Phifer Wire Company in 1988. It is awarded to an outstanding student from Tuscaloosa County. 


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The Armond Thomas, Sr. Endowed Scholarship was established by the Thomas family in memory of Mr. Armond Thomas, Sr., a strong supporter of Stillman College. It is the desire that of Dr. and Mrs. Eddie B. Thomas and his family that the scholarship be awarded to students who are majoring in elementary education and have completed the freshman year with an overall 2.5 or above grade point average. The students must exemplify good character and be enrolled full-time at Stillman. 


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 The Tuscaloosa Chapter of the Links, Incorporated Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007 and is awarded as a merit or needs-based scholarship.

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The Wayne Presbyterian Church Endowed Scholarship was established in November 2001 by the Wayne Presbyterian Church located in Wayne, Pennsylvania and is awarded as a merit or needs-based scholarship.

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Eugene and Amanda Webb Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Webb, a former trustee, and successful entrepreneur in New York City with interests in real estate, banking and investments, and his wife. The scholarship is to be presented to two top business majors at the College.

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The Betty and Coy Williamson Endowed Scholarship was established in 2011 and is to be awarded to a Business major. Ms. Williamson, a long-serving member of the Stillman Board of Trustees and past Board Chair, and Mr. Williamson are Stillman alumni.

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The Cordell and Marie Wynn Fellowship was established in 1986 in honor of the fourth President and First Lady. Wynn scholars must possess good character and leadership traits and evidence scholarship and servant hood. Awards will be part of a total financial-aid package based on need.

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The General W. J. Williams Leadership Endowed Scholarship was established in 2015.  The scholarship is awarded to students attending Stillman College from Hale, Green, or Sumter Counties in Alabama.  The intent of the scholarship is to make recipients aware that God has put people in their lives that care about them, and want to assist them in reaching their goals (and pursuing their purpose).  Students must be Business Majors who demonstrate moral character and leadership traits, with strong community involvement qualities.

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The Dr. Willie Clyde Jones Endowed Scholarship was established in 2016, in memory of Dr. Willie Clyde Jones (former Dean of Students at Stillman College).  The scholarship is awarded to a deserving Theology and Religious Studies student who demonstrates strong leadership qualities and commitment to service, with a 3.0 GPA.

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The Andrew Wade Family Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Andrew Cox Wade Sr. (native of Reform, AL and former member of the Stillman College Board of Trustees).  The scholarship was founded to assist natives of Pickens County, Alabama with the cost of tuition, fees, and books while attending Stillman College.

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The Bessie German Endowed Scholarship was established in December 2001 by Elizabeth Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It is given in honor of the late Mrs. Bessie J. German, former church musician and former employee of Stillman College.

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The Greentrack Endowed Scholarship Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. was begun in 1988. The scholarship recipient must be a graduate of a Greene County High School.

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Hope Foundation for a Better Tomorrow is awarded to a student that is enrolled full time at the College with a minimum 2.5 cumulative Grade Point Average that is Pell Grant eligible with a remaining balance on his/her account. Open to all majors. Submit this form by email to [email protected]

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Toice and Oreva Davis Legacy Endowment was established to assist students with the cost of tuition and fees and books. Awards are made to students that have unmet financial needs not provided from other sources. Recipients must maintain a minimum of 2.5 Grade Point Average or better and remain in good academic standing in the College of their major if they are continuing candidates.

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The Mildred Davis-Brown Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2019 by Mr. Nathaniel Davis, in memory of his sister Mildred Davis-Brown.  The scholarship is to be awarded to a student graduating from a Greene County High School, with a 2.5 or higher GPA and have a financial need.

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The Alpha Kappa Alpha Advocates for Black Projects Endowed Scholarship was established by an initiative if the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc. in 2006 as a means to advocate HBCU institutions.

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The Bessie German Endowed Scholarship was established in December 2001 by Elizabeth Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It is given in honor of the late Mrs. Bessie J. German, former church musician and former employee of Stillman College.

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The Perry D. Peoples, Jr. Business Endowed Scholarship was established to assist the students with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0, evidence of good citizenship, leadership and commitment to service, interested in majoring in business and/or pursuing pre-law curriculum, and a rising junior or senior. Mr. Peoples was an alumnus of Stillman.

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The Dennis Driver-Charles Storey Leadership Endowed Scholarship was established to assist students majoring in Business.  Students must possess a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Students must write an essay detailing how they intend to use their future success to benefit society.

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