College can be the best time of your life. But paying for college isn't easy. In fact, the cost of college can make some students afraid to even try. That's why we created the CollegeCounts Scholarship: to provide funding assistance to Alabama high school students who demonstrate a financial need and a genuine desire to make a difference in what's next. If you're thinking about enrolling at an Alabama college or university, donât let funds get in the way. The CollegeCounts Scholarship might just be for you!
Eligibility:-Be a high school senior who will be a first-time college freshman in the fall -Be a U.S. citizen-Be an Alabama resident-Planning to enroll in an Alabama eligible educational institution in the fall-Demonstrate financial need-Have a minimum GPA of 2.75-ACT score cannot exceed 26 (applicants attending a two-year school will not be required to submit ACT scores) This is a one-time, non-renewable award granted on a semester basis in the first academic year.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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