​​Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter 

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ELIGIBILITY

The Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter Scholarship Award Program is designed to provide scholarships to applicable high school seniors or undergraduate students from the Gulf Coast area matriculating at Alabama State University (ASU).  The chapter’s major focus will be on attracting/recruiting high school seniors to ASU. In some critical instances the chapter will support a graduating senior.

The scholarship award shall be a minimum of $1500 per student. Additional funds may be available depending on a needs assessment and the availability of funds as determined by the Scholarship Committee and approved by the body.

Applying for a Scholarship/Financial Aid Award

Students requesting assistance must complete the Scholarship Award Application in its entirety.  The completed application must be submitted to the Scholarship Committee by the deadline date as specified on the application. The application must be submitted with: (1) a letter of recommendation from an instructor or professor or counselor verifying the applicant’s moral and personal traits, and (2) a copy of the most recent transcript.

Award recipients will be notified in writing of the scholarship award.
Recipients must notify the Scholarship Committee Chair of their acceptance of the award.
If possible, high school seniors will be presented their award during the annual high school recognition day program.
Awards will not be disbursed directly to students but to the respective student account.

Download the Scholarship Application 


Deadline

The application deadline is no later than March 7th of each academic school year.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Due to the demand for scholarships, all applicants must complete the application process and be graded based on the scholarship criteria.  There shall be no special consideration given to students of chapter members/relatives.  The financial awards shall be determined on one or more of the following:

Need (students who are academically qualified to attend ASU and need financial support)
Recruitment (students who are being considered because of high profile, high academic standards, leadership qualities and
who would be an asset to ASU)
ASU Program Project (band, student abroad program, etc.)
Funds (availability of funds)
GPA – 3.0 ACT -18 or SAT- 950

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