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College Counts Scholarship
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Wednesday, January 01, 2014
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New College Counts scholarships offer funding for Alabama students

This scholarship will give one-time assistance of $4,000 to qualified students enrolling in a four-year university and $2,000 to students enrolling in a two-year school. The award is non-renewable and given directly to the school to cover tuition, fees, books, and supplies. It will be awarded on a semester basis in the student's first academic year, according to the College Counts website.

The application opens January 1, 2014 and closes on March 19, 2014. To apply, go to

Students must meet the following criteria to apply:

-Be a high school senior or first-time college freshman

-Be a U.S. citizen

-Be an Alabama resident

-Be enrolled or planning to enroll in an Alabama eligible educational institution

-Demonstrate financial need

-Have a minimum GPA of 2.75

-Have an ACT score of 26 or below (applicants attending a two-year school will not be required to submit ACT scores)


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