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Foundation and Designated Scholarships

BSCC offers a wide array of endowed/foundation and designated scholarships. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please fill out the online application. Foundation scholarships are awarded specific to each campus of Bevill State. To learn more about the Foundations at Bevill State Community College, please click here.

Fayette Campus Scholarships

DR. HAROLD WADE SCHOLARSHIP

The BSCC Foundation scholarship established by the family of former Bevill State president Dr. Harold Wade. This $3000 award covers tuition and fees for one year, rotated annually in alphabetic order among Fayette, Hamilton, and Sumiton Campuses. Awarded by the standing Scholarship Committee on each campus based on academic merit and financial need. Priority to student who does not qualify for any Pell Grant funds, but still has established need based on the FAFSA Estimated Family Contribution.

BOVAY FOUNDATION GUARANTEED TUITION PROGRAM

Established in 2011 through the generosity of Mr. Harry E. Bovay, Jr., the BFGTP provides all Lamar County high school students or GED recipients the opportunity to attend BSCC for two full years, tuition fee. Click here for a Bovay Scholarship application and specific requirements.

WINFIELD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Winfield Foundation Scholarship provides any Winfield high school students tuition free attendance for the fall and spring semester of their freshman year at Bevill State up to 16 credit hours. Applicants should contact the Winfield High School guidance counselor for application procedures.

MRS. SYDNIA WADE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The BSCC Foundation scholarship established by the family of former Bevill State president Dr. Harold Wade to honor the memory of his mother, Mrs. Sydnia Wade. The award is a $500 book scholarship to be awarded using the same criteria and process as the Dr. Harold Wade Scholarship.

A.L. FRANKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The A.L. Franks Memorial Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded annually to a senior at Fayette County High School who plans to pursue a career in criminal justice. Applications are available from the counselor’s office at Fayette County High School.

JONATHAN KIMBRELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The family and friends of the late Jonathan Kimbrell established this scholarship to honor his memory and recognize the achievements of a graduating senior from Northside High School. The amount of the scholarship varies and selection is made by the Fayette Campus Scholarship Committee.

MOORE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established by the Allen H. Moore family, this scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding senior at Winfield High School. The amount of the scholarship varies. Interested students should contact the principal’s office at Winfield High School.

EARL McDONALD SCHOLARSHIPS

This endowed scholarship program was established in 1994 through a generous contribution from the late Mr. Earl McDonald, a former businessman from Fayette. This $5000 scholarship can be used toward tuition, fees and books and is awarded annually based upon academics, leadership, and financial need. Selection is made by the Fayette Campus Scholarship Committee based upon academics, leadership, and financial need.

BLANCHE SIMPSON WHITLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Generous donations from the family of the late Blanche Simpson Whitley and DCH-Fayette Medical Center have established a scholarship in her name at Bevill State Community College. The Blanche Simpson Whitley Memorial Scholarship provides a $1000 scholarship to a deserving student in Whitley’s lifelong career field of nursing, which she served in at Fayette County Hospital beginning in 1947.

PAULA THOMPSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Paula Thompson Memorial Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship awarded each year to a graduate of Fayette County High School. Selection is made by the Fayette Campus Scholarship Committee and is based upon academics, leadership, and citizenship.

GUTHRIE SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The BSCC Foundation scholarship established in honor of former mayor of Fayette and long-time friend of the College, the late Mr. Guthrie Smith. The $3000 scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding senior at Fayette County High School and is based upon academic merit and leadership ability.  The award can be used toward tuition and fees only.

PHIFER INC. SCHOLARSHIPS

This endowed scholarship program was established for children of full-time Phifer employees. The amount of the annual award varies and can be used toward tuition and fees at any campus of Bevill State. Applications are available from Phifer's HR department or ESP office.

FAYETTE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are made possible through generous donations from the Tillotson Corporation to the Fayette Community Foundation. Recipients are chosen by the Fayette Campus Scholarship Committee based upon academic merit. The following details awards made to Fayette County residents: two $6000 awards to graduating seniors at Hubbertville High School; two $6000 awards to graduating seniors at Berry High School; one $6000 award and one $9000 award (Michelle Bowden Memorial) to graduating seniors from Fayette County High School; three $1000 awards to the most outstanding GED recipients.

LOIS DAVIES HAMILTON SCHOLARSHIP

This endowed scholarship program was established in 2018 through a generous contribution from the late Lois Davies Hamilton. This $5000 scholarship can be used toward tuition, fees and books and is awarded annually based upon academics, leadership, and financial need. Selection is made by the Fayette Campus Scholarship Committee based upon academics, leadership, and financial need.

Hamilton Campus Scholarships

DR. HAROLD WADE SCHOLARSHIP

The BSCC Foundation scholarship established by the family of former Bevill State president Dr. Harold Wade. This $3000 award covers tuition and fees for one year, rotated annually in alphabetic order among Fayette, Hamilton, and Sumiton Campuses. Awarded by the standing Scholarship Committee on each campus based on academic merit and financial need. Priority to student who does not qualify for any Pell Grant funds, but still has established need based on the FAFSA Estimated Family Contribution.

BOVAY FOUNDATION GUARANTEED TUITION PROGRAM

Established in 2011 through the generosity of Mr. Harry E. Bovay, Jr., the BFGTP provides all Lamar County high school students or GED recipients the opportunity to attend BSCC for two full years, tuition fee. Click her for a Bovay Scholarship application and specific requirements.

WINFIELD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Winfield Foundation Scholarship provides any Winfield high school students tuition free attendance for the fall and spring semester of their freshman year at Bevill State up to 16 credit hours. Applicants should contact the Winfield High School guidance counselor for application procedures.

MRS. SYDNIA WADE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The BSCC Foundation scholarship established by the family of former Bevill State president Dr. Harold Wade to honor the memory of his mother, Mrs. Sydnia Wade. The award is a $500 book scholarship to be awarded using the same criteria and process as the Dr. Harold Wade Scholarship.

LOGAN/GREEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Logan/Green Memorial Scholarship is a $600 award per academic year that can be used on tuition, fees, books, or supplies. Eligible applicants are graduating seniors of Brilliant High School with a GPA above 2.0 who will be attending the Hamilton Campus.

ERNEST RANKIN FITE SCHOLARSHIP

The Ernest Rankin Fite Scholarship is a $690 award per academic year that can be used for tuition, fees, or books. Eligibile appplicants are residents of Marion County who are graduates of a high school in Marion County and attending the Hamilton Campus.

CLYDE NIX SCHOLARSHIP

The Clyde Nix Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 award per academic year that can be used on tuition, fees, or books. Eligible applicants are graduating seniors of Hamilton High School who demonstrate excellent academic performance, as well as school and community leadership ability.

JENNIFER MILLICAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This memorial scholarship was established by the Millican family to honor the late Jennifer Millican. The scholarship may be used for tuition, fees or books and is awarded to a Hamilton High School senior who attends the Hamilton campus of Bevill State.

3M FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

This one time scholarship is awarded to a U.S. Citizen in North Alabama in the counties of Marion, Fayette, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Lawrence, Limestone or Morgan. The award is based on merit and need with priority given to students interested in the fields of science and engineering.

PHIFER INC. SCHOLARSHIPS

This endowed scholarship program was established for children of full-time Phifer employees. The amount of the annual award varies and can be used toward tuition and fees at any campus of Bevill State. Applications are available from Phifer's HR department or ESP office.

Jasper Campus Scholarships

BOVAY FOUNDATION GUARANTEED TUITION PROGRAM

Established in 2011 through the generosity of Mr. Harry E. Bovay, Jr., the BFGTP provides all Lamar County high school students or GED recipients the opportunity to attend BSCC for two full years, tuition fee. Click her for a Bovay Scholarship application and specific requirements.

WINFIELD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Winfield Foundation Scholarship provides any Winfield high school students tuition free attendance for the fall and spring semester of their freshman year at Bevill State up to 16 credit hours. Applicants should contact the Winfield High School guidance counselor for application procedures.

Walker College Foundation Scholarships

Walker College Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public education foundation that supports our community by providing full tuition scholarships as well as dual enrollment scholarships and books to students attending Bevill State Community College in Jasper. Walker College Foundation also provides four-year university transfer scholarships to students who graduate from our scholarship program. 

Walker College Foundation, Inc. was established in 1994 from the endowed scholarship funds invested in Walker College. The Board of Trustees desired to keep those scholarship funds local and allow them to grow and benefit students in and around Walker County. Over the last 20 years, more than $2.5 million has been invested in the education of our citizens. 

Individuals and families have donated the funds listed below for the benefit of students in our communities. Anyone can make a donation to these family scholarship funds or to Walker College Foundation’s general scholarship fund. You may also set up your own scholarship fund by contacting Walker College Foundation at htrawick@wcfdn.org or 205-310-3189. More information can be found at www.wcfdn.org. Apply for any of these scholarships through the Bevill State Community College Scholarship Application and select Jasper Campus and the Walker College Foundation Scholarship option. 

Larry Drummond Endowed Scholarship 

Carl T. Hare and Juanita Strickland Hare Endowed Scholarship 

Dr. Jack L. Mott Endowed Scholarship 

George and Willie Averitt Endowed Scholarship 

Bob Reed Mining Endowed Scholarship (Mining family) 

Murphy/Walker Family Endowed Scholarship (Health Sciences/Forestry) 

Dr. David Jack and Mary Ellen Rowland Family Endowed Scholarship 

Montieth/Hulsey/Ferguson/Edgil Endowed Scholarship (family member) 

Nicholson Family Endowed Scholarship 

• Jean Nicholson Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Dr. Francis Nicholson Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Tom Nicholson Endowed Scholarship Fund 

Education Scholarship: 

• Carl T. Hare and Juanita Strickland Hare Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Doris and Mildred Myers Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Pauline Newmark Steinman Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• T. R. Simmons Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Iva Fern Stinson Endowed Scholarship Fund 

English Scholarship: 

• Peyton Wiggins Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Stella & John Whit Long Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Heman & Eliza Drummond Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• William J. Amundson Endowed Scholarship Fund 

Music Scholarship: 

• Lou Betts Bevill Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Pauline L. Guy Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Dr. Ed and Edie O’Rear Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Herman and Maude Maddox Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Dr. Carl Jesse Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• M. L. Mathews Endowed Scholarship Fund 

Visual Arts Scholarship: 

• Visual Arts Association Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• D. J. Brasfield Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Jeffrey R. Bennett Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Charles and Virginia K. Cowden Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Addie B. Whittemore Endowed Scholarship Fund 

Pre-Nursing Scholarship 

• June O’Rear Deavours Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Charlotte B. Flagg Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Mayo and Jeanette Guthrie Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Shirley J. Key Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Krysta Langley Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Marion Sis Grant/WBMC Auxiliary Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Charles E. Tweedy, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund 

General Education Scholarship 

• R. D. Dean Collins Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Harry Benjamin Sherer Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Glen Clem Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Betty Songer Beech Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• H. Guy Able, Sr. Endowed Scholarship Fund 

Citizenship Scholarship 

• Kiwanis Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Voiture 1339 40 ET 8 Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Francis Israel/Thursday Study Club Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Earnest McKeever Endowed Scholarship Fund 

Jasper High School Scholarship 

• Son Humphries Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Geddes Self Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Cecil Burkett Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Marthalene Simmons Endowed Scholarship Fund 

Walker County Schools Scholarship 

• George A. Averitt Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Charles E. Tweedy, Sr. Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Julia D. Tweedy Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• John David Panter Endowed Scholarship Fund 

Winston County Schools Scholarship 

• Mrs. Eliza Lee Tweedy Endowed Scholarship Fund 

• Florence Kelley Johnson Endowed Scholarship Fund 

Walker College Foundation Academic Scholarships 

Walker College Foundation Nursing Scholarships 

William S. & Minnie Thornton Scholarships (Carbon Hill High School students) 

Perry Franklin Newcomb Endowed Book Scholarship 

Steve Byars Annual Scholarship 

Ethan Bland Memorial Annual Scholarship 

Sumiton Campus Scholarships

DR. HAROLD WADE SCHOLARSHIP

The BSCC Foundation scholarship established by the family of former Bevill State president Dr. Harold Wade. This $3000 award covers tuition and fees for one year, rotated annually in alphabetic order among Fayette, Hamilton, and Sumiton Campuses. Awarded by the standing Scholarship Committee on each campus based on academic merit and financial need. Priority to student who does not qualify for any Pell Grant funds, but still has established need based on the FAFSA Estimated Family Contribution.

BOVAY FOUNDATION GUARANTEED TUITION PROGRAM

Established in 2011 through the generosity of Mr. Harry E. Bovay, Jr., the BFGTP provides all Lamar County high school students or GED recipients the opportunity to attend BSCC for two full years, tuition fee. Click her for a Bovay Scholarship application and specific requirements.

WINFIELD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Winfield Foundation Scholarship provides any Winfield high school students tuition free attendance for the fall and spring semester of their freshman year at Bevill State up to 16 credit hours. Applicants should contact the Winfield High School guidance counselor for application procedures.

MRS. SYDNIA WADE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The BSCC Foundation scholarship established by the family of former Bevill State president Dr. Harold Wade to honor the memory of his mother, Mrs. Sydnia Wade. The award is a $500 book scholarship to be awarded using the same criteria and process as the Dr. Harold Wade Scholarship.

PHIFER INC. SCHOLARSHIPS

This endowed scholarship program was established for children of full-time Phifer employees. The amount of the annual award varies and can be used toward tuition and fees at any campus of Bevill State. Applications are available from Phifer's HR department or ESP office.