Eligibility Requirements:

  • Live and attend school in Madison County
  • Applicant must be a young woman who is a senior in high school
  • GPA at least of 3.0
  • Only (1) Teacher’s recommendation required
    (please forward Teacher Questionnaire to Teacher)
  • Income no more than 2 ½ times the Federal poverty level
Application deadline was Thursday, February 28, 2019 for school year 2019-2020.  Check here next year to apply for the school year 2020-2021.

Here are our 2018-2019 students:
Amiya Douglas

School – Bob Jones High School

Activities – Work

Hobbies – Working/basketball/hanging with friends

Educational Goals – Educational goal is to keep my GPA above a 3.0 and get a higher ACT score.

Favorite Quote – Be someone who makes someone else look forward to tomorrow.

Career of Interest – Business and Management/Fashion and Design

Aniya Douglas

School – Bob Jones High School

Activities – Basketball manager for the Boys’ and Girls’ basketball team

Hobbies – I like to hang out with my friends, help people out when I can, and go shopping.

Educational Goals – Finish school with a 3.5 GPA or higher – Dual enroll 2nd semester of senior year

Favorite Quote – Be who you were born to be even when there’s a lot of people watching.

Career of Interest – I would like to first become a traveling RN and then further my career into the Business & Management area in able to open my own clothing line and store.

Ayiana McDow

School – Mae C. Jemison High School

Activities – Cheerleading, National Honors Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Conley Chapel CME Church Choir, AFJROTC, Delta Gems, Cap and Gown Project, STEM Summer Institute

Hobbies – Coloring, spending time with friends, and dressing up

Educational Goals – I want to continue my path of as Honor Roll and get an ACT score of 25.

Favorite Quote – Better men have gone through worst. -Ray Mier

Career of Interest – Working behind the scenes of crimes as a forensic scientist for the NCIS or become an athletic trainer for any professional athletic team.

Chandler Oliver

School – Lee High School

Activities – Cheerleading

Hobbies – Hanging with friends, reading, eating, sleeping, and talking.

Educational Goals – Master’s degree

Favorite Quote – Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring

Career of Interest – Nursing

Christen Babicz

School – Columbia High School

Activities – Hiking. Swimming. Listen to music

Hobbies – Hiking

Educational Goals – Graduate College.

Favorite Quote – Not everyone was meant for evolution but rather the revolution.

Career of Interest – Mental Health

D'Asia Chapman

School – Mae C. Jemison High School

Activities – National Honors Society

Hobbies – Reading and spending time with my friends

Educational Goals – Raising my GPA to a 4.5 and keeping As & Bs.

Favorite Quote – Those who don't have power kill to get it, and those who have power kill to keep it. -The Assassination business  Richard Belfield

Career of Interest – Lawyer and Nurse

Gabrielle Henry

School – Lee High School

Activities – FBLA, SGA, Ambassadors, Theatre, Vocal Performance, and Choir

Hobbies – Piano, Singing, Dancing, Writing

Educational Goals – Get a 32 on my ACT, finish senior year with straight As, graduate in top 20, and graduate college top 5.

Favorite Quote – Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It's beyond me. -  Zora Neale Hurston

Career of Interest – Anything that will allow me to help others. (Social work, Musician, Doctor, Business owner)

Janee Sims

School – Mae C.  Jemison High School 

Activities – Hard work and Dedication

Hobbies – Traveling

Educational Goals – Be able to afford anything I want.

Favorite Quote – Don't have one

Career of Interest – Traveling Nurse

Jasmine Graves

School – New Century Technology High School

Activities – Assistant Editor for Yearbook, BETA Club member, SGA member, BSU member, Biomedical Strand member, and a selected Peer Helper at NCTHS.

Hobbies – YouTube Creator, Photography, Volunteering, Writing, Constantly researching and envisioning my future.

Educational Goals – To first pursue a BSN at a college where I can "work hard, play hard" then further my education with an MSN with a specialization in pediatric care.

Favorite Quote – If you really want something, you are destined to have it.

Career of Interest – Pediatric/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Kahleah McCrae

School – Bob Jones High School

Activities – FCCLA

Hobbies – Sewing and doing crafts

Educational Goals – I want to go to school and become a teacher.

Favorite Quote – Reality. It's so much more interesting than living happily ever after. - Meredith Grey

Career of Interest – Teacher

Kailyn Vinson

School – Bob Jones High School

Activities – Track, youth auxiliary

Hobbies – Bird and cloud watching, hiking, drawing, singing, and dancing

Educational Goals – To get into a college and preceded with my dreams.

Favorite Quote – Life is what you make of it.

Career of Interest – Veterinarian

Kayla Dunlap

School – Lee High School

Activities – Writing

Hobbies – Reading, hiking, and performing poetry

Educational Goals – Achieve DPT license and attend UAH up to doctorate.

Favorite Quote – I am a museum full of art. - Rupi Kaur

Career of Interest – Pre-Professional Physical Therapy

Lela Ballard

School – Lee High School

Activities – FBLA

Hobbies – Reading, singing, basketball, shopping

Educational Goals – Attend UA

Favorite Quote – Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

Career of Interest – Lawyer

Molly Culp

School – Huntsville High School

Activities – Hiking, hammocking, singing, water coloring

Hobbies – Theater, choir, art, photography

Educational Goals – Getting into college and obtain my degree.

Favorite Quote – Tomorrow is never promised, live for today.

Career of Interest – Theater or Interior design

Mamading Kassama

School – Lee High School

Activities – Volleyball, Basketball manager, SGA, NHS, FBLA, Beta club, Spanish honor society, freshman mentor, Young democrats, Ambassador, Stem summer institute, Operation 36, Key club, soccer manager

Hobbies – Reading, watching Netflix, helping people, and baking

Educational Goals – To graduate in the top 5 in my class, get a full ride scholarship, and then graduate with a 4.0 or higher GPA

Favorite Quote – Struggles are required in order to survive in life, because in order to stand up, you have to know what falling down is like - August Alsina

Career of Interest – Physical Therapy with a minor in psychology and Spanish

Olivia Crutcher

School – Mae C. Jemison High School

Activities – Working and shopping

Hobbies – Giving my friends good advice

Educational Goals – To go to college with a full ride.

Favorite Quote – Everybody isn't your friend they're just scared to be your enemy - Amour Jayda

Career of Interest – Engineering

Olivia Dappert

School – Columbia High School

Activities – The robotics team and National Honors Society 

Hobbies – Reading

Educational Goals – My goal is to graduate High School in the top 10% of my class.

Favorite Quote – I wake up thinking of yesterday. The joy is in remembering; the pain is in knowing it was yesterday. - David Levithan

Career of Interest – Education

Quanishia Scott

School – Lee High School

Activities – SGA

Hobbies – Working

Educational Goals – Graduate from college with a degree in Psychology.

Favorite Quote – Life is amazing, it is what it should be.  - Drake

Career of Interest – Undecided

Rhyan Eckert

School – Mae C. Jemison High School

Activities – Volleyball 

Hobbies – Eating and binge watching Netflix series

Educational Goals – To have at least a 4.0 GPA and a 21 on ACT

Favorite Quote – What we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later.

Career of Interest – Victims Advocate 

Tamiyah Brown

School – Bob Jones High School

Activities – I work at Steak Out. I sing at church on Sundays. I baby sit when I am at home.

Hobbies – I like to sing and write music.

Educational Goals – I am hoping to get my master’s degree and become a physician's assistant.

Favorite Quote – You can't have a million dollar mindset with a minimum wage work ethic.

Career of Interest – Registered Nurse, Physician Assistant, Pediatric Doctor


Tatiyana Hill

School – Columbia High School

Activities – Sports

Hobbies – Drawing, photography, and singing

Educational Goals – Making an ACT of 24 and graduating High School with a high GPA.

Favorite Quote – Never allow your past to be your excuse in the present, never allow the present to influence an unforgiving future.

Career of Interest – Forensic Pathologist

Here are our past students:
2017-18 Students | Scholarships
Alexis Battie
Amber Baker
Ciera Ward
Fryda Gomez
Irene Rosales
Jayonna Lamar
Joy Gay
Jy’lah Jones
KeAnna Dakwa
Leah Surael Sullivan
Makayla LeCorn
Monique McNeal
Natia Nixon
Nia Muhammad
Rainie Sosa
Synthia Avalos
Tanique Donaldson
2016-17 Students | Scholarships
Ashley Moore – University of South Alabama
Ashlyan Baker – Chattanooga State Community College
Ayala Doars – Alabama A&M University
Danielle Dwellingham – Calhoun Community College
Elizabeth Scruggs – The University of West Alabama
Kiara Broadnax – University of South Alabama
Lyrick Shine – Troy University
Mya Buckner – University of Alabama Birmingham
Oshea Beckford – Troy University
Tamara Thomas