Alabama Scholarships

James Cothran KD3NI Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by The American Radio Relay League (ARRL), a noncommercial organisation of radio amateurs which operates within five pillars: Public Service, Advocacy, Education, Technology, and Membership.

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Scholarship

Funded by the Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural engineering or agricultural science/technology.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural and forestry production, communication and education, management and finance, marketing, merchandising, sales, agricultural science or engineering.

Monty’s Plant Food Company Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by Monty’s Plant Food Company through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a degree in agronomy, crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil conservation or soil science.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

Linly Heflin Scholarship

The Linly Heflin Scholarship is available to Alabama women who are US citizens that attend, or plan to attend, a four-year Alabama institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Alabama

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers
Salary: $24353 $31819 $31644
# of Open Positions: 28550 22020 15020
Competition*: 1.7 1.5 1.4

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Pediatricians, general Aerospace engineers Pharmacists
Salary: $137796 $86290 $83623
# of Open Positions: 300 2360 3550
Competition*: 1.9 6.8 1.5
Job Title: Computer hardware engineers Engineers Materials engineers
Salary: $81535 $76868 $73190
# of Open Positions: 910 2720 240
Competition*: 1.5 2.1 2.4

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Alabama Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food
Salary: $21386 $14916 $13250
# of Open Positions: 48160 39170 30850
Competition*: 1.1 1.1 1.3

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Lawyers Pharmacists General and operations managers
Salary: $94027 $83623 $82278
# of Open Positions: 5260 3550 21540
Competition*: 0.9 1.5 1.3
Job Title: Financial managers Managers Management analysts
Salary: $76773 $73881 $67841
# of Open Positions: 4030 4070 3440
Competition*: 0.8 1.2 0.7

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Alabama table above, which shows where jobs in Alabama are unusually common compared to other states, the Alabama Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.