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Scholarships

The Enterprise State Community College scholarship application deadline is March 1st. Our available scholarships have already been awarded for the upcoming academic year. We will begin the application process again after October 1, 2017. Please read below for all information pertaining to our scholarships.

HOW TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Enterprise State Community College and the ESCC Foundation offer a rich variety of scholarship opportunities to outstanding students. Scholarships are awarded for academic performance, technical promise, career interests, and for participation in the fine arts, athletics, and leadership activities.

The scholarship application process at ESCC is competitive.

Successful applicants must submit a complete scholarship application packet before the deadline, March 1st. Applicants are urged to complete their application packets one week before the deadline to avoid last minute processing problems.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

A complete application package consists of the following items:

  1. ESCC application for admission
  2. The students Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from www.fafsa.gov.  ESCC’s Federal School Code for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is 001015. Contact ESCC Financial Aid at 334-347-2632 Ext. 2214 or financialaid@escc.edu with questions about the FAFSA
  3. When the scholarship application form is available, all required items must be completed or the application cannot be submitted
  4. High School transcript (if still enrolled in high school), GED documentation (if a GED recipient), or an official college transcript from each college previously attended (for transfer students)
  5. High School and/or college transcripts may be mailed to the address below, faxed to 334-347-0191, e-mailed to scholarshipapp2015@escc.edu, or delivered to:

ESCC Financial Aid Office
Attn: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 1300
600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36331

ESCC SCHOLARSHIPS

Presidential, Academic, Career, and Technical

The College offers a variety of scholarships open to students entering the College directly from high school as well as those returning to college. Criteria for these scholarships vary but generally include academic performance and/or field of study.

Presidential Scholarships are reserved for valedictorians and salutatorians of high schools in the College’s service area. Academic Scholarships are awarded to students who plan to receive an A.A. or A.S. degree from ESCC and/or transfer to a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor’s degree. High school students must be ranked in the top 25% of their graduating class. Current and past ESCC students must have completed at least 12 semester credit hours at ESCC and have earned at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Career and Technical Scholarships are awarded to students who plan a career in one of the career or technical fields of study offered at ESCC. Students must have at least an 80 average in their high school grades or have passed the GED test. Current and past ESCC students must have completed at least 12 semester credit hours at ESCC and have earned at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

These scholarships may be awarded for up to two academic years, provided the recipient maintains the required grade point average and completes the minimum required credit hours per semester. Scholarship renewal for the sophomore year is not automatic. Students who wish to renew their scholarships must reapply each year by March 1.

Fine Arts

Students talented in music, visual arts, and theatre are invited to apply and audition for a Fine Arts Scholarship. Enterprise State Community College offers scholarships for participation in the ESCC Concert Band, ESCC Concert Choir, Entertainers Show Choir, Theatre, and Visual Arts. These fine arts activities provide cultural enrichment for the college and surrounding communities.

Students must take a minimum of 12 credit hours and must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

Leadership

ESCC offers leadership scholarships to a limited number of students who are interested in participating in student leadership organizations. Recipients are required to maintain at least a 2.50 cumulative GPA.

The W.O.W. Team (Welcoming Orientation Weevils) conducts orientation activities for new students on the Enterprise Campus.

The ESCC Ambassadors are the official college student hosts and hostesses for the Enterprise campus, giving tours and serving in a multitude of capacities both on Enterprise campus and in the community.

The ESCC Aviators serve as the official college hosts and hostesses on the Alabama Aviation Center campus at Ozark.

Athletics

These scholarships are available for students attending classes at the Enterprise Campus only. Athletic scholarships in men’s and women’s basketball, men’s baseball, and women’s softball are awarded to students who demonstrate ability in these sports. Tryouts are required.

If awarded, these scholarships are for one year (renewable) and only applicable if the recipient participates in and is declared eligible in the sport for which he or she is signed. Students on athletic scholarships must abide by the same satisfactory academic progress standard expected of all students on financial aid.

Senior Adults

Any student meeting institutional admission requirements who is 60 years of age or older is eligible for the Senior Adult Scholarship Program, which covers tuition only. This scholarship can be used for transitional and credit courses. Scholarships are limited based on availability of space. Senior adults may receive the waiver only once per course.

General Education Diploma (GED)

All students who have successfully completed the GED test are entitled to enroll in one course at any Alabama Community College System institution free of charge up to 3 credit hours. To determine eligibility contact Adult Education on the Enterprise Campus at (334) 347-2623, ext. 2218.

The College also offers a GED Scholarship to the GED recipient selected as the Adult Education Student of the Year. Adult Education Instructors may nominate outstanding students to the Director of Adult Education for consideration. This scholarship is awarded in May at the annual ESCC Adult Education Graduation Ceremony.

THE ESCC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The Enterprise State Community College Foundation was established in 1982 for raising private funds to help meet the needs of the college. The foundation annually provides scholarships which are based on the same general criteria as the ESCC academic scholarships. Additionally, several named scholarships with specific criteria have been established by foundation supporters in honor or in memory of specific individuals or organizations.

The Delano Anderson Scholarship—This scholarship was established by the late Delano Anderson and his wife Joann, their friends, and ESCC colleagues. Mr. Anderson was one of the first faculty members at Enterprise State Community College and served as a counselor and art instructor until his retirement in 1992. The scholarship award is based on the college’s academic scholarship criteria.

The Dr. Mary D. Bauer Scholarship—This scholarship is given by Barbara and Terry Everett in honor of Dr. Mary D. Bauer, retired Dean of Community Services and Continuing Education at ESCC. The scholarship is awarded annually with priority given to a re-entry woman desiring to continue her education.

The W. T. Benson Memorial Scholarship—Established by members of the Benson family in memory of their husband and father, this scholarship is awarded to an applicant from Geneva County who demonstrates financial need and academic promise (no minimum grade point average required).

The Jimmy and David Boyle Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship is named in memory of James Dale Boyle and Robert David Boyle, former students of Enterprise State Community College. Presented by Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Boyle in memory of their sons, the scholarship is based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Edna and Robert Brown Scholarship—This scholarship was established by Dr. Rebecca Armstrong, retired English instructor at ESCC, in honor of her parents, Edna and Robert Brown.

The Brunson Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship is named in memory of Mary Bailey, Fox Brunson Sr., and Fox Brunson Jr. Presented by former Judge and Mrs. Marion Brunson in memory of Marion’s parents and brother, the scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving graduate of Elba High School. Criteria are the same as for ESCC’s academic scholarships.

The Dr. Emmett Thomas Brunson Scholarship—Two scholarships are awarded in memory of Dr. Emmett Thomas Brunson, a practicing physician in Enterprise until his death in 1982. Presented by Mrs. Jackie Brunson, Emmett, Eric, and Beth Brunson in memory of their husband and father, the scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of Enterprise High School. Criteria are the same as for ESCC’s academic scholarships.

The Dr. and Mrs. Emmett Treadwell Brunson Scholarship—Two scholarships are awarded in memory of Dr. Emmett Treadwell Brunson and Mrs. Foy T. Brunson. Dr. Brunson practiced medicine in Geneva County for more than 50 years. Presented by Mrs. Jackie Brunson and her children and Mrs. Winfield Baird (Dr. Brunson’s daughter), the scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of Samson High School. Criteria are the same as for ESCC’s academic scholarships.

The Jerry Brunson Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship was endowed by Mr. Brunson’s wife Sara, his children and his many friends in memory of community leader Jerry Brunson. Mr. Brunson was a native of Coffee County, and his banking career spanned more than 40 years. He was a deacon of the First Baptist Church of Enterprise, a Rotarian, manager of the E.L. Gibson Foundation, and active in many other local civic organizations. He was a director of the ESCC Foundation and served as secretary/treasurer. The scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of a Coffee County high school who meets the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships. Furthermore, the recipient must provide evidence of participation in community service activities.

The Brantley Eugene and Ethel Erin Chapman Bush Scholarship—This scholarship is named in memory of Brantley Eugene and Ethel Erin Chapman Bush. Presented by Mrs. J. L. (Ruth) Warren in memory of her parents, the scholarship is based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Gladys Clark Scholarships—These scholarships, presented by Miss Gladys Clark, are awarded annually to graduates of a Coffee County high school. Miss Clark was the Coffee County Circuit Clerk for 36 years. In giving these scholarships, Miss Clark expressed her appreciation to the people of Coffee County for their devoted support during her years in office. The two scholarships are based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Conner Scholarships—These scholarships are named for and sponsored by Mrs. Robert Conner and the late Mr. Conner of Enterprise and Mrs. Louise Conner Rowe of Lake Worth, Florida. Six scholarships are awarded annually and are based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Ross Cotter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship—The Ross Cotter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship was given by Mr. and Mrs. Robin Earl Morgan in memory of Mrs. Morgan’s father. Criteria are the same as for ESCC’s academic scholarships.

The R.A. Culpepper Scholarship—Established by his family, this scholarship is named in memory of Mr. R.A. Culpepper, a prominent businessman of Enterprise and Columbus, Georgia. The scholarship is awarded annually to area students.

The Charlie Davis Scholarship—This scholarship is named in memory of Charlie Davis, a former ESCC student, and established by his family and friends. Charlie was a 1969 graduate of Samson High School, remembered as an outstanding basketball player. He is among the school’s athletes who have earned All-American Honors. He also played at ESCC during the 1969-70 season and later served in the Alabama National Guard as Chief Warrant Officer. The dedicated husband, father, business manager, and exceptional athlete died of cancer in 1985 at the age of 34. Criteria are the same as for ESCC’s academic scholarships.

The Dr. J. W. “Jim” Dobbs Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship is named in memory of Dr. J. W. “Jim” Dobbs, an Enterprise optometrist and businessman. Dr. Dobbs also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the ESCC Foundation. Dr. Dobbs’ friends and family established this scholarship to be awarded to a deserving student.

The Cleve Donaldson Art Scholarship—This scholarship, presented by former Enterprise Mayor Don Donaldson and his wife Louise, is given in memory of their son Cleve and his artistic talents. Students who have artistic talents may apply for this scholarship by submitting a scholarship application to the Chair of the Scholarship Committee along with a minimum of three artistic works for evaluation by the ESCC Scholarship Committee. A letter of recommendation from an instructor, preferably an art instructor, must also accompany the application.

The Fred D. Donaldson Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship was endowed by the Citizens Bank in memory of Fred D. Donaldson, a community leader and businessman. The scholarship is currently awarded to ESCC faculty and staff for professional development.

The Mark T. Donnell Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship is named in memory of Mark Donnell, Sr., Mark (Pete) Donnell, Jr., and Mrs. Inez B. Donnell. Presented by Mrs. Doris Donnell Mezick, the scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student. The scholarship is based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The R. W. Dowling, Jr. and Family Scholarship—This scholarship was established by the Dowling family and is named in memory of R. W. and Elizabeth C. Dowling. This scholarship will be awarded annually to a student from the Coffee County area with a “C” average or above and who plans to major in the field of education with a “C” average or above.

The Edwards-Pridgen Memorial Scholarships—These scholarships are awarded annually to deserving honor students. These awards were the first endowments established at ESCC.

The Onna Mae Ellis Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship was established by Mrs. Linda E. Bolton in memory of her mother. Criteria are the same as the College’s academic scholarships; preference is given to graduates of Enterprise High School who are members of the Anchor Club. The scholarship is awarded by a committee at Enterprise High School.

The Bart J. Engram Memorial Scholarship
—This scholarship was established in memory of Bart J. Engram by his children Bart, Jr., Sara, and Robert Engram. A native of New Brockton and a longtime resident of Enterprise, Bart J. Engram had the opportunity to live, work, and study in numerous places, but he was always drawn back to Coffee County. An educator and banker, he played an active role in the civic, cultural, and religious life of the community. He took a special interest in the educational achievements of local students. The scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of New Brockton High School. Priority is given to a student who meets the criteria for the College’s academic scholarships.

The Elizabeth Henderson Engram Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship was established in memory of Elizabeth H. Engram by her husband, Bart J. Engram, and her children Bart, Jr., Sara, and Robert Engram. Elizabeth Henderson Engram was a native and longtime resident of Enterprise. An educator and homemaker, she had a strong interest in the cultural and religious life of the community and a keen sense of the value of education. The scholarship is awarded annually with priority given to a re-entry ESCC student who meets the criteria for the College’s academic scholarships.

The Enterprise Banking Company Scholarships—Two Enterprise Banking Company Scholarships are awarded annually per the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships. Preference is given to qualified applicants from Enterprise.

The Enterprise Lions Club Scholarship
—Given by the members of the Enterprise Lions Club, this scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student from Enterprise High School.

The Enterprise Rotary Club Scholarship
—This scholarship was established by members of the Enterprise Rotary Club. No GPA is required to apply for this scholarship. Preference will be given to a graduate of Enterprise High School.

The Shavonna Fiems Memorial Scholarship—Shavonna was a student at Enterprise State Community College. This scholarship was established by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fiems, her brother, Thomas, and many friends. Criteria are the same as ESCC’s academic scholarships, and application is open to area female students.

The Ned F. Folmar Scholarship
—This scholarship was established by friends and colleagues of Mr. Folmar, who was a founding partner in Pea River Timber Company, Inc. The recipient must be a student from Crenshaw, Coffee, or Pike County with preference given to a student majoring in forestry and secondary preference given to an applicant who plays baseball or softball.

The Rex L. and Sara H. Forehand Memorial Scholarships
—These scholarships were established in memory of Mr. Rex L. Forehand, a prominent businessman of Enterprise, by his wife, Sara, and their three children, Mary Joe, Rex Lloyd, and James Arthur. The scholarships are based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Thomas Gregory Fortune and Margaret Barnes Scholarships—The priority for these scholarships, given by Mr. Fortune, is to assist a student with physical disabilities or impairments or financial need and academic promise.

The Mamie Lois Fountain Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship is given by Mr. Allan B. Fountain in memory of his wife, Mamie Lois.

The Fuller-Pittman Scholarship—Given by Mr. and Mrs. Colley E. Pittman, this scholarship is named for Mr. and Mrs. Pittman and Mrs. Pittman’s late parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Don Fuller. The scholarship is based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The B.F. and Gwendolyn Garth Scholarship—This scholarship was established by Enterprise community leaders B. F. and Gwendolyn Garth and was endowed by friends and former students of the outstanding educators. Mr. Garth was an educator for 42 years, serving as principal of Coppinville School for 35 years. He helped many young people prepare for postsecondary education and careers. Mrs. Garth was a teacher and counselor in Lee County, Elba, and Enterprise schools for 39 years and was an equally positive influence on the youth of these areas. The scholarship is awarded based on financial need and academic promise.

The Geneva County Retired Teachers and Support Personnel Scholarship—This scholarship was established by the members of the Geneva County Retired Teachers and Support Personnel Association. The scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student from a Geneva County high school and based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Geneva High School Class of 1957 Scholarship—This scholarship was established by the Geneva High School graduating class of 1957. The scholarship is awarded to a Geneva High School student with a 2.5 to 3.5 GPA who has a financial need but is ineligible for other government assistance.

The Charlie Gibson Memorial Scholarship
—This scholarship is named in memory of one of ESCC’s employees. Charlie’s friends, both in the College and the community, established this scholarship to be awarded annually per the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The E. L. Gibson Foundation Scholarship—The E. L. Gibson Foundation Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Coffee, Dale, Geneva, Pike, or Barbour County who is enrolled or will enroll in a health-related area at ESCC. The scholarship is based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Dr. E. L. Gibson Scholarship—This scholarship is awarded in memory of Dr. E. L. Gibson, a pioneer in medicine in Coffee County. Currently, this scholarship is awarded to faculty and staff for professional development.

The Dr. Herbert Gibson Scholarships—One of these scholarships is endowed by the E. L. Gibson Foundation in memory of Dr. Herbert Gibson, an outstanding physician in Coffee County. This scholarship is awarded annually to an academically promising student at Enterprise High School. Another scholarship is endowed by the Citizens Bank and is currently awarded to ESCC faculty and staff for professional development.

The Ronald W. Ginn Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship was established in memory of Ronald W. Ginn by Dr. Robert Verona. The criterion is financial need rather than academic performance.

The S. Mark Jordan Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship was established in memory of S. Mark Jordan, a practicing attorney in the city of Enterprise for twenty-six years. In the face of adversity caused by multiple sclerosis, Mr. Jordan overcame physical disabilities to continue as a productive citizen, attorney, husband, and father. The scholarship is based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships with preference given to a person with physical disabilities or impairments.

The Dr. Faye Loftin Grimmer Scholarship—This scholarship is named in memory of one of ESCC’s English instructors who died in 1985. Dr. Grimmer’s friends, both in the College and the community, established this scholarship to be awarded to a student showing superior academic promise. Criteria are the same as for ESCC’s academic scholarships.

The Randy and Darlene Halcomb Scholarship—This scholarship was established by alumni Randy and Darlene Halcomb. The scholarship is awarded based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Ben Byrd Henderson, Sr. Scholarships—These six scholarships are named in memory of Mr. Ben Byrd Henderson, Sr., an Enterprise banker who worked diligently to establish a two-year college in this area. These scholarships are based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Adam Herbert Holland Scholarship—This scholarship was established by the Coffee County Bank and Adam’s family and friends. The scholarship is awarded annually and based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Neva W. Hughes Scholarship—This scholarship is named in memory of Mrs. Neva W. Hughes, mother of Dr. Mackie H. Jordan, former ESCC employee. The scholarship was given by Dick and Mackie Jordan, Mrs. Winnie G. Whaley (Mrs. Hughes’ sister), and friends of Dr. Jordan. The scholarship is based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships, but priority is given to a re-entry woman over the age of 25.

The Dalbert and Rettie Lou Marsh Family Scholarship—These three scholarships are endowed by their children and friends to promote the education of outstanding students at the Enterprise Campus or Fort Rucker Site of Enterprise State Community College. These scholarships are to be awarded annually with priority given to a graduate of Enterprise High School who is also a resident of Coffee County, Alabama. The selection committee shall consider combined criteria of academic ability (minimum GPA of 3.0 or B average) and financial need.

The Roy Martin Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship is named in memory of Roy Martin, an Enterprise State Community College alumnus who was active in the ESCC Entertainers. Mr. Martin’s friends from the College and community established the scholarship which is awarded annually based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The Selena Martin Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship is presented by Selena’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. James C. Martin, her family, and friends. Selena was a student at ESCC and was very active in student activities. Based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships, the scholarship is awarded annually.

The Mr. and Mrs. J. F. “Whitey” McArthur Scholarship—Whitey and Myrt are remembered as business owners and devoted parents from Marks, Mississippi. Their generosity and kindness touched many lives in their community. They were loved dearly by their friends and family until their respective deaths in 1999 and 1989. Dr. Scot McArthur of Enterprise, Alabama, is the youngest of their three children. Based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships, the scholarship is awarded annually.

The Steve H. McGregor Memorial Scholarship—This scholarship, presented by Mr. and Mrs. Milton McGregor, is given in memory of their son, Steve. Based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships, the scholarship is awarded annually to an individual majoring in business.

The Military Scholarship—This scholarship was established for dependents of military personnel by the members of the military, the retired military association, and others.

The Dr. William L. Mitchell Nursing Scholarship—This scholarship is endowed by the E. L. Gibson Foundation in memory of Dr. Mitchell, a long-time Enterprise physician and member of the Gibson Foundation Board of Directors. The scholarship is awarded annually to a transfer student leaving Enterprise State Community College (Enterprise Campus) to attend an accredited nursing school in the region. The award is based on scholarship, financial need, character, and demonstrated commitment to the nursing profession.

The Foy Whigham Mixson Scholarship—This scholarship, presented by Mr. and Mrs. Yancey Parker, is given in memory of Mrs. Parker’s mother. The scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of George W. Long High School in Skipperville who shows academic promise as evidenced by a “B” or better grade point average and shows a demonstrated financial need. If there are no academically qualified and financially needy applicants from Long High School, the scholarship will be awarded to a student from the Enterprise area who does possess these characteristics.

The R. O. Nichols Scholarship—This scholarship is given in memory of Rensol O. Nichols by his wife, Frances D. Nichols, and their children, Neal Nichols and Charlotte N. Griffin. The scholarship is based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships.

The V. W. Paschal Scholarship—This scholarship is awarded in memory of Mr. Vela W. Paschal, a pioneer in the dairy business in Coffee County. In 1940, Mr. Paschal established the first processing plant in the county, making it possible for the consumers to have pasteurized milk. Presented by Mrs. Paschal in memory of her husband, the scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of Enterprise High School.

The Regions Bank Scholarship—This scholarship is given by the bank in honor and appreciation of its loyal customers and employees. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who plans to enter the field of business and finance and meets the criteria for the College’s academic scholarships.

The Colonel Jerry Sage Memorial Scholarship
—This scholarship was established by the Enterprise Civitian Club and the family of Colonel Sage in his memory. Colonel Sage was an American hero, a teacher, a writer, a lecturer, a devoted Christian, and a loyal Civitian. Criteria are the same as for ESCC’s academic scholarships with preference given to a student planning to major in education and demonstrating financial need.

The L. H. Sessions Scholarship—This scholarship was established by Mrs. Gloria Ventress and Mr. William T. Ventress, Jr. in memory of their father and grandfather, Mr. L. H. Sessions. Criteria are the same as for ESCC’s academic scholarships and is awarded annually.

The Robbie Sessions Memorial Scholarship
—Established by Mrs. Robbie Sessions, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student who plans to enter the field of business and meets the criteria for the College’s academic scholarships.

The Phillip Stewart Scholarship
—This scholarship is named in memory of Phillip Stewart. Presented by Joe Paul Stewart and the Coffee County Bank in memory of Mr. Stewart’s brother, the scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving graduate of Carroll High School or G. W. Long High School.

The Fred and Nina Taylor Scholarship
—This scholarship was established by Taylor’s IGA in honor of Fred and Nina Taylor. The scholarship is awarded to a student with financial need and is based on the College’s academic scholarship criteria. Preference is given to a student from Enterprise, Samson, or Daleville.

The Mae Turner Scholarship
—Established by friends and former students whom she taught at Coffee Springs, this scholarship is named in honor of Mrs. Mae Turner. Mrs. Turner taught for 48 years in public schools in the area. Based upon the same criteria as the College’s academic scholarships, the scholarship is awarded annually to a person from the Coffee Springs area.

The Virgil O. Warren/Enterprise Oil Company Scholarship
—This scholarship was established by family and friends of Mr. Virgil O. Warren and patrons of Enterprise Oil Company. The Wayne Farms, Inc. Scholarships—These two scholarships are presented by Wayne Farms, Inc. for their employees and their dependents and contract growers and their dependents. The criteria are the same as ESCC’s academic scholarships.

Important Note:  Foundation Scholarships are not automatically renewable for the second year of enrollment.

SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING ENDOWED

The Jeffery Avery Scholarship is being established by family and friends in memory of a former ESCC student.

The Michael Jay McDaniel “Mr. Mac” Scholarship is being established by family, friends, and students for a graduate of Wicksburg High School.

The Shirley Merritt Memorial Scholarship is being established by family and friends in memory of this community volunteer and vocalist.

The Lisa Mae Sutterfield Memorial Scholarship is being established by friends of Phi Theta Kappa in memory of a former ESCC student.

MEMORIAL/SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Memorial/Special Scholarships are periodically made available through donations from private individuals, clubs, and other organizations.

Edwin L. and Elizabeth L. Skelton Foundation Scholarship — Edwin L. and Elizabeth L. Skelton (Ed and Bettie) were residents of Enterprise, Alabama from 1978 until their deaths in 2005 and 2012. Ed and Bettie moved to Enterprise when Ed was transferred to manage the newly opened JC Penney Store. He managed the store until his retirement. Elizabeth was an executive and legal secretary for E. H. Darby & Co., in Sheffield, Alabama. She worked for the company from her home until her death. Ed and Bettie were accomplished ballroom dancers. They taught Ballroom Dancing at the college for many years as an adult education class. After Ed’s death, Bettie became philanthropically inclined and in 2006 she established the Edwin L. and Elizabeth L. Skelton Foundation in memory of their marriage. Bettie established the Foundation to promote the arts, education and environmental conservation.

Amy Dowling Memorial Scholarship—A one-year scholarship awarded to a graduating senior at Enterprise High School. This scholarship is awarded by Enterprise High School.

The E. L. Gibson Foundation Scholarships—The E. L. Gibson Foundation was established for religious, charitable, scientific, literacy, or educational purposes. The Board meets quarterly to award one-year scholarships. These scholarships are restricted to students pursuing courses of study in a health care field. Basic or general courses are not covered unless they are within a course of study in the health care field. The scholarships are also restricted to residents of Coffee, Dale, Pike, and Geneva Counties.

Annual scholarship programs include a program for licensed practical nurses at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College, Wallace Community College in Dothan, or an approved pre-nursing academic program at Enterprise State Community College. Annual scholarship programs also include a program for registered nurses at Wallace Community College in Dothan, Auburn University, Auburn University-Montgomery, University of Alabama, Troy University in Troy, or an approved pre-nursing academic program at Enterprise State Community College.

Scholarship programs are also available for adults employed in health career fields who are residents of certain counties; students enrolled in advanced training, short courses, or specialized training in health career fields who are residents of Coffee County; and students enrolled at the University of Alabama in Birmingham Medical School or the University of South Alabama Medical School who are residents of certain counties. Such students must be previously accepted by the medical school.

E.L. Gibson Foundation Scholarship Form

The J. Warren Hutton Church Music Scholarship—Several of these scholarships are awarded each year to practicing or aspiring church musicians who wish to further their expertise in the field of church music by the private study of piano or organ. Nontraditional students are encouraged to apply.

The Rainwater-Strickland Memorial Music Scholarship—This scholarship was originally funded by the Society of Organized Sound (ESCC Music Club). Several of these scholarships are awarded each year to striving musicians who wish to take an applied music class. The scholarship covers either a voice or instrumental class. Non-traditional students are welcome to apply.

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