Bessemer Voters League Scholarship (April 20)

Amount: up to $1,000

Deadline: April 20

The Bessemer Voters League awards scholarships to deserving high school seniors with leadership qualities, impeccable character, and definitive plans to enroll in a 2-year college or 4-year university.

  • Be a high school senior residing in the Bessemer Cut-off of Jefferson County
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Show evidence of worthy character, promise, and leadership qualities

Required Documents:

  • Application (Click here for Application) 
  • An official copy of students transcript (Student must request via McAdory High website to be picked up 24 hours after request in the main office)
  • Essay on "Why a voteless people is a hopeless people" (typed with 1" margins, Times New Roman (12) or Arial Font (12), and Not more than two pages).
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation - must be from a high school counselor, teacher, and/or administrator, religious/civic leader, employer, or volunteer supervisor, who will vouch for the character of the applicant.  Letters of recommendation cannot be from a family member.


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