menu

menu

Institutional Aid

Institutional grants and scholarships are those which are administered by Judson College. A student may qualify for more than one scholarship.

AIAC/Judson College Scholarship. Scholarship made possible through the joint efforts of the Alabama Indian Affairs Commission and Judson College. One full tuition scholarship to a student with a minimum ACT score of 29 or 30 and 3.5 grade point average who is enrolled in a federal or state recognized tribe. One $2,000 scholarship to a qualifying member of a federal or state recognized tribe with a minimum ACT score of 22 and grade point average of 3.00. Apply directly to the Alabama Indian Affairs Commission.

Acteen Scholarships. Awards up to $3000 for Acteen members of Baptist Women’s Missionary Union. A $150 tuition scholarship for each level of Acteen achievement. Renewable yearly based on maintaining a 2.0 GPA.

Edith Allen Scholarship. An annual award based on scholarship, character, worthiness or need preferably to an education major.

Alabama Baptist Scholarships (A. Earl Potts Scholarships). A one time award of $750 to entering freshmen who are active members of Alabama Baptist State Convention churches.

Claudine Spencer Anderson Scholarship.  Gary and Beverly Anderson Hollister have established this scholarship in honor of Beverly’s mother, Claudine Anderson.  Scholarships are based upon the merits of scholarship, character, worthiness or need.

May Murfee Anderson Scholarships. A one time award to an incoming freshman based on scholarship, character and worthiness. Priority given to art, music, or public service majors. A trust in memory of Mary Agnes Murfee (Class of 1890-91) and her husband, Edward Buist Anderson, by their family.

Vera Anderson, S. Wright Smith and Carrie Anderson Smith Scholarship. An award made annually in coordination with the Board of Governor’s Scholarship to students preparing for Christian service. A trust held by Lakeside Baptist Church, Birmingham, for Carrie Anderson Smith.

Sallie McAllister Curb Arnold Art Awards. An award to an incoming freshman who is an art student. Another award: an annual award of $200 to the Judson senior who wins the art contest designed by the donor and the Art Department. Awards by Margaret Arnold Griffith in memory of her mother.

Winifred Lee Ash Memorial Scholarships. Established by the Estate of Fred C. Ash in memory of his wife, Winifred Lee Ash. Selection of recipients are based on the merits of scholarship, character, and worthiness or need, with priority consideration to descendants of John Holmes Lee, II and Charlotte Whitfield Parks Lee.

Averitt Scholarship. Aid awarded based on need. Fund given by Willie Shepherd Averitt (Class of 1922).

Awana Achievers Scholarships.  Verification from AWANA Headquarters; must be first time freshman or transfer student and be full time.

Pat Barron Scholarship. Awards are made based on financial need. Established by Pat Barron (Class of 1952).

Betty Jean Barton Scholarship. Awarded by the Woman’s Civic Club of Marion from continued contributions of family and friends of the late Betty Jean Donovan Barton (Class of 1953).

Elizabeth Carter Bates Scholarship. Established by Sarah Bates Green in memory of her mother. Selection of recipients is by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of Judson College. Awards are based upon scholarship, character and worthiness or need.

Michael Alan Bean Memorial Scholarship. Financial assistance to deserving students. Established by Mr. A. Howard Bean, a former Judson Trustee, in memory of his grandson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alan H. Bean.

Doris Virginia Lanzer Beauchamp Memorial Scholarships. A fund established by Robert G. Beauchamp in memory of his wife. Awards based on the merits of scholarship, character, and worthiness or need.

Mary Katherine Archibald Blount Scholarship. Awards based upon scholarship, character and worthiness or need. Established by Mrs. Blount.

Board of Aid to Students in Church Related Vocations. Financial aid to needy and worthy students preparing for the ministry and other church-related vocations, awarded by the Alabama Baptist State Convention.

Board of Governor’s Scholarships. Awards maintained through contributions by Alabama Baptist pastors serving on the Judson Board of Governors.

Noland Hubbard Bowling Scholarship. A fund honoring the widow of the late Robert Bowling, former Dean of the College, and provided by her son, Robert H. Bowling.

James A. Branyon, II Scholarship. Awarded to students preparing for full-time Christian service and/or helping professions. Fund given by Mrs. Edwyna Walker Branyon (Class of 1928), a three-year magna cum laude graduate, in memory of her husband, Senator Branyon, who served 24 years in the Alabama Legislature.

Louise Maxwell Brown Scholarship. Awarded to high school graduates with a 3.0 GPA or better. First preference to students from Excel High School; second preference to students from Monroe County, Alabama. Established by Dr. C. Eugene Brown in memory of his mother.

Burdeshaw Scholarship.  The Judson Class of 1957 established this scholarship in honor of Dorothy Burdeshaw. Scholarships are based upon the merits of scholarship, character, and need.

Lawrence Bracey Campbell Music Scholarship. Awarded by music faculty to a student of exceptional musical talent. Established by family and friends of the late Dr. Campbell, Chairman of Fine Arts Division, Head of Music Department and Professor of Music (1976-1989).

Charlotte Moates Clark Scholarship. Established by Charlotte Moates Clark, to be awarded by the Scholarship and Awards Committee based on the merits of scholarship, character, worthiness and need.

The Clarke-Bell Scholarship. A fund established by Thomas A. and Mary Wellborn Bell in memory of their parents, Mary and John T. Clarke and Georgie and N. J. Bell, Jr. Awards based on the merits of scholarship, character, worthiness or need.

Church-Related Vocations Grant. Students who are members of Alabama Baptist State Convention churches and who have committed themselves to a church related vocation in a Southern Baptist Convention church or denominational agency may receive a minimum of 20% (distance learning) to 40% (traditional program) of tuition assistance from college funded or controlled scholarships. Special application and verification from home church required.

Church Secretary’s Dependent Grant. Dependent daughters of full-time church secretaries of the Alabama Baptist Convention are eligible to receive a minimum of 40% tuition assistance from college funded or controlled scholarships if the secretary is the principal wage-earner; up to 25% if she is not. The grants may be renewed each year with reapplication and with the maintenance of satisfactory academic progress.

Class of 1930 Scholarship. A fund from contributions by alumnae.

Class of 1943 Scholarship. Established by members of the graduating class of 1943 on the occasion of their 50th reunion. Awarded to students based on scholarship, worthiness or need.

Classes of 1951 and 1949 Scholarship. Awarded by the Judson Scholarship and Awards Committee. Established by the Classes of 1949 and 1951.

Jeannette Chapman Clift Scholarship. Awarded by the Judson Scholarship and Awards Committee, in coordination with the music faculty to a student who demonstrates skill and aptitude. Established by Jeannette Clift George in memory of her mother.

Concord Baptist Church Scholarship. Established by the members of Concord Baptist Church for a student from Perry County pursuing an interest in church music or missions.

Miriam Perrin Creel Scholarship. Established by Florence P. Mitchell in memory of Miriam Perrin Creel to commemorate her lifetime of teaching English. Awarded to students pursuing the study of English or the Humanities. Selection is based upon character, merit, and need.

Jackie Brunson Crowell Scholarship.  A scholarship funded by the donor with awards based on scholarship, character, and worthiness or need.  Special consideration is given to students in southeast Alabama with alumnae referral.

Juanita Wren Crump Scholarship. The scholarship was established by family and friends of Juanita Wren Crump.  Selection of recipients is made by the awards committee of the Huntsville Chapter of the Alumnae Association, Judson College, or its successor.  Awards are based on the merits of scholarship, character, and worthiness or need.

Esther Parker Cummings Scholarship. Established in memory of Esther Parker Cummings, Class of 1924. Awarded to students based upon financial need.

George L. and Eunice Little Cuningham Scholarship Fund. This scholarship fund has been established by the Estate of Mrs. Eunice Little Cuningham of Jacksonville, Florida. Awards are made to worthy and deserving students.

Dr. Faye Williams Doss Scholarship. Award based on scholarship, character and worthiness or need. A fund provided by the family and friends.

Anna G. DuBose Scholarship. A fund established by Dr. F. G. DuBose in memory of his mother.

Alice Dugger Scholarship. A scholarship fund endowed by Alice B. Dugger. Awards are made to music students of exceptional musical talents, based upon auditions and upon the recommendation of the music faculty.

The Charles and Gladys Hale Dunkin Scholarship. Established by Duane, Sharon and Grace Marie Collins. Selection of recipients shall be by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of Judson College. Awards are based upon financial need, worthiness and character.

Mary Williams Eakes and Marion L. Eakes, Sr. Scholarship. A living endowment scholarship trust established by Marion L. Eakes, friend of Judson College, in memory of Mary Williams Eakes (alumna, Class of 1942), Lucille Fulgham Williams (mother of Mary Williams Eakes), and Ora Rigsbee Eakes (mother of Marion L. Eakes, Sr.). Recipients must be ranked in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class and must have scored in the 95th percentile or better on college entrance examinations.

Lillian Earle Ellis Scholarship. A memorial to a member of the class of 1934 and granddaughter of Dr. Paul V. Bomar, former President of the College. This fund was contributed by her mother, Mrs. M. C. Ellis (Harriet Bomar, Class of 1908).

Josie Granberry Ellis Memorial Music Award. This scholarship was established by Webb G. Ellis in memory of his mother, Josie Granberry Ellis, a 1902 graduate of Judson College. Awards are based upon the merits of scholarship, character and exceptional musical talent.

Elizabeth Henderson Engram Scholarship Awards. Established by the children of Elizabeth H. Engram, a 1936 Judson graduate. Scholarships are awarded to returning students for academic accomplishments or demonstrated worthiness, upon recommendation of the Vice President and Academic Dean and the Scholarship and Awards Committee of Judson, or its successor.

Janice Phillips Evans Scholarship. Awarded upon recommendation of the Huntsville-Madison County Alumnae Chapter. Established by James Dewey Evans in memory of his wife.

W. E. and Frances C. Fendley Scholarship. Assistance to needy and deserving students. Funded by Marjorie Fendley Priest (class of 1930) in memory of her parents.

Florence Flowers Scholarship. Established by the family in memory of Florence Ophelia Few Flowers to provide scholarships to students based upon the merits of character and need.

Sallie S. Gellerstedt Scholarship. Established in memory and in honor of a lifelong resident of Troy, Alabama. Preference is given to a young woman from Pike County.

Euel and Mary Gentry Scholarship. For deserving students preferably from Talladega or Pickens County. A fund established by the family.

Anna Sledge Gewin Scholarship. Assistance to students, selected by the Scholarship Committee, in meeting tuition costs.

Veachel Y. B. Gibler Scholarships. An endowed scholarship established by Colonel John K. Gibler of Marion, Alabama, in memory of his wife, a former employee of Judson College. Awards are to be made based upon the merits of scholarship, character, and worthiness. Additionally, recipients will be students who are dependents of active duty, retired national guard, or reserve military personnel.

Katherine McSwean Goode Scholarship. Awarded to morally good women demonstrating need. Funded in memory by Bryan C. Goode.

Lucile Davis Harlan Scholarship. Awarded to an English or Spanish major. Funded in memory of the Fort Payne alumna (Class of 1921) by her husband and daughter, John G. and Julia Andrea Harlan.

Glenda S. Harris Scholarship. Established by Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Harris. Selection of recipients shall be by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of Judson College. Awards are based upon scholarship, character, and worthiness or need.

Frances Colleen and Ernest Raymond Helton, Jr. Scholarship. Awards from the fund are made based upon need and worthiness.

Mary Grace Hendon Scholarship. Awarded on merits of scholarship, character, and worthiness or need. Established by John Hendon in memory of his sister, an alumna.

Ralph Higginbotham Scholarship. Established by Dr. Ralph D. Higginbotham of Anniston, Alabama. Scholarships are selected by the Scholarship and Awards Committee and offered to worthy students who would otherwise be unable to attend Judson.

Strickland-Holladay Scholarship. Established by Marianne Fondren Hatton and Neal Franklin Fondren in honor of their mother, Mary Lois Holladay Fondren and in memory of their grandmother, Lois Posey Strickland Holladay. Selection of recipients shall be by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of Judson College. Awards are based upon scholarship, character, and worthiness or need. (Preferably a student pursuing a career in education or any field of teaching.)

Margaret Lea Houston Scholarship. Established by Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Rudulph (Humble, Texas) in recognition of Margaret Lea of Marion who in 1840 married Sam Houston, the first governor of Texas.

Theopholis McLeod Jones Scholarship. Aid to a Baptist student active in her church and of good character. Established by his daughter, Mrs. Irene Jones Polhill, and granddaughter, Mrs. Emmie Frances Polhill Wolfer (Class of 1930).

Jones, Polhill, Wolfer Scholarship. Awarded to an active member of the First Baptist Church, Decatur, Alabama, and selected by the Church. Established by Mrs. Emmie Frances Wolfer (Class of 1930) in honor of her grandfather, Theopholis McLeod Jones, her father, Edwin Jelks Polhill, and her husband, Paul James Wolfer.

Judson College Alabama Alumnae and Friends Scholarship. Awards are funded from the purchase of Judson College license plates, and may only be awarded to Alabama residents. Awards are based on the merits of scholarship, character, and worthiness and are made by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of the college.

King-McCrummen Scholarship. Awarded with preference given to students from Siloam Baptist Church and then the Cahaba Baptist Association as selected by the Scholarship Committee and Siloam Pastor. Established from the King Fund of Siloam Baptist Church in honor of N. H. McCrummen, President of Judson (1970-1990).

Mina Lamar Scholarship. Funded by Mr. Law Lamar of Selma, Alabama, as a memorial to his mother.

Mary Whitfield Lee Scholarship. An annually funded scholarship by Mr. George L. Crawford.  Preference is made to worthy and needy students of good character with 3.0 or better GPA.  Selection is by the scholarship committee or its successor.

Jonnie Dee Riley Little Music Scholarship. A partial tuition award to a music major demonstrating scholarship, good character and worthiness or need. Renewal based on maintaining a 3.0 GPA in music courses.

Charlotte G. Lowder Scholarship. Established by Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Lowder. Awards made from this fund are to worthy and needy students who otherwise would be unable to attend Judson.

Luke Scholarship. For an upper-class student who exhibits the characteristics of Luke 2:52 in all areas of student life. Established by Mr. Walter (Walt) G. Barnes.

Katherine Arnold Smith Aldridge McCarthy, M.D. Scholarship. Established by Drs. Richard Fabian and Katherine Smith McCarthy. Selection of recipients shall be by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of Judson College. Awards are based upon scholarship, character, and worthiness or need. First consideration will be given to students majoring in music.

Drucilla McCollum Outreach Awards. An endowed award fund established by Dr. Leroy R. Priest, of Hope Hull, Alabama, in memory of Drucilla McCollum, former matron of Judson College and missionary to China. Awards are made every other year to the student or graduate who traveled the greatest distance to attend Judson College.

Merle Looney and Anabel Farrish McCorkle Scholarship. Assistance to worthy students. Funded by the estate of Merle Looney McCorkle.

N. H. McCrummen Scholarship. A scholarship endowed by Mr. and Mrs. Neal Newell in honor of N. H. McCrummen who served as President of Judson College from 1970 through 1990. Scholarships to worthy and deserving students.

The Mona Ridley McKissack Scholarship. Endowed by Mona Ridley McKissack of Huntsville, Alabama. Scholarship to be awarded by the Scholarship and Awards Committee based on the merits of scholarship, character, and worthiness.

Mr. and Mrs. A.B. McMillan Scholarship. Established by Mary McMillan Tanner in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.B. McMillan. Awards are based on scholarship, character, worthiness or need.

Minister’s Dependent Grant. Wives and dependent daughters of full-time ministers of the Alabama Baptist Convention are eligible to receive tuition assistance from college funded or controlled scholarships for a minimum of 40% tuition.

Miss Judson College Scholarship. Miss Judson will receive a one-time monetary award.

Music Scholarships. Three $1500 awards to incoming freshmen (music majors) are recommended by the Music Department. Auditions shall be arranged. Renewal based on maintaining a cumulative 2.2 GPA.

Annie Lee Holloway Nichols Scholarship. A scholarship fund endowed by Walter P. Nichols in honor of his mother, Annie Lee Holloway Nichols, a Judson Alumna and member of the Judson faculty. Awards made to worthy and needy students.

Frances Plummer Nichols Endowed Memorial Scholarships.  Awards are based upon scholarship, character, and worthiness or need, preferably to a student from Clarke County, Alabama.

Augusta Golson Payne Scholarship. Established by the Estate of Augusta Golson Payne. Selection of recipients shall be by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of Judson College. Awards are based upon scholarship, character, and worthiness or need.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.  Membership in Phi Theta Kappa and a 3.8 GPA, for transfer students only.

Pine Hill Baptist Church/Mrs. Kathleen Davie Godbold Scholarship. Established by members of the Pine Hill Baptist Church, Pine Hill, Alabama. Preference is given to full-time students from Pine Hill Baptist Church and secondly from Bethel Baptist Association.

Pine Hill Baptist Church/Fred A. Vaughn Scholarship. Scholarship fund established by the members of the Pine Hill Baptist Church of Pine Hill, Alabama, to assist full-time students attending Judson College; first preference to students from the Bethel Baptist Association.

The A. Earl Potts Scholarships. Established by the Mary Elizabeth Stallworth Foundation Trust. Awards are made based upon scholarship, character, and worthiness or need, with special consideration given to students from Beatrice Baptist Church and/or Monroe and Wilcox counties.

Mary Eleanor Quillin Quill Scholarship. A scholarship fund established by a bequest of Mary Eleanor Quillin Quill, a Judson alumna, class of 1935. Awards made to worthy and needy students.

Christine Ray Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to daughters of ministers in small churches or to needy students from large families. Funded by the estate of Rev. J. F. Ray and by family and friends.

Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarships. Qualified students may receive two year, three year, or four year scholarships for either tuition or room and board (not both), mandatory fees, and provides a book allowance of $600 per semester or $1,200 per year. Army ROTC provides a monthly cadet STIPEND (up to 10 months each year) for contracted cadets which for freshmen is $300 per month, sophomores $350 permonth, juniors $450 per month, and seniors $500 per month. For additional information contact the Army ROTC advisor for Judson and MMI at one of the following numbers: 1-800-664-7682 or 334-683-2310 (out of state).

J. I. and Vera E. Riddle Scholarships. Established from the Estate of Mrs. Vera Esslinger Riddle, widow of Dr. John Ingle Riddle, President of Judson (1943-1960).

John M. and Mary B. Rogers Scholarship. Award giving preference to students from Cahaba Baptist Association preparing for Christian service and selected by the Scholarship and Awards Committee.

Vivian Fisher Ruch Scholarships. Established by Vivian Fisher Ruch, Judson College class of 1926. Awards are based on the merits of scholarship, character, worthiness and financial need.

Rudicell-Robinson Endowed Scholarships. A fund established by Steve and Daphne Rudicell-Robinson.  Awards are based upon the merits of scholarship, character, and worthiness or need, with preference to a student from Baldwin County, Alabama first and Coffee County second, but not limited to students from these counties.

Elizabeth Jackson Salter Pre-Med or Music Scholarship. Awarded to Southern Baptist pre-med or music majors pursuing those careers following graduation. Established by family and friends of Elizabeth Jackson Salter (Class of 1929).

Kathleen White Schad Writing Award. Theodore M. Schad of Arlington, Virginia, has established an annual writing award in memory of his late wife, Kathleen White Schad. Kathleen (Kay) White was graduated summa cum laude from Judson College in 1939 and served as college librarian from 1940 to 1943. She is the author of Run Eunice, a book based on her mother’s childhood in Clarke County, Alabama in the 1890’s, and of They Call Me Kay, a collection of letters written by Kay White to Ted Schad documenting Judson, Marion, and the South from 1938 to 1943. Current students and high school seniors may submit informal essays of 400 – 600 words to be considered for the award.

Estella Davis Walker Shepherd Scholarship. Established by Dr. H. B. Shepherd, Pastor Emeritus of First Baptist Church of Fairhope, Alabama, in honor of his wife, Estella Davis Walker Shepherd. Selection is made by the Scholarship and Awards committee of Judson with preference given to students holding active membership in First Baptist Church, Fairhope, Alabama. Second preference will go to students from Baldwin Association.

Katie Arnold Smith Scholarship Fund. Established by Dr. Katherine Smith McCarthy in honor of her mother. Awards are selected by the Scholarship and Awards Committee and based on scholarship, character, worthiness or need. First consideration is given to students majoring in music.

Ruby Kelly Smith Scholarship. Established by her daughters honoring the memory of their mother who was an art student at Judson College in 1888. Selection preference is given to art students.

Speakers Tournament Scholarship. District winners are awarded $500 for one year. State winners are awarded $700 per year on a four year study plan ($933 per year if on a three-year study plan).

Matilda Haynsworth Spessard Scholarship Fund. Established in 1974 by distribution of a trust fund of Mrs. Spessard (class of 1917). Awards based on need.

The Eulalie Stallworth Steele Scholarships. Established by the Mary Elizabeth Stallworth Foundation Trust. Awarded to students based upon the merits of scholarship, character, and worthiness or need, with special consideration to students from Beatrice Baptist Church and/or Monroe and Wilcox counties.

Mary Essie Stephens Scholarship. Established by the Executive Board of the Women’s Missionary Union in honor of Dr. Stephens (Class of 1945) for dedicated Christian leadership.

Frank R. Stockton Scholarship. An award to a daughter of an Alabama Baptist minister. Established by Mrs. Alice Stockton Lawton (Class of 1921) in honor of her brother.

Braxton A. Strickland Scholarships. This scholarship fund has been established by the estate of Mrs. Josephine Strickland Corbitt of Atlanta, Georgia. Selection of recipients are made by the Scholarship and Awards Committee. Awards are based upon the merits of scholarship, character, and worthiness.

Mary McMillan Tanner Scholarship. Established by Marion L. and Mary Whitley Williams Eakes (Class of 1942) in honor of their friend (Class of 1931) for her many years of dedicated service to Judson.

Marian Acree Tucker Scholarship. An award to a student, preferably from Tallapoosa County, based on character. Provided by former trustee, Mrs. Marian Acree Tucker (Class of 1926) of Dadeville, Alabama.

The Bobbie Causey Walden Scholarship. Established by Dr. Bobbie L. Walden.  To be awarded by the Scholarship and Awards Committee to Christian young women who demonstrate financial need and academic promise.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship. Scholarships made to needy and deserving Christian students attending Judson from either Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, or Louisiana. These scholarships are made possible through the generosity of a grant to Judson from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, a Georgia charitable private foundation dedicated to the support of needy women.

Elouise Wilkins Williams Scholarship. Established by Elouise and Harold Williams. Selection of recipients shall be by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of Judson College. Awards are based upon scholarship, character, and worthiness or need.

George C. Williams and Thomas H. Wilson Science Merit Scholarship. A scholarship fund established by graduates of Judson College as a tribute to these two professors.  The George C. Williams and Thomas H. Wilson Society will oversee the fund.  A committee of donors to the fund makes awards to promising science majors.

P.O. and Margaret Wilson Achievement Scholarship. Established by P.O. and Margaret Wilson. Selection of recipients shall be by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of Judson College. Special consideration will be given to P.O. and Margaret M. Wilson Charitable Trust Trustee heirs and descendants. Awards are based upon freshman class scholarship, be a natural born citizen of the United States of America, attained a B or higher average score on all high school classes attempted, has scored in the top 10% on the applicable standardized college entrance exam(s). Having met these requirements, candidates will be selected based on a demonstrated excellent academic and personal record, outstanding promise of achievement in their chosen field, and demonstrated outstanding leadership ability and community involvement.

Sam V. Woodfin Scholarship. Established by the late Mr. Woodfin (Trustee of Judson for many years) and the continued funding by his daughter, Miss Cecil Woodfin (Class of 1925).

The Dorothy Simmons Zorn Scholarships. Dorothy Simmons Zorn established the scholarship fund. Selection of recipients shall be by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of Judson College. Awards may be offered only to students with a “C-B minus” average (2.0-2.7 GPA) upon admission, and with modest financial resources.