Who Can Apply: The Dr. James H. Brown and Mrs. Birdie L. Faulkner-Brown Scholarship was established within the Alabama A&M University Foundation by Dr. James H. Brown and Mrs. Birdie Faulkner-Brown. This scholarship was established to encourage, assist and promote deserving students to pursue and excel in the field of elementary education. This fund is also created to enhance and improve the quality of education for elementary children in the State of Alabama. The Dr. James H. Brown and Mrs. Birdie L. Faulkner-Brown Scholarship initial corpus is $10,000. Criterion for this annual award is as follows:
- Students must be a graduating senior (May graduation), enrolled full-time each semester for not more than 9 (10) semesters;
- Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better for 4 years. This GPA may be lowered if no student qualifies at the 3.00 level;
- Demonstrated a desire to teach in the field of Elementary Education in the State of Alabama, not necessary at the baccalaureate level.
Deadline: December 23, 2015