Rev. Dr. A.W. Watkins High School Scholarship Information

  • Must be a resident from the Central Alabama Area.
  • Must be a graduating senior.
  • Must have a minimum SAT score of 830 or ACT score of 17.
  • Must have a 2.5 or higher grade point average.
  • Must possess leadership skills and show school/community involvement.
  • Must submit two letters of recommendations (e.g. Guidance Counselor, Pastor, Deacon or Community Leader/ Organization) letters should include student name and must be no longer than two pages. ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE MAILED DIRECTLY TO THE REV. DR. A.W. WATKINS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION, INC: P.O. BOX 8045: MONTGOMERY, AL 36109​
  • Must submit a 500 word typed traditional essay (must be double spaced). Your essay must include your aspiration for higher education and future goals.  Punctuation, spelling and grammar will be checked thoroughly. You will be graded on originality of the essay.
  • Must mail official transcript by February 29, 2020
  • Must provide a picture of you with the application packet. (The picture will be used for foundation website)
  • ALL DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED MUST BE POSTMARKED BY FEBRUARY 29, 2020
  • ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED
  • ​If you should have questions please contact Yolanda Watkins or send an email awwatkinsfoundation@gmail.com or yolandawatkins01@hotmail.com

Scholarship Applications

Rev. Dr. A.W. Watkins Selma Scholarship Information

  • Must be enrolled in the Bible and Pastoral Ministry with a classification of Junior or Senior.
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average.
  • Must submit an official copy of school transcript and proof of current enrollment (e.g. registration info).
  • Must submit three letters of recommendations (i.e. Dean/Professors, Community Service and Church Leader, etc.).
  • Must submit a 1500 word traditional typed essay (must be double space) explaining why you choose your field of study and future goals.  Punctuation, spelling and grammar will be checked thoroughly. You will be graded on originality of the essay.
  • Must provide a picture with the application packet. (Photo will be utilized for our website)
  • ALL DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED MUST BE POSTMARKED BY FEBRUARY 29, 2020