Mountain Brook resident Isabel Coleman and Vestavia Hills resident Matthew Hamrick were announced recently as Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Read more

Private Schools

Twelve scholarships of $5,000 each were awarded to high school seniors from Homewood High School, John Carroll Catholic High School, Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School and Shades Valley High School. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Margaret Whiteside.

The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, established in 1964 by executive order of the president, recognizes and honors some of our nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. Read more



Photo courtesy of the Junior League of Birmingham.

The Junior League of Birmingham will grant several one-year college and graduate school scholarships to qualified female applicants, and residents of Mountain Brook are encouraged to apply. Read more


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Courtesy of The Lollar Group.

This year alone the Junior League of Birmingham will have contributed more than $1 million to the Greater Birmingham community. Read more


Distinguished Young Women of Jefferson County

Photo courtesy of Miranda Wesley.

The deadline for submitting participant applications is March 1, 2016. Read more


The Junior League of Birmingham is now accepting applications for scholarships for young women living in Shelby or Jefferson counties. Read more


Distinguished Young Women 2014

Photo courtesy of Miranda Wesley.

Samford University’s Wright Center Concert Hall will host the Distinguished Young Women Program of Jefferson County July 18-19. Read more


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