The Jimmy Nelson Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Jimmy Nelson Memorial Endowed Scholarship is designed to recognize a Residence Hall student who has excelled in scholarship, leadership and service to the University of Alabama and the Residence Halls. The Jimmy Nelson Scholarship is a one year scholarship. The award for the 2013-2014 Academic year will be $375.00 per semester ($750 total). The recipient will be notified of the award by the end of the Spring 2013 term.

Scholarship criteria:

Recipient must have lived in a University of Alabama residence hall during the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 semesters.

Recipient must reside in a University of Alabama residence hall during the 2013-2014 academic year. (If the recipient withdraws from school or moves out of the residence hall at any time during 2013-2014 academic year, they will no longer be eligible to receive the scholarship.)

Recipient must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

For more information please contact Cathy Bolling at

Application Process:

1.) Submit this online form by Friday, March 22, 2013.

2.) Email any references (brief) from your Resident Assistant (RA) or Community Director (CD) to by March 22, 2013. Be sure to include your name in the subject line. (Ex: Jimmy Nelson References: John Smith)

Please tell us about yourself:

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CWID: Cumulative GPA:
First Name: Last Name:
Phone Number: Email:
Address: City:
State: Zip:
2011-2012 Residence Hall: 2012-2013 Residence Hall:
1. List any academic awards and honoraries:

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2. Briefly explain your involvement in Campus Activities and/or Leadership positions:

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3. Briefly explain your Residence Hall activities.

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4. What types of Community Service have you performed and plan to do this year?

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5. Briefly explain why you feel worthy of this award:

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