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The Vafeas Scholarship

In Honor of Reagan, a $2,000 Scholarship will be awarded to eligible LGBTQIA+ Applicants.


Applicant must be graduating in 2022 in Alabama from a high school in Lauderdale, Colbert, or Franklin counties (city schools included).

The scholarship will total $2,000 and will be funded to the recipient with proof of enrollment in UNA or NWSCC.

In addition to submitting an application, here are the requirements for each applicant, please attach the following to a separate email and send.
*High school transcript
Direct additional questions and attachments to [email protected]

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