Contact Information:

Burton Ward
President

Lynne Broach
Vice President,
Community Services

Jessica Roberts
Financial Officer

Megan Stevens
Communications Director

Tom Yates
IT Services Director

Kathleen Donovan Griswell
Executive Assistant

Millie B. Armstrong
SACF Program Associate

Southeast Alabama Community Foundation
111 Adris Place, Suite 8
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 446-0247

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SACF Scholarships

Through its scholarship funds, the Southeast Alabama Community Foundation assists area students attain their academic goals by offsetting their postsecondary educational expenses.  Though the forms are available year-round, the annual application deadline is April 1.

HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS:  WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT REFERENCE LETTERS THAT ARE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY (No faxed or hard copies will be accepted). High school and college counselors can click here to submit student transcripts.  You will need to establish an account using your email address.  Once you have an account, you will be taken to a listing of all of our scholarship programs and links to submit transcripts or references (near the bottom of the listing).  Click on the Transcript Submission Process for High School/College Counselors link, enter the student’s name, and upload the file of the student’s transcript.  Should you not have an electronic or scanned copy of the student’s transcript, click on the “Fax to File” option in the left-hand menu and follow the instructions.  This will give you the opportunity to fax the transcript to an 800 number, where an electronic version will be created for you. 

REFERENCE LETTERS:  WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT REFERENCE LETTERS THAT ARE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY (No faxed or hard copies will be accepted). You can click here to submit a reference for a student.  You will need to establish an account using your email address.  Once you have an account, you will be taken to a listing of all of our scholarship programs and links to submit transcripts or references (at the bottom of the listing).  Click on the Letters of Reference Process for Individuals Submitting References link, enter the student’s name, and upload your letter of reference.  Should you not have an electronic or scanned copy of your letter, click on the “Fax to File” option in the left-hand menu and follow the instructions.  This will give you the opportunity to fax the reference letter to an 800 number, where an electronic version will be created for you. 

Summary of the programs available:

Available to seniors statewide:

  • ASE Credit Union Scholarship-Applicant must be member of ASE Credit Union or parent or guardian must have established account. Two scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded annually. Applicant must have a minimum GPA 3.0. Include: T, R, E.

The following program is available to graduating seniors of any Dothan high school.

  • Ronnie Mendheim Memorial Scholarship – Established in 2005 to honor Ronnie Mendheim’s legacy of helping youth. Any graduate of a Dothan high school is eligible. Scholarship awards will be based on the following criteria: (1) academic achievement and (2) school/community activities that demonstrate leadership abilities. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 and minimum ACT score of 21. Include: T,E,R.

The following program is available to graduating seniors from Northview High School, Dothan High School, or Houston Academy.

  • Adam Gay Scholarship –Established in loving memory of an outstanding athlete and senior at Northview High School who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in August, 1999. Any graduating senior/athlete from Northview High School, Dothan High School, or Houston Academy is eligible to apply. Awards are based on the student’s academic record, athletic accomplishments, and character. Applicants must have: maintained a B average, participated in a sport at his/her high school, and demonstrated good character through leadership roles and service to school and community. Include: T,E,R.

Scholarship Applications Are Now Online!

SACF scholarships are being processed online. The applications are available December 1, 2013, and the deadline for submitting an application is April 1, 2014.

GUIDELINES: For a printable list of the scholarship application guidelines, questions and required supporting materials for SACF applicants, please click here. Completing and submitting this paper form will not be considered submission of an application.

To begin the application process, click here!

 

To Claim Your Award

When your child starts school in the fall, please have the business office of the college or university contact us, providing written proof of his/her full-time enrollment (e.g., official schedule or letter verifying enrollment status). They can send this letter by whatever means is most convenient.

  • College proof of enrollment letters should be mailed to the attention of Lynne Broach at: 35 South Court Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 (scholarship reference letters need to be submitted ONLINE during application process).
  • Emails can be sent to: lynne.broach@cacfinfo.org
  • Faxes can be sent to (334) 263-6225.

Once we receive official confirmation of enrollment status, we will issue a check to the institution to be applied toward his/her expenses.  Please keep in mind that the Foundation is unable to issue any funds without written proof of enrollment

 

Questions?

Contact Lynne Broach e-mail icon
Vice President, Community Services
Ph: (334) 264-6223
Fax: (334) 263-6225

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