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Background

The William M. Voigt UAB National Alumni Society Endowed Scholarship was established through generous gifts from the UAB National Alumni Society to be used for the purpose of creating a sponsored student award at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The Scholarship will be used to assist deserving students who are enrolled at UAB.

Requirements

The following guidelines will be used in administering and making awards from the William M. Voigt UAB National Alumni Society Endowed Scholarship.

Applicants must:

  • Applicants for the William M. Voigt Endowed Scholarship must be currently enrolled in, or admitted to, a degree-granting program at UAB.  First preference will be given to entering first-year undergraduate students.
  • Applicants should demonstrate solid academic promise and have earned at least an overall 3.0 grade point average in coursework completed prior to the time of application. 
  • Applications for consideration should be submitted to the UAB Alumni House (1301 10th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL) by the announced deadline.  Applications are available pdf buttonHERE.

Selection

The selection committee will select the recipient based on the above guidelines.  The committee will include representatives from the National Alumni Society, and the donor(s).  Applicants will be notified via e-mail regarding their status after the selection committee has met.

Award

The William M. Voigt Endowed Scholarship is a $1000 annual award.  Recipients of the scholarship are eligible to apply for the award in subsequent years as long as they maintain an overall 3.0 grade point average.