2019 ANGA Scholarship

Applications for 2019 will be available at the beginning of January.

Please contact the ANGA office if you have any questions, 256-773-1891.

Complete applications are due by March 15th.

William E. Bright Endowment

For the Support of Natural Gas Programs & Scholarships

Eligibility: Applicant must be an employee or the dependent of an employee of a member company of Alabama Natural Gas Association; part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate student, either currently enrolled or accepted for admission to the University of Alabama; be an Alabama resident; demonstrate academic excellence; exhibit outstanding leadership qualities and establish financial need (not as necessarily as defined by Federal guidelines); preference will be given to students who are taking courses facilitated through the College of Continuing Studies.
http://bamabydistance.ua.edu/tuition-financial-aid-scholarships/scholarships/ccs-scholarships.php


General Guidelines

The 2019 – 2020 scholarship application will be available from March 1 through December 1, 2019. You must be currently enrolled or accepted for admission to the University to submit the application.

Please note that the application should be completed and submitted online through myBama. After you log in, click the Admissions/Scholarships link, located in the menu bar on the left side of the screen. To the immediate right of the menu bar is the Scholarships pane. Under the All Graduate/Undergraduate Students subheading, click the Continuing Studies Scholarship Application link to proceed to the online form.

Applications are reviewed in intervals to make scholarship awards for fall, spring, and summer, or until funds have been exhausted. You should submit one (1) application only, per award year, for consideration for all distance learning scholarships.

Award notifications will be sent according to the following schedule:

  • Fall 2019 award notifications will be sent in late July 2019
  • Spring 2019 award notifications will be sent in late November 2018 and
  • Summer 2019 award notifications will be sent in early March 2019

All scholarship-related correspondence will be sent to your Crimson email account.

If you select one of the Special Category scholarships, you should provide proof of applicable company or organization affiliation. Acceptable forms of documentation may include an employee ID, written certification on company letterhead, or other related documents. Special Category scholarships are marked with an asterisk (*). Please note that scholarships not marked with an asterisk do not require supporting documentation. Please refer to the scholarships listing for eligibility criteria.

Please submit supporting document(s) to uadistance@ua.edu. Alternatively, you may fax your documents to (205) 348-0249, or send them by mail to:

Bama By Distance – Student Services
The University of Alabama
Box 870388
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

ANGA Education Scholarship

The Alabama Natural Gas Association (ANGA) has established an Education Scholarship Program. This program has been established to offer assistance to academically qualified individuals who intend to pursue a degree at a two or four year accredited university, college or technical school. Scholarships will be based on such criteria as academic achievement, financial need, extra-curricular activities, community involvement, etc. This fund has been established by the direct efforts of the ANGA Board of Directors and from monies raised by, or from donations or contributions made to ANGA.


Scholarships

  • Two scholarships will be awarded annually in the amount of $1,500.00 each with the check written out jointly to the scholarship recipient and the educational institution they attend. These checks will require the endorsement of both parties.
  • Each year, the ANGA Scholarship Committee shall consist of the three (3) most immediate past presidents of the association with the most recent past president serving as the chairperson of the committee.
  • The scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the ANGA Scholarship Committee.
  • The scholarship levels to be awarded may be adjusted annually at the discretion of the ANGA Board of Directors. Scholarships will be awarded at the ANGA Annual Conference.

Eligibility

To be considered for the ANGA Education Scholarship, the applicant:

  • Must be a dependent child of a natural gas distribution or pipeline system employee who has been continuously employed for at least one year with that system, where that system is a multiple distribution utility, and the employee works for the natural gas division of that system. The distribution system must be located within the state of Alabama and be a member in good standing with ANGA. Also, the employee and dependent child must reside within the state of Alabama to be eligible or;
  • Must be a dependent child of an affiliate member company employee who has been continuously employed for at least one year with that company. The company must be a member in good standing with ANGA. Also, the employee and dependent child must reside in the state of Alabama to be eligible.
  • Must be a graduating high school senior or currently an enrolled university, college or technical school student, with a minimum grade point average of 2.5, or have completed the GED prior to the year applying and must meet the other eligibility requirements.
  • Must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited university, college or technical school located within the state of Alabama.
  • Must complete pages 3-5 of the ANGA Education Scholarship application and submit prior to March 15th of a given year.
  • In addition to the above criteria, to be considered for an additional scholarship for the next yearly term, the student:
  • Must maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must be classified as a full-time student (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester).

PLEASE NOTE: Complete applications submitted to ANGA by the March 15th deadline will be given every consideration by the Scholarship Committee, but please be advised that submitting an application does not automatically guarantee you will receive a scholarship. The Scholarship Committee reserves the right to determine, based on the criteria outlined, who each year’s recipient(s) will be.