Diversity and Inclusion


Minority Related Scholarships

Birmingham City Schools Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholarships

As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are excited to offer full-tuition scholarships for graduating valedictorians or salutatorians from local Birmingham City Schools.


In order to qualify for the Val/Sal Scholarship, students MUST meet all of the following requirements:

-Must be entering as a first-time, full-time freshman student directly from one of the following schools in the Birmingham City Schools system: A.H. Parker High School, George W. Carver High School, Huffman High School, P.D. Jackson-Olin High School, Ramsay High School, Wenonah High School or Woodlawn High School;

-Be designated as the valedictorian or salutatorian of his/her graduating class;

-Score a composite ACT score of 18; and

-Must apply for Federal Financial Aid.

Award Amount:

The Val/Sal scholarship is an offer of full tuition renewable for up to 8 semesters. In order to continue to qualify for the Val/Sal scholarship, scholars must meet the following requirements:

-maintain required GPA;

-must enroll in a minimum of 15 hours each semester; and

-participated in the M.A.D.E program.

Application Deadline:

Deadline to apply for the Val/Sal Scholarship is March 1.

Contact Jason Perry by e-mail at Jperry5@montevallo.edu for additional information.