Dear ADOC Employees,
The Alabama Correctional Employee Support Fund (ACESF) is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2016 calendar year, Summer / Fall terms.
Please review the application HERE for additional information and application instructions. The application with all required attachments and submissions must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2016. We ask that all Division Directors and Correctional Facility Wardens ensure that this email is posted for those employees who do not have access to email.
The number of scholarship awards depends upon donations received by the ACESF and the previous calendar year-end fund balance. The ACESF awarded $6,500 to scholarship recipients in 2010; $9,500 in 2011; $18,000 in 2012; $13,000 in 2013, $13,000 in 2014 and $15,000 in 2015..
Scholarship amounts are $1,000 for undergraduate students and $1,500 for graduate students. In addition, the ACESF will award a scholarship titled the "Charles and Doris Farquhar Memorial Scholarship" to a most deserving individual, to be selected from among the qualified applicants for the given calendar year. The annual amount of this scholarship will be $2,500.
Official high school or college transcripts are considered; along with test scores, grade point average, recommendation letters, extracurricular activities, and an essay describing the students career aspirations.
Thank you for your interest in the Alabama Correctional Employee Support Fund Scholarship. We wish you continued success in your academic and professional careers.