The ACEF Scholarship Fund Program provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Anniston, Oxford, Saks, and Wellborn who will pursue a course of study at either a two-year or four-year educational institution.  Need and participation in ACEF's Youth Coalition will also be considered.

For 2019, we had a total of 24 Scholarship Recipients, with awards ranging in amounts from $500 - $2,000 per award. This award is renewable but must be reapplied for each time.  These funds are not guaranteed to be the same each time a new application is submitted. 

Guidelines and Checklist (new application)
Returning Application

Applications may be submitted...
By Mail
By E-mail
Anniston Community Education Foundation
ATTN: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 1026
Anniston, AL 36202
Anniston Community Education Foundation
818 Leighton Ave, Suite A
Anniston, AL 36207
Questions? Call:

(256) 741 - 1630
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Criteria and Eligibility 
  1. Applicant must attend Anniston, Oxford, Saks, or Wellborn High Schools, or be a returning scholarship recipient.
  2. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or a returning scholarship recipient.
  3. Applicant must have at least a 2.0-grade point average (or a “C” average).
  4. Seniors must have either consistently strong academics or be able to demonstrate improvement over their time in high school, as well as a desire to attend college.
  5. Applicant must demonstrate community involvement: seniors must be able to show at least 20 hours of community service over their time in high school while returning applicants must have 40 hours over the previous year.  Returning students must show 5 hours of service with ACEF.
  6. Applicants may not be related to any ACEF staff or member of the Board of Directors as this presents a conflict of interest.
  7. Applicants must be willing to attend a scholarship orientation with the Anniston Community Education Foundation (at least two spring/summer sessions will be scheduled