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Jacob Stewart


The No Excuses Initiative is very excited to announce its 4th annual book scholarship! This scholarship is opened to all high school seniors at Germantown High School that meet the requirements listed below. This $500 book scholarship is in remembrance of the late Mr. Hunter, a high school graduate of Central High school and middle school teacher at A. Maceo Walker Middle School and Treadwell Middle School. As a middle school teacher, he taught more than just physical science. Mr. Hunter always expounded on the fundamentals avoiding excuses to achieve your goals and enjoy life to the fullest. All applications are to be completed online by April 15th, 2022. Please be reminded, there will be no paper or mailed applications. Thank you for allowing us to host our No Excuses Initiative Book Scholarship. Great wishes and good luck!

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How to Apply?
  • 2019 graduating high school senior from Shelby County OR Mobile County High School

  • Expectations of attending a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university

  • Demonstrate leadership

  • Community involved activities.

  • Passion for education

  • Positive, role-model characteristics.

  • Must include a high school resume

  • Acceptance letter of college that the student plans to attend

  • Two letters of recommendation — one must be from a high school teacher, with a letterhead, and signed

    • ​The recommender must submit the recommendations via email stating the student’s name utilizing the recommender’s official email (or teacher’s email), .pdf format, and signed

  • Confirmation letter of completed FAFSA application matching the school’s offer letter

  • 1,000 typed, word essay explaining the significance of what excuses mean to you, how to avoid excuses and the impact of mentorship.

  • High School Transcript (scanned)

  • Upload ONE zip folders; please do not upload numerous documents in an email

  • PDF Files only !!!

  • No mailed/ paper applications!

  • All applications are to be emailed to:


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