Education Resources

Alabama Power is committed to furthering education in our state and making sure our youth are prepared for the future. For many years, through both company and foundation efforts, Alabama Power has supported a wide variety of education-related initiatives. Our dedication to education doesn’t stop with our Brighter Minds initiative. Take a look at some of the additional education resources we provide:



Helping educate our state’s talented students ensures a strong future for Alabama. The Alabama Power Foundation has established more than 40 endowed scholarships at state schools. These scholarships are awarded directly by the colleges and universities.


Alabama colleges and universities with scholarships endowed by Alabama Power are:


  • Alabama A&M University
  • Alabama State University
  • Auburn University
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • Huntingdon College
  • Jacksonville State University
  • Miles College
  • Morehouse School of Religion
  • Samford University
  • Stillman College
  • Talladega College
  • Troy State University
  • Tuskegee University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of West Alabama

To date, the Alabama Power Foundation has given out more than $4 million in college scholarships to help prepare the next generation of Alabama leaders.

Need Help?

For more information on these scholarships, please contact the schools’ financial aid offices.


educational grants

The foundation has awarded more than 20,000 educational grants and scholarships to date.

New Teacher Grants


Since 1995, the foundation has been providing grants to first-year teachers across the state. These grants give teachers the power to inspire and educate their students by purchasing needed classroom supplies.

Fifteen classrooms are off to a great start. Fifteen first-year teachers were able to purchase classroom supplies using foundation grants of $1,000 each in 2016.

Need Help?

Contact Theresa Helms


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  • Four schools and nonprofit organizations will receive conservation education grants through the Alabama Power Foundation’s Students to Stewards program. Students to Stewards curriculum grants provide up to $1,000 each for classroom lessons, in-the-field learning and teacher training. “Students have an opportunity to learn firsthand about......

  • Thirty-six high schools receive $2,500 grants for arts and athletics The Alabama Power Foundation’s Power to Play program has awarded 36 grants to high school arts and athletic programs across the state. Eighteen of those grants will support athletics programs and 18 will support arts......