Board of Directors

The board of directors for SCHOLAR Birmingham is comprised of community volunteers from across the BPS district. The district is represented by the Superintendent and at least one current board trustee. The SCHOLAR trustees evaluate applications and award scholarships based on the fund’s criteria. The board wishes to thank the Birmingham School District for the administrative assistance it provides to help support SCHOLAR.

Steve Johnston, President (Member-At-Large)

Sarah Rosso, Vice President (Honorary Trustee)

Rob Lawrence, Treasurer (Member-At-Large)

Jennifer Kondak, College and Career (Member-At-Large)

Cathy Heller, Recording Secretary (Member-At-Large)

Kathy Hurley, Trustee (AAUW Representative) 

Kathy Barnas, Community Relations (Member-At-Large)

Dr. Embekka Roberson, Trustee (BPS Superintendent)

Mandy Moore,  (PTA Council)

Amy Hockammer (Board of Education Representative)

The application process is 100% online. Please click on the button below to begin the process. You’ll be redirected to an outside webpage where you’ll create a login ID. Bookmark this new page to return to your application as you work through it. Use a permanent email ID for login as you’ll receive notifications related to the process. The application link is effective for both high school and college scholarship applications.