Vulcan Scholarships, Inc.

Vulcan Scholarships, Inc. is a private, nonprofit foundation fully funded by Vulcan, Inc., which is headquartered in Foley, Alabama. Since 1985 the Foundation has awarded 119 scholarships with a total value in excess of $700,000.


To influence qualified Foley, Gulf Shores and Robertsdale High School students’ career paths by providing financial assistance in the pursuit of study in a qualified engineering curriculum.


Vulcan Scholarships, Inc. was founded by Mr. Cater Lee in 1984 to provide financial aid to Foley and Robertsdale High School students who elected to pursue an engineering career. In 2001 Gulf Shores High School students also became eligible for the scholarship awards. The scholarship awards seek to espouse his belief that . . ."No one makes it all alone, no one is successful without help from someone, somewhere along the line". By providing financial support to engineering students it is his wish that during the course of their professional careers they might make a meaningful and lasting contribution to society.

Vulcan Scholarship 2019 Recepients

Front row, Left to right: Stacy Stevens, Matthew Van Welzen, Cole Smith, Bhumiben Patel;

Back row, Left to right: Will Rice, Jim Morris, Daniel Thompson, Nick Mitchell, Tommy Lee;

Stacy Stevens
Gulf Shores High School
Vulcan Scholar - $6,000

Cole Smith
Foley High School
Vulcan Scholar - $6,000

Bhumiben Patel
Robertsdale High School
Vulcan Scholar- $6,000

Matthew Van Welzen
Foley High School
Cater Lee Distinguished Scholar Award for Engineering Study - $8,400