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 126 scholarships with a total value in excess of $766,400.


To influence qualified Foley, Gulf Shores, Robertsdale, and Elberta 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 2022 Recepients

Front row, Left to right: Grace James, Chandler Jones, Kevin Ellis, Charles "Brady" Rice;

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

Grace James
Elberta High School
Vulcan Scholar - $6,000

Chandler Jones
Robertsdale High School
Vulcan Scholar - $6,000

Charles “Brady” Rice
Foley High School
Vulcan Scholar- $6,000

Kevin Ellis
Gulf Shores High School
Cater Lee Distinguished Scholar Award for Engineering Study - $8,400