The Carl Coleman--Friend to Animals--Scholarship is open for nominations. Blount County Animal Shelter, Inc. gives this yearly scholarship in memory of Carl Coleman, a true friend to animals. Qualifications: Students must be Blount County, Alabama students only. Students must be graduating seniors accepted to an institution of higher learning. The students must have demonstrated a dedication to the well-being of animals. Applications are only accepted from January 1 to April 1 each year. Download a form and mail it in, or fill it out online.