• Mississippi Scholarships

    Citizens Bank
    Award: $1000 
    Deadline: June
    Recipients: For juniors and seniors
    Details: Students bring report cards at the end of the first week of June 2019 to either of the bank's locations:  For every “A,” students are entered into a drawing to win a $1,000 scholarship.
    Contact: https://www.thecitizensbankphila.com/branches/

    Elks Most Valuable Student
    Award: varies
    Deadline: November
    Recipients: Seniors (Must be US Citizen)
    Details: Strong academics, leadership, financial need

    Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
    Deadline: March
    Various scholarships for students of the Episcopal or Greek Orthodox faith

    Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship
    Award: varies
    Deadline: October
    Recipients: seniors who have demonstrated perseverance in adversity
    Details: Financial need/academics

    Create Foundation Scholarships
    Award: Scholarships amounts vary
    Deadline: Varies
    Recipients: High School and Current College/University Students
    Details: Scholarship applications vary by county

    Mississippi Celebrates Architecture
    Award: Scholarships and monetary prizes may vary
    Deadline: September 9
    Recipients: High School Students
    Details: Photography submission

    Key Thinkers Scholarship
    Award: $2500
    Deadline: Multiple
    Recipients: High School or College Student
    Details: Students must be a US citizen or permanent resident, 18 years or older, enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the US; have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

    Kyle Trust Scholarship (Delta State University)
    Award: For multiple students, the Trust Scholarship annually provides between $75,000-$100,000 
    Deadline: February 1
    Recipients: Must have earned ss than 140 cumulative hours, criteria as set forth by the scholarship donor. May be stacked with first-time freshmen academic scholarships
    Details: Must be a Mississippi resident in Coahoma, Quitman, Panola, or Tallahatchie counties; GPA of 2.5 or higher; Complete Delta State's Scholarship Application

    Nissan Scholarship
    Award: full tuition, fees, and book allowance
    Deadline: March
    Recipients: Seniors
    Details: 2.5 GPA, 20 ACT, demonstrate leadership abilities through extracurricular activities, financial need, essay

    Purpose Challenge
    Award: $5,000 – $25,000
    Deadline: February 1, 2018
    Recipients: Seniors
    Details: Students must submit essay and have the option to use tools to help discover their purpose in life as they pursue their education.

    Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts
    Award: varies
    Deadline: October 1, 2018
    Recipients: Current MS college or university students
    Details: Application, Resume and Letters of recommendation required
    MACD Endowment Fund 2018 Scholarship Application

    Prudential Spirit of Community
    Award: varies
    Deadline: November
    Recipients: grades 5-12
    Details: exemplary community service

    SACAC 2018 Extending the Dream Student Scholarship
    Deadline: April 15
    Recipients: Senior High School Students
    Details: This scholarship is awarded based on financial need, academic achievement and community service.  Awards are in the amount of $1,000 and are not renewable.

    Swim with Mike
    Deadline: May
    Recipients: Seniors
    Details: Student who have participated in organized competitive athletics and have sustained a life changing accident or illness (e.g. paralysis, blindness, cancer, amputation, head injuries).

    Tommy Smith Scholarship 
    Deadline: May 31, 2019
    Recipients: Current college or university students and High school seniors who have been accepted into a college or university
    Details: The scholarship is worth $1000 and only requires a 500-word essay on a specific topic to apply. 

    Young Farmers Scholarship Foundation
    Award: $3000
    Deadline: June
    Recipients: 2 reserved for incoming freshmen
    Details: Must attend a Mississippi college or university; show need for financial assistance, academic ability, and leadership qualities; Must be pursuing an agriculture related major

    Blake Rubin Foundation Scholarship
    Award: $1000
    Deadline: May 31
    Recipients: High school senior or current college student
    Details: To apply for the $1000 Blake Rubin Foundation Scholarship you must submit an original 500-word essay on the topic: “How would receiving this scholarship help change your life?”

    United States Senate Youth Program
    Award: $10,000
    Deadline: October 12, 2018
    Recipients: High school junior or senior
    Details: To apply, students must complete application package. 2018 Application can be found at link below. 

    National Rice Month Scholarship
    Award: Varies
    Deadline: October 31, 2018
    Recipients: High school seniors from rice growing state (MS included)
    Details: Create an original video about US rice and the importance of rice to your state