Scholarships for students Mississippi. Some scholarships specifically open to Mississippi students, and others give preference to students in Mississippi.
National Rice Month Scholarship
Sponsor: Think Rice
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in rice-growing states (Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas). Applicant must create a video about U.S. rice, National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to their state.
Sponsor: Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000 each semester
Closing Date: November 15, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA and from a rural area (a county with less than 50,000 people). Applicant must live in an eligible state (see website for details – Middle America) and demonstrate financial need.
Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must currently be bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league and have bowled for three out of four years in high school.
Bird Dog Foundation College Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Bird Dog Foundation, inc.
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are preparing to enter freshman year of college or university. Applicant must reside in Tennessee, Mississippi, or Arkansas and applicant must be a U.S. Citizen.
CASE Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Casualty Actuarial Society
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college students who have sat for an actuarial exam and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must attend a college or university in one of the following Southeastern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia.