Mississippi Scholarships

Scholarships for students Mississippi. Some scholarships specifically open to Mississippi students, and others give preference to students in Mississippi.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: November 24, 2017
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

Opportunity Scholarship for Locked-Out Dreamers
Sponsor: TheDream.US
Amount: Up to $80,000 over four years
Closing Date: January 23, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates who live in targeted, locked-out states that do not offer in-state tuition to DREAMers, or bars them from attending state colleges and universities all together.

Women in Ag Scholarships
Sponsor: Mahindra
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be a resident of a state where Mahindra does business (see website for details).

TheDream.US National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Dream.US Scholarship Program
Amount: $25,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. Applicant must be a first time college student and intend to attend a partner college (details available on website). In addition to the national scholarship, there is location specific scholarships (states where they face paying out-of-state tuition or will not admit students to their universities).

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
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.

SETC Scholarships
Sponsor: Southeastern Theatre Conference, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students attending school in the 10 state region of SETC (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia). Applicant must be studying or planning to study theater or a closely related field.

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
Amount: $1,500
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.

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