Scholarships for students Mississippi. Some scholarships specifically open to Mississippi students, and others give preference to students in Mississippi.
Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: July 2, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love of education. Applicant must live or attend school in either Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; Wilkinson County, Mississippi,; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.
Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers & Firemen Scholarship
Sponsor: Mississippi State Office of Financial Aid
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at the undergraduate level at any state-supported (public) college or university in Mississippi. Applicant must be a certified dependent child (under the age of 23) or spouse of any Mississippi law enforcement officer, full-time firefighter or volunteer firefighter who suffered fatal injuries or wounds or became permanently and totally disabled which occurred in the performance of the official and appointed duties of his or her office.
C. Lamar Meek Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Louisiana Mosquito Control Association
Closing Date: November 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited college or university in the state of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma or Texas who have undertaken an investigation/research/outreach project in the area of medical and veterinary entomology.
Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Baseball
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding high school seniors who at one time participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia), Inc. program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university.
Bird Dog Foundation College Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Bird Dog Foundation, inc.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
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.