Scholarships for students Mississippi. Some scholarships specifically open to Mississippi students, and others give preference to students in Mississippi.
Sponsor: Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $6,000 each semester
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
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.
Opportunity Scholarship for Locked-Out Dreamers
Amount: Up to $80,000 over four years
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and 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.
JC Runyon Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: JC Runyon Foundation
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who have completed at least one inpatient stay in an accredited psychiatric facility, substance abuse center, or similar behavioral health treatment center. In addition to the nationwide scholarship, there is a scholarship open to females who are Tennessee or Midsouth (North Mississippi, East Arkansas) residents who have been treated for suicidal ideation/attempt.
Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Baseball
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
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.