Gulf Coast Area Scholarships

Ann Wesson Memorial – Junior Auxiliary
Award:Up to $1000
Deadline: TBD
Recipients: For seniors who reside in the Biloxi/Ocean Springs JA service area.
Details: Must show need, service, academic, essay.

Citizens Bank
Award: $1000 for each “A” on Report Card
Deadline: June
Recipients: For juniors and seniors
Details: Students bring report cards at the end of the first week of June 2016 to either of the following locations: 15309 Lemoyne Blvd or 1765 Popps Ferry Rd in Biloxi. For every “A,” students are able to possibly get $1000.

Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport: College Bound Scholarship
Award: Varies
Deadline: February 19
Recipients: High school seniors attending a high school in Gulfport Junior Auxiliary service areas (Gulfport and West Harrison County Schools)

Keesler Spouses Club Scholarship
Award: Varies
Deadline: February 28
Recipients: Graduating high school seniors, GED recipients, or home-school seniors located in the following counties: Hancock; Harrison; Jackson.
Needs to be a dependent of: A service member, any civil service, personnel working at Keesler AFB, or a retired service member

Les Bell Fleurs: Sisterly Love Scholarship Competition
Award: $500
Deadline: February 28 (Postmarked)
Recipients: MS resident and female high school senior graduating from a school in the following counties: Jackson County, Harrison County, Hancock County, Pearl River Country, Stone County, or George County.
Applications are available at the Gulf Coast Get2College Center

Mississippi Association of Supervisors Property and Casualty Scholarship
Award: $500
Deadline: March 1
Recipients: Students residing in counties participating in the MAS Insurance Trust program

Mississippi Association of Supervisors Workers Compensation Scholarship
Award: $500
Deadline: March 1
Recipients: Students residing in counties participating in the Mississippi Public Entity Workers’ Compensation Trust

Mr. and Miss Unity
Award: Up to $2000
Deadline: September 28
Recipients: High school students ages 15-18
Details: Must show need, service, academic, essay.

Singing River Health System – Auxiliary Volunteers
Award: $500-$1000
Deadline: April 1
Recipients: Seniors planning to enroll in a medical field of study

Southernettes’ Scholarship
Award: $500
Deadline: March 15th (Postmarked)
Recipients: Graduating seniors residing in Harrison or Jackson County planning to enroll in an accredited college or university in the State of Mississippi.

Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship: Lawrence E. Roberts Chapter Award
Award: Varies
Deadline: January
Recipients: Graduating seniors with a minimum of a 3.0-4.0 GPA

Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Award: $500-$1000
Deadline: February 5
Recipients: High school seniors – must submit original artwork meeting specific guidelines or 228.872.3164

YMCA – Mississippi Gulf Coast Earl Wyman
Award: $500 each for 2 participants
Deadline: October 30
Recipients: High School students ages 15-18
Details: Academic excellence/community involvement