Gulf Coast Area Scholarships

2018 Heritage Scholarship Program
Award: $1500 (Maximum) Per Semester
Deadline: May 4, 2018
Recipients: Graduating high school senior that is a U.S. Citizen with a 2.5 GPA from Mississippi Power’s 23-County service area or Kemper County. Must be accepted into one of the following career and technical programs: Lineman, Instrumentation & Controls, Mechanical Maintenance, Auto Mechanics or Process Operations.
Details: Developed to provide career and technical education opportunities to minority students.
(Applications are available in the Gulf Coast Get2College Center)

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.
http://jabos.org/what-we-do/life-after-high-school/ann-wesson-scholarship/

Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
Award: TBD
Deadline: March 5
Recipients: Graduating seniors residing in the Biloxi Chamber Service Area (zip codes: 39530, 39531, 39532, and 39540)
https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/2667/CMS/Biloxi-Chamber-of-Commerce-Scholarship-Application-2018.pdf

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.
Contact: kscscholarship@gmail.com

Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
Award: TBD
Deadline: March 5
Recipients: Graduating seniors from Gulfport High School, West Harrison High School, Harrison Central High School, or reside within the City of Gulfport.
https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/2667/CMS/Gulfport-Chamber-of-Commerce-Scholarship-Application-2018.pdf

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)
https://form.jotform.co/80085757471867

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

Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
Award: TBD
Deadline: March 5
Recipients: Must be a senior in high school and live in the 39560 zip code or attend
Long Beach High School
https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/2667/CMS/Long-Beach-Chamber-Scholarship-Application-2018.pdf

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
http://www.mssupervisors.org/scholarship-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
http://www.mssupervisors.org/scholarship-program

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.
http://www.unityfestivalinc.org/

Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
Award: TBD
Deadline: March 5
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.
https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/2667/CMS/Pass-Christian-Chamber-Scholarship-Application-2018.pdf

Singing River Health System – Auxiliary Volunteers
Award: $500-$1000
Deadline: April 1
Recipients: Seniors planning to enroll in a medical field of study
http://www.mysrhs.com/services/volunteers/scholarships.html

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.
www.southernettes.com

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
Contact: lawrence.e.roberts.chapter@gmail.com

Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Award: $500-$1000
Deadline: February 5
Recipients: High school seniors – must submit original artwork meeting specific guidelines
http://www.walterandersonmuseum.org/ 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
www.mgcymca.org