Mississippi Scholarships

Christian Leaders of the Future 
Award: $1000 (2)
Deadline: November 21, 2019
Recipients: Mississippi high school senior
Details: Students must complete an application and submit a letter of recommendation.
Christian Leaders of the Future Application

Citizens Bank
Award: $1000 
Deadline: June
Recipients: For juniors and seniors
Details: Students bring report cards at the end of the first week of June 2019 to either of the bank's locations:  For every “A,” students are entered into a drawing to win a $1,000 scholarship.
Contact: https://www.thecitizensbankphila.com/branches/

Elks Most Valuable Student
Award: varies
Deadline: November 5, 2019
Recipients: Seniors (Must be US Citizen)
Details: Strong academics, leadership, financial need

Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
Deadline: March 1
Various scholarships for students of the Episcopal or Greek Orthodox faith

Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship
Award: varies
Deadline: October
Recipients: seniors who have demonstrated perseverance in adversity
Details: Financial need/academics

Create Foundation Scholarships
Award: Scholarships amounts vary
Deadline: Varies
Recipients: High School and Current College/University Students
Details: Scholarship applications vary by county

Mississippi Celebrates Architecture
Award: Scholarships and monetary prizes may vary
Deadline: September 9
Recipients: High School Students
Details: Photography submission

Key Thinkers Scholarship
Award: $2500
Deadline: Multiple (one per academic term)
Recipients: High School or College Student
Details: Students must be a US citizen or permanent resident, 18 years or older, enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the US; have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

Kyle Trust Scholarship (Delta State University)
Award: For multiple students, the Trust Scholarship annually provides between $75,000-$100,000 
Deadline: February 1
Recipients: Must have earned less than 140 cumulative hours, criteria as set forth by the scholarship donor. May be stacked with first-time freshmen academic scholarships
Details: Must be a Mississippi resident in Coahoma, Quitman, Panola, or Tallahatchie counties; GPA of 2.5 or higher; Complete Delta State's Scholarship Application

Nissan Scholarship
Award: full tuition, fees, and book allowance
Deadline: March
Recipients: Seniors
Details: 2.5 GPA, 20 ACT, demonstrate leadership abilities through extracurricular activities, financial need, essay 

Purpose Challenge
Award: $5,000 – $25,000
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Recipients: Seniors
Details: Students must submit essay and have the option to use tools to help discover their purpose in life as they pursue their education.

Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts
Award: varies
Deadline: October 1, 2018
Recipients: Current MS college or university students
Details: Application, Resume and Letters of recommendation required
MACD Endowment Fund 2018 Scholarship Application

Mississippi Concrete Association
Award: varies
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Recipients: MS high school students between the ages 16-18
Details: Application and Essay Required
MS Concrete Association Application

Prudential Spirit of Community
Award: varies
Deadline: November 5, 2019
Recipients: grades 5-12
Details: exemplary community service

SACAC Horizon Award
Deadline: January 15, 2019
Recipients: Senior High School Students
Details: This scholarship is awarded based on financial need, academic achievement and community service.  Awards are in the amount of $1,000 and are not renewable.

Swim with Mike
Deadline: May 1
Recipients: Seniors
Details: Student who have participated in organized competitive athletics and have sustained a life changing accident or illness (e.g. paralysis, blindness, cancer, amputation, head injuries).

Tommy Smith Scholarship 
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Recipients: Current college or university students and High school seniors who have been accepted into a college or university
Details: The scholarship is worth $1000 and only requires a 500-word essay on a specific topic to apply. 

Young Farmers Scholarship Foundation
Award: $3000
Deadline: June 1
Recipients: 2 reserved for incoming freshmen
Details: Must attend a Mississippi college or university; show need for financial assistance, academic ability, and leadership qualities; Must be pursuing an agriculture related major

United States Senate Youth Program
Award: $10,000
Deadline: October 11, 2019
Recipients: High school junior or senior
Details: To apply, students must complete application package. 2019 Application can be found at link below. 

National Rice Month Scholarship
Award: Varies
Deadline: October 31, 2019
Recipients: High school seniors from rice growing state (MS included)
Details: Create an original video about US rice and the importance of rice to your state