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Mississippi Scholarships

Christian Leaders of the Future 
Award: $1000 (2)
Deadline: November 13, 2020
Recipients: Mississippi high school senior
Details: Students must complete an application and submit a letter of recommendation.
Christian Leaders of the Future Application

The 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 to any of the bank's locations:  For every “A,” students are entered into a drawing to win a $1,000 scholarship.
https://www.thecitizensbankphila.com/branches/

Dixie Belle Paint "Creativity Leads to Success" Scholarship
Award: $1250 or $3500
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Recipients: For students enrolled in high school, college, or graduate school
Details: Application and Essay Required
https://www.myscholarship.app/dixiebellepaintscholarship

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

Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
Deadline: March 1
Various scholarships for students of the Episcopal or Greek Orthodox faith
dioms.org/Scholarships

Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship
Award: varies
Deadline: October 25
Recipients: seniors who have demonstrated perseverance in adversity
Details: Financial need/academics
scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships

Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarships
Award: varies
Deadline: April 15
Recipients: seniors who have demonstrated perseverance in adversity and wish to pursue a career or technical education
Details: Financial need/academics
https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/

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

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.
moneykey.com/scholarship

Nissan Scholarship
Award: full tuition, fees, and book allowance
Deadline: March 1
Recipients: Seniors
Details: 2.5 GPA, 20 ACT, demonstrate leadership abilities through extracurricular activities, financial need, essay 
https://www.msfinancialaid.org/nissan/

Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts
Award: varies
Deadline: October 1, 2019
Recipients: Current MS college or university students
Details: Application, Resume and Letters of recommendation required
https://www.macdweb.org/endowment/endowment-fund-scholarship-criteria-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

Mississippi Trucking Association
Award: $2,000
Deadline: June 23, 2020
Recipients: entering college freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in MS
Details: Application and Essay Required
MS Trucking Association Scholarship Application

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

SACAC Horizon Award
Deadline: January 15, 2020
Recipients: High School Seniors
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.
http://www.sacac.org/knowledge-center/for-students-and-parents/horizon-award/

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).
swimwithmike.org

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
https://msfb.org/scholarships/

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. 
https://mdek12.org/OTL/OTC/USSYP

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
www.thinkrice.com

 

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