Mississippi Scholarships

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

Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
Deadline: March
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

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
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.

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.

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

SACAC 2018 Extending the Dream Student Scholarship
Deadline: April 15
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
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).

Young Farmers Scholarship Foundation
Award: $3000
Deadline: June
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