Mississippi Scholarships

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

Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
Deadline: March
Various scholarships for students of the Episcopal or Greek Orthodox faith
http://www.dioms.org/scholarship/index.html

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

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

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.
https://www.moneykey.com/scholarship.php

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
http://riseupms.com/state-aid/nissan/

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.
https://purposechallenge.org/contest/

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

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.
sacac.org/knowledge-center/for-students-and-parents/extend-the-dream-scholarships/

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).
www.swimwithmike.org

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
http://www.msfb.org/Member_Benefits/scholarships.aspx