North Mississippi Area Scholarships

Byron Keith Mallett Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Award: $1000
Deadline: March
Recipients: Lake Cormorant High School Seniors
Details: 3.0 GPA, financial need, essay
http://cfnm.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Byron-SCHOLARSHIP-APPLICATION-UPDATED-9-2-14.pdf

Christian Brothers Automotive Good Samaritan Scholarship
Award: $1,500
Deadline: May
Recipients: DeSoto County seniors
Details: Excel in the classroom and active in community; essay
https://www.cappex.com/scholarship/listings/Christian-Brothers-Automotive-Good-Samaritan-Scholarships/-s-d-40296

Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship
Recipients: Senior in DeSoto County
http://cfnm.org/grants/scholarships/

David Haire Memorial Scholarship Fund
Award: $1000
Deadline: March
Recipients: Seniors from DeSoto County
Details: Must be enrolled in a music program in DeSoto County; Must have a 3.0 GPA; essay
http://cfnm.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/David-Haire-Scholarship-Ap.pdf

DeSoto County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April
Recipients: Seniors;Must be a DeSoto County Farm Bureau member or the child of a DeSoto County Farm Bureau member
Details: Essay; 2 letters of reference
http://www.northwestms.edu/wp-content/uploads/farm-bureau-scholarship.pdf

Fred E. Jones Memorial Scholarship – Herk Foundation
Award: $500
Recipients: Must be a student in DeSoto, Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Tate, or Tunica County
Details: 2.5 GPA; Must major or minor in Music, Education and/or subject area with teacher licensure
http://www.herkfoundation.org/scholarships.html

Junior Auxiliary of DeSoto County
Award: $1000
Deadline: April
Recipients: seniors
Details: 2 Letters of Recommendation; Transcript
http://www.jadesoto.org/index.php/scholarship-opportunities/25-stacy-browning-memorial-scholarship

Junior Auxiliary of Tate-Panola
Award: $1000
Deadline: April
Recipients: seniors in Tate or North Panola County
http://www.jatatepanola.org/undergraduate-scholarship.html

Noah’s Gift
Award: up to $2500
Deadline: October
Recipients: 13-19 years old
Details: Must have a passion for others; essay
http://cfnm.org/grants/scholarships/

Northcentral Electric Power Association College Scholarship
Award: $1000
Deadline: March
Recipients: Seniors
Details: academic achievement and leadership
http://northcentralepa.com/college-scholarships-for-high-school-seniors/

Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors
Award: $1000
Deadline: April
Recipients: Seniors in DeSoto, Tate, Tunica, or Marshall County
http://nwmar.com/community/

Olive Branch Arts Council
Deadline: April
Recipients: seniors graduating from an Olive Branch high school
Details: Artwork presentation; Reference letter
http://obarts.com/images/stories/artscholarshipapp.pdf

Olive Twig Humanitarian Group Scholarship
Award: $1000
Deadline: April
Recipients: Must attend Lewisburg, Olive Branch, DeSoto Central, or Center Hill High School, a private school or be homeschooled
Details: essay
Application in high school guidance office or theboss8280@aol.com

Optimist Club of Hernando
Deadline: April
Recipients: seniors in Hernando area
Details: 2 letters of recommendation
http://www.hernandooptimist.org/scholarship-contests

Southaven Rotary Club: Watson-McGuire and Gilless Rotary Scholarship
Award: $1500
Deadline: April
Recipients: seniors
Details: GPA of 2.75 and 20 on ACT; financial need, academic performance, and leadership ability
http://cfnm.org/grants/scholarships/

Stacy Browning Memorial Scholarship
Award: $1000
Deadline: April
Recipients: seniors
Details: Major in area directly benefitting children of DeSoto County; resume; essay
http://www.jadesoto.org/index.php/scholarship-opportunities/6-stacy-browning-memorial-scholarship

Stroud Law Firm Scholarship
Award: $1500
Deadline: April 14, 2017
Recipients: high school senior in Mississippi pursuing a college education at any two-year to five-year Mississippi institution
stroudlawyers.com/scholarship

Tunica County Education Foundation, PFC William Brandon Dawson Memorial Scholarship
Award: $1000
Deadline: April
Recipients: Tunica, Coahoma, DeSoto County students, college students, and veterans under the age of 25 are encouraged to apply
http://images.pcmac.org/SiSFiles/Schools/MS/DeSotoCounty/LewisburgHigh/Uploads/News/Documents/PFC%20William%20Brandon%20Dawson%20Memorial%20Scholarship.pdf

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Psy Beta Zeta Chapter
Deadline: April
Recipients: Residents of DeSoto, Tate, or Tunica counties
Details: GPA of 3.0; 500 word personal statement required
http://www.southavenzetas1920.org/programs.html