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
cfnm.org/grants/scholarships

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

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
herkfoundation.org/scholarships

Junior Auxiliary of DeSoto County 
Award: $1000
Deadline: April
Recipients: seniors
Details: 2 Letters of Recommendation; Transcript
http://jadesoto.gives/scholarship-opportunities/

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

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

Northcentral Electric Power Association College Scholarship 
Award: $1000
Deadline: March
Recipients: Seniors
Details: academic achievement and leadership
northcentralepa.com

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

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
hernandooptimist.org/scholarship-contests

Southaven Rotary Club: 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
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://jadesoto.gives/scholarship-opportunities/

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
southavenzetas1920.org/programs