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Ole Miss Scholarships - priority deadline 2/15

Mississippi State Scholarships - priority deadline 12/1


Aviation Scholarships: https://gama.aero/opportunities-in-ga/scholarships/


 SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes  Thirty $500 scholarships will be awarded for education expenses at a college or university. It is open to current high school seniors and undergraduate college students. It is free to enter and eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need. Students can enter online or by mail.  Entries are limited to one per person during each drawing period.  Two winners will be randomly chosen approximately every two weeks from Oct. 29, 2018 to May 13, 2019. Beginning September 10, 2018, students may enter by visiting, https://www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarship-sweepstakes/index.html




Sparkling Ice is awarding five scholarships of $5,000 to eligible high school seniors that celebrate students’ individuality, creativity and communication of future goals.  Applicants will be evaluated on academic achievement and the creativity of their application, which should highlight what makes them who they are and how they want to contribute their gifts through education.  Visit https://www.flavorfulfutures.com to learn more about eligibility requirements and an application.  Due February 15

Mississippi Association of Supervisors: 2019 MAS County Employee Scholarship Program
 Applicant must meet all criteria listed below:
  • Applicant must identify an eligible Sponsor.  "Sponsor" may be the Applicant or Applicant's immediate family member (parent, stepparent, grandparent, step-grandparent, legal guardian or spouse) who is currently employed by or retired from Mississippi county government.  
  • Dependents of elected county officials are not eligible for this Scholarship Program. 
  • Be a legal resident of the State of Mississippi. 
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and demonstrate community/civic involvement. 
  • Applicant must be enrolled (or plan to enroll) in an accredited public Mississippi college, junior or community college, or university for the Fall 2019 semester.  
  • If awarded a scholarship, Applicant must sign a Statement of Intent to attend an accredited public Mississippi college, junior or community college, or university for the Fall 2019 semester.  Failure to sign the Statement of Intent before August 1, 2019 will result in forfeiture of scholarship.
http://www.mssupervisors.org/scholarship-program

    • Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Scholarship Due March 1 See Below for application.

Nissan Scholarship Deadline is March 1, 2019

Nissan North America, Inc. provides scholarship funds for applications that will attend a Mississippi public two year college or public four year college. Applicants must have a min GPA of 2.5 and an ACT score of 20. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. For full details and to apply, please visit https://www.ms.gov/sfa/nissanEntry.jsp

Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (David G. Hall, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Deadline is March 1, 2019

The Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Board of Trustees established the David G. Hall, M.D. Memorial Scholarship to award scholarships to seniors in schools across Mississippi interested in pursuing a career in the field of medicine. For contest rules, judging criteria and applications go to www.msafp.org/scholarship. Each student that meets the criteria should submit an application, along with his/her 500-word essay titled, “The Family Physician: Providing Your Medical Home.” The essay should “Describe the impact of a Family Physician in your life or the life of your family and/or the role of the Family Physician in your community. In what ways do Family Physicians strengthen the various aspects of the community?”  Applications are available in the counseling office or online.  

Ducks Unlimited National Scholarship  Deadline is March 1, 2019

Ducks Unlimited (DU) will award college scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are members of DU.  Visit www.ducks.org/get-involved/ducks-unlimited-youth-programs/du-varsity/ducks-unlimited-national-scholarship-program  to learn more about eligibility requirements and an application. 

American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Essay 

Deadline is March 15, 2019

 

The winner of this contest will receive $2,500, a trip to Washington, D.C. to meet a member of the State Department’s leadership, and a full scholarship for a Semester at Sea educational voyage.  This essay contest encourages high school students (grades 9-12) to think about important international issues and learn about the United States Foreign Service.  For information on the essay prompt and scholarship details, visit www.afsa.org/essay-contest


2019 Honors Grad U Scholarship March 23, 2019

Ever wondered just how much of a difference high school students can make on their communities? In our 2018 scholarship program, Austin, Bryan, Isaac, Lexi, and William proved it can be profound. That’s why our 2019 Design a Better Future scholarship will also be a design thinking community improvement project based on the LAUNCH Cycle. We will also fund five more $10,000 tuition awards, with the top project receiving up to $5,000. Click the link to find out more:

http://honorsgradu.com/scholarship/




Jim Spruiell Memorial Scholarship 

March 29, 2019

The Jim Spruiell Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to individuals who are pursuing a career in emergency health care.  Recipients can be high school seniors preparing to enter college or individuals currently in the workforce about to embark on a second career.  For an application and more information, visit www.nmhs.net/youth_programs.php   


Project Impact MS Scholarships 

Deadline is March 31, 2019

Project Impact MS believes that strong encouragement, constructive mentorships, well-designed programs and financial assistance through scholarships will positively impact the lives of our youth.  Scholarships are available ranging from $1,000-$2,000.  Student will submit a 2 – 4 minute video presentation answering specific questions or discussing a topic.  For scholarship guidelines and more information, visit www.projectimpact.ms/scholarships.html or email info@projectimpact.ms for any questions.  

CC Taylor Foundation Scholarship  Due 3/31/19

Undergraduate Scholarship Criteria: Must be a high school graduating senior, active in church, school and community organizations.Must have a "B" average or higher. ACT cumulative score of 22 in math, English or science. Must write a 250-word essay entitled, "How I will use my education to bless others". Submit three letters of recommendation from non-family members: pastor, teacher and community person. These are one time awards. Each recipient is eligible for an award of up to $1000 contingent upon maintaining a "B" average or 3.0 GPA. Must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or vocational school. Awards are based on financial need and scholastic ability. Submit W-2 or FAFSA Form. Submit photo.

CC Taylor Foundation Scholarship Application 


Hollis Scouting Scholarship Deadline is March 31, 2019
The Dr. Marshall E. Hollis Family Scouting Scholarship fund will award a one-time, $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior.  To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must 1) Be an Eagle Scout (boys) or a Gold Award Scout (girls); 2) Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and a minimum ACT score of 18; 3) Enroll in college as a full-time student; 4) Show examples of leadership in community or school programs.  
https://createfoundation.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Hollis-Scouting-Application.pdf



AEA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program 

Deadline is April 1, 2019 

Apply online

The AEA Educational Foundation has awarded more than $1.5 million to students seeking careers in the aircraft electronics and aviation maintenance industry. Numerous scholarships are available and range from $1,000 to more than $40,000. For full details and deadlines, please visit http://www.aea.net/educationalfoundation/scholarships.asp

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes May 13, 2019

Thirty $500 scholarships will be awarded for education expenses at a college or university. It is open to current high school seniors and undergraduate college students. It is free to enter and eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need. Students can enter online or by mail.  Entries are limited to one per person during each drawing period.  Two winners will be randomly chosen approximately every two weeks from Oct. 29, 2018 to May 13, 2019. Beginning September 10, 2018, students may enter by visiting, https://www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarship-sweepstakes/index.html


Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program Deadline is June 14, 2019
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants will award up to $1,000 to a winner for their scholarship program.  Students will need to submit an essay (500-1000 words) on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their website: www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. This scholarship is open to Juniors and Seniors. Full details are available on their website.

*FREE MONEY FROM THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI FOR GRADUATING SENIORS:

·        *HELP: must have a 2.5 GPA with a family income of $39,500 or less, 20 on the ACT, and complete the HELP core Curriculum.   You must be a resident of Mississippi with plans to attend an eligible Mississippi institution and demonstrates need as determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

·        *MTAG:  scholarship money from the state of Mississippi if you are staying in the state for college.  This is FREE money if you have a 2.5 GPA and a 15 on the ACT.  Be sure you apply for this one!!

·        *Eminent Scholars:  worth more money than the MTAG, must have a 29 on the ACT and a 3.5 GPA

*more information regarding these scholarships and application information can be found at: www.ihl.state.ms.us

Or view their flier:  http://www.mississippi.edu/financialaid/downloads/riseup_flyer_SFA_2011.pdf

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