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For the eighth consecutive year, Foot Locker will be awarding incoming college freshmen $20,000 in scholarship funding to pursue a 4-year college degree—not because they scored the most touchdowns or goals, but because sports have helped them grow into strong leaders at school and in their communities.  Promising applicants embody good sportsmanship, strong moral character, are passionate/committed to empowering his or her community, are confident and enthusiastic leaders, come from diverse backgrounds and display academic excellence.  Applicants must currently be a member in good standing of a high school sports team or be involved in afterschool sports.  For more information and an application, visit https://footlockerscholarathletes.com Deadline is October 2020 


The Heisman High School Scholarship continues a 26 year tradition of honoring high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field and most importantly, within their communities.  The scholarship recognizes and rewards both male and female high school athletes who are community-minded and driven to use their exceptional talents for the benefit of all.  Eligibility begins with maintaining a weighted GPA of 3.0 or better.  Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community.  Applicants must participate or have participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one approved sport.  For more information and an application, visit www.heismanscholarship.com/about/. Deadline October 20, 2020 by 2:00 pm


If integrity, determination and courage describe you - you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. This scholarship rewards students who possess the character to succeed in life. We help students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to go to college. To learn more and apply, visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/  Deadline October 26, 2020


The Cooke College Scholarship Program is one of the largest undergraduate scholarship programs available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities.  Each Cooke Scholar has access to generous financial support for up to four years, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to connect with the thriving community of fellow scholars.  For more information, visit www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/how-to-apply/ Deadline October 30, 2020


The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Please visit  http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/ for more information and an application. Deadline: October 31, 2020


THE 2021 PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD - The search is on to find our top youth volunteer (grades 5-12). If you are selected, you could receive $1,000, an impressive silver medallion, and a trip to Washington, D.C., next April.  If you feel you have made a positive difference through a volunteer activity during the past year, visit https://spirit.prudential.com to apply. Deadline November 10, 2020 


THE 2021 PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD - The search is on to find our top youth volunteer (grades 5-12). If you are selected, you could receive $1,000, an impressive silver medallion, and a trip to Washington, D.C., next April.  If you feel you have made a positive difference through a volunteer activity during the past year, visit https://spirit.prudential.com to apply. Deadline November 17, 2020 


The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.  The 2021 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a U.S. Citizen.  Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.  Please visit http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm for more information. Deadline November 15, 2020


The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency 2020 scholarship program is now available for Mississippi senior high school graduates.  MORA will award seven scholarships totaling $11,265 to graduating seniors in 2021.  For more information and an application, visit www.msora.org/outreach-activities/schools/  or email Susan Bonds at sbonds@msora.org.  Applications are also available in the College and Career Center in J Bldg. Deadline November 17, 2020 


The University of Mississippi Luckyday scholarship is based on both academic accomplishments and remaining financial obligations after grants and scholarships have been calculated. Scholarships range from $2,000-$5,000 per year. Students who receive the Luckyday Scholarship participate in the Luckyday Success Program, which provides mentoring, tutoring, networking, and leadership opportunities. In order to receive consideration, all interested students should submit an application to the University as well as select the Luckyday option when completing the University of Mississippi’s Entering Freshman Scholarship Application. For more information, call 662-915-6493 or visit the website at http://www.olemiss.edu/studentaffairs/luckyday  Deadline January 5, 2021


 The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students (9th-12th) to write an essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year JFK was born.  For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at https://www.JFKLibrary.org/Education  Deadline January 15, 2021


Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club will award three scholarships totaling $10,000.  The scholarships are available to all Mississippi residents who are enrolled as a high school senior graduating in 2021. Applicants must plan to attend a college or university, but are not required to enroll in a music program. For complete details and to download an application, please visit  www.tupeloelvisfanclub.com/scholarships/rules-applications/ Deadline February 14, 2021


The College Board has made a $25 million commitment to encourage more students to take the steps necessary to get into college.  This scholarship program guides students through the college planning process and offers them a chance to earn money for their education for each action they complete.  This first-of-its-kind national scholarship program lays out six simple steps that all students can take to get to college.  Students have the chance to earn scholarships when they 1) Build their college list 2) Practice for the SAT 3) Improve their SAT score 4) Strengthen their college list 5) Fill out the FAFSA 6) Apply to college. Completing each step will earn a chance for a scholarship; the more you complete, the more scholarships you can earn; doing all six steps will earn a chance for $40,000 for their college education.  Each scholarship is open at certain times of the year, to help plan your journey.  For more information and to sign up for this program, visit https://opportunity.collegeboard.org or call 1-844-298-3554.  Deadline February 28, 2021 


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 Deadline March 16, 2021


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. Deadline June 21, 2021


*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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