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Tremont Friends and Alumni Scholarship Application is at the bottom of this page

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The Mississippi Association of Supervisors (MAS) announces the opening of the 2020-21 submission period for the MAS County Employee Scholarship Program.  Applicants must have an immediate family member currently employed by or retired from Mississippi county government to be eligible to apply. MAS will award up to two (2) $500 scholarships per county. For more information and the application, visit  Deadline is February 1, 2021

Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.  Applications are available online at February 1, 2021

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Mathematics, Science, Literature, Music, Technology, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception. For full details, visit February 10, 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 Deadline February 14, 2021

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 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 also available in the College and Career Center in J Bldg.  Deadline is February 26, 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 or call 1-844-298-3554.  Deadline February 28, 2021 

The Sallie Mae Fund’s Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for High School Seniors helps make the dream of higher education a reality for outstanding students from minority and other historically underserved communities.

High school seniors who are facing financial challenges may apply to win a $10,000 scholarship to help them attend college or a vocational-technical school.

Applications are now open through March 8, 2021. Winners will be announced in early May.

Interested in applying for a scholarship? Click here

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 Deadline March 16, 2021

Mississippi Professional Educators will award up to ten scholarships of $500 each to children of MPE members who are high school seniors and wish to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university.  For more information and an application, visit Deadline is March 26, 2021.

Tri State Scholarships are supplemental scholarships. This means that Tri State will pay AFTER all other scholarships and grants 

have been applied to the student's account. Payments will be made directly to the school once we receive billing for the student. Tri State funds may ONLY be used for items billed through the college/university, such as tuition, books, necessary supplies (must be approved by Tri State), fees, on-campus meal plans, and/or dormitory. These items may vary by school. Some schools are able to bill for books and supplies, and some are not.

Tri State will not be billed and will not pay if a student's charges are fully covered by other scholarships and grants. Again, our 

scholarships are supplemental. Tri State funds undergraduate degrees in any field and graduate degrees in education only. Tri State does not fund classes or degrees that are entirely online (with the exception of online graduate programs in Education at a university in Mississippi or at the University of North Alabama). (Application is at the bottom of this page labeled TSEF) Deadline April 15

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: This scholarship is open to Juniors and Seniors. Full details 

are available on their website. Deadline June 21, 2021


·        *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

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