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Real World Design Challenge Scholarship

Award: $50,000

Deadline:November 17, 2017

Recipients:9-12 graders

Applications and more info: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10303/real_world_design_challenge_scholarships_scholarships.php


Points Scholarship

Award: $10,000

Deadline: November 30

Recipients: 13 years and old

Points Scholarship info



 

Elks Most Valuable Student

Award: varies
Deadline: December
Recipients: Seniors
Details: Strong academics, leadership, financial need
www.elks.org/enf/scholars

Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
Deadline: March
Various scholarships for students of the Episcopal or Greek Orthodox faith
http://www.dioms.org/scholarship/index.html

Mae Meriwether Zifcak Girl Scout Scholarship Fund
Award: $1,000
Deadline: March
Recipients: graduating senior registered with Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi Council
Details:Items of importance reviewed by the committee will include Girl Scout award status (silver/ gold), academic merit, leadership potential, motivation (future goals), financial need and community involvement.
http://www.cfgj.org/scholarships.html

Magnolia Bar Foundation Scholarship Fund: Leonard McClellan Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Recipients: senior who graduates from a private or public high school in Mississippi who has shown a strong interest in and is enthusiastic about the science of jurisprudence
Details: GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale and demonstrate a need for financial aid
http://www.cfgj.org/scholarships.html

Magnolia Bar Foundation Scholarship Fund: Mock Trial Competition
Award: $700 for first place; $500 for second place; and $300 for third place
Recipients: high school seniors who compete and are determined to be the best senior advocates
http://www.cfgj.org/scholarships.html

Miriam Scarborough Scholarship
Award: varies
Deadline: December
Recipients: female accepted to attend a Mississippi college or university
Details: based on academic achievement, leadership, and need; 24 ACT; 2.5 GPAQ; resume, itemized cost figure for the school year
http://www.peomississippi.org/index/menus/Mississippi%20State%20Project/Miriam%20Scarborough%20Scholarship%20-%20Brochure/MSS_brochure-new.pdf

Mississippi Concrete Industries
Award: varies
Deadline: November
Recipients: juniors and seniors ages 16-18
Details: Essay competition
http://www.mississippiconcrete.com

Mississippi Council of the Blind James Doyle Case Memorial Scholarship
Award: $1500 per year for 4 years
Deadline: March
Recipients: applicant or applicant’s parent must be legally blind
Details: 3.0 GPA
http://mscounciloftheblind.org/node/3

Mississippi Municipal League Scholarships
Award: $2,000
Deadline: May
Recipients: The MMLGeneral Scholarship is open to all high school seniors and is co-sponsored by Mississippi Power Company.The MMLLimited Scholarship is open to children or grandchildren of employeesor elected officials of Mississippi municipalities and to high school seniors working part-time for a member municipality of the Mississippi Municipal League and is co-sponsored by Phelps Dunbar.The Mississippi Municipal Service Company Limited Scholarshipis open to children or grandchildren of employees or elected officials of Mississippi municipalities that are members of the Mississippi Municipal Liability Plan or the Mississippi MunicipalWorkers’ Compensation Group.
Details: application and essay
http://mmlonline.com/dbfiles/youth/docs/Scholarshipapplication15.pdf

Nissan Scholarship
Award: full tuition, fees, and book allowance
Deadline: March
Recipients: Seniors
Details: 2.5 GPA, 20 ACT, demonstrate leadership abilities through extracurricular activities, financial need, essay
http://riseupms.com/state-aid/nissan/

Prudential Spirit of Community
Award: varies
Deadline: November
Recipients: grades 5-12
Details: exemplary community service
http://spirit.prudential.com

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship
Award: varies
Deadline: February
Recipients: grades 9-12
Details: essay competition
www.regions.com/ridingforward

Young Farmers Scholarship Foundation
Award: $3000
Deadline: June
Recipients: 2 reserved for incoming freshmen
Details: Must attend a Mississippi college or university; show need for financial assistance, academic ability, and leadership qualities; Must be pursuing an agriculture related major
http://www.msfb.org/Member_Benefits/scholarships.aspx

 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.

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.

*Applications will be available online beginning October 1, 2017

The Burger King Scholars Program- Created in memory of Burger King Co-founder James W. McLamore, The Burger King Scholars Program has awarded $28.3 million in scholarships to more than 26,800 high school students since 2000.  Scholarship grants range from $1,000-$50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school.  Recipients are selected based on their GPA, work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.  Please visit http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram for more information. 

*Applications will be available online beginning October 15, 2017


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 www.davidsongifted.org/Fellows/.


The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2017 competition.  The 2017 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.  The deadline is November 27, 2017. 

*Applications will be available online beginning September 1, 2017

 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

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

 

*Applications will be available online beginning October 1, 2017



This $5000 scholarship is available to all Mississippi residents who are enrolled as a high school senior graduating in 2018. Applicants must be attending 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/


 Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship Program  - Deadline November 14, 2017

  • Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2018
  • Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college or university beginning in fall 2018
  • Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
  • SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above
  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant
  • http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

Every year Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes more than 5,000 of the best male and female high school seniors and rewards $120,000 in donations to schools across the country. Wendy’s is looking for the next class of remarkable students who excel in academics, athletics, and community involvement to receive the Heisman honors. Now through October 2, 2017, class of 2018 graduating seniors can apply at www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com


 AES Scholarship               AES Engineering is offering a $500 scholarship to high school seniors that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.  Students should submit an essay between 500-1000 words on the following topic, “When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?”   For more information, visit www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

Deadline is October 6, 2017

 

AXA Achievement Scholarship   The AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.  Fifty-two students will each receive a $10,000 scholarship.  One recipient will be selected from each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.  Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers.  They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities:  ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college.  Applications are submitted online until December 15, 2017 or until 10,000 applications are submitted, whichever comes first.  Apply early!  Visit www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement for more information.              Deadline is December 15, 2017 or until 10,000 applications are submitted

 

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

       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 www.davidsongifted.org/Fellows/.

Will open in November

 Leaders and Achievers:  Leaders and Achievers Scholarship. You need a 2.8 GPA or higher, a full time high School Senior planning to attend an accredited college, nonprofit college, or vocational/technical School in the United States, has demonstrated leadership abilities,and commitment to community service. Apply to comcast@applyists.com. Deadline is November 30, 2017.

 

accredited online colleges

https://www.studentscholarships.org/2017scholarships.php


College Countdown: great website to make sure you are on track


Financial Aid Explained: website explaining financial aid


TRI State Scholarship: Please see the pdf below labeled "TSEF Scholarship"

Tim Edge Scholarship : Please see the pdf below labeled "Tim Edge Scholarship"

Mississippi Baptist Foundation Scholarship


Scholarship Opportunities for Students

 

#CollegianceMS #Collegiance

For the third year, the College Board is hosting its annual Collegiance College Decision Day social media contest to celebrate college-bound students across the country. Students who share a video, Boomerang or photo announcing their college decision with the hashtag #Collegiance on Instagram will be entered for a chance to win $5,000.

This year, Mississippi students can enter for an additional opportunity to win money for college. Include #CollegianceMS in your post for a chance to win $1,000.

Visit collegiance.org to learn more about Collegiance.

 

2017 GIS Competition for Middle & High School

Deadline for submitting maps: April 28

§  Middle Grades (4th-8th)                      

§  High School (9th-12th)

All Mississippi public, private, or homeschooled students are eligible to enter the contest. Maps can be submitted individually or as a team of two students. You must use ArcGIS Online to create an original story map that spotlights our state. To see  the Esri Story Map Gallery examples click here. ArcGIS Online is available to any K-12 school in the United States free of charge from Esri. To sign up for a free ArcGIS Online school organization account click here. Your final map must be created using the school organization account. You may not use a public account. Judges will select five maps from each division as the state winners. Each winning entry will receive $100 monetary award.  Winners will be entered in the ArcGIS Online U.S. School Competition 2017 where they will compete for a travel grant provided by Esri to attend the Esri Education GIS Conference  in July of 2017.


 Valeant Dermatology Scholarship Valeant Dermatology will award nine individual scholarships of up to $10,000 each to students who will be attending undergraduate or graduate education programs during the 2017–2018 school year. The aim of the scholarship program is to recognize students who have been diagnosed and treated for a dermatologic condition and are pursuing their goal of a higher education degree. Learn more here.

The Dream Opportunity Scholarship  for students who have DACA or TPS status and who reside in locked-out states where they are either barred from attending college or required to pay out-of-state tuition. More information can be found at  http://www.thedream.us/opportunityscholarship/

CC Taylor Foundation – The Reverend Charlie E and Cinderella S Taylor Sr Foundation (CC Taylor Foundation), a non-profit charitable Foundation, helps provide educational assistance for deserving high school graduating seniors who plan to attend colleges, universities or vocational schools. Scholarship criteria and applications are available online at cctaylorfoundation.org. Applications must be received not later than March 31, 2017.

DARE $500 Scholarship: Application packet is at the bottom of this page.

The Dream Opportunity Scholarship - for students who have DACA or TPS status and who reside in locked-out states where they are either barred from attending college or required to pay out-of-state tuition. More information can be found at  http://www.thedream.us/opportunityscholarship/

Northcentral Electric Power Company College Scholarship 

Award: $1000
Deadline: March
Recipients: Seniors
Details: academic achievement and leadership
http://www.northcentralepa.com/myCommunity/Scholarships.aspx

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

CC Taylor Foundation – The Reverend Charlie E and Cinderella S Taylor Sr Foundation (CC Taylor Foundation), a non-profit charitable Foundation, helps provide educational assistance for deserving high school graduating seniors who plan to attend colleges, universities or vocational schoolsScholarship criteria and applications are available online at cctaylorfoundation.org. Applications must be received not later than March 31, 2017.

MS Choices Scholarship Contest – MS students age 13+ are eligible to participate in a scholarship contest.  Log into your MS Choices account and complete specified activities to enter. One winner from MS will be chosen for a $250 scholarship.

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship - students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Deadline is January 29th.  More information at http://nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/

Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club $10,000 Music Scholarship - Deadline: February 14, 2017

Student must be a high school senior, must send a demo video of one Elvis song and one song of your choice.  Forms may be downloaded from www.TupeloElvisFanClub.com.  Videos must be received by February 14, 2017.


Minecraft Scholarship  Scholarship Value: $2,000   Awards Available: 1     Award Deadline: July 30, 2017

Students are able to apply for our 1 time $2,000 scholarship which can be used towards tuition for their next semester at college. All drawings will be done early August each year after submission deadlines have passed. All interested students will be required to write a short essay about their opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence within their education and career development. Minecraft has been used in many different facets of education and we want to know how you believe that the game can be further utilized to enhance learning and development. We are interested in hearing your thoughts and experiences about how this amazing game that we love can be much more than just a game.

Eligible students will need to:

A) Write a short essay of no less than 500 words about your opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence within their education and career development.

B) Fill out the information form below with your essay and appropriate information.

Requirements

A) You must be a United States citizen

B) You must currently be enrolled in college or high school

C) You must carry a 3.0 or high GPA


 MS Child Protective Services Child Abuse Prevention Children’s Art Contest

“Take a Stand for Children”- Protecting Children and Nurturing Families.

 Who Can Enter: Any child attending school in Mississippi is encouraged to participate in the Art Poster Contest. One entry per person is allowed. Limit 20 entries per school.

 

Use your creativity and talent to assist in raising awareness about child abuse and neglect. Once received, all entries will become and remain the property of the MDCPS. Artwork will not be returned to the applicant. Deadline for Entry: April 21st

FEMA Recruiting for Youth Preparedness Council - Students in 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade who are engaged in community service or are interested in emergency preparedness may apply to serve on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMAYouth Preparedness Council. Applications are due March 31. Click here for more information.

 

The Red Nose Challenge: The Red Nose Challenge empowers kids grades 3–8 to use their voice to help others who need it most. Teams of students, led by a teacher or instructor, will create a one- to two-minute video explaining why everyone should care about child poverty and detailing how they plan to make a difference for a chance to win $5,000 to implement their action plan and other exciting prizes. To learn more about The Red Nose Challenge click here.


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