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National Scholarships

 

Burger King Scholar

Award:UP TO $50,000

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Recipients: 2.5 GPA or higher, and active in community

Details: Must be a high school senior

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ACT Student Champion Award

Award: $500

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Recipients: 22 on ACT or at least a 3.0 GPA

Details: Preference given to first generation college students

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Prudential Spirit of Community

Award: $1,000 + trip to Washington D.C.

Deadline: November 7th 2017

Recipients: A student with volunteer hours

Details:  Must have volunteer hours after September 1, 2016

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North MS Scholarships

 

Stroud Law Firm Scholarship

Award: $1500

Deadline: April 14th, 2018

Recipients: High School Senior going to a Mississippi school

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Penny Hardaway Essay Contest

Award: $1000

Deadline: December 4, 2017

Recipients: 11th Grade students

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American Legion Scholarship

Award: Up to $18,000

Deadline: January 2nd, 2018

Recipients: Grades 9-12

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Christian Brothers Automotive Good Samaritan Scholarship
Award: $1,500
Deadline: May
Recipients: DeSoto County seniors
Details: Excel in the classroom and active in community; essay

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Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship
Recipients: Senior in DeSoto County

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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

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DeSoto County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April
Recipients: Seniors;Must be a DeSoto County Farm Bureau member or the child of a DeSoto County Farm Bureau member
Details: Essay; 2 letters of reference

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The Bird Dog Foundation College Scholarship Essay Contest

Award:1st place - $1500, 2nd place - $1000

Deadline: April 15, 2018

Recipients: Seniors accepted to an accredited college, university, or institution for the 2018-2019 school year

Details: 900 - 1000 word essay on provided conservation topics

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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

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Junior Auxiliary of DeSoto County
Award: $1000
Deadline: April
Recipients: seniors
Details: 2 Letters of Recommendation; Transcript

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

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

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

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Southaven Rotary Club: Watson-McGuire and 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

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Stacy Browning Memorial Scholarship
Award: $1000
Deadline: April
Recipients: seniors
Details: Major in area directly benefitting children of DeSoto County; resume; essay

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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

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Tunica County Education Foundation, PFC William Brandon Dawson Memorial Scholarship
Award: $1000
Deadline: April
Recipients: Tunica, Coahoma, DeSoto County students, college students, and veterans under the age of 25 are encouraged to apply

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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

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Mississippi Scholarships

Annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium: Ephemera Prize
Award: $200
Deadline: September 10
Recipients: Students in grades 10-12
Details: Creative writing submission

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Elks Most Valuable Student
Award: varies
Deadline: December
Recipients: Seniors
Details: Strong academics, leadership, financial need

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Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
Deadline: March
Various scholarships for students of the Episcopal or Greek Orthodox faith

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Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship
Award: varies
Deadline: October
Recipients: seniors who have demonstrated perseverance in adversity
Details: Financial need/academics

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Mississippi Celebrates Architecture
Award: Scholarships and monetary prizes may vary
Deadline: September 9
Recipients: High School Students
Details: Photography submission

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Mississippi Concrete Industries
Award: varies
Deadline: November
Recipients: juniors and seniors ages 16-18
Details: Essay competition

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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

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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

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Nissan Scholarship
Award: full tuition, fees, and book allowance
Deadline: March
Recipients: Seniors
Details: 2.5 GPA, 20 ACT, demonstrate leadership abilities thorugh extracurricular activities, financial need, essay

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Prudential Spirit of Community
Award: varies
Deadline: November
Recipients: grades 5-12
Details: exemplary community service

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Regions Riding Forward Scholarship
Award: varies
Deadline: February
Recipients: grades 9-12
Details: essay competition

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Swim with Mike
Deadline: May
Recipients: Seniors
Details: Student who have participated in organized competitive athletics and have sustained a life changing accident or illness (e.g. paralysis, blindness, cancer, amputation, head injuries).

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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

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