Scholarship Page


Innovation In Education Scholarship

Our scholarship is currently listed with hundreds of major universities and colleges, including UC Davis and Georgetown University, as well as dozens of top scholarship search engines such as College Express and Peterson's. Scholarship Blurb: LA Tutors awards students who showcase their creativity and make positive impacts with a $500 Innovation in Education scholarship. On an ongoing monthly basis, this scholarship is open to all currently enrolled high school, college, and graduate students who showcase their creativity while helping those around them (whether that be in a creative fundraiser, an inventive new app, series of blog posts on a particular theme, or another idea). The application deadline is 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month. Requirements: Must be currently enrolled in high school or college Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent) Must be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada To Enter: Visit our online application portal at Submit an essay describing their innovative project Provide supporting documentation (letter of recommendation, news article/photo featuring their project, etc.) There are no fees associated with our scholarship and featured past winners and their accomplishments can be found at the bottom of the web page. 


Helping Women pay for College

This website has 70 scholarships for women only, organized by major. The site also includes many helpful links, including; finding the right college, the application process, and financing your education. Although the scholarships are for women, men may find many of the additional links useful. Click Here


Discover Card Scholarship Opportunities 

Explore the following links sponsored by Discover cards Potential $10,000 scholarship for seniors - click  College planning calendar - click Here National scholarship search engine, millions of opportunities tailored to your needs- click Here 

"Largest collection of scholarships on the Web" Excellent search engine with scholarship opportunities organized into different topics. Click Here to begin your search


North West Community College

Based on GPA and ACT scores, NWCC offers various scholarships for their students. Award: Varies with scholarship Recipients: Students are eligible to receive qualifying amounts for the entire time they are enrolled at NWCC Application Deadline: TBA Click Here for information on the Presidential and Leadership scholarships.


Memphis Friendship Foundation/Starbucks Foundation Scholarship 

Award: $1000 Recipients: Seniors Deadline: TBA See counselor table for application


ACT Student Champions 

Award: $500 Recipients: Seniors Requirements: Minimum Composite score of 22 on ACT, have overcome challenges, and can articulate career plans and goals


Horatio Alger Scholarship 

Award: Up to $25,000 Recipients: Seniors Requirements: Financial need, US Citizen, School or Community involvement, and minimum 2.0 GPA Click Here


Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship 

Award: $500, $1000, and $5000 Recipients: Seniors Details: GPA of 3.0, participation in at least 1 school sponsored sport, and demonstration of leadership in school or community


Burger King Scholar 

Award: Up to $50,000 Recipients: Seniors Click Here


Prudential Spirit of Community 

Award: $1000 and trip to Washington DC Recipients: grades 5-12 Click Here


National Association of Junior Auxiliaries Scholarships 

Recipients: Seniors Requirements: attending a college or university full or part time, majoring in a field to work with children Click Here for 3 separate scholarships offered from the NAJA


Project Impact 

Award: Numerous scholarships with numerous awards Recipients: Seniors Details: For Mississippi students Deadline: January through April (depending on the scholarships) Click Here for information on specific scholarships


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority 

Award: Multiple awards at the local and then national level Recipients: Seniors Details: 3.0 GPA, two letters of reference, and essay Click Here


Northcentral Electric Power Association College Scholarship  

Award: $1000 Deadline: March Recipients: Seniors Details: academic achievement and leadership ​Click Here


Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors  

Award: $1000 Recipients: Seniors in DeSoto, Tate, Tunica, or Marshall County Click Here for application


Talk Your Way to College 

Award: Up to $18,000 Recipients: Students 9th - 12th Details: Orator competition. Click for more details


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 ​Click Here


Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship - Desoto County Schools only 

Award: $1000 Deadline: April  ​Recipients: Seniors Requirements: "My Walk of Faith" essay Click Here for application​


David Haire Memorial Scholarship Fund 

Award: $1000 Deadline: March Recipients: Senior from DeSoto County Details; Applicant must be enrolled in a music program in DeSoto County, 3.0 GPA, and write essay. ​Click


DeSoto County Farm Bureau Scholarships 

Multiple scholarship offers for students entering agriculture related fields. Awards: up to $3000 Click Here for details