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HireInfluence Scholarhsip


Hub City Business Scholarship


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Greater Pine Belt Community Foundation

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100 Awesome Scholarships

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Financial Aid for Minority Students

A list of scholarships, grants, and financial aid assistance for minority students.

American Legion Scholarships

View and download the application here or visit the website for more information and other scholarship opportunities.



More Scholarships

If you are interested in a scholarship, please look closely at the deadline on the website.  Turning in applications and materials before the deadline is YOUR responsibility.

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Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship

Amount

  • $5,000
Requirements

  • Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, or Ethiopian).
  • Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation.
  • Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).
  • Demonstrate a passion for technology.
  • Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community.Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.
  • Require financial assistance to attend college.

The Jackie Robinson Scholars Program

Amount

  • $28,000

Requirements

  • Be a graduating high school senior.
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States.
  • Show leadership potential.
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service.
  • Present evidence of financial need.
  • Be a United States citizen.
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21.
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.

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Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

Amount

  • Annually renewable scholarship up to $5,000/year

Requirements

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Amount

  • $20,000

Requirements

  • Be a current high school senior entering a four-year, accredited US college or university in the Fall.
  • Be currently a member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (e.g. intramurals, martial arts, etc.)
  • Have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade
  • Be a U.S. citizen or US Permanent Legal Resident
  • Foot Locker employees and their immediate family members are ineligible

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Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP)

Amount
  • Worth up to $93,600 (the university cost of attendance for a maximum of four years for entering freshmen
Requirements
  • Entering freshmen must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Seeking a degree in English or Mathmatics Secondary Education, Elementary Education, or Special Education
Scholarship Application forms can be picked up in the Career Center (A117)

Christian Leaders of the Future Scholarship Program

Amount

  • $1,000

Requirements

  • High School Senior
  • Christian leadership within their school,community, and church.

Discover Scholarships

Amount
  • $2,500
Requirements
  • High school seniors 16 years of age or older
  • Undergraduate students 16 years of age or older
  • Must be planning to attend or continuing to attend an eligible college or university.

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AXA Achievement Scholarship

Amount

  • $10,000

Requirements

  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
  • Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire  academic year
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities

Elks Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition

Amount

  • $4,000 - $50,000

Requirements

  • Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen
  • Can not be related to a member of the elks
  • Male and female students compete separately

Courage to Grow Scholarship

Amount

  • $500

Requirements

  • Junior or Senior in High School
  • 2.5 GPA
  • U.S. residents only

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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Amount

  • Up to $20,000

Requirements

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States
  • U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school

National Collegiate Cancer Foundation

Amount

  • $1,000

Requirements

  •  Applicants must be a young adult cancer survivor or current patient
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18-35. An exception is made if you are 17 and entering college in the fall of 2016
  • Applicants must be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicants must be attending an accredited college, university or vocational institution in pursuit of an associate, bachelor, master’s, doctorate or certificate as of the fall.


Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program

Amount

  • $1,000

Requirements

  • Juniors and Seniors
  • 500-1000 word essay

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Win "A" Scholarship

Amount

  • $1,000

Requirements

  • Juniors and Seniors
  • Just bring your report card in to register your name in a drawing to win a $1,000 scholarship.
  • Each "A" allows you a separate chance to win.

Scholarships for Military Children Program

Amount

  • $1,500

Requirements

  • View website for details.

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Teacher Education Scholars Loan/Scholarship Program

Amount

  • Up to $15,000 Annually

Requirements

  • 3.5 GPA
  • 28 ACT
  • Seeking a bachelors degree in teacher education at a Mississippi 4 year college/university

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Amounts

  • Based on cost of education by covering unmet need.

Requirements

  • African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American
  • Legal resident of the U.S.
  • 3.3 GPA
  • Enroll in fall as full-time, first-year college student
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities
  • Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria

ADHD Scholarship by Shire

Amounts

  • $2,000

Requirements

  • Have been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Are accepted to or will be enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate program* at an accredited college, university, trade school, technical school, or vocational school located in the US
  • Are under the care of a licensed health care professional for ADHD

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Amount

  • $500

Requirements

  • Senior athlete regardless of sport.


2017 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Amount

  • $1,000

Requirements

  • This scholarship is open to all U.S. high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN and BSN programs
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the academic year.

To apply, click here


Got a Spine Scholarship

Amount
  • $500
Requirements
  • Be attending college/university no later than October 2016.
  • Be attending a college/university on a full-time basis.
  • Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year


Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Amount
  • $500
Requirements
  • Currently attending or planning to attend a post-secondary institution in the US no later than the fall.
  • Submit a short story. Instructions can be found on the application page.


Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Amount
  • $500
Requirements
  • Current Senior in High School or a freshman or sophomore in college/university
  • Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall.



Discover Scholarships 

Amount

  • $2,500
Requirements
  • US citizen
  • 16 years old or older

For more information and to enter click here.

NSLI

About the Scholarship

  • Merit-based scholarships for high school students to learn less commonly taught languages (Arabic,Persian, Russian, Turkish)
  • Overseas immersion program
  • For more information, please click here


B. Davis Scholarship

Amount

  • $1,000
Requirements
  • Must be a high school Junior or senior
  • or registered in a post secondary institution
  • For more information please click here


Victor and Gayle Mavar Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Provides support to students with learning disability who are graduates of a Mississippi High School. (Preference will be given to students with dyslexia and students with vision or hearing impairment, though any student meeting the above criteria will be considered for the award. 
  • All interested students are encouraged to apply to Owen Graduate School of Management.
  • The scholarship will be offered once a recipient is accepted to and enrolled in a current graduate school program.
  • The scholarship can be awarded to students accepted in any of the graduate business programs at Vanderbilt.
  • For more information, click here. 

Mississippi Educators 2017 National High School Essay Contest

Amount:

  • Grand Prize $2,500 cash and an all-expense paid two-day trip to Washington, D.C., to meet the Secretary of State and tour the United States Institute of Peace. Winner also receives a full scholarship for a Semester at Sea upon the student's enrollment at an accredited university.
  • Runner-Up $1,200 cash prize and a full scholarship to the International Diplomacy Program of the National Student Leadership Conference, held annually in Washington, D.C., and New York

Requirements:

  • Open to high school students grades 9 - 12 whose parents are not members of the Foreign Service.
  • Students must complete the essay which must provide recommendations to the ambassador about the crisis involving refugees and internally displaced persons in that country. For the complete Essay Topic, click here
For more information, click here.


University of Virginia                          Jefferson Scholars Foundation 

For Students planning to attend the University of Virginia

Amount

  • $240,000

Requirements:

  • Students must be nominated by OGHS to be considered for this scholarship. 
  • For more information click here. To apply, please visit the Career Center (A117). 


ABODO Scholarship

Amount

  • $500

Edward J. "Ed" Langton Scholarship

Amount

  • $1,000

Requirements

  • Be a U.S. citizen, high school senior, graduating with the current graduating class, from the Forrest, Lamar, Jones & Perry County areas
  • Grand Bank employees or children of employees or the Board of Directors are excluded from this scholarship
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale

To apply, please visit the Career Center (A117) to pick up an application. 



Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg

Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg will be awarding scholarships to qualified students from the Forrest and Lamar county area schools. Scholarships are awarded based on the applicant's qualifications. As a service organization, special attention will be paid to community service efforts. 

To apply, please click here. Paper applications are available in the Career Center (A117).


Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

Amount

  • Fifteen $5,000 scholarships to be awarded

Requirements

  • Live in a state with a Regions branch
  • Will be attending a MS college or university in the Fall.
For more information and to apply, click here



Student View Scholarship Program

Amount:

  • One $4,000 scholarship
  • Two $1,000 scholarship
  • Ten $500 scholarships

To apply, click here


The Dream Opportunity Scholarship

This scholarship is 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 here


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a  graduating high school senior
  • Applicant must be accepted to an accredited 2 or 4-year college/university for Fall 2017 semester
  • Applicant must submit the application and a brief statement (at least a paragraph) indicating the reason you should be the recipient of the Fall 20127 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship on or before April 7, 2017, to his/her high school counselor.
  • Application must be signed by a high school counselor
  • Applicant must have at least a 3.0 / 90.00 GPA

Scholarship Amount: $500

Applications were emailed to all seniors. Hard copies are available in the Career Center (A117).


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Academic Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Graduate from high school during the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded
  • Possess at least a B+ (88) average
  • Fully complete scholarship appplication and accompanying documents
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, community leader
  • Submit the personal essay, "Why I should be awarded the Theta Sigma Omega Academic Scholarship"

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Applications are also available in the Career Center (A117).


Benjamin J. Deen and Liquori Tate Scholarship Fund


This fund was established to provide scholarships to full-time sworn Pine Belt law enforcement officers and their family members in cases where the officer is killed in teh line of duty or sustains a career-ending permanent inurt in the line of duty or while acting in an official capacity as substantiated by the appropriate investigating agency responsible for clearing the incident. Eligible family members include the officer's spouse, children, step-children, siblings, parents and step parents or other legal dependents of the officer at the time of death or injury.

Recipients must reside in the Pine Belt area and be a full-time student at anny community college, college, university, vocational school or police academy. 

Applications are available in the career center (A117). 



O'Neal Farish Education Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the O'Neal Farish Educational Scholarship is to provide an annual scholarship to children of ministers of The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or doctorate degree at an accredited two and/or four year college or university.

For more information and for an application, please see Ms. Cater in the Career Center.


Sleeklens Scholarship

Amount: 3 Awards ($2,000)

For more information and to apply, click here.


Paul S. Mills Scholarship

Amount: 6 Awards ($1,000)

For more information and to apply, click here


Young American Patriotic Scholarship

Amount: 8 Awards ($10,000)

For more information and to apply, click here


GRHS Scholarships

Amount: 5 Awards ($1,000)

For more information and to apply, click here


VIP Scholarship

Amount: $5000

For more information and to apply, click here.


SP Scholarship

Amount: 10 Awards ($10,000)

For more information and to apply, click here


YDI Scholarship

Amount: $1000

For more information and to apply, click here. 


Mississippi Municipal League 2017 Scholarship Program

Three scholarships: The MML General Scholarship is open to all high school seniors and is co-sponsored by Mississippi Power Company; The MML Limited Scholarship is open to children or grandchildren of employees or 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 Scholarship is 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 Municipal Workers' Compensation Group.

Rules: A student may only apply for one scholarship. To apply, a student must complete the application form and write an essay about "Why I Should Consider a Career in Municipal Government." The essay must be 2,000 words or less and typed double-spaced on plain paper. The student's name may only appear on the application. 


Applications are available in the career center (A117). 



Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program

Receive up to $2,500 to pursue career or technical education 

Requirements:

  • Have completed high school (or earned GED) by Spring.
  • Be enrolled in a career or technical degree/certificate granting program in the Fall that will  lead to employment
  • Demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a US citizen

To apply, click here. 


E-Waste Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

For more information and to apply, click here


Shawn Carter Scholarship

Amount: $2,500

For more information and to apply, click here. 


UNCF Scholarships

Amount: $2,500

For more information and to apply, click here. 



VIP Scholarships

Amount: $5,000

For more information and to apply, click here. 


SP Scholarship

Amount: $10,000

For more information and to apply, click here. 


YDI Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

For more information and to apply, click here. 


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