Sep
03
2008

Mississippi Scholarships for College

Mississippi Scholarships for CollegeStudents going to college in the state of Mississippi will most likely be looking for scholarships to help get them through the years of their university journey.

The good news is that students in Mississippi have an easier time finding college and university scholarships than students in some other states do.

The Mississippi Office of Financial Aid offers an online application for various programs to help fund students. Some of these opportunities include:

  • Gulf Coast Research Lab Minority Summer Grant (GCRL)
  • Higher Educational Legislative Plan for Needy Students Grant (HELP)
  • Law Enforcement Officer and Firemen Scholarship (LAW)
  • Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG)
  • Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG)
  • Summer Development Program Grant (SUMD)
  • Critical Needs Teacher Loan/Scholarship Program (CNTP)
  • Critical Needs Alternative Route Loan/Scholarship Program (CNAR)
  • Counseling and School Administration (CSA)
  • Family Medicine Education Loan/Scholarship Program (FMEP)
  • Graduate & Professional Degree Loan/Scholarship (STSC)
  • Graduate Teacher Program (GTS)
  • Health Care Professions Loan/Scholarship Program (HCP)
  • Nursing Education Loan Scholarship Programs
  • Nursing Teacher Stipend Program (NTSP)
  • Southern Regional Education Board Loan/Scholarship Program (SREB)
  • SREB Doctoral Scholars Loan/Scholarship Program (SDSP)
  • State Dental Education Loan/Scholarship Program (DENT)
  • State Medical Education Loan/Scholarship Program (MED)
  • Veterinary Medicine Minority Loan/Scholarship Program (VMMP)
  • William Winter Teacher Scholars Loan/Scholarship Program (WWTS)
  • William Winter Alternative Route Loan/Scholarship Program (WWAR)

Many of these scholarships can be applied for online as well.

Other opportunities listed by the Mississippi Financial Aid Office include:

  1. Counseling and School Administration Loan Scholarship (Masters)
  2. Critical Needs Teacher Loan Scholarship (undergraduate, teacher education)
  3. Family Medicine Education Loan Scholarship (medical school)
  4. Graduate & Professional Degree Loan Scholarship (medical school)
  5. Graduate Teacher Loan Scholarship (Masters)
  6. Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Minority Summer Grant
  7. Health Care Professions Loan Scholarship
  8. Higher Education Legislative Plan for Needy Students (undergraduate)
  9. Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (undergraduate)
  10. Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers & Firemen Scholarship
  11. Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grant (undergraduate)
  12. Mississippi Psychology Apprenticeship (summer only)
  13. Mississippi Public Management Graduate Internship
  14. Nursing Education Loan Scholarship (undergraduate, Masters, Ph.D.)
  15. Nursing Teacher Stipend (Masters, Ph.D.)
  16. Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Scholars (education)
  17. Southern Regional Education Board Loan Scholarship (medical school)
  18. State Dental Education Loan Scholarship (dental school)
  19. State Medical Education Loan Scholarship (medical school)
  20. Veterinary Medicine Loan Scholarship
  21. William Winter Teacher Scholar Loan (undergraduate, teacher education)

You can contact the Board of Trustees, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning at 1-800-327-2980.

Students can also contact their high school counselor, college admissions office, financial aid office or student adviser for further information on applying for various scholarships.

Here is a list of scholarships available to Mississippi students to get started.

• 1890 Scholars Program
• 1906 Company (Hattiesburg Coca-Cola Bottling Company) Scholarship
• 1958 National Championship Football Team Endowment
• 2006 ABA Representation in Mediation Competition Team Award
• A.P. Shoemaker Jr. Memorial Scholarship
• ABA Regional Mediation Competition Team Awards
• ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law
• Abbie Rogers Scholarship
• Abigail Lear Soccer Scholarship
• ABWA Gulfport Charter Chapter Scholarship
• Academic Common Market
• Academic Common Market Award
• Academic Dean’s Scholarships
• Academic Excellence Award
• Academic Excellence Nonresident Tuition Award
• Academic Excellence Scholarship Finalists or Semifinalists
• Academic Excellence Scholarships
• Accenture-High Performance Delivered Scholarship
• Accountancy Alumni Scholarship
• Ace & Carrie Cleveland Endowment Scholarship
• Acteen Scholarship
• Adalius Thomas Football Scholarships
• Adams & Reese Pro Bono Award
• AFLAC (American Family Life Assurance Co.)
• Agnes Wilkerson Peek Scholarship
• Al Dantzler Scholarship in the School of Business Administration
• Albert L. Gray Scholarship Fund
• Albert N. Hopkins Scholarship Endowment Fund
• Albin Krebs Journalism Scholarship
• Alfred & Doris Breeland Scholarship
• Alfred L. Chisholm Scholarship
• Alfred Moore Prelaw Endowment Scholarship
• Alfred William Milden Endowment Scholarship
• Alfreddy Cook Memorial Scholarship
• Algernon Sullivan Scholarship Award
• Alice Walker Memorial Scholarship
• Allen Doyle Family Golf Endowment Scholarship
• Allen G. Holder III Family Scholarship
• Allene Vaden Scholarship
• Alma Hickman Scholarship
• Alon Bee, Sr., Scholarship in Broadcasting
• Alphonso Williams Memorial Education Fund
• Alta Ray Gault Memorial Scholarship
• Alton C. Grimes Scholarship
• Alton N. ‘Ikie’ Scott Scholarship
• Altra Howse Hamman Scholarship
• Alumni Dependent Award
• Alumni Dependent Scholarships
• Alumni Scholarship
• Alyne Hall Thornhill Scholarship
• Amanda Elzy Scholarship Fund
• Amanda Lynn Wilson Nursing Scholarship
• Amber Pullium Special Education Endowment Scholarship
• Ambrose Memorial Art Scholarship
• American Legion Post 139, Clement R. Bontemps, Richard H. Thames Memorial Scholarship
• Amite County Farm Bureau Scholarship
• Amos Deinard Foundation Scholarship
• Amsouth Bank Trust Award
• Amtrak Travel Scholarship
• Amy Jaeger Scholarship in Pharmacy
• Amy McElroy Rutherford Memorial Scholarship
• Anderson Retail Annual Student Scholarship
• Anderson Retail Endowed Student Scholarship
• Andrew C. Austin Memorial Scholarship
• Andy “Doc” Bryan Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship
• Anelle Bonner Scholarship
• Angela Stevens Wallace Voice Scholarship
• Anne S. & Cecil Fox Scholarship
• Anne Sullivant Sampson Scholarship in Insurance
• Annette & Randy Price Scholarship
• Annie B. Fields-Williams Memorial Scholarship
• Annie Lou Brown Ellis Scholarship
• Annie Ward Byrd Scholarship
• Annual Sigma Nu Scholarship
• Anonymous Football Scholarship
• Anonymous Football Scholarship Endowment
• APWA Scholarship
• Arnold W. Carothers Scholarship
• Art Department Alumni Endowed Scholarship
• Art Merit Scholarships
• Arthur B. Lewis & Alma G. Lewis Scholarship Endowment in Physics
• Arthur Ross Foundation Scholarship
• Arthur T. Schramm Memorial Scholarship
• Asbury Foundation Scholarship
• Ashely Dawn Williamson Memorial Scholarship Fund for Non-traditional Students
• Athletic Scholarships
• Augustus Longstreet Heiskell Scholarship Fund
• Austin Edward & Maude Gordon Scholarship
• Auvergne Williams Scholarship
• B.P.O. Elks Number 599 Scholarship
• Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Outstanding Comment Award
• Balmer Hill Jr. Science & Technology Scholarship
• Bancorpsouth Scholarship
• Bancorpsouth Scholarship
• Band Scholarships
• Dean’s Distinguished Service Awards
• Dean’s Scholar
• Debra Renee Slay Girl Scout Scholarship
• Del G. Mercier Scholarship
• Deloach & Ray Scholarship in Accountancy
• Delta Industries Scholarship
• Delvin L. Morgan Scholarship
• Dena Sue Rushing Dickson Scholarship
• Denis D’Amore Scholarship
• Denise S. Joseph Scholarship
• Dennis G. Garraway Jr. Scholarship
• Deterly-Pratt Scholarship
• Dewey Camp Scholarship
• Dewey R. & Wilma W. Sanderson Memorial Scholarship
• Diamondhead Performing Arts Society Scholarship
• Dissertation-Year Fellowship
• Distinguished Order of Zerocrats
• Doctoral Scholars Program
• Don H. & Mona D. Stewart Scholarship
• Don R. Boyd Memorial Grant
• Don Waller Honorarium Scholarship
• Donald & Catherine Cotton Science Education Scholarship
• Donald S. Pichitino Scholarship, SMBHC Honors College
• Donna Ruth Else Roberts Council Scholarship Endowment
• Donnie & Pam Simpson Scholarship
• Dora Ross Scholarship
• Doris & John Scholarship Carpenter
• Doris Miller Endowed Nursing Scholarship
• Doris Schneider Award in Technical Theatre
• Doris Williams Draughn Accounting Scholarship
• Dorothea Van Deusen Opdyke Scholarship
• Dorothy & Laurance Cunningham Endowment in Music Education
• Dorothy Breland Scholarship in Medical Technology Scholarship
• Dorothy Clark Thompson Keady Scholarship
• Dorothy Graham Brown Council Scholarship
• Dorothy N. McNeal Scholarship
• Dorothy Snyder Memorial Scholarship Fund
• Douglas Allen Traweek Scholarship
• Douglas Latimer Fontaine Scholarship
• Douglas R. Cooper Scholarship
• Dowell-Langlois Endowed Scholarship Fund
• Dr. & Mrs. William Clawson Endowed Scholarship
• Dr. Arline K. Williams Scholarship
• Dr. Barbara Rene’ Shoemake Excellence in Public Relations Scholarship
• Dr. Ching-Lein Han Memorial Scholarship Fund
• Dr. Donald E. Dore Memorial Endowed Scholarship
• Dr. Doris Dunn Phillips Ole Miss First Scholar Award
• Dr. E.L. ‘Doc’ Harrington Endowed Scholarship
• Dr. Edward L. Gillenwater, II Memorial Scholarship
• Dr. Howard Nesbitt Scholarship
• Clayton (Clay) Allen Herrin Memorial Scholarship
• Cleveland Foundation Scholarship
• Cleveland Municipal School Scholarship
• Clifford G. Worsham Scholarship in Civil Engineering
• Clorox Company Foundation Scholarship
• Clyde Kennard Memorial Scholarship
• Clyde Stanton Maxcy Memorial Scholarship
• CME Ministers’ Tuition Grant
• Coaches Lee Floyd & Charles Finley Memorial Scholarship
• Col. Tyler & Dr. Gerry Cadenhead Fletcher Football Scholarship
• Coleman-Thomas Scholarship
• Columbus Foundation Scholarship
• Community-Junior College Excellence Scholarships
• Community-Junior College Leadership Award
• Con Edison Scholarship
• Congressman Larkin I. Smith Scholarship
• Corinne W. Hall Memorial Endowment
• Costco Scholarship
• Counseling & School Administration (CSA)
• Coy G. Eklund Scholarship
• Credit Suisse First Boston Scholarship
• Critical Needs Teacher ((ForgiveableLoan) Scholarship Program (CNTP)
• Croft Scholarship
• Crutcher Golf Scholarship Endowment
• CRV Dependent Student Scholarships
• CRV Scholarships
• C-SPAN Scholarship Program
• Currie Johnson Griffin Gaines & Myers ABA Regional Appellate Competition Team Award
• D.C. Leech Scholarship
• Dabney E. Weatherford Scholarship
• Damian E. Morgam Memorial Scholarship in Photography
• Dan H. Shell II Memorial Scholarship Fund
• Dana Public Relations Scholarship
• Daniel Phillips Memorial Scholarship
• Daniel Sumrall Memorial Scholarship
• Daniel, Coker, Horton, & Bell Firm Scholarship
• Danny Mack Dickerson Memorial Scholarship
• Danny R. Carter Endowed Scholarship
• Darden & Sally North Ole Miss First Scholar Award
• Darwin Abbott Harrold Memorial Immigration Law Award
• Davenport Forte Pedestal Fund
• David Barksdale Ole Miss First Scholar Award
• David Geffen Foundation Scholarship
• David R. Grant Memorial Scholarship
• David W. Arnold Engineering Award Endowment
• Dawn Allen Memorial Scholarship
• Dean J.W. Bunkley, Jr., Memorial Scholarship
• Dean Lee H. Johnson Scholarship in Engineering Endowment
• Dean Parham Williams Scholarship-in-Law Endowment
• Dean Robert J. Farley Award
• Brevard Family Scholarships in Engineering
• Bruce R. Parks, Jr., Memorial Pharmacy Scholarship
• Bruce, Day, Mehearg Scholarship
• Bryant, Clark, Dukes, Blakeslee, Ramsay, & Hammond Scholarship in Law
• Bud B. Whetstone Scholarship in Law
• ‘Buddy’ & Kay Honeycutt Braswell Scholarship
• Buddy King Family Football Scholarship
• Buford & Ella Morgan Delk Memorial Scholarship
• Building Future Leaders Scholarship
• Burl Hunt & Clara Smith Hunt Teacher Education Scholarship
• Bushrod Campbell & Adah Hall Scholarship
• Business Administration-Accountancy Scholarship
• Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, Professional Leadership Award
• Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens, & Cannada, PLLC, Scholarship in Law
• C. Milton O’Keefe Scholarship in Pharmacy
• C.L. Dews Scholarship
• C.R. Bard Scholarship & Internship Program
• Cable One Endowed Scholarship
• Cain’s Coffee Scholarship
• Campbell Delong, LLP, Scholarship in Law
• Candace & Halil Ozerden-Division of Education & Psychology at USM Gulf Coast Endowed Scholarship
• Candice O. Walker Memorial Scholarship Endowment
• Career Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
• Cargill Scholarship-Internship Program
• Carlos & Lillian Thurston Scholarship
• Carole Dickmann-Gregan Computer Science Scholarship
• Carolyn Bailey Thomas Scholarship
• Carolyn Ellis Staton Scholarship-in-Law Endowment
• Carolyn Robinson & Joy Ward-After Hours Clinic Nursing Endowment
• Carroll D. Malone, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
• Carroll L. Hessler Scholarship
• Carson Hughes, Jr., & Morella Kuykendall Hughes Memorial Scholarship
• Carter Ferguson Memorial Scholarship
• Cashman Family Journalism Scholarship
• Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship
• Cathy Hughes-After Hours Clinic Nursing Endowment
• CBS Career Horizons
• CDM Scholarship-Internship
• Cecile (Murrel) Flippen Endowed Scholarship
• Celia & John O. Emmerich, Jr., Council Scholarship
• Celia Carter Muths Council Scholarship
• Cellular One Team-of-the-Century Football Scholarship Endowment
• Cellular South Presidential Scholarship
• Cellular South Scholarships
• Center Scholarship
• Chancellor’s Leadership Class Scholarship
• Chancellor’s Scholarship
• Charles & Anita Price Scholarship
• Charles & Carolyn Elliott Endowed Scholarship in Music Education
• Charles & Cecile Stanback Scholarship
• Charles & Diane Thomas Endowment in the School of Music
• Charles & Marty Herrin Scholarship
• Charles & Mildred M Whitney Scholarship
• Charles B. Gordon Memorial Scholarship
• Charles C. & Ginger Clark Accountancy Scholarship Endowment
• Charles E. Bryant Memorial Scholarship
• Charles E. Culpeper Foundation, Inc., Scholarship in Law
• Charles E. Culpepper Scholarship
• Charles M. Dunagin Ventress Order Scholarship in Journalism
• Charles Nunnally Dean Memorial Award
• Charles R. Arinder Scholarship
• Charles Strosacker Foundation Scholarship
• Charles V. & Helen H. Cullefer Endowed Scholarship
• Charlie & Lorita Finnegan Endowment in the Arts
• Charlie H. & Georgena S. Probst Scholarship
• Chemistry-Biochemistry Undergraduate Scholarship
• Cheryl Goodwin Memorial Med Tech Scholarship
• Chevron Recruitment Scholarship
• Chi Epsilon Endowment Scholarship
• Chicago Inter-Alumni Council Scholarship
• Chicago Public Schools UNCF Campaign
• Child of Faculty & Staff Scholarship
• Chilton Memorial Scholarships
• Chisholm Foundation Endowed Scholarship for the Winters School of Music
• Choral Scholarships
• Chris Morgan Memorial Journalism Scholarship
• Christian Ministry Dependent Scholarship
• Christian Ministry Scholarship
• Christina Reisz-Malone Memorial Endowment
• Christine & Clarence Day Business Scholarship
• Christine Hickonbottom Council Scholarship in Accountancy
• Christopher J. Karnes Gifted Education Memorial Fund
• Christopher P. Charlton Memorial Scholarship-in-Law Endowment
• Christopher Wilson Memorial Scholarship
• Christy Colbert Butler Memorial Scholarship
• Chrysler Corporation Scholarship
• Church’s Chicken Opportunity Scholarship
• Cisco-UNCF Scholars Program
• Citigroup Fellows Program
• Citizens Bank of Columbia Scholarship
• Clant M. Seay Memorial Scholarship
• Clara Baur Bush Memorial Scholarship
• Clara M. Evans Scholarship
• Clarence & Helen Cartre Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing
• Clarence M. & Kathryne W. Conway Scholarship
• Clarke-Compere Endowed Scholarship
• Claude ‘Cotton’ & Hilda Foil Campbell Endowed Scholarship
• Claude E. Fike Scholarship
• Claude F. Clayton Memorial Scholarship
• Claude P. Thompson Ole Miss First Scholar Award
• Band-Choir Scholarships
• Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation Council Scholarship
• Baptist Student Scholarships
• Baptist Student Union Scholarship
• Barbara & Richard Wells Scholarship
• Barbara Pease Social Work Scholarship
• Bardie Breazeale & Mildred Crawford Scholarship
• Bardwell, Brumfield, & Dial Council Scholarship
• Beatrice Harrison Morrison Scholarship in Journalism
• Becky Jones West Council Scholarship
• Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc., Legal Department Scholarship in Law
• Ben Frank Worsham Memorial Scholarship in Law
• Ben M. Charmichael Scholarship
• Ben M. Rawls Scholarship in Banking
• Benjamin H. Sanders Memorial Scholarship in Law
• Berma F. & Willie Carter Scholarship in Athletic Training
• Berta Lee White Scholarship
• Bertha M. Fritzche Scholarship
• Bertolet Geology Enrichment Endowment Scholarship
• Bessie Irene Smith Trust Scholarship
• Bessie Misterfeldt Bailey Memorial Scholarship
• Bessie Proctor Memorial Scholarship
• Best Buy Enterprise Employee Scholarship Program
• Best Buy Enterprise Scholarship
• Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship
• Betsy Barksdale Pokorny Ole Miss First Scholar Award
• Betty Dukes Craft Scholarship
• Betty Murray Musgrove Scholarship
• Betty Spencer Scholarship Fund at USM Gulf Coast
• Bettye Reeves Sones Lady Eagle Basketball Endowment
• Beulah Elizabeth Roberts Compton Scholarship
• Beverly G. Norman Scholarship
• ‘Big Dave’ Dave Freeman Athletic Training Scholarship
• Bill & Amanda Broadhead Football Scholarship for a Christian Athlete
• Bill & Cathy Smith Football Scholarship
• Bill Hunsberger Scholarship
• Bill Porter Memorial Scholarship
• Bill Porter Voice Award
• Billie & Homer Sullivan Jr. Pride Scholarship
• Billy Joe Grantham Scholarship
• Bob & Sandy Boothe Endowed Scholarship in Management
• Bob Crumpton Scholarship
• Bobby Chain Endowment Scholarship
• Bobby Collins Endowed Scholarship
• Booz Allen Hamilton-William F. Stasior Internship
• Bracy-Flagg Annual Scholarship
• Bradley Arant Rose & White LLP-William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation Scholarship-in-Law Endowment
• Brady Leo Van Huss Jr. Scholarship
• Brenda Matthews Memorial Scholarship in Law
• Brett & Deanna Favre Football Endowment

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