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Also known as the Hospitality State, Mississippi is also very welcoming to college students. It’s home to top colleges, such as: the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), Mississippi State University (MSU), Alcorn State University, and Jackson State University. The great news for residents and students planning to attend one of Mississippi’s colleges or grad schools is that there are plenty of scholarship awards available to help pay for education. If you need to add to your savings fund, be sure to browse our directory of scholarships for students in Mississippi. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Community College Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are enrolled full-time at a public community, junior or city college. Students must submit three short essays addressing the questions provided in the scholarship application.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 29
2018

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Unigo Shout It Out Scholarship 2018

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Horatio Alger Mississippi Scholarship Program

High school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Mississippi are eligible for this award.

Total: $2000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  October 25
2018

National Rice Month Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas who submit a video demonstrating the benefits of rice agriculture in the United States.

Total: $4000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship 2018

This creative and fun scholarship program is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner with an imaginative and well-written response to the scholarship question about the Zombie Apocalypse will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2018

'Make It With Wool' Contest

This award is available to high school and undergraduate students 24 years of age or younger who have an interest in sewing, knitting or fashion design. The applicant must live in or attend school in a state that has an American Sheep Industry Association.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  November 15
2018

Memorial Classic Golf Tournament Scholarship

U.S. students who are enrolled in, or accepted into, a mortuary science program at an ABFSE-accredited school for the upcoming fall semester are eligible for this award. Students may enroll part time or full time.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  November 30
2018

Joseph Hagan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students who are or will be enrolled in an ABFSE-accredited mortuary science program.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 30
2018

Unigo Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2018

The Education Matters Scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Each applicant must complete a scholarship match quiz/questionnaire and search for scholarships at UNIGO. The scholarship committee will select the winner based on the creativity and originality of the submitted written response to the scholarship question each year.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2018

Granberry, Fleming, & Ross Scholarship

This award is for college juniors who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health, or a closely related field. The applicant must enroll full time and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students are required to reside in the ASSE Region IV area (Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands). Natives of Region IV attending school elsewhere are also eligible to apply.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2018

Gulf Coast Past President's Scholarship

This award is for college juniors who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must enroll for 12 credit hours or more at an accredited college or university.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 1
2018