Mississippi Scholarships

Millions of Scholarships, personalized results

 and get matched to scholarships that are personalized for you.

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 ScholarshipExperts profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Lewis-Clark State College Presidential Out-of-State Scholarship

High school seniors and transfer students who are not residents of Idaho and are planning to enroll at Lewis-Clark State College for the first time are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must plan to enroll full time.

Total: $20238

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01

Nissan Scholarship

This award is available to Mississippi high school seniors who plan to enroll full time at a Mississippi public community college or university. Students must have high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and scored a 20 or higher on the ACT or a 940 or higher on the SAT.

Total: $6000

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01

NEHA/AAS Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students majoring in environmental health who are enrolled in an approved college/university that is accredited by the Environmental Health Accreditation Council or is a NEHA Educational or Sustaining Member School. For a current list of accredited environmental health programs, please visit www.ehacoffice.org.

Total: $1250

Awards: 4

Deadline: March 01

NFMC/Irma Carey Wilson Music Therapy Award

This award is available for currently enrolled U.S. college sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students. Students must be pursuing a degree in music therapy or interning for music therapy, and must attend a school accredited by the American Music Therapy Association.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01

LITA/LSSI Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

U.S. and Canadian citizens who will have earned no more than 12 hours towards a Master of Library Science degree by June of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must be members of a principal minority group; attend an ALA-accredited school; and plan to enter the library automation field.

Total: $2500

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01

Curwen-Guidry Scholarship Fund

Residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas who are graduating high school seniors currently bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league are eligible for this award. Students must have bowled in a sanctioned USBC league for three out of four years in high school and 75% of the league schedule. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an SAT/ACT score of 950/20 or higher.

Total: $750

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 15

Higher Education Legislative Plan for Needy Students (HELP)

This award is available to Mississippi high school students who are going to graduate or who have graduated from high school within the past year and are planning to attend an eligible Mississippi postsecondary institution. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher, and must meet certain family income limitations.

Total: $5535

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 31

Speech-Language Pathologist Forgivable Loan (SLPL)

Mississippi students pursuing a master’s degree in a program at a Mississippi college/university leading to licensure as a speech-language pathologist are eligible. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and agree to work in a Mississippi public or charter school district as a speech-language pathologist to forgive the loan.

Total: $7925

Awards: 4

Deadline: March 31

SREB Optometry Loan/Scholarship (SREB)

This forgivable loan is available to Mississippi students who plan to attend an approved out-of-state school of optometry. Students must practice optometry in Mississippi full time after graduation for forgiveness of the loan.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 31

Gulf Coast Hurricane Scholarship

Residents of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, or Texas who are attending a postsecondary institution in one of the eligible states are eligible for this award. Students must have a demonstrated or expressed interest in the plastics industry.

Total: $8000

Awards: 2

Deadline: April 01

Last day to enter is October 31st!
$1,000 Student Loan Hero by LendingTree

X