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Entrant must be a 12th grader, college undergraduate or graduate student for any part of the school year in which the contest is held. Essay must be submitted online or postmarked by September 19, 2019, no later than 11:59 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

Ayn Rand’s Anthem 

Entrant must be in the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade at the time of the current contest deadline. ARI reserves the right to make exceptions to this rule, on a case-by-case basis, for international students or for students with nonstandard school years. Essay must be submitted online or postmarked by April 18, 2019 for 11th and 12th graders and April 25, 2019 for 8th, 9th and 10th graders, no later than 11:59 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

“B. Davis Scholarship” for 2019 The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship B. Davis Scholarship for 2019.
Please visit our website at to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships. Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.

The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Big Future College Scholarship Search Find, apply, afford and enroll in a college that is right for you with this step-by-step guide.

BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

Deadline -  June 19, 2019

Amount of Award  -  $500.00

The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..

Please visit our website at to learn how to apply.

Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition Boston University’s most prestigious merit-based award recognizes students who show outstanding academic and leadership abilities. Every year, Boston University welcomes about 20 outstanding students to the Trustee Scholars Program. Many of our current Scholars had perfect 4.0 grade point averages in high school and typically ranked in the top 5–10% of their class.

In addition to exceptional academic credentials, Trustee Scholars are intellectually and creatively adventurous and demonstrate viewpoints, experiences or achievements beyond the usual. They are, in other words, not just top students, but extraordinary people. At BU, scholars also become part of a unique campus community that offers many intellectual, cultural, and social opportunities.

While the competition is especially rigorous, the benefits are considerable. A Trustee Scholarship covers full undergraduate tuition plus the University orientation and mandatory undergraduate student fees and is renewable for four years if certain criteria are met.

Submit the Common Application and all required materials for admission to one of the undergraduate degree programs at Boston University by December 1.

The Scholarship

At, we understand the demanding lifestyle of student-caregivers and the challenges they may face. The Student-Caregiver Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are caring for an adult relative while enrolled in college.

Two scholarships of $1,500 are awarded each year to student-caregivers to help cover costs of tuition and books. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four-year college or university in the United States, or full-time high school students who are registered to attend a qualifying institution the following semester.

How to Apply

Interested students can submit either a 1,500-word essay or a two-minute video addressing the following questions:

  • Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver?
  • How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major/career path?
  • How would this scholarship be helpful to you in your current student-caregiving role?

In addition to the essay or video, must also complete the online application form below on website.

Eligibility Requirements for High School Students

Student-caregivers who are still in high school are welcome to apply for the Scholarship. Eligible high school applicants must be full-time students and be registered to attend a two-or-four year college or university the semester following their application. Other eligibility requirements include:

  • Applicants must be citizens or Permanent Residents of the United States.
  • Applicants cannot be on academic disciplinary status.
  • Must not be related to or living with any employees of Bankrate, Inc. or Caring, LLC.

Church's Chicken Scholars Program

The Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. (CPF) has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors residing in fifteen eligible states who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time or full-time study at an accredited U.S. institution of the student's choice. The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin. Eligibility Applicants to the Church's Chicken® Community Scholarship Program must:

  • Be graduating high school seniors or be graduating from home school education in the U.S.

  • Plan to enroll part-time or full-time, without interruption, for the entire upcoming academic year at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S.

  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal U.S. resident. The application process is simple and on-line at

  • Be living in one of the following fifteen states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL,LA, MO, MS, NM, NV, TN, TX.

Application Deadline is February , 2019.

College Savings Mississippi Egg Bowl Tuition Toss The 2019 College Savings Mississippi Tuition Toss will be held during the 2019 Egg Bowl between The University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University on November . Two students will be chosen to participate by tossing and making 30 footballs in the specified target within 30 seconds. Must be at least 18 years of age to complete an entry form to participate in the Contest. The student who throws the most footballs into the target will win a scholarship of $2,529.00. The runner-up will receive a $529 scholarship.
*Registration will close November , 201 at 11:45 PM.

The Cooke Young Scholars Program

The Cooke Young Scholars Program is a selective 5-year, pre-college scholarship for high-performing 7th grade students with financial need. It provides comprehensive academic and college advising, as well as financial support for school, Cooke-sponsored summer programs, internships, and other learning enrichment opportunities. The 2019 Young Scholars Program application will open in January 2019.

The Cooke College Scholarship Program 

The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational experience – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships they may receive.

The application deadline is Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. in your local time zone.

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

  • Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.
  • Contest submissions accepted from: May 31st, 2018 - March 1st, 2019.
  • Winner will be announced May 1st, 2019.
  • Age Eligibility: Must be 14 years or older at time of entry and be enrolled in High School, College, University or Homeschool

Davis Waide Scholarship Davis Waide Scholarship is awarded through the Mississippi Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship Foundation. Scholarship is in the amount of $3,000 for those attending any MS university or community college.

Requirements: 1. applicants must be a MS Farm Bureau Federation member or the child of a member

  1. must enroll in or already be enrolled in an agricultural area of study at a MS college or university

  2. Entering freshmen are eligible to apply.

  3. Applicants must submit a fully completed application and supporting material by the established deadline, June 1, 2019.  Come by Mrs. Barrier's room and get application if you are interested.

Diabetes Scholars Foundation The Diabetes Scholars Foundation’s college scholarship program is available to incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and who are US citizens or permanent residents seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who have high academic performance, are actively involved in the diabetes community, participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that they are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes. Diabetes Scholars Foundation scholarships are not based on financial need.


  • High School Seniors with Type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school.

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

The Diagnosis Delayed Scholarship

Scholarship Information The Diagnosis Delayed scholarship is open to all students pursuing a medical or legal degree. Students must be enrolled in a program at the date of application. The scholarship amount is $500. The deadline is .


  • Student must be enrolled in a medical or legal program at the date of application

  • US citizen

  • No minimum GPA

Application Materials – Please include all of the following materials in an email to No exceptions will be made for missing items:

  • Proof of Enrollment: acceptance letter, current class schedule, etc.

  • Unofficial transcript

  • A word document containing the following information:Name, Address, Birthdate, Program/School attending, GPA, Short essay – 500 word max describing why you deserve to win the scholarship.

Discover Scholarship Sweepstakes

The Sweepstakes begins on January 1, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET"), ends on January 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period"). During the Promotion Period, visit and follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form including a valid email address. ELEVEN (11) GRAND PRIZES (three (3) awarded for Entry Period 1, 2, and 4 and two (2) awarded for Entry Period 3): A $10,000 check made payable to the qualified institution reflected on the winner's Declaration.

Don Waller Honorarium Scholarship Don Waller Honorarium Scholarship is awarded through the Mississippi Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship Foundation. Scholarship is in the amount of $3,000 for those attending any MS university or community college.

Requirements: 1. applicants must be a MS Farm Bureau Federation member or the child of a member 2.must enroll in or already be enrolled in an agricultural area of study at a MS college or university 3. Entering freshmen are eligible to apply. 4. Applicants must submit a fully completed application and supporting material by the established deadline, .  Come by Mrs. Barrier's room and get application if you are interested.

Eldercare Support Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $500

Description: The Eldercare Support Foundation has many scholarships supporting those pursuing or already working in senior care, including the General Studies Scholarship.

Applicant Eligibility: Students who are enrolled or are soon to be enrolled in an educational program for healthcare and plan to work in long-term care are eligible.

Application Requirements: Interested students must submit an application packet, a 1-2 page personal essay about their interest in the long-term care profession, and at least one letter of recommendation.

Where to Apply: Eldercare Support Foundation website

Deadline: Application deadlines typically fall in February.


At FAFSA Day, Get2College counselors will provide seniors and their parents:  • One-on-one assistance completing the FAFSA and state grant application • • Answers to financial aid questions, and • • Guidance on the next steps after filing the FAFSA To participate in FAFSA Day, you MUST make a 30-minute appointment with Mrs. Barrier at 662-887-2025 ext. 307. FAFSA Day will be Wednesday, October 11, 2018 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Fastweb Scholarship search engine Fastweb is the leading online resource in finding scholarships to help you pay for school. Scholarships just for you based on your strengths, interests and skills. Resources to help you with tough financial aid decisions. Discover the perfect school for your interests and budget. Guidance to help you prepare for a promising future.

The Fountainhead 

Entrant must be in the 11th or 12th grade for any part of the school year in which the contest is held. ARI reserves the right to make exceptions to this rule, on a case-by-case basis, for international students or for students with nonstandard school years. Essay must be submitted online or postmarked by April 25, 2019, no later than 11:59 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

FULL Scholarship Bridge ProgramDelta Dancer program at MDCC offers a FULL scholarship Bridge Program which covers MDCC room, tuition, and meals.

Gary Makamson Farms Scholarship Application

The Gary Makamson Farms Scholarship has been created to give students an opportunity to help further their pursuit of a degree in agronomy through the Mississippi State University Agriculture Department or a business degree from Mississippi College. Gary Makamson’s son graduated from Mississippi College and his daughter graduated from Mississippi State University. A $1,000.00 scholarship will be given to 1 student per school. To receive the scholarship this must be your first year to attend one of the schools. PLEASE ATTACH AN ESSAY OF YOUR FARM EXPERIENCE/HISTORY AND REASON WHY YOU SHOULD BE CHOSEN TO RECEIVE THIS SCHOLARSHIP. IN ADDITION, BRIEFLY EXPLAIN WHAT YOU PLAN TO DO WITH YOUR DEGREE. Application Deadline is . Scholarship Notification will be done by . If you are or someone you know would like to apply for the Garry Makamson Farms Scholarship, follow this link:

Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship

Design an advertisement that will educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving, and convince them with a clear call to action not to text and drive, drink and drive, eat and drive, or any other distraction you choose to focus on.

One Scholarship Offered Twice Annually:
Spring Semester Scholarship:

  • Submission Deadline: May 31
  • Winner Announced: June 30

Fall Semester Scholarship:

  • Submission Deadline: December 31
  • Winner Announced: January 3

Grow Ag Leaders scholarship America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, partners with farmers to award rural youth $1,500 scholarships to support their studies in ag-related fields after high school. Farmers play a fundamental role in Grow Ag Leaders by promoting the opportunity to local students and endorsing applications. This year, more than a half-million dollars in scholarships are available to high school seniors and college students in rural communities across the country. Grow Ag Leaders scholarships are available in a variety of fields including: farming, agronomy, education, science, technology, business, communications and more. Go to to apply for a Grow Ag Leaders scholarship, administered by the National FFA Organization. Please note, applicants do not need to be members of FFA to apply. Student needs to complete the application between 12 a.m. EST on November  2018 and 5 p.m. EST on February 1, 2019.

Horatio Alger Scholarship To be considered eligible for Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship Programs, applicants must:

  • be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the US

  • exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private insitution in the US

  • demonstrate critical financial need

  • be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

  • display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

  • maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0

  • Be a US citizen

To apply for the scholarship, an online application must be completed by October 25 at

Hugh Arant Memorial Scholarship Hugh Arant Memorial Scholarship is awarded through the Mississippi Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship Foundation. Scholarship is in the amount of $3,000 for a student attending MS State University.

Requirements: 1. applicants must be a MS Farm Bureau Federation member or the child of a member 2.must enroll in or already be enrolled in an agricultural area of study at a MS State 3.Entering freshmen are eligible to apply. 4. Applicants must submit a fully completed application and supporting material by the established deadline, .  Come by Mrs. Barrier's room and get application if you are interested.

John Deere Scholarship-member of JR.MANRRS chapter

The scholarship is intended to award and financially assist students who are focused on their academics, involved with student organizations and actively philanthropic within their communities. Qualification criteria are described below. All required documentation must be submitted in order to be considers for the scholarship.


Classification: Graduating high school senior and member of JR. MANRRS chapter

Grade Point Average: 3.0 Cumulative or above

Required Documentation

1. Submit your current resume detailing career objectives, professional experience, academic achievements, community involvement and extracurricular activities.

2. Submit official transcript showing GPA of 3.0 or higher.

3. Copy of the acceptance letter of the school you will be attending.

4. Submit a two page essay (maximum 500 words in length) relative to the following question: “How can John Deere help our JR MANRRS Members Learn about Agriculture? Why would they benefit? How would John Deere benefit?” Essays will be judged based on thoughtfulness in response, potential impact of the contribution and clarity of communication.

Selection Process

1. Representatives from John Deere MANRRS Team will review all submitted application documentation against the above listed selection criteria to determine eligibility. Eligible applicant’s essay content will be used for the selection of each scholarship recipient.

2. Submit application to John Deere MANRRS at

3. The John Deere Scholarship will be awarded at the 31st MANRRS National Training & Development Conference Gala Sponsored by John Deere.

The Junior Auxiliary of Indianola Scholarship The Junior Auxiliary of Indianola offers a scholarship to a senior who plans to enter a career that aids children in some way. Junior Auxiliary is an organization that exists to improve the lives of children. Come by Mrs. Barrier's to pick up the scholarship application.

To apply for the scholarship, you will need to submit the following items by Friday, March 29, 2019:

1. the completed application

2. a current copy of your transcript, sealed and signed by your school counselor

3. 1 letter of recommendation, sealed and signed by the teacher of your choice

4. an essay on the profession you plan to pursue in college and how, through that profession, you will work with children and have an impact on their lives.

MAS County Employee Scholarship Program Mississippi Association of Supervisors County Employee Scholarship Program is a program that benefits high school seniors entering their freshman year of college in 2019. Students with an immediate relative (parent, stepparent, grandparent, step-grandparent, legal guardian or spouse) currently working for or retired from a Mississippi county are eligible to apply. (Immediate relatives of county elected officials are not eligible.)

For the 2017-18 school year, MAS will award up to 2 $500 scholarships per county to family members of county employees, according to the level of participation by the county in MAS-sponsored programs. You can pick up a packet in Mrs. Barrier's room. The packets include the eligibility requirements and instructions for submitting applications. For more information please visit the website Applications must be submitted ot the MAS office no later than March 1, 2019 .

The MS Concrete Industries Association Scholarship The Mississippi Concrete Industries Association (MCIA) Essay Scholarship Contest for 2018 is now available.The contest is open to students who are either in their junior or senior year in high school (ages 16-18) and who live in Mississippi.We encourage participation from throughout the state and remind all participants that submissions must be submitted or postmarked by November , 2018. Should you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact the MCIA Administrative Office at 601-957-5274 or by email:

MDCC Scholarship Opportunities MDCC Alumni & Foundation, Inc.

Announcing 2019-2020 Scholarship Opportunities

APPLY ONLINE TODAY! • The MDCC Alumni & Foundation, Inc. will award over $80,000 in privately-funded student scholarships next year.

  • New and returning students can apply for scholarships ONLINE by visiting

  • Completed applications will be accepted online until April 1, 2019 .

  • Students needing assistance with the online application may make an appointment by emailing or by calling the foundation office at (662) 246-6272.

Don’t miss this opportunity!

Montage Memory Makers Scholarships Montage is searching for 13 – 17-year-old inspirational leaders who go above and beyond in their communities. Five outstanding Montage Memory Makers will be recognized with college scholarships worth $10,000 each, and a two-night stay at a Montage property. To learn more or submit your entry, please go to www.montagehotels/montage-memory-makers-scholarship.

MS Excellence in Teaching Program at MS STATE Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program's goal at MS State is to attract top-performing high school seniors who want to become mathematics and English teachers in Mississippi. New teachers in these subjects will help meet the demands of Common Core standards. All students who enter the program make a five-year commitment to teach in Mississippi after graduation. METP gives a full scholarship with an estimated value of $94,000 for up to 4 years. This scholarship is available to high school seniors who have maintained at least a 3.5 GPA and have a 28 + on the ACT. If you are interested in this program, come by Mrs. Barrier's room and get a flyer. METP Scholars Day will be held on Monday, Nov. th. Students must register by Friday, Nov.. Registration link is 

MS Excellence in Teaching Program at Ole Miss Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program's goal at the University of Mississippi is to attract top-performing high school seniors who want to become mathematics and English teachers in Mississippi. New teachers in these subjects will help meet the demands of Common Core standards. All students who enter the program make a five-year commitment to teach in Mississippi after graduation. METP gives a full scholarship for up to 4 years. If you are interested in this program, come by Mrs. Barrier's room and get a view book. For any questions about the program or application, visit their website at 

Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency Scholarship Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency 2019 Scholarships

Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency has a senior scholarship program for Mississippi senior high school graduates. 11 scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500 each and 1 scholarship in the amount of $1,000. To apply for the scholarship you must fulfill the requirements listed below:

1. must be a graduating senior from an accredited MS high school

2. must be accepted by or have intentions of fall 2018 enrollment in either a junior college or university in the state of MS

3. A GPA of 2.5 or higher

4. 2 letters of recommendation: 1 from a teacher and 1 from adult of your choice

5. essay of 300 to a max of 750 words will be required on 1 of the following topics:

     a. Why you are a registerd organ and tissue donor

     b. The importance of encouraging others to be an organ and tissue donor

    c.  How have you or your family been affected by organ and tissue donation or by transplantation of organs and/or tissue

    d. Why you want to be an organ and tissue donor

Applications must be received by no later than Wednesday, Feb. . Need to be mailed or hand-delivered.

Come by Mrs. Barrier's room if you would like an application.

Planters Bank Give Us an A Scholarship Planters Bank Give Us an A Scholarship Contest begins with the 2018-2019 school year. High school seniors need to bring a copy of their grades to any Planters Bank location. For each "A" earned during the school year, one entry can be placed into the scholarship drawing.
Ten students will receive a $1,000 scholarship from Planters Bank.
Come by Mrs. Barrier room to get a flyer.

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholars For your application to be considered and presented to the selection committee… • Your application must be completed and submitted by March 1, 2018.

  • Two (2) letters of recommendation are required and must be submitted by March 1. (Please give your referral enough time to submit before the application site closes).

  • Your official transcripts or a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted via email or postmarked by March 1.

  • High school students ONLY – if your SAT’s or ACT scores are NOT recorded on your official transcripts email or send separately to: PGSF, 301 Brush Creek Road, Warrendale, PA 15086 postmarked by March 1.

  • You must have a 3.0 GPA or better.

  • A full-time status. (Full-time status defined as someone who is registered in 12 or more credits per term)

  • A student who is enrolled in a printing or graphic program at a technical school, college or university within the United States.

  • Student must be pursuing a career in printing technology, printing management, or graphic communication.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Who is eligible for The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards?

The following people are eligible: • Students in grades 5-12 who live in the 50 states or Washington, D.C., and have conducted a volunteer service activity within the past year • • American students in grades 5-12 who live elsewhere but whose parents or guardians are legal voting residents of one of the 50 states or Washington, D.C. You can apply online. Or you can get a paper version of the application by calling 1-877-525-8491. What is the deadline for schools and officially designated local organizations to certify their selected applications? 

No later than 11:59 p.m. CST on November 7.

2019 Minority Caucus Scholarship Application 2019 Minority Caucus Scholarship Application is available to all graduating high school seniors in Mississippi. To be eligible, applicants must have been accepted for admission to a technical school, community college, senior college, or a university located in Mississippi. (All info. submitted must be typed.)

To be considered, each applicant must submit the following:

1. a complete application

2. a brief biography

3. a letter of recommendation

4. an official transcript

5. copy of applicant's letter of acceptance from a Mississippi institution of higher learning

6. essay about the county where applicant resides

A total of 14 scholarships will be awarded. Each award will be $1,000 and will be given only once students will be selected from each of the 4 Congressional Districts within the state of Mississippi.

Scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than April , 2019 . Scholarship winners will be announced .

Mail application and other info. to: Mr. Bobby Rushing, Jefferson Davis Co. Supervisor, P. O. Box 1317, Prentiss, MS 39474

Mrs. Barrier has scholarship applications in her classroom. Please come by and get one if you are interested.

Rover Scholarship 

How to Enter:

Answer our scholarship question in 400 - 500 words (response must be written in English).

  1. Put your answer in a Google doc, with your name and year in college at the top (high school seniors allowed).
  2. Fill out our form.
  3. Submit by May 1st, 2019.

In 400 - 500 words, answer the following question:

Has technology caused you to feel more included in your community, or excluded?

Amount: $1,000 to two students.

Description: The Caregiver Scholarship is intended for students who are passionate about helping seniors live healthy lives and are pursuing careers in senior care. The award can be used towards tuition and/or books.

Applicant Eligibility: Applicants must be actively enrolled in or accepted to attend a U.S. college or university and pursuing a career in senior care.

Application Requirements: Applicants must submit either a 500-word essay or 2-3 minute video addressing a topic related to elder care.

Where to Apply: scholarship page

Deadline: The 2018 deadline was July 31, 2018. The 2019 deadline has not been released.

Amount: $1,500

Description: The Aging Matters scholarship is available to students who currently care for an elderly loved one, work in the senior care field, or are pursuing a career that will positively impact the elder population. The award can be used towards tuition, books, room and board, and other school-related expenses.

Applicant Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be full-time students at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university. Incoming college freshmen are also welcome to apply.

Application Requirements: Interested students must complete an application form, including a 1,000 word essay on why Aging Matters to them.

Where to Apply: website

Deadline: Applications for 2019 open in October and are due in May.

Smart Scholar scholarship research tool The Smart Scholar team spends thousand of hours going through each and every scholarship they can find, pulling out every important detail: award amount, deadline, eligibility and academic requirements, and anything else you need to know. This means no more reading through endless applications only to be tripped up by that last, obscure requirement - they tell you what each scholarship demands. They collect all their scholarship information directly from the scholarship provider, so you can be confident there won't be any hidden surprises when you apply.

Student There's a list of scholarships found at that students from Mississippi school districts can apply for. You can check these out online or come by Mrs. Barrier's office and get a list.

SUNTRUST Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes You could win a $500 scholarship! For the eleventh consecutive year, SunTrust is pleased to offer the Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes where students can enter for a chance win a $500 scholarship for education expenses at a 2 or 4 year public or private college/university located in the U.S.

What: A total of 30 individual $500 scholarships will be awarded for education expenses. Two winners will be randomly chosen every two weeks throughout the sweepstakes period.

Who:Entrants can be either:High school seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2019, or Current college students continuing undergraduate studies in the fall of 2019

Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship

Amount: $5,000 grand prize, other award amounts vary.

Description: The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America holds a yearly teen scholarship essay contest which asks high school seniors who have been affected by Alzheimer’s disease to write about their experience and how it impacted their lives. In 2018, AFA awarded $30,000 in college scholarships to contest winners, including a $5,000 grand prize.

Applicant Eligibility: Student caregivers, volunteers, or those who have personal experience with Alzheimer’s are welcome to submit essays. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens and entering a four-year accredited college or university within 12 months of applying.

Application Requirements: Students must submit a 1,200-1,500 word essay describing their experience with Alzheimer’s disease and how it impacted their lives, and what they have learned about themselves, their family, and/or their community.

Where to Apply: AFA Teens website

Deadline: The application deadline for the 2019 award will fall in February.

The SWE (Society of Women Engineers)Scholarship The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2016, SWE disbursed approximately 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $750,000.

 The Society of Women Engineers Scholarship program is open to women only.  The applicant is enrolled in or accepted into a baccalaureate ABET-accredited engineering (EAC), computing (CAC), or technology (TAC) degree program. Please go to ABET for a list of approved programs.  The applicant is in a position to accept the scholarship in the school year for which it is being awarded.  The minimum GPA is 3.50/4.00 unweighted (i.e. 4.0 for A/A+, 3.7 A-, etc.) for incoming freshman applicants.  The applicant will be a full time student, except for reentry and non-traditional applicants.  The applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the US for some scholarships.  The applicant will not be receiving full funding for education (tuition, fees, and books or equivalent) from their school or another organization (e.g. members of the Armed Services attending US Military Academies, students receiving full reimbursement from an employer).

Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club Scholarship Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship. You must be a senior and send in a Demo Video (MP4) (non-returnable). Send in video with one Elvis song (one of your choice). Include your name, age, school, day & evening phone numbers. Videos due Feb. 14, 2019. May ask for extension if needed.

Send video to:

Diane Whitt

244 CR 530

Shannon, MS 38868


UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship

Amount: In 2018, thirty applicants will receive scholarships of up to $5,000 each, and two applicants will receive scholarships of up to $10,000 each. Amounts may vary in subsequent years.

Description: The UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship is available to those diagnosed with epilepsy, as well as their immediate family members and/or caregivers, pursuing higher education.

Applicant Eligibility: Applicants must be high school graduates or graduating in the award year, and be seeking an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level degree or be enrolled in a trade school program at a United States-based institution.

Application Requirements: The application includes a one-page personal essay, three letters of recommendation, medical history from the person living with epilepsy, and a copy of the applicant’s most recent transcript.

Where to Apply: UCB scholarship website

Deadline: The deadline for the 2019 award will fall in March.

VFW Youth Scholarships

Students can enter directly by submitting the required entry form, along with their essay and (in the case of Voice of Democracy, their recording) to a local participating VFW Post. Your local VFW Post’s contact information can be obtained at or by calling the VFW National Programs office during normal business hours at (816) 756-3390. Entry forms and instructions can be downloaded from the VFW website at

Deadline: October 31, 2018 - Opportunity ends soon!

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USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences and other related disciplines. The program is available to high school students and rising college sophomores and juniors, who exhibit leadership and community service, and desire to attend an 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant University. Each year, hundreds of students apply for the program, which provides full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor's degree at an 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant University.

The USDA/1890 National Scholar is required to:

  • Compete for appropriate employment immediately after graduation and, if selected,commit to at least one year of service to USDA for each year of financial assistanceprovided.

  • Reimburse the USDA Sponsoring Agency for costs of education (excluding theemployee’s pay and allowances) incurred by the USDA Sponsoring Agency if theScholar is voluntarily separated from the service of the USDA Sponsoring Agencybefore the end of the period for which the Scholar has agreed to continue in theservice of USDA.

  • Consult with and obtain the approval of the Sponsoring Agency prior to makingany changes to his or her academic program


Applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.

  • Have been admitted to or currently attending one of the 1890 HistoricallyBlack Land-Grant Universities.

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale).

  • Intend to study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or otherrelated disciplines.

  • Demonstrate leadership and community service.

  • Submit a current official transcript with the school seal and an authorizedofficial's signature (preferably through the most recent semester).

  • Submit a current resume.

  • Submit two letters of recommendation from the following: Department Head,Dean or Vice President of College or a University or College Professor who hasinstructed the applicant.

  • Submit a 500-800 word essay describing 1) your interest in USDA, 2) how youenvision the scholarship will impact you and your future as a public servant, and 3)your experience and perceptions about agriculture, food, and natural resourcesciences.

  • Submit a signed and dated application (original signature only). Unapproved changes will affect the Scholar’s continued participation in the program.

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Who is Eligible to Apply? • Any student in grades 9-12 who is enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States. • • Maximum student age of 18 at time of local entry. • • Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national. • • Applicant does not have to be related to a VFW or VFW Auxiliary member to participate, but the student must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary. • March 31: Student Entry Deadline to Local VFW Auxiliary

Young Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship Young Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship is awarded through the Mississippi Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship Foundation. Scholarship is in the amount of $3,000 for those attending any MS university or community college.


1. applicants must be a MS Farm Bureau Federation member or the child of a member

2. must enroll in or already be enrolled in an agricultural area of study at a MS college or university

3. Entering freshmen are eligible to apply.

4. Applicants must submit a fully completed application and supporting material by the established deadline,  Mrs. Barrier's room and get application if you are interested.

ZipRecruiter Recurring Scholarship

Scholarship Award: $3,000

Deadlines: June 30th & December 31st every year

Eligibility Requirements: Student must be 18+ years old and enrolled in classes by deadline date

Entry Rules: 500-800 word essay that addresses both prompts

Prompts: Write a Follow-up Email for After a Job Interview. On a separate page, describe the sections of your job interview follow-up email template, and explain why each section was included.