2020 Jackson State University Scholarships

Jackson State University net price is at $13,142.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Jackson State University. Jackson State University awards an average of $29,000.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Jackson State University students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Jackson, then those costs could be even higher.

73% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $8,126.00. Furthermore, 60% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $5,210.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Jackson State University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Jackson State University while others are open to Jackson State University students, though not exclusive to Jackson State University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Jackson State University students?

There are 11 scholarships totaling $68,500.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 11 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Jackson State University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Jackson State University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Jackson State University study abroad scholarships, Jackson State University transfer scholarships, and Jackson State University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Jackson State University study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Jackson State University study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Jackson State University transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Jackson State University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Jackson State University transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Jackson State University transfer scholarships.

Are these Jackson State University scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Critical Needs Teacher Loan/Scholarship

Sponsor by Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning Location 3835 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a junior or senior student in a Mississippi college or university in a program of study that will lead to a Class 'A' educator's license or alternate route educator's license. Recipient may fulfill loan-to-scholarship service by working as a full-time teacher in a Mississippi public school in a...

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Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship - R.N. to B.S.N.

Sponsor by Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning Location 3835 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a licensed registered nurse who is seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing at a Mississippi college or university. Recipient may fulfill the loan-to-scholarship service obligation by working as a professional nurse in Mississippi.

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$4,000.00 March 31 Apply Now

Public Management Graduate Intern

Sponsor by Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning Location 3835 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a graduate student enrolled in an eligible master's level program who has completed at least one semester or more of course work with a overall grade of 'B' and one Quantitative Research Methods course.

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Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship - M.S.N. or Ph.D

Sponsor by Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning Location 3835 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a student seeking a masters or doctorate degree in nursing at a Mississippi college or university. Applicant may fulfill the service obligation by working as a professional nurse educator in Mississippi for one year for each year of money received.

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$5,000.00 March 31 Apply Now

Nursing Education Teacher Stipend

Sponsor by Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning Location 3835 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a Mississippi resident who is a licensed registered nurse, seeking a masters or doctoral degree at a Mississippi college or university. Participant must agree to teach in an accredited Mississippi school of nursing and have received the Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship for Masters or Doctorates.

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$12,000.00 March 31 Apply Now

Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant

Sponsor by Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning Location 3835 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a Mississippi resident pursuing their first certificate, associate, or bachelor's degree at an approved Mississippi college or university.

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$2,500.00 September 15 Apply Now

Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant

Sponsor by Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning Location 3835 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a Mississippi resident pursuing their first certificate, associates, or bachelor's degree at an approved Mississippi college or university.

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$1,000.00 September 15 Apply Now

Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship - BSN

Sponsor by Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning Location 3835 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a junior or senior student seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing at a Mississippi college or university. Participants may fulfill the loan-to-scholarship service obligation by working as a nurse for one year for each year of loan received.

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$4,000.00 March 31 Apply Now

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships

Sponsor by Thurgood Marshall College Fund Location 4801 Woodway Drive, Suite 300 E, Houston, TX

Applicant must be attending or planning to attend a TMCF member school and be able to demonstrate financial need and leadership ability. Minimum 3.0 GPA and recommendation by a school faculty or staff member are required.

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$40,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

APWA Scholarship Fund

Sponsor by Community Foundation of Greater Jackson Location 525 East Capitol Street, Suite 5B, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a full-time junior or senior at a public university in Mississippi who is studying to enter the field of public works.

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Aura Neely-Gary Memorial Scholarship Fund

Sponsor by Community Foundation of Greater Jackson Location 525 East Capitol Street, Suite 5B, Jackson, MS

Applicant must be a student who is planning to enter a college or university in Mississippi. Preference will be given to students who desire to resume their education following a period of personal difficulties. Special consideration will be given for young women who had previously dropped out of school and are...

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