2020 Mississippi Scholarships

Mississippi is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Mississippi universities is a whopping $6,114.00 and the total cost of attendance is $17,548.00. 58% of student graduates in Mississippi graduate with an average debt load of $30,117.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Mississippi turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These MS scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Mississippi, and any Mississippi resident regardless of their interests or background. Mississippi scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of MS students or MS residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Mississippi residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for MS residents?

There are 175 scholarships totaling $563,763.00 available to Mississippi residents. You can easily browse through all 175 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Mississippi?

Moms in Mississippi are eligible for all the same scholarships as MS residents. Therefore, the 175 scholarships worth $563,763.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Mississippi?

175 scholarships worth $563,763.00 are available for college students in MS. In addition, we encourage current college students in Mississippi to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Mississippi for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Mississippi:

Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Lynn University
Florida Institute of Technology
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Savannah College of Art and Design
Hawaii Pacific University
Aurora University
Anderson University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Cornell College
Iowa State University
Baker University
Sterling College
Southern University at New Orleans

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Mississippi?

175 scholarships totaling $563,763.00 are available for high school seniors in MS. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of MS to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Mississippi residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to MS students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

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- February 1 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.

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- February 1 Apply Now

Law Enforcement Officers and Fireman Scholarship

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

Applicant must be the spouse or child of a full-time Mississippi law enforcement officer or firefighter who was fatally injured or totally disabled from injuries that occurred in the line of duty. Applicant must attend a Mississippi public college or university. Children are eligible until age 23.

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- September 15 Apply Now

National Scholars Program

Sponsor by Eastern Michigan University Location 403 Pierce Hall, Ypsilanti, MI

Applicant must not be a resident of Michigan or Ohio.

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- June 1 Apply Now

Mark Twain Nonresident Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Missouri - Columbia Location 11 Jesse Hall, Columbia, MO

Applicant must rank in top 50% of graduating high school class, have a minimum composite ACT score of 27 (combined SAT I score of 1210), and be a resident of any state except Missouri.

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$5,500.00 August 15 Apply Now