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
Florida Institute of Technology
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Hawaii Pacific University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Iowa State University
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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$1,000 Easy Money Scholarship
We love this scholarship because the name doesn't lie - it's easy money. Many scholarship applications make you jump through hoops and require tons of essays and questionnaires. This scholarship application could not be more simple and straightforward.
Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship
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,...Learn More
Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
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.Learn More
Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
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.Learn More
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).Learn More
Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship
Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.Learn More
Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship
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.Learn More
Law Enforcement Officers and Fireman Scholarship
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.Learn More
Mark Twain Nonresident Scholarship
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.Learn More