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Behavioral problems at school and home, problems with focusing, finishing assignments, following directions, anger outbursts, and defiance can be symptoms of TREATABLE DISORDERS.
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The Get2College Center has updated our Scholarship Listings for 2016-2017:
· Private/Outside Scholarships for High School Students
· Scholarship Search Engines
· Mississippi 4-Year Institutional Scholarships
· Mississippi 2-Year Institutional Scholarships
· Scholarships just for North MS and for Metro Jackson area students
Applying for private scholarships:
1. See your high school counselor
2. Local community/civic organizations
3. Free internet sites (see addresses below)
4. Local library has scholarship books
5. Read your local newspaper daily
Individual College Scholarships:
1. Apply for admissions
2. Check "Entering Freshman Scholarships"
3. Check for "ACT scholarships"
4. Request applications for ALL scholarships/grants (need-based and non-need-based)
5. Make sure you meet ALL DEADLINES!
Mississippi Concrete Industries
Recipients: Juniors and Seniors ages 16-18
Details: Essay Competition
Scholarship Competition for High School JUNIORS (Hinds, Madison, Rankin)
Win $500 for Yourself and Promotion for your school
*juniors - submit 1 application(see Mrs. Fancher) with your resume by Dec. 15, 2016 and
plan to enroll in an accredited college as a full time student in Fall 2017.
top 3 winners = $500 scholarship
Submit application AND resume by:
1)email to firstname.lastname@example.org
2)mail to Jackson Get2College Center, 2600 Lakeland Terrace, Jackson, MS 39216, or
3) Fax to 601-321-5544
Christian Leaders of the Future Scholarship 2016
See Mrs. Fancher for scholarship form or go to http://www.MsChristianLiving.com
Under the Christian Leader tab
Deadline - Dec. 2, 2016
Miriam Scarborough Scholarship
Recipients: female accepted to attend a MIssissippi college or University
Details: based on academic achievement, leadership, and need: 24 ACT; 2.5 GPA; resume, itemized cost figure for the school year
Nissan North America, Inc. provides scholarship funds for applicants that will attend a Mississippi public two year college or public four year college.
Application date: January 1 – March 1
Supporting documents deadline: March 1
Be graduating from a Mississippi high school in 2016. Have achieved a minimum cumulative 2.5 high school grade point average on a 4.00 scale after a minimum of seven semesters Have scored a minimum of 20 on the ACT. Scores resulting from the national testing of the ACT are the only accepted scores for the state eligibility. Residual test scores are not acceptable. A minimum score of 940 on the SAT I test may be substituted for the minimum of 20 on ACT. Is a legal resident of Mississippi Is enrolled full-time at a Mississippi public community college or university Demonstrate leadership abilities through participation in extracurricular activities Demonstrate financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Write an essay (200 words maximum) on the topic: How do my plans for the future and my college major support the Automotive industry in Mississippi?
See Mrs. Fancher for an application form...
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship
*active in your community *led a project that benefits others
*overcome personal challenges
Begins Oct. 15 - Deadline: Feb. 1
Prudential Spirit of Community
Recipients: grades 5-12
Details: exemplary community service
Regions Riding Forward Scholarships
Recipients: grades 9-12
Best Buy Scholarship
Up to 1,200 will each receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Deadline: Feb. 15 (Applications available soon)
Apply online at www.at15.com
MAIS (Mississippi Association of Independent Schools) Scholarship Fund
Ten Scholarships will be given annually in the amount of $1000.
*Full time senior at a MAIS member school
*ACT of 24 or higher *GPA of 3.5 or higher *Attend college in Fall 2016
See Mrs. Fancher for the application
Deadline: Feb. 15
FFA (Future Farmers of America) Scholarships
More than 1,000 scholarships available - only one application to complete.
Not an FFA Member? Don't worry! There are other scholarships available for non-members.
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2017 www.scholarshipapp.ffa.org
Lowe's will award one hundred forty $2,500 scholarships to high school seniors who intend to enroll full-time in a college or university for 2015-2016 school year.
*3.25 GPA *Demonstrate commitment to their community through leadership activities, community service and/or work experience.
Apply online at http://careers.lowes.com/college_recruiting_scholarship.aspx
Hinds Community College Foundation Scholarships
Deadline for all HCC scholarships - February 15, 2017
One of the most abundant sources of scholarships offered to students involved in extracurricular activities and desire for achievement, show excellence in the classroom, and have for financial assistance. Students who do not have at least a 2.0 GPA will not be considered for Foundation Scholarships.
Requirements: Hinds CC application + Scholarship application + Transcript that shows min. 2.0 GPA w/ ACT scores + 3 letters of recommendations.
Students MUST use the recommendation form and the application on the website: http://www.hindscc.edu/alumni_community/scholarships.aspx.
Other Hinds CC scholarships can be found at www.hindscc.edu website.
Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians 2016 David G. Hall, M.D. Memorial Scholarship
Essay contest open to all seniors with interest in field of medicine. Scholarships in the amounts of $1,000, $750, and $500 will be awarded. Essay of 500 words or less on "The impact of a Family Physician in your life or in your community." Only 1 entry per school.
Deadline to turn in essay to Mrs. Fancher in March 1 .
Central Mississippi Ole Miss Rebel Club
Recipients: Graduates from Copiah, Hinds, Leake, Madison, Rankin, Scott, Simpson, and Yazoo Counties
Details: Students much have B average, 21-28 ACT, and demonstrated leadership in school, church, and community.
Rotary Club of Jackson - Mentor Scholarship Program
*Graduating senior *Attend college in the fall 2017
*ACT score of 18 or higher *GPA of "B" or higher
*Family household income cannot exceed $60,000/year
Deadline: March 31,2017
See Mrs. Fancher for the application
Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program
*ages 6 - 18 and not yet a high school graduate
*documents efforts above and beyond what is expected of a child his or her age
*volunteer efforts must have occurred in the last year
*winners chosen based on the project, benefits, and outcome.
Deadline: Feb. 1 - March 15
Apply online at www.kohlskids.com
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
100 scholarships @ $25,000/year and 1,000 scholarships @ $2,000/yr will be given to applicants who plan to major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business Adm., Finance, Marketing, or Design and are interested in a career in the automotive ore related industries.
Criteria: academic achievement, leadership, activities, financial need. Apply only online www.buickachievers.com.
Deadline is March 31
The Good South
Details: well rounded students who excel both in and out of the classroom
The Community Foundation of Greater Jackson Scholarships
Scholarship opportunities for seniors. Interested parents and students can browse the following website at www.cfgreaterjackson.org/scholarships.html
Most of the Deadlines are April 15.
Mississippi Municipal League Scholarships
Recipients: Open to all high school seniors and is co-sponsored by Mississippi Power Co. Open to children or grandchildren of employees or elected officials of Mississippi municipalities and to high school seniors working part-time for a member municipality of the MML...
Details: application and essay
Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship (not opened until spring)
Patricia was a great woman who overcame some obstacles to make her life the way she wanted. Deadline for the $1,000 scholarship is May 31.
Apply online at www.patricias-scholarship.org
Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Scholarships
for young people interested in furthering their education in agriculture.
See Mrs. Fancher for a list of these scholarships.
Most of the Deadlines are June 1 of each year.
Young Farmers Scholarships Foundation
Recipients: 2 reserved for incoming Freshmen
Details: Must attend a Mississippi college or university; show need for financial assistance; academic ability; and leadership qualities; Must be pursuing an AGRICULTURE related major
BigSun Scholarship (athletes)
to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All student athletes are eligible
Deadline: June 22
Merit Aid is awarded to students with a broad range of GPAs. Students with a 2.0 GPA or higher often qualify. There are merit aid scholarships for students based on their interests, their intended majors, leadership and community service. Get a FREE instant custom report of merit aid scholarships available at all Mississippi colleges and universities.
Will To Win
Merck Respiratory will sponsor the Will To Win Scholarship Program for high school seniors with asthma who are pursuing higher education. The scholarship also recognizes seniors with outstanding disciplined, determined and successful in managing their asthma. Two scholarships of $5000 will be awarded in each of the categories: Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Community Service, Athletics, Science. Applications must hold a GPA of 3.5 - 4.0 and have received at least one award related to their entry category.
Complete Mississippi financial aid applications:
1. Learn about the state grants and eligibility criteria at www.mississippi.edu
2. Complete applications for state financial aid such as MTAG, MESG, and HELP if you qualify and will be attending college in Mississippi. Begin application process after January 1 of your senior year.
Complete FAFSA to apply for Federal Financial Aid:
1. www.FAFSA4caster.ed.gov - explore financial aid options
2. Includes need-based and non-need-based scholarships and grants, work-study and loans.
3. You and your parents need to complete federal tax returns for previous year.
MTAG (Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant) - Apply at www.mississippi.edu
Students must meet the following criteria
*16 ACT score
FREE Scholarship sites on the Internet:
www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm (apply for $1000 scholarship)