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Animal Health International FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
9817 Miller Road
Sherwood, AR 72120
Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Applicants must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and have bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and achieved an ACT composite score of 20 or SAT composite score of 1410.

Amount: $750
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.
Website: http://www.southernbowlingcongress.org/

Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Boys Baseball
P.O. Box 8263
Dothan, AL 36304
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://baseball.dixie.org

Dixie Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Youth Baseball, Inc.
Johnny Berthelot, Chairman Scholarship Committee
110 South Bolivar Street
Suite 207
Marshall, TX 75670
Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.
Website: http://youth.dixie.org/

Family District 1 Scholarships
Sponsor: American Hellenic Education Progressive Association
1909 Q Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. The current application must be used and must be sent by certified mail and return receipt requested.
Website: https://ahepa.org/Education-Scholarships.htm

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend a post-secondary institution in the FCC Fifth Call District (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi or New Mexico) and be studying for a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field. Preference is given to applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but must be sent in by mail.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

Harrison Clark Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Greater Jackson
525 East Capitol Street, Suite 5B
Jackson, MS 39201
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and have scored in at least the 60th percentile on college entrance examinations. Preference is given to students who participated in the Madison Central Band. Students must plan on attending college full-time.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline:
How to apply: Applications are available by contacting a counselor at Madison Central High School.
Website: http://www.cfgj.org/scholarships.html

Higher Education Legislative Plan (HELP)
Sponsor: Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, Mississippi residents and have a minimum college GPA of 2.5 and have graduated from high school within the past two years. Applicants must be attending an eligible Mississippi institution, must have a minimum ACT score of 20 and must document an average gross income of $39,500 or less over the prior two years, and must have the results of a processed Student Aid Report (SAR). Students who file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will receive a SAR report.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Contact the Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid for an application.
Website: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us

James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc.
50 Hurt Plaza
Suite 449
Atlanta, GA 30303
Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and they must have community service experience. Applicants must plan to obtain a degree in the arts and sciences, music, ministry or human services. Preference will be given to students from the following states: Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Adult students may also apply.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfgreateratlanta.org/community-impact/scholarships/

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org

Louisiana-Mississippi GCSA Turf Scholar Competition
Sponsor: Louisiana-Mississippi Golf Course Superintendents Association
P. O. Box 2323
Auburn, AL 36831
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students who are enrolled in an accredited two- to five-year degree program in golf course management or a related subject. They must have completed at least one year (24 credit hours) of the degree program. Selection is based on academic merit, level of professional preparation and career potential.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: November 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcripts, personal statement, golf course superintendent evaluation and academic advisor evaluation are required.
Website: http://www.lmgcsa.com/-scholarships

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Mississippi Association of Broadcasters Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Mississippi Association of Broadcasters
Scholarship Committee
855 S Pear Orchard Road
Suite 403
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Eligibility: Applicants must be Mississippi residents and be enrolled in an accredited broadcast curriculum at a Mississippi two- or four-year college.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay and up to three letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.msbroadcasters.org/about-us/scholarships

Mississippi Educational Assistance for MIA/POW Dependents
Sponsor: Mississippi State Veterans Affairs Board
P.O. Box 5947
Pearl, MS 39288-5947
Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents of armed service members from or stationed in Mississippi who have been prisoners of war or missing in action. The scholarship will pay tuition for up to eight semesters at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from Mississippi Veterans Affairs offices.
Website: http://myarmybenefits.us.army.mil/Home/Benefit_Library/State__Territory_Benefits/Mississippi.html

Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG)
Sponsor: Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens and current legal residents of Mississippi who are enrolled as full-time, first-time-in-college undergraduates. Applicants must have a high school GPA of 3.5 and a minimum ACT of 29. National Merit/National Achievement semifinalists with a 3.5 grade point average qualify without the test score.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: September 15
How to apply: Applicants must complete an MTAG/MESG application and either a FAFSA or a Statement of Certification (a waiver for completing the FAFSA).
Website: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us

Mississippi Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must be licensed amateur radio operators and residents of Mississippi who attend an institution of higher learning in Mississippi. They must be seeking a bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communication or a related field, and they must be under 30 years old.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG)
Sponsor: Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
Eligibility: Applicants must be current legal residents of Mississippi who are enrolled as full-time undergraduates. Applicants must have a high school grade-point average of 2.5 and a minimum ACT of 15.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: September 15
How to apply: Applicants must complete an MTAG/MESG application and either a FAFSA or a Statement of Certification (a waiver for completing the FAFSA).
Website: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us

NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.naca.org/FOUNDATION/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: January 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/programs/students/scholarships/

Nissan Scholarship
Sponsor: Nissan North America
P.O. Box 685003
Franklin, TN 37068
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and a minimum ACT score of 20 or SAT score of 820, have demonstrated financial need and be accepted as a full-time student at a Mississippi public college or university.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: No application is necessary. However, students must mail an essay, resume, high school transcript with ACT or SAT score and FAFSA results to Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211-6453.
Website: http://www.nissanusa.com

Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Student Nurses' Association
45 Main Street
Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.

Amount: $1,000-$7,500
Deadline: January 13
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.
Website: http://www.nsna.org

Robert E. Luckett Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Greater Jackson
525 East Capitol Street, Suite 5B
Jackson, MS 39201
Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need and teacher recommendation.

Amount: $500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications available by contacting a senior counselor at Richland High School.
Website: http://www.cfgj.org/scholarships.html