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Scholarship Information

Elks Scholar Service Trip 
Award: varies

Deadline:  January 14, 2019

Recipients: Seniors (Must be US Citizen)

Details:  The Spring Elks Scholar Service Trip will take place in Portland, Ore. from March 10-16, 2019. In addition to serving the Portland community through various local organizations, we'll engage in meaningful programming and reflection each night to help us process the week. If you want to spend a week learning, serving and connecting with your #ElksFamily, join us as we head to the Pacific Northwest. The application will open November 5, 2018 and close January 14, 2019.



Create Foundation Scholarships
Award: Scholarships amounts vary

Deadline: Varies

Recipients: High School and Current College/University Students
Details: Scholarship applications vary by county


Key Thinkers Scholarship
Award: $2500
Deadline: Multiple

Recipients: High School or College Student

Details: Students must be a US citizen or permanent resident, 18 years or older, enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the US; have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.


Nissan Scholarship
Award: full tuition, fees, and book allowance

Deadline: March

Recipients: Seniors
Details: 2.5 GPA, 20 ACT, demonstrate leadership abilities through extracurricular activities, financial need, essay


SACAC Horizon Award
Deadline: January 15, 2019
Recipients: Senior High School Students
Details: This scholarship is awarded based on financial need, academic achievement and community service.  Awards are in the amount of $1,000 and are not renewable.


Swim with Mike
Deadline: May
Recipients: Seniors
Details: Student who have participated in organized competitive athletics and have sustained a life changing accident or illness (e.g. paralysis, blindness, cancer, amputation, head injuries).

Tommy Smith Scholarship 
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Recipients: Current college or university students and High school seniors who have been accepted into a college or university
Details: The scholarship is worth $1000 and only requires a 500-word essay on a specific topic to apply.

Young Farmers Scholarship Foundation
Award: $3000
Deadline: June
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




MTAG & MSEG Scholarship applications are found OR


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