Scholarships

*Student Scholarships
Here you will find a list of 10 Scholarship Programs that will give out more than one million dollars to students in the 2017-2018 school year. Students from Georgia school districts are eligible for all awards below. To download the newsletter in a PDF, and to see the different scholarships, please visit the link at
Newsletter and Scholarship page

The College of Education at Mississippi State University is proud to offer the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP) Scholarship. This innovative scholarship is designed to recruit and prepare teacher candidates for the future of tomorrow’s education profession.  By Changing Tomorrow Through Education Today, the METP provides participants insight into world-class collaborative teaching pedagogy.

Qualified high school applicants must have a 28 or above on their ACT or a score of 1310 or above on the SAT and a 3.5 overall GPA.  Participating scholars receive an award covering full tuition, books, room and board, and incidental expenses for four years of attendance along with a one-time technology stipend.  Participants gain exposure from faculty and fellow METP scholars at both Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi during a cross-campus visit and a summer residency.  Scholars have an opportunity to experience a study abroad or an off-campus learning experience and the added opportunity of attending a national or regional professional conference relevant to their teaching discipline. Upon graduation, scholars must teach in a Mississippi public school for five years.

On Monday, November 20th we will be hosting the annual METP Scholars Day on campus.  Please share this registration link https://goo.gl/forms/ug1Cx5MDCZMVBVJk1 with high school seniors interested in attending the METP Scholars Day.  Please encourage students to register for this event by Friday, November 10th.

To apply for the award, applicants must first be admitted to Mississippi State University http://apply.msstate.edu/, and complete the METP application in the scholarship platform by the priority deadline of December 1st.

If you have students interested in the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program at Mississippi State University or would like more information, please contact me by phone at (662) 325-5543 or by email at mking@colled.msstate.edu to schedule a time to visit.

*Hagan Scholarship
The Hagan Scholarhship is a unique need-based merit scholarship. The Hagan Scholarhisp Foundation can award 350 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year! Two thirds of all applicants interviewed are awarded scholarships. Applicants interviewed and not awarded a scholarship will receive $,.000. The Deadline for Applications is November 15, 2017.
Hagan Scholarship
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*Lyceum Scholars Program at Clemson University
The Lyceum Scholars Program at Clemson University is now accepting applications for Fall 2018. Students accepted into this program receive $10,000 scholarships to Clemson University. In addition to receiving a scholarship , students in the Lyceum Scholars Program are paired with a faculty mentor who guides their intellectual development throughout the programs. More information can be found at www.clemson.edu/capitalism/lyceum.html. Deadline for applications is December 11, 2017.
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Walton EMC has established a scholarship program in honor of Walter Harrison where they will award ten $1000 scholarships to seniors who family's electricity is provided by Walton EMC.  Seniors at North Oconee are invited to submit a completed application to the Counseling Department no later than December 22nd, 2017 at 4 pm.  Don't be confused by the due date on the application!  Your due date is December 22nd.  The two best applications will be forwarded on to Walton EMC by January 19, 2018 to be in the running for one of the ten scholarships.

Walter Harrison Scholarship Application and Information

*DISCOVER Scholarship
Our $2,500 Scholarship Award is still available for eligible students and parents through December 31, 2017. Students and parents can enter by signing up to receive tips and resources on CollegeCovered.com. No purchase or loan necessary to enter or win.
We also have a Scholarship Search tool where students can search 3 million scholarships worth more than $18 billion, and no registration is required.

As students prepare to complete their college applications, CollegeCovered.com has helpful content on getting into college. Be sure to check out the article on how to make a college essay stand out as well as other helpful information related to the college application process.
Please share CollegeCovered.com, a FREE resource on planning and paying for college, with your students and parents.


*National Beta Scholarship Program
This year, National Beta will award over 250 scholarships, ranging in value from $1,000 to $15,000, to deserving 12 grade Beta members. For more information see www.betaclub.org/scholarship. Deadline for applications is January 25, 2018. Applications open on November 1, 2017.
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*Computer Science Scholarship Page
With increased demand for computer science graduates, ample scholarship opportunities are available for students looking to pursue this field. Recognizing the hurdle that financing an education can present to students, our education experts at ComputerScience.org have created a resource for those looking to attend school without accruing a mountain of debt.
We've curated scholarships for women and minorities, scholarships sponsored by both the public and private sectors, and much more. Our resource also includes a searchable directory of scholarships.

Please take a look at our computer science scholarship page and share a link on your site so that your students can take advantage of this valuable resource. Our goal is to ensure students have access to the aid that is available to them.
http://www.computerscience.org/scholarships/

*MG Law Scholarship


We are excited to offer the MG Law Scholarship for Class of 2018 graduates. This scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education.
Deadline
: July 1, 2018
Award Amount: $1000
Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application and more scholarship details/requirements can be found at: http://www.mg4law.com/scholarship/



*Zippy Passive Income Business Scholarship


Criteria:
Applicants must be attending college by the Fall 2018 semester. The Scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account.
Deadline:
July 31st, 2018

Award Amount:
$250

Application:
Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at:
https://zippypassiveincome.org/zippy-passive-income-business-scholarship


*United Energy Workers Healthcare Scholarship

United Energy Workers Healthcare located in Paducah, Kentucky is pleased to announce the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any high school senior nationwide.Deadline: July 31st, 2018 Award Amount: $1,000


Scholarships for Females Interested In Engineering:

*Society of Women Engineers




*The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Scholarship

The Horatio Alger Association is pleased to offer scholarships that range in value of $6000 to $25,000 to students who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  Students whose annual family income is less than $55,000 per year and who are United States citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  Applications are due no later than October 25, 2017.  Applications can be accessed at scholars.horatioalger.org.

More information about the Horatio Alger Scholarship



Jack Kent Cooke College Scholar Scholarship Program


The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, up to 40 students will become Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies.

Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.

This highly competitive scholarship includes:

Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school
Ability to pursue any area of study
Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid
Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience

Check out the link and application for more details:

College Scholarship Information

College Scholarship Application


*The Elks National Foundation Scholarship
The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition.
  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Male and female students compete separately.
The 2018 MVS application deadline is November 27, 2017



*Hill Chapel Baptist Church Scholarship
Hiss Chapel Baptist church will be offering five $500.00 scholarships to qualified students based on their academic achievement, civic and religious involvement. Seniors can receive a copy of the application by visiting the website at www.hillchapelathens.org Deadline for application is December 1, 2017.
Hill Chapel Baptist Church Scholarship Application

*Boston University Trustee Scholarship
The 43rd annual Boston University Trustee Scholarship is up for grabs. Each year there are 25 new Trustee Scholars who are welcomed to the Boston University community. To be considered, students must submit their application for admission along with two Trustee Scholarship essays by December 1, 2017. See the link to read the letter from Boston University in its entirety.
Boston University Letter









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