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Scholarship Opportunities

Citizen's Bank "A" Reward Scholarship

Juniors and seniors! Bring in your report card to register for a chance to win a $1000 scholarship. Every "A" on your report card earns you an entry into a drawing for the scholarship. 

Talk Your Way To College Scholarships

The America Legion of Mississippi is hosting its annual High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, "A Constitution Speech Contest."

There are scholarship awards for every level of competition:

Mississippi Finalists: $3000/$2500/$2000 (Post/District/Area: $300/$500/$900)

National Finalists: $20,000/$17,000/$15,000 

The State Final Contest will be held in Raymond, Miss., on March 7, 2020 and the National Finals at Indianapolis, Ind., on April 17-19, 2020.

Students in grades 9-12 in public, private, parochial, and home school are eligible to compete.

Register online at

Or contact Oratorical Chairman Joe Kersh at 601-582-4616 or


The Gates Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

  • A high school senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US, accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.

*For American Indian/Alaska Native, proof of tribal enrollment will be required.

An ideal candidate will also have:

  • An outstanding high school academic record (e.g., be in the top 10 percent of his/her graduating class)
  • Demonstrated leadership ability (e.g., as shown through participation in community service, and extracurricular, or other activities)
  • Exceptional personal success skills (e.g., emotional maturity, motivation, perseverance, etc.)

For additional information, please visit our website and watch the video below.

2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Apply for a 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win a $1,000 Scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C., in May. 

Complete the application and the student/parent agreement; then, on the "certification" page, email or print and deliver instructions to your principal. (Deadline: Nov. 5, 2019)

Click here for more information. 

PhentermineClinics Health Scholarship

Minimum Eligibility Requirements: You are currently enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school. The content you submit in your application must be unique and must offer value to the reader. Creative, high-quality submissions have a higher chance of winning.

Application Deadline: December 31st, 2019 

Award Details: One winner will be selected by January 15th, 2020 and will be awarded the $1,000 scholarship.

To learn more, please continue reading or visit our official scholarship page:

SCAD Scholarship Challenge

Students can put their artistic vision on display for the opportunity to earn a scholarship at The University for Creative Careers. The SCAD Challenge competition gives students the opportunity to submit works of art to a panel of accomplished SCAD faculty. Entries must demonstrate creativity, innovation and a strong understanding of aesthetics. 

Challenges are open to current juniors and seniors in high school as of the 2019-20 academic year. A panel of SCAD faculty will review and evaluate entries, and three winners will be selected from each category.

SCAD Challenge categories: 
• 2-D design     
• 3-D design and modeling     
• Animation and game design  
• Fashion 
• Film
• Graphic design
• Performing arts
• Photography     
• Writing

The next step for junior and senior entrants is to complete an undergraduate application for admission. Online applications and the SCAD Challenge entry must be submitted by 5:30 p.m. ET Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Winners will be announced March 6, 2020.

Learn more about the SCAD Challenge.

You also can explore professional learning programs for educators at SCAD by visiting

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute Scholarship

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year. High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. Applications for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 3, 2020. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online. You may also follow us on Facebook and learn more about the Foundation’s other programs for students and educators.