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Poplarville High School - Scholarship Information



 Scholarship     Description   



Where Do I Apply? 



(Federal Application)



MTAG      /      MSEG  

 (STATE AID)                    


Coca-Cola Scholarships

3.0 GPA (end of Jr. year)

Community Service

Available online: Sept 1

 October 31


SAE Engineering Scholarship Program



  $10,000  --   $1,000

 December 1


 Horatio-Alger Scholarship

Critical Need Scholarship


$20,000 -$2,500

(new info online on August 1)

 October 30



 Univer. of Southern MS

Lucky Day Scholarships

 *3.0 GPA min. *Community Service & Leadership (100 entering freshmen scholarships awarded)

$10,000 or $14,000 (possible study abroad)




 Univer. of Southern MS

Leadership Scholarships

 Based on exceptional involvement and abilities inside and outside of the classroom.







 Univer. MS

(Ole Miss)

Lucky Day opportunities

and other freshmen scholarships




 see website


 MS State Scholarships

 (scholarships varies on requirements)

 up to $34,000

 see website


 American Legion Legacy


 H.S. senior or graduate -whose parent died in active duty while in military service on or after 9/11/01

April 15


 MS Farm Bureau Women

Must enroll  in an agriculture related study


 See Mrs. Williamson

 June 1


 MS Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers and Ranchers

 Mississippi's young farmers for high achievement in agricultural production, management, and leadership.

(4)- $1000 Awards




 Will to Win

 Seniors with Asthma--Outstanding performance in one area: Perform.Arts,Visual Arts, Athletics, Science, or Community Serv.,--3.5 GPA

(10) - $5,000







 Lawerence & Lucimarian

Roberts / Helpline

Resident of Hancock,Harrison, or Pearl River County

College Major: Behavioral Health Science(psychology, social work, counseling)

 $1,200 Annually

 See Mrs. Williamson



 Sun Herald






 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

All grade levels 5 - 12 who have participated in community service   access key: spirit  --

Online application sign by parent-->to Mrs. Williamson

 November 2



 Wendy's Heisman (Academic / Athletic)

 Eligibility requirements online


submit application online ---> submit to a teacher or counselor for review

  Thursday, October 1, to a teacher or counselor


 UNIV. of MS.




AXA Achievements COMMUNITY

Outstanding acheivement in work, school, or community

 February 15


 NISSAN Scholarship

Achieves a minimum cumulative 2.5 high school grade point average on a 4.00 scale
Scores a minimum of 20 on the ACT.

 Application available online after January 1

 March 31


Women's Club

Community Service-Essay


Application:   See Mrs. Williamson




2010 JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest


First place:




January 9, 2010


Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship (Journalism)

Applicant must submit at least one published or broadcast sample of his/her work related to journalism.  Multiple samples of work are acceptable

Each winner will receive $1000 for college and trip to The Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Conference Program


MS Finacial Aid





Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

ACT of 25 or better or

1600 SAT


Leadership Abilities

Computer Science/Computer/Electrical Engineering

Math majors

(College Sophomores majoring in Math, or majors leading into Intell.Analysis or Foreign Lang.)

Paid Tuition

Year-round Salary

Housing and Travel Entitlements

Reimbursement for Books

or call


Applications accepted between Sept 1 and November 30




Colonel's Scholars

2.75 GPA

Pursue Bachelor's Degree

 Financial need

Demonstrate Entrepreneurial Spirit

Students will receive $20,000


Apply between Dec. 1 and Feb. 10, 2010


MAFPT Foundation

Family Medicine

500 word Essay

Students who would like to pursue a degree in family medicine

MS seniors who have an aptitute in Science and plan to pursue  a career in the field of medicine

MAFPT will donate up to up to $3,500 to MS Seniors


March 31, 2010


 University of MS

Lucky Day Scholarships

Entering freshmen: Academic Performance and financial need

 $4000 - $7000 per year

 Must select Lucky Day option when completing the UM's ENTERing Freshman Application


or 662-915-6493

see website for deadlines



 Sammy 2010

 Outstanding student playing a team sport

"Mustache of the year" Awards

Teacher, parent, counselor, coaches, directors, relatives can nominate a student



 March 5, 2010 

Wild Turkey Federation

Local, state and national competion--

Member of JAKE for state and national consideration-

go online to get info on "Jake" membership

 $250 - $10,000



For consideration at local level before Feb. 1, 2010

Compete application online then copy and bring to Mrs. Williamson


 Students household income must not exceed $30,000


 $500 per semester for 2yrs. Pick-up application in C.D.C. Office


March 7



 Women's Club Scholarship     Essay and application             $250               Application in CDC OFFICE  Deadline: 2/26 
  Pearl River County Realtor's     Must fill out application                                 Application in CDC Office                                 Deadline: 2/26  
  Rotary Club Stennis Ken Cooper Scholarship    Science/Marine Biology Application: CDC office                                                                      Deadline: April 1  
 Walter Sweetness Scholarship                       Application:    Deadline:  March 26  
  MS PTA Scholarship Students majoring in EDUCATION

get an application on:         or

 Pick up an application in the CDC office

 Deadline:  March 15  
 Robert C. Byrd Scholarships are awarded based upon academic merit and the promise of continued excellence in post-secondary education. . The scholarship program will award 65 to 70 scholarships worth $1,500 each. The scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of undergraduate study at any post-secondary institution


Read about the scholarship:

 All applications must be postmarked by the deadline:  March 26 
 MS Municipal League

Scholarship includes an essay-"Why I should consider a career in Municipal Gov.";Essay will show knowledge of municipal gov.

Student does not have to be interested in Municipal Gov. 

 3 - $2000 scholarships available

 Application in the CDC Office.

Deadline:  April 30





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