Our Opportunities

Welcome to Jackson State University Development Foundation’s Scholarship Management System.

Deadline: This is the date by which you should complete the General Application, any Supplemental Applications, or any Individual Scholarship Applications to receive consideration.

Award: The amount stated is for general information purposes and not a guarantee of what you may receive if awarded. Actual award amounts can vary based on recipient eligibility, available funds, and other factors.

Actions: Upon completion of the General Application and any Supplemental Applications, you will be automatched with scholarships for which you meet the criteria. These scholarships indicate “None” under “Action” and require no additional information from you for consideration. A limited number of scholarships indicate “Apply” under “Action” and require individual applications for consideration. A list of these scholarships can be found by viewing Recommended Opportunities from the Opportunities tab.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Jackson State University-First Time Freshman Full Academic
First Time Freshman Academic Scholarships based upon CPC GPA and ACT/SAT Composite scores. Full Academic Scholarship Requirements: Incoming...
First Time Freshman Academic Scholarships based upon CPC GPA and ACT/SAT...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000.00 Jackson State University-First Time Freshman Leadership Award
First Time Freshman Academic Scholarships based upon CPC GPA and ACT/SAT Composite scores. Leadership Award Scholarship Requirements: College...
First Time Freshman Academic Scholarships based upon CPC GPA and ACT/SAT...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Jackson State University-First Time Freshman Presidential Award
First Time Freshman Academic Scholarships based upon CPC GPA and ACT/SAT Composite scores. Presidential Academic Scholarship Requirements: ...
First Time Freshman Academic Scholarships based upon CPC GPA and ACT/SAT...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000.00 Jackson State University-First Time Freshman Tuition Award
First Time Freshman Academic Scholarships based upon CPC GPA and ACT/SAT Composite scores. Tuition Academic Scholarship Requirements: Incoming...
First Time Freshman Academic Scholarships based upon CPC GPA and ACT/SAT...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Admin. Scholarship-TEST
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jackson State University-First Time Freshman Awards
First Time Freshman Academic Scholarships based upon CPC GPA and ACT/SAT Composite scores. Presidential Academic Scholarship Requirements: ...
First Time Freshman Academic Scholarships based upon CPC GPA and ACT/SAT...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jackson State University-Academic Transfer Scholarship
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Requirements: Community/Junior College graduate; cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher with a minimum of 60 transferable...
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Requirements: Community/Junior College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gwendolyn Spencer Prater Endowed Scholarship In Public Service
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be at least a junior level undergraduate or graduate...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 - $1,000 a semester 100 Black Men of Jackson, Inc. Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a sophomore, junior or senior male student Have a minimum...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 - $1,000 a semester
Ended
$0.00 1967 Class Endowed Scholarship in Special Recognition of Alvin Chambliss, Esq.
To be eligible for the scholarship (s), candidates must meet the following criteria: High school graduate or transfer student entering JSU or...
To be eligible for the scholarship (s), candidates must meet the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies A.L. Billingslea Endowed Graduate Scholarship
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a certified teacher in a Mississippi school district or...
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Aaron B. Carter Music Scholarship
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time student Be a music major Prefer a student with...
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies AJA Management & Technical Services, Inc. Endowed Book Award
• Be an academically outstanding undergraduate student enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering at the University. • Demonstrate academic...
• Be an academically outstanding undergraduate student enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$200 annually Alma Britton Blakney Scholarship
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a resident of Clark County Demonstrate promise as a music or...
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200 annually
Ended
Varies Alumni in Motion (A.I.M.) Endowed Book Scholarship
To be eligible for this book scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an academically outstanding undergraduate student...
To be eligible for this book scholarship, applicants must meet the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alumni Scholarship Fund
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time undergraduate student Have a minimum ACT score...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 per semester American Deli Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time student enrolled in chemistry or business...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 per semester
Ended
$5,000 annually during the second academic semester Andre Brown Scholarship
Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA high school / college; must have at least 25 hours of community service and must submit an essay that answers...
Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA high school / college; must have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000 annually during the second academic semester
Ended
Varies Andrealene Griffin Book Award
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Andrell D. Harris Endowed Scholarship
Please select apply to answer additional questions.
Please select apply to answer additional questions.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies April L. Cathey Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an incoming freshmen ( freshmen must have at least a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Aretha Hill, Mary Falconer & James P. Sims Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an undergraduate student. Is an incoming freshman...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$25-$250 a semester Arma J. Robinson Book Award
Music Majors Minimum GPA of 3.0 Demonstrate financial need
Music Majors Minimum GPA of 3.0 Demonstrate financial need
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $25-$250 a semester
Ended
$500 annually Army ROTC Scholarship Fund
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Students must be contracted Maintain a 2.5 GPA Maintain good...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 annually
Ended
Varies Arthur Dampier Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program in elementary or secondary education at JSU, maintain a minimum GPA of 2.50 or...
Applicant must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Atmos Energy- Mississippi Divison Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a Mississippi resident; be a full- time student; have a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher; have a record of involvement in community...
Applicant must be a Mississippi resident; be a full- time student; have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies B. B. Dansby-W.F. Bond Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a sophomore, junior or senior; Must submit a letter...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bank Plus Council Scholarship
Applicant must be an Accounting major, maintain a 3.5 GPA or higher
Applicant must be an Accounting major, maintain a 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Barrett and Ann Hatches Global Scholars Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an undergraduate student who have demonstrated an...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Beatrice Clay Coats Memorial Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must maintain a 3.0 GPA Must demonstrate unmet financial...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$200 annually Bennye Simmons Henderson Biology Book Award
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time sophomore or junior biology major Have a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200 annually
Ended
Varies Bettye Milam Sargent Endowed Memorial Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an undergraduate student enrolled full-time at...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bill Cooley College of Business
To be eligible for the scholarship (s), candidates must meet the following criteria: Must be a sophomore or junior Must have GPA of 2.5 or...
To be eligible for the scholarship (s), candidates must meet the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$250 per semester Blue Bengal Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum 2.5 GPA and unmet financial need. Applicant must submit an essay entitled Why I...
Applicant must be a sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum 2.5 GPA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250 per semester
Ended
Varies Blue Bengal Endowed Memorial Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a sophomore, junior and senior Must have a cumulative GPA...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Brandon J. Bolden Endowed Book Award
To be eligible for the book award, candidates must meet the following criteria: Be an academically outstanding undergraduate student enrolled...
To be eligible for the book award, candidates must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
3,000 annually C Spire Foundation
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: U.S. Citizen Resident of Mississippi, Alabama or Tennessee ACT...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3,000 annually
Ended
$1,500 per semester C Spire Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Preference will be given to incoming freshman. Applicant must be: U.S. Citizen Resident of Mississippi Full-time JSU student Have GPA of 3.0 or...
Preference will be given to incoming freshman. Applicant must be: U.S....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 per semester
Ended
$2,000 annually Charles E. Bishop, Sr., Memorial Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an academically outstanding undergraduate student...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 annually
Ended
Varies Charles E. Johnson Memorial Endowed Book Award
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled full-time at JSU as an undergraduate student Have...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Class of 1961 Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an academically outstanding undergraduate Must be...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 Class of 1963 "The Diamond Dazzles" Endowed Scholarship
Have at least a freshman or returning student status. Have significant financial need. Demonstrate strong academic promise Minimum GPA of 2.75
Have at least a freshman or returning student status. Have significant...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Class of 2006 Annual Scholarship Fund
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be full time student at Jackson State University. Must...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Clifton & Shirley Coleman Family Endowment
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an undergraduate student enrolled full-time at...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$0.00 Computer Science Endowed Scholarship
Please select the apply button to answer additional questions.
Please select the apply button to answer additional questions.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$0.00 Dan and Pokey Mose Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an undergraduate student enrolled full-time at the...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1,000 annually Daniel and Rosie Pridgen Annual Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate sophomore, junior, or...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Ended
$500.00 Darryl T. and Laverne Pilate Business Leadership Award
Incoming Freshmen Major in Business administration, management, finance or accounting Full-time student Demonstrate financial need Demonstrate a...
Incoming Freshmen Major in Business administration, management, finance...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$0.00 Dean's College of Science, Engineering & Technology Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for the scholarship(s), candidates must meet the following criteria: Be an academically outstanding graduate or undergraduate...
To be eligible for the scholarship(s), candidates must meet the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies Delta Pi 50th Reunion Scholarship
Applicant Must: Be a full-time student sophomore, junior or senior and member or eligible to be a member of the Delta Pi Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta...
Applicant Must: Be a full-time student sophomore, junior or senior and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended