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
$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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 - $1,000 a semester
Deadline07/31/2018
$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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$1,000 annually Addie Travis Brookins Council Scholarship
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: Graduated from Lanier High School. Majoring in Biology, Computer...
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 per summer Al Hamilton Book Scholarship
To be eligible for the book award, applicants must meet the following criteria: Enrolled in the Jackson State University Summer Development...
To be eligible for the book award, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 per summer
Deadline07/31/2018
$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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $200 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$1,500 annually Anslen Jerome Martin Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a male junior or senior business major First preference will be...
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1,500 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Atmos Energy- Mississippi Division Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a Mississippi resident Be a full-time student (enrolled in...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 to $1000 per semester Barnes Family Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Applicant must be a junior or hold an AA degree from Community...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 to $1000 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $200 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 per semester Beta Delta Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for the book award, applicants must meet the following criteria: U. S. citizen Full-time student classified as a...
To be eligible for the book award, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$250 per semester Bolton C. Price Science Endowed Book Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be majoring in science Incoming Freshman must have a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $250 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: 3,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies C. G. Johnson Endowed Scholarship in Mathematics
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a junior or senior Must be a math major Must have a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 per semester Charles F. Moore Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an incoming freshman with 2 letters of recommendation from...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Class of 1960 Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be enrolled full-time at least as a sophomore Must be...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
Up to $400 Class of 1962 Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a full-time student Have successfully completed at...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Up to $400
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Class of 1966 Education Endowed Scholarship.
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a full-time undergraduate student at JSU, or a senior...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Creekmore Family Council Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an entering freshman; Male student preferred Be a U.S....
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/31/2018
$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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Delta Pi Chapter (Fall 1997), Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, INC. Alumnae Book Award
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time student sophomore, junior or senior and member...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$1,000 annually Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. State Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be enrolled full-time at Jackson State University Must...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$1,000 annually Dessie Newton Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an incoming freshmen Elementary Education major Have a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Detroit Alumni Chapter Endowed 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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 annually Dewitt Sullivan CPA Scholarship for Achievement towards Certified Public Accountancy
Applicant Must: Be a full-time junior or senior Be an Accounting major Be a member of the student chapter of the National Association of Black...
Applicant Must: Be a full-time junior or senior Be an Accounting...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Dr. and Mrs. Alfred Martin, Jr. Endowed 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: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$400 a semester Dr. Dennis Holloway, Jr. Memorial Book Award
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time undergraduates and Mississippi resident Be a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $400 a semester
Deadline07/31/2018
varies Dr. Dorothy Lee Hawkins Brooks Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 annually Dr. Earnestine Holloway Award of Excellence
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled in the Educational Administration and Supervision...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 annually, $500 for travel budget Dr. Emanuel J. Abston Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time junior history major pursuing teacher...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 annually, $500 for travel budget
Deadline07/31/2018
$1000 annually Dr. John A. Peoples, Jr. Distinguished Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a second-semester sophomore Mathematics or Science majors...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Dr. Lewis Liddell Sr. Endowed Band Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student Must...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018