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
$1,000 annually Lockheed Martin Corporation - Annual Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Undergraduate student enrolled full-time Major in Computer...
To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 annually Lonnie M. Wraggs Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an education major. Must have a 3.00 GPA or better and...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 per semester Lottie W. Thornton Elementary Education Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a sophomore or junior Elementary Education major Must...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
Up to $500 per semester Luther and Ruth Williams Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a graduating high school senior with a 2.75 cumulative grade...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Up to $500 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Madison County JSUNAA Alumni Chapter
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 Malcolm Jackson Annual Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student. Must be majoring...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 per semester Marcus Kelly Reed Annual 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: $500 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Mart Lamar Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Civil...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$650 per student (3 student annually) Mary Etta Myles-Sutton & Thomas G. Sutton Book Award
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an incoming freshmen student majoring in education and enrolled...
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $650 per student (3 student annually)
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Matilda Barney, Evelyn Barney Harris and Janie Bell Barney Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a sophomore, junior or junior undergraduate student Be a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Mattie A. Silas Memorial Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time student (12 hours or more) Be a education...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$0.00 McKenzie and Mary Crump Scholarship
To be eligible for the scholarship(s), candidates must meet the following criteria: Candidates must be from Hinds County Candidates must have at...
To be eligible for the scholarship(s), candidates must meet the...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Melita W. Woodard Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Gamma Rho Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a full-time student Maintain a GPA of 3.0 Demonstrate...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 per semester Meteorology Annual Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time undergraduate majoring in meteorology Have a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Michael A. Robinson & Brenda Harvey-Robinson Book Award
To be eligible of the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled full-time at...
To be eligible of the scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Mildred B. Kelley Annual Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an academically outstanding graduate/undergraduate student...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Milton and Rose Austin Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: A full-time student with 12 or more credits if continuing...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 annually Milton Lewis Harper CPA Scholarship for Achievement towards Certified Public Accountancy
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time junior accounting major Must be a member of the...
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Minnie B. Finley Endowed Book Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be enrolled as a full-time freshman student at Jackson...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Miss JSU Endowed 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: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$1,000 annually Mississippi Manufacturers Association Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a resident of the state of Mississippi Must be...
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 Mississippi Manufacturers Association Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a resident of the state of Mississippi Must be...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: 1,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$250 per semester Mose and Mable Austin Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Mose and Mable Austin Scholarship will give first preference to...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $250 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Neel-Schaffer Engineering Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: • Be a full-time student (minimum of 12 hours). • Be a sophomore,...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies New Horizon Church International 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 per semester Newcomen Society Endowed Scholarship in Entrepreneurship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior Be an...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
$1500 per semester Nissan Cooperative Education Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an undergraduates classified as a sophomore or higher Have...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1500 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
$2000 annually Northrop Grumman Computer Science Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a junior or senior majoring in Computer Science Have a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $2000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Our C.H.E.E.R Marian Covington Annual Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an academically outstanding 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
$0.00 Pasqual Slaughter Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a junior or senior enrolled full-time at JSU. Must...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/31/2018
$4,000 annually Paul T. B. Hemphill Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an academically outstanding student enrolled full-time at...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $4,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$1000 per semester Percy E. Gibson, Jr. Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: The Percy E. Gibson, Jr. scholarship preference will be to an...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1000 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Presidents Scott County Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time undergraduate from Scott County Have a minimum...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Rascoe-Searcy-Dixon Family Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time undergraduate student Have a minimum 2.50...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$1,000 annually Reverend Luther E. McEwen Memorial Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an academically outstanding student enrolled full-time in...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 annually Richard First Memorial Fund
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a doctoral student in the School of Social Work Must...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 annually Robbie Haynes Memorial Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Must complete a 500 word...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Robert Branson Trust
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: First preference to full-time undergraduate students from...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Robert L. & Magnoria Meekins Smothers 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
$1,000 annually Rosa C. Robinson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a freshman, sophomore, or junior full-time...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$250 - $1000 per semester Rose Harper Austin Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a graduate of Nettleton High School in Nettleton, MS Be a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $250 - $1000 per semester
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Sadie E. Magee Scholarship
Applicant Must: Be a full-time undergraduate physical education major Be a female athlete who is not eligible to receive financial aid Have a 2.70...
Applicant Must: Be a full-time undergraduate physical education major Be...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$2,000 annually; $250 books Sarah R. Norville New York Alumni Chapter Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time student from the New York Metropolitan...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000 annually; $250 books
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Sherman E. Jackson, Jr.
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be an academically outstanding undergraduate student enrolled...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
up to $1,000 Shirley and Joyce Harris Athletic and Academic Scholarship
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be an undergraduate student at JSU Must have a minimum 2.7...
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: up to $1,000
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Sir Speedy Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be a full-time student Must be a Business major Must...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018
$2,000 annually Soo and Kay Roh Chemistry Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a chemistry major Resident of Jackson, MS Have a minimum...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$500 annually Southern Heritage Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student Demonstrate...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $500 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
$2500 annually Swalm Foundation Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time undergraduates majoring in Engineering Have a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $2500 annually
Deadline07/31/2018
Varies Tellis B. Ellis, Jr. Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a sophomore or junior full-time student Have a cumulative...
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/31/2018