Colleges / Careers / Scholarships / Financial Aid


FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Jackie Robinson Foundation - Open to minority students, leadership, comm service, ACT 21 or above.
DAR Scholarships - February 15 deadline 
Margaret Gardner Memorial Scholarship - Show potential, highly motivated, good grades and below a 30 on the ACT. Deadline is 2/21. Application in Mrs. Dillard's office.
Jim Spruill Memorial Scholarship - For seniors pursuing a career in emergency healthcare, must write an essay and have 3 recommendation letters. Deadline is 3/31. Application in Mrs. Dillard's office.
Express Employment Professionals Scholarship - Must attend ICC, 2.75 GPA and major in Automotive Service Technology, Collision Repair, Engineering, Welding or Construction Technology, Essay. Deadline 3/31.
North MS Health Services Health Career Scholarship - Application, 500 word personal statement, 2 references, transcript and photo.  Deadline 3/27.  Application in Mrs. Dillard's outer office.
Tri State Educational Foundation Scholarship - Application, Transcript, 3 rec letters, Essay, Fafsa completed and a photo.  Deadline 4/15.  Application in Mrs. Dillard's outer office.
BNA "Money for Books" Award - Follow the guidelines and an SHS senior will receive $500. Application in Mrs. Dillard's outer office.
Community Event Foundation Scholarships - Application due 4/1, Brief 250-500 word essay on "The Importance of Community Service"
Horatio Alger National CTE Scholarship for those who plan to pursue a career and technical education degree (vocational programs). Apply at: by April 15.
Tupelo Luncheon Civitan Scholarship - 2.5 gpa, Community Service, Financial Need, Letters of Recommendation.  Application in Mrs. Dillard's outer office.  Due to them by 3/27.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (Jessie Nave-Carpenter) Scholarship - Requires 2.75 GPA, Three Recommendation letters and an essay.  Application in Mrs. Dillard's outer office.  Deadline is April 3.


Scholarships for Minorities:

A guidebook to assist minorities with scholarship/college information can be found here:

Another guide at College Affordability for Minority Students provides easy access to scholarship resources with helpful information on how to apply. 

- Scholarship Guide for Asian-American Students:

- Scholarship Guide for Black Students:

- Scholarship Guide for Hispanic Students: