Fall Academic Scholarships
(Incoming First-time Freshmen ONLY)
Apply from March 1st – Last Day of Fall Registration
Spring Academic Scholarships
(Incoming First-time Freshmen ONLY)
Apply from the December 1st – April 4th
Academic (Full) OR (Partial): INCOMING FRESHMEN ONLY
Community Scholarships are available based on annual contributions.
COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS – Apply from January 20 - March 13
PLEASE read criteria for each scholarship carefully BEFORE APPLYING!
The BENNIE S. GOODEN, SR. SCHOLARSHIP is an award of $500.00 given to a freshman during the second semester, who has demonstrated financial need, academic excellence, strong leadership ability, community involvement, good moral character and preferably one who resides in an affordable housing development. Applicant must: (1) be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee; (2) have maintained a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5; (3) hold membership in a community/college organization; and (4) have an official recommendation from either a counselor or a pastor who has some knowledge of the student's moral character. Apply from January 20 - March 13
The BLAKE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to INCOMING FRESHMEN ONLY and the requirements are as follows:
1. Community Focused individual
2. Financial need based
3. Academic abilities (being an “A student” is not required)
4. Humble personality
5. Generous personality
6. Leadership demonstration
The applicant will be required to participate in an interview with Coahoma Community College’s Scholarship Committee.
The DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC MISSISSIPPI TAG SCHOLARSHIP applicant must meet the following criteria:
a) Provide proof of 30 hours of community service *IMPORTANT*. Attach the document with name of organization, contact person, telephone number and number of hours of service completed for each organization.
b) Incoming Freshman for Fall 2015
c.) High school GPA of 2.75 or above
d) Must be a full-time student at Coahoma (15 or more hours)
e) Submit two (2) letters of recommendation
f) If selected as the recipient, you must acknowledge by submitting a letter to DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC, POST OFFICE BOX 566, OXFORD, MISSISSIPPI 38655
Apply from January 20 - March 13
The DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. FANNIE LOU HAMER SCHOLARSHIP is as follows: The award goes to a sophomore who exhibits scholastic achievement, good moral character, and versatility. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation. Apply from January 20 - March 13
The DR. NATE LOWE - O’Bannon High School Grad SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a first-time full-time entering freshman who will attend Coahoma Community College from Fall 2015 – Spring 2017. The applicant must (1) complete a two-page, typed, double-spaced essay stating his or her strategic goal, objective, and purpose in pursuing their education and how this will translate into benefiting their community or society. (2) Students must have a minimum of a 3.0 high school grade point average. (3) Student must sign release consent for their award to be published. (4) All essay materials must be reviewed by a faculty panel prior to final submission. The recipient must present their essay during Coahoma Community College's Founders Week. Apply from January 20 - March 13
THE EDIE FURNISS LPN SCHOLARSHIP is an annual $500.00 cash award given to a graduate Licensed Practical Nurse who is over 25 years of age and who has overcome many obstacles to receive her/his degree. The Edie Furniss LPN Scholarship was established in 1993 by State Senator Delma Furniss in honor of his wife who received her LPN degree at age 31 and her RN degree at age 34. Apply from January 20 - March 13
FALL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS (Incoming First-time Full-time Freshmen ONLY)The criteria for both scholarships for incoming freshmen are as follows: Full-Tuition Requirements (1) ACT Score 20-22 (2) High School GPA of 3.0. (3) Must maintain each semester a grade point average of 3.0 during their entire attendance at Coahoma Community College.
Partial Tuition Requirements (1) ACT Score 17-19 (2) High School GPA of 3.0. (3) Must maintain each semester a grade point average of 3.0 during their entire attendance at Coahoma Community College. Apply from January 20 - March 13.
The FALL 2014 SPACE GRANT SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP Program is open to U. S. citizens and students who are or will be enrolled as full-time STEM students at Coahoma Community College. Successful scholarship recipients are expected to have a grade point average of a 3.0 or greater. Awardees must provide a photo and biographical information upon selection, must be willing to serve as a teacher assistant, must inform the MSSGC of changes of addresses and respond to academic and employment follow-up surveys for MSSGC scholarship awardees. An Application Form must be completed, signed by the student and endorsed by a science, math or computer science faculty advisor. With the form, applicants must type a 250-word essay on how this scholarship would impact their education; include a Statement of Academic Goals, Plan of Study, Official Transcript and Letter of Recommendation. A committee formed by the college’s Space Grant campus coordinator will review applications. Deadline to submit application is September 28, 2015.Apply from January 20 - March 13.
To recruit students, especially those population including 43%underrepresented minorities and 40% female students
Encourage underrepresented minorities and female students that are STEM majors to complete their Associate’s degree and to advance to a bachelor’s or higher degree.
To increase the number of community college students engaged in NASA STEM education
The GREG MALATESTA BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP is designed to provide financial assistance to those students enrolled in a Business Associate degree program offered in the Academic Division of studies. These funds are stipulated for students with no other means of financial assistance.
Students may qualify for up to $1,000 per academic semester for one academic year.
These funds are designed to assist the student specifically during the summer semester, which will be applied for the following fall term. The qualifying student should maintain a 3.0 GPA in all core subjects; students with a 2.5 GPA may be recommended. Students are ineligible for funds from this scholarship until the spring semester of the first year, and only then for documented need. Apply from January 20 - March 13
The JOSEPHINE BOGUES SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student that resides in the institution's five-county service area; must use the award toward institutional fees; must be a full-time student at the college; must possess a GPA of 2.5 or higher; must be eligible for additional financial assistance; must have good work ethics. The scholarship will be in sum of $500. Submit two (2) of letters recommendations. Apply from January 20 - March 13
The MISS FOUNDATION FOR EDUCATION & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to four freshman students who will return for the Fall semester. The student must be in good academic standing without a break or gap in attendance, have a GPA of 3.0 or above and plan to pursue a career in education and/or economic development. An interview may be requested. The amount of $500 will be awarded during the fall semester. The student must remain enrolled in school six weeks or more to receive this award. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation. Total award is $500.00 per student. Apply from January 20 - March 13
The WILLIAM O. LUCKETT PRE-LAW SCHOLARSHIP is designed to provide financial assistance to those students enrolled in a Pre-Law Associate degree program offered in the Academic Division of studies. These funds are stipulated for students with no other means of financial assistance. Students may qualify for up to $1,000 per academic semester for one academic year.
These funds are designed to assist the student specifically during the summer semester which will be applied for the following fall term. The qualifying student should maintain a 3.0 GPA in all core subjects; students with a 2.5 GPA may be recommended. Apply from January 20 - March 13
The HENRY "Win" WINGROND MEMORIAL SUPERVISOR is designed to provide financial assistance to a 2015 CCC graduate who meets the following criteria:
1. Outstanding academic achievement at Coahoma Community College. The grade point average should be at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
2. Evidence of strong leadership at Coahoma Community College and/or in the community
3. Commitment to earn a college degree from a four-year accredited institution in two additional years.
4. Provide proof of full-time enrollment at the status at the univeristy.
5. Authorize the four-year universities to send course, grades and academic standing to Community Foundation at the end of each semester to show progress. Note: Funds will be disbursed after the Community Foundation receives the progress from the university. Apply from January 20 - March 13
Note: Funds will be disbursed after the Community Foundation receives the progress from the university.
Applicants must meet the set criteria of scholarship and follow Coahoma Community College’s Scholarship Guidelines as published in the in the Catalog.
Each scholarship will have a criteria defined by the institution or by the person(s) or organizations funding the scholarship.
PROCESS FOR ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS:
PROCESS FOR COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS:
NOTE: You may apply for only ONE Academic Scholarship. Please read the criteria carefully BEFORE applying for scholarships.
NOTE: REMEMBER: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE DURING THE SCHOLARSHIP PERIODS LISTED ABOVE.