FALL 2014 & SPRING 2015

The Frank Howard, Sr. Scholarship Award was established in honor of Frank Howard, Sr. who served as an instructor in Math and Science Department for Coahoma Community College from 1966 – 1990. The scholarships will be award to five students for the Fall 2014 semester and five students for the Spring 2015 semester. The student must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled full-time at Coahoma Community College without a break or gap in enrollment with a cumulative overall GPA of least a 3.0 on 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrate outstanding scholastic ability and/or leadership with the determination to graduate from college and holding membership in a college organization
  • Remain enrolled six weeks or more to receive the award
  • Submit application with most recent transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation from former high school or college instructors
  • One-page letter written by the applicant explaining his/her educational goals

The total award per student is $500.


PLEASE NOTE: Although scholarship applications may be submitted at anytime during the term, priority is given to students who applications are received by the deadlines listed below:

For Graduating High School Seniors – May 2014

For Returning Coahoma Community College Students

Deadline: June 18, 2014 for Fall 2014

Deadline: June 18, 2014 for Fall 2014


November 23, 2014 for Spring 2015

Download application here and submit to:
Margaret Maddox Dixon
Scholarship Committee
3240 Friars Point Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614