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TYPE OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND APPLICATION PERIODS:

COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Community Scholarships are available based on annual contributions.

The FRANK HOWARD, SR. SCHOLARSHIP was established in honor of Frank Howard, Se. who served as an instructor in the Math and Science Department for Coahoma community from 1966 - 1990 Five students will be awarded in the Fall and five students will be awarded in the Spring semester. The student must be enrolled full-time (15 hours) without a break or gap in enrollment with a cumulative overall GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The student must also demonstrate outstanding scholastic ability and/or leadership with the determination to graduate from college e and holding membership in a college organization. The student must submit the scholarship application with most recent transcript attached, letters of recommendation from two former college instructors, and a one-page letter written by the applicant explaining his or her educational goals. Total award is $500 per student.  Students will be awarded only once per upon selection.

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The DR. SHAKEBRA L. YOUNG HIGHER HEIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP has been established to assist single mothers pursuing a degree in Social Work. For the 2017-2018 academic year, the scholarship will offer two (2) $500.00 awards.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Student must be a single mother.
  • Student must be a sophomore at Coahoma Community College.
  • Student must be pursuing an Associate’s Degree in Social Work.
  • Student must plan to attend a 4-year institution.
  • Student must have a 3.0 GPA or above.
  • Student must be a Mississippi Delta resident.

 

Application Requirements:

  • Student must complete scholarship application.
  • Student must submit a 500-word essay detailing your goals, motivation for choosing social work as a major, and how you will use your education to give back to the community.
  • Student must submit two (2) letters of recommendation from an instructor and a community leader. Click here to apply.

The  TOLERNISA SMITH-BUTLER (Broad Street High School) Grad SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to two (2) first-time full-time entering freshmen who will attend Coahoma Community College. The requirements to receive the scholarship are (1) the students must be incoming freshmen only; (2) Students must major in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education; (3) Student must have a minimum of  2.75 GPA or above. The award amount is $500.  Click here to apply.


The  NORRAN SNERLING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is a scholarship in memory of Norran Snerling, the infant son of Norman and Donnis Snerling, formerly of Clarksdale. The criteria is that of the general scholarship requirements as set by Coahoma Community College.   Click here to apply.  

COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline to Apply:
Fall -  September 1
Spring - Week before Spring Break



Note: Funds will be disbursed after the Community Foundation receives the progress from the university.

 


 

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES:
Applicants must meet the set criteria of scholarship and follow Coahoma Community College’s Scholarship Guidelines as published in the in the Catalog.

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA:
Each scholarship will have a criteria defined by the institution or by the person(s) or organizations funding the scholarship.

 


 STEPS TO APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

 PROCESS FOR COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS:

  1. Complete the application online by deadline. Submit all required information including two letters of recommendation.
  2. The applicant’s information will be downloaded and submitted to the Office of Admission for verification of grade point average (GPA) and ACT scores, therefore, when you submit, this info should be on file.
  3. The applicant’s information will be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid for verification of completed FAFSA
  4. The Scholarship Committee will review the applicant’s information.
  5. The Scholarship Committee will select a recipient.
  6. Upon selection, the recipient will receive an email offering him/her the scholarship.

NOTE: Please read the criteria carefully BEFORE applying for scholarships.

NOTE: REMEMBER: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE DURING THE SCHOLARSHIP PERIODS LISTED ABOVE.