Scholarships received by students may cause financial aid packages to be adjusted. Students must provide the Financial Aid Office with all information relating to scholarships they may receive. This information should include the terms and conditions of the award, the amount of the scholarship(s) and the semester(s) for which the scholarship(s) will be paid. View Scholarship information below:
College Scholarship Database: www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/
Financial Aid Office (FAO)
Private Scholarships information at: http://www.jsums.edu/financialaid/private-scholarships/ and view on Bulletin Boards located in the Financial Aid Office (FAO) on the 1st Floor of B. F. Roberts Hall.
Obtain scholarship information from our Community College Relations Office, Ms. Tai Shelby at: http://www.jsums.edu/transfer/transfer-student-scholarships/ or (601) 979-0924.
Inquiries concerning Athletic Scholarships should be directed to the appropriate Intercollegiate Athletic Coaches.
Inquiries concerning Music and/or Band scholarships should be directed to the Music Director.
Students' Academic department may have scholarship information related to field of study.
Scholarships are awarded to students based on academic merit or financial need; or other specified criteria. Applicants will utilize one application for all Development Scholarships.
Apply for scholarships at: https://jsums.academicworks.com/users/sign_in .
Parents' employers may have scholarships available for dependents of employees.
Employee (JSU) – Remission of Fees for JSU employees and their dependents – view requirements at: www.jsums.edu/hr/employee-benefits/.
Churches, Civic and Public Service Organizations
Churches and various civic organizations (e.g. MASONS, ROTARY, LIONS CLUB, Sororities, Fraternities, etc) may offer scholarships. (Note: these groups may require family affiliation with the organization.)
Many private scholarship search services provide sources of financial assistance for a fee. We do not evaluate those services. If you decide to use a search service, check its reputation by contacting the Better Business Bureau or your state attorney general's office. You can search for scholarships for FREE at www.FederalStudentAid.ed.gov. Click here for more information regarding scholarship scams and identity theft.
College financing resources may be found in the Libraries' reference sections.
High School Guidance Counselor
High school guidance counselors are an excellent source of information regarding scholarships.
Bookstores often have large sections of materials dedicated to financing a college education which may contain valuable scholarship information.
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
4 Black Youth
Scholarships for Minorities