Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
601-483-8241
1-800-MCC-THE-1

Foundation Scholarships

A. D. Burdette Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in mathematics.

A. C. Johnson/Civitan Club Scholarship
Given to an MCC student who is either a relative of a Civitan Club member or who is a special education or elementary education major. Designated for books.

Anderson Hospital Sophomore Nursing Scholarship
Given to deserving nursing students for their second year of study.

Ann Belvin White Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a nursing student who demonstrates a special interest in psychiatric nursing.

Casteel Memorial Scholarships
Awarded to students who are majoring in or interested in art or a related field. Students must be taking an art class.

William D. Mobley Memorial Scholarships
Awarded to second-year Dental Hygiene students.

Maude Smith Memorial Scholarship
Given to a sophomore student who has an exceptional record in freshman English courses. Financial need and career plans are also considered.

Key Brothers Scholarship
Awarded to a Meridian or Lauderdale County graduate with a 3.00 or higher GPA.

Susie Burton Short Memorial Scholarship
Awarded a student in the LPN Program with a “B” or better in all nursing classes; good clinical performance; leadership potential; and exemplary work ethic.

Ralph E. Young Memorial Scholarships
Awarded to sophomore business majors. Based on merit and need.

Barnett All America City Scholarships
Given to employees of the City of Meridian . Awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, this scholarship pays for one course per semester.

Laura O. Williams Memorial Scholarship
Given to a nursing student. Recipient is asked to perform 10 hours community service each semester. Preference is given to single mothers.

Mary Lee Roberts Scholarship
Given to an education major. Recipient is asked to perform 10 hours community service each semester. Preference is given to single mothers.

Austin and Alice James Scholarships
Given to university transfer students who are taking or have taken accounting. Student must have made an “A” in accounting and have a 3.5 GPA.

Stennis “Judge” Little Memorial Scholarships
Given to students who have completed at least 6 hours with a “B” average. Part-time students are eligible.

Mabel and S. Carl Merritt Scholarships
Given to outstanding students. Based on need.

Madeline Scott Callahan Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in a health program who has shown a quest for knowledge and a willingness to help others.

Jack Shank History Scholarship
Given to an education major who plans to specialize in history or social studies. Based on merit and need.

Rea, Shaw, Giffin & Stuart Scholarship
Given to an accounting or computer science major. Based on merit and need.

D. P. and Ruby Self Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need.

Reva Breckenridge Memorial Science Scholarship
Given to a student who plans to be a teacher, preferably in the sciences.

Winnie P. Crampton Nursing Scholarship
Given to a deserving nursing student.

MS Association of Supervisors Scholarships
Given to entering freshmen from a public or private high school in Lauderdale County.

Linda And Marty Davidson Scholarship
Given to outstanding student' Preference given to a student in the arts.

W. H. Entrekin Mathematics Scholarship
Awarded to a mathematics major with an exceptional academic record.

W. H. Entrekin Music Scholarship
Awarded to a student who is interested in music.

Sara & Sam Niemetz Scholarships
Awarded to math majors who have completed 6 hours of transferable math courses with a 3.5 average in those classes.

Crescent City Grill  Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student in the hotel and restaurant management program.
Eva Mae Gilbert Edwards Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving full-time student
Jack Malone Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a  student in the construction trades program or the horticulture program.
Robert Cochran Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a graduation sophomore who plans to attend Mississippi State University or Milsaps College; Has to have been a contender for the Ivy Scholarships; Academic performance is the principal criteria.

J.P. Gant Memorial Scholarship
Given to an MCC sophomore. Based on merit and need.

Otho R. Smith Memorial Business Scholarship
Awarded to a student who has completed at least 12 hours of business courses with an excellent GPA

L. O. Todd Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a sophomore who has demonstrated talent in academics, leadership and community service. Financial need and career plans are also considered.

Mary Young Minniece Memorial Scholarship
Given to a sophomore student. Based on merit and need.

Bill and Gay Whitworth Scholarship
Awarded to a sophomore student. Based on merit and need.

Joyce Morrison Memorial Scholarships
Given to nursing students.

Bo Russell/Meridian Exchange Club Scholarship
Given to an incoming freshman from Meridian or Lauderdale County . Based on need and high school record.

Miriam Roberson Memorial Nursing Scholarships
Given to outstanding nursing students for continuation of their studies in their second year.

Charles Armstrong Scholarships
Given to outstanding Meridian High seniors who will be attending MCC.

William & Dorothy Lerner Memorial Scholarship
Given to an MCC student who demonstrates financial need.

William & Dorothy Lerner Memorial Business Scholarship
Given to a deserving business or marketing student.

Elizabeth Riley Memorial Scholarships
Awarded to sophomore nursing students who are active in the community and who have shown an exceptional caring attitude in clinical settings.

Big & Ham Sanders Memorial Scholarships
Awarded to sophomore university transfer students. Based on merit and need.

Dorothy McCauley Bates Memorial Scholarships
Given to sophomore math or physical science majors.

C.B. "Dough" & Alice Rawlings Memorial Scholarships
Awarded to students who participate in sports as a manager, trainer, batgirl or cheerleader. Based on merit and need.

Mae Carroll Thornton Scholarship
Given to a student who is a mother and is studying in a health care program.

Cecil and Doris Seale Scholarship
Given to a deserving student who is in a two-year degree program.

MCC Alumni & Friends Scholarship
Awarded to a sophomore student based on merit/need.

Riley Volunteer Services Scholarships
Given to a sophomore in a health related field who is active in clubs and services and who has financial need.

Reuben S. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Given to a student who enjoys playing golf. Does not have to be on golf team.

Northwood Golf Association Scholarship
Given to a student who enjoys playing golf. Does not have to be on golf team.

Kiwanis Club Scholarships
Awarded to students who show promise in academics and citizenship. Designated for books.

Dr. Jeff Hollingsworth Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in their final year of the Associate Degree Nursing Program who has an outstanding academic record, who has financial need, and who has been active in student and community organizations.

Dr. William J. Anderson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in their final year of the Associate Degree Nursing Program who has an outstanding academic record, who has financial need, and who has been active in student and community organizations.

Catherine Hovious Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding Associate Degree Nursing student.

Rodney Walker Technology Scholarship
Given to an engineering or drafting major who has financial need.

Beverly Barham Memorial Scholarship
Given to a deserving student who demonstrates need. Prefer recipient be member of Dusty Social Service Club.

Sallie Mae Bell Memorial Scholarship
Given to a student who is a graduate of a Lauderdale County high school who is studying elementary education and has a financial need.

Dr. Dan Thornton Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Given to a deserving nursing student.

Mary Ann Bonney Riley Elementary Education Scholarship
Given to an elementary education major.

Harry and Vivian Boureau Scholarship
Given to a sophomore music major.

Emma Ruth Corban Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in social science.

Marshall and Miriam Deonier Memorial Scholarships
Awarded to students majoring in religious studies or horticulture.

Career Women of Meridian
Given to a sophomore majoring in banking, finance, accounting, or business administration.

John and Ann Johnson Scholarship
Awarded to a business or education major who is a graduate of a Lauderdale County school. Must have a C average.

Jacob Chester Frist Memorial Scholarship
Given to a nursing student with financial need.

Walter and Cora Thompson Johnson Scholarship
Given to a graduate of West Lauderdale High School who exhibits citizenship, academic excellence, and versatility.

Thomas Y. Minniece Memorial Scholarship
Given to a student from Latin America.

Gloria Nuckolls Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in a health education program who has financial need.

Dr. O. D. Polk, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
Awards an African-American or international student in the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Preference is given to single mothers.

 

 

Dixie Highway School Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student; preference given to a descendant of a Dixie Highway School graduate. Designated for books.

Brett Walden Memorial Art Scholarship
Awarded to a freshman who plans to major in an art field.

Emily Louise McDonald Memorial Scholarships
Given to outstanding first-year nursing students for continuing study during their second year.

Ralph Wilkerson Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student who has completed at least two social science courses during their freshman year with an excellent GPA. Financial need and career plans are also considered.

Structural Steel Services Scholarships
Given to deserving MCC students whose parents or spouses work at Structural Steel Services.

Glen Deweese Math Scholarship
Given to a sophomore student over 25 years of age who is interested in math or a related field.

Nicholas Gianakos Memorial Scholarships
Awarded to MCC students in the university transfer program.

Ruth Van Dyke Nelson Memorial Scholarships
Awarded to students who plan to transfer to a university. Based on merit and need.

C. B. Bailey Memorial Scholarships
Given to outstanding students. Based on merit and need

Wilma G. Freeman Memorial Scholarship
Given to an education major. Recipient is asked to perform 10 hours community service each semester. Preference is given to single mothers.

George and Etta Mac Bounds Memorial Scholarships
Given to students with a good academic record and financial need.

Chuck Nicholson Community Bank Veteran Scholarship
Awarded to a veteran who has served in a combat area.

Royalty Education Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding graduating sophomore who plans to continue their education in a field dedicated to work with young people.

Marilyn Hampton Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student.

Clare Reynolds Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student entering their third semester of the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

L.J. Davis Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate of Enterprise High School entering the University Transfer Program or and Occupational Education Program at MCC. Criteria include potential for leadership, academic, excellence, and high moral standards.

Richard F. Riley, M.D., Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student entering their third semester of the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Preference is given to a male student.

Evans Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Awarded to the chapter president of Phi Theta Kappa.

Karen Hamilton Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student entering their third semester of the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Preference is given to a male student.

Laurie M. Autry memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program.

Gerry Price Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student in the Medical Laboratory Technology Program.

Lucile Reisman Rosenbaum Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a graduating MCC student who is transferring to a senior university. Scholastic performance, exceptional leadership, and financial need are the criteria. The funds are to be paid directly to the institution of the recipient’s choice.

Katherine Stanford Foster Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student who is a member of Central Baptist Church , 2nd preference to a choral student. This is designated for books.

Clifton M. “Buddy” Davis Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a Clarke County (MS) student who plays golf, if one is not available it may go to a Lauderdale County student.

Norma R Webb Scholarship
Awarded to a non-traditional single parent female student.

Thomas and Norma Bourdeaux Scholarship
Awarded to a student with a ‘B’ average who is studying pre-law, history, or political science. If one is not available this can be awarded to an art student.

State Farm Companies Scholarship
Awarded to a non-traditional student based on financial need and merit.

Riley Hospital Scholarships
Awarded to top students in the nursing and radiologic technology programs.

George J. Blackwell Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student.

Margaret and Bill Smylie Scholarship
Awarded to a single parent with definite need in the nursing program.

Charles and Jean Winright Scholarship
Awarded to a top recent local graduate.

Irene Bradley Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a minority student in a health field.

Dr. George Howell Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the nursing program with an excellent academic record.

Lee Anne Smith Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student in the University Transfer Program.

Dr. Lemann H. and Wilma S. Bounds Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the health field.

Bill Herndon/Downtown Optimist Club Scholarship
Awarded to a Lauderdale County student who graduates from the Youth Challenge Program.

S. A Rosenbaum Scholarships
Awarded to students in the Construction Trades program.

Dr. Jeff Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in their final year of the Associate Degree Nursing Program who has an outstanding academic record, who has financial need, and who has been active in student and community organizations.

Newton Community Healthcare Scholarships
Awarded to students in either Laboratory Technology, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care Practitioner, or Physical Therapist Assistant Programs; Newton County resident; preference given to students who indicate a willingness to work in Newton County after graduation.

Kathleen Newby McDaniel Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student.

Eddie Holladay Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student based on merit or need.

Garnett and James Cox Wilbourn Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student based on merit and need.

William J. Gunn Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in their final year of the Associate Degree Nursing Program who has an outstanding academic record, who has financial need, and who has been active in student and community organizations.

Dr. William Anderson, III Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in their final year of the Associate Degree Nursing Program who has an outstanding academic record, who has financial need, and who has been active in student and community organizations.

Mattie D. Hart-Emma Donald Music Scholarship
Awarded to a music major to be used for music supplies.

Linda and Billy Howard Computer Technology Scholarship
Awarded to a student studying computer technology.

Jacob Toney Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a Clarke County resident in a health program.

Upward Bound Scholarships
Recipients selected through Boys and Girls Club.

Hotel Restaurant Supply/Jerry Greene Scholarship
Awarded to a local student majoring in Hotel/Restaurant Management Technology

Marguerite Jenkins English Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in English education.

Ed Lewis Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student.

WTOK Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student in Broadcast Communication Program.

Bonita Lakes Mall Scholarship
Awarded to a recent local graduate of Lauderdale County majoring in business or marketing.

Margaret Reed Dulaney Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student.

Joe Carson Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a sophomore student based on merit and need.

Eli Pacetti Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an instrumental music student.

Maude Reid History Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in history education.

H. M. Ivy Scholarships
Awarded to three outstanding May graduates of MCC.

Norma Rawlings Webb Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student; preference given to a single parent.

Dan Self/Robbie Jones Pre-Law Scholarship
Given to a student who plans to pursue a career in law.

Tommy Webb Memorial Business Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding business student.

Radio People Scholarship
Given to an outstanding student in the Broadcast Communication Technology Program.

Mitchell Companies Scholarship
Awarded to a sophomore in the Graphics Communication Program.