This scholarship is for the spouses and children of full-time Mississippi law enforcement officers or firefighters who were fatally injured or totally disabled from injuries that occurred in the line of duty. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be current legal Mississippi residents and attend a Mississippi public college or university. Under the program, scholarship funds cover the cost of tuition, including required fees, and the average cost of campus housing at any state-supported college or university within the state of Mississippi for eight semesters or until the recipient is 23 years old, whichever occurs first. The online application will be available from January 1st through September 15th. See website for complete listing of eligibility requirements.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.
Must attend a college or university in Mississippi; law enforcement officer or firefighter must have been fatally injured or totally disabled in the line of duty..