Endowed and Presidential scholarships from the Co-Lin Foundation are made possible by individual donations. The application period opens in January and is due by March 1 each year.
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As of January 2022, the scholarship application process is entirely online. You must register for an AwardSpring account, and you may log in to your account at any time to check the status of your application. You will be notified via email and your AwardSpring dashboard of any scholarships you are awarded and/or next steps to take. Any scholarship funds awarded will be available for use during the following fall and spring semesters. If you have questions about the online scholarship application process, contact the Co-Lin Foundation at (601) 643-8313 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For academic scholarships, students must maintain at least 15 hours and a 3.0 term GPA. Scholarships may be stacked; however, students will not receive any combination of financial aid valued over the cost of attendance for Co-Lin as determined for Federal student aid ($12,230 per academic year). Scholarships are based on ACT composite scores. Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, we are NOW accepting ACT Superscores. Incoming freshmen must self-identify by sending a copy of their ACT Superscore to Enrollment Services.
- Must be a Mississippi resident and Mississippi high school graduate
- Not available for transfer students
- Available up to four (4) semesters (Fall and Spring semester awards only)
- Awarded first semester after high school graduation
|Achievement||19 & 20 ACT score; $375/semester|
|Honors||21-24 ACT score; $750/semester|
|Deans||25 & 26 ACT score; $1500/semester|
|Vice President's||27 & 28 ACT score; $1500/semester & $250/semester books/eResources|
|President's||29+ ACT score/National Merit/ Achievement Finalist; $1500/semester, room, meals, & $250/semester books/eResources|
|Valedictorian/Salutatorian||$1,000/year award for first two years ($500/semester); must have ACT score of at least 21; must provide letter from high school counselor to Financial Aid office|
Awards of $500 or $1,000 for first 2 years (fall and spring only); Rewards outstanding leadership among students through their high school/community activities
|Tennis-Men & Women||601.643.8658||Dana Hale|
|Color Guard||601.643.8431||Juanita Proffitt|
|Student Government||601.643.8314||Allen Kent|
|Taylor/Pitts Presidential||601.643.8301||Dr. Jane Hulon Sims|
Other Scholarship Resources
Financial Aid Research Through the WEB (FastWEB) is the largest free scholarship search on the Internet. FastWEB's database is composed of over 400,000 scholarships. You can access FastWEB at fastweb.com. FastWEB will lead you through a series of questions about yourself, ranging from heritage to career objectives to student activities.