Scholarships

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Endowed/Leadership Scholarships

The application for Endowed and Leadership Scholarships will be made available in January and is due March 1 of each year. Any funds awarded will be available for use during the following fall and spring semesters.

Endowed scholarships are made possible by individual donations. These scholarships are presented at Awards Day which is held in the spring of each year.  Applications are available the month of January and February of each year in the financial aid office on the Wesson Campus, the office of admissions on the Natchez Campus, and at the Simpson County Center.

Academic Scholarships

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 ($10,230 per academic year). Scholarships are based on ACT composite scores. 

  • 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; $350/semester
Honors 21-24 ACT score; $700/semester
Deans 25 & 26 ACT score; $1400/semester
Vice President's 27 & 28 ACT score; $1400/semester & $250/semester books/eResources
President's 29+ ACT score/National Merit/ Achievement Finalist; $1400/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
Leadership

Freshmen only; one-time award of $500 or $1000; Rewards outstanding leadership among students through their high school/community activities

Athletic Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP PHONE NO. CONTACT
Baseball 601.643.8412 Clay Smith
Basketball-Men 601.643.8366 Kenny Bizot
Basketball-Women 601.643.8318 Gwyn Young
Football 601.643.8347 Glenn Davis
Softball 601.643.8314 Meleah Howard
Tennis-Men 601.643.8658 Dana Hale
Tennis-Women 601.643.8658 Dana Hale
Golf 601.643.8379 Craig Hennington

Activity Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP PHONE NO. CONTACT
Art 601.643.8462 Janet Smith
Band 601.643.8353 Juanita Proffitt
Cheerleader 601.643.8491 Micah Allen
Choir/Sojourners 601.643.8434 Juanita Proffitt
Colette/Color Guard 601.643.8431 Juanita Proffitt
Student Government 601.643.8314 Allen Kent
Taylor/Pitts Presidential 601.643.8301 Dr. Jane Hulon
Wolf Tales 601.643.8493

Mary Warren

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.