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1. Interested in Mississippi State? Participate in MSU Cowbell Chats. It’s a great way for students/parents to chat with a representative one on one!

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Interested in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics)? Check out these scholarship opportunities!

Check out these scholarships for minority students interested in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)! There are several scholarships listed on the website, so make sure to scroll through the whole article. Deadlines vary so read carefully!

Minority Student STEAM Scholarships

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1. The Heisman High School Scholarship is designed for student-athletes who excel both academically and athletically. Click here for the application. The deadline ends October 20, 2020.

2. The Horatio Alger Association offers one of the largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country. The Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who've faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are primarily focused on recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, they seek students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need. The application period for high school seniors pursuing bachelor's degree programs ends October 25, 2020. 

3. Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2020, at 4 p.m. Central Time.

4. Applications are now being accepted for the Brooks Law Group Essay Scholarship Contest. Click here for specific details and essay topic. The deadline to apply is November 6, 2020

5. Glenn and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The Scholarship Program is named after Gen and Kelly Tanabe who are the award-winning authors of eleven books on admission and scholarships. Together the Tanabes were accepted to all of the Ivy League colleges and won more than $100,000 in merit-based scholarships to graduate from Harvard debt-free. They tour nationally speaking about college planning and have served as expert sources for USA TodayThe New York TimesCNN, and U.S. News & World Report.

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Winners are chosen by committee, which bases its decision primarily on the submitted personal statement. The first place award is a $1,000 scholarship. The award can be used for tuition, room and board, required fees, or any educational expense. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2020.

6. The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest for High School Students is officially open! We’re now accepting submissions from high school students for this year’s contest. By submitting an original essay describing a leader who demonstrated political courage as described by President Kennedy in his book, Profiles in Courage, students can win one of 15 scholarship awards for college — including a $10,000 first-place prize. If you’re new to our program you can learn more hereDeadline to submit application is January 15, 2021.

7. Warner is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Royal Cup. This is a chance for your students to win a 4-YEAR FULL TUITION Scholarship. To be eligible to attend they need only one of the following: 23 ACT or 1130 SAT OR a 3.50 GPA OR Top 15 % Graduation Class. If they don’t quite have those scores, they can apply and let us know why they should attend.  We are looking for students who stand out in a crowd, who exhibit academic excellence, and want to be a Royal. To register to compete for the scholarship, visit The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 21, 2021.