Prentiss County

Alumni Association Scholarship (General Application & ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIRED)
A one semester $250.00 scholarship awarded to one student from the following counties: Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union and Lee. The recipient must be a high school senior entering Northeast Mississippi Community College in the fall semester as an entering freshman. Awards are based on academic achievement, leadership ability, outstanding character, personal qualities, and financial need.  Priority is given to students who may not be able to meet federal guidelines for other financial aid programs, but have documented financial needs.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)  If you qualify,  please click for an additional application either on a PDF or a Word Document.

Baptist Memorial Hospital Endowed Scholarship (General Application Only)
A semester scholarship awarded to a student enrolled in the Registered Nursing Program. The student must be from one of the five county areas.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Baptist Memorial Hospital Volunteer Scholarship (Applications are secured through the Booneville hospital.) Scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement and financial need. (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Billy Q. Morgan Honorary Scholarship (General Application Only)
A two-semester scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in the Diesel Mechanics program.  Award is based on academic achievement and financial need.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Bob Coggins Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
A two-semester scholarship awarded first to a Freshman Student from the Baldwyn area, and if no Baldwyn student,  then from five county area.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Booneville Lions Club Optometry Scholarship (General Application Only)
A two semester scholarship awarded to a full time sophomore student, maintaining a 3.25 GPA, and majoring in Optometry (must be enrolled in degree program with transferrable courses).  First preference will be a Prentiss County student, second preference to a student within the five county area, and third preference to a student within the state of Mississippi.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Booneville Masonic Lodge Scholarship (General Application & ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIRED)
Applicant must be a relative of Master Mason in good standing of Booneville Lodge No. 305. ACT and Grade Average is required. Amount of Scholarship shall be $250.00 each for Spring and Fall Semesters and used for tuition only. Scholarship will be given annually subject to availability of funds.  (An additional application must be submitted and can be acquired through the Foundation Office.)  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)  If you qualify,  please click for an additional application either on a PDF or a Word Document.

Bric Turner Memorial Scholarship (General Application & Essay Required)  Family and friends of Bric Turner have established a scholarship to Northeast Mississippi Community College in his memory.  A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who graduates from an accredited high school within the five counties that the College serves.  The recipient will be selected by a scholarship committee, operating under the guidelines of the NEMCC Development Foundation.  In order to be considered as a candidate for the Bric Turner Memorial Scholarship, a student must

  • attend NEMCC for the first semester following graduation from high school or currently attending NEMCC,
  • major in a healthcare profession (special consideration will be given to any candidate who exhibits dedication to oncology research and treatment),
  • complete the General Scholarship Application, and
  • submit an original 500-1000 word essay on “Why I have Chosen To Pursue a Healthcare Profession.”
  • Email application packet to Tiffany Johnson at tsjohnson@nemcc.edu 

 

B.T. & Ida Knight Moore Scholarship (General Application & ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIRED)
This scholarship, which will be split over two semesters, will be awarded to an incoming freshman beginning in the fall semester. The following conditions are subject to this scholarship; must maintain a 2.50 GPA, must be a resident of the surrounding five county area that Northeast serves, and is also based on academic achievement and financial need.  Applicants must have applied and been accepted for admission to Northeast Mississippi Community College before submitting a scholarship application.  An additional application must be submitted and can be acquired through the Foundation Office.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation) If you qualify,  please click for an additional application either on a PDF or a Word Document.

Cecelia Tollison Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
A one-semester scholarship is awarded to a student based on academic achievement and financial need.   (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Dodge Store Scholarship (General Application Only)
Two one-semester scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement and financial need.   (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Dodridge-Ajax Scholarship (General Application Only)
A one-semester tuition scholarship is awarded annually based on academic achievement and financial need.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Eddie Burns Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
A one-semester scholarship will be awarded in the Fall semester to a Graduating Senior from Prentiss County.  Must be full time student and maintain a GPA of 3.0 and above.  Would prefer students who are not receiving full aid. (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Emma McDonald Street Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only) 
A one-semester scholarship awarded to students who are interested in majoring in mathematics or a related field. Award is based on academic achievement and financial need.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Heartland Siding Scholarship (General Application & ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIRED)
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman that has applied and been accepted for admission to Northeast Mississippi Community College.  The scholarship may be applied to tuition first, if applicable, and then to books, lodging, and other related expenses.  The recipient is selected on the basis of (1) relation to a Heartland Siding employee, (2) area of residence, (3) high school GPA, and (4) essay submission on “Please tell about your Most Rewarding Experience”.  Students with prior full paid assistance will not be eligible. (Administered by the NE Development Foundation) If you qualify,  please click for an additional application either on a PDF or a Word Document.

Jack Gandy Memorial Scholarship Fund (General Application Only)
A Fall one-semester scholarship will be awarded to a resident of the five county area Northeast serves based on academic achievement and financial need.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

James L. Triplett Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
A one-semester $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student.  Students applying for this scholarship must have applied for admissions at the time of application for the scholarship fund.  Students receiving this scholarship must maintain a 3.0 GPA above.  Award is based on academic achievement and financial need.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

James L. Putnam Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
A two-semester scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in computer science. Students applying for this scholarship must have applied for admissions at the time of application for the scholarship fund.  Students receiving this scholarship must maintain a 3.0 GPA or above,  Award is based on academic achievement and financial need. (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Janet Kutrip Memorial Endowment(General Application & ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIRED)
Two-semester scholarships that that will be awarded in the Fall. Must be enrolled as a 2nd year ADN Student or a NEMCC LPN graduate who has been exempted by challenge the first year of the ADN curriculum. Student must currently have and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Student must submit an essay which outlines educational history, goals for the future, and justification of need for the scholarship.  Student must complete the “Janet Kutrip Memorial Scholarship” application form.  Student must show a prompt and consistent class attendance.  Scholarship is awarded in concurrent semesters only. Scholarship is also based on academic achievement and financial need. (An additional application must be submitted and can be acquired through the Foundation Office.) (Administered by the NE Development Foundation) If you qualify,  please click for an additional application either on a PDF or a Word Document.

Jason McKinney Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
A two-semester scholarship awarded to a Prentiss County high school graduate majoring in education.  The first semester is based on academic achievement and financial need.  The second semester will automatically be rewarded if the student has maintained a 3.0 GPA or higher during the fall semester.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Jason McKinney Educational Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
Scholarship is awarded to a Wheeler High School graduate with a 3.0 GPA majoring in Education.
(Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Kappa Kappa Iota Gamma Chapter Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
Scholarship awarded to a student majoring in Education and maintaining a 2.5 GPA.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Lex Cain Scholarship (General Application Only)
A one-semester $750 scholarship awarded to a Thrasher, Jumpertown, Wheeler, or New Site High school senior in the Spring semester.  Award is based on academic achievement and financial need.   (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Marion W. Smith Scholarship (General Application Only)
The Renasant Bank provides each year two scholarships for both semesters.  The recipients must be business administration majors who plan a career  in banking or social science majors who have an interest in government.  Priority is given to dependents of employees of the bank. (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Mary Ruth Knight (Freeze) Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
A one-semester scholarship awarded to a student who is a descendent of Mary Ruth Knight (Freeze). Must also be a 2nd-year Student of Northeast Mississippi College.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Matt Thornton Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
A Fall $250 scholarship awarded to a Booneville High School graduate that has been in band for a minimum of four years.  Recipient must be an incoming freshman. If the recipient drops or withdraws from college any monies remain unspent, will be returned to the scholarship fund.  Award is based on academic achievement and financial need.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Michael Epting Scholarship Fund (General Application & ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIRED)
This scholarship will be awarded in the Fall semester in the amount of $1,050.  The student will receive $525 for the Fall semester and $525 for the Spring semester.  The following conditions are subject to this scholarship:  (1) must maintain 2.75 GPA, (2) must be a resident of the five county area, (3) must be enrolled in the Automotive or Diesel Mechanics programs, and (4) scholarship is also based on academic achievement and financial need. (An additional application must be submitted and can be acquired through the Foundation Office.) (Administered by the NE Development Foundation) If you qualify,  please click for an additional application either on a PDF or a Word Document.

Michael Hisaw Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
A one-semester $250 scholarship awarded annually to a Prentiss County resident by the Booneville Rotary Club.  Award is based on academic achievement and financial need.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

NEMCC Maintenance Scholarship (General Application Only)
A one-semester scholarship is divided each Fall semester between the children and grandchildren of NEMCC Maintenance personnel.  Students applying for this scholarship must have applied for admissions at the time of application for the scholarship fund.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

North MS Educational Consortium Scholarship Fund (General Application Only)
A one-semester scholarship awarded to a Freshman or Sophomore student with an education major. Must be a full-time student and maintain a 2.5 GPA. Award amount depends on allocation received from NMEC each year)  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Ralph A. Johnson Memorial Scholarship (General Application Only)
Scholarship is awarded to a student athlete maintaining a 2.0 GPA with financial need.  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Robb Clement Memorial Scholarship (General Application & ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIRED)
A one-semester tuition scholarship is awarded annually to a Booneville High School senior. Award is based on academic achievement and financial need.  (An additional application must be submitted and can be acquired through the Foundation Office.) (Administered by the NE Development Foundation) If you qualify,  please click for an additional application either on a PDF or a Word Document.

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Scholarship (A application must be submitted and can be acquired through the Human Resources Department at ThyssenKrupp.)
A one-semester $700 scholarship awarded to a dependent of a ThyssenKrupp Elevator employee.  The recipient must also have maintained a GPA of at least 2.5  (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

Truitt Stockton Scholarship (General Application Only)
A two-semester scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in the Construction Engineering program or a related vocational-technical program. Award is based on academic achievement and financial need.   (Administered by the NE Development Foundation)

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