Check out these scholarship opportunities!

If you've been wondering how you might afford college, then these scholarship opportunities are for you!
From Amazon:

Amazon will award 100 scholarships of $10,000/year for 4 years PLUS an internship at Amazon after the student’s Freshman year in college.  The program is open to high school seniors who will begin college in the fall of 2020.  The deadline to apply is January 17th.

Requirements for the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship include: completion of an Advanced Placement Computer Science course in high school, intent to pursue a computer science degree at a four-year college or university, and a teacher recommendation. Other factors considered include: academic performance, demonstrated leadership, community involvement, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals, and financial need.”

For more details, check this article. To apply, click here.

New York Life has a different kind of scholarship for students suffering from bereavement and grief.

The New York Life Award, which provides six students whose works explore personal grief, loss, and bereavement with $1,000 scholarships. Mississippi students are also eligible for a special state-level scholarship of $500. All students in grades 7–12 (ages 13 and up) are eligible to participate.

Writing submissions and visual art submissions are due on December 12. You can visit the deadlines and guidelines page for information on when and how students can submit their work. 

The Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg is also offering scholarships to college-bound students.

The Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg is accepting scholarship applications from now until the end of March 13, 2020.  The scholarships are awarded to high school seniors based on the applicant’s qualifications with special attention to their community service efforts. In addition to service efforts, points are awarded based on academic achievement with sensitivity to need.

The deadline to apply is March 13, 2020, and applicants have the option to apply online ( or send the application back via postal mail.