Apply for a Scholarship

You can submit an application for the 2024-2025 school year until March 1, 2024.

Who is eligible for a scholarship?

Mississippi residents between the ages of 17 and 23 who have had a parent killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident that is compensable under the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Act may apply for the scholarship. The scholarship is good for one year, but recipients may apply each year of school as long as they make satisfactory academic progress. In addition, applicants must demonstrate substantial financial need.

When can I apply for a scholarship?

The time period for submitting completed applications and all supporting documents with respect to scholarships for each year runs until March 1 of each year. Applications and supporting information will not be accepted after the deadline.

How are scholarships awarded?
The Scholarship Committee of Kids’ Chance of Mississippi, Inc. reviews all applications and recommends recipients to the Board of Directors. The committee is made up of representatives from the legal community, the medical profession, insurance companies, and insured employers.

Scholarships will be awarded in July of each year and announced soon thereafter. The amount of each Kids’ Chance of Mississippi Scholarship awarded is undetermined at this time, as it is decided by the Scholarship Committee.

Through the caring contributions of various members of the community, Kids’ Chance of Mississippi, Inc. is able to give young people a chance to further their education.