Rotary Club of Gulfport - Orange Grove is proud to announce that our scholarships for Harrison Central High School and West Harrison High School are open to applications once again!
Amount of Scholarship
A $1000.00 scholarship will be awarded to two applicants who are accepted, one (1) candidate from Harrison Central High School and one (1) from West Harrison. If no candidate from one school applies, the scholarship will be awarded to applicants from the other school.
Eligibility of Applicant
Applicant must be a graduating senior with at least a “B” average. He / She must display leadership qualities, demonstrate a strong desire to attend college, and must provide evidence of financial need. “Financial need” is determined by the total family income less their ongoing and anticipated expenses.
The applicant must reside in the Orange Grove / Lyman area and anticipate a spring graduation from Harrison Central or West Harrison High Schools. Preference will be given to a member of Interact Club, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Gulfport-Orange Grove. If there are no applicants from within the Interact Club, the scholarship will be open to all seniors graduating from Harrison Central and West Harrison High Schools.
Responsibility of Recipient
Recipient must attend a fully accredited college, university or technical / vocational school of his/her choice in the State of Mississippi as a full-time student during the school year following acceptance of this scholarship. The scholarship will be sent to the specified college, technical / vocation or university’s scholarship fund for the recipient’s use. The recipient must provide Rotary the name, address, contact person, and their college ID number.
If you are an eligible applicant please visit the following link to download the scholarship application!