Mississippi Scholarships

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Scholarship

Funded by the Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural engineering or agricultural science/technology.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural and forestry production, communication and education, management and finance, marketing, merchandising, sales, agricultural science or engineering.

MCIA High School Essay Scholarship

The Mississippi Concrete Industries Association and National Ready Mixed Concrete association sponsors this annual scholarship for high school seniors and juniors in Mississippi.

The ARRL Mississippi Scholarship

The American Radio Relay League Foundation, Inc. provides this scholarship for any Mississippi resident pursuing electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field that holds an amateur radio license.

Monty’s Plant Food Company Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by Monty’s Plant Food Company through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a degree in agronomy, crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil conservation or soil science.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

National Rice Month Scholarship Program

Every year, the U.S.A Rice Federation celebrates the National Rice Month in America by awarding the National Rice Month Scholarship Program funded by Dow AgroSciences to high school seniors who create projects and presentations that promote and create awareness for U.S.-grown rice as well as to demonstrate the importance and positive impact of rice agriculture in the United States.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Mississippi

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Cashiers Registered nurses Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive
Salary: $15200 $48872 $23317
# of Open Positions: 16370 12660 9200
Competition*: 1.5 1.7 1.7

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Education administrators, postsecondary Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers
Salary: $110652 $72275 $71840
# of Open Positions: 2370 400 300
Competition*: 2.2 1.5 3.9
Job Title: Physical scientists Physical therapists Gaming managers
Salary: $70860 $66065 $59270
# of Open Positions: 220 690 240
Competition*: 4.4 1.4 18.8

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Mississippi Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Registered nurses
Salary: $22227 $15200 $48872
# of Open Positions: 17510 16370 12660
Competition*: 1.2 1.5 1.7

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Lawyers Pharmacists
Salary: $110652 $87780 $84860
# of Open Positions: 2370 1650 1000
Competition*: 2.2 0.9 1.3
Job Title: Medical and health services managers General and operations managers Sales managers
Salary: $69807 $66562 $65016
# of Open Positions: 930 6350 850
Competition*: 1.3 1.2 0.8

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Mississippi table above, which shows where jobs in Mississippi are unusually common compared to other states, the Mississippi Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.