scholarship

Long Beach student awarded Chick-Fil-A Scholarship

A high school student from Long Beach was just awarded a $25,000 scholarship from Chick-Fil-A. Seventeen-year-old Christyan Bennett works at the Chick-Fil-A on Highway 49 in Gulfport where he’s commended for his leadership skills,…

Gautier teen one of two Mississippians named National Cyber Scholars

Two Mississippi high school students -- including one from Gautier -- have earned the coveted title of “National Cyber Scholar” after winning a rigorous 48-hour competition designed to evaluate aptitude in combating cyber threats. The winning students are Bridget Foster…

SYF Scholarship Application

Good news for graduating seniors on the Coast! The Simon Youth Foundation is proud to help a deserving graduating senior living near Gulfport Premium Outlets pursue a college education. Students have a chance to secure a one-time $1,500 scholarship that…

‘Going Places' scholarship contest

The company Sparklight, formerly known as Cable One, recently made a big announcement. For the 2019 fall semester, Sparklight will award three $3,000 scholarships to people in the community. You must be a student age 17 or older enrolled in…

Environmental studies scholarship applications

Tomorrow is World Environment Day and for many this is a day to raise awareness of the environment. For one 2019 graduate of Gautier High School and Moss Point High School it’s also a chance to earn a scholarship for…

St. Martin student lands $2,000 scholarship

Surprise! St. Martin High School senior and aspiring journalist Garrett Slade got a huge scholarship tonight! Slade received a $2,000 scholarship to enter a journalism program at any four year school. Slade was one of the two finalists in the…

Broadcast Student of the Year

WXXV wants to recognize our talented broadcast students on the Gulf Coast with a friendly competition. You can now vote for our ‘Broadcast Student of the Year’ to help them win a $2,000 scholarship from the Bannister Foundation. You can…

Hollie Gonsoulin Dance Scholarship Fund established

A local D’Iberville High School student lost her life four years ago. Her mother and a family friend chose to remember her by giving back to the community. Hollie Gonsoulin was a young girl who touched many lives throughout her…

Scholarships in Honor of Slain Nuns

The Mississippi University for Women has announced they are creating a scholarship in memory of the two nuns slain almost two weeks ago. Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill were murdered in their home on August 25th. Through a…

Lottery for Special Needs Scholarships

The Mississippi Department of Education will hold a scholarship lottery for students with special needs. The Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act of 2015 provides scholarships to parents of students with disabilities who want to remove their child…

Changes Regarding College Scholarships

Some college students across Mississippi will need to add an extra class in order to receive state scholarship money this fall. The change comes after the definition of a full-time student for the purposes of receiving state financial aid shifted…

Krewe of Gemini Scholarship Award Ceremony

Mardi Gras krewes don’t just come into the public eye around carnival season, they’re working in the community year round. Tonight in Gulfport, the Krewe of Gemini presented two Gulfport High School students with $1,500 scholarships. Emily Uresti and Keeth…

MGCCC Scholarship Gala

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College hosted their annual scholarship gala tonight, inviting businesses and organizations from across the Coast out to raise big bucks in style. The gala took place at Beau Rivage Casino Resort, kicking off around 7 p.m.…

Harrison Central Swimmer Makes History

One Gulf Coast swimmer made school history Wednesday morning. Harrison Central High School senior Kyjana Webber signed to swim for the University of Sioux Falls South Dakota on Wednesday. When she signed on the dotted line, she became the first…

OSHS Student Receives Stamps Scholarship

A student at Ocean Springs High School is one of 14 students in the nation offered to benefit from one of the top scholarship programs in the nation. Now she’s ready to take on life as a rebel, an Ole…