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Institutional Scholarships

Bevill State offers numerous institutional scholarships including academic, leadership/service, and performing arts. A brief description of each scholarship offered at Bevill State, the award amount, and the criteria for the selection and retention of the scholarship are listed below. Scholarships are awarded for one year. Students may be eligible for the renewal of their scholarship for the second year based on their cumulative GPA. Students will not be eligible to receive an institutional scholarship for more than two consecutive years.

These scholarships are based on such criteria as academic merit, extracurricular activity participation, prior career technical training and leadership ability. Any student who meets eligibility requirements will be considered for the following scholarships. If you are interested in applying for an Institutional scholarship, please fill out the online application.


Click on each tab for a brief description of available foundation scholarships.

  • Academic
  • Leadership & Service
  • Performing Arts

Academic Scholarships

These scholarships are based on such criteria as academic merit, extracurricular activity participation, prior career technical training and leadership ability. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee applicants will be awarded a scholarship.



PRESIDENTIAL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must be a high school graduate from a regionally accredited high school and be within the top 10% of the class with a 95.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) with a minimum ACT score of 24. The award covers tuition and fees up to 16 hours and provides books through a book loan program. The recipient must be full-time student while attending Bevill State and must maintain a 3.0 GPA. NOTE: Applicant must have scholarship application on file by deadline. Scholarship will be awarded after confirmation from high school counselor.


ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Applicant must be a high school graduate with at least a 90.00 GPA and a minimum ACT score of 21 for consideration for this scholarship. The award is $3,000 ($1,500 per term) for fall and spring semesters only. The recipient must be a full-time student while attending Bevill State and must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The award may be applied toward tuition and fees.


ACADEMIC HONORS SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant must be a high school graduate with at least an 85.00 GPA and a minimum ACT score of 18 for consideration for this scholarship. The recipient must be a full-time student and maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA. This award is $2,000 ($1,000 per term) for fall and spring semesters only. The award may be applied toward tuition and fees.


CAREER TECHNICAL HONORS SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant must meet applicable eligibility requirements. In addition, applicant must exhibit interest and/or experience in the career technical education/training field. Selected recipients must be accepted into a Career Technical program. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Recipients may be awarded $3,000 per year ($1,000 per term) for fall, spring and summer semesters based on enrollment status. The award may be applied toward tuition and fees.




Leadership & Service Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded based on the studentsí participation in clubs, organizations and extra-curricular activities. In addition to maintaining a specified cumulative grade point average, selected recipients must perform service activities for the College as specified in the respective scholarship categoriesí guidelines/constitutions.


AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must be high school graduates with at least an 85.00 (3.0) GPA and a minimum ACT score of 18 for consideration for this consideration. Applicants must submit an essay and resume in order to be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee. The essay should be no more than 500 words, be typewritten or computer-generated and cover the topic: Demonstrate how your life experiences have contributed positively in preparing you to become a Bevill State Ambassador. Applicants will be considered for Ambassador at all Bevill State campuses; however, only one interview per applicant will be conducted on the campus you selected on the front of the application.

Ambassadors serve as the Collegeís official host and hostesses. Recipients must attend as full-time students, maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA and must abide by the Ambassador Policies and Procedures. The award covers tuition and fees up to 19 hours per semester and provides books through a book loan program.


SCHOLARS' BOWL SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must be high school graduates with at least an 80.00 GPA. Consideration is given to applicants who were actively involved in their high school Scholarsí Bowl Team. Selected recipients must attend Bevill State as a full-time student and must abide by the Scholarsí Bowl guidelines. Recipients are required to maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA. The award is $2,000 ($1,000 per term) for one year, fall and spring semesters only. The award may be applied toward tuition and fees.



Performing Arts Scholarships


PERFORMING ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must be high school graduates with at least an 80.00 GPA. Recipients must be a full-time student, maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA and follow performing arts guidelines. Awards range from $1,200 to $2,400 per year based on a level of participation as determined by Performing Arts Department.

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