The fund is to provide annual scholarships to the field of health care with the emphasis on but not limited solely to nursing education, including holistic medicine and the mind, body and spirit.
The award will be granted to a graduating senior from Biloxi High School who understands and exemplifies the belief system that Michael Mixon himself purported: aspire to excellence, but be yourself.
The Career Women’s Club Scholarship Fund was established in January 1996 to provide scholarship assistance to a “non-traditional student” anticipating a career track curriculum. A “non-traditional student” is defined as someone who did not pursue further education immediately after high school.
The Lawrence & Lucimarian Roberts Helpline Scholarship Fund was established in July 2002 to help individuals further their education in human service professions such as psychology, counseling, social work, or other majors in the behavioral health and science field.
The Harold & Mary Perlman Scholarship Fund was established in November 2006, in memory of Harold and Mary Perlman. Mr. and Mrs. Perlman were both educators along the MS Gulf Coast. The purpose of the award is to provide assistance for College, Junior College or Graduate school students that plan to attend or are currently attending William Carey College, University of Southern Mississippi or any campus of the MS Gulf Coast Community College.
The Blue Caillavet Athletic Scholarship Fund was established in August 2000, by Ruth and Blue Caillavet of Biloxi. Blue Caillavet graduated from Biloxi High School in 1931 as a four-letter athlete. A life long commitment to education inspired the Caillavet’s to establish this fund, which benefits a worthy female or male athlete from Biloxi High School. Grants awarded by Biloxi High School.
The Dorothy Eaton Scholarship for Performing Arts Scholarship was established in December 1995 in honor of Dorothy M. Eaton and her many contributions to public education and community life in the City of Gulfport, Dorothy had a special interest in the performing arts and theater community.
The Griffin Stewart Memorial Choir Scholarship Fund was established in December 2012 in Memory of Griffin Stewart. The Scholarship award will be presented to a graduating senior member of the Gulfport High School Choir.