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.
The Rotary Club of Gulfport Scholarship Endowment Fund is funded by the Rotary Club of Gulfport and was established in February 1997, for the purpose of according scholarship assistance to graduating senior of Gulfport High School, St. Patrick Catholic High School, West Harrison High School and Harrison Central High School in recognition of their academic accomplishments.
The Rotary Club of Biloxi Scholarship Fund was established in June 1999. This scholarship is funded by the Rotary Club of Biloxi for the purpose of according scholarship assistance to a graduating senior of Biloxi High School, St. Patrick Catholic High School, D’Iberville High School, or the Mississippi School of Math and Science, or a […]
The Ross Langston Sports Medicine Scholarship Fund was established in August 1989. Scholarships will be awarded to Harrison, Hancock or Jackson County residents who are high school seniors or students engaged in undergraduate programs requiring four years for a baccalaureate degree.
The Mary & Gene Levens Scholarship Fund was established in January 2000 to recognize the importance the Levens placed on a college education for their nine children. It is their desire to award scholarships to individuals interested in pursuing degrees in areas similar to their careers and those of their children, namely accounting, engineering, health care, insurance and other business related fields.
The Kevin L. Rayburn Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in November 2004 to award scholarships to a graduating senior from the Stone High School Band Drum Line with good moral and Christian character. The scholarship is also available to graduating seniors who are members of the Ebenezer Baptist Church or children of members of the Ebenezer Baptist Church.
The Jeremiah J. and Annette S. O’Keefe Scholarship Fund was established in July 1997 as a tribute to the founders and primary benefactors of the O’Keefe Foundation. The fund awards annually a scholarship to a deserving student at St. Patrick Catholic High School, (Jeremiah J. O’Keefe, Sr.) and also a scholarship to a deserving student at Ocean Springs High School, (Annette S. O’Keefe).
The James S. Eaton Scholarship Fund was established in November 1994 as a memorial to Mr. James S. Eaton in recognition of his many contributions to public education in the City of Gulfport, and his distinguished service on Gulfport School Board.
The Jack A. Wilson Engineering Scholarship Fund was established in December 2001, by Ms. Gertrude A. Wilson through the Gulf Coast Community Foundation to honor Mr. Wilson. The purpose of the fund is to award a scholarship for a College, Junior College, or Graduate school students entering their third or more years of engineering education.
The Gulfport Gridiron Club Scholarship Fund was established in May 1993 this award recognizes a graduating senior who exhibits exceptional high school athletic performance and shows dedication, commitment and the willingness to perform to the best of their ability. Some preference is given, but not limited, to football players.
The Explosion of Excellence Scholarship Fund was established in April 1996 to award scholarships to the top 10% of graduates from public high schools in Jackson County. Grants awarded by Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.