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Nissan Scholarship

Offered by Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 2, 2024
1 award worth

Full tuition & fees

Grade level

High School Senior

Application deadline:

March 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a college-bound, Mississippi high school senior who will be enrolling full-time at an in-state, public community college or university in a program of study leading to a first associate’s or first bachelor’s degree? If so, you may be eligible for the Nissan Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship will award the full cost of college tuition and fees to multiple eligible students who have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in extracurricular activities. Applicants must also hold a minimum 2.5 GPA and have scored a minimum of 20 on the ACT or 940 on the SAT. To apply, students must submit a brief essay answering the question “How do my plans for the future and my college major support the Automotive industry in Mississippi?” If you’re a college-bound high school senior from Mississippi with a passion or career interest in the automotive industry, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Senior

Minimum GPA

2.5

State

Mississippi

Miscellaneous

Applicants must score a minimum of 20 on the ACT or 940 on the SAT

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

200-word essay

FAFSA

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid at 1-800-327-2980 (toll-free in MS) or 601-432-6997.

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Nissan Scholarship is renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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