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Continuing Christian Education Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsored by Episcopal Church In Mississippi

Value: $500
Awards Available: 10
Deadline : Mar 01, 2024

All scholarship applications must be mailed to the Diocesan office, and will be accepted January 1 to March 1 of every year. Please include a high-resolution headshot (300 dpi) with your application. Digital photos may be submitted by e-mail to pjones@dioms.org. Be sure to identify the photo with your full name.

Misticos Scholarships

Four scholarships are awarded annually to one girl and three boys of either the Greek Orthodox or Episcopal Faiths, to be used for the expense of the persons named attending the colleges of their choice. The late Alexander Misticos established these scholarships as memorials to members of his family.

Warren Scholarships

The late Robert Warren of St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral established the Warren Trust Scholarships. Criteria for the award of Warren Scholarships are similar to those for Misticos Scholarships, but young women are given preference.

The scholarships are awarded to students who show financial need and show distinction in the areas of academic achievement, leadership, extracurricular accomplishments and leadership in their church. Applications are due March 1.

Capers Scholarships

The Charlotte Capers Scholarship is for Episcopal college students from Mississippi who are receiving an education with an emphasis in the liberal arts. Scholarships are awarded annually and applicants with financial need are given preference.

The selections for all scholarships are made each year by the Scholarship Committee composed of the Bishop of the Diocese of Mississippi, the Dean and Wardens of St. Andrew's Cathedral along with members of the Executive Committee and Trustees of the Diocese. The deadline for all scholarship applications is March 1 of each year.

Okolona Scholarships

The Trustees of the Okolona College Endowment established annual scholarships to be awarded to black college students, male or female, from Mississippi. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of need, academic performance and leadership potential. Preference is given to Episcopalians but members of all churches may apply.

Adams Episcopal Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate student who is an active member of a congregation of The Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Mississippi to attend the engineering college or business college of Mississippi State University. The student must have completed satisfactorily a high school college preparatory course of study, or its equivalent, and shall have, while in attendance, participated in an organized, school-sponsored sports program, and/or have participated in an organized, school-sponsored music program. The high school attended may be a public Mississippi institution, or a private college preparatory school, whether in or out of the state of Mississippi.

Bishop Allin Lay Scholarships

Fund was begun in 1985 in honor of the Most Rev. John M. Allin.  Donations were received from individuals, churches, Christian Education Committees, and others.  Income is to be used for scholarships for the continuing Christian education of the laity of the Diocese of Mississippi.  A chair appointed by the Bishop will administer the disbursement of scholarships. 

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