Poston Family Scholarship (Student Academic Success)

The purpose of this gift is to:
1. Support first-time, full-time, Freshmen from DeSoto County, MS.
2. Must public high school graduate with 3.7+ GPA.
3. Must qualify as first-generation student.
4. Preference for those active in clubs/organization, especially mentoring programs.
5. Must maintain 3.0 GPA,
6. Remain full-time and in good standing for renewal (5 years total).
7. Scholarship amount determined annually based on need after all other financial aid has been received.
8. May be used for summer classes.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Standard Question
    • Please provide a personal statement as to why you are applying for this scholarship. Include any pertinent information about financial need, your family situation, and any other special information we should consider. Additionally, provide a list of all applicable extracurricular activities you feel should be considered. Ensure you include involvement with on and off campus organizations which have helped your personal and professional growth.
    • Please upload your resume.
  2. Are you a first generation college student?