Scholarships


Prospective Students

Below is a list of the scholarships offered by the Poultry Science Department. Students may apply for university, college and departmental scholarships through one application. You can find the scholarship application once you logon to myState. Under the banner tab, select Financial Aid and Scholarships. The application is listed as Submit/Revise General Scholarship Application. Please check back as external scholarship opportunities will be listed as available.

Bank Plus Scholarship

Established by BankPlus through the Mississippi Poultry Foundation, and awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in Poultry Science. Based on academic achievement, character, leadership, financial need, and attendance at the Poultry Science Association to present research presentations.

C.T. & Earline F. Ramzy Memorial Scholarship

Established by C.T. & Earline Ramzy, and awarded to a full-time student enrolled in Poultry Science. Recipients must be a resident of Mississippi with priority given to those from Leake County. Awarded based on character, academic achievement, leadership, and financial need.

Centry By-Products Company Scholarship

Established by Central By-Products. Awarded annually to a worthy male in the Department of Poultry Science.

Chip Rauch Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mr. and Mrs. Clyde M. Rauch, Sr. in 1996 in memory of their son Clyde McRay Rauch, Jr. Recipient must be a full time Poultry Science student. Based on special learning needs, character, leadership, financial need, goal orientation, and professionalism.

Edward Ellis Gandy Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Donated by the family and friends of Edward Ellis Gandy in 2006. Awarded to a full time Poultry Science student, with preference given to those from Wayne County, Mississippi. Based on moral character, leadership, and financial need.

First Financial Bank Scholarship

Donated by the family and friends of Edward Ellis Gandy in 2006. Awarded to a full time Poultry Science student, with preference given to those from Wayne County, Mississippi. Based on moral character, leadership, and financial need.

H.F. "Mac" McCarty, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Established by H.F. McCarty, Jr. Foundation in 2000, and awarded to a full time Poultry Science student. Based on academic achievement, leadership, and financial need.

International Paper Scholarship

Established by International Paper through the the Mississippi Poultry Foundation, awarded to a full time graduate student. Based on academic achievement with a 3.0 or higher, character, leadership, and financial need. Candidate must be engaged in research identified as part of the Mississippi Initiative for Poultry Industry Research, or a comparable set of research initiatives directed by the member institutions of the Mississippi Poultry Association.

James E. Hill Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a full time Poultry Science student showing academic achievement.

Mississippi Poultry Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Established by the Mississippi Poultry Foundation in 2016. Candidates must be a full time Poultry Science student. Based on academic achievement with a 3.0 or higher, character, leadership, and financial need.

Dr. G. Wallace Morgan Endowed Scholarship

Donated by friends of Dr. Wallace Morgan. Awarded to a full time undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences majoring in Poultry Science. Candidates must be of good moral character, demonstrated academic achievement and leadership ability, financial need, demonstrate a desire and drive for the educational process.

Poultry Science Club Scholarship

Established by the Poultry Science Club in 1978. Candidates must be a full time student in the Poultry Science Department.

Van H. Stephens Memorial Scholarship

Endowed scholarship set in place in 1987. Awarded to a full time student in the Department of Poultry Science.