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Several scholarships are awarded on the basis of need and commitment to qualified students. The college’s administration is prepared to counsel and advise any interested parties in establishing additional scholarship funds. Eligibility for all scholarships is determined by the college scholarship committee. To qualify for any scholarship a student must fill out their FAFSA. Be aware that most of the scholarships are awarded in the fall. None are available for the summer semester. Only one application is required each year. Students should contact the college office for details.

 Students are encouraged to go to http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ to see if they can qualify for Federal  Title IV funds to assist in their education.

 The Andrew Osborne Memorial Scholarship

 This scholarship in memory of Andrew Osborne will be awarded annually to one or more qualified students. To receive this scholarship, the recipient must be registered and taking a full academic load (minimum of 12 semester hours), and must be pursuing a Bachelor degree. Incoming freshmen are eligible to receive the scholarship. Academic record and financial need will be considered by the scholarship committee in granting this scholarship.

 Buster and Wilma Griggs Scholarship

 The recipient of this scholarship must be a male student committed to the full-time ministry. Incoming Freshmen are eligible to receive the scholarship as long as they can demonstrate their commitment to enter full-time ministry after graduation, and can demonstrate their ability to perform college level work. Any student who fails to complete a ministry degree, or who fails to move into a full-time ministry after graduation will be expected to repay the amount of money received from this scholarship for failure to uphold the qualifying criteria. Preference will be given to those students coming from the state of Arkansas, or those who will commit to ministering in Arkansas for at least two years after their graduation.

 Carl and Sally Brown Scholarship

 This scholarship is awarded to a returning student who has completed at least thirty semester hours. It is awarded on the basis of demonstrated leadership ability in the preaching ministry and need. At the discretion of the Scholarship Committee it may be divided and given to more than one student.

 The Day 41 “Giant Killers” Scholarship

 This scholarship in honor of 2003’s valedictorian, Jaushwa Russell, and the ministry he founded in 2004, will be awarded every semester to one or more qualifying students. This scholarship will provide at least $250.00 per semester. To receive this scholarship the student must be committed to at least two semesters (one year) of Bible College at Mid-South Christian College. The scholarship committee will consider academic record, evidence of commitment to full-time Christian service and financial need. This scholarship may be awarded to incoming students or returning students. Returning students can increase the value of the scholarship by increasing their GPA.

 Flora M. Nelson Memorial Scholarship

 This scholarship is awarded annually to a returning female student. Recipients must be full-time students and will receive one-half of the scholarship each semester for the year awarded. At the discretion of the Scholarship Committee the funds available may be divided among more than one student and can be awarded to the same individual more than one year.

 Herman Kelley Scholarship

To receive this scholarship, the recipient must be a male student committed to the full-time preaching ministry. Incoming Freshman are eligible to receive the scholarship, but preference will be given to returning students who have proven their commitment to the Preaching Ministry. Any student who fails to complete a ministry degree, or who fails to move into a full-time ministry after graduation will be expected to repay the amount of money received from this scholarship, for failure to uphold the qualifying criteria. 

The Jean and Jane Regis Memorial Scholarship

 This scholarship, in memory of Jean and Jane Regis, will be awarded annually to one or more qualified students. To receive this scholarship, the recipient must be registered and taking a full academic load (minimum of 12 semester hours), and must be pursuing a Bachelor degree. Incoming freshmen are eligible to receive the scholarship. Academic record and financial need will be considered by the scholarship committee in granting this scholarship.

The Osborne Family Scholarship

This scholarship in honor of the members of the Osborne family will be awarded annually to one or more qualified students. To receive this scholarship the student must be committed to the Bachelor of Christian Leadership frontlines program. It is available to incoming and returning students who are committed to remaining with the ministry project until graduation. Any student who fails to continue in the program to graduation will be expected to repay the amount of the money received from this scholarship. 

R.A. and Willie Ruth Phillips Scholarship

 To receive this scholarship, the recipient must be a male student committed to a full-time preaching ministry. An incoming freshman must provide evidence of his ability to perform college level work. The Scholarship Committee will consider Academic Record, Recommendations from the applicant’s home church indicating his character and commitment to ministry, and financial need.

Spouse Scholarship

 When husband and wife are both taking classes, the second registrant will pay tuition at the rate of 50% of that paid by the primary registrant.

Outstanding Camper Scholarship 

This scholarship provides full tuition for the freshman year for boys or girls selected as outstanding campers in senior high and junior high weeks of Christian Service Camps. The scholarship only applies for one year of tuition.

Work-Study

A limited number of students are employed in the college work-study program. Positions are sometimes available in custodial, maintenance, secretarial, and library work. If interested in the work-study program, the student should fill out a work-study application and complete a scholarship application.

Other sources of scholarships to check

Local organizations in your community such as service clubs may help. Ask your school counselor. Congregations and area church organizations in some states assist students attending Bible college. Native American tribal groups assist qualified descendents of their tribe

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