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Holmes CC Scholarships

All scholarships have minimum GPA and enrollment requirements, please see the current Bulletin for specific details.

Board of Trustees ACT Scholarship - covers the cost of tuition, room and board, if applicable, fall and spring semesters only. The recipient must have an enhanced ACT composite of 28 or higher. Students eligible for the Board of Trustees Scholarship would not be eligible for other scholarships because a student cannot receive in scholarships more than the published cost of attending school per semester.

President’s ACT Scholarshipcovers one-half the cost of tuition, room, & board, if applicable, fall and spring semesters only. The recipient must have an enhanced ACT composite of 24-27

Dean’s ACT Scholarship - covers the cost of tuition, fall and spring semesters only. The recipient must have an enhanced ACT composite of 20 -23

Students receiving an ACT Scholarship must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete all admission requirements prior to the 3rd week of school
  • Be a full-time student taking 15 hours or more
  • Complete 15 credit hours during the semester they receive the scholarship
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all college course work

Holmes Plus Scholarship- is available for selected students who show an aptitude for Science and Mathematics as evidenced by a composite ACT score of 24 or better and an ACT math subscore of 23 or better.  Selection is competitive and chosen students must maintain Holmes Plus criteria and follow the Holmes Plus curriculum. This scholarship is for Goodman Campus students and covers remaining charges for tuition, room, and board once all other aid is applied.

Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholarships - Valedictorians and Salutatorians from Mississippi High Schools are eligible for a one-time $200/$100 award, provided they have Enhanced ACT composite scores of at least 20 and are enrolled as full-time students.

SkillsUSA Scholarships
Scholarships may be awarded to 1st place district and/or state SkillsUSA contest winners in specific Career/Technical areas of individual competition or in team competition that is discipline-specific.

Technology Applications Scholarship

Engineering Technology majors on the Goodman campus who have participated in Technology Applications at the secondary level are eligible to apply for this merit scholarship.

Athletic Scholarships
Grant-in-Aid scholarships are awarded in baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball, and tennis. A limited number of out-of-state scholarships are available. All scholarships are awarded in accordance with the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College Athletic Association regulations.

Cheerleader Scholarships
Scholarships are available to cheerleaders and mascots each semester.

Dazzler Scholarships
Scholarships are available to Dazzler Maroon squad members, as well as managers. 

Drama Scholarships
Scholarships are available to students who desire to participate in theatrical productions.

Music Scholarships
Music scholarships are available in the following areas:

  • Band (instrumental)
  • Choir (vocal)
  • Keyboard (Piano and Organ)

Endowment and Patronage Scholarships
The Holmes Development Foundation oversees Endowment Scholarships that can be awarded to students majoring in specific disciplines. For more information about Endowment Scholarships, contact the Development Foundation. The Development Foundation also oversees many Patronage Scholarships that can be awarded to students majoring in specific disciplines. Award criteria vary from scholarship to scholarship. For a complete list of these scholarships, see the Bulletin.