Scholarships and College Day

The following schools have offered scholarships to Mississippi American Legion Boys State delegates if they attend their respective university:

Millsaps College
Boys State “Big Eight” Scholarship
Award Amount: $4,000 [$1,000/year]
Eligibility: Entering freshmen who are named as one of the “Big Eight” elected officials and completion of a short essay, no more than 500 words, reflecting on how Boys State has shaped their educational and career goals.

Mississippi State University
Boys State Governor and/or Boys Nation Delegate
Award Amount: $6,000 [$1,500/year]
Eligibility: Entering freshmen who are named as Governor to their state OR the state delegate to Boys Nation

Boys State Scholarship
Award Amount: $1,000 [one-year only]
Eligibility: Entering freshmen who participate in Mississippi Boys State

University of Mississippi
Boys State Governor and/or Boys Nation Delegate
Award Amount: $4,000 [$1,000/year]
Eligibility: Entering freshmen who are named as Governor to their state OR the state delegate to Boys Nation

Boys State Scholarship
Award Amount: $500 [one-year only]
Eligibility: Entering freshmen who participate in Mississippi Boys State

University of Southern Mississippi
Boys State “Big Eight” Scholarship
Award Amount: $1,000 [one-year only]
Eligibility: Entering freshmen who are named as one of the “Big Eight” elected officials.