Kids' Chance of Mississippi

Scholarship Description

Kids’ Chance of Mississippi is a scholarship fund established by the Mississippi Bar Foundation under the Administrative Law and Workers’ Compensation Section of the Mississippi Bar to provide scholarships for children who have had a parent killed or permanently and totally disabled on the job. Kids’ Chance of Mississippi provides scholarships for students to attend vocational/technical school or college. The fund brings together all those involved in workers’ compensation issues: the legal, medical and business communities.Who is eligible to receive a Kids’ Chance of Mississippi Scholarship?Mississippi residents between the ages of 17 and 23 who have had a parent killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident that is compensable under the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Act may apply for the scholarship. The scholarship is good for one year, but recipients may apply each year of school as long as they make satisfactory academic progress. In addition, applicants must demonstrate substantial financial need.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,


Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2020-05-01


Sponsoring Organization The Mississippi Bar
P.O. Box 2168
Jackson, MS 39225-2168

Contact Person:

Phone: 601-948-4471

Fax: 601-355-8635