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Alcorn State University

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Alcorn State, MS

University Website:  www.alcorn.edu
Apply Online:  https://selfserve.alcorn.edu/pls/prod11g/bwskalog.p_disploginnew?in_id=&cpbl=&newid=

Alcorn State University is a historically black comprehensive land-grant institution in Lorman, Mississippi. It was founded in 1871 by the Reconstruction era legislature to provide higher education for freedmen. It was the first black land grant college in the United States.

The university is counted as a census-designated place and had a resident population of 1,017 at the 2010 census.

Medgar Evers, a civil rights activist, graduated in 1948 from here. Students at the college were part of the mid-twentieth century civil rights struggle, working to register residents for voting and struggling to end segregation. Other alumni have been activists, politicians and professionals in Mississippi and other states. The University is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Coordinates: 31°52′37″N 91°08′28″W / 31.87694°N 91.14111°W / 31.87694; -91.14111

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Alcorn State University College Scholarships

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Sodexo Scholars Program

Sodexo Foundation

Up to $12,000 July 29, 2021 See Details
 

Sodexo Scholars Program

Sodexo Foundation

award

Up to $12,000

deadline

July 29, 2021
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ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

American Chemical Society

$10,000 Varies See Details
 

ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

American Chemical Society

award

$10,000

deadline

Varies
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Tampax Flow It Forward Scholarship

Procter & Gamble

Up to $10,000 August 19, 2021 See Details
 

Tampax Flow It Forward Scholarship

Procter & Gamble

award

Up to $10,000

deadline

August 19, 2021
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Legacy Cereal Company College Fund

Legacy Cereal Company

$500 August 01, 2021 See Details
 

Legacy Cereal Company College Fund

Legacy Cereal Company

award

$500

deadline

August 01, 2021
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