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Alcorn State University

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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ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

American Chemical Society (ACS)

$10,000 Varies See Details
 

ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

American Chemical Society (ACS)

award

$10,000

deadline

Varies
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Juneteenth Freedom Scholarship

The Juneteenth Foundation

$10,000 May 31, 2022 See Details
 

Juneteenth Freedom Scholarship

The Juneteenth Foundation

award

$10,000

deadline

May 31, 2022
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FedEx/UNCF Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

Up to $4,000 May 31, 2022 See Details
 

FedEx/UNCF Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

award

Up to $4,000

deadline

May 31, 2022
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Marki Lemons Ryhal Education Advancement Scholarship

Chicago Association of REALTORS

$500 June 15, 2022 See Details
 

Marki Lemons Ryhal Education Advancement Scholarship

Chicago Association of REALTORS

award

$500

deadline

June 15, 2022
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