The Presidential scholarship covers tuition, housing fees, and $500 per semester towards fees/books. An optional meal ticket is available for commuters. Scholarship must be accepted for fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
Scholarships available per schools, based on Mississippi High School Activities Association classifications, are:
6A- top 6 students
5A- top 5 students
4A- top 4 students
3A- top 3 students
2A & 1A- top 2 students
Academies- MHSAA classification most closely fitting enrollment.
Scholarships must be accepted for the fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
21-22 – $470
23-25 – $940
26-28 – $1875
29+ - $1875, $500 per semester towards fees/books, and 1/2 Room and Board for students choosing to live on campus.
*29+ and Honors Institute scholarships can be combined. $500 credit for Honors can be applied to housing for students choosing to live on campus. An optional meal ticket is available for commuters.
**ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS may NOT be combined. (Student may accept only one). Scholarships are good for four (4) semesters. Scholarships cannot be redeemed for cash value or distributed as a refund.
***PRESIDENTIALS and HONORS recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA in 15 semester hours to remain eligible. All other scholarship recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA in 15 semester hours. Exceptions on semester hours may be made for students in certain CTE programs.
Half Tuition Scholarship:
Full Tuition Scholarship:
The Bobcat Scholarship is awarded based on recommendation from school administration.
Please understand that failure to complete the semester or failure to comply with the terms will result in the revocation of scholarships and that the students will be required to repay all applicable charges. Students may be removed from school for the violation of the Code of Conduct as listed in the Student Handbook of Jones County Junior College and that upon such removal will be required to repay all applicable charges.
Full tuition scholarships are awarded to winners of Distinguished Young Women and Miss Hospitality pageants throughout the state of Mississippi. Students who qualify for this scholarship must accept it during the fall semester immediately following its presentation. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the scholarship. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA on 15 semester hours to remain eligible. DYW and Miss Hospitality Scholarships are valid for four semesters. Exceptions on semester hours may be made for students in certain CTE programs.
The JCJC Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit corporation that provides support for the college and
its students. The Foundation provides a variety of scholarships to qualifying individuals.
For more information, call (601) 477-4145 or visit the website at www.jcjc.edu/foundation.
Awarded to members of the Charles Pickering Honors Institute. Added to the ACT scholarship (one-half tuition for a 25 and full-tuition for a 26 or higher), students will receive up to $500 for books and fees.
For more information, call (601) 477-4062 or visit the website at https://www.jcjc.edu/honors/
The Board of Supervisors Scholarship will be awarded for tuition only (fees, books, lab fees, meals, dorm, etc. are NOT included) if a balance remains after all applicable federal grants, state grants, and scholarships have been awarded.
The scholarship is available for 70 hours maximum toward any degree or certificate program.
If additional aid is received after the scholarship award has been posted, the scholarship amount may be subject to change.
The Board of Supervisors Scholarship applies only to students attending Jones College and is non-transferable.
Each semester’s award requires completion of course work, regardless of the grade earned. If the student voluntarily withdraws or is withdrawn by the college due to excessive absences, the student will be liable for any pro-rated balance due. Outstanding balances may affect the student’s ability to enroll in future courses.
This scholarship is non-refundable.
How to qualify for the Board of Supervisors' Scholarship:
If one of the above requirements is not met during any semester, the student may not be eligible for the scholarship, and will be notified by the Scholarship Office.