Jim Williams Scholarship

Please submit the following with this application:

350-word essay, typed and double spaced, stating your reason for pursuing a career in emergency health care and how you have prepared yourself to be successful in that career. Describe your character to include: strengths, weaknesses, achievements, recognition, work ethic, teamwork, etc. Include your skills, talents and gifts.

Three sealed letters of recommendation from high school or college instructors, employers, clergy or community members.

Copy of your high school and college transcript (3.0 GPA or above)

Return completed packet to rcampbel@nmhs.net, fax to 662.377.3552 to the attention of Rosalyn Campbell or mail to the following address:

Human Resources-NMMC

830 South Gloster

Tupelo, MS 38801

Attn: Rosalyn Campbell

Eligible applicants must reside or work in the counties served by NMHS. Applications will not be accepted after deadline date of March 29, 2019.

February 20, 2019: The ACT test will be given to all juniors on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. It is very important that all juniors are at school that day. 

MUW is hosting Navigating Nursing Days February 28th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm for high school Juniors and Seniors who are interested in a nursing career. Requirements are: minimum of 21 on ACT and a 3.0 GPA. Contact Ms. Byars if interested. 

2018-2019 Test Dates (National)
Test DateRegistration Deadline(Late Fee Required)
September 8, 2018**August 12, 2018August 13-26, 2018
October 27, 2018September 28, 2018September 29-October 14, 2018
December 8, 2018November 2, 2018November 3-19, 2018
February 9, 2019*January 11, 2019January 12-18, 2019
April 13, 2019March 8, 2019
March 9-25, 2019
June 8, 2019May 3, 2019May 4-20, 2019

Free study links for ACT test:  https://academy.act.org/ and https://www.khanacademy.org/





Create Foundation Website and county specific scholarships: www.Create.Foundation.com/scholarships

Mississippi Scholarships


Electric Co-op Foundation: http://www.tombigbee.org/content/scholarships

Elvis Presley Music Scholarship: www.TupeloElvisFanClub.com deadline is February 15th

Annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium: Ephemera Prize


Elks Most Valuable Student

Get2College $100,000 Scholarship Competition

Horatio Alger National and State

Mississippi Celebrates Architecture


Mississippi Concrete Industries

Nissan Scholarship

Prudential Spirit of Community

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship

The Good South

Young Farmers Scholarship Foundation

Local scholarships will start coming in around December and they will be posted here and in the counselors office


Contact Information

Teresa Byars

P.O. Box 607

Aberdeen, MS 39730


662-369-8933, ext. 205
662-369-6004, Fax