2022 Scholarship Application for JSU Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter

           High school seniors who are interested in attending JSU in the fall, please complete the application. 

           Two $1000.00 scholarships will be awarded to deserving students who submit a completed application

           by April 1                                      


                                                                                   JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY

                                                                                 GULF COAST ALUMNI CHAPTER                                               

                                                                               2022 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION


Name:  _____________________________________   Email Address:  ________________________________


Address:  _________________________________________________________________________________


Home Phone Number:  __________________________    Cell Phone Number:  _________________________


Parent/Guardian Name:  _____________________________________________________________________


Parent Home Phone Number:  ____________________   Parent Cell Phone Number:  ____________________


High School Attending:  __________________________   Cumulative GPA:  ________   ACT Score:  _________


What school/community organizations are you a member of:  _______________________________________




What extracurricular activities do you participate in:  ______________________________________________




What are your short-term goals:  ______________________________________________________________




What are your long-term goals:  _______________________________________________________________





Signature of Applicant:  __________________________________________________


Applications, essays and transcripts should be mailed to:  Jackson State University,

Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter, P. O. Box 7733, Gulfport MS  39501.


The deadline to submit application and complete all other requirements is April 15, 2022.




                                                          GULF COAST ALUMNI CHAPTER

                                                                        P. O. Box 7733

                                                                  GULFPORT, MS  39501




The Jackson State University – Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter will award two $1,000.00 scholarships to high school seniors who will be entering JSU in the fall of 2020.  Consideration will be given to all applicants who satisfy the scholarship requirements, however there will only be two recipients.  The deadline to meet the following criteria is April 15, 2022:


  • Applicant must submit a completed scholarship application.

  • Applicant must submit a typed essay (500 words or more).

    • Topic: “Why I would like to attend Jackson State University.”

  • Applicant must submit an official transcript from his/her high school.

  • Applicant must live within the three coastal counties of Jackson, Harrison and Hancock.


Requirements for selection as scholarship recipient:

  • Recipient must attend at least one Jackson State University – Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter meeting or sponsored event during the school year.

  • Student must attend at least one National Alumni meeting in Jackson as a guest of the Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter.

  • Student must volunteer in the Jackson State University Office of Alumni Affairs for at least two hours during the school year.

  • Student must stay in contact with the Jackson State University – Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter.


For more information visit the JSU – Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter website or contact one of the members listed below: 


Willie Cooper – Gulf Coast Chapter President (228) 238-7679

Tamara Proctor – Scholarship Committee Chair (228) 697-2743

Dora Davis-Kennedy – Scholarship Committee Member (228) 229-9796

Roger Magee – Scholarship Committee Member (228) 363-1992

Brenda Matthews – Scholarship Committee Member (228) 864-5233