Eagle Scout & Gold Award Scholarships


Hinds is proud to offer a scholarship to graduating high school seniors who achieve Eagle Scout Rank through the Boy Scouts of America or the Gold Award through the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.


One-time $500 award


First day of classes of the first freshman semester

How to Apply:

  • Submit an Application for Admission.
  • Submit the Scout Scholarship application.
  • Submit a copy of your award certificate or letter from a council leader.
  • Must be a first-time entering freshman, meaning Hinds must be the first college you attend after receiving your high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma.
  • Be admitted to Hinds as a Mississippi resident and as a U.S. citizen.

Please note: to receive and retain this award, Scout Scholarship recipients are required to enroll in and be marked present in 15 or more credit hours each semester complete each semester with 12 or more credit hours and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Cumulative GPA includes all credit earned at Hinds, even while dual-enrolled.

For more information, please call 601-857-3502.


Kathryn Cole
Dean of Enrollment Services