The Career & Technical Competition Winner Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to graduating seniors who place first in a Skills USA, HOSA, FBLA, DECA, FFA, or TSA competitive event and wish to continue their education at Hinds in a career or technical program of study. Recipients of this scholarship will be awarded full-tuition for two consecutive semesters (one fall and one spring semester) and must enrolled in an approved career and technical program of study at Hinds Community College.


  • Must be a graduating senior and a first-time freshman, meaning Hinds is the first college you attend after high school graduation.
  • Must be admitted to Hinds with a standard high school diploma and be admitted as a Mississippi resident.
  • Must enroll in an approved career or technical program of study at Hinds.
  • Must enroll in and be marked present in 15 or more hours each semester, must complete 12 or more hours each semester, and must maintain a cumulative Hinds GPA of 2.5 or above.

How to apply:

The priority deadline for submitting the scholarship application and its requirements is July 1. If scholarship funds remain after the deadline, awards will be made until funds are exhausted and up until the first day of the fall semester. For more information, please contact 601.857.3502 or email