Rankin County School District is proud to provide scholarship and college preparatory information to our students and parents. The scholarships are grouped into categories that may be helpful in your search. These lists are not conclusive but provide a starting point for your scholarship search.
We hope this information is beneficial to you. If you need additional information please contact your high school counselors or the RCSD Student Support Services Department at 601-824-9159.
Listed below are links to sites with helpful information about scholarships and financial aid.
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National Society of High School Scholars
NSHSS is a distinguished academic honor society serving the highest-achieving student scholars in more than 26,000 high schools. NSHSS lifetime members are academically outstanding emerging leaders in their schools, workplaces, and communities.
NSHSS recognizes young scholars who have demonstrated excellence through their academic achievements based on objective criteria, including grades and test scores. Students must meet any one of the following criteria to be considered for membership.
- 3.5 Cumulative GPA (4.0 Scale) or higher (or equivalent such as 88 on a 100-point scale)
- 1280 SAT score or higher (new exam 2016)*
- 1150 PSAT score or higher (new exam 2016)*
- 26 ACT score or higher
- Score 4 or higher on any AP exam
- Total combined IB test scores of 36 or higher
- IGCSE Grade A or higher
- Top 10% rank in class
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