Sunday, October 22, 2017
scholarshipsSouth Ward Alderman Willis Thompson announced that the Mississippi Municipal League, of which the City of Vicksburg is a member, offers three (3) $2,000.00 scholarships to high school seniors.
  • The $2,000 MML General Scholarship is open to all high school seniors and is co-sponsored by Mississippi Power Company.
  • The $2,000 MML Limited Scholarship is open to children or grandchildren of employees or elected officials of Mississippi municipalities and to high school seniors working part-time for a member municipality of the Mississippi Municipal League and is co-sponsored by Phelps Dunbar.
  • The $2,000 Mississippi Municipal Service Company Limited Scholarship is open to children or grandchildren of employees or elected officials of Mississippi municipalities that are members of the Mississippi Municipal Liability Plan or the Mississippi Municipal Workers' Compensation Group.
Applications can be downloaded at the Mississippi Municipal League website. The address of the website is http://www.mmlonline.com.

In making the announcement, Alderman Thompson commented: "I am pleased to once again forward this information on to local scholars. With today's high cost for secondary education, students are appreciative of every option available to aid in paying for college. I encourage our local students to take advantage of this opportunity and apply for these scholarships."