Follow Your Heart Scholarship Fund

The Follow Your Heart Scholarship Fund helps provide funding for Grenada, Mississippi residents who wish to pursue an education in the arts. The Scholarship Fund works in tandem with the Follow Your Heart Arts Program to identify exceptional candidates and assist them with their financial needs.

Mississippi boasts an unparalleled roster of artistic giants - Eudora Welty to Morgan Freeman, Charley Pride to Tate Taylor, Oprah Winfrey to BB King. Yet, some of Mississippi’s most consequential voices might not yet be heard. The Follow Your Heart Scholarship Fund seeks to ensure that every possible opportunity for success be extended to future generations of Magnolia State artists.

Application Deadline is February 1st

Interested in applying for a scholarship?

In order to be eligible, you must be a graduating senior or graduate from Grenada County, Mississippi with a demonstrated passion for the arts and plans to pursue an undergraduate academic major in the arts.

Information Needed:
1. Transcripts
2. Academic Letter of Recommendation
3. Personal Letter of Recommendation
4. Write an essay about yourself and your interest in music
5. Financial Information

The Follow Your Heart Scholarship is managed by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.