The Edward J. “Ed” Langton Scholarship was created in 2004 by the employees of Grand Bank in honor of their CEO, Ed Langton. Grand Bank is a locally-owned, full-service bank with offices in Hattiesburg and Petal.

Graduating students are selected based on academic excellence, community involvement and need for financial assistance. Applicants must be from Forrest, Lamar, Jones and Perry County areas and accepted as a full-time student to a 2 or 4-year college in Mississippi*. Student must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

The selected student will receive $1,000 for college tuition.

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2021.

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*Grand Bank employees or children of employees or the Board of Directors are excluded from this scholarship.