Scholarship information is posted as it is received. Please be mindful of deadlines because they are NOT listed in order by dates.
Mississippi Scholarships: The following websites have a large number of scholarships available to Mississippi students:
MS STATE FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION:
Students Must Apply Online for Financial Aid
There is a single application for all state financial aid programs. Encourage seniors to apply early. Seniors may apply online at www.mississippi.edu/financialaid for the following programs:
Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG) -Application Deadline: September 15; Document Deadline: October 15
Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG) -Document Deadline: October 15
Higher Education Legislative Plan for Needy Students (HELP) -Application Deadline: March 31; Document Deadline: April 30
Nissan Scholarship - Application and Document Deadline: March 1(MUST apply through the Nissan information page)
Summer Developmental Program Grant -Application and Document Deadline: July 21
Scholarships for minorities:
A guidebook to assist minorities with scholarship/college information can be found here: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/college-scholarships-for-minority-students/
Another guide at College Affordability for Minority Students provides easy access to scholarship resources with helpful information on how to apply.
- Scholarship Guide for Asian-American Students: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-asian-students/
- Scholarship Guide for Black Students: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-black-students/
- Scholarship Guide for Hispanic Students: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-hispanic-students/
TheBestColleges.org is committed to helping high school students of all demographics with college costs.
iVisa Scholarship https://www.ivisa.com/visa-blog/ivisa-annual-scholarship - $1500 for winning essay. Minimum 2.5 GPA