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:



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 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:

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:

- Scholarship Guide for Black Students:

- Scholarship Guide for Hispanic Students:


Miscellaneous: is committed to helping high school students of all demographics with college costs.

iVisa Scholarship - $1500 for winning essay. Minimum 2.5 GPA