Scholarships

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:

www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-state/mississippi-scholarships/

www.college-scholarships.com/schools/mississippi/

www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/mississippi/

 

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/

 

Miscellaneous:

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

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