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Scholarships and Grants

For more information on these and other awards, contact the UMD Financial Aid Advisor. Eligible GPA is based on the University’s method of calculating transfer GPA.


You must be admitted to the University to be considered for the scholarships listed below. Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and must be transferring directly from a community college. The calculation of the transfer GPA will include the grades from all prior colleges attended. You must be enrolled full-time to receive these awards. The total scholarship award is not to exceed the cost of attendance.



Community College Academic Excellence Scholarships (Tier 1 and 2)

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Community College Leadership Scholarships

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Community College Student Body President Scholarships

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DeSoto Center 2+2 Foundation Scholarships

Includes Maddox Foundation Scholarship, Reeves-Williams DeSoto Center Endowment, DeSoto Center 2+2 Scholarships, and Junior Auxiliary Scholarship

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Luckyday University Scholarships

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Lyceum Scholars Awards

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Military Service Non-Resident Scholarships

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Mississippi Community College Advantage Scholarships

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Osher Reentry Scholarships

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Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarships

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Phi Theta Kappa President Scholarships

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UM-DeSoto Student Ambassador Scholarships

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UM Regional Campus Scholarships

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UM Regional First-Generation Scholarships

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UM Regional Out-of-State Fee Scholarships

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Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required for all forms of financial aid for which you might apply. Be sure to include the University of Mississippi school code on your FAFSA: 002440.

Federal Pell Grant

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Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG)

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For Assistance

[Phone]: (662) 342-4765
[Fax]: (662) 342-5208
[Location]: UM-DeSoto, DeSoto Center

FAFSA School Code: 002440

Contact UM-DeSoto

5197 W. E. Ross Parkway
Southaven, Mississippi 38671

Phone: (662) 342-4765
Fax: (662) 342-5208

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2017 Graduation Celebration

Tuesday, May 2 at 5 p.m. in the DeSoto Center Lobby

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