Undergraduate Awards

Undergraduate Scholarships

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 1

Community College Academic Excellence 2

Community College Leadership Scholarships

Community College Student Body President Scholarships

DeSoto Center 2+2 Foundation Scholarships

Eagle Scout/Gold Award

Lyceum Scholars Awards

Luckyday Community College Scholarships

Dr. M. Lynne Murchison Scholarship

Military Service Non-Resident Scholarships

Mississippi Community College Advantage Scholarships

MLGW Employee Scholarship

New Century Scholarship

Next Step Scholarship – UM Regional Campus Part-Time Student Scholarship

NWCC Employee Scholarship

Osher Reentry Scholarships

Robert D. Oesterling Regional Out-of-State Fee Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa President Scholarships

UM-DeSoto Student Ambassador Scholarships

UM Regional Campus Scholarships

UM Regional First-Generation Scholarships

MS State Aid Available

Undergraduate Grants

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

Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG)


Graduate Awards

Grants and Scholarships

Mississippi Community Leaders Scholarship

Mississippi Teacher Fellowship Program

UM School District Bank Hours

University of Mississippi Recruiting Fellowship and Scholarship Program

UM-DeSoto Graduate Assistantships

Additional aid opportunities can be explored on the Graduate School Financial Aid Information page.