Federal & State Grants

Federal and State Grants

Federal Grants

Federal Pell Grant Program

The Federal Pell Grant Program provides grants to undergraduate students who have financial need and meet the other general eligibility requirements for student financial assistance.  Pell Grants are awarded during the summer to students who did not attend full-time for both the fall and spring semesters.  For details about summer Pell Grants, contact the Financial Aid Office.

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

The FSEOG is a “need-based” grant awarded to undergraduate students. Students who receive maximum Pell Grants and have exceptional unmet need are given priority.  These awards are made based on the availability of funds.

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

If your parent or guardian died as a result of military service in Iraq or Afghanistan, you may be eligible for an Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant.

Mississippi State Grants

Mississippi's Resident Tuition Assistance Grant Program (MTAG)

The MTAG program provides funds for students who are currently legal residents of the state of Mississippi and who meet other eligibility requirements pertaining to the program.

Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant Program (MESG)

The MESG program provides tuition grants for students who are currently legal residents of the state of Mississippi and who meet other eligibility requirements of this program.

Non-Discrimination Policy

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX, Educational Amendments of 1972 of the Higher Education Act; and, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Board of Trustees of Northeast Mississippi Community College has adopted this policy assuring that no one shall, on the grounds of race, color, age, national origin, or sex, be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the College. Northeast Mississippi Community College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to race, sex, age, color, creed, or national origin. This policy includes the qualified handicapped and extends to all programs and activities supported by the College. The Section 504 Coordinator is Leigh Ann Stewart, Wright Hall 662.720.7192 and the Title IX Coordinator is Liz Roark, 662.720.7223.