Financial Aid

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Financial Aid

There are many sources of aid for students. Some are sponsored by the Federal Government, others by the State of Mississippi, business organizations, and other private sources.

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Types of Aid

The four main types of aid include Federal Student Loans, Grants, Scholarships, and Work Study. Federal Student Loans require repayment. Federal and Mississippi-based Grants are awarded on a needs-basis and do not need to be paid back. Scholarships awards are based on performance and major. Work Study is also a great way to help pay for your education while working part-time on campus.

Important Dates

October 1: Begin Financial Aid Application Process for the following year
April 1: Priority Deadline For Federal College Work-Study, and Leveraging Educational Assistance Program
July 1: Official Financial Aid Award Year Begins