Scholarships & Financial Aid Overview

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Southern Miss offers generous scholarship support to scholars, leaders, National Merit Semifinalists and Finalists and more.

Deadlines for freshman scholarships are Feb. 1 each year. Deadlines for  transfer scholarships are July 1 (fall enrollment only). 

Federal financial aid

The federal government is the single largest source of support to college students. All students are strongly encouraged to explore their eligibility for federal and state financial assistance.

Financial aid for Mississippi residents