Scholarship Application

After finishing the below application, you need to provide a copy of your transcript and 2 letters of recommendation from USM Faculty who know you fairly well. The recommendation letters should be addressed to the Chid and Family Studies' Scholarship Coordinator. Professors/instructors may seal the letter in an envelope and sign across the flap or they may email the signed recommendation letter on letterhead paper as an attachment directly to ruth.brooks@usm.edu

If you will be an entering freshman in the Fall, please provide recommendation letters from 2 high school teachers on school letterhead.

Your letters of recommendation and a copy of your transcript should be paper-clipped together (no staples) and placed unfolded in a large envelope. The packet may be hand delivered to OMH 129 or mailed to the attention of Ruth Brooks, Administrative Assistant, Department of Child and Family Studies; 118 College Dr., #5035; Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001.


DEADLINE: postmarked by March 1 or hand delivered by 5:00 PM March 1. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU USE ADEQUATE POSTAGE WHEN MAILING