Scholarships

The College of Education and Psychology offers several endowed scholarships that range from $250 to full payment of tuition. Requirements vary widely across scholarships (i.e., GPA, financial need and/or demonstration of leadership). The deadline for submitting applications is April 1 for the upcoming fall semester. These include:

  • Larry and Elizabeth Payne Education and Psychology Scholarship Fund: To be awarded to incoming freshmen who are majoring in any area within the College of Education and Psychology, with preference given to students with financial need and who are residents of the state of Mississippi. This scholarship may be renewed up to four years.Award shall be to six students. Dean of the College of Education and Psychology shall be responsible for the selection process.
  • Zed Houston Burns: To be awarded to an outstanding student in psychology