New Legislative Changes to State Financial Aid for 2017-18

New For 2017-2018
The 2017-2018 FAFSA will be available starting October 1, 2016.  It will utilize the Prior-Prior Year tax information. Learn how this will help students.

Summer Financial Aid

Students who wish to receive federal financial assistance for the summer session must complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA and a summer application on SOAR. Learn more <here>.

Loan Processing
If you have never received a Federal Direct Stafford Loan, and plan on doing so for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year, you must complete Entrance Loan Counseling and a Master Promissory Note by visiting  You will need your FAFSA PIN to complete these steps.

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Important Dates

Key dates for students enrolling for the 2017-2018 year:

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid for 2017-2018 is available online beginning Oct. 1, 2016.

Apply for Foundation Scholarships for 2017-2018.  You may apply online at

Apply for 2017-2018 scholarships from the State of Mississippi. Several scholarships have a March 31, 2017 Deadline.  Deadline for MTAG and MESG is September 15, 2017.



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