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Graduate Recruiting Assistance Grants Proposals

The Graduate School is accepting proposals for the 2019 Graduate Recruiting Assistance Grants Program (supporting spring through fall 2019 recruiting efforts). Only one application per department will be accepted. The maximum award is $2,000. Grant proposals will be reviewed and awarded on a competitive basis. 



Applications (limited to 3-4 pages) must include the following:

  • Project description: a rationale for and description of the proposed recruiting activity, including an explanation of the potential for the activity to engage a diverse population of high-quality prospects (1-2 pages)
  • Prospect outreach plan: a detailed description of an outreach or communication plan designed to encourage submission of applications and enrollment of admitted applicants (1 page)
  • Budget: an itemized budget with justification describing how requested funds will be used (1 page)
  • A letter of support from the school Director


A brief report describing the effectiveness of the project is due by Friday, December 13, 2019.

Direct questions to Desira Bailey at Desira.L.BaileyFREEMississippi or 601.266.4262. 

Proposals must be received by 5 p.m., Wednesday, October. 31, 2018.

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