Barnes and Noble Textbook Scholarships
Barnes and Noble Textbook Scholarships provide small grants for textbooks to students who want to improve their academic performance and can demonstrate a financial need.
Each college administers its own grants, so if you're interested in applying for a textbook scholarship, the first step is to contact the associate dean of your college, who can let you know your college's application process.
- College of Arts and Letters, Hattiesburg: Dr. Julie Reid, through the online A&L application form
- College of Arts and Letters, Gulf Park: Dr. Deanne Nuwer, through the onlne A&L application form
- College of Business: Ms. Amy Yeend, through the online Business application form
- College of Education and Psychology: Dr. Jeff Hinton through the online Ed-Psych application form
- College of Health: Dr. Kathy Yadrick, through Ms. LeAnne Cadigan
- College of Nursing: Dr. Anita Boykins through the online nursing application form
- College of Science and Technology: Dr. Doug Masterson
General Guidelines for Applying
- Each college administers its Textbook Scholarship separately, so you should contact your college (contact information above) to learn about its procedure for applying for a textbook scholarship.
- Textbook scholarship funds are limited, so you are encouraged to apply sooner rather than later.
- You may need to complete a the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible; check with your college’s specific textbook scholarship guidelines.
- Scholarships will be distributed in the form of a Barnes and Noble voucher certificate, which can be redeemed at the USM Barnes & Noble campus bookstore. All purchases covered by the scholarship need to be made in one visit to the bookstore; that is, the voucher cannot be split across multiple purchases or visits.
- Scholarships will only cover purchases for textbooks and specific other academic materials at the USM Barnes & Noble campus bookstore; no other purchases at the bookstore will be covered.