About Nationally Competitive Programs
Nationally Competitive Programs (NCP) helps University of Southern Mississippi undergraduates
and graduates cultivate the skills and personal growth necessary to pursue scholarships
appropriate to their personal and professional goals.
- Provide centralized information and resources to increase student awareness of the
scholarship search and application process via workshops, events, online resources,
and individual advising.
- Coordinate application processes for a number of national scholarship opportunities.
- Mentor students through intense processes by offering resources, advisement, and individual
feedback which result in competitive applications for local and national scholarships.
- Collaborate with faculty and staff to identify and support potential student scholars.
These scholarships assist in the cost of study abroad, research or graduate school.
The office is available to help all students including graduate and alumni, with nationally
competitive program applications.