These resources are not administered or coordinated by The University of Southern Mississippi and represent third party organizations. The Office of Undergraduate Scholarships and The University of Southern Mississippi are not responsible for the application process, funds, or monitoring of these third-party sites. Please, use your best judgment and our office's best practice tips listed below to help identify potential fraud offers.
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Below are a few checklists to help you feel confident that you have explored all of your financial options provided through the University and through credible external resources.
Additional resources and links can be found in the GO System under the "External" tab.
The Academic Common Market is a tuition-savings program for college students in 15 SREB states, who want to pursue degrees that are not offered by their in-state institutions. Students can enroll in out-of-state institutions that offer their degree program and pay the institution’s in-state tuition rates. More than 1,900 undergraduate and graduate programs are available.
Phi Theta Kappa Members are encouraged to apply for these additional scholarships available through the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and utilize their additional resources: https://www.ptk.org/scholarships/i-am-transferring/ptk-competitive-scholarships/
These scholarships can be stacked with Southern Miss' Phi Theta Kappa scholarship in accordance with IHL regulations.
All Office of Undergraduate Scholarships are equally open to international students that meet the requirements. International students are included in the application pool for automatic consideration, auto-match, and apply-to scholarship opportunities provided by the University. We also encourage you to apply for any "other recommended opportunities" suggested for you in the GO System, as well as any on our website. We have also included additional external scholarship resources designated for international students.
https://www.studyusa.com/en: Study in the USA has been sharing education opportunities with international students for over 40 years. We only work with high quality, accredited English language programs, universities and colleges and reputable partners. StudyUSA+ helps students take advantage of those opportunities from discovery through enrollment in one secure platform.
https://www.internationalscholarships.com/: The International Scholarship Search is the premier financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.
https://www.iefa.org/: IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings, plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.
Below are some external resources to help fund your semester abroad.