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Undergraduate Scholarships

Freshman Designation-Based Scholarships

JUNE 1: Submit general and designation-based applications through the GO System.

JUNE 15: Students will receive notification of their Freshman Designation-Based status/offer.

JULY 1: Students must accept Freshman Designation-Based Scholarships in the GO System.

$2,000 Annual Scholarships (Each) for 4 Years

These awards are designated for students who achieve these academic and community achievements prior to attending the University; therefore official documentation of status from high school counselor and/or authorized state organization is required to be attached to the online application in the GO System. 

Each award is to be paid out across 8 consecutive fall/spring semesters at $2,000 annually/$1,000 per semester for a total of $8,000. 

These scholarships can stack with each other and other freshman scholarship offers.

  • Valedictorian/Salutatorian
  • Student Body President
  • Eagle Scout/Gold Award
  • STAR Student (Mississippi Residents Only)
  • Boys/Girls State (Mississippi Residents Only)
  • Boys/Girls Nation
  • Distinguished Young Women: Local (Mississippi Residents Only) 
  • Distinguished Young Women: State (Mississippi Residents Only) 



Contact Us

Office of Undergraduate Scholarships
Kennard-Washington (KWH) 200
118 College Drive #5011
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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