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How To Apply for Designation-Based Scholarships

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Applying for Designation-Based & National Merit Finalist Scholarships in the GO System

Step 1) Log into the Golden Opportunities (GO System) Scholarship Application System:

  • Visit and click “Go System” located at the top of the page
  • At the top right of the page there will be a gold bar that says “Sign In.” Click the “Sign In” gold bar. This will direct you to the login page.
  • Use your SOAR credentials (wID and SOAR password) to log in to the GO System.

 Step 2) Once you have signed into the GO Scholarship Application System using your SOAR ID and password, you should complete the general application.

 Step 3) Following completion and submission of the general application, “Other Recommended Opportunities” will appear on the left hand under “Application Progress.”

 Step 4) Click on the “Other Recommended Opportunities” tab and search for your desired designation-based scholarship(s) or National Merit Finalist Scholarship.

Step 5) Once you find the scholarship you are searching for*, click the gold “Apply” button beside the scholarship name.

Step 6) Fill out the application. Be sure to include any required supporting documentation.

Step 7) Once you have filled out a specific application, be sure to click “Submit.” Submit any supporting documentation as needed. To double check that your application is submitted, click on “My Applications” to view its status.

 If you have questions, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Scholarships at 601.266.4540 or


 *If you are unable to find the scholarship you are searching for, click “Opportunities” at the top of the page, then “Ours” and search for the scholarship on the “Our Opportunities” page.

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

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