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Undergraduate Scholarships

Freshman National Merit Scholarships

MAY 1: 

  • National Merit Semifinalists: Deadline to accept semifinalist scholarship in the GO System.
  • National Merit Finalists: Deadline to apply for National Merit Finalist Scholarship in the GO System. Finalists must list USM as their first-choice institution with the National Merit Corporation.

AUGUST 15:

  • Finalists must accept Freshman National Merit Finalist Scholarships in the GO System.

[Note: Students must be admitted by DECEMBER 1 for Freshman National Merit Scholarships.]

Click here for instructions on How To Apply for National Merit Scholarships in the GO System.


SEMIFINALISTS

  • Full tuition scholarship for four years
  • Campus housing, meal plan, and one-time $500 educational allowance for freshman year only
  • Semifinalists do not have to apply for the semifinalist scholarship, but must be admitted by December 1.

FINALISTS

  • Full tuition scholarship for four years
  • Campus housing, meal plan, and $500 educational allowance for four years
  • One-time $4,000 study abroad scholarship
  • Finalists must must apply and submit official documentation by May 1 through the GO System for National Merit Finalist Scholarship. Finalists must list USM as their first-choice institution with the National Merit Corporation.

Contact Us

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

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Email
scholarsFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4540