These scholarships are limited in number and awarded to Mississippi residents. Applicants must be 25 years of age. This scholarship will match money paid by the student up to $750 each semester for a total of $3,000. Students must take at least 2 (3 HR) classes to receive the scholarship. Special circumstances for less than 3 HRS will be considered on a case by case basis. Students must also maintain a 2.0 during their enrollment. Scholarship applications are reviewed by a committee and awarded based on financial need, credit hours previously earned and academic achievement.
Deadlines: Fall semester – apply by July 1st. Spring semester – apply by November 1st.
Amount: up to $750
Toward: tuition and fees per semester. Does not cover books. Payable for 2 years (Fall & Spring semesters).
HOW TO APPLY
Step 1. Application for Admission to Northwest Mississippi Community College. Complete the Application for Admission form and attach a second copy of your GED transcript.
Step 2. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete the form at www.fafsa.gov . (In order to receive a scholarship award you must complete the FAFSA).
Step 3. Complete the Adult Scholarship Application form below.
Applications are now open. Click here for the online form.