FINANCIAL AID

Northwest offers students a comprehensive financial aid program to assist them in their pursuit of higher education.  With 91 percent of our students receiving some type of financial aid, we are ready to help you find the assistance you need to reach your educational goals.With 91 percent of our students receiving some type of financial aid, we are ready to help you find the assistance you need to reach your educational goals.

Applying for Financial Aid 

Applying for financial aid is easy!  All students receiving aid, whether from scholarships, grants, loans or work-study, need to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid).  Be sure to use Northwest’s school code: 002427. For more information on applying for aid, be sure to check out our Guide to Applying for Financial Aid.  

Types of Financial Aid 

Students at Northwest can receive various types of financial aid, including federal grants (Pell, FSEOG), federal work-study, federal loans, state grants (MTAG, MESG), state scholarships, county grants and institutional scholarships (academic, athletic, etc.).  For more information on each type of aid, check the menu on the right.

Need Help in Applying for Financial Aid? 

If you have questions about financial aid or need help with your application, our Financial Aid Office is ready to assist you.  Financial aid counselors are available at each campus location below. Office hours: Monday – Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm .Fax number 662-562-3915.

Senatobia campus
(662) 562-3271
fin_aid@northwestms.edu

DeSoto Center
(662) 996-1939
fin_aid@northwestms.edu

Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center
(662) 238-7944
fin_aid@northwestms.edu

We have also put together a handy Financial Aid Checklist to serve as a timeline and reminder of the steps you will need to take to make sure your financial aid application process is complete. For more information, check the menu on the right.

Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address mkelsay@northwestms.edu . Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3409, e-mail address trush@northwestms.edu.

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The safety and security of students, faculty, and staff is very important to Northwest Mississippi Community College. A copy of the Annual Security Report, published annually by the Campus Police Department, details Northwest policies and procedures regarding campus safety. A copy of the report, which contains the annual crime statistics report, is available online in the current Northwest Bulletin (www.northwestms.edu/bulletin) or on the Northwest website here: https://northwestmsedu.finalsite.com/police-and-public-safety  and in printed form upon request from the Campus Police Office (662-562-3314). The Annual Security Report is published in compliance with all applicable federal laws regarding campus safety and security.