Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid/Higher Education Legislative Plan (HELP)

Eligible applicant must be resident of Mississippi and apply for the first time as a freshman and/or sophomore student who graduated from high school within the immediate past two years. Must demonstrate need as determined by the results of the FAFSA, documenting an average family adjusted gross income of $36,500 or less over the prior two years. Must be enrolled full-time at a Mississippi college or university, have a GPA of 2.5, have completed a specific high school core curriculum, and have scored 20 on the ACT.

Award Information

Award Amount
$340 - $7,344
Number of Awards
2,661
Application Deadline
March 31
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
3
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
Mississippi
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Mississippi
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Program Administrator
Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid
Address
3825 Ridgewood Road
City, State, Zip
Jackson, MS , 39211
Telephone
(601) 432-6997
E-mail
sfa@mississippi.edu
Website
Website

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