2017-18 Academic Catalog

How to Apply

The following forms MUST be completed by the student each year:

  1. Federal Student Aid - (Federal Pell Grant, Federal SEOG, LEAP, TEACH, Federal Work Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized Student Loans and the Federal PLUS Loan). Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year. The FAFSA can be submitted over the web at www.FAFSA.ed.gov and should be submitted as soon as possible after October 1st each year for the coming school year. Any required verification or tax documents should be delivered to the Department of Student Financial Aid at MSU by March 1. Late applicants will be considered on a funds available basis. Mississippi State University’s Federal School Code Number is 002423.
  2. State Student Aid - Applications for student aid programs offered by the state of Mississippi should be submitted or updated as soon as possible after January 1 each year for the coming school year. Information and online applications are available at http://www.mississippi.edu/riseupms/index.php.
  3. Academic and/or Regional Scholarships - Submit an Application for Admission and General Scholarships and an online resume. Please refer to www.admissions.msstate.edu for additional information and applicable priority dates.
  4. Sumners Scholarships - Students should submit the Sumners Scholarship application to MSU via the Web at www.admissions.msstate.edu by the September 15 priority deadline.