Scholarship Information

University of Southern Mississippi (SMTT) Please check the website for Application deadline 

Please see your counselor for additional information if needed on each scholarship 

National Merit Semi-Finalist Scholarship

Presidential National Merit Scholarship

Academic Excellence Scholarship - composite 26 ACT or higher, SAT 1170 or higher

Golden Opportunity Scholarship - composite 24-25 ACT score, SAT 1090-1160

Regional Scholarship - nonresidents of MS, composite 21 ACT

Eagle Scout/Gold Award Scholarship - must have received Eagle Scout or Gold Award designation

Star Student Scholarship

Presidential Scholarship - 30 ACT or higher, SAT 1330 or higher, submit 2014 Competitive Freshman Program Application online (

LuckyDay Foundation Citizenship Scholarship -, MS resident, 3.0 higher GPA, commitment to community service

Leadership Scholarship - 3.0 higher GPA, Proven record of leadership in high school and community activities

Alumni Scholarship

Pierce Legacy Scholarship 

Mary Loraine Peets Buffet Endowed Scholarship 

Elmo Lang Memorial Scholarship 

Quest Bridge National College Match Scholarship 

students apply at

some information may have changed please check with USM for more information

Scholarships - Meridian Community College

Many students receive scholarships at MCC totaling almost $500,000 each year which are provided through several sources. See the following section for detailed information about MCC scholarships.

Applications for first-time freshman scholarships should be filed at the same time admission applications are filed. Sophomore students and transfer students may begin applying for scholarships after February 1.  To receive priority consideration for scholarships, applications should reach the Scholarship Coordinator’s Office by April 1.  Other applications are considered individually if funds are available.

You must print all of the pages of the application even if you don't use the extra lines (pages) the Financial Aid staff need the pages to enter information. Don't forget to sign and date the form. Mail the completed form to...

Meridian Community College
Financial Aid Department
910 Hwy. 19 North
Meridian, MS 39307


Please visit website listed below for a list of scholarships

Some dates may have changed please contact MCC.

Sample Schedules
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