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Higher Education Legislative Plan for Needy Students (HELP)

This award is available to Mississippi high school students who are going to graduate or who have graduated from high school within the past year and are planning to attend an eligible Mississippi postsecondary institution. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher, and must meet certain family income limitations.

Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.

Awarded by:
Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid
Award Amount:

The award covers tuition and required fees at public institutions. Recipients attending a private institution will receive an award amount equal to the award of a student attending the nearest comparable public institution. Awards are renewable for a maximum of 10 semesters (15 trimesters) or until bachelor's degree completion, whichever comes first.

The number of awards offered annually varies based on the number of qualified applicants and the amount of funds available. The MOSFA will make these awards on a first-come, first-served basis; however, priority is given to renewal applicants who complete the renewal process by the deadline.
Deadline Info:

Applications are available online from the Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid (MOSFA) website. In addition to a completed online application, the student must submit the following documentat... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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Award Amount:$5,200
Application Deadline: March 31, 2015