Speech-Language Pathologist Forgivable Loan (SLPL)

Mississippi students pursuing a master’s degree in a program at a Mississippi college/university leading to licensure as a speech-language pathologist are eligible. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and agree to work in a Mississippi public or charter school district as a speech-language pathologist to forgive the loan.

Brian & Cathy Smith Memorial Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is open to music therapy interns pursuing training in chemical dependency or in adolescent programs. Students must be members of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) in both the year in which application is made and the year in which the award is granted, and must attend an AMTA-approved institution.

Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship for Music Interns

This scholarship is for students who are currently doing a music therapy internship. Students must be members of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) in both the year in which application is made and the year in which the award is granted, and must attend an AMTA-approved institution.

E. Thayer Gaston Research Competition

This research competition is open to undergraduate students studying music therapy at an institution approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). Students must be members in good standing of the AMTA both at the time of application and the time of award.

NFMC/Irma Carey Wilson Music Therapy Award

This award is available for currently enrolled U.S. college sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students. Students must be pursuing a degree in music therapy or interning for music therapy, and must attend a school accredited by the American Music Therapy Association.

Nissan Scholarship

This award is available to Mississippi high school seniors who plan to enroll full time at a Mississippi public community college or university. Students must have high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and scored a 20 or higher on the ACT or a 940 or higher on the SAT.

Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers & Firemen Scholarship

This award is available to Mississippi undergraduate students who are planning to enroll full time at a state-supported college or university in Mississippi. The student must be the spouse or dependent child of a fatally injured or totally disabled law officer or fireman.

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.

Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG)

This award is available to Mississippi undergraduate students who are enrolled at or planning to enroll at an eligible Mississippi college or university. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 15 or higher (or SAT score of 720 or higher), and must receive less than the full Federal Pell Grant as determined by the completion FAFSA.

Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG)

This award is available to Mississippi high school seniors/graduates who enroll as undergraduates at an eligible Mississippi college/university. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, and an ACT score of 29 or higher or SAT score of 1280 or higher or be a National Merit/Achievement Finalist or Semi-Finalist.