Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG)

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

September 15, 2020

Awarded By

Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid

Award Amount

Up to $2,500 annually. The award cannot exceed tuition and required fees. Awards are renewable for up to 8 semesters (12 trimesters) or degree completion, whichever comes first. Recipients must submit a renewal application every year.


The number of awards offered annually varies based on the number of qualified applicants and funding levels. Generally, all eligible applicants are awarded.

Additional Information

Created by the Mississippi Legislature this program is designed to provide financial aid assistance to Mississippi residents attending state approved public and nonprofit two-year and four-year eligible colleges and universities. The primary objective of the MESG is to provide educational opportunities for students who wish to pursue postsecondary education in the state. Students must be pursuing a first certificate, first associate's degree, or first bachelor's degree.

Deadline Info

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

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