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Office of National Scholarship Advisement

University of Mississippi

Nationally Competitive Scholarships

This is a list of national scholarships for which you may be eligible. Some of these require University nomination, so please inquire early about the nomination process. The Office of National Scholarship Advisement would be happy to assist you with your application, whether or not nomination is required. Please note that the university cannot guarantee support for applications begun too close to the deadline. The web addresses for these scholarships are included so that you can get more information. To notify the ONSA of your intent to submit an application, or for further information and assistance, contact

For Juniors, Seniors, Alumni, and Graduate Students applying for opportunities after graduation

Non-US citizens are eligible for opportunities marked with an asterisk! These include graduate school abroad and in the U.S. as well as global professional opportunities.

For Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors

There are many things you can do to become competitive for such awards. It all starts with becoming engaged with your classes, your professors, and your community–starting your freshman year.

Interested UM students are encouraged to contact Dr. Vivian Ibrahim, Interim Director of the Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA), to learn more or attend any of the workshops.