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University of Mississippi

ONSA in the News



Bray Hill’s Bridge to Success

Two UM Students, One Graduate Named Rhodes and Marshall Finalists

UM Graduate Chosen as Marshall Scholar

Goldwater Scholars Set Sights on Biomedical Research

Truman Scholar Travels Globe to Study Conservation

Record Boren Cohort Seeks New Opportunities to Learn Languages



Three UM Students Win Goldwater Scholarships 2023

University-Record Eight UM Students Earn Fulbright Awards

Ole Miss Junior Madeleine Dotson Named Truman Scholar



Three Students Named Truman Finalists 2022

Three UM Students Named Goldwater Scholars 2022

Two Mississippi Students Awarded Truman Scholarships 2022

Six UM Students Awarded Fulbright Scholarships



Three Students Selected for Prestigious NSF Research Fellowships 2021

Seven UM International Studies Students Named Boren Scholars 2021

UM Students Win Coveted Goldwater Scholarships 2021

Senior Named UMs First Rangel Fellow 2021



UM Student Named Truman Finalist 2020

UM Students Win Coveted Goldwater Scholarships 2020

UM Senior Named Fulbright Recipient 2020



Arielle Hudson Named UM’s 27th Rhodes Scholar 2019




The key to a strong application is…START EARLY! Follow these steps to schedule your appointment!

STEP 1: Look through the Handbook or Website to identify potential awards.

  • Each award description in the handbook or website includes eligibility, a description, application procedures, and links to videos/webinars.
  • Some awards identify “institutional endorsement required” or “institutional endorsement recommended”. In order to be endorsed by ONSA and the university of Mississippi you must have a complete application by the campus deadline.

STEP 2: Complete the Fellowship Interest Form (required)

STEP 3: Make an appointment with a Fellowship Advisor (strongly recommended)

STEP 4: If you apply for a national fellowship, you will need to complete the Nomination Permission Form and Waiver (required)