Mississippi Financial Aid
. *HELP: must have a 2.5 . You must be a resident of Mississippi with plans to attend an eligible Mississippi institution and demonstrate need as determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Apply by March 31. Need determined by: the combined income for the student and the student’s parents must be $42,500 or less. However, the allowable average adjusted gross income increases by $5,000 for each additional dependent family member under the age of 21 other than the student (See table on line).
· *LEAP: must be a Mississippi resident, demonstrate need as determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),and must be enrolled as a regular full-time student at a Mississippi college or university
· *MTAG: scholarship money from the state of Mississippi if you are staying in the state for college. This is FREE money if you have a 2.5 GPA anda 15 on the ACT. Be sure you apply for this one!!
· *Eminent Scholars: worth more money than the MTAG, must have a 29 on the ACT and a 3.5 GPA
*more information regarding these scholarships and application information can be found at: www.ihl.state.ms.us
Or view their flier: http://www.mississippi.edu/financialaid/downloads/riseup_flyer_SFA_2011.pdf
Apply for fafsa at www.fafsa.ed.gov