Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
29
Days
March 31 2021
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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Higher Education Legislative Plan (HELP)

Description

Created by the Mississippi Legislature, this program is designed to provide tuition assistance to qualified students whose financial need, as demonstrated by federal student aid eligibility, will not be met with gift aid from other sources. The program provides full tuition to qualified students for up to four years. Applicants must meet income limitations and demonstrate need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and qualifying for a full or partial federal Pell Grant. Applicants currently enrolled in college must be within one year of high school graduation (current college freshman). National ACT score requirement: 20. Some application notes: New applicants and some renewal applicants with a break in enrollment will be required to submit two forms of residency documentation (example: FAFSA, MS driver's license, state tax return, etc.). Important dates are as follows: Application dates: October 1- March 31. Supporting Documents (including certified HELP Core Curriculum): April 30.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Minnesota
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Mississippi

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - FAFSA. Log in to the application portal to see the full list of application materials needed.
  • Checkmark Application Form
For more info, please visit our site
Contact sfa@mississippi.edu
Tel: 800-327-2980 Address 3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211