Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
345
Days
March 31 2025
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Residency documents, Academic documentation
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Driver's License
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
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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. Eligible institutions are available on the website. For new and some renewal applicants, two forms of residency documentation are required. Preferred residency documents are FAFSA and Mississippi driverÔÇÖs license. Alternate residency documents accepted are State Tax Return, Homestead Exemption, Voter Registration, and Vehicle Registration. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Eligibility Requirements

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

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Residency documents, Academic documentation
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Driver's License
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
For more info, please visit our site
Contact sfa@mississippi.edu
Tel: 800-327-2980
Fax: 601-432-6527 Address 3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453