Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. For additional information, visit the Department of Student Financial Aid website. When you reach the student financial aid website, click on the "FAFSA Video" and follow the instructions to file and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

To complete the free application, visit the FAFSA website.

Have Questions About Your Financial Aid?

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Lyla Garner, contact for financial aid assistance


Mississippi State University offers a variety of scholarships to students. The Office of Admissions and Scholarships administers scholarships for undergraduate students. More information about each type of scholarship and application instructions can be found on the Office of Admissions and Scholarships website. See our Scholarships page for more information about Distance Education exclusive scholarships.

There are application deadlines to qualify for most scholarships. Be sure to check those dates to ensure you apply in time.

Funding options for graduate students may be found on the Graduate School website.

Bachelor of Applied Science Tuition Discount Program

If you are teaching in an applied science or technology field at a community college and enrolled in the BAS program at any of our campuses, you are eligible to apply for our BAS Tuition Discount Program. If selected, you will receive 50% off tuition and fees each semester you are enrolled in the BAS program and continue to teach at a community college. By receiving this discount, you are not eligible for university scholarships; however, you can still receive financial aid. To apply for this discount program, please upload your employment letter in your application portal upon admission.