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.

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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.


This program is supported by a Rehabilitation Services Administration, U. S. Department of Education long-term training grant (#H129P140004), that will provide full or partial funding and stipends for 11 students annually. Most recipients are currently employed as rehabilitation counselors in state vocational rehabilitation agencies, although graduate students may apply. Stipends are based on academic achievement, recommendations of key references, stated and personal and agency need, ability to attend the three week residency program and ability to work at least a year i. the field to pay off the stipend through work activity. All complete applicants are automatically considered for then stipend.