OGE – Office of International Programs

University of Mississippi

Scholarships for International Undergraduates

1. For international Freshman Students who graduated from high school outside of the USA:

  • International students who are admitted to the university as degree-seeking undergraduate sworldfesttudents, and who will hold a temporary visa/status in the USA may be considered for International Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES-INTL).
    They are generally offered on the basis of a student’s academic merit, compelling aspirations and promise of success at the university; they vary according to a student’s earned high school grades, English proficiency scores and other standardized national, regional and international examinations such as:  ACT, SAT, Cambridge International Examination (CIE), General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE), West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE), College Scholastic Aptitude Test (CSAT), College Entrance Examination (China), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE).  Please note: submission of all the required documents will not guarantee a scholarship.
  • Scholarships are generally offered for enrollment starting with a fall term, are non-deferrable and non-transferable, though are renewable, provided academic progression and grade requirements are met, and lawful presence in the USA is maintained. Students may be awarded the scholarship for a total of 4 academic years towards a first bachelor’s degree only.
  • Scholarships are generally credited towards non-resident fees and resident tuition fees. They may be combined with other scholarships, but may not exceed the full non-resident fee or resident tuition.
  • Permanent Residents of the USA who are FAFSA-eligible may not qualify for these scholarships.
  • International students who are externally funded (e.g. by their government) may not qualify for these scholarships.
  • Academic Excellence Scholarships for students who graduated from high schools outside of the USA are administered by the Office of International Programs.

2. For International Freshman Students who graduated from high school within the USA:

  • International students, regardless of legal status, who graduated from U.S. high schools may qualify for Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES). They must meet the same admission and scholarship eligibility requirements as do their U.S. counterparts. For more information, see information available at the Office of Financial Aid.
  • Scholarships vary according to Mississippi or non-Mississippi resident status, as well as according to earned high school grades and SAT/ACT scores.
  • Scholarships are non-deferrable and non-transferrable, though are renewable, provided academic progression and grade requirements are met. Students may be awarded the scholarship for a total of 4 academic years towards a first bachelor’s degree only.
  • Scholarships are generally credited towards non-resident fees and resident tuition fees. They may be combined with other scholarships, but may not exceed the full non-resident fee or resident tuition.
  • International students who are externally funded (e.g. by their government) may not qualify for these scholarships.
  • Academic Excellence Scholarships for students who graduated from high schools within the USA are administered by the Office of Financial Aid.

3. For International Transfer Students

  • International students who transfer from Universities within or outside of the USA may qualify for International Undergraduate Student Scholarships (IUSS).
  • Scholarships vary according to earned university/college grades and evidence of English proficiency.
  • Scholarships are non-deferrable and non-transferrable, though are renewable, provided academic progression and grade requirements are met, and valid legal status is maintained. Students may be awarded the scholarship for a total of 4 academic years towards a first bachelor’s degree only.
  • Scholarships are generally credited towards non-resident fees and resident tuition fees. They may be combined with other scholarships, but may not exceed the full non-resident fee or resident tuition.
  • International students who are externally funded (e.g. by their government) may not qualify for these scholarships.
  • International Undergraduate Student Scholarships are administered by the Office of Financial Aid.

 

* Note: Information above is subject to change without notice.