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Scholarships & Financial Aid Information


Financial Aid and Scholarships:
MS Office of Student Financial Aid
Free Financial Aid Information Website
HELP Grant (higher ed legislative plan for needy students) 
MTAG (MS Tuition Assistance Grant)
LAW (MS Law Enforcement Officers and Firemen Scholarship)
NW Financial Aid & Scholarships

Get2College Fall Webinars


Tune in from wherever you are for a free webinar via Zoom video conferencing. All you need is a device with an Internet connection! Each webinar will cover different material and targets parents of high school juniors and seniors, though it is open to everyone. You will have the opportunity to ask questions via live chat. Online registration is required at and will open two weeks before the webinar date. Once you register, you will receive a link to join. You will also receive a recording following the webinar.


Scholarships and Financial Aid

Date & Time: Thursday, September 2112-1 p.m.

Presenters: TJ Walker and Charlie Herrington, Get2College North MS staff

Description: Parent of a junior or senior? Find out what your student should be doing right now to plan and pay for college. We’ll take a quick look at the admissions timeline, then give an overview of the four types of financial aid and timeline for securing the most funding: private scholarships, college scholarships, federal aid, and state aid.

Register here


All About the FAFSA

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 712-1 p.m.

Presenters: Charlie Herrington, Get2College North MS staff, and Brandi Lyndall, Get2College Gulf Coast staff

Description: Learn all about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid: what it does and doesn’t do, and common myths about it. Think you make too much money to get funding as a result of the FAFSA?  You might be surprised. The FAFSA is not just for federal aid and is often a requirement for private scholarships, college scholarships and even state aid.

Registration opens October 24


State Aid in Mississippi

Date & Time: Tuesday, December 1212-1 p.m.

Presenters: Kierstan Knaus, Get2College Center Jackson staff, and Jennifer Rogers, Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid

Description: Learn about the three grants from the state of Mississippi that help fund a Mississippi education (both public and private colleges and universities.  Don’t wait until senior year to discover you are one ACT point away from $2500 or full tuition!  We’ll cover the basics of each grant along with the timeline for the application and supporting documents.

Registration opens November 28

Charlie Herrington from Get2College speaks to juniors and seniors about how to increase their ACT score.