2020 MUW Scholarships
MUW net price is at $10,874.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Mississippi University for Women. MUW awards an average of $15,000.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, MUW students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Columbus, then those costs could be even higher.
99% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $10,806.00. Furthermore, 42% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $5,366.00.
The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Mississippi University for Women students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by MUW while others are open to MUW students, though not exclusive to Mississippi University for Women.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for Mississippi University for Women students?
There are 12 scholarships totaling $35,000.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 12 scholarships below.
What types of scholarships are available for Mississippi University for Women students?
Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Mississippi University for Women scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Mississippi University for Women study abroad scholarships, Mississippi University for Women transfer scholarships, and Mississippi University for Women merit scholarships.
Are these scholarships for MUW study abroad?
At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward MUW study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.
What scholarships are available to MUW transfer students?
The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Mississippi University for Women transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. MUW transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for MUW transfer scholarships.
Are these MUW scholarships limited by major?
You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.
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$1,000 Easy Money Scholarship
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Critical Needs Teacher Loan/Scholarship
Applicant must be a junior or senior student in a Mississippi college or university in a program of study that will lead to a Class 'A' educator's license or alternate route educator's license. Recipient may fulfill loan-to-scholarship service by working as a full-time teacher in a Mississippi public school in a...Learn More
Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship - R.N. to B.S.N.
Applicant must be a licensed registered nurse who is seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing at a Mississippi college or university. Recipient may fulfill the loan-to-scholarship service obligation by working as a professional nurse in Mississippi.Learn More
Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship - M.S.N. or Ph.D
Applicant must be a student seeking a masters or doctorate degree in nursing at a Mississippi college or university. Applicant may fulfill the service obligation by working as a professional nurse educator in Mississippi for one year for each year of money received.Learn More
Nursing Education Teacher Stipend
Applicant must be a Mississippi resident who is a licensed registered nurse, seeking a masters or doctoral degree at a Mississippi college or university. Participant must agree to teach in an accredited Mississippi school of nursing and have received the Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship for Masters or Doctorates.Learn More
Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant
Applicant must be a Mississippi resident pursuing their first certificate, associate, or bachelor's degree at an approved Mississippi college or university.Learn More
Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant
Applicant must be a Mississippi resident pursuing their first certificate, associates, or bachelor's degree at an approved Mississippi college or university.Learn More
Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship - BSN
Applicant must be a junior or senior student seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing at a Mississippi college or university. Participants may fulfill the loan-to-scholarship service obligation by working as a nurse for one year for each year of loan received.Learn More
Aura Neely-Gary Memorial Scholarship Fund
Applicant must be a student who is planning to enter a college or university in Mississippi. Preference will be given to students who desire to resume their education following a period of personal difficulties. Special consideration will be given for young women who had previously dropped out of school and are...Learn More