Scholarship Overview

The University of Mississippi is proud to announce its scholarship program for the academic year 2024-2025, designed exclusively for international undergraduate students. With awards ranging from $3,900 to $23,454, this scholarship aims to support students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements. The program is open to applicants with a high school cumulative grade point average between 3.50 and 4.00 on a 4.00-U.S.-scale, offering a remarkable opportunity to pursue higher education in the USA.

Host Institution(s)

The University of Mississippi, a beacon of innovation, quality education, and opportunities, has been transforming lives and communities through top-class education. As Mississippi's oldest public institution of higher learning, it provides a life-changing academic experience across various fields.


This scholarship program welcomes applications for undergraduate studies across a wide spectrum of disciplines. Eligible fields of study include Arts, Business and Accountancy, Communication and Media, Education, Engineering, Health and Social Services, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Programs, International Affairs and Languages, Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology, and Social Sciences, Law, and Policy. This diversity ensures that students from virtually any academic background can find their niche at the University of Mississippi.

Scholarship Value

The University of Mississippi Scholarships offer financial support that covers a significant portion of the undergraduate tuition fees, ranging from approximately 95% to 15% of undergraduate tuition or from 55% to 9% of the total cost of study. This includes tuition, housing, meals, books, health insurance, and other educational expenses. Scholarships are generally applied towards non-resident and resident tuition fees and can be combined with other scholarships, provided the total does not exceed the full non-resident fee or resident tuition.


To be eligible for this prestigious scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • International applicants, whose primary language is not English, must demonstrate proficiency in English through one of the accepted English tests: PDT TOEFL, TOEFL iBT, TOEFL Paper-Based Test ITP, TOEFL My Best™ Score, IELTS, PTE-A, or Password Skills Test.
  • The scholarship is open to all prospective undergraduate degree program students from around the globe.
  • Applicants must have a high school cumulative GPA between 3.50 and 4.00 on a 4.00-U.S.-scale.
  • Candidates must have graduated from a high school outside the USA.

Application Instructions

Applying for the University of Mississippi Scholarships is straightforward:

  1. There is no separate scholarship application required. Interested candidates need only apply for an undergraduate degree at the University of Mississippi.
  2. Applicants must upload the necessary documents during their university application process, which includes a pre-qualification degree, copies of academic transcripts, certificates of English language proficiency, a personal statement, and a copy of their passport.


  • For Fall term enrollment: April 1 (with the semester beginning in mid-August).
  • For Spring term enrollment: October 1 (with the semester starting in mid-January).

The University of Mississippi Scholarships for International Students not only aim to lessen the financial burden on outstanding students but also strive to foster a vibrant and diverse academic community. This initiative underscores the university's commitment to providing accessible, high-quality education to talented students from across the globe. As you consider your higher education journey, let the University of Mississippi be your gateway to achieving your dreams and making a significant impact in your field of study.