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Luckyday Scholarship

$2,000 to $5,000 each year

Each year, The University of Mississippi awards Luckyday scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 per year. The Luckyday scholarship is awarded to an entering University of Mississippi freshman who:

  • is a Mississippi resident
  • has an ACT score of 20 or higher (or SAT score of 940 or higher)
  • has a high school GPA of 3.2 or higher (on 4.0 scale)
  • demonstrates remaining financial need after award of other scholarships and grants.

Each year, the Luckyday Scholarship is awarded to seventy-five out of more than eight hundred applicants. The Luckyday Scholarship is highly competitive and in order to be considered, applicants are asked to meet all required deadlines.

Luckyday University Scholarship

$9,200 (Up to $4,600 per year)

The Luckyday University Scholarship is awarded to a select group of 25 community college transfer students with a 2.5 GPA on at least 48 transferable community college credit hours. Students receiving this award must be residents of Mississippi and must be transferring from a Mississippi community college. In addition, students selected must have remaining financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after other scholarships and grants have been awarded. Students who have attended a four-year university or college following high school are not eligible to receive this award. To be considered for this scholarship, the deadline for filing the FAFSA is March 1st and priority deadline for submitting The University of Mississippi online Luckyday University Scholarship Application is April 1. Selection of awardees for the Luckyday University Scholarship takes place in late April and students awarded will be notified by letter of their selection. Luckyday University Scholarship awardees will take EDHE305 in fall 2017.