The Luckyday Program

The University of Mississippi

Luckyday Success Scholarship

$6,000 each year (for eight semesters)

Each year, The University of Mississippi awards eighty Luckyday Success scholarships at $6,000 per year.  Applications are encouraged from entering University of Mississippi freshman who meet the following requirements:

  • Mississippi resident
  • ACT score of 20 or higher (or SAT score of 940 or higher)
  • High school GPA of 3.2 or higher (on 4.0 scale)
  • Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Each year, the Luckyday Success Scholarship is awarded to eighty students. The Luckyday Scholarship is highly competitive and in order to be considered, applicants are asked to meet all required deadlines.  Apply now 

Luckyday Community College Scholarship

$6,000 each year (for four semesters)

The Luckyday Community College Scholarship is awarded to a select group of 25 community college transfer students with a 3.0 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  financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 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 Community College Scholarship Application is March 1. Selection of awardees for the Luckyday Community College Scholarship takes place in April and students awarded will be notified by letter of their selection. Luckyday Community College Scholarship awardees will take EDHE305 in their first semester.  Application available soon.