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The HELP grant covers tuition and fees for no more than 8 semesters at a public institution. Participants attending a private institution in Mississippi will receive an award amount equal to the award of a student attending the nearest comparable Mississippi public institution. More information and initial eligibility criteria for HELP can be found on the Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid website here.
You should complete your application after October 1 of your senior year and prior to March 31 which is the earliest deadline. For more information, contact MOSFA at 601.432.6997 or 800.327.2980.
The Mississippi Office of Financial Aid will check your grades and hours to confirm eligibility at the end of every term. To receive any state assistance, you must take at least 15 hours each semester (fall/spring).
Initial Eligibility Requirements for the Graduating High School Senior:
Income requirements: The combined income for student and parents must be $39,500 annually or less. The average adjusted gross income (AGI) increases by $5,000 for each additional dependent family member under age 21 other than the student:
Initial Eligibility Requirements for Students Currently Enrolled in College
Award Amount/Length of Eligibility
Learn more at http://riseupms.com/state-aid/