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Graduate Financial Aid

MBA and MACC Financial Aid Information

There are several sources of assistance for graduate students. All awards from Millsaps are made after acceptance to the program. These awards require annual completion of the Application for Graduate Scholarship Renewal and Federal Stafford Loans. Summer scholarships and loans require a separate application, available from the Office of Financial Aid.

For more information on graduate aid and programs, visit the Else School of Management Graduate School.

ELSE Scholarships
Charles and Eloise Else have endowed graduate business scholarships for the top scholars, awarded on the basis of merit. This prestigious award is made to promising scholars who display the highest degree of scholastic aptitude.

Dean's Scholarships
This award is made to entering students who have exhibited outstanding leadership credentials. While the candidate's academic record is considered, significant weight is placed on exemplary service to the academic, civic, or business community.

Coca-Cola Minority Scholarships
Each year 1 to 3 candidates are selected to receive this endowed scholarship. The award is based on merit and academic promise.

Jeanes Scholarships
Each year this scholarship is given to the Millsaps undergraduate student who is continuing into the Else School MBA or MACC program.

Federal Direct Loans
Any student who is enrolled for six or more semester hours during a term is eligible to apply for Federal Direct Loans.

Employer Assistance
Many companies will reimburse tuition in whole or in part to an employee who successfully completes courses that bear a relationship to his/her job. Some employers will sponsor an ambitious employee through an entire degree program. Contact your personnel or employee training office to learn your company's policy.

Application Process for Scholarship Renewal, and/or Federal Direct Loan

Annual applications are required for Scholarship Renewal and/or a Federal Direct Loan at Millsaps. It is crucial that you complete this information as accurately as possible. Summer scholarships and loans require a separate application available from the Office of Financial Aid.

A complete Financial Aid Application includes:

  • Complete Admission credentials. Financial aid awards will only be made to students who have been accepted for admission.
  • Complete the 2015-16 Application for Graduate Scholarship Renewal and Federal Direct Loans. This application is required for renewal of your Scholarship and/or for application for federal loans. Make sure that your projected enrollment status for fall and spring are complete and accurate projections for the fall and spring semesters.
  • File the 2015-16 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA, http://www.fafsa.gov/) after January 1, 2015. This is required only for Federal Direct Loans. If you filed in 2014-15, you will receive a PIN (to use as an electronic signature) or you may request your PIN at www.pin.ed.gov .
  • Complete a Master Promissory Note for Federal Direct Loan. Complete the Master Promissory Note if you did not have a loan at Millsaps in 2014-15.