Scholarships are awarded to incoming graduate students who show an exceptional ability to succeed in the graduate business or accountancy programs. To apply or be considered for scholarship(s), your application AND supporting documents must be submitted by the following deadlines:

April 1: Summer/Fall terms
October 1: Spring term

If you have questions regarding any of the below awards, contact the Director of Graduate Admissions, 601.974.1256, or email

Dean’s Scholarships
This award is offered to 95% of our entering MBA and MAcc students. It is distributed each term that the student is enrolled and significant weight is placed on undergraduate GPA, GMAT score, and work experience.

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

Phi Beta Kappa Scholarship
Individuals who are members of the Phi Beta Kappa Society are considered for this scholarship.

Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship
Members of the Beta Gamma Sigma International business honor society are considered for this scholarship.

Coca-Cola Minority Scholarships
Each year 1 to 3 MBA or Master of Accountancy students are selected to receive this endowed scholarship. The award is based on merit and academic promise and an interest in participating in one of our study abroad programs to Merida, Mexico or Europe.

Harrell Freeman Jeanes, Sr. Scholarship
Each year this scholarship is given to a Millsaps undergraduate student participating in the Early Start Program, who is continuing to study at Millsaps and earn their MBA or Master of Accountancy degree.

Scott Schild Endowed Scholarship
This award is given each year to a student showing financial need and preference is given to a student wishing to participate in the Summer European Program offered by the Else School of Management. To determine financial need, applicants will need to complete the FAFSA online.

Allison Coggin Lee Scholarship
The Allison Coggin Lee Scholarship is the largest endowed scholarship awarded to an MBA student. The candidate will have high academic achievement, work experience, proven leadership skills, and a commitment to ethical standards within the business community. In addition, the candidate is chosen based on exceptional aptitude for graduate business study, involvement in college and community activities, and GMAT scores. This scholarship is awarded in the fall term. To be eligible to apply, you must be admitted to the Millsaps MBA program. To apply: Submit an essay (500 word, double spaced) describing your career goals and how a Millsaps MBA will help you reach those goals to If selected to proceed to the second round you will be asked to participate in an interview. The deadline to apply is April 1.

Lois P. Reed Endowed Scholarship
The Lois P. Reed Endowed MBA scholarship was established in 2002 by the generosity of her brother, John D. Pilgrim and his wife, Anne M. Pilgrim. The award is distributed based on strong academic achievement and potential, preferably to a female student who studied at a liberal arts college located outside the state of Mississippi. In addition, the recipient would be preparing for a career in the field of financial services.

The Tellus Operating Group, LLC Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an MBA student each year. The award is given to a candidate based on academic merit.

James W. “Pete” Wood Endowed Scholarship
James W. “Pete” Wood scholarship was established in November 2000 in memory of Pete Wood through the generosity of family and friends. Mr. Woods served in the US Army during World War II as commanding officer of the 109th Finance section. After leaving the Army, he served as as the business manager of Millsaps College. Candidates for this scholarship must show financial need, by completing the FAFSA.


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