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Tuition and Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to graduate students in several forms.

Mississippi Capitol Building, JacksonLoans, scholarships, assistantships, and employer tuition reimbursement are available after acceptance into Millsaps. A student in a degree program who is enrolled in six or more hours during a term is eligible to apply for a Stafford Loan. Completion of the Application for Graduate Scholarships and Stafford Loans is required for all scholarships and/or loans. To receive the application, contact the Office of Financial Aid, 601-974-1220, or e-mail financialaid@millsaps.edu.

Current graduate students receiving federal Stafford loans must complete the Else School of Management Application for Graduate Scholarship Renewal and Stafford Loans to ensure renewal of scholarships and loans. Find that form and other graduate financial aid information here.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Graduate Assistantships are available each year to full-time students. Graduate assistants provide administrative and research assistance to the faculty. The stipends vary from $2,000 to $6,000 per year. To apply for a graduate assistantship, students must be accepted into the MBA or MAcc program and complete the graduate application for financial aid.

Scholarship Awards are made to graduate students who show an exceptional ability to succeed in the graduate business program. For detailed information, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions, 601-974-1253, or e-mail mbamacc@millsaps.edu. The scholarships available to graduate business students are described below.

Coggin Scholarship: The Coggin Scholarship is the largest scholarship awarded to an MBA student. Each year, one candidate is chosen based on exceptional aptitude for graduate business study, involvement in college and community activities, and GMAT scores. The applicant is also asked to write an essay and participate in an interview process.

Else Scholarship: 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 Scholarship: This award is given to the majority of entering students who have exhibited outstanding academic and leadership credentials. While the candidate's entire application file is considered, significant weight is placed on the GMAT score and undergraduate GPA. All applicants are considered for this award.

Coca-Cola Minority Scholarships: Each year, one to three candidates are selected to receive this endowed scholarship. The award is based on merit, academic promise, and an interest in studying abroad.

Jeanes Scholarship: Each year this scholarship is awarded to a Millsaps undergraduate student who is continuing into the Millsaps graduate business program.

Reed Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a female MBA student with a liberal arts background who has shown strong academic achievement and potential.

Scott Schild Endowed Scholarship: This award is given each year to a student showing interest in participating in the Summer European Program offered by the Else School of Management.

Tuition Reimbursement is made available to employees by many companies. Some employers will sponsor ambitious employees through an entire degree program. Contact your personnel department to learn more about your company's policy.