Finding money to pay for college shouldn’t be a discouraging process. The federal government awards billions of dollars every year to help students pay for college. During the Fall 2012 semester, approximately 8.5 out of 10 MSCC degree-seeking students qualified for some form of financial assistance, including scholarships and grants. The Financial Aid Office at Mid-South Community College will help you navigate the process to get all the financial
aid you are eligble to receive.
There are four main types of financial aid:
Scholarships are private monies that are made available to students from various local community groups, corporate donors, families/individuals, and Mid-South Community College. You do not have to repay scholarships.
Grants are awarded to students who demonstrate the greatest financial need. They do not have to be repaid.
Veterans Benefits provide financial support for education and housing to veterans and their families. These benefits are available through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Work Study is a federally-funded program that provides employment opportunities to students with the highest financial need. Placement is limited.