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Office of Student Financial Services

The Office of Student Financial Services helps students meet their educational expenses while attending the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Assistance is provided through grants, scholarships, student employment, and loans.

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For students who need to complete the 2023-24 FAFSA, visit the website.

All financial aid processing and awarding will be completed through Workday (PDF).

For students who need to apply for a GradPlus loan for the current 2023-24 school year, visit the website.

Assistance with UMMC / Institutional Loan(s) is available online through your servicer, ECSI (external site), or by calling 1-888-549-3274.

Professional Judgement

The UMMC Financial Aid Office can assist students whose parents or themselves have been impacted financially during this time of economic hardship. If you, if independent, or your parents, if dependent, have become unemployed or faced significant financial issues please contact a financial aid advisor. You could be eligible to complete a professional judgement to help meet your financial needs.

Disbursement Schedule

  • Summer 2023
    • Beginning of Term – Undergrad and Graduate Programs
  • Fall 2023
    • August 6 – M1, M2 and D1
    • August 16 – D2, D3 and D4
    • September 3 – M3
    • Beginning of Term – Undergrad and Graduate Programs
  • Spring 2024
    • January 3 – All Medical and Dental School Years
    • Beginning of Term – Undergrad and Graduate Programs

Note: Your financial aid file must be complete, and you must accept your financial aid awards in Workday prior to funds being posted to your student tuition account. Ensure that all requirements are met at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled disbursement date. See Workday Job Aid (PDF).

CARES Act Information

The Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (enacted March 27, 2020) provided funding to institutions of higher education to award in the form of emergency financial aid grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the coronavirus.

Currently, UMMC’s application for CARES Act funds is closed but will reopen if new funds are received.

Scholarship Applications

The University of Mississippi Medical Center Child of Faculty/Staff Award

Available to children of employees of UMMC, University of Mississippi (Oxford), and University of Mississippi satellite centers (Tupelo, DeSoto) for at least twelve (12) months prior to application submission. Children of retired as full-time employees with ten (10) years of service or those employees who die while in service are also eligible. Covers 50% of tuition per semester for each parent employed full-time for at least twelve (12) consecutive months. A tuition scholarship representing full tuition is available to children of full-time faculty and staff who were employed prior to July 1, 1977. All eligibility criteria as stated on the application, MUST be met to obtain an award.

  • The application is available in Workday by searching "Create Request" in the Workday search bar.

Orr-Russwurm Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship preserved exclusively for the purpose of providing assistance to deserving students who are planning a full or part-time career in Christian missionary work. The amount will vary annually based on the eligibility of funds. As stated on the application, all eligibility criteria MUST be met to obtain an award.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship supports female students with financial need who are residents of one of nine southern states.  Students enrolled in medical, dental, nursing, and allied health programs can apply for these funds annually.  Students receiving these funds must have a financial need and meet other qualifying criteria set forth by the LPW Foundation.

  • The application is available in Workday by searching "Create Request" in the Workday search bar.

Workforce Development Scholarship

The Workforce Development Scholarship is available to eligible UMMC employees and could cover the cost of tuition for up to six hours per semester of qualifying courses taken at UMMC.


If you have special circumstances and would like to meet with a financial aid advisor at a specific time, call (601) 984-1117, and an advisor will contact you to set up an appointment.