Types of Aid

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Types of Financial Aid

There are a number of different financial options to help you cover educational expenses. The Office of Student Financial Services is dedicated to assisting you with financing your education with the following types of financial aid:

  • Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Loan Programs
    • Grants
    • Work-Study Programs
  • State Financial Aid
    • Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG)
    • Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG)
    • State Scholarships and Grant Programs
  • Institutional Aid
    • Academic and Discipline-specific Scholarships
    • Workforce Development Scholarships (for UMMC employees only)
  • Military Aid and Veterans Certification (in partnership with the Enrollment Management and Student Accounting)
  • Private Aid and Private Loans
  • Other External and Service Scholarships and Grants