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Scholarship Applications

Visit the Financial Aid Homepage to find the following scholarship applications. 

Sumner Foundation Scholarship Fund

Established in 1977 by Mrs. E.H. Sumners of Eupora, MS, to provide scholarship assistance for students from Webster, Montgomery, Attala, Carroll and Choctaw counties who are enrolled at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Award amounts are based upon funding and vary each year.

Orr-Russwurm Memorial Scholarship

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

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship

Established by the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation. This scholarship is designed for Christian women who have financial need and are pursuing a degree in nursing, medicine, dentistry, and health related professions. Recipients must be in good academic standing and must be accepted to either of the before mention programs. Recipients must also apply for all applicable state and federal grants, which includes completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Scholarship for Children of Employees

For Graduate and Professional Students

This scholarship is available to children of full-time employees of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), the University of Mississippi Main Campus (Oxford), or the University of Mississippi Satellite Centers. Children of employees who die while in service are also eligible if, at the time of death, 1) the child is enrolled or 2) the child has been accepted for admission.

In order to receive a graduate or professional tuition scholarship, the child must gain admission to UMMC and make a formal request within Workday prior to the start of the semester or term. The tuition scholarship will cover 50% of the total tuition per semester or term for each parent employed full-time by any of the entities listed above for at least 12 consecutive months preceding each semester or term for which the scholarship is provided.

The tuition scholarship is available to children of UMMC retirees who were employed full-time by UMMC for at least ten years, without a break in service, with a hire date prior to January 1, 2018.

For Undergraduate Students

Scholarship information may be found on the Dependent Undergraduate Tuition Waivers webpage, which is managed by the Office of Student Accounting.

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.