Office of Financial Aid Timeline
Applications and Awarding for the 2024-2025 Academic Year
|July 1st, 2023||Admissions Application and Special Programs & Scholarship Application available for the 2024-2025 academic year.
Regional Campus Scholarship Application available online for the 2024-2025 academic year.
|October 1st||The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available online for students to complete for the 2024-2025 academic year.
*Due to several changes to the application by the U.S. Department of Education, the opening of the 2024-2025 FAFSA is expected to be delayed. Keep checking https://studentaid.gov/ for updates!
|October 1st||The Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid Application is available for the 2024-2025 year to apply for state aid programs such as MTAG, MESG, and HELP Grant.|
|November||Academic Merit and other non-competitive entering freshmen and community college transfer scholarships are awarded and letters mailed to students for the 2024-2025 academic year. This awarding process continues through July.|
|January 10th, 2024||Deadline for the Special Programs & Scholarship Application.|
|February 1st||Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL) Application available for the 2024-2025 year (Only Pharmacy students are eligible for this loan).|
|March||Competitive Scholarships will be awarded. Awarding and re-awarding of scholarships will continue through August as additional funds become available.|
|March 1st||Priority date to submit the FAFSA to be considered for the Ole Miss Opportunity Scholarship.|
|March 1st||Priority date for the HPSL Application .|
|March 1st||OSHER RE-Entry Scholarship Application available online.|
|March 1st||Priority deadline to submit the Oxford Campus Community College Transfer Scholarship Application.|
|Mid-March||New freshmen will be mailed a paper financial aid award letter that includes Federal, State, and Institutional Awards for the 2024-2025 year.|
|March 31st||Deadline to apply for the Mississippi HELP State Grant. (We strongly encourage applying for MTAG and MESG by this date as well – to be ahead of schedule! It’s the same application.)|
|April 1st||Deadline to submit the Community College Transfer Scholarship Application.|
|June 1st||Priority Date for the OSHER RE-Entry Scholarship Application.|
|June 30th||Final date to complete the FAFSA for the 2023-2024 year.|
|June 30th||Deadline to apply for the OSHER RE-Entry Scholarship and deadline to submit the Regional Campus Scholarship Application.|
Disbursement of aid for the term begins approximately five days before the first day of classes. Aid that is ready for release will be posted to the student’s bursar account and Email notifications will be sent to the student.