Financial support—including tuition scholarships, housing allowances,
and stipends—is available. Interested students are asked to apply for
slots in the various programs and for financial support.
Underrepresented minority students are encouraged to apply for these
programs, some of which are funded by grants having a goal of enhancing
diversity. Stipends for the summer are up to $3,000.
Financial Aid Opportunities for
• Undergraduate Research Scholarships are available for undergraduates
who are majoring in science, math, and engineering disciplines.
• The AGEM Undergraduate Research Program is a comprehensive summer
program for students majoring in science, mathematics, engineering, and
technology fields who are interested in obtaining doctoral degrees and
pursuing careers in academia.
• The Mississippi Alliance for Minority Participation (MAMP) Summer
Bridge Program is a five-week residential experience for incoming
college freshmen majoring in science, mathematics, and engineering,
giving them an opportunity to achieve a smooth transition to college
• The Ronald McNair Program provides summer
stipends for undergraduates who have completed at least their freshman
years to conduct research with University faculty in any academic
discipline. Preference is given to minority students.
Financial Aid Opportunities for New
Minority students who are admitted to a graduate program in science,
math, or engineering are eligible for consideration for a National
Science Foundation AGEM Graduate Summer Bridge Program. These students
will join their programs during the summer before normal entry into
graduate school and may receive a stipend of $1,500 per month for up to
Students who are planning to enter a University of Mississippi graduate
program in the fall are eligible for this assistance and may apply it
toward the Summer Research Institute.