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Name Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers & Firemen Scholarship
Number of Awards
Award Value
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications From January 1 until September 15
Renewable
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Contact Information

Contact Mississippi Student Financial Aid
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39211-6453
Phone
Fax
Email sfa@ihl.state.ms.us

Scholarship Description

The Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers and Fireman Scholarship Program offers financial assistance to dependent children and spouses of any Mississippi law enforcement officer, full-time fire fighter or volunteer fire fighter who has suffered fatal injuries or wounds or become permanently and totally disabled as a result of injuries or wounds which occurred in the performance of the official and appointed duties of his or her office. This financial assistance is offered as an eight semester tuition and room scholarship at any state-supported college or university in Mississippi.

ELIGIBILITY
You are eligible if all the following apply:
* You are a current legal resident of Mississippi
* You are admitted as a full-time student at any one state-supported college or university
* You are certified as a dependent child or spouse of any Mississippi law enforcement officer, full-time firefighter or volunteer fire fighter who has suffered fatal injuries or wounds which occurred in the performance of the official and appointed duties of his or her office or certified as the dependent child or spouse of any Mississippi law enforcement officer, full-time firefighter or volunteer fire fighter who has become permanently and totally disabled as a result of injuries or wounds which occurred in the performance of the official and appointed duties of his or her office