Awards & Scholarships

Mississippi Fraternal Order of Police Endowed Scholarship

Office: Department of Sociology

Applicants for the Mississippi Fraternal Order of Police Endowed Scholarship must:

  1. Be students who are currently employed as law enforcement officers and who are enrolled in the criminology program in the Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Mississippi State University. Preference will be given to students who are members of the Fraternal Order of Police.
  2. Have demonstrated academic achievement, a minimum of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Have demonstrated leadership abilities. Applicants will be reviewed by the Department of Sociology Scholarship committee. Any scholarships will be awarded on a year-to-year basis. Students who are recipients one year are eligible for consideration in any other year; however, they must again comply with the selection criteria.

How to Apply for Scholarships at Mississippi State University

Please click on the following link for instructions on PDF iconHow to Apply for scholarships. All scholarships are handled directly through admissions.

Office of Admissions and Scholarships

Office: 101 Montgomery Hall
Telephone: 662-325-2224

Mississippi State University’s Scholarship Program offers assistance to outstanding students who demonstrate the potential for superior academic performance at the college level. Students must be enrolled full-time and must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester to receive scholarships. Academic scholarships will be deferred during the work phase for co-op students. Renewal of scholarships non-resident scholarships/waivers is based on full-time enrollment and maintaining a 3.00 overall GPA at the end of each fall semester. All students have the right to appeal their Scholarship status. Exceptions may be made in cases of mitigating circumstances such as: Death in the immediate family, personal injury, illness, etc, as determined by the Office Academic and non-resident tuition scholarships are only offered during the fall and spring semesters. Requests to substitute a summer semester for a fall or spring semester must be made through the scholarship office.

A listing of Mississippi State University scholarship opportunities are located at: