Oseola McCarty Scholarship Program

The purpose of this fund is to award a scholarship to a student with financial need who represents an underserved population and who graduated from a public school in the Hattiesburg and/or south Mississippi area.

Supplemental Questions
  1. The Oseola McCarty Scholarship is for a student who graduated from a public school in Hattiesburg or the south Mississippi area.
    • Did you graduate from a public high school?
    • List the name of your high school.
  2. Looking at Ms. Oseola McCarty's life and accomplishments, discuss her servant attitude and ways you have emulated her spirit through community service and involvement.
  3. Discuss how you plan to use your spirit for community service and involvement to make USM better through this program and/or what you hope to gain from this program.
  4. Please provide contact information for a school counselor or teacher who will provide a letter of recommendation. After you submit your application, the system will generate an email to the counselor or teacher to request a letter of recommendation for you. You will want to independently follow up with the reference provider to make sure he/she has received the email from the GO System.