Freshman Designation-Based: Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship

The Freshman Designation-Based: Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship is available to students the fall semester immediately following high school graduation. Students must be admitted to the University and submit documentation by the stated deadlines. Students should only apply if they were named Valedictorian or Salutatorian of their high school graduating class and have documentation.

Visit for details regarding eligibility. This award is worth $2,000 annually/$1,000 per consecutive fall/spring semester for four years.

$2,000 annually for four years
Special Awarding Deadline
Supplemental Questions
  1. This application is for the Freshman Designation-Based Scholarship: Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship. Freshman designation-based scholarships are for students enrolling the fall semester immediately after high school graduation.

    To be considered, you must be fully admitted to The University of Southern Mississippi by December 1 and complete and submit this application, including supporting documentation for designation-based award, by August 1.

    Official documentation can include official documentation from student's high school and/or guidance counselor. Please submit documentation for the designation-based scholarship(s) below.

    For additional questions regarding this scholarship, contact the Office of Undergraduate Scholarships at or 601.266.4540.
  2. Additional Documentation: