External Opportunities

Below are several additional financial opportunities not administered through the GO System.

Click here to access the Funding Guide, a free resource to help applicants ensure they’ve examined all funding sources.

Opportunities Table
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$0.00 Academic Coaching
This program offers Southern Miss students one-on-one academic support with a success coach trained to improve the skills need to excel in college....
This program offers Southern Miss students one-on-one academic support...
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$0.00 Academic Coaching
This program offers Southern Miss students one-on-one academic support with a success coach trained to improve the skills need to excel in college....
This program offers Southern Miss students one-on-one academic support...
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Varies Academic Common Market (Out of State Students)
The Academic Common Market is a tuition-savings program for college students in 15 Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) states, who want to...
The Academic Common Market is a tuition-savings program for college...
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Varies Academic Common Market (Out of State Students)
The Academic Common Market is a tuition-savings program for college students in 15 Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) states, who want to...
The Academic Common Market is a tuition-savings program for college...
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Campus Resource ACES - Academic Connections to Enhance Success
At Southern Miss, we are proud to welcome a large percentage of first-generation college students to our University. Will you be the first person...
At Southern Miss, we are proud to welcome a large percentage of...
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Campus Resource ACES - Academic Connections to Enhance Success
At Southern Miss, we are proud to welcome a large percentage of first-generation college students to our University. Will you be the first person...
At Southern Miss, we are proud to welcome a large percentage of...
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Varies AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships, Grants & Financial Support
AIFS recognizes the challenges today’s students face with meeting the cost of their education. We believe a study abroad experience is an essential...
AIFS recognizes the challenges today’s students face with meeting the...
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Varies AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships, Grants & Financial Support
AIFS recognizes the challenges today’s students face with meeting the cost of their education. We believe a study abroad experience is an essential...
AIFS recognizes the challenges today’s students face with meeting the...
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Campus Resource Building a Resume
Career Services, located in McLemore Hall (MCL) Room 125, has great resources to help you prepare for the perfect job. Please, follow this link to...
Career Services, located in McLemore Hall (MCL) Room 125, has great...
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Campus Resource Building a Resume
Career Services, located in McLemore Hall (MCL) Room 125, has great resources to help you prepare for the perfect job. Please, follow this link to...
Career Services, located in McLemore Hall (MCL) Room 125, has great...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Building Wealth: A Beginner's Guide to Securing Your Financial Future
The Office of Undergraduate Scholarships’ Financial Literacy Program is geared towards helping students create personal wealth and meet their...
The Office of Undergraduate Scholarships’ Financial Literacy Program is...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Building Wealth: A Beginner's Guide to Securing Your Financial Future
The Office of Undergraduate Scholarships’ Financial Literacy Program is geared towards helping students create personal wealth and meet their...
The Office of Undergraduate Scholarships’ Financial Literacy Program is...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Business Services - USM Billing Schedule and Due Dates
If you have questions about USM billing policies or your SOAR account balance, please contact Business Services. The link provided takes you...
If you have questions about USM billing policies or your SOAR account...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Business Services - USM Billing Schedule and Due Dates
If you have questions about USM billing policies or your SOAR account balance, please contact Business Services. The link provided takes you...
If you have questions about USM billing policies or your SOAR account...
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Varies Career Onestop
Search more than 8,000 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other financial aid award opportunities. You can: Look through the whole list of...
Search more than 8,000 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other...
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Varies Career Onestop
Search more than 8,000 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other financial aid award opportunities. You can: Look through the whole list of...
Search more than 8,000 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other...
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$1,000 - $4,000 Desk and Derrick Educational Trust (US and Canadian Citizens - Juniors and Seniors Only)
The Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs created the Desk and Derrick Educational Trust in 1982 for the purpose of awarding scholarships to...
The Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs created the Desk and Derrick...
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$1,000 - $4,000 Desk and Derrick Educational Trust (US and Canadian Citizens - Juniors and Seniors Only)
The Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs created the Desk and Derrick Educational Trust in 1982 for the purpose of awarding scholarships to...
The Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs created the Desk and Derrick...
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  • Award: $1,000 - $4,000
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Direct Loan Exit Counseling Guide Direct Loan Exit Counseling Guide
Guide providing an overview of information federal student loan borrowers need to successfully repay their federal student loan(s).
Guide providing an overview of information federal student loan...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Direct Loan Exit Counseling Guide Direct Loan Exit Counseling Guide
Guide providing an overview of information federal student loan borrowers need to successfully repay their federal student loan(s).
Guide providing an overview of information federal student loan...
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Varies Fastweb: Scholarship, Insternships, and Part Time Job Search Engine (All Students)
Once you complete your free profile, you’ll have access to Fastweb’s database of more than 1.5 million scholarships. That is $3.4 billion dollars...
Once you complete your free profile, you’ll have access to Fastweb’s...
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Varies Fastweb: Scholarship, Insternships, and Part Time Job Search Engine (All Students)
Once you complete your free profile, you’ll have access to Fastweb’s database of more than 1.5 million scholarships. That is $3.4 billion dollars...
Once you complete your free profile, you’ll have access to Fastweb’s...
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Varies Federal Financial Aid Application (FAFSA)
The federal government is the single largest source of support to college students. All students are strongly encouraged to explore their...
The federal government is the single largest source of support to...
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Varies Federal Financial Aid Application (FAFSA)
The federal government is the single largest source of support to college students. All students are strongly encouraged to explore their...
The federal government is the single largest source of support to...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Listing of Federal Grant Opportunities Federal Student Grant Programs
Fact sheet listing federal student grant programs with program details and award limits.
Fact sheet listing federal student grant programs with program details...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Listing of Federal Grant Opportunities Federal Student Grant Programs
Fact sheet listing federal student grant programs with program details and award limits.
Fact sheet listing federal student grant programs with program details...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Federal Student Loan Basics Federal Student Loans: Basics for Students
Brochure providing students with basic information on Direct Loans, including eligibility, repayment, and responsible borrowing.
Brochure providing students with basic information on Direct Loans,...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Federal Student Loan Basics Federal Student Loans: Basics for Students
Brochure providing students with basic information on Direct Loans, including eligibility, repayment, and responsible borrowing.
Brochure providing students with basic information on Direct Loans,...
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  • Award: Financial Literacy Tool Only - Federal Student Loan Basics
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Creating a Budget Worksheet
The budget template in the “visit” link below is a free and printable document provided by the Federal Trade Commission at www.consumer.gov. As...
The budget template in the “visit” link below is a free and printable...
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  • Award: Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Creating a Budget Worksheet
The budget template in the “visit” link below is a free and printable document provided by the Federal Trade Commission at www.consumer.gov. As...
The budget template in the “visit” link below is a free and printable...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Education Tax Credits
An education credit helps with the cost of higher education by reducing the amount of tax owed on your tax return. If the credit reduces your tax...
An education credit helps with the cost of higher education by reducing...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Education Tax Credits
An education credit helps with the cost of higher education by reducing the amount of tax owed on your tax return. If the credit reduces your tax...
An education credit helps with the cost of higher education by reducing...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Financial Well Being Questionaire
Once students have completed the questionnaire, a score will populated and general scoring information will be provided. At the bottom of the score...
Once students have completed the questionnaire, a score will populated...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Financial Well Being Questionaire
Once students have completed the questionnaire, a score will populated and general scoring information will be provided. At the bottom of the score...
Once students have completed the questionnaire, a score will populated...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Finding Affordable Health Care
This Plan Finder website is provided by the federal government to help you find private health plans available outside the Health Insurance...
This Plan Finder website is provided by the federal government to help...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Finding Affordable Health Care
This Plan Finder website is provided by the federal government to help you find private health plans available outside the Health Insurance...
This Plan Finder website is provided by the federal government to help...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Free Credit Report
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide credit reporting companies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) to provide you...
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Free Credit Report
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide credit reporting companies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) to provide you...
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Government Benefits and Programs for Personal Financial Needs
The Benefit Finder, located through Benefits.gov, is a questionnaire providing you with a personalized list of government benefits and programs...
The Benefit Finder, located through Benefits.gov, is a questionnaire...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Government Benefits and Programs for Personal Financial Needs
The Benefit Finder, located through Benefits.gov, is a questionnaire providing you with a personalized list of government benefits and programs...
The Benefit Finder, located through Benefits.gov, is a questionnaire...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Understanding Your 1098-E and 1098-T Form
For the latest information about developments related to forms 1098-E and 1098-T and their instructions, such as legislation enacted after they...
For the latest information about developments related to forms 1098-E...
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Financial Literacy Tool Only - Not a Scholarship Offer Financial Literacy - Understanding Your 1098-E and 1098-T Form
For the latest information about developments related to forms 1098-E and 1098-T and their instructions, such as legislation enacted after they...
For the latest information about developments related to forms 1098-E...
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Varies Gulf Coast Community Foundation (Gulf Coast MS Residents)
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) is a non-profit public charity that has been serving the people of South Mississippi since 1989 when a...
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) is a non-profit public...
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Varies Gulf Coast Community Foundation (Gulf Coast MS Residents)
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) is a non-profit public charity that has been serving the people of South Mississippi since 1989 when a...
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) is a non-profit public...
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$0.00 Handshake
Looking for a part-time job, on-campus job, off-campus job, internship, or full time job? Create a Handshake account and contact Career Services at...
Looking for a part-time job, on-campus job, off-campus job, internship,...
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  • Award: $0.00
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$0.00 Handshake
Looking for a part-time job, on-campus job, off-campus job, internship, or full time job? Create a Handshake account and contact Career Services at...
Looking for a part-time job, on-campus job, off-campus job, internship,...
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  • Award: $0.00
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Campus Resource Jubilee Scholars
The Jubilee Scholars Program provides unique academic and professional development opportunities to a select group of students at The University of...
The Jubilee Scholars Program provides unique academic and professional...
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Campus Resource Jubilee Scholars
The Jubilee Scholars Program provides unique academic and professional development opportunities to a select group of students at The University of...
The Jubilee Scholars Program provides unique academic and professional...
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Program Specific - Visit Site for Details JUMP (Incoming Freshmen Only)
The Jump Scholars Program is a five-week summer program at Southern Miss designed to give incoming freshmen a jump start on their college...
The Jump Scholars Program is a five-week summer program at Southern Miss...
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Program Specific - Visit Site for Details JUMP (Incoming Freshmen Only)
The Jump Scholars Program is a five-week summer program at Southern Miss designed to give incoming freshmen a jump start on their college...
The Jump Scholars Program is a five-week summer program at Southern Miss...
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  • Award: Program Specific - Visit Site for Details
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