Meridian Community College Scholarships

Meridian Community College Scholarships

Nissan Scholarship

This award is available to Mississippi high school seniors who plan to enroll full time at a Mississippi public community college or university. Students must have high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and scored a 20 or higher on the ACT or a 940 or higher on the SAT.

Total: $6000

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS

Higher Education Legislative Plan For Needy Students (HELP)

This award is available to Mississippi high school students who are going to graduate or who have graduated from high school within the past year and are planning to attend an eligible Mississippi postsecondary institution. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher, and must meet certain family income limitations.

Total: $5535

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 31VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS

Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG)

This award is available to Mississippi high school seniors/graduates who enroll as undergraduates at an eligible Mississippi college/university. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, and an ACT score of 29 or higher or SAT score of 1280 or higher or be a National Merit/Achievement Finalist or Semi-Finalist.

Total: $2403

Awards: 2409

Deadline: September 15VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS

Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG)

This award is available to Mississippi undergraduate students who are enrolled at or planning to enroll at an eligible Mississippi college or university. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 15 or higher (or SAT score of 720 or higher), and must receive less than the full Federal Pell Grant as determined by the completion FAFSA.

Total: $591

Awards: 24329

Deadline: September 15VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS

Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers & Firemen Scholarship

This award is available to Mississippi undergraduate students who are planning to enroll full time at a state-supported college or university in Mississippi. The student must be the spouse or dependent child of a fatally injured or totally disabled law officer or fireman.

Total: $8416

Awards: 21

Deadline: September 15

Meridian Community College

910 Hwy 19 N
Meridian, MS 39307
(601) 483-8241

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 4516

Type: Public 2-Year

Main Website: www.meridiancc.edu

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $2,350.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $10,926.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $12,206.00


Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid93%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants72%
Average Federal Grant$4,348.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid26%
Average state aid$1,245.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid28%
Average institutional aid$1,343.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan18%
Average student loan$3,195.00

DegreesPOSTSECONDARY AWARD, CERTIFICATE, OR DIPLOMA (LESS THAN 1 ACADEMIC YEAR)POSTSECONDARY AWARD, CERTIFICATE, OR DIPLOMA (AT LEAST 1 BUT LESS THAN 2 ACADEMIC YEARS)ASSOCIATE’S DEGREEPOSTSECONDARY AWARD, CERTIFICATE, OR DIPLOMA (AT LEAST 2 BUT LESS THAN 4 ACADEMIC YEARS)MajorsAdministrative Assistant and Secretarial ScienceAutomobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/TechnicianCarpentry/CarpenterChild Care Provider/AssistantClinical/Medical Laboratory TechnicianComputer Programming/ProgrammerComputer Systems Networking and TelecommunicationsCooking and Related Culinary ArtsCosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail InstructorCosmetology/CosmetologistCulinary Arts and Related ServicesDental Assisting/AssistantDental Hygiene/HygienistDrafting and Design Technology/TechnicianElectrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/TechnicianEmergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)Fire Science/Fire-fightingGraphic DesignHealth and Medical Administrative ServicesHealth Information/Medical Records Technology/TechnicianHomeland Security, law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective ServicesHospitality Administration/ManagementIndustrial Mechanics and Maintenance TechnologyLiberal Arts and Sciences Studies and HumanitiesLicensed Practical/Vocational Nurse TrainingMachine Tool Technology/MachinistMarketing/Marketing ManagementMedical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical SecretaryMedical Insurance Coding Specialist/CoderMedical/Clinical AssistantNail Technician/Specialist and ManicuristNursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/AidePharmacy Technician/AssistantPhysical Therapy Technician/AssistantPRECISION PRODUCTIONPrecision Production TradesRadio and Television Broadcasting Technology/TechnicianRadiologic Technology/Science – RadiographerRegistered Nursing/Registered NurseRespiratory Care Therapy/TherapistSurgical Technology/TechnologistTelecommunications Technology/TechnicianTruck and bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and InstructorWelding

Mississippi Scholarships

Dr. Rajive K. Khanna Endowed Memorial ScholarshipScholarship for undergraduate students attending the University of Southern Mississippi who are majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Applicants must have a minimum 3.25 GPA. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary.

Mark C. Applewhite-Nutrition ScholarshipScholarship for native Mississippians who are graduate students attending the University of Southern Mississippi and are majoring in Nutrition. Selection based on academic achievement and potential. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary.

James S. Love, Jr. Electronic Information Management ScholarshipScholarship for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time at the University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts majoring in Journalism. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. Renewable. 

Mississippi Bar Business Law Section AwardScholarship for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time at the University of Mississippi School of Law. Students must demonstrate aptitude and interest in business law. Deadlines and award amounts may vary.

Allen G. Holder III Family ScholarshipScholarship for undergraduate students attending the University of Southern Mississippi who participate in the school’s athletic program. Selection based on academic achievement, athletic talent and potential. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary. 

Gibbes-Liberto Lifelong Learning ScholarshipScholarship for undergraduate or graduate students attending the University of Southern Mississippi who are majoring in Educational Administration. Selection based on academic achievement and potential. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary. 

Danny R. Carter Endowed ScholarshipScholarship for undergraduate students attending the University of Southern Mississippi who are majoring in Computer Science. Selection based on academic achievement and potential. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary. 

Charles & Diane Thomas Endowment in the School of MusicScholarship for undergraduate students attending the University of Southern Mississippi who are majoring in Music. Selection based on academic achievement, talent and potential. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary. 

Jennie Lou Breland Music ScholarshipScholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at William Carey University majoring in Music. Students must demonstrate musical talent and be recommended by the music staff. Deadlines and award amounts may vary.

Douglas Allen Traweek ScholarshipScholarship for seniors attending the University of Southern Mississippi. Selection based on academic achievement, financial need and potential. Preference given to Clarke County residents. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary.

.Marvin Moffett ScholarshipScholarship for undergraduate students attending the University of Southern Mississippi who are majoring in Real Estate. Selection based on academic achievement, financial need and potential. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary.

.Joe McGee Memorial Scholarship FundScholarship for undergraduate students attending Rust College. Applicants must have unusual character and religious commitment. Due date and number of awards may vary.

Cecile (Murrel) Flippen Endowed ScholarshipScholarship for undergraduate studnets attending Rust College. Applicants must be highly motivated and have a minimum 2.5 CGPA. Deadlines and award amounts may vary.

Chisholm Foundation Endowed Scholarship for the Winters School of MusicScholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at William Carey University. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and be attending the Winters School of Music. Deadlines and award amounts may vary.

Glen Hnautick Golf ScholarshipScholarship for undergraduate students attending the University of Southern Mississippi who participate in the school’s golf program. Selection based on academic achievement, athletic talent and potential. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary.

How much does Meridian Community College cost?

Meridian Community College Cost of Attendance
In-state$3,278
Out-of-state$4,258
On-Campus Room and Board$5,280
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family IncomeAverage Cost
Under $30,000$5,936
$30,000-$48,000$6,745
$48,000-$75,000$9,524
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Meridian Community College Financial Aid and Debt

37%

Students paying down their debt

$5,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$57

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type% ReceivingAverage Amount
Grant or scholarship aid92%$4,192
Federal Grants67%$4,533
Pell grants67%$4,364
Other federal grants3%$1,041
State/local goverment grant or scholarships29%$626
Institutional grants or scholarships47%$2,466
Student loan aid12%$2,739
Federal student loans12%$4,097
Other student loans

Contact Meridian Community College to learn about their financial aid program

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Micro-scholarships*Colleges AwardingAmount
Have perfect attendance for a year199Up to $2,100
Take a challenging class288Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus275Up to $6,000
Play a sport140Up to $1,500
Take a foreign language class185Up to $5,000
Do community service278Up to $500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

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Meridian Community College Campus Life

22:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

Four-Year Graduation Rate

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates3555
Living on campus4%
Transfer Students33%
Under Age 2572%

Meridian Community College Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

28%

Two-Year Graduation Rate

$25,400

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Meridian Community College

Address

910 Hwy 19 N
Meridian, MS

TypePublic
Profit Status
CategoryAssociate’s
SettingRemote Town

* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify