b"Institutional Scholarships General InformationIn most cases, a maximum of two Institutional Scholarships may be applied to a student's account each semester.Institutional Scholarships are applied after all applicable grant funds have been credited to the student's account.In the case of multiple Institutional Scholarships, a student should choose the two scholarships which benefit him/her the most. Refunds of Institutional Scholarships will only be awarded if the student's account balance reflects zero after all payments are applied. The amount of funds received from an Institutional scholarship is limited to tuition and/or book rental for commuter students and tuition, book rental, and/or room/board for residential students. Fees including, but not limited to, registration fees, technology fees, on-line class fees, Career-Technical program fees, excessive credit hour fees (any credit hours above 18 semester hours), etc., will not be included in the amount of Institutional scholarship funds awarded. Any fees applied to the account of a student who qualifies for a cash refund of Institutional Scholarships will be deducted from the student's cash refund prior to receiving the cash refund. Merit Scholarships Academic Excellence Scholarships:The college provides academic scholarship opportunities for full-time, first time to enter college students with qualifying ACT scores.To be eligible to receive an Academic Excellence Scholarship, students must be legal residents of Mississippi, meet all admission requirements and register for classes. Superscores will not be used to award Academic Excellence Scholarships. There is no application for this scholarship. The appropriate Academic Excellence Scholarship will automatically be awarded to the students account after meeting all criteria listed below and registering for 15 credit hours. Hours taken as a dual enrolled/dual credit high school student do not affect scholarship eligibility. The scholarship is renewable for up to four consecutive semesters, including summer. The Academic Excellence Scholarship cannot be stacked with the New Century Skills Scholarship. Academic Excellence Scholarships may be stacked with one additional institutional scholarship in all other categories (athletic, performance and service, honors, housing, etc.) Criteria ACT Composite29 and Above Score*Valedictorian** or25-2821-2420 Salutatorian** Award Amount$1,750*** per$1,200 per semester$750 per semester$250 per semester semester MGCCC Grade3.53.232.5 Point Average *Superscores will not be used to award Academic Excellence Scholarships **Must show proof via official high school transcript ***Includes book voucher39"