Use your Career and Technical Experience at MGCCC

Did you complete a two-year career or technical program in high school? You may eligible to earn a New Century Skills Scholarship at MGCCC!

New Century Skills – Expert and Master Scholar Awards

These scholarships are awarded to Mississippi residents who are “first-time to enter college” freshmen CTE students, have a high-school diploma, and have completed a two-year secondary CTE program.

Awards

Expert Scholar
  • $3000 over two years / $750 per semester for up to four semesters
Master Scholar
  • $6000 over two years / $1500 per semester for up to four semesters

Eligibility

Expert Scholar
  • High school graduates
    with overall G.P.A. of 3.0 – 3.45
Master Scholar
  • High school graduates
    with overall G.P.A. of 3.5 – 4.0

  • First-time students / entering freshman
  • Completed a two-year secondary CTE program
  • Legal resident of Mississippi

Acceptance

  • New Century Skills Scholarships are not stackable with an Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • New Century Skill Scholarships may be stacked with one additional institutional scholarship in all other categories (athletic, performance and service, honors, housing, etc.)
  • Students may enroll in any academic or technical program of their choice

Maintaining Eligibility

  • The scholarship is renewable for up to four consecutive semesters
  • Student must be enrolled in and complete a minimum of 15 credit hours each semester
  • Student must maintain a 2.5 cumulative G.P.A. or higher

Apply

The application priority deadline for these scholarships is May 1st.

If you completed a paper application then you do not need to reapply for this scholarship. Your application will be processed.

Apply