Eligibility: Students who are currently enrolled full-time in a two-or four-year college or university are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to sophomores (rising juniors) who are from or attending school in the Mississippi Delta Region (which includes AL, AR, IL, KY, LA, MO, MS, and TN).

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Application form (download here)
  • A statement of interest in the Delta Scholars Program, including personal connections with issues in the Delta region (max 1000 words)
  • One letter of recommendation from a faculty member
  • Unofficial copies of college transcripts

All materials can be emailed to mainoffice@honors.msstate.edu  attn: Dr. Kecia Johnson or mailed to:

Delta Scholars Program
Shackouls Honors College
P.O. Box #EH
Mississippi State, MS 39762

For more information contact Dr. Kecia Johnson at deltascholars@honors.msstate.edu.