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 students who have completed two years of coursework and are from or attending school in the Multi-State Delta Region (which includes AL, AR, IL, KY, LA, MO, MS, and TN).

Applicants must submit the following:

  • 2024 Applications Closed
  • A statement of interest in the Delta Scholars Program, including personal connections with issues in the Multi-State Delta region (max 1000 words)
  • One letter of recommendation from a faculty member
  • Official copies of college transcripts
  • Applicants who advance to semi-finalist will be required to participate in a brief interview with the committee.

2024 Applications Closed

Questions should be emailed to deltascholars@honors.msstate.edu.