Deadline to apply for the 2022 Delta Scholars Program

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 (All day)

Additional Information

The 2022 Delta Scholars Summer Institute will be June 20-July 1 at Mississippi State University and the Delta region.
Applications Due: February 15

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
  • 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 Katelyn Wright at or mailed to:

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


For application form and more information about the program, visit: