Policies and Procedures Manual

The Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid Policies and Procedures Manual is available here as a PDF.

Policies and Procedures Manual

The Policies and Procedures Manual includes the following sections:

Parts 600-609:  Administration

  • Part 601 – Authority and Responsibilities
  • Part 603 – Administrative Policies
  • Part 605 – General Administration Rules and Regulations

Parts 610-619: Undergraduate Grants

  • Part 611 – Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG)
  • Part 613 – Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG)
  • Part 615 – Higher Education Legislative Plan for Needy Students (HELP)
  • Part 617 – Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers and Firemen Scholarship (LAW)

Parts 620-629:  Graduate Grants

  • Part 621 – Public Management Graduate Intern Program (PMGT)

Parts 630-649: Undergraduate Forgivable Loans

  • Part 631 – Critical Needs Alternate Route Teacher Forgivable Loan (CNAR)
  • Part 633 – Critical Needs Teacher Forgivable Loan (CNTP)
  • Part 635 – Teacher Education Scholars Forgivable Loan (TES)
  • Part 637 – William Winter Alternate Route Teacher Forgivable Loan (WWAR)
  • Part 639 – William Winter Teacher Forgivable Loan (WWTS)

Parts 650-659: Undergraduate/Graduate Forgivable Loans

  • Part 651 – Health Care Professions Forgivable Loan (HCP)
  • Part 653 – Nursing Education Forgivable Loan – BSN (NELB), RN to BSN (NELR), MSN (NELM), RN to MSN (NERM), and Ph.D./DNP (NELP)
  • Part 655 – Family Protection Specialist Social Worker Forgivable Loan (SWOR)

Parts 660-679: Graduate Forgivable Loans

  • Part 661 – Counselor and School Administrator Forgivable Loan (CSA)
  • Part 663 – Graduate Teacher Forgivable Loan (GTS)
  • Part 665 – Southern Region Education Board Doctoral Scholars Forgivable Loan (SDSP)
  • Part 667 – Critical Needs Dyslexia Therapy Forgivable Loan (CNDT)
  • Part 669 – Nursing Teacher Stipend (NTSP)
  • Part 671 – State Dental Education Forgivable Loan (DENT)
  • Part 673 – State Medical Education Forgivable Loan (MED)
  • Part 675 – Graduate and Professional Degree Forgivable Loan (STSC)
  • Part 677 – Veterinary Medicine Minority Forgivable Loan (VMMP)
  • Part 679 – Speech-Language Pathologist Forgivable Loan (SLPL)

Parts 680-689: Loan Repayment and Other Programs

  • Part 681 – Mississippi Teacher Loan Repayment Program (MTLR)
  • Part 683 – Teacher Education Scholars Alternate Route Certification Forgivable Loan (TESA)

Parts 690-699:  Programs Authorized by IHL

  • Part 691 – Southern Region Education Board Regional Contract Forgivable Loan (SREB)
  • Part 693 – GEAR UP Mississippi Scholarship – Cohort 2 (GUMS)
  • Part 695  – Nissan Scholarship (NISS)
  • Part 697  – Summer Developmental Program Grant (SUMD)

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