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:

Section 100:  Authorization and Organization
Section 200:  Duties and Responsibilities
Section 300:  Funding Policy
Section 400:  Rules and Regulations

  • 401.01 – General Administration Rules and Regulations
  • 401.02 – Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG)
  • 401.03 – Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG)
  • 401.04 – Higher Education Legislative Plan for Needy Students (HELP)
  • 401.05 – Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers and Firemen Scholarship (LAW)
  • 401.06 – Public Management Graduate Intern Program (PMGT)
  • 401.07 – Critical Needs Alternate Route Teacher Loan/Scholarship (CNAR)
  • 401.08 – Critical Needs Teacher Loan/Scholarship (CNTP)
  • 401.09 – Mississippi Teacher Loan Repayment Program (MTLR)
  • 401.10 – William Winter Alternate Route Teacher Loan/Scholarship (WWAR)
  • 401.11 – William Winter Teacher Loan/Scholarship (WWTS)
  • 401.12 – Teacher Education Scholars Loan/Scholarship (TES)
  • 401.13 – Health Care Professions Loan/Scholarship (HCP)
  • 401.14 – Family Protection Specialist Social Worker Loan/Scholarship (SWOR)
  • 401.15 – Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship – BSN (NELB), RN to BSN (NELR), MSN (NELM), RN to MSN (NERM), and Ph.D./DNP (NELP)
  • 401.16 – Counselor and School Administrator Loan/Scholarship (CSA)
  • 401.17 – Graduate Teacher Loan/Scholarship (GTS)
  • 401.18 – Southern Region Education Board Doctoral Scholars Loan/Scholarship (SDSP)
  • 401.19 – Nursing Teacher Stipend (NTSP)
  • 401.20 – State Medical Education Loan/Scholarship (MED)
  • 401.21 – State Dental Education Loan/Scholarship (DENT)
  • 401.22 – Southern Region Education Board Regional Contract Loan/Scholarship (SREB) 
  • 401.23 – Graduate and Professional Degree Loan/Scholarship (STSC)
  • 401.24 – Veterinary Medicine Minority Loan/Scholarship (VMMP)
  • 401.25 – Critical Needs Dyslexia Therapy Loan/Scholarship (CNDT)
  • 401.26 – College Goal Sunday Awards (CGSA)
  • 401.27 – GEAR UP Mississippi Scholarship (GUMS) – Cohort 2
  • 401.28 – Nissan Scholarship (NISS)
  • 401.29 – Summer Developmental Program Grant (SUMD)

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