OXFORD, Miss. – For hundreds of high school student body presidents, valedictorians and salutatorians; Eagle Scouts; and participants in Mississippi Boys State and Girls State, a University of Mississippi education just became a much better value.Read the story …
Increases honor achievement and persistence, should benefit hundreds of families annually
Each scholarship offers significant funding for enrichment activities
OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi will launch one of the top scholarship programs in the Southeast through a new partnership with the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation.
Valued between $98,000 and $138,000 each, the Stamps Leadership Scholarship packages at Ole Miss become the most comprehensive, full awards for in-state and out-of-state students identified for their strong intellect, leadership and service, UM Chancellor Dan Jones announced Tuesday (Oct. 9).
The Stamps Family Charitable Foundation, founded by Penelope and E. Roe Stamps IV of Miami, selected UM as its latest partner in offering premier scholarship opportunities to incoming freshmen. Each scholarship package will cover selected students’ full cost of attendance along with significant enrichment funding.
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Martin Ducote, 2012 UM Fulbright Scholar gives credits to his friendships made at Ole Miss and his professors for enabling him to receive the national honor. Video by Mary Stanton.