Ole Miss Boosts Amounts of Leadership Scholarships

Increases honor achievement and persistence, should benefit hundreds of families annually

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 …

Top Scholars Get Comprehensive Funding Under New Ole Miss Scholarships

Each scholarship offers significant funding for enrichment activities

University of Mississippi alumnus and artist William Dunlap (left), E. Roe Stamps IV, and Lydia and Dan Jones visit to mark the new partnership between the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation and the university. The partnership will launch one of the top scholarship programs in the Southeast, with the premier scholarship packages for Ole Miss students valued between $98,000 and $138,000 each. UM photo by Nathan Latil.

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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Friends Helped Ducote Receive Fulbright Honors

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.