Skip to main content
Financial Aid

Outside Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities that are outside of Mississippi College

GEER Summer Grant Program

Award Amount Up to $1,000 for Summer 2022
Deadline April 30, 2022

The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund Summer Grant Program (GEER) is designed to make one-time supplemental grants during the Summer 2022 term to continuing college students affected by the pandemic. The summer grants will help students stay on track for graduation or catch up if they have fallen behind.


  • Be a Mississippi resident
  • Be a continuing college student with at least 12 hours as of Fall 2021 that do not include high school/dual enrollment credits
  • Have a minimum 2.0 cumulative college GPA
  • Complete the GEER application
  • Complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA and have an EFC below 15,000
  • Be enrolled in at least 3 hours in a first certificate, associate’s, or bachelor’s degree program during Summer 2022.

To Apply:

  1. Complete the online application (opens February 1, 2022). To be considered for GEER, students must complete the GEER application, even if they have already completed a 2022-2023 Mississippi Aid Application.
  2. Complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA
  3. Submit required supporting documents. New applicants and some renewal applicants with a break in enrollment will be required to submit two forms of residency documentation.

Please click "More Info" below to be directed to the online application.

← Back to Outside Scholarships