Culinary Arts Scholarships

The Culinary Arts Institute offers scholarship opportunities to incoming culinary art majors. Departmental scholarships are offered in addition to university scholarships a student may receive for academic merit.

Students must be admitted to The W in order to complete the scholarship application. To apply, follow the instructions listed below.

Culinary Arts Advisory Board Scholarship

The Culinary Arts Advisory Board Scholarship is awarded to a Culinary Arts major enrolled full time as a freshman or sophomore GPA of 2.5 or above based on high school, transfer, or MUW grades (if applicable) wtih an ACT composite score of 21 or above.

For consideration, applicants should submit the following. The priority deadline is April 1 of each year.

  • MUWAA Scholarship Application
  • Student issued transcript and documentation of ACT score;
  • Student’s complete résumé, including academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and work and volunteer activities;
  • A 250 word essay addressing “why you deserve the scholarship and overall career goals;
  • Two faculty letters of recommendation, addressing the student’s leadership and volunteerism

Scholarship Application

 


 

Southern Grace Scholarship

The Southern Grace Scholarship is awarded to a Culinary Arts major enrolled full time with junior or senior standing, with an Overall 2.75 GPA and a Culinary Arts course GPA of 3.0 or above.

For consideration, applicants should submit the following. The priority deadline is April 1 of each year.

  • MUWAA Scholarship Application
  • Student issued transcript;
  • Student’s complete résumé, including academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and work and volunteer activities;
  • A 250 word essay addressing “why you deserve the scholarship and overall career goals;”
  • Two faculty letters of recommendation (address leadership and volunteerism)

Scholarship Application

 


 

University-Level Scholarships

The W offers a variety of scholarships for all sorts of scholars. There are awards for academic performance, academic interest, W legacy, financial need, and others. And we make it easy for you to apply. Our online application includes applications for all our scholarships. Simply apply to The W, submit high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores, and we'll take care of the rest.

 

 


 

EMCC Tuition Guarantee

Residents of Lowndes County, Mississippi, who have graduated from East Mississippi Community College are eligible to attend The W tuition-free.

 

 


 

Mississippi Financial Aid

The state of Mississippi provides about $40 million each year to help students go to college. The state offers three undergraduate grant programs: HELP, which awards full tuition for students with financial need; MTAG, which awards $500 per year to freshmen and sophomores and $1,000 per year to juniors and seniors; and MESG, which awards $2,500 per year to high-achieving students with a 29 or higher ACT and 3.5 or higher GPA. All three grant programs require students to enroll full-time each term.

 

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