Mississippi Governor’s School

MGS 2024: The Changemakers

Changemakers are crucial in driving societal, economic, and environmental progress in today’s rapidly evolving world. They come from diverse backgrounds and engage in activism, innovation, and leadership.

Mississippi Governor’s School (MGS) is a tuition-free residential honors program that offers unique creative and academic experiences to students with exceptional abilities and achievements.

For two weeks each June, MGS invites rising high school juniors and seniors from all over the state to the campus of Mississippi University for Women. During their time in the program, MGS scholars take rigorous interdisciplinary courses, engage in team building exercises, and create lifelong friendships and memories.

The next session of MGS will be held June 2-15, 2024.

Student applications are open.

Applications are due December 15, 2023.

Recommendation forms must be submitted no later than January 5th, 2024.

Faculty and Staff MGS applications are due January 15, 2024.

What to Expect

MGS 2024 will mark the 43nd session of Mississippi Governor’s School. Learn about how the program began and about the experience you can expect.

History of MGS About the Program

Apply Today

MGS is designed for a limited number of rising high school junior and seniors who demonstrate exceptional abilities and talents. Learn more about the online application process.

How to Apply