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Mississippi Governor's School

MGS 2021: The Evolution of Learning

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 take place from June 6-19, 2021 and will be completely virtual.

The MGS Experience

What to Expect

MGS 2021 will mark the 40th session of Mississippi Governor's School. Learn about how the program began and about the experience you can expect.



Mississippi's Best & Brightest

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