Important Dates & Reminders

  • January 1st of each year……….Time to apply for or to renew your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on the Web at
    This is a FREE site! BEWARE…if you’re asked for bank account or credit card information, you are not dealing with the U.S. Department of Education’s site.
  • April 1st, 2015……….Priority Deadline to apply for PRCC Developmental Foundation Scholarships for 2015-2016. Applications will be available online through the PRCC website by December 1, 2014.
  • March 31st of each year……….Deadline for all Mississippi Scholarship/Grant program applications with the exception of MTAG and MESGM

    State Office of Student Financial Aid website:

  • April 17th of each year……….Priority Deadline to apply for Federal Financial Aid through Pearl River Community College
  • September 15th of each year……….Deadline to apply for Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG) and Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG) through the MS State Office of Student Financial Aid at


  • The application for financial aid must be initiated by the student.
  • Applications are processed throughout the year.
  • You must reapply for financial aid each year.
  • Furnish information requested by the Office of Financial Aid as soon as possible.
  • You must maintain satisfactory academic progress to receive financial aid.
  • You MUST apply for a Pell Grant to be considered for other aid.
  • You MUST apply for a Pell Grant to be considered for Work-Study.

For More Information, Write or Call:

Pearl River Community College
101 Hwy. 11 North/ P.O. Box 5120

Telephone Numbers

Poplarville Campus - (601) 403-1029
Hancock County Campus - (228) 467-2761 or (228) 467-2762
Forrest County Center - (601) 554-5555