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95% of our Incoming MBA and Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Students Will Receive a Scholarship

The Else School of Management offers a number of scholarships for our MBA and MAcc graduate students.  Scholarships are awarded to incoming graduate students who show an exceptional ability to succeed in the graduate business or accountancy programs.


Below is a list of available scholarships.  To be considered for these, your application AND supporting documents must be submitted by the following deadlines:

  • May 1st for the summer and fall terms

  • October 1st for the spring term



This scholarship is the largest award offered to an MBA student.  The candidate will have high academic achievement, work experience, proven leadership skills, and a commitment to ethical standards within the business community.  In addition, the candidate is chosen based on exceptional aptitude for graduate business study, involvement in college and community activity GMAT scores.  An essay is required to apply.

BETA GAMMA SIGMA:  This award is given to a candidate who is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society.


one to three candidates are selected to receive this endowed scholarship.  The award is based on merit, academic promise, and an interest in studying abroad.

DEAN’S SCHOLARSHIP:  This award is made to the majority of admitted students who have exhibited outstanding academic and leadership credentials.  While the candidate’s entire application is considered, significant weight is place on the GMAT score and undergraduate GPA.

ELSE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP: Charles and Eloise Else have endowed graduate business scholarships for the scholars who display

the highest degree of scholastic aptitude.


Each year, this scholarship is awarded to a Millsaps undergraduate Early Start student who is continuing

to study at Millsaps and earn their MBA or Master of Accountancy degree.

JAMES W. “PETE” WOOD SCHOLARSHIP:  Established in November 2000 in memory of Pete Wood through the generosity of family and friends.  Mr. Woods served in the U.S. Army during World War II as commanding officer of the 109th Finance section.  After leaving the Army, he served as as the business manager of Millsaps College.  Candidates for this scholarship must show financial need by completing the FAFSA.

LOIS P. REED ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  The award is awarded to a candidate based on strong academic achievement and potential, preferably to a female student who studied at a liberal arts college located outside the state of Mississippi and is interested in a career in the field of financial services.

PHI BETA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP:  This award is given to a candidate who is a member of the Phi Betta Kappa Society.

SCOTT SCHILD ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  This award is given each year to a student showing financial need and preference is given to a student wishing to participate in the Summer European Program offered by the Else School of Management.  To determine financial need, applicants will need to complete the FAFSA.

TELLUS OPERATING GROUP, LLC SCHOLARSHIP:  This scholarship is offered to an MBA student each year based on merit.

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