Platinum Sponsor

Luckyday Foundation Citizenship Scholars Program at the University of Southern Mississippi

The Luckyday Foundation announced on August 2, 2001, that it would fund a record number of 400 scholarships annually at Southern Miss. The gift provides more than $1,600,000 annually to The University of Southern Mississippi, the largest gift in school history. Since the initial gift, the Luckyday Foundation has provided $27 million in gifts and commitments to the USM Foundation.
The gift from The Luckyday Foundation, founded by the late Frank R. Day of Jackson, Mississippi, funds scholarships for Mississippi high school seniors who demonstrate leadership skills, who are exemplary students, who are involved in their communities, and need financial assistance to pursue a higher education at The University of Southern Mississippi.
Luckyday Scholars are provided extra support and encouragement to help assure their academic success through a required Luckyday Citizenship seminar their freshman year, a freshman-year mentoring program, learning strategies and job seeking trainings, designated housing assignments to encourage a living/learning community, community service learning requirements, and many other opportunities.
In the fall of 2017, the Luckyday Program will welcome about 75 freshmen scholars to Southern Miss. There are currently 450 Luckyday Scholars in the program, freshmen through seniors. Since the scholarship's inception, over 950 Luckyday Scholars have graduated from Southern Miss.

Silver Sponsor


ScholarshipUniverse by CampusLogic provides colleges and universities the only complete solution for scholarship management. Designed to deliver a personalized and engaging experience for students, ScholarshipUniverse helps to increase student engagement and access to scholarship opportunities. For staff, ScholarshipUniverse streamlines scholarship management processes to boost efficiency of application review and awarding, increase fund utilization and ultimately, improve student retention. Drive student engagement, reduce administrative burden, and be more strategic about awarding with ScholarshipUniverse.

CampusLogic transforms the way higher education delivers student financial services. Easy. Mobile. Personalized. Our cloud-based platform helps schools increase accessibility to education, reduce student borrowing, and drive down the cost of administration. More than 400 schools serving 1.4 million students improve enrollment, process efficiencies, and student satisfaction by better engaging students from their initial college search through graduation.

Copper Sponsor

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Marines make legendary sacrifices. Sending their children to school shouldn’t be one of them. That’s why at the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation we’ve been honoring Marines by educating their children for more than half a century. Founded in 1962, The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children. For 55 years, we’ve been providing access to affordable education for the children of Marine and Navy Corpsman attending post-high school, under-graduate and career technical education programs.

Scholarship Provider of the Year Sponsor


Fastweb is the nation's recognized leader in helping students pay for college. We are in our 22nd year of supporting student’s efforts to fund their education with our free scholarship database containing over 1.5 million scholarships, our college search functionality and financial aid information. We support our educators with free printed student materials. Students, parents, scholarship providers and over 60,000 educators make-up our community. Please visit Fastweb for Educators at We are a proud sponsor of the Scholarship Provider of the Year award given out annually through the National Scholarship Providers Association.


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