Mississippi University for Women

Mississippi Governor's School


The Mississippi Governor's School is a residential honors program established in 1981 at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi by the administration and faculty and by Governor William F. Winter.

MGS is designed to provide academic, creative and leadership experiences for a select number of rising high school juniors and seniors who have demonstrated exceptional ability and achievement in their studies and who show high intellectual, creative, and leadership potential.


Important Upcoming Dates for 2014:


Applications & Notifications                                
Program Specific Dates
Scholar's Application Deadline - January 31, 2014 MGS Program June 1 - June 20
Scholar's Acceptance Notification - February 24, 2014 Opening Meeting June 1 @ 3:00pm
Faculty Course Proposal Deadline - February 8, 2014 Parent Dinner - June 19 @ 5:00pm
Staff Application Deadline - February 27, 2014 Closing Convocation - June 20 @ 9:00am

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