Your online application to the Croft Institute takes place in two stages. First, you must apply for admission to the University of Mississippi on-line. This application opens July 1, 2016.
Second, and after you have completed the online UM application and submitted it, you log in at the same site where you applied initially and return to your completed application. **You do not have to wait to hear from the University of Mississippi regarding your acceptance before you begin the Croft application.
Access the Special Programs and Scholarship Application for the Croft Institute and other special programs, such as the SMB Honors College, the Chinese Language Flagship Program, the Lott Leadership Institute, the Residential College, and Scholarships. The special programs and scholarship application is divided into two parts. The first four pages/tabs - Resume, Personal Statement, Recommenders, and Essay - are part of the general information that are made available to all of the programs to which you are applying. All of these pages must be completed before you can move on to the Croft application section. Please read all of the instructions carefully and answer all questions completely.
For questions, please call the Croft Institute's Coordinator of Admissions, Ms. Margaret Ross Long, at 662-915-1500, toll free at 1 866-660-5162, or by e-mail at croft at olemiss dot edu. Croft applications are due by January 5, 2017.
Early Action Students who complete their applications by November 1, 2016, will receive an early decision by December 20, 2016. An early-action application will either be accepted, deferred to the spring application pool, or rejected. All applicants must complete their University of Mississippi application as well as the Croft Institute application by the November 1 deadline to be considered for Early Action.
Priority Deadline All applicants wishing to be considered for a Croft scholarship must submit their application by the priority deadline of January 5, 2017. Applications received after that date will not be eligible for scholarship consideration and will be considered for admission on a space-available basis only.
Students currently in college should contact Margaret Ross Long at 662-915-1500 or croft at olemiss dot edu to learn more about the application process.