Career Center
Welcome to the Career Center

The Career Center is an essential element of the district's post secondary planning initiative and serves as an extension of the Counselors' Office. Students may use computers and literature in the Career Center to get the latest information about colleges, financial aid programs, occupations, and career planning activities.  The Career Center is located in Room # 127. 

Sallie Noblin
Career Center Advisor
228-818-6780
snoblin@ossdms.org

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Money for College
  • There are 4 sources of money to help pay for college.
  • 1. Private Scholarships
    Private scholarships are available from businesses and organizations.  Scholarship applications may be found in the High School Career Center, by searching the internet and your local newspaper, etc. 
  • 2. Money directly from the college.
    Colleges have scholarship money to award students based on merit, need, athletics, service, leadership, etc.  Many colleges have a separate application for scholarships and special programs.  Deadlines may be as early as the fall of your senior year!   Visit the college's website under the Financial Aid tab.
  • 3. Money from the Federal Government
    Students and parents/guardians may fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) after October 1st of senior year to apply for federal funds (including the Pell Grant).  These funds include need-based and non-need- based grants, work-study programs, and loans.  www.fafsa.gov 
  • 4. Money from the State of Mississippi
    The Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid offers scholarships and grants based on merit and financial need, including MTAG, MESG, HELP grant, etc. for students who will attend college in Mississippi.   The online application opens October 1st of senior year.  The most generous grant is the HELP grant which has a deadline of March 31st.  www.mississippi.edu/financialaid  
Get 2 College Center- Ocean Springs, MS
The Get 2 College Center is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping Mississippi students "Get 2 College".  All services provided by the Get 2 College Center are FREE!! They provide services to help students with the college admissions process, financial aid (including the FAFSA), scholarships, resume writing, interview practice, ACT Prep, and more.  The Gulf Coast Center is conveniently located in downtown Ocean Springs, MS on Cox Ave.   For additional information or to make an appointment, call  228-875-4441 or visit their website.   http://get2college.org/ 
Disclaimer of Endorsement
This website contains links to outside sites.  The OSHS Career Center provides this information as a convenience to students and their families and not as an endorsement.  As always, use caution when using any website on the Internet and providing personal information.  Please read the privacy statement on each site and/or application.
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