Mississippi Valley State University

February 1, 2015

W.I.A. - Workforce Investment Act

WIA is a program designed to help students finish school and find employment. Mississippi Valley State University is a training provider under WIA and collaborates with the Mississippi WIN Job Center to assist students in applying for funding. 

Program Requirements:

  • Must be fully admitted to MVSU
  • Approaching or in the last three semesters of school
  • Must have at least a 2.0 GPA
  • Must be a resident of Mississippi
  • Must be working on first Bachelor’s Degree


Special Notes

  • Students receiving full Pell Grant are not eligible for WIA funds
  • Students residing outside of the Delta should contact their area WIN Job Center for funding availability
  • WIA pays up to $2,000.00 for tuition and books



Bachelor of Science Mathematics

Bachelor of Science Biology

Bachelor of Science Chemistry

Bachelor of Science Special Education

Bachelor of Arts English

Bachelor of Arts Social Science

Bachelor of Science Public Administration

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health

Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting

Bachelor of Science Political Science

Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Science Applied Technology

Bachelor of Science Elementary Education



For more information, please contact Human Resources Office: 662-254-3531/3783 -Email wia@mvsu.edu-Human Resources - Sutton Administration Building, Suite 322