How To Apply

Now accepting Cadet Applications.

Applications are accepted year-round. Please submit your cadet application as early as possible.  Each application is carefully screened and upon verification that the applicant meets the initial requirements, an interview is scheduled.  At this interview, each applicant have a personal interview with one of our recruiters.

 Also, please go to the mentor tab and print out two mentor applications (one for the primary mentor and one for an alternate mentor), complete them and mail the two mentor applications to Mississippi Challenge Academy, Building 80, ATTN: Mentor Coordinator, Camp Shelby, MS 39407

Class 57 begins on 16 July 2022 and graduates on 17 December 2022.

Class 58 begins on 14 January 2023 and graduates on 17 June 2023.

 If you have questions about eligibility or qualifications to enter the Mississippi ChalleNGe Academy, click the Eligibility link above or call toll-free 800-507-6253.

 Request for Application

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