Application deadline:  Monday, March 18, 2019, by 5:00 PM

The Ms. FMU Pageant is an undergraduate experience and not a prerequisite for Ms. South Carolina or any other local, regional, state or national pageant. In addition, there is no cash prize or scholarship funding associated with the pageant.  This honor is bestowed upon the female student who has a commitment to the Francis Marion University community and will serve as a positive representative of the FMU mission.


  • Candidates must be a full-time undergraduate student (12 hours or more).

  • She must be enrolled at FMU for the academic year following the pageant to complete her reign.

  • She must have attended FMU as a full-time student for at least one semester prior.

  • She must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

  • She must be in good standing with the University (academically, financially, and student conduct)

  • She must agree to represent FMU at various functions throughout her reign to include events within the community, if possible.

  • If selected as Ms. FMU, she must assist with New Student Orientation and Open House events

  • She must also share her platform or choose a community or campus service project that she will work on throughout her reign.

Ms. FMU is an annual event held during the Spring Semester.  Should there be 5 contestants or less, the event will be postponed.