Freshman Eagle Scout / Gold Award Scholarship | Office of Admissions and Scholarships

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Freshman Eagle Scout / Gold Award Scholarship

Priority Date

Priority Date Aug 01, 2024


2024 Spring2024 Fall2025 Spring OnlineStarkville Freshman MS ResidentNon-Resident

For entering freshman $2,000 for one year only



Award Criteria

  • Submission of the General Scholarship Application​
  • Submission of Eagle/Gold application found in the "Recommended" list under the "Opportunities" tab in the MSU scholarship portal. 
  • A copy of the award certificate or letter from the council leader must be uploaded into the MSU scholarship portal.  
  • Eagle Scout and Gold Awards cannot be combined
  • Entering freshmen must have a scholarship GPA of 2.5
  • Must be an entering freshman

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