Scholarships Notice

Mississippi State University awards automatic scholarships based on certain academic criteria. Calculate your potential amounts using our scholarship calculator. Opportunities for additional scholarships, such as departmental or private scholarships, are available based on submission of the General Scholarship Application once admitted to the university. Students who are unable to take the ACT or SAT may submit the General Scholarship Application to be reviewed holistically for scholarship consideration.

Automatic Scholarship

Freshman Non-Resident Academic Excellence Scholarship

Automatically awarded upon MSU admission based on 9th-11th grade high school GPA and test scores. Annual award (over a maximum of 8 semesters). Non-resident students can receive a Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship and a Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship. Eligible students may also receive a Colvard Future Leader Scholarship.

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2022 Spring2022 Fall2023 Spring OnlineStarkville Freshman Non-Resident

$6,000 over four years, $1,500 per year

ACT

22-23

SAT

1100-1150

GPA

3.00+

$8,000 over four years, $2,000 per year

ACT

24-26

SAT

1160-1250

GPA

3.00+

$12,000 over four years, $3,000 per year

ACT

27-29

SAT

1260-1350

GPA

3.00+

$20,000 over four years, $5,000 per year

ACT

30-36

SAT

1360-1600

GPA

3.00+