Luckyday Scholars Program | Office of Admissions and Scholarships

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Luckyday Scholars Program

Priority Date

Priority Date Dec 01, 2023


2023 Fall2024 Fall Starkville Freshman MS Resident

Awarded to 50 students $24,000 over four years, $6,000 per year





Award Information

  • $24,000 over 4 years ($6,000 per year)
  • Awarded to 50 students
  • Submission of the FAFSA
  • Can be stacked with Academic Excellence and Colvard Future Leader Scholarships
  • Participants will participate in the immersive Luckyday Leadership program (4 year commitment).

Award Criteria

  • First Time entering Freshman
  • Mississippi Resident graduating from Mississippi High School
  • 20-28 ACT Score
  • Minimum overall 3.0 GPA
  • Submit Luckyday Scholars Program application in the Scholarship portal by December 1
  • Demonstrate proven leadership skills, community involvement, grit/resilience
  • Must be a Mississippi resident to qualify for this scholarship

Scholarships Notice

Mississippi State University awards automatic scholarships based on specific 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, which opens on October 1, 2024, for students entering in summer/fall 2025.

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