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National Recognition Scholar


2023 Fall2024 Spring2024 Fall2025 Spring OnlineStarkville Freshman MS ResidentNon-Resident

Approximately $40,000 over four years

Award Information

  • Awarded to students who have been recognized by the College Board's National African American Recognition Program, National Hispanic Recognition Program, National Indigenous Recognition Program and National Rural and Small Town Recognition Program
  • The scholarship is worth approximately $40,000 over four years
  • Non-resident students may also receive approximately $16,765 annually to cover 100% of the out-of-state portion of tuition
  • Student must upload a copy of their National Recognition Program Certificate that they receive from their College Board.
  • National Recognition Scholarships are awarded in lieu of Freshman Academic and Colvard Future Leader Scholarship(s)

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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