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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, which opens on October 1, once admitted to the university.

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National Service Scholarship

Priority Date

Priority Date Aug 01, 2023

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$2,000 over two years, $1,000 per year

ACT

20+

SAT

1200+

GPA

3.00+

Award Criteria

  • Must be a first or second year cadet and meet all criteria to be "enrolled," as defined by the Army/Air Force program, in ROTC classes.
  • Must have a minimum 20 ACT or a 1200 SAT
  • Not currently on an Army or Air Force scholarship
  • US citizen
  • Meet service age requirements
  • Meet service height/weight requirements
  • Pass Army/Air Force service Physical Fitness Test by second semester
  • Pass DoD medical exam by third semester
  • Scholarship is conditional on final approval of the Vice President of Academic Affairs