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Privately Funded Awards

The Mississippi State University Foundation oversees nearly 2,000 privately-funded scholarships housed in our various academic colleges and departments. You can maximize your consideration for these awards by completing your general scholarship application, as well as any applications recommended to you within our online scholarship portal found in your MyState portal.

Many of our Alumni Association's local chapters provide scholarships to students from their local communities. These chapter scholarships are awarded to select students to receive one-year awards based on outstanding leadership and academic records. 

For a list of alumni chapters/alumni chapter scholarships and how to apply through your myState portal, please visit the MSU Alumni Association Website.


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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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