Scholarships Notice

Students who are unable to take the ACT or SAT may submit the General Scholarship Application to be reviewed holistically for scholarship consideration.  

Other Scholarship

Provost Scholarships

Priority Date

Priority Date Dec 01, 2020


2021 Fall2022 Fall OnlineStarkville Freshman MS ResidentNon-Resident

Worth approximately $41,850 over four years, $8,910 per year







Award Information

  • Academic scholarship of $8,910 per year and a $4,000 scholarship for study abroad
  • Non-resident students may also receive a scholarship to cover up to 100% of the out-of-state portion of tuition
  • A research grant of $1,500 for academic research and/or creative discovery
  • A one-summer optional tuition credit of $1,000 ($2,400 for non-resident) and one summer of free housing in Griffis Hall
  • An optional $750 travel grant to a conference (to be provided by Honors)
  • Begin active research no later than the spring of the second year and produce a research report and present at one of the Mississippi State undergraduate research symposia.
  • Participate in provost scholar activities, including talks and gatherings and work with the director of prestigious external fellowships and pursue such fellowships.
  • Provost Scholarships replace Academic Excellence and Colvard Future Leader Scholarships

Award Criteria

  • Minimum 3.75 GPA and 30 or higher ACT