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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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Sumners Scholarship

Application Deadline

  • Fall: September 15
  • Spring: February 15

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Maximum award for undergraduates $20,000 over four years, $5,000 per year

GPA

2.50+

Award Information

  • Sumners will only be awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours and graduate students enrolled in a minimum of 9 semester hours
  • Maximum award for undergraduates is 8 semesters
  • Sumner awards are $5,000 per year ($2,500/sem)
  • Sumners will not be awarded for the summer term

The Sumners Scholarship Application can be found at www.sumnersgrant.com. Please select MSU and submit your application.

Award Criteria

  • 2.50 GPA is required
  • Must be a permanent resident of Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Montgomery, or Webster counties in Mississippi
  • Must submit a Sumners application by the appropriate deadline to be approved by the E.H. Sumners Foundation
  • Applications must be submitted annually
  • Submission of the General Scholarship Application​

Maximum award for graduates $20,000 over four years, $5,000 per year

GPA

2.50+

Award Information

  • Sumners will only be awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours and graduate students enrolled in a minimum of 9 semester hours
  • Maximum award for graduates is 8 semesters
  • Sumner awards are $5,000 per year ($2,500/sem)
  • Sumners will not be awarded for the summer term

The Sumners Scholarship Application can be found at www.sumnersgrant.com. Please select MSU and submit your application.

Award Criteria

  • 2.50 GPA is required
  • Must be a permanent resident of Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Montgomery, or Webster counties in Mississippi
  • Must submit a Sumners application by the appropriate deadline to be approved by the E.H. Sumners Foundation
  • Applications must be submitted annually
  • Submission of the General Scholarship Application​