Transfer Academic Scholarship | Office of Admissions and Scholarships

Scholarships Notice

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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ATTENTION! Scholarship amounts for the 2023-2024 school year will be available soon!

Automatic Scholarship

Transfer Academic Scholarship

Awarded to 2-year and 4-year transfer students transferring to the university. 


2023 Fall2024 Spring Starkville Community College Transfer4-Year Institution Transfer MS ResidentNon-Resident

$5,000 over five semesters, $2,000 per year



Award Information

This scholarship value is $1,000 a semester over 5 semesters equalling a maximum amount of $5,000.

Award Criteria

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • For Mississippi Residents, this scholarship may be awarded in addition to the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
  • For Non-Residents, this scholarship may be awarded in addition to the Phi Theta Kappa and Transfer Non-Resident Scholarships