University Studies Scholarships

UNIVERSITY STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

University Studies offers one-year competitive scholarships for both new and continuing students. Award funds are divided equally between Fall and Spring semesters and are applied directly to the student's MSU account. Application is made online.

Freshman Scholarship - The deadline for application is March 1, for students entering MSU in the Fall.

The Freshman Scholarship is for newly-admitted MSU students who are enrolling in University Studies. Multiple scholarships of up to $2000 each are offered every year. Scholarships are competitive, and selection is based on a combination of academic performance, leadership, and service while in high school. Applicants must have either 1) a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.5, 2) an ACT composite score of 26, or 3) a total SAT score of 1200 on the Critical Reading and Math sections. Award funds are distributed over Fall and Spring semesters for one year. Go to the Freshman Scholarship application form.

Merit Scholarship

University Studies offers multiple scholarships of up to $2500 for continuing University Studies students who have attained high scholastic achievement. Applicants must 1) have completed two semesters of study at MSU, 2) have successfully completed 27 MSU credits over the past two semesters, 3) be enrolled in University Studies at the time of application, and 4) have a grade point average of at least 3.5 over at least two semesters at the time of application. Award funds are distributed over Fall and Spring semesters for one year. Go to the Merit Scholarship application form.

Athena Scholarship

The Athena Scholarship is an award designed to recognize outstanding University Studies female students. Applicants are selected based on their scholastic achievements, community involvement and goals for the future. University Studies offers multiple Athena Scholarships of up to $2000 for continuing University Studies students. Applicants must 1) have completed two semesters of study at MSU, 2) have successfully completed 24 MSU credits over the past two semesters, 3) be enrolled in University Studies at the time of award, and 4) have a grade point average of at least 3.5. Go to the Athena Scholarship application form.

Past Award Winners