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Out-of-State Scholarships

MSU offers a variety of scholarships based on several criteria, including academic excellence, area of study, where you live, and your need.

 

Automatic incoming student scholarships

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Value
Non-Resident Merit Scholarship Tier 1** 3.75 GPA and 28 ACT composite $10,000
Non-Resident Merit Scholarship Tier 2** 3.5 GPA and 24 ACT composite $7,000
Non-Resident Merit Scholarship Tier 3*** 3.0 GPA and 21 ACT composite $4,500
Reciprocity Merit Scholarship Tier 1** 3.75 GPA and 28 ACT composite $7,000
Reciprocity Merit Scholarship Tier 2** 3.5 GPA and 24 ACT composite  $4,000
Reciprocity Merit Scholarship Tier 3*** 3.0 GPA and 21 ACT composite $1,500
Alumni Scholarship Child, grandchild or spouse of an active MSU alumnus $1,000

Competitive student scholarships

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Value

Honors Scholarship*

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competitive full tuition, housing & stipend for textbooks, meal plan & education abroad
Black Achiever Scholarship***
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competitive full tuition

Awards are based on academic criteria. Final GPA and official ACT scores may affect awards. Awards, except the Alumni Award, may not be combined. Total financial aid cannot exceed the cost of attendance. Subsequent changes do not apply to the terms and conditions of an award.

College credit hours completed before high school graduation, including Eagle Scholars courses, do not affect scholarship eligibility.


*housing stipend cost of honors hall, $1,000 textbook stipend, a designated meal plan, $1,500 one-time education abroad allowance

** Requires on-campus housing for a minimum of 4 semesters. 30% reduced in scholarship for those approved to live off-campus

*** Requires on-campus housing for a minimum of 4 semesters. 50% reduced in scholarship for those approved to live off-campus

Note: unweighted high school GPA utilized for all scholarships

Additional Scholarships

Use our online tool to search and apply for scholarships funded through the MSU Foundation.

Contact US

Office of Financial Aid

121 E. Second St.
Morehead, KY 40351

FAFSA Code 001976

EMAIL: finaid@moreheadstate.edu
PHONE: 606-783-2011
FAX: 606-783-2293