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Out-of-State Scholarships

  • Students residing in reciprocity counties automatically qualify for in-state tuition. Reciprocity counties in Ohio include: Adams, Athens, Brown, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Scioto and Vinton.
  • College credit hours completed prior to high school graduation, including Eagle Scholars courses, do not affect scholarship eligibility.
 

Honors Scholarship

The MSU Honors Scholarship offers students full tuition, an on-campus housing allowance (up to a four-person suite), $5,000 and $1,500 one-time study abroad allowance. Selection is based on academic achievement, including GPA, test scores, challenging coursework, leadership and service experiences, awards and recognitions, essay, sample of work and interview. To apply, submit a completed Honors Application Packet, admission application form, transcripts and test scores by Dec. 1. Total value: $72,000 over four years
 

Black Achiever Scholarship

This scholarship offers full tuition to new incoming freshman who have completed the Black Achievers Program in Cincinnati, Ohio. Applicants must have a composite ACT score of 18 or higher and an admission index of 500. To apply, submit a completed admission application packet, including admission application form, transcripts and test scores and a completed Diversity Scholar Application Packet with recommendation from the Program’s Senior Cluster Leader and copy of your Black Achievers Senior Scholarship Packet or Portfolio by Dec. 1, 2018. Total value: $32,000 over four years
 

Non-Resident Merit Scholarship - Tier 1

This scholarship offers $10,000 per year to non-Kentucky resident, new incoming freshman. Applicants must have at least a 3.75 unweighted high school GPA and a composite ACT score of 28 or higher. To apply, submit a completed admission application packet – including admission application form, transcripts and test scores – by March 15. Total value: $40,000 over four years
 

Non-Resident Merit Scholarship - Tier 2

This scholarship offers $7,000 per year to non-Kentucky resident, new incoming freshman. Applicants must have at least a 3.5 unweighted high school GPA and a composite ACT score of 24 or higher. To apply, submit a completed admission application packet – including admission application form, transcripts and test scores – by March 15. Total value: $28,000 over four years.
 

Non-Resident Merit Scholarship - Tier 3

This scholarship offers $4,500 per year to non-Kentucky resident, new incoming freshman. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA and a composite ACT score of 21 or higher. To apply, submit a completed admission application packet – including admission application form, transcripts and test scores – by March 15. Total value: $18,000 over four years
 

Reciprocity Merit Scholarship - Tier 1

This scholarship offers $7,000 per year to non-Kentucky resident, new incoming freshman from a reciprocity county (see notes above for clarification.) Applicants must have at least a 3.75 unweighted high school GPA and a composite ACT score of 28 or higher. To apply, submit a completed admission application packet – including admission application form, transcripts and test scores – by March 15. Total value: $28,000 over four years
 

Reciprocity Merit Scholarship - Tier 2

This scholarship offers $4,000 per year to non-Kentucky resident, new incoming freshman from a reciprocity county (see notes above for clarification.) Applicants must have at least a 3.5 unweighted high school GPA and a composite ACT score of 24 or higher. To apply, submit a completed admission application packet – including admission application form, transcripts and test scores – by March 15. Total value: $16,000 over four years
 

Reciprocity Merit Scholarship - Tier 3

This scholarship offers $1,500 per year to non-Kentucky resident, new incoming freshman from a reciprocity county (see notes above for clarification.) Applicants must have at least a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA and a composite ACT score of 21 or higher. To apply, submit a completed admission application packet – including admission application form, transcripts and test scores – by March 15. Total value: $6,000 over four years
 

Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship offers $1,000 per year to any new incoming freshman who is a child, grandchild or spouse of an active MSU alumnus. Applicants must have a composite ACT score of 18 or higher and an admission index of 500. To apply, submit a completed admission application packet – including admission application form, transcripts and test scores – by March 15. Total value: $4,000 over four years
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