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Awarded to new MSU students who are the child, grandchild or the spouse of an active MSU alumnus.
Deadline: March 15
Amount of Award: $1,000 ($500 per semester)
Annual Number of Awards: Students should apply as early as possible to ensure consideration, as funds are limited for these scholarships.
To be eligible for a scholarship, you must first apply to Morehead State University by completing the Admission and Scholarship Application (www.moreheadstate.edu/apply). In addition to the application, you need to send your 7-semester high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores to Enrollment Services, 100 Admission Center, Morehead, KY 40351.
Please ensure the parent, grandparent or your spouse is active with the Alumni Association prior to the priority application deadline.
RequirementsBe admitted to MSU as an entering freshman or as a transfer student with less than 24 total semester hours AND meet ALL of the following requirements:
1. Be a legal resident of Kentucky; and
2. Have at least one parent or grandparent or the student’s spouse be an MSU alumnus and an active member of the MSU Alumni Association. Active member is defined as someone who makes annual gifts to the MSU Foundation, Inc.; and
3. Be admitted with a minimum admission index of 450 or higher; and also meet a minimum ACT composite of 18 or higher or SAT combined score of 860 or higher (Note: A 2.5 GPA and an 18 ACT would equal an Admission Index of 430, which would not meet the minimum Admission Index requirement of 450 to be unconditionally admitted. See the section in this brochure on calculating an Admission Index for more information.);
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Submit a completed application packet, including application form, transcript and test scores, by the March 15 priority deadline. Note: Students should apply as early as possible to ensure consideration, as funds are limited for these Alumni Scholarships. If funds are exhausted for this category, priority will be given to qualifying students with the highest Admission Index figures and with the earliest date of submission of completed application packet.
Criteria for renewal: Achieve a minimum cumulative 2.75 MSU GPA during the first two semesters and a minimum cumulative MSU GPA of 3.00 each semester thereafter; maintain continuous full-time enrollment (at least 12 hours) with MSU; and satisfy the University’s housing policy.