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Eagle Scholars

Through Morehead State's Eagle Scholars dual credit program, high school students have the opportunity to complete most or all of their first-year courses before ever stepping foot on campus. Eagle Scholars get a head-start on their education by taking college-level courses while you earn your high school diploma.

Benefits of being an Eagle Scholar

  • No Application Fee
  • Early scholarship awarding
  • MSU student I D
  • T-shirts
  • Academic planners
  • Early Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) programs
  • Early Housing assignments

Participating in MSU's Eagle Scholars program will provide you with opportunities to interact with University faculty in your high school and at special events hosted on MSU's campus. Most early college classes are taught by teachers and administrators in your school system, providing an extra amount of familiarity and comfort. All instructors meet qualifications to teach at a college level and are paired with an MSU faculty member for additional support.

Eligibility Requirements and participating high schools

Students interested in participating in MSU's Eagle Scholars program must be a student at one of our participating partner high schools. Other eligibility requirements include:
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale 
  • An ACT composite score of 18

Certain courses have statewide minimum assessment scores. Discuss these requirements with your guidance counselor.  
  • Morehead (Residential Campus)
    150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351
  • Admissions
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
  • MSU at Ashland
    1400 College Drive, Ashland, KY 41101
  • MSU at Mt. Sterling
    3400 Indian Mound Drive, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
  • MSU at Prestonsburg
    6 Bert Combs Drive, Prestonsburg, KY 41653
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