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Transfer Scholarships

  • Awards are based on academic criteria. Final college transcripts and GPA affect awards. Only the Alumni Award and the Phi Kappa Transfer Scholarship may be combined
    with these scholarships.
  • Total financial aid can not exceed cost of attendance. Subsequent changes do not apply to the terms and conditions of an award.
  • College credit hours completed prior to high school graduation, including Eagle Scholars courses, do not affect scholarship eligibility.
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Alumni Scholarship

Value: $1,000/year (renewable)
Minimum Academic Requirements: Transfer GPA of at least 3.00
Eligibility Criteria: Transfer student with at least 24 hours who is a child, grandchild or spouse of an active MSU alumnus
Application: Submit a completed admissions application packet including admission application, transcripts and test scores, by the priority application deadline of June 15.
 

Kentucky Transfer Scholarship

Value: 3.50+ GPA $4,000/year, 3.25+ GPA $2,500/year, 3.00+ GPA $1,500/year, (renewable)
Minimum Academic Requirements: 3.50 GPA $4,000/year, 3.25 GPA $2,500/year, 3.00 GPA $1,500/year, (renewable)
Eligibility Criteria: Be admitted to MSU as a new transfer student and have completed at least 24 hours nondevelopmental, college-level credit
Application: Submit a completed application packet including application and transcripts, by the priority application deadline of June 15.
 

Non-Resident Merit Scholarship - Tier 1

Value: $10,000/year (renewable)
Minimum Academic Requirements: Transfer GPA of 3.75+ and a minimum of 24 hours
Eligibility Criteria: Be admitted to MSU as a new transfer student and non-Kentucky resident who has completed at least 24 hours of non-developmental, college-level credit
Application: Submit a completed admission application packet including admission application, transcripts and test scores, by the priority application deadline of June 15.
 

Non-Resident Merit Scholarship - Tier 2

Value: $7,000/year (renewable)
Minimum Academic Requirements: Transfer GPA of 3.50+ and a minimum of 24 hours
Eligibility Criteria: Be admitted to MSU as a new transfer student and non-Kentucky resident who has completed at least 24 hours of non-developmental, college-level credit
Application: Submit a completed admission application packet including admission application, transcripts and test scores, by the priority application deadline of June 15.
 

Non-Resident Merit Scholarship - Tier 3

Value: $4,500/year (renewable)
Minimum Academic Requirements: Transfer GPA of 3.00+ and a minimum of 24 hours
Eligibility Criteria: Be admitted to MSU as a new transfer student and non-Kentucky resident who has completed at least 24 hours of non-developmental, college-level credit
Application: Submit a completed admission application packet including admission application, transcripts and test scores, by the priority application deadline of June 15.


Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

Value: $1,000/year (renewable)
Minimum Academic Requirements: 3.75+ cumulative college GPA 
Eligibility Criteria: Transfer student with at least 24 hours and active Phi Theta Kappa membership
Application: Submit a completed admission application packet including admission application, letter of recommendation, transcripts and completed general scholarship application, by the deadline of June 15.
 

Reciprocity Merit Scholarship - Tier 1

Value: $7,000/year (renewable)
Minimum Academic Requirements: Transfer GPA of 3.75+ and a minimum of 24 hours
Eligibility Criteria: Be admitted to MSU as a new transfer student and non-Kentucky resident who has completed at least 24 hours of non-developmental, college-level credit
Application: Submit a completed admission application packet including admission application, transcripts and test scores, by the priority application deadline of June 15.


Reciprocity Merit Scholarship - Tier 2

Value: $4,000/year (renewable)
Minimum Academic Requirements: Transfer GPA of 3.50+ and a minimum of 24 hours
Eligibility Criteria: Be admitted to MSU as a new transfer student and non-Kentucky resident who has completed at least 24 hours of non-developmental, college-level credit
Application: Submit a completed admission application packet including admission application, transcripts and test scores, by the priority application deadline of June 15.


Reciprocity Merit Scholarship - Tier 3

Value: $1,500/year (renewable)
Minimum Academic Requirements: Transfer GPA of 3.00+ and a minimum of 24 hours
Eligibility Criteria: Be admitted to MSU as a new transfer student and non-Kentucky resident who has completed at least 24 hours of non-developmental, college-level credit
Application: Submit a completed admission application packet including admission application, transcripts and test scores, by the priority application deadline of June 15.
 

Notes

  • If you are receiving the Non-Resident Merit Scholarship, and are being charged instate tuition because all of your courses are ONLINE or all your courses are at one of our regional campuses, your scholarship will be reduced as follows: Tier 1 = $7,000; Tier 2 = $4,000; Tier 3 = $1,500.
  • Ohio reciprocity counties include: Adams, Athens, Brown, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Scioto and Vinton.