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Additional Scholarships

MSU seeks to give students as many scholarship opportunities as possible - including scholarships for specific programs/criteria and scholarships from external organizations.

Additional Opportunities

The Major Wayne D. Isham Award for ROTC Excellence is awarded to top freshman and sophomore candidates in the MSU ROTC program as determined by GPA and Army Physical Fitness Test scores.

Amount

Varies

Contact


Department of Military Science

606-783-2106 or 606-783-5225

The ROTC Campus-Based Scholarship is offered to full-time undergraduate and graduate students (2-4 years remaining to complete degree) who maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher and meet the qualifications to commission as an Officer in the U.S. Army.

AMOUNT

Full tuition and fees; $1,200 per year book allowance; $300 - $500 per month stipend

DEADLINE

December 1

CONTACT

Department of Military Science

606-783-2106 or 606-783-5225

The ROTC High School Nursing Scholarship is offered to nursing majors with an ACT score of 19 or higher and who maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

AMOUNT

Full tuition and fees; $1,200 per year book allowance; $300 - $500 per month stipend

DEADLINE

December 1

CONTACT

Department of Military Science

606-783-2106 or 606-783-5225

The ROTC Nursing Scholarship is offered to students who have applied to and/or been accepted into the BSN Program with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and who meet the qualifications to commission as an Officer in the U.S. Army.

AMOUNT

Full tuition and fees; $1,200 per year book allowance; $300 - $500 per month stipend

CONTACT

Department of Military Science

606-783-2106 or 606-783-5225

 

The Caudill Fellowship is available to Kentucky residents 65 years or older.

Caudill Fellowship Checklist

AMOUNT

Tuition and fees

DEADLINE

Before the start of the semester

CONTACT

Office of Financial Aid

606-783-2011

There are scholarships available for students who are going to study abroad.

See Education Abroad Scholarships

The International Student Scholarship is available to international undergraduate students. Undergraduate applicants must be incoming freshmen or new transfer students with less than 24 total semester hours, with a minimum Admission Index score of 450; and a minimum composite ACT score of 20 or SAT combined score of 1020 or higher; OR be a transfer student with a cumulative college GPA of 3.0 or higher on at least 24 semester hours.

Recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher for renewal of the scholarships. This scholarship cannot be combined with the non-resident tuition scholarship. This scholarship cannot be used to cover the cost of internet classes.

AMOUNT

$4,000 per semester

 

CONTACT

Office of Enrollment Services

1-800-585-6781

External Scholarships

MSU frequently receives requests from outside organizations to make information about their scholarship opportunities available to our students. The scholarship opportunities provided on this page are not administered or associated with MSU.

The Office of Enrollment Services makes every effort to review all requests to ensure they are legitimate opportunities from which students can benefit. If a listing appears to be non-beneficial to our students or is found to be fraudulent, the link will be promptly removed.

Questions or concerns about the information on this page should be directed to:

Financial Aid Office
Morehead State University
100 Admissions Center
Morehead, KY, 40351-1689
1-800-585-6781
finaid@moreheadstate.edu

For more information, contact George B. Boland Scholarship Trust Committee, 777 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 or MSU's Office of Enrollment Services.

Deadline: Dec. 31

See AAPC Foundation Scholarship Information

Amount: $500

Deadline: Oct. 8

View AES Scholarship Information

For more information, call 800-443-9353 ext. 250, or email nprado-pulido@aws.org.

View AWSF Scholarships Information

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31

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Each year Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) distributes over $7,000 in scholarships to students in the Floyd, Johnson, Martin, Magoffin, and Pike County areas. The nonprofit organization will offer ten $500 academic scholarships and one $2,000 Eula Hall Community Advocate Scholarship. Scholarships are funded through the Community Service Block Grant.

Learn about the BSACAP Scholarship

Amount: $500

Deadline: June 19

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Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Sept. 15

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Amount: $10,000/4% interest

Contact Cathy Shely at cathyshely@hotmail.com for additional information.

Amount: $6,000 to an international student who plans to return to their country after completing an education.

Contact Carolyn Franzini at carolynfranzini@gmail.com for additional information.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship allows the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a selective four-year college or university.


Phone: 800-941-3300
Email: scholarships@jkcf.org 

Learn more

 

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 15

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For more information, contact Independence Squadron 275, S.A.L., sal275@fuse.net.

Contact your local conservation district office.

This scholarship memorializes the founding members of the Morehead Optimist Club, Inc., whose main objective is to benefit the community's youth. Only graduating seniors who are residents of Rowan County are eligible.

Download the application packet

AMOUNT

$500 per year

DEADLINE

April 20

CONTACT

Rowan County Senior High School Counselor or Lakeside Christian School Counselor

The Morehead Woman's Club Scholarship is available to full-time female graduates of Rowan County Senior High School.

AMOUNT

$600

CONTACT

Rowan County Senior High School Counselor or Lakeside Christian School Counselor

The Lexington Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association Scholarship will support a junior or senior level baccalaureate nursing student or any undergraduate nursing student enrolled in a program leading to a BSN, e.g. RN-BSN, LPN-BSN, ABSN, etc. The recipient must be an individual who truly represents a commitment to service.

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: Applications are accepted Sept. 1 to midnight, Nov. 1, 2021 only.

Instructions:

  • Students eligible for the scholarship must be from a racial/ethnic group underrepresented in the health professions according to HRSA:
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Black or African American
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    • Hispanic
  • GPA 3.0 and be in good academic standing at the time of the application.
  • The candidate must be currently enrolled in a Kentucky nursing school (pre-nursing students are not eligible to apply).
  • Submit documents and application.

Applicants Must Provide:

  • Transcript(s) from an accredited School of Nursing (unofficial acceptable, official transcript required if awarded).
  • A resume that includes full contact information and inclusion of activities to support scholarship criteria.
  • Maximum 1,000-word essay answering the question, “What is nursing’s role in addressing health inequities and/or fostering social justice for people of color?” The essay must include the applicant’s individual contributions to addressing the selected issue. a. Essay format: Times New Romans 11 point; 1-inch margins on all sides; double spaced
  • Optional items not exceeding two pages: It is preferred that the following activities are included on the resume; however, applications may provide support documentation of the following activities:
    • Leadership positions or service leadership, i.e., ministry activities, athletic leadership i.e., team captain, event organizer, etc.
    • Community involvement, e.g., volunteer work in any organization, etc.
    • Campus involvement, e.g., mentoring, student council, sororities, participation in college-wide events, etc.

P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans, and stewardship of Cottey College and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations.

Deadline May 15, 2022

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$15,000 grant for a doctoral student. Contact Susan Victor at slvictor419@hotmail.com for additional information.

The Stewart Family Scholarship provides higher education scholarship awards to improve the status of life for local students and others. The award can be used with other scholarships or financial awards to defray the cost of full-time tuition, fees, and/or books. Selection is competitive and is based on academic performance, leadership abilities, as well as contributions to the school and community. Awards are made without regard to financial status, race, creed, religious preference or sex. Priority will be given to applicants residing within the Kentucky counties of Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence, as well as Scioto County, Ohio. Others with educational needs will be considered outside of the priority areas. All recipients must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and a minimum ACT score of 17 or SAT score of 1190. All recipients must demonstrate outstanding character as evidenced by work ethic and service to others.

Deadline: May 15

Contact: jpstewartfamilyscholarship@gmail.com.

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Military Scholarships

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Scholarship Services

121 E. Second St.
Morehead, KY 40351

FAFSA Code: 001976

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