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Out-of-State Scholarships

Morehead State awards more than $14 million in University and MSU Foundation scholarships and grants each year. MSU offers a variety of scholarships based on several criteria, including academic excellence, area of study, what type of student you are, where you live, and your need.

This information applies to new students for the 2024-25 school year.

 

Automatic incoming student scholarships

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Annual Amount
Non-Resident Merit Scholarship Tier 1 3.75 GPA and 28 ACT composite $10,000
Non-Resident Merit Scholarship Tier 2 3.5 GPA and 24 ACT composite $7,000
Non-Resident Merit Scholarship Tier 3 3.0 GPA and 21 ACT composite $4,500
Reciprocity Merit Scholarship Tier 1 3.75 GPA and 28 ACT composite $7,000
Reciprocity Merit Scholarship Tier 2 3.5 GPA and 24 ACT composite  $4,000
Reciprocity Merit Scholarship Tier 3 3.0 GPA and 21 ACT composite $1,500
Alumni Scholarship Child, grandchild, or spouse of an active MSU alumnus $1,000

Competitive student scholarships

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Value
Honors Scholarship* competitive full tuition, housing & stipend for textbooks, meal plan & education abroad
Black Achiever Scholarship
(Apply Now)
competitive full tuition

Indiana, Illinois & Tennessee Students

Automatic Incoming Student Scholarships

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Annual Amount
Eagle Leaders 2.85 GPA and 21 ACT composite $11,000 (renewable)

 Competitive Student Scholarships

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Annual Amount

Honors Scholarship*

(Apply Now)
Competitive Full tuition, housing & stipend for textbooks, meal plan & education abroad

Virginia & West Virginia Students

Automatic Incoming Student Scholarships

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Annual Amount
SOAR Higher**

3.0 GPA and 21 ACT composite

Full tuition

 Competitive Student Scholarships

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Annual Amount

Honors Scholarship*

(Apply Now)
Competitive Full tuition, housing & stipend for textbooks, meal plan & education abroad

*Housing stipend for the cost of the honors hall, $1,000 textbook stipend, a designated meal plan, and $1,500 one-time education abroad allowance.

**Scholarship requires on-campus housing.

Note: Scholarships require on-campus housing for a minimum of 4 semesters. There is a 40% reduction in scholarships if the housing requirement is not met. An unweighted high school GPA is utilized for all scholarships.

Foundation Scholarships

Use our online tool to search and apply for scholarships funded through the MSU Foundation.

Contact Us

Scholarship Services

121 E. Second St.
Morehead, KY 40351

FAFSA Code: 001976

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