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At MSU we offer a variety of institutional, foundation-funded, and departmental scholarships. Our merit-based institutional scholarship program encourages some of the best and brightest students to become Eagles. Students are automatically considered for institutional scholarships based on their admission application. Last year, we awarded nearly $18,000,000 to our students in scholarships and grants through institutional aid and the MSU Foundation. These are made possible through generous donations of MSU donors and alumni. Students can apply for MSU Foundation scholarships by using the online scholarship application below.

Have you been awarded a scholarship? Use the Scholarship Acceptance Form to accept.

In-State Scholarships

In-State Scholarships

We're proud to offer a variety of scholarships to Kentucky residents and residents of our reciprocity counties.

In State
Out-of-State Scholarships

Out-of-State Scholarships

MSU offers scholarships to our out-of-state students for academic merit, participation in organizations and more.

Out-of-State Info
Transfer Scholarships

Transfer Scholarships

We offer many scholarships to our transfer students, easing your transition.

Transfer Students

Additional Scholarships

MSU has several scholarships that are privately funded and managed by the MSU Foundation Inc.

Online Scholarship Application

Search our online database and apply for scholarships.

External Opportunities

MSU frequently receives requests from outside organizations to make information about their scholarship opportunities available to our students.