Scholarships for Non-Michigan Resident Students

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For incoming freshmen with out-of-state residency status

The following scholarships are awarded, pending available funding, to incoming freshmen with out-of-state residency status. In most instances, no additional applications are required.

Arthur C. and Lois D. Kittleson Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a student who is majoring in a pre-medicine or education major; preference is given to students based on academic achievement, financial need; out-of-state residency status, and previous military or public service (peace corps) experience.
Red Cedar Scholarship
Awarded to students with domestic out-of-state residency for tuition purposes who are dependents or grandchild of an MSU alum; $3,000 annually; renewable for eight semesters.
Presidential Study Abroad Scholarship
Awarded to students with domestic out-of-state residency for tuition purposes for use with an MSU-sponsored Study Abroad program; $3,000-$5,000, depending upon the length of the program. Award must be used within the first eight semesters of enrollment as an undergraduate at MSU, or before completion of the undergraduate degree (whichever time period is shorter).
University Scholars Award
Awarded to incoming freshman with domestic out-of-state residency for tuition purposes who are not eligible for the Honors College that have a high school GPA of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale) and ACT composite score of 24 or above or SAT combined score (critical reading and math) of 1100 or above; $8,000 annually; renewable for eight semesters.

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For incoming freshmen with out-of-state residency status from a specified city, county, or state

The following scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen with out-of-state residency status from a specified city, county, or state. The amount awarded to each student varies each year. In most instances, no additional applications are required.

Arizona
Robert and Catherine Workman Endowed Scholarship awarded an Amphitheater Public School District (Tucson) graduate or resident of Pima County or greater Tucson.
California
Greater Los Angeles Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship awarded to a limited number of residents of greater Los Angeles.
Colorado
Colorado Alumni Endowed Scholarship awarded to a limited number of residents of the state of Colorado.
Florida
MSU Alumni Club of South Florida Endowed Scholarship awarded to a graduate of a south Florida high school.
MSU Alumni Club of the Space Coast of Florida Endowed Scholarship awarded to a resident of Brevard or Indian River counties.
MSU Alumni Club of Tampa Bay Area Endowed Scholarship award to a resident of the greater Tampa Bay.
Georgia
Greater Atlanta Alumni Club Endowed Scholarship awarded to a resident of greater Atlanta.
Illinois
Wilford D. and Verna B. Gratrick Endowed Scholarship awarded to an Illinois high school graduate.
MSU Alumni Club of Metropolitan Chicago Endowed Scholarship awarded to a graduate of a metropolitan Chicago high school.
Illinois or Indiana
Leslie B. Rout Jr. Scholarship awarded to a resident of Illinois or Indiana.
Maryland
Harold M. Gurian Scholarship awarded to a resident of Maryland.
Nebraska or Iowa
MSU Alumni Club of Nebraska Endowed Scholarship awarded to a resident of Burt, Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Lancaster, Otoe, Saline, Sarpy, Saunders, Seward, and Washington counties in eastern Nebraska or Fremont, Harrison, Mills, and Potawattamie counties in western Iowa.
New Mexico
J. Croft Edwards Expendable Scholarship awarded to a resident of New Mexico.
New York
Greater New York Alumni Club Endowed Scholarship awarded to two residents of greater New York.
Ohio
Central Ohio MSU Alumni Association Scholarship awarded to a resident of Franklin, Delaware, Union, Madison, Licking, Pickaway, or Fairfield counties.
Harold L. Gariety Scholarship awarded to a Russia, Ohio high school graduate majoring in agriculture, business, or engineering.
MSU Alumni Club of Dayton Scholarship Endowment Fund awarded a limited number of residents of greater Dayton area or the state of Ohio.
Northeast Ohio Michigan State University Alumni Endowed Scholarship awarded to a limited number of northeast Ohio high school graduates.
Pennsylvania
Jack and Anne Hornbeck Scholarship awarded to a Pittsburgh area high school graduate.
Tennessee
MSU Alumni Club of Nashville Expendable Scholarship in Memory of Ken Teran awarded to a student who is a resident of middle Tennessee with preference given to those with financial need or who were employed and/or involved in community activities.
Texas
MSU Alumni Club of Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Area Endowed Scholarship a high school graduate from the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area.
MSU Alumni Club of Houston, Texas Expendable Scholarship awarded to a resident of the greater Houston area.
Washington
Seattle MSU Alumni Club Endowed Scholarship awarded to a graduate of a high school in the state of Washington.
Washington, D.C. (metropolitan area)
Betty Mitchell Colden Memorial Scholarship awarded to two residents of metropolitan Washington, D.C.
MSU Alumni Club of Metro Washington, D.C., Expendable Scholarship Fund awarded to a resident of metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Wisconsin
Michigan State University Alumni Club of Wisconsin Scholarship awarded to a resident of Wisconsin.
Wyoming
STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship awarded to a limited number of residents of Wyoming. Find more information.

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For incoming freshmen with non-US residency status

Students attending Michigan State University in Dubai are not eligible to receive these awards
Global Neighbors Scholarship
- $6,000 annually for eight semesters
- For a limited number of academically talented international applicants.
Global Spartan Scholarship
- $1,000 annually for two semesters
- For a limited number of academically talented international applicants
Red Cedar Scholarship
- $3,000 annually for eight semesters
- For dependents or grandchildren of MSU alums
Presidential Study Abroad Scholarship
$3,000 or $5,000, depending on length of program
For use with one MSU-sponsored or cosponsored study abroad program outside of the United States
 
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