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Scholarships

All admitted students are automatically considered for scholarships.

In most instances, the application for admission, including the required essay, is sufficient for award consideration. Any supplemental documents required for particular scholarships will be provided on our site.

Scholarship selection criteria vary. Satisfying the initial criteria listed does not guarantee that a student will receive an award.


Freshman scholarships

Awarded to a limited number of incoming freshmen based on grade point average, class rank, standardized test scores or similar criteria.

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Transfer scholarships

Awarded to a limited number of students transferring to Michigan State from another college or university based on listed criteria.

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International scholarships

Awarded to a limited number of incoming freshmen based on grade point average, class rank, standardized test scores or similar criteria.

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Search scholarships

In addition to the scholarships awarded by the Office of Admissions, MSU's searchable database contains hundreds of scholarships awarded by individual colleges and departments based on academic level or major preference.

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