The following scholarships are awarded to incoming in-state first-year students for tuition purposes, pending available funding, and are contingent upon students maintaining in-state residency status. In most instances, no additional applications are required and students are automatically considered for these scholarships once they submit their application to MSU. See the Michigan scholarship regulations for additional details about these awards.
The MSU Michigan Resident Scholarship designates award levels for in-state students based on high school GPA at the end of junior year. Scholarship values range from approximately $500 to $1,500 annually for eight semesters. In-state students who apply to MSU as a freshman are automatically considered. Scholarship recipients may also be eligible for additional merit-based scholarships at MSU.
The STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship for students residing in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan as well as the state of Wyoming. A limited number of students receive this scholarship each year based on academic and personal excellence as outlined by the selection criteria. In order to be considered for the STARR Scholarship, you must apply to MSU, submit four essays and submit three letters of recommendation. For more information on selection criteria and how to apply for the scholarship, visit the STARR Scholarship website.
The following scholarships are awarded to a limited number of incoming first-year students from the specified Michigan county or area who have in-state residency status. The amount awarded to each student varies each year. In most instances, no additional applications are required.
The following scholarships are awarded to a limited number of incoming first-year students graduating from specific Michigan high schools or school districts who have in-state residency status. The amount awarded to each student varies each year. In most instances, no additional applications are required.