Background Image Alternative Text: Architecture and Building Construction Science utopian bench design project
Background Image Alternative Text: Mississippi State University art students in a studio on the Starkville campus (painting and photography)
Background Image Alternative Text: Architecture and Building Construction Science utopian bench design project

University-Wide Scholarships

Getting a great education is an investment, and Mississippi State University offers scholarships to make attending MSU more affordable. Mississippi State University’s Scholarship Program offers assistance to outstanding students who demonstrate the potential for superior academic performance at the college level. Admission to the university is required for all scholarships. To be considered for competitive, leadership and service, and private scholarships, the general scholarship application must be submitted. 

Scholarships at Mississippi State

Let us help you estimate your financial aid options for Mississippi State University.

Net Price Calculator

Background Image Alternative Text: Mississippi State University architecture student Sarah Hoing sits on the steps in Giles Hall, Starkville with architecture plans.

Major-Specific Scholarships

Many programs at Mississippi State University also recognize student achievement through their own scholarships and annual awards. These monetary awards are made possible by friends and alumni, companies, foundations, and more. Learn more below about scholarships for each of our majors in the College of Architecture, Art and Design.

Architecture Scholarships Art Scholarships Building Construction Science Scholarships Interior Design Scholarships

Background Image Alternative Text: Letter press studio work, Suzanne Powney

Scholarships at Mississippi State
How to Apply

To be eligible for scholarships at Mississippi State University, students must fill out the general scholarship application by the appropriate deadline. 

Steps to apply for Scholarships at MSU

  • Student must be admitted.
  • Log in to your MyState account using your NetID and NetPassword.
  • On the Banner tab, under the Financial Aid and Scholarships column, click "Submit/Revise General Scholarshp Application."
  • A new window will pop up, and you'll need to log in again using your NetID and NetPassword.
  • When you're logging in for the first time, you'll need to complete the general application.
  • Don't forget to click the "Save" button! When you're returning after your first log-in, you'll be able to see your saved information.

After you complete and submit your general application, you may have additional opportunities recommended to you based on your test scores, GPA, leadership and service, and applicant record. More opportunities may become available over time, so we encourage you to log in regularly and check your account to see if any additional recommendations appear. 

Application
Deadlines

Incoming Freshmen

December 1 (for the following academic yr.)

Entering Transfer Students and Current Mississippi State Students

March 1 (for the following academic yr.)

Background Image Alternative Text: Mississippi State University architecture student (male) works at his studio space in Giles Hall in Starkville