Scholarships and Financial Aid
Scholarships and financial aid can lessen your tuition costs.
Applying for a department scholarship
You have access to exclusive scholarships within our department.
To apply, complete your:
What are the requirements?
For many scholarships, your grades are the biggest factor.
Your financial need, major and campus or community service can help you earn scholarships, too.
You may also qualify for scholarships from the College of Education (COE), additional university-wide scholarships or financial aid. COE awards about 60 scholarships each year. You’re considered for every scholarship in which you’re eligible.
For more information, refer to the office of student financial aid.
A graduate assistantship covers your tuition costs for a master's degree.
MSU Foundation Scholarships
MSU Foundation Scholarships are made possible through private gifts to the University made by individuals, groups or companies. They are awarded to students each year based on a wide range of criteria: college, major/minor, high school attended, outstanding academic achievement, leadership, financial need, etc.
The Search Tool will allow you to view available scholarships. You may search using keywords or the category search filter option, however you cannot apply for scholarships using the Search Tool.
For more information, including how to apply for all Foundation Scholarship opportunities by the March 1 deadline, please visit MSU Foundation Scholarships.