2019-20 Academic Catalog


Mississippi State University is committed to the recognition of outstanding students whose academic credentials confirm their potential for success as university students. Outstanding students may be eligible for various scholarships and honors.

Numerous privately funded scholarships support the University Scholarship Program to recognize continued academic success. Information regarding eligibility criteria and the online resume may be obtained from the Office of Admissions and Scholarships at www.admissions.msstate.edu/scholarships or (662) 325-3076. In addition to general university scholarships, most colleges and departments also have numerous scholarships available to qualified students. Colleges and departments can provide detailed information.

Coordinator of Prestigious External Scholarships

The Dean of the Shackouls Honors College and the director of the Prestigious External Scholarships identify and assist well-qualified undergraduate students who would be strong candidates for national and international awards such as the Rhodes Scholarship, the Goldwater Scholarship, the Marshall Scholarship, the Truman Scholarship, and the student Fulbright Program.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to investigate the Web sites of the major scholarship programs. For information on the opportunities, contact:

Shackouls Honors College
P.O. Box EH
210C Griffis Hall 
Mississippi State, MS 39762
e-mail: shackoulshc@honors.msstate.edu
Web: http://www.honors.msstate.edu
(662) 325-2522