2024-25 Academic Catalog


AOP: https://www.policies.msstate.edu/policy/1239

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.

The Office of Prestigious External Scholarships

The Office of Prestigious External Scholarships identifies and assists 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, the Astronaut Scholarship, and the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

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

Dr. David M. Hoffman
Director, Office of Prestigious External Scholarships
P.O. Box EH
209 Griffis Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762
E-mail: dmh272@msstate.edu
Web: https://www.honors.msstate.edu/prestigious-external-scholarships/
(662) 325-8475