Scholarships

The Admissions and Scholarships website provides details on applying for a wide variety of Mississippi State University Scholarships. The scholarships listed below highlight department and College of Education scholarships offered to our majors. Please go the Admissions and Scholarships website to apply for all scholarships.

Application Deadlines:

First-Time Freshman - December 1 (extended to December 31, 2015)
Other Classification – January 31

Departmental Scholarships

Charles B. Holder, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Recipients of the scholarship must be full-time students enrolled in either the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering, majoring in Mechanical Engineering, or the College of Education, majoring in Industrial Technology.

Francis N. Matthews Scholarship

Undergraduate students with demonstrated academic achievement who plan to teach in Technology Education. Available to juniors and seniors with a financial need for scholarship aid.

Harold Smith-Baldwin Piano & Organ Annual Scholarship

Awarded to full-time students in Industrial Technology with 32 credit hours toward their degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Nan Carpenter Cain Scholarship

Undergraduate students with demonstrated academic achievement majoring in Industrial Technology and Education. Must have leadership qualities and financial need.


College of Education Scholarships

Barry Box Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to College of Education undergraduate students on the basis of scholarship.

Charles D. Haven, Jr. Annual Scholarship

Awarded to newly-enrolled students at MSU who are residents of Huntsville-Decatur, AL, have leadership ability, and have good moral character.

Critical Needs Teacher Loan/Scholarship

Junior/senior students who agree to teach in critical needs areas/subjects. Call 1.800.327.2980 or visit riseupms.com/state-aid for an application and additional information.

Dewey and Marie Malouf Scholarship

Undergraduate students majoring in the College of Education with priority given to students from Leflore County with a demonstrated academic achievement, leadership abilities and good moral character.

Joe and Catherine Fortunato Family Scholarship

Awarded to College of Education undergraduate students on the basis of academic achievement (3.0 GPA or better) and financial need.

Max and Patricia Jobe Scholarship

Awarded to College of Education students who have completed at least 30 semester hours toward a degree and who have maintained a 2.80 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Merchants and Farmers Bank Scholarship

Undergraduate majors in the College of Education with priority given to recipients from counties in Mississippi which have Merchants and Farmers bank and who express a desire to work in Mississippi after graduation. Based on academic performance, need and demonstrated leadership abilities.

Merrill and Carrie Hawkins Scholarship

Awarded to full-time juniors and seniors enrolled in Education with demonstrated academic achievement, good moral character, and leadership ability.

William Winter Scholarship

Junior/senior students who agree to teach in Mississippi. Call 1.800.327.2980 or visit riseupms.com/state-aid for an application and additional information.


Other Scholarships

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant

Department of Student Financial Aid - http://www.sfa.msstate.edu/howto/teach/