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MSU STARS Scholarship Application Instructions


All New and Current Student Scholarship Application and Documents Extended Deadline: January 24 
Non-traditional Student Scholarship Application and Documents Deadline: June 1


Please see the following tips, before you access the MSU Scholarship Application (STARS) system: 

  • Use the Internet Explorer browser only;
  • Delete cookies and browsing history in Internet Explorer;
  • Click the buttons only once and let the system load on its own;
  • You do not have to upload recommendation letters to each scholarship that requests a letter as long as the letter is uploaded into the “Attach Documents” or “Letter of Recommendation” section.


Incoming Freshmen

  • Apply for admission and submit all admission materials (i.e. admission fees, transcripts, etc) to the appropriate MSU admissions office by the above deadline.

  • Complete MSU Scholarship Application (STARS) by the above deadline.
  • You will need to create an account in the STARS system.  Usernames and passwords are not the same as myGate unless you establish them as such when creating your STARS account.

New Transfer and New Graduate Students

  • Apply for admission and submit all admission materials (i.e. admission fees, transcripts, etc) to the appropriate MSU admissions office by the above deadline.

  • Complete MSU Scholarship Application (STARS) by the above deadline.

Non-traditional Students

  • If you will be a new MSU student in the fall 2014: apply for admission and submit all admission materials (i.e. admission fees, transcripts, etc) to the appropriate MSU admissions office by the appropriate scholarship application deadline.
  • In order to be considered for other competitive scholarships (beyond the non-traditional student-specific scholarships) please have your admission application/information, scholarship application and required documents submitted by January 24th.
  • Complete MSU Scholarship Application (STARS) by June 1st.

Current MSU Students

  • Complete MSU Scholarship Application (STARS) by January 24th.

 

*All students:  Please note that some individual scholarships require additional documents.  If additional documents are required, it will be noted in the scholarship information.  Any additional documentation must be uploaded to your account or received by the Scholarship Office by January 24th. More information can be found on our Scholarship Documents page.

Questions: Contact the Scholarship Office at 270.809.3225 or msu.scholarships@murraystate.edu .

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