Apply for Scholarships Online

Students who are admitted as degree-seeking students or current Murray State students can access the General Scholarship Application by logging into their myGate account. The Murray State University General Scholarship Application is located on the Financial Aid/Scholarship section of myGate in the Applications box. If you have already been admitted and received your myGate log-in information, you can login to myGate.

Important Deadlines

  • New Freshmen Competing for the Presidential Fellowship
    Deadline: December 1, 2023
  • All Students for Competitive Scholarships
    Deadline: February 5, 2024
  • Non-Traditional and Graduate Student-Specific Scholarships
    Deadline: June 20, 2024

New Freshmen and New Transfer

  • Apply for admission and submit all admission materials (i.e. admission fees, transcripts, etc) to the appropriate Murray State admissions office early enough to get your myGate log-in credential to access the Murray State Scholarship Portal.
  • You will need your myGate log-in information and have your Murray State email activated.
  • Complete the Murray State General Scholarship Application on myGate by the deadline.

Current Murray State Students

  • You should apply for competitive scholarships for every year you plan on returning to Murray State.
  • Complete the Murray State General Scholarship Application on myGate by the deadline.

Non-traditional Students

  • New Freshmen or New Transfer Non-Traditional Students: See New Freshmen and New Transfer information above
  • Current Student Non-Traditional Student: See Current Murray State Students information above
  • Complete Murray State Scholarship Application by June 1st if you want to be considered for only non-traditional student-specific scholarships. 

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