Scholarships

Important Dates for 2023-2024 Academic Year Scholarship Awards

  • September 1, 2022 — Scholarship Application Opens for 2023-2024
  • October 1, 2022 — FAFSA Opens for 2023-2024
  • December 1, 2022 — General Scholarship Application Deadline for 2023-2024 Presidential Fellowship  consideration
  • February 6, 2023 — General Scholarship Application Deadline for 2023-2024
  • TBD — Presidential Fellowship Competition (Invitation Required)
  • Mid-March — Awards Letters Sent Via Mail and Email
  • May 1, 2023 — National Scholarship Acceptance Deadline
  • June 1, 2023  — Non-Traditional Student and Graduate Student-Specific Scholarships Deadline

Note: All undergraduate students must file and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to receive any university scholarships and/or discounts.

Apply for Scholarships

Murray State University offers two categories of scholarships

Academic Achievement Scholarships

Competitive Scholarships

Start your application

Scholarship Tips

  • Competitive scholarships are not awarded until after the application deadline.
  • Take your time to submit a thorough, complete application.
  • Not following directions or not completing all requirements of the application process may result in elimination from the selection process.
  • Explore all of your options and learn more about external scholarships.
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