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MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS

When applying to MSU and indicating your intended major, you will automatically be considered for our merit-based scholarships. Award of the scholarships is contingent on admission to MSU, high academic performance, and evidence of financial need demonstrated by the FAFSA application. To remain eligible for four years, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Scholarships available:

  • Art History & Visual Culture Scholarship - $1,200/  4years
  • Apparel & Textile Design Scholarship - $1,200/ 4 years
  • Royer-Webb Endowed Studio Art Scholarship - $1,200/ 4 years
  • Sally Swiss Endowed Scholarship (two offered) - $1,500/ 4 years
  • Ralph Calder Studio Art Endowed Scholarship  - $1,500/ 4 years
  • Rohem Endowed Scholarship  - $1,500/ 4 years

 

CREATIVE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

Each year, the Department of Art, Art History and Design awards up to three scholarships to our incoming freshman based upon their creative work. Winners are chosen based on high quality of artwork and potential as an art and design student. Award of the scholarships is contingent on admission to MSU and evidence of financial need demonstrated by the FAFSA application. First place will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship renewable for four years, second place will be awarded a one-time scholarship of $1,500, and third place will be awarded a one-time scholarship of $1000. 
 
We invite MSU applicants who intend to major in Art Education, Apparel & Textiles,
Graphic Design, or Studio Art to apply by submitting the application, statement of intent and 10 examples of creative work by December 1, 2016.
Submissions are reviewed by our faculty awards committee to determine the scholarship recipients.

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FINANCIAL AID

Educational assistance is available to students in many forms, including:

  • Student loans
  • Parent loans
  • Scholarships and grants
  • Student employment, work-study
  • Education savings plans
  • Tax credits
  • Tuition reduction plans
  • Veterans' benefits
  • Fellowships
  • Assistantships
  • Tuition reimbursement


Assistance might be awarded by the federal or state government, the university or private sources such as employers and community organizations.

MSU recommends that all students complete the application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. For more information on financial aid we encourage you to visit MSU's Office of Financial Aid.