Scholarships Available in CNAS

Scholarships and financial aid help you pay for college.

Applying for scholarships

In MSU's College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS), you have access to exclusive scholarships.

To apply, complete your:

You’re considered for every scholarship for which you’re eligible. Scholarship amounts may vary annually.

Any additional application materials are included within the scholarship's description. 

What are the requirements?

For many scholarships, your grades are the biggest factor.

Your financial needs, major and where you went to high school can help you earn scholarships, too.

Additional scholarship information

For department-specific scholarships, visit the department's scholarships and financial aid page.

The NSF S-STEM program provides scholarships for low-income students in STEM.

Other financial aid options

You may also qualify for university-wide scholarships or financial aid.

A graduate assistantship covers the costs of your master’s degree.

For more information, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid.


MSU Foundation Scholarships

MSU Foundation Scholarships are made possible through private gifts to the University made by individuals, groups or companies. They are awarded to students each year based on a wide range of criteria: college, major/minor, high school attended, outstanding academic achievement, leadership, financial need, etc.

The Search Tool will allow you to view available scholarships. You may search using keywords or the category search filter option, however you cannot apply for scholarships using the Search Tool.

For more information, including how to apply for all Foundation Scholarship opportunities by the April 1 deadline, please visit the MSU Foundation Scholarships.