Scholarships

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Scholarships and achievement grants are offered and awarded to deserving students based on scholastic merit and financial need as an integral part of the recipient's total financial aid package.  The academic scholarship program at Mississippi Valley State University is designed to recognize and reward those students who have exemplified academic excellence. To demonstrate its commitment to talented students, the University annually awards a number of academic scholarships to qualified applicants. These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and are renewable at the end of each year for a four-year period for entering freshmen and a two-year period for junior college graduates. Policies concerning scholarships are determined by the department administering the scholarship.

PRESIDENTIAL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to Incoming Freshmen with a cumulative high school GPA 3.0; an ACT score of 24 or above or SAT equivalent.  The scholarship covers tuition, room, board, fees and a book allowance of $500.  (Room and board charges will only be awarded if the student resides on-campus).  The scholarship is renewable for 3 years with a maintained cumulative 3.25 GPA and 30 earned credits each year (fall and spring semesters only). 

Deadline: February 1

VICE PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to Incoming Freshmen with a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0; an ACT score of 22-23 or SAT equivalent.  The scholarship covers Full tuition and fees and a book allowance of $300.  The scholarship is renewable for 3 years with a maintained cumulative 3.0 GPA and 30 earned credits each year (fall and spring semesters only). 

Deadline: February 1

UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to Incoming Freshmen with a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0; an ACT score of 20-21 or SAT equivalent.  The scholarship covers 1/2 tuition and fees and a book allowance of $200.  The scholarship is renewable for 3 years with a maintained cumulative 3.0 GPA and 30 earned credits each year (fall and spring semesters only).

Deadline: February 1

VALEDICTORIAN/SALUTATORIAN ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP - GREEN AND WHITE

This scholarship is awarded to Incoming First-time Freshmen who have attained the honor of being the Valedictorian or Salutatorian of the their high school graduating class.  The scholarship covers Full tuition and fees and a $200 book allowance.  This scholarship is renewable with a maintained cumulative 3.0 GPA and 30 earned credits each year(fall and spring semesters only). 

Deadline: June 15th

TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP - VALLEY

This scholarship is awarded to Transfer students who received an AA degree from a regionally accredited community/junior college with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.  This scholarship covers tuition only and a $300 book allowance.  This scholarship is renewable with a maintained cumulative 3.0 GPA and 30 earned credits each year (fall and spring semesters only).

Deadline: June 15th

 

 

 

All institutional scholarships (Academic, Athletic, Fine Arts, Band) are Pell-based.  All scholarship recipients must complete the FAFSA.  Scholarship awards may be reduced by eligible federal financial aid received and will not exceed cost of attendance.  Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis on the availability of funds and are awarded for students entering the university in the fall semester only.  Dismissal/Suspension from the university for any reason will invalidate the scholarship.