College of Business Mississippi State University

Scholarships

Through the generosity of its alumni and friends, the Adkerson School of Accountancy is pleased to offer a significant number of scholarships to prospective and current students. These scholarships are in addition to those offered by the University and the College of Business. Mississippi State students transferring from another major are also eligible for scholarships. You should also contact the University's Department of Financial Aid.

Available scholarships are listed below. For additional information on scholarships and graduate assistantships, contact Michelle Bricka at 662-325-3711 or mbricka@business.msstate.edu!

Entering Freshmen

Entering freshmen are eligible for four freshmen scholarships:

  1. Academic Scholarships - Awarded by the Mississippi State University Office of Admissions and Scholarships.
  2. Distinguished Scholarships - Awarded by the Mississippi State University Office of Admissions and Scholarships.
  3. Accounting Excellence Scholarships - Awarded by the Adkerson School of Accountancy.
    • Requirements: No application is required. Students must apply to MSU, and declare a pre-accounting major through the Office of Admissions and Scholarships by the February 1 deadline.
    • Award: Up to $10,000 over four years ($2,500/year)
    • Criteria: Outstanding ACT/SAT and high school record
    • Contact: Michelle Bricka - (662) 325-3711 or mbricka@business.msstate.edu
  4. College of Business Scholarships - Apply online by the February deadline. See the College of Business website in January for the application form to complete and submit. (link: http://business.msstate.edu/scholarship.php)
Transfer Students
  • The University awards scholarships to members of Phi Theta Kappa. Community College Recognition scholarships are also available on a competitive basis. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions and Scholarships.
  • College of Business scholarships -- apply on-line (link: http://business.msstate.edu/scholarship.php) by the February deadline. See the College of Business website in January for the application form to complete and submit.
  • Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy scholarships -- apply on-line (link: http://business.msstate.edu/scholarship.php) by the February deadline. See the College of Business website in January for the application form to complete and submit.
Current Students

The Adkerson School of Accountancy and the College of Business offer Scholarships to current students. The scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, involvement in extracurricular activities, and evidence of leadership. Apply for these scholarships on-line (link: http://business.msstate.edu/scholarship.php)by the February deadline. See the College of Business website in January for the application form to complete and submit.

Graduate Students

The Adkerson School of Accountancy and the College of Business offer assistantships to entering graduate students who have demonstrated a high level of academic success. Graduate assistants work 20 hours per week under the direction of a faculty member. During any week, a graduate may assist in research projects, grade course homework, and assist students in help sessions.

To obtain an assistantship, you must either be admitted or be in the process of being admitted full-time to one of our graduate programs (unclassified and/or part-time students cannot hold assistantships). Graduate students with assistantships receive a tuition exemption (fees not included) and a monthly stipend. Click here to access the online assistantship application.

In order to receive consideration for a graduate assistantship in Adkerson School of Accountancy you must complete MSU application for Graduate Assistants and Adkerson School of Accountancy supplemental form. Click here to access Adkerson School of Accountancy Graduate Assistant form.