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The College of Business at Mississippi State University offers scholarships for students majoring in business. These scholarships are due to the generosity of many alumni and friends of the College of Business. Most scholarships are annual awards distributed in the fall and spring semesters each academic year. The application process depends on your current status as a student at MSU.

Newly admitted freshman should apply through your myState account with December 1 deadline. Entering business majors that apply by MSU's priority deadline will receive full consideration for business scholarships. Any business scholarships awarded will be included in scholarship letters sent out by MSU each spring. Returning business students and new transfer students can apply online through your myState account with a March 1 deadline each year. Scholarships will be awarded for the following academic year. You can find the Scholarship application once you logon to myState. Under the Banner tab, select Financial Aid and Scholarships. The application is listed as Submit/Revise General Scholarship Application (17/18).

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: 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.

For additional information on scholarships and graduate assistantships, contact Michelle Bricka at 662.325.3711 or