Scholarships and Financial Aid

Scholarships and financial aid help you pay for college.

Applying for a department scholarship

You have access to exclusive scholarships within our department.

To apply, complete your:

What are the requirements?

For many scholarships, your grades are the biggest factor.

Your financial need, major and campus or community service can help you earn scholarships, too.

More options

You may also qualify for scholarships from the college (MCHHS), additional university-wide scholarships or financial aid.

For more information, refer to the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Graduate assistantships

A graduate assistantship covers your tuition costs for a master's degree. You'll also receive a stipend for living expenses.

Assistantships in the McQueary College of Health and Human Services and assistantships in the department of biomedical sciences are designed to supplement a student’s graduate course work.

Graduate assistants in the biomedical sciences department are hired to do the following tasks:

  • Teach introductory courses
  • Supervise laboratory research
  • Participate in research studies


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 March 1 deadline, please visit the MSU Foundation Scholarships.