Michigan State university, established in the year of 1855, as the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan, one of the country’s first institutions of higher education to teach scientific agriculture. And over the years the institution has developed in the the renowned Michigan State university. The institution was created to a public land-grant research university in East Lansing, Michigan. The MSU is a top ranked institution of higher learning according to the U.S. News & World Report. The university has provided good environment and skilled staff to help students achieve their academic goals. And Local and international students can take the advantages of the scholarships and financial aids opportunities to advance their studies.
Described below are scholarships awarded to incoming freshmen with non-U.S. residency status;
1. Presidential Study Abroad Scholarship
Awarded for use with an MSU-sponsored or co-sponsored study abroad program outside of the United States; $3,000 or $5,000, depending upon the length of the program. Award must be used with the first eight semesters of enrollment as an undergraduate at MSU or before completion of the undergraduate degree, whichever occurs first.
2. YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship
This grant is awarded to a select group of international undergraduate students who demonstrate a commitment to furthering the #YouAreWelcomeHere message by bridging intercultural divides. It covers $25,000 towards tuition annually, renewable for eight semesters. The #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship application is required. This scholarship cannot be stacked on top of the International Tuition Grant.
3. International Tuition Grant
Awarded to a limited number of incoming freshmen with non-U.S. residency status applying from outside the United States. It is based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, essay and geographic diversity. Grant values range from approximately $15,000 to $25,000 annually for eight semesters. Priority consideration will be given to students who apply to MSU by December 1. Students applying after December 1 may also qualify as funds are available. This scholarship is not available to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or transfer students
4. Professorial Assistantship
Offered to a select number of international and homeschooled Honors College invitees based on a holistic review of their individual academic records. Domestic students are also eligible for this offer, however their eligibility is based on having a GPA that places them in the top 5% of applicants to MSU from their respective schools. Professorial Assistants receive an annual stipend of approximately $3,500 for working 8-10 hours per week on faculty-mentored research or scholarly activity, renewable for four semesters.* Visit the Honors College website for more information about the Professorial Assistantship program.
Application Link: https://admissions.msu.edu/cost-aid/scholarships/international