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Murray State University Academic Achievement Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $40,000
Awards Available: 50

Beginning with the Fall Incoming Freshmen Class, Murray State is implementing a new Academic Achievement Scholarship system.

Rules and Regulations

A) Awarded at the time of admission

B) Students qualify for only one Academic Achievement Scholarship

C) Awards are for up to four years at Murray State, or until Bachelor's degree is obtained (whichever occurs first)

D) Scholars must meet GPA and academic progress requirements each year to renew

E) Academic Achievement Scholarships can be applied to direct costs (tuition, on-campus housing, meal plan charges, etc.)

Renewal requirements

A) Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA

B) Enroll full-time (at least 12 credit hours per semester)

C) Earn at least 24 credits hours within the academic year (fall & spring semesters combined)

D) Participate in the Honors College if receiving a Trustee Scholarship

E) Cannot be combined with Presidential Fellowship, Marvin D. Mills Scholarship, GSP/GSA Scholarships or National Merit Finalist Scholarship. If a student qualifies for both an Academic Achievement Scholarship and one of the other previously listed scholarships, they will be given the scholarship that best benefits the student.


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Murray State University Academic Achievement Scholarships
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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