Scholarships

There are two sources of Murray State Scholarships: Academic and Music. In order to be eligible for both, be sure to complete the MSU Scholarship Application by January 15th.  

There are numerous academic scholarships given out by the university.  Here are two examples: 

1. Based on your ACT and GPA, Academic Achievement Scholarships can cover up to 100% of your tuition!

Academic Achievement Scholarship chart

2. Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts or the Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program:
  • Full Tuition for students with a minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA & minimum 25 ACT Composite score
  • $1000 for students not meeting the full tuition requirements but who have an ACT Composite Score of at least an 18 and at least a 3.3 cumulative high school GPA

1. These scholarship is based on a successful audition for member of the MSU brass faculty.  
2. The application and audition requirements can be found here.  
3. Music scholarship can be added ON TOP of any academic scholarship you earn.