Midwestern State University offers students over $2 million in general academic merit scholarships each year. New incoming freshmen and transfer students seeking their first bachelor’s degree who are admitted to MSU by April 1 for fall or November 1for spring are automatically considered for our general merit scholarships with no additional scholarship application required. Scholarships range from $500-$2,500 per academic year for students who qualify.

"Old SAT" is defined as SAT tests taken prior to March 2016, and "New SAT" is defined as SAT tests taken March 2016 and later. 

The following scholarships are available to transfer students:

Scholarships

Scholarship

Selection Criteria*

Award Amount

Transfer Excellence

Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA from each institution previously attended, and student must have completed at least 18 credit hours post-high school.

$2,000 per year

Transfer Achievement

Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from each institution previously attended, and student must have completed at least 18 credit hours post-high school.

$1,500 per year

Phi Theta Kappa**

Membership in PTK at previous institution, available to dual credit and transfer students who qualify.

$2,500 per year

 

All scholarships are subject to available funding.

*SAT scores are based on the combined Critical Reading and Math scores only.

**Is stackable with other transfer merit scholarships. Note: Scholarships have very specific deadlines. For more information go to MSU Texas Scholarships.