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Financial Aid Office
Murray State University
500 Sparks Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3312

msu.sfa@murraystate.edu 

(270) 809-2546 
(800) 272-4678, ext 3
(270) 809-3116, fax

Office Hours
University closure dates
Monday - Friday 

January - May
8:00 am - 4:30 pm CST

June - July
7:30 am - 4:00 pm CST

August - December
8:00 am - 4:30 pm CST

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The Financial Aid Office is conducting a survey to assist our office in better serving our customers and meeting their financial aid needs.  We would appreciate if you would please take a moment to complete the brief satisfaction survey.  Your feedback is valuable to allow our office to improve and continue providing quality assistance.  Your response is anonymous.  Please complete the survey by clicking here.

Grants are forms of funding that does not have to be paid back (unless student becomes ineligible).  For more information, visit Student Aid on the Web.

Federal Grants

  • Federal Pell Grant

    The Federal Pell Grant program gives grants of $555 to $5,645 to eligible undergraduates.
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

    The Federal Supplement Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) program gives grants of up to $500 per year.
  • Federal TEACH Grant

    The TEACH Grant Program provides up to $4,000 a year in grant assistance to undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students who agree to serve for at least four years as full-time "highly qualified" teachers in high-need fields in public or not-for-profit private elementary or secondary schools that serve students from low-income families.

    Student Eligibility Requirements:

    • GPA of at least 3.25
    • ACT or SAT Equivalent of 21
    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), although you do not have to demonstrate financial need
    • Complete TECH Grant entrance counseling
    • Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve with the Federal Department of Education
    • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
    • TEACH Grant for Murray State students will only be awarded to Junior and above students

    Be accepted in the Teacher Education Program (TEP) in the following high need areas:

    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Foreign Language
    • Bilingual Education
    • English Language Acquisition
    • Special Education
    • Reading Specialist

     

    Once you have left the school, change your major, or withdraw, you must complete TEACH Grant exit counseling.

State Grants

  • College Access Program Grant (CAP)

    The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority gives grants (CAP) of up to $1900 per year, for a maximum of eight semesters, to eligible undergraduate Kentucky residents.  For more information, please visit KHEAA.

Institutional Grants

  • Racer Advantage Grant (RAD)

    The Racer Advantage Grant is an institutional grant that you may use to help cover direct University expenses.
  • Murray Legacy Tuition Grant

    We know our alumni have strong feelings, believe in their education and want their children and grandchildren to follow in their footsteps. With our Murray Legacy Tuition Grant, your alma mater is giving you the chance to carry on the Murray tradition.

    Visit the Murray State Alumni Association for further details.

     

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