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Non-traditional students

Applications for non-traditional student-specific scholarships are due June 1.  In order to be considered for other competitive scholarships (beyond the non-traditional student-specific scholarships) please have your admission application/information, scholarship application and required documents submitted by January 24.

A non-traditional student is one who meets any of the following criteria:

  • 23 or older
  • Financially independent
  • Works full time
  • A spouse or parent
  • A veteran
  • Had a break between high school and college

You can submit the application online by selecting the "Apply for Scholarships Online" if you will be a new student to MSU.

If you are a current MSU student, please log into myGate to submit your application on the Financial Aid tab.

Non-traditional student applicants must also submit a letter/essay explaining their financial circumstances or break in studies.  Please submit your essay/letter by:

            Scholarship Office
            102 Curris Center
            Murray, KY 42071

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