Scholarships and Financial Aid

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You have access to exclusive scholarships from our school.

Get rewarded for your excellence in the classroom. You can afford a remarkable education at MSU.

Applying for a SEES scholarship

Our specific SEES scholarships are:

Jim Bass Field Geology Scholarship (Geology, Field Study), Bill and Maret Cheek Scholarship (Planning and Geography majors with 30+ completed hours), Fagerlin-Johnson-Moeglin Field Studies Scholarship (Field Study), John N. & Kathlen Griesemer Scholarship (1st year SEES students), Vince Kurtz Scholarship (Geology major), Barbara J. Lucks Scholarship (First Generation, Junior or Senior level students), Fred and Diane May Planning Scholarship, Milton D. Rafferty Scholarship (Geography and Planning majors), Warren C. & Vivian M. Rauch Memorial Field Geology Scholarship (Field Study), Bob and Amy Schellhorn Geoscience Scholarship (Geology majors with 30+ completed hours), D. Kent Smith Memorial Scholarship (Geology majors with 60+ completed hours), Kenneth C. Thomson Memorial Scholarship (Geology majors). Please note: most scholarships have GPA requirements. Learn more through the MSU Scholarship Search Tool by clicking on the "Search Scholarships" button, below.

Use this link for instructions on how to apply for a scholarship.

Your financial need often determines if you'll receive a scholarship. This is determined through your Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as FAFSA.

Graduate assistantships

We offer a limited number of graduate assistantships to help you pursue a master's degree.

More options

You may also qualify for scholarships from the college (CNAS), additional university-wide scholarships or financial aid.

For more information, refer to the office of student financial aid.

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