Undergraduate Study Awards

Listed below are some of the undergraduate study awards available to MSU students.  Scholarships and fellowships marked with an asterisk (*) require an institutional endorsement, meaning applications to these awards must be submitted through the NIFS office. If you intend to apply to one of the these awards, please fill out an Intent to Apply Form.  For any questions not answered in the Scholarships and Fellowships FAQ, or to schedule an appointment, please contact our office through our email nifs@msu.edu.


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  • Department of Homeland Security Scholarship
    Discipline Purpose Open To Eligibility
    STEM 2 years of undergraduate study, and a paid summer internship Sophomores U.S. citizen, 3.3+ GPA

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  • Hollings Scholarship
    Deadline Disciplines Purpose Open To Eligibility
    January 2018 Fields relevant to environmental science Funding for 2 years of undergraduate study and paid summer internship Sophomores and Juniors (must have two years of undergraduate study remaining) U.S. citizen, 3.0+ GPA

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  • NSEP David L. Boren Scholarship

    This scholarship is coordinated by MSU International Studies and Programs

    Campus Deadline Disciplines Purpose Open To Eligibility
    12/01/2017 All disciplines Funding for study abroad experience before graduation Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors U.S. citizen, 3.0+ GPA, travel must be outside Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

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  • Udall Scholarship*
    Campus Deadline Disciplines Purpose Open To Eligibility
    01/05/2017 Environmental studies or Native American leaders Funding for 1-2 years of undergraduate study Sophomores and Juniors U.S. citizen or permanent resident, 3.0+ GPA

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