Scholarship Requirements

President's Excellence Scholarship

The President's Excellence scholarships are awarded to enrolling Freshmen with a composite score of 28 or above on the ACT or its equivalence on the SAT (1250 and above, reading and math only) and a 3.0 or better high school cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale upon graduation.  This scholarship is renewable each year provided the student maintains a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA. This scholarship includes fully funding tuition, room and board for four years and providing a $500 per semester book allowance and a $1,000 stipend each semester. The recipient of this scholarship must be a first-time freshmen.

Provost Scholar Scholarship     

The Provost Scholar scholarships are awarded to enrolling Freshmen with a composite score of 24-27 on the ACT or its equivalence on the SAT(1090-1240 reading and math only) and a 3.0 or better high school cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale upon graduation.  This scholarship is renewable each year provided the student maintains a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.  This scholarship covers room, board, tuition and a $400.00 per semester book allowance.  The recipient of this scholarship must be a first-time freshman.

university Scholar scholarship

The University Scholar scholarships are awarded to students with 22 or 23 on the ACT or its equivalence on the SAT(1020-1080 reading and math only) and a 3.0 or better high school grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale upon graduation. This scholarship covers tuition and also provides an additional $200.00 for books per semester. This scholarship is renewable provided the student maintains a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA. The recipient of this scholarship must be a first-time freshman.

Valedictorian Scholarship

Valedictorians will receive a full academic scholarship per academic year. This scholarship provides an additional $200.00 for books per semester.  This scholarship is renewable each year provided the student maintains a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.  The recipient of this scholarship must be a first-time freshman.

Salutatorian Scholarship

Salutatorians will receive a partial academic scholarship per academic year. This scholarship provides an additional $200.00 for books per semester. This scholarship is renewable each year provided the student maintains a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.  The recipient of this scholarship must be a first-time freshman. 

Alcorn Achieve Scholarship 

The Alcorn Achieve scholarships are awarded to students who complete 30-credit hours at Alcorn and earn at least a 3.3 GPA.  This scholarship covers tuition, room and board, regardless of ACT/SAT scores.  This scholarship is renewable for two to six semesters, depending on when the student qualify provided the student maintains a 3.0 GPA. To apply, click here.
 

Community College Transfer Graduates Scholarship

Full Scholarship/Aid Packages are available for qualified community college transfer applicants. For details, please click here .

Qualified applicants may receive only one of the above scholarships.   

The President's Excellence, Provost Scholar, University Scholar, Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholarships are awarded to those qualified students who have never attended a Community College, College, University, Vocational-Technical College or any school beyond high school before entering Alcorn State University.

All scholarship recipients are recommended to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for Federal and/or State Aid.  You can apply via the web at www.fafsa.govIf, after filing the FAFSA, you are eligible for a Federal Pell Grant, your scholarship will be reduced by the amount of the Federal Pell Grant (reduction only applies to President’s Excellence, Provost Scholar and Provost Diversity Scholar recipients).  Also, if receiving more than one institutional scholarship, all institutional scholarships combined (including Pell amount reduction for full academic scholarships) cannot exceed the cost of tuition, room and board (plus allocated books/stipends).  Institutional Scholarships includes Academic, Band, Music or any scholarship deemed as institutional.

Complete the scholarship application below.  Your application must be on file by May 1st  of the year you plan to attend or the scholarship will not be awarded.  

Academic Scholarships are awarded for Fall and Spring ONLY. 

Academic Scholarship Application

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