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Cultural Contribution

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International Students at MSU are eligible for the Cultural Contribution Scholarship.

The Cultural Contribution Scholarship reduces the tuition cost to the in-state level, and is given automatically to all new undergraduate and graduate students on MSU I-20. You do not have to fill any applications if you are a new student.

To maintain your Cultural Contribution Scholarship, you must:

For Undergraduate students:

  • Maintain GPA of 2.5 or above for courses completed the previous semester at MSU.
  • Successful complete twelve (12) undergraduate credits.
  • Complete a minimum of 25 contribution hours in each semester at MSU and/or the surrounding community as a cultural resource and/or a volunteer for service organizations.
  • Attend the required meeting about in-state when first awarded.
  • Complete your degree within 9 semesters.


Q: How can I earn Contribution Hours?
A: The Contribution Hours opportunities can be found in the ISA Office, located in CSU 264.

Cultural Contribution Scholarship Application and Forms

[PDF] Contribution Hours Form (88 KiB)

[PDF] Cultural Contribution Scholarship Re-Application (116 KiB)

Cultural Contribution Appeal Form