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 Spring Semester 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.
  • Complete your degree within 9 semesters.


Q: How can I earn Contribution Hours?
A: The Contribution Hours opportunities can be on MavSync under the Cultural Contribution Scholarship page. You may also find off-campus APPROVED sites to volunter [PDF] here (276 KiB).

Cultural Contribution Scholarship Application and Forms

Contribution Hours Form

Cultural Contribution Scholarship Re-Application

Cultural Contribution Appeal Form