Center for America's Veterans Scholarships

The Center for America’s Veterans Scholarships are provided by alumni and friends of Mississippi State University. These scholarships are to assist student veterans, service-members and dependents enrolled at Mississippi State University with any un-met financial needs while attending school. 

Scholarships Awarded

  • Center for America's Veterans Scholarship
  • Tom Crosby Scholarship
  • Russell Gaines Scholarship
  • William C. Forbus Scholarship
  • Leslie Hester Scholarship
  • Tommy Nusz Scholarship


  • Must be a veteran, service-member or dependent of a veteran / service-member of any branch of the service.
  • Must have un-met financial needs based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


All scholarships are awarded annually in the amount of $1000(Except Nusz), contingent upon the funds received.

Application Window

February 1 to July 1 of each year. Scholarships will be awarded for the following school year.

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