Application Availability

Application Process

  1. Apply for, and be eligible for, admission to Michigan State University as soon as possible, but in no case later than November 1 of the year prior to entry to MSU. Apply online at All freshman applicants are required to submit an SAT or ACT score. The writing portion is recommended but not required.
  2. Upload your four essays outlined in this document to your account at on or before November 1, 2016, prior to the year of entry to MSU.
  3. Upload three (3) letters of recommendation from persons who are not related to you and who know you well enough to address how you exemplify the criteria for the award. See letters of recommendation section for details.
  4. The decision of the STARR Charitable Foundation selection of award recipients will be final.

All application materials must be submitted by November 1

If you have questions, you may email Ben Brown at

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