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The STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship

A full-ride scholarship opportunity for students residing in the State of Wyoming and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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What is the STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship?

An anonymous private donor has established the STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship to provide a special, full-ride scholarship opportunity to high school seniors who reside in the State of Wyoming and in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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What does the STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship include?

The scholarship:

  • Pays all regular costs for eight (8) semesters at Michigan State University
  • Includes tuition, fees, books, room, board and incidental expenses as defined by the University

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Important Dates

All application materials must be submitted by November 1, 2021

  • Application for admission
  • STARR essays
  • Recommendations

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Information Sessions

Students and high school counselors in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Wyoming are invited to in-person events with representatives from Michigan State University. You will learn about the STARR Scholarship program, which provides a special full-ride scholarship to MSU, as well as MSU's admissions policies. We will also be happy to answer your questions!

Reservations are required. Please register below.


Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 
7-8 p.m. ET
Houghton High School -  Auditorium
1603 Gundlach Road
Houghton, MI 49931


Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 
7-8 p.m. ET
Sault Area High School & Career Center - Strahl Theater
904 Marquette Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021
4-5 p.m. ET
Gladstone Area High School -  Auditorium
2100 M-35 Highway
Gladstone, MI 49837 

Register for a STARR event in the Upper Peninsula

Event contact information

Tania Kurzawa
Admissions Counselor






Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021
10-11 a.m. MT
Red Lion Hotel and Conference Center
204 West Fox Farm Road
Cheyenne, WY 82007


Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021
6-7 p.m. MT
Holiday Inn Sheridan - Convention Center
1809 Sugarland Drive
Sheridan, WY 82801


Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021
6-7 p.m. MT
The Wort Hotel
50 Glenwood Street
Jackson, WY 83001

Register for a STARR event in Wyoming

Event contact information

Ben Brown
Assistant Director of Scholarships
STARR Foundation Scholarship Coordinator