Skip navigation
Michigan State University Michigan State University masthead graphic
Starr Charitable Foundation Scholarship STARR Scholarsihp dog mascot

The STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Presenting a unique opportunity for students residing in the state of Wyoming and the Upper Peninsula of the State of Michigan.

apply today

What is the STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship?

An anonymous private donor has established the STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship to provide a unique educational opportunity to high school seniors who reside in the State of Wyoming and in the Upper Peninsula of the State of Michigan.

selection criteria

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

previous recipients

Important Dates

Deadline Date
ACT or SAT scores submitted Nov 1, 2019
Application for admission Nov 1, 2019
Submit STARR essays Nov 1, 2019
Recommendations Nov 1, 2019

apply today

Information Sessions

Representatives from Michigan State University will be in Wyoming and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to present information about the STARR Scholarship program, MSU’s admissions policies and to answer any questions you may have. Reservations are required.


Saturday, September 21, 2019
1 – 3 p.m.
Kewadin Casino – Tahquamenon Room
2186 Shunk Rd.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Click here to RSVP

Sunday, September 22, 2019
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Magnuson Franklin Square Inn
820 Shelden Ave.
Houghton, MI 49931
Click here to RSVP

Sunday, September 22, 2019 
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Terrace Bay Hotel
7146 P. Rd.
Escanaba, MI 49829 
Click here to RSVP


Saturday, October 5, 2019
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center
204 West Fox Farm Rd.
Cheyenne, WY 82007
Click here to RSVP

Saturday, October 5, 2019 
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn Sheridan – Convention Center
1809 Sugarland Dr.
Sheridan, WY 82801
Click here to RSVP

Sunday, October 6, 2019 
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The Wort Hotel
50 Glenwood St.
Jackson, WY 83001 
Click here to RSVP


Upper Peninsula  
Tania Kurzawa at

Ben Brown at