2020-2021 Academic Year Scholarship Programs
Explore our new merit scholarship calculator to see if you might qualify for a new freshman or transfer Premier Scholarship or Achievement Award.
May 15 is our advertised priority acceptance date for scholarships. However, students can
accept their scholarship offer after this date without issue.
Learn more about how to enroll at Montana State University.
Montana State University offers millions of dollars in merit scholarships and waivers to new students with excellent academic records and outstanding promise for student success. Our holistic review of scholarship candidates considers academic achievement, including test scores, GPA and class rank (if applicable). Leadership qualities, commitment to service, and promise of engagement in the life of Montana State University may also be considered for some awards. Explore some of our opportunities below!
Departmental & Cat Scholarships
Are you an International student?
Please visit our International student scholarship website for more information!
Scholarship Deferment Information
Please be aware that MSU new student Premier, Achievement Award, Distinction and WUE scholarships are not deferrable and will be awarded to you for a specific start term that matches the start term on your application for admission. Scholarship parameters change every year.
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