All Opportunities

Welcome to Cat Scholarships, MSU’s Online Scholarship Application System!

Below you will find a list of scholarships available to MSU Students.

  • Use the Application Process below to apply for scholarships awarded by colleges, departments and the Office of Financial Aid Services.
  • Incoming students are also encouraged to apply for scholarships awarded by the Office of Admissions. Click here for more information.

Application Process:

  • To access the General Application, click “Sign in” and use your NetID to login.
  • After you have completed your General Application, the system will automatically match you to all scholarships you are eligible for based on the information you provided.
  • The system may request that you supply additional information or recommend scholarship opportunities that you may be eligible for, however additional steps must be taken to be considered for those awards.
  • Some scholarships require the applicant to demonstrate financial need; in order to be considered for those awards a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) must be submitted.

Important Dates:

  • November 1: Cat Scholarship system opens to accept applications.
  • December 1: MSU FAFSA priority deadline.
  • February 1: Priority application deadline for most scholarships in the Cat Scholarship system. Please refer to individual scholarships for the appropriate deadline.
Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Ardy SixKiller Clarke Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program K-12; American Indian or Alaska Native, not required to be an...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2019
Varies Daniel, Miriam and Rachel Foxman American Indian Educator Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program K-12; Enrolled member of a Federal or State of Montana recognized...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2019
Varies Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation Native American Graduate Fellowship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree from Montana State University; Minimum 2.5 undergraduate cumulative GPA and...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree from...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2019
Varies Christine Chauvin Excellence in Nursing Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of Nursing To be considered for a College of Nursing scholarship, applicants must...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Angus and Anne McMillan Family EHHD Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in curricula traditionally known as Home Economics; – Early Childhood Education and Child Services ...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in curricula traditionally...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Beaudette Consulting Engineers Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering; Junior status or above; Minimum 2.5 cumulative...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies College of EHHD Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of Education, Health and Human Development
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Industrial Arts Scholarship Endowment
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in Technology Education
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in Technology Education
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Lea Miller Memorial Education Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Education; Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Preferred Qualification: Member of...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Louise M. Taylor Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Elementary Education; Senior status; Minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA. Additional Award...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Elementary...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Morman Family Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering; United States citizen; Full-time student; Montana high school graduate...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Paul B. and Marie B. Davidson EHHD Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in curricula traditionally known as Home Economics; – Early Childhood Education and Child Services ...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in curricula traditionally...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ralph E. Kenck Scholarship Endowment
Required Qualification: Pursuing in Technology Education
Required Qualification: Pursuing in Technology Education
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Randy Church Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering; Montana resident; Junior or senior status; Full-time student; Minimum...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Electrical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Tri-State Truck and Equipment Inc. Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Technology
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Under Canvas, Inc. Hospitality Management Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in Hospitality Management
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in Hospitality Management
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies John Elter Engineering AISES Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering; American Indian or Alaska Native; Member of the...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Norm Asbjornson...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies 1950/1951 Basketball Team Endowment
Required Qualification: Member of the MSU Men’s Basketball team
Required Qualification: Member of the MSU Men’s Basketball team
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies 1956 12th Man Scholarship
Required Qualification: Member of the MSU NCAA Football team
Required Qualification: Member of the MSU NCAA Football team
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies A&E Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental Design; Third (3rd) year of study in the Architecture Program. Legal resident or...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies A. Paul Thompson Presidential Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Presidential Scholar; Undergraduate student.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies A. Paul Thompson Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from one of the following departments: – Chemistry and Biochemistry – Physics Senior status.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from one of the following...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies A. R. Johansson Teaching Award
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Graduate student; Teaching undergraduate...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies A.B. Cobb III Memorial
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Animal and Range Sciences; Demonstrate financial need.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies A.B. Cobb, Jr. Memorial
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering; Montana resident; Demonstrate financial...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Norm Asbjornson...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Aaron Howard Townsend Civil Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering; Junior or senior status; Full-time student; Minimum 3.0...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Aasheim Family Leadership Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture; Montana high school graduate; Senior status; Minimum 3.0...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Academic Improvement in Mathematical Sciences Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Mathematical Sciences
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies ACS - Hach Land Grant Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemistry, Teaching Option; United States citizen or legal resident; Undergraduate...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemistry, Teaching...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Adeline Ueland Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Nursing; Montana high school graduate. Preferred Qualification: Sheridan...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Aerospace Studies Scholarship
Required Qualification: Air Force ROTC cadet
Required Qualification: Air Force ROTC cadet
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ag Econ Opportunity Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics Preferred Qualifications: Students...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ag Lenders Range School / Don Ryerson Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Natural Resources and Rangeland Ecology; Montana resident; Senior status; Minimum 3.0 cumulative...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Natural Resources and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Agricultural Economics and Economics Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree or minor from the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics –...
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Agricultural Global Studies Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture or in interdisciplinary academic programs affiliated with the College: ...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies AIA Montana Endowed Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental Design; Third (3rd) year or fourth (4th) year student; Minimum 2.75 cumulative...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Akira Murakami Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Member of underrepresented populations; Demonstrate financial...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alan and Jean Kahn Scholarship
Required Qualifications: MSU NCAA student-athlete; Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship; Junior or...
Required Qualifications: MSU NCAA student-athlete; Pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alderson Program in Entrepreneurship Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business
Required Qualification: Pursuing a minor in Entrepreneurship and Small...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alexander Family Rodeo Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Active member of the MSU Rodeo Team.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alice Kane Dahl Nursing Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Nursing; Full-time student. To be considered for a College of Nursing...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alice Knowles Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship; Non-traditional age student; Junior...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alice Willman Cassidy Scholarship Endowment
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Nursing; American Indian or Alaska Native. Preferred Qualifications: First...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Allan J. McDonald Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering; Junior status or above; Displays outstanding community involvement and...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Allen and Martha Hutchison Athletic Scholarship
Required Qualification: Member of the MSU NCAA Football team
Required Qualification: Member of the MSU NCAA Football team
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Allied Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering, Bio-Resources Option; Montana resident.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies ALSC Architects Scholarship
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree in Environmental Design – Pursuing a Master of Architecture...
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alston G. and Thelma O. Guttersen Pursuit of Excellence in Architecture Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental Design; Third (3rd) or fourth (4th) year student; Participate in either a School of...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alumni Association Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Have a parent or guardian that is an MSU alumna/alumnus and a current...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended