Our 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 College of EHHD Student Teachers Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program; Student teaching in either the fall or spring semester of the year...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/15/2020
Varies Cory and Diane Knapp Pulfrey Rural Teaching Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program; Student teaching in either the fall or spring semester of the year...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/15/2020
Varies Hoyt Family Rural Education Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program; Participating in the Rural Student Teaching Program; Montana...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/15/2020
Varies Jesse and Ruth Long Education Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program K-12; Senior status. Preferred Qualification: Have secured a...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/15/2020
Varies Montana Rural Education Association Scholarship (Spring)
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program; Student teaching in either the fall or spring semester of the year...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/15/2020
Varies INBRE
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate student; Interest in undergraduate research. Additional Information In order to apply, applicants must...
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate student; Interest in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Undergraduate Scholars Program
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate student; Interest in undergraduate research. Additional Information In order to apply, applicants must...
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate student; Interest in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 1950/1951 Basketball Team Endowment
Required Qualification: Member of the MSU NCAA Men’s Basketball team
Required Qualification: Member of the MSU NCAA Men’s Basketball team
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 1956 12th Man Scholarship
Required Qualification: Member of the MSU NCAA Football team
Required Qualification: Member of the MSU NCAA Football team
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Aerospace Studies Scholarship
Required Qualification: Air Force ROTC cadet
Required Qualification: Air Force ROTC cadet
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Akira Murakami Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Member of an underrepresented population/minority; Demonstrate...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Alpha Omicron Pi Centennial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Active member of the Alpha Phi Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 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:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Child or grandchild of an MSU alumna/alumnus; Sophomore, junior or...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Amatics CPA Group Scholarship
Required Qualification: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship, Accounting...
Required Qualification: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 American Bank Athletic Scholarship
Required Qualification: MSU NCAA student-athlete
Required Qualification: MSU NCAA student-athlete
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 American Bank Community Banking Scholarship
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree or business minor from the Jake Jabs College of Business and...
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 American Indian Education Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; American Indian or Alaska Native.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering; Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Amy H. Pound Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from Jake Jabs College of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Anderson Graphic Design Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the School of Art, Graphic Design Option
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the School of Art,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Anderson ZurMuehlen Accounting Scholarship
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship, Accounting...
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Andre Ellingson Film Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the School of Film and Photography, Film Option; Demonstrate financial need; Sophomore status...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the School of Film and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Andrew and Loretta Schwan Scholarship
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program – Planning to attend an accredited School of Veterinary...
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Enrolled in the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00