All Opportunities

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

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

  • For the 2018-2019 academic year, only scholarships for current students in the College of Agriculture, College of Education, Health and Human Development, College of
    Engineering, and Undergraduate Scholars Program will be awarded utilizing Cat Scholarships.
  • Incoming students and current students wanting to apply for scholarships in other academic Colleges, Financial Aid, and Admissions will need to work with those specific units. 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 recommend additional 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 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 INBRE
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate student; Interest in undergraduate research. Additional Information In order to apply, applicants must...
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate student; Interest in...
  • Deadline: 02/25/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/25/2018
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: 02/25/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/25/2018
Varies Agricultural Education Staff Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Agricultural Education; Freshman, sophomore or junior status; Full-time...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies 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: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies 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: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Anne Marie Muhs Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering; Sophomore status or above; Participating in the Department...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
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: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Blake W. Morstad Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Engineering; Graduate student; Research in the area of snow mechanics and...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Blankmeyer Family Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Preferred Qualification: Children of...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Bob and Jan Livesay Scholarship Endowment
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering; Undergraduate student; Full-time student.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Carolyn Thompson Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology; Senior status; Minimum 3.45...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Chi Epsilon Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering, Bio-Resources Option; Junior status; Exemplify the...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies D. P. Fabrick Scholarship Endowment
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture; Demonstrate financial need; Full-time student; Preferred...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Daniel G. Harcharik Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering; Junior or senior status; Career interest in environmental engineering as...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
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: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Don D. and Charlotte G. Kress Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture Preferred Qualifications: First preference: outstanding freshman...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Dow Native American Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering; American Indian or Alaska Native; First year freshman with no previous...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies DOWL HKM Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering or general Engineering; Minimum 3.0 cumulative...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Dr. Frank N. Nelson Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program or planning to attend an accredited School of Veterinary Medicine; Minimum 3.2...
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program or...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies E.W. Mares Chemical Engineering Award
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering; Montana high school graduate; Sophomore, junior or senior status; Half...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Earl and Fay Doney EHHD Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in one of the following: – Elementary Education – Early Childhood Education and Child Services –...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in one of the following: ...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Earl and Fay Doney Electrical Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering; Montana high school graduate; Full-time student. Preferred...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Electrical...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Ernest L. DeAlton Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Agricultural Education; Junior or senior status; Plan to teach in Montana.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Florence and Monty Moneyhan Scholarship
Required Qualification: Enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program or planning to attend an accredited School of Veterinary Medicine
Required Qualification: Enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program or...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Frank and Marie Elliott Homestead Veterinary Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program or planning to attend an accredited School of Veterinary Medicine; Montana high...
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program or...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Frank R. Beckley Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program or planning to attend an accredited School of Veterinary Medicine; Montana...
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program or...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Gallatin Beef Producers Association Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture; Undergraduate student. Preferred Qualifications: First...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Gallatin Cattlewomen Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture; Full-time student; Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA; Must be planning a...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies George Heide Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture Preferred Qualifications: 4-H experience; Eastern Montana resident...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies George Kanta Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering; Montana high school graduate. Preferred...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Gilhousen Chair in Telecommunications Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Undergraduate Scholars Program participant.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Gus and Niki Gnehm Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Actively volunteering with the Eagle Mount Ski Program.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Hutcheson Emerging Fellows Grant
Required Qualifications: Graduate student admitted to the graduate program in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics or the Professional...
Required Qualifications: Graduate student admitted to the graduate...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies IM Flash STEM Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in one of the following: – Chemical Engineering – Electrical Engineering – Mechanical...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in one of the following: ...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies International Society of Automation (ISA) Montana Section Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology; Sophomore, junior or senior...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Jack Catlin Memorial
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program – Planning to attend an accredited School of...
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Jerry Voight and Jean Fordis Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of Engineering Preferred Qualification: American Indian enrolled in a federally...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Joan R. Bowman Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a certificate, endorsement or degree in Library Media K-12; Graduate student. Preferred...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a certificate, endorsement or degree...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Joe and Kastine Cameron Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Engineering; Montana resident; Demonstrate financial need. Preferred...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Joel T. Long Professor of Civil Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering; Montana resident; Undergraduate student; Full-time...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies John Elter Engineering AISES Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Engineering; American Indian or Alaska Native; Member of the American Indian...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies John H. and Rosalie L. Morrison Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering; Junior status or above; Full-time student; Maintain 3.0...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Kappa Delta Pi Fund for Excellence Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Education; Member of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies KSF Structural Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Engineering; Demonstrate financial need; Junior or senior status; Minimum 3.0...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Len G. Robbins Memorial
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering; Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Preferred Qualifications: Specializing in...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Electrical...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Leonard Chvilicek Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture; Graduate student; Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; Have an interest in...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Marillyn Pearson Thomas Education Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program K-12; Junior or senior status.
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Mark A. Robinson Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Engineering, excluding pursuing a degree from the School of Computing; Montana...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Mary and Robert Sanks Graduate Fellowship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering; Graduate student; Minimum 3.0 cumulative...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018
Varies Montana Rural Education Association Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program K-12; Student teaching in either the fall or spring semester of the...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2018