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 Angelina O. and Henry L. Parsons Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer Science Education program. Preferred Qualifications: First preference: senior...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Angie and James Anderson Memorial Agriculture Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences with a focus on sciences of life on...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Land...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Angie and James Anderson Memorial Music Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Music Education; Montana high school graduate; Undergraduate student; Demonstrate community...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Music...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Angus and Anne McMillan Family Agriculture Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
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: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Animal and Range Sciences Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Animal and Range Sciences
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Anna and Frank Gruden Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from/in one of the following; – College of Nursing – Teacher Education Program Montana or...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from/in one of the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Anna Krueger Fridley 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: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Anna Pearl Sherrick 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: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
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: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Annin Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture; Demonstrate financial need; Undergraduate student; Full-time...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Anthony C. Gaffke Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture; Sophomore, junior or senior status; Full-time student; Minimum 2.0...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Anthony J. Waller Scholarship in Japan Studies
Required Qualifications: One of the following: - Pursuing a degree in Asian Studies, Japan Studies concentration - Pursing a minor in Japan...
Required Qualifications: One of the following: - Pursuing a degree in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Architecture Student Travel Abroad Award
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental Design; Fourth (4th) year student; United States citizen; Demonstrate financial...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Arden and Lois Lambert Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering; Full-time student.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Ardy SixKiller Clarke Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program; American Indian or Alaska Native, not required to be an enrolled...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Armistead International Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship; Participating in a study abroad program.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Army ROTC Scholarship
Required Qualification: Army ROTC cadet
Required Qualification: Army ROTC cadet
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Arthur A. Klebba Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering; Demonstrate financial need.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Norm Asbjornson...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Arthur B. and Louise Eager Ward Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Fergus, Judith Basin or Petroleum County, Montana high school...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Arthur H. and Margaret C. Post Scholarship
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree from the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences –...
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Arthur J. Seiler Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering; Demonstrate financial need; Undergraduate student; Full-time student.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Mechanical...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Arthur K. and E. Louise Herrington Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the School of Architecture; Demonstrate financial need; Full-time student.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the School of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Asbjornson University Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Graduate of a Montana high school with a total enrollment of 100 or...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Associates of the Montana Contractors Association Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering; Junior status or above; Full-time student; Maintain 2.5...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Athena Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Female student; Successfully completed 24 MSU credits over the past...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Athena Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Female student; Successfully completed 24 MSU credits over the past...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies August and Mary Sobotka Memorial Agriculture Award
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture; Undergraduate student. Preferred Qualification: First preference:...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies August L. Hormay Memorial Range Award
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Animal and Range Sciences; Involved in research projects that further the...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Austin C. Olson Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering; Junior or senior status. Preferred Qualification: Preference given to...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Austin W. Nelson Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Norm Asbjornson...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Axel Larsen Hilleman Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture; Hilleman Scholars Program student.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Baarson Family Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Does not demonstrate financial need.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bacigalupo Business Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship; Minnesota high school graduate, not a...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Baney Family Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from one of the following (rotating annually): – College of Agriculture – Department of Chemical...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from one of the following...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Barbara and Scott Heck Business Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship; Junior status or above; Minimum 2.5...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Barbara J. Hauf Nursing Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Nursing; Montana resident. Preferred Qualification: Demonstrate financial...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Barnard Companies Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering; Undergraduate student.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Barry and Helen Remely Hilleman Scholarship
Required Qualification: Hilleman Scholars Program student
Required Qualification: Hilleman Scholars Program student
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Barry C. Bishop Award for Mountain Research
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Earth Sciences; First year graduate student; Full-time student; Demonstrate...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Battle Ridge Ranch Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bearpaw Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Agriculture; Montana resident, must have lived in Montana for at least 10...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Beavers Heavy Construction Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil Engineering Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Construction...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Civil...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bechtle 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: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Benjamin B. Law Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State University; Demonstrate financial need.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bergum Architectural Design Award
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental Design; Third (3rd) year student; International student; Outstanding Design...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bertha Cochrane Clow Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Food and Nutrition; Demonstrate financial need; Junior status or above. Additional Award...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Food and...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bertrand E. Grant Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering, Bio-Resources Option; Full-time student.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Betsy Palmer Graduate Student Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of Education, Health and Human Development; Graduate student.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bettie Eagle Nelson and Peggy Roman Taylor Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022