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 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: 04/18/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/18/2021
Varies Max J. and Alice V. Hunke Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the School of Film and Photography in one of the following: – Photography Option – Integrated...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the School of Film and...
  • Deadline: 04/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/28/2021
Varies 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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Big Sky Western 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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies 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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation Native American Graduate Fellowship
Required Qualifications: Accepted to a Master’s or Doctoral degree at Montana State University; Maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; Earned a...
Required Qualifications: Accepted to a Master’s or Doctoral degree at...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies First Security 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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Montana Bankers Association 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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Montana Independent Bankers Association 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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Pioneer Federal Savings and Loan Association 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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Stockman 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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Marjorie A. Hunt Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Montana Dietetic Internship Program; Graduate student.
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Montana Dietetic Internship...
  • Deadline: 05/03/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/03/2021
Varies Mayme E. Bertoglio Chesarek Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualification: Enrolled in the Montana Dietetic Internship Program
Required Qualification: Enrolled in the Montana Dietetic Internship...
  • Deadline: 05/03/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/03/2021
Varies Moebus Dietetic Internship Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Montana Dietetic Internship Program; Graduate student; Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Montana Dietetic Internship...
  • Deadline: 05/03/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/03/2021
Varies Montana Dietetics Internship Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Montana Dietetic Internship Program; Completed a Didactic Program in Dietetics or equivalent coursework...
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in the Montana Dietetic Internship...
  • Deadline: 05/03/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/03/2021
Varies Kristi and David Crawford Student Teacher Excellence Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Elementary Education; Senior status; Demonstrate excellence during their junior practicum.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Elementary...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2021
Varies Linda and Larry Hughes Family Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program K-12; Montana resident; Demonstrate financial need; Undergraduate...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2021
Varies Marshall and Betty Bjork Rural Student Teacher Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Elementary Education; Participating in the Rural Student Teaching Program; Montana high school...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Elementary...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2021
Varies Melanie Rowlison Rural Student Teaching Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program; Must agree to teach in a rural/small school district during their...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2021
Varies Montana Rural Education Association Scholarship (Fall)
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: 06/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2021
Varies Rural Student Teaching Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program; Senior status; Student teaching in either the fall or spring...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2021
Varies Sigrid Haugstad Woodward Thornby Student Teacher Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program; Must agree to student teach in a Montana rural/small school...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2021
Varies Vonda and David Mason Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in Elementary Education Preferred Qualifications: Senior status student who is or will be student...
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree in Elementary...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2021
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
Varies Ecology Department Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Ecology; Demonstrate financial need; Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA.
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Trout Ecology and Coldwater Fisheries Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of Ecology; Graduate student; Engaged in trout research or coldwater fisheries...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies CrossHarbor Capital Partners Culinary Arts Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts from Gallatin College
Required Qualification: Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gene Haas Foundation Machining Scholarship (Spring)
Required Qualification: Pursuing a Certificate of Applied Science in CNC Machining Technology from Gallatin College
Required Qualification: Pursuing a Certificate of Applied Science in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Glacier Restaurant Group Culinary Arts Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts degree
Required Qualification: Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Sysco Montana, Inc. Culinary Arts Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts from Gallatin College
Required Qualification: Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Williamson Family Culinary Arts Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts from Gallatin College; Second year student; Minimum 3.0...
Required Qualifications: Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Yellowstone Club Culinary Arts Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts from Gallatin College
Required Qualification: Pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in...
  • 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