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 Presidential Scholarship
The Presidential Scholarships are Montana State University’s most...
Deadline12/03/2022
Varies McNair Scholars Program
The McNair Scholars Program at MSU serves the needs of 25 undergraduate...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies INBRE
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate student; Interest in...
Ended
Varies Undergraduate Scholars Program
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate student; Interest in...
Ended
Varies Mabel Munro Coulter Nursing Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
Ended
Varies Dr. Claudia Clague Education Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
Ended
Varies Gallatin College MSU Scholarship (Spring)
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree or certificate from Gallatin...
Varies Gene Haas Foundation Machining Scholarship (Spring)
Required Qualification: Pursuing a Certificate of Applied Science in...
Varies Pennmont Foundation, Inc. Scholarship (Spring)
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree or certificate from Gallatin...
Varies Edna Berg Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a certificate, endorsement or degree...
Varies Kiesling Family Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Elementary...
Varies Montana Rural Education Association Scholarship (Spring)
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education...
Varies A&E Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental...
Varies A. Paul Thompson Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from one of the following...
Varies A.B. Cobb III Memorial
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
Varies A.B. Cobb, Jr. Memorial
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Norm Asbjornson...
Varies Aaron Howard Townsend Civil Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
Varies Aasheim Family Leadership Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the College of...
Varies Academic Improvement in Mathematical Sciences Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
Varies ACS-Hach Land Grant Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemistry, Teaching...
Varies Adeline Ueland Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Mark and Robyn...
Varies Aerospace Studies Scholarship
Required Qualification: Air Force ROTC cadet
Varies Ag Econ Opportunity Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
Varies Ag Lenders Range School / Don Ryerson Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Natural Resources and...
Varies Agricultural Economics and Economics Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree...
Varies AIA Montana Endowed Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental...
Varies Akira Murakami Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
Varies Al Kersich Student Excellence Award
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
Varies Alan and Debby Fuhrman Hilleman Scholarship
Required Qualification: Hilleman Scholars Program student Preferred...
Varies Alderson Program in Entrepreneurship Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a minor in Entrepreneurship and Small...
Varies Alexander Family Rodeo Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
Varies Alice Kane Dahl Nursing Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Mark and Robyn...
Varies Alice Knowles Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Jake Jabs College...
Varies Alice Willman Cassidy Scholarship Endowment
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Mark and Robyn...
Varies Alise B. Maxwell Scollard "Maxie" LGBTQIA+ Nursing Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Mark and Robyn...
Varies Allan J. McDonald Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Chemical...
Varies Allied Engineering Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or...
Varies Alpha Omicron Pi Centennial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
Varies ALSC Architects Scholarship
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree...
Varies Alston G. and Thelma O. Guttersen Pursuit of Excellence in Architecture Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree in Environmental...
Varies Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
Varies Amatics CPA Group Scholarship
Required Qualification: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree...
Varies American Indian Education Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from Montana State...
Varies American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the Department of...
Varies Amy H. Pound Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from Jake Jabs College of...
Varies Anderson Graphic Design Scholarship
Required Qualification: Pursuing a degree from the School of Art,...
Varies Anderson ZurMuehlen Accounting Scholarship
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Pursuing a degree...
Varies Andre Ellingson Film Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the School of Film and...
Varies Andrew and Loretta Schwan Scholarship
Required Qualifications: One of the following: – Enrolled in the...
Varies Andrew F. Evans Memorial Scholarship
Required Qualifications: Pursuing a degree from the School of Film and...