Montana State University will be offering a limited number of scholarships and awards to new non-resident transfer students who apply for admission.  These awards are only available to students who are working on their first undergraduate degree.

To be eligible, you must complete the following as soon as possible:

  1. Apply for admission to Montana State University.
    You can apply online at
  2. Have transcripts of all college-level work you have completed sent to MSU. For scholarship purposes, the transcript(s) need not be official, but may be subject to verification.
  3. Have your official ACT and/or SAT test scores sent to Montana State University directly from the testing company.

It is essential to apply for admission, have transcripts and your ACT and/or SAT test scores sent to Montana State University as soon as possible. These scholarships and awards may only be available for a limited time.

If you qualify, these scholarships will be automatically awarded when we have received your application, transcript(s) and ACT and/or SAT test scores. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail.

* Awards may be limited. Apply early.

If you are awarded a non-resident new student Transfer Scholarship, you must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater, enroll for a minimum of 15 credits a semester, and maintain non-resident status and continuous non-resident enrollment to retain the award.  MSU transfer scholarships and awards are available to those seeking undergraduate bachelor degree programs only.

MSU aims to make a college education affordable. Be sure to file your FAFSA by December 1, 2016 to be considered for federal grants, work-study, and student and parent loans, so that we can best meet your financial needs. Need and non-need based aid programs are available. Filing the FAFSA by this date will give you priority consideration for all financial assistance programs at Montana State University. Our MSU school code is 002532. The FAFSA is available online at

MSU Transfer Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail. Only recipients will be notified.