Montana State University will offer millions of dollars in scholarships and awards to non-resident freshmen who apply for admission.
To be eligible, you must complete the following as soon as possible:
- Apply for admission to Montana State University. Apply online at https://www.msuadmissions.org/application/.
- Have your official ACT and/or SAT test scores sent to Montana State University directly from the testing company.
- Sending SAT scores
It is essential to apply for admission and have your ACT and/or SAT test scores sent to Montana State University as soon as possible.Apply early! 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 and your ACT and/or SAT test scores. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail.
Here is what you may qualify for:
|$8,000 Achievement Award ($2,000 per year renewable for 4 years)|
|$10,000 Achievement Award ($2,500 per year renewable for 4 years)|
|$14,000 Achievement Award ($3,500 per year renewable for 4 years)|
|$18,000 Achievement Award ($4,500 per year renewable for 4 years)|
|$22,000 Achievement Award ($5,500 per year renewable for 4 years)|
|$26,000 Achievement Award ($6,500 per year renewable for 4 years)*|
|$30,000 Achievement Award ($7,500 per year renewable for 4 years)*|
|$34,000 Achievement Award ($8,500 per year renewable for 4 years)*|
|$38,000 Achievement Award ($9,500 per year renewable for 4 years)*|
|$42,000 Achievement Award ($10,500 per year renewable for 4 years)*|
|$50,000 Achievement Award ($12,500 per year renewable for 4 years)|
|$60,000 Achievement Award ($15,000 per year renewable for 4 years)|
* Students from WUE states with these test scores may be considered for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Scholarship or Vice President's Award.
MSU Achievement Awards will be based upon ACT composite scores and/or total SAT scores (Math, Critical Reading and Writing). MSU will always take the highest score, whether it be ACT or SAT, that is sent from the official testing company.
For more information on MSUís Presidential Scholarship, which provides annual tuition waivers and generous stipends for four years, go to http://www.montana.edu/honors. The application deadline is December 6, 2013.
Students may also be eligible for admission to the University Honors Program (firstname.lastname@example.org). We encourage you to consider applying to this excellent academic program. For an application form click here.
All Achievement Awards are designated for tuition only. If you are awarded a renewable Achievement or WUE Award, you must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater and maintain full-time, non-resident status and continuous enrollment to retain the award throughout your four years at MSU. MSU freshman 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 March 1, 2014 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 www.fafsa.gov.
As a condition of acceptance for any freshmen award, students must submit a Residence Hall Application as soon as possible. Students who have not already applied for housing, may download a housing application from the Residence Hall website at: http://www.montana.edu/reslife/. Exceptions to this rule may be made by contacting the Office of Residence Life.