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Non-Resident Freshman Distinction Scholarship Application

By completing this application, you will be considered for MSU Distinction scholarships which will be available to incoming non-resident freshmen who do not meet our Achievement Award criteria.

If you have questions, please call (406) 994-2452 or 1-888-MSU-CATS. Applicants must apply for admission.

Please be sure to write your essay questions in an external Word proccessing application and save them before entering them in this form in case there is a problem.

First Name:*
Middle Name:
Last Name:*
Address:*
Address2:
City:*
State:*
Zip:*
Phone:*
E-mail:*
Date of Birth:*



High School Information
High School Name:
High School City/State:
High School Zip:



Family Alumni
Do you have a member of your immediate
family who is an alumni of MSU in Bozeman?
Yes No
If yes, what is your relationship? (i.e., brother, mother, etc.)



College Choice Agriculture
Arts & Architecture
Business
Education, Health & Human Development
Engineering
University Studies
Nursing
Letters & Science

Intended Major:



Place of Birth: City
State

Montana Resident? Yes No

Race/Ethnic Backgroud: (reply optional) African American
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Asian/Pacific Islander
Caucasian/White Non-Hispanic
Hispanic or Latino

Do you plan to submit the
FAFSA to be considered for financial aid?
Yes No

Class ranking and tests scores Cumulative GPA (unweighted) (A=4.00)

Size of graduating class Rank in class
Graduation year


ACT: Composite score: Date tested


For SAT tests taken in March 2016 or after:
SAT Total Score: The score will be between 200 and 1600.

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Score: The score must be between 200 and 800 in an increment of 10 (e.g., 570).

SAT Math Score: The score must be between 200 and 800 in an increment of 10 (e.g., 570).

Date tested


For SAT tests taken before March 2016:
SAT Total Score: The score will be between 200 and 2400.

SAT Critical Reading Score: The score must be between 200 and 800 in an increment of 10 (e.g., 570).

SAT Math Score: The score must be between 200 and 800 in an increment of 10 (e.g., 570).

SAT Writing Score: The score must be between 200 and 800 in an increment of 10 (e.g., 570).

Date tested


Please be sure to write your essay questions in an external word processing application and save them before entering them in this form in case there is a problem.



Leadership
Elected position (e.g., student council, class officer, club, organizations, etc.)

Please describe the organization, positions held, responsibilities, monthly hours and grades you participated in the position (9-12).




Honors
Title and award description



Activities
Community service, special interest groups, organizations, fine arts and recreation/athletics

Please describe projects you worked on including your responsibilities, monthly hours and grades (9-12).




College Activities
Please list the extracurricular activities you might like to be involved with at Montana State.



Essay
In the space below, please describe two (2) long range goals and how furthering your education will assist you in reaching those goals. Please limit your comments to 150 words.


By checking this box, I confirm the accuracy of the enclosed information and understand that any false or misleading statements may invalidate my application.*