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Montana Premier Scholarship Application

To be considered for MSU Premier Scholarships, which will be available to incoming Montana resident students, please complete this application. The priority application deadline is 2/1 for fall semester! However, late applications will be accepted/reviewed. Apply early. Funds may be limited.

If you have questions, please call (406) 994-2452 or 1-888-MSU-CATS. Applicants must apply for admission and have official ACT and/or SAT scores sent directly to MSU from the testing agency to be considered for scholarships. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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:*
Date of Birth:*
Freshman or Transfer:*

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
Education, Health & Human Development
University Studies
Letters & Science

Intended Major:

Place of Birth: City

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 (unweighted) GPA (A=4.00)

Size of graduating class Rank in class
Graduation year

ACT: Composite score: Date tested

SAT: CR Math Writing Combined
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.

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).

Title and Award Description

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.

Please respond to one (1) of the following:

  • Why is it important for you to go to college in Montana?
  • How will earning a college degree help you serve your community?
Essay responses should be typed and limited 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:*