An Education Unlike Any Other

What Montana school is the leader in math, science and engineering scholarships? If you said Montana State University, you’ve been paying attention. Montana State University offers something beyond the conventional college experience. MSU students have been the recipients of more than 180 national awards.

Our Honors College prepares academically motivated students to think independently within a challenging and supportive community. Many Honors students have been awarded highly sought-after scholarships for advanced study. Explore some of these awards, and the students who received them, below.


Rhodes Scholars

The world's oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award program, recognizing students for their scholarship achievements, character, and potential for leadership.

Truman Scholars

The premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as public serve leaders.

Goldwater Scholars

The nation's premier scholarship for undergraduate students pursuing a research career in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.


Fulbright Scholars

Promoting international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture and science.

Gates Cambridge Scholars

Supporting outstanding students in their graduate studies from around the globe at the University of Cambridge.

Marshall Scholars

Financing young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom.


Schwarzman Scholars

Providing the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Udall Scholars

Awarding scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.

The Honors College

Learn about an experience that prepares academically motivated students to think critically and independently within a challenging and supportive community.

Student Spotlight

Meet some of Montana State University's newest scholarship winners.

Hannah Telling

Hannah Telling

2020 Fulbright Scholar

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Brooklin Hunt and Shannon Hamp

Brooklin Hunt and Shannon Hamp

2021 Goldwater Scholar

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Brianna Bull Shows

Brianna Bull Shows

2020 Truman Scholar

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Josh Carter

Josh Carter

2017 Rhodes Scholar

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