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 atTsinghua 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.

Astronaut Scholars

Offering lifetime professional networks and opportunities to the highest-achieving students in STEM.


Newman Civic Scholars

Opportunities to develop and strengthen leadership skills, create strategies for social change, and build a network of student leaders to make a positive change. 

Boren Scholars

Public service in positions critical to US national security, engage in cultures abroad, and studying a wide range of languages.

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.

Angela Des Jardins and Tristan Sampley

Angela Des Jardins and Tristan Sampley

2024 Fulbright Scholars

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Andee Baker

Andee Baker

2023 Truman Scholar

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Doriane Keiser

Doriane Keiser

2024 Udall Scholar

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