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University Studies

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173000
Bozeman, MT 59717-3000

Tel: (406) 994-3532
Fax: (406) 994-6049
Location: 130 Gaines Hall


8:00-5:00 Mon-Fri


Diane Donnelly, MEd

Academic Advising Coordinator

Emily Edwards, MFA

Freshman Scholarship Form

In order to be considered for a scholarship at Montana State University, you must have applied for admission.

Overview of Scholarships

Freshman Scholarship

The Freshman Scholarship is for newly-admitted MSU students who are enrolling in University Studies. Multiple scholarships of up to $2000 each are offered every year. Scholarships are competitive, and selection is based on a combination of academic performance, leadership, and service while in high school. Applicants must have either:

  1. a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.5
  2. an ACT composite score of 26
  3. a total SAT score of 1200 on the Critical Reading and Math sections

Award funds are distributed over Fall and Spring semesters for one year.

Application deadline: June 1, 2020

Personal Information
(International number)
High School Information

Please fill in the following information for your high school:

Family Alumni
Is a member of your immediate family an alumnus of MSU-Bozeman?
Race / Ethnic Background
Please check all that apply: (optional)
Citizenship / Residency
Are you a Montana resident?
Are you a citizen of the United States?
Financial Aid Information
Will you be submitting a FAFSA to be considered for financial aid?
Class Ranking
ACT and / or SAT Scores
I will be providing the following scores:
SAT Scores


ACT Scores



Identify and describe briefly in the spaces below up to four elected or appointed leadership positions you have held. (e.g., student council member, class officer, club or organization officer, etc.)

Awards and Honors

Identify and describe briefly in the spaces below up to five awards or honors you have received. (e.g., academic, achievement, all-state contest, etc.)


Identify and describe briefly in the spaces below up to five activities in which you have been involved. (e.g., organization support, community service work, recreation/athletics, fine arts, special interest groups, etc.)

Advanced Placement and/or College Courses

List any Advanced Placement (AP) or college courses you have taken or are taking in high school.


Federal regulations require MSU to obtain written permission from the awardee for release of academic and biographical information to the scholarship donor and/or the news media. By submitting this form, you agree that relevant information may be released.

Further, you also confirm the accuracy of all the above information and understand that any false or misleading statements may invalidate your application.