Types of Aid: Scholarships

Continuing MSU-Northern students must fill out the On-Line Scholarship Application located under the Financial Aid tab on your MyInfo account, to be considered for the majority of the MSUN continuing student scholarships.

Scholarships for continuing students by area:

Agriculture
Athletics
Automotive
Business
Diesel
Education
Electronics/Electrical
Engineering
English
History
Humanities
Industrial Technology
Math/Science
Miscellaneous
Nursing

Scholarships requiring additional applications:

  Carla Albrecht Memorial Scholarship
  Dr. Jebediah Gaffney Memorial Scholarship 
  Patti Fisher Memorial Nursing Scholarship
  Vietnam Veteran Scholarship

Northern Alumni Association Scholarships:
     Graduate Student
    Non-Traditional Student
    Single Parent
    Class of '41

Other Awards and Waivers

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Awards

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Awards will be available for the 2016 academic year. Only legal residents of the following states may be considered for WUE Scholarships at Montana State University-Northern: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). WUE recipients must also be US Citizens or permanent residents.

Students who apply for admission for the fall of 2016 and meet the WUE parameters below will be offered the WUE award which is worth approximately $40,000 over a four year period. WUE award recipients will be billed at a tuition rate which is only 150% of the resident tuition. New freshmen may retain their WUE Award (which is a tuition rate) for up to four academic years (8 semesters). Students who are awarded a renewable WUE Award must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater, enroll for a minimum of 15 credits a semester, and maintain non-resident status and continuous enrollment to retain the award throughout their four years at MSU-Northern.

American Indian Tuition Waiver

The American Indian Tuition Waiver is available to Montana residents who are at least one-quarter American Indian blood or are enrolled members of a state of federally recognized Indian tribe which is located within the boundaries of the State of Montana. Students must also demonstrate financial need. For more information contact the MSU-Northern Office of Financial Aid at (406) 265-3787 .

Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver

Senior citizen waivers are available to Montana residents who are at least sixty-five years old. For more information contact the Financial Aid office at (406) 265-3787 .


 

There are also many scholarship web searches, check out some of the following links.

ALWAYS REMEMBER:
IF YOU HAVE TO PAY MONEY TO GET A SCHOLARSHIP IT IS PROBABLY A SCAM!!!!!

Visit these sites to check out scholarship scams:
The Federal Trade Commission
FinAid.org

 
Scholarship Searches on the Web:
NASFAA
Information about Tax Breaks for Higher Education