MSU-Northern rewards student excellence. We know that excellence in the high school classroom takes hard work and dedication, so the MSU-Northern's Scholar Program rewards outstanding students with:

  • Tuition scholarships of either $500 or $1000 per year, renewable for up to four years
  • Priority Registration for classes each semester

The Scholars Program accepts students who meet the following criteria:

  • In-State - The student went to High School in Montana
  • New - The student has not attended any other universities (note: dual enrollment does not disqualify a student)
  • First-Year - The student is not already enrolled at MSU-Northern (note: dual enrollment does not disqualify a student)
  • 3.5 GPA - The student had at least a 3.5 GPA cumulative throughout high school
  • 20 ACT - The student scored at least a 20 on the ACT

 Other Requirements:

  • Priority Deadline for the Scholar Program is February 2nd
  • The Final Deadline is May 31st
  • Students must apply to earn Scholar Program scholarships, they are not awarded automatically upon application to the university