Scholarships for University & City College Students

2017-18 Montana State University Scholarships


Montana State University Billings Foundation is pleased to provide information regarding Montana State University Billings Scholarships


To be considered for all MSU Billings scholarships, complete the MSU Billings scholarship application located online before February 1. Incoming freshmen student scholarships will be awarded on an on-going basis beginning in December. Priority will be given to those who apply by February 1. For all other students, priority will be given to complete scholarship applications received by February 1.

If you have questions, please contact Financial Aid and Scholarships at, 406-657-2188 or 800-565-MSUB, extension 2188; Susan Rhodes, MSU Billings Foundation scholarship administrator,, 406-657-1624 or 888-430-6782; or Jennifer Ries, MSU Billings Foundation scholarship associate,, at 406-657-2339 or 888-430-6782.


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Chancellor’s Excellence Award Application


The Chancellor's Excellence Awards will be awarded each year to freshmen entering Montana State University Billings in September. Recipients receive $4,000 per academic year. Scholars who meet or exceed all of the renewal criteria may expect to have their scholarships renewed for four years for a maximum award of $16,000. In addition, recipients who plan to live in the residence halls their freshman year will receive a housing/dining waiver valued at approximately one-half of the total cost of their room and board. Recipients who maintain a cumulative Fall GPA of 3.75 or above during their freshman year will be eligible to receive an additional $450 residence hall waiver for the spring semester of their freshman year. Recipients who maintain an overall cumulative GPA of 3.75 or above and continue to live in the residence halls, will be eligible to receive a $1,000 housing waiver their sophomore year, and each consecutive year thereafter for as long as the GPA is maintained at or above 3.75. Chancellor’s Scholars also receive admission into the University Honors Program. To apply for the Chancellor's Excellence Awards, submit the scholarship application by January 15.  The eligibility requirements and scholarship application are available online.


Scholarships Available


Annually, MSU Billings awards approximately $1.5 million in scholarships! Check out all of the scholarships available, be aware of deadline dates, and apply! In addition to applying for scholarships, we strongly encourage you to apply for Financial Aid by completing the FAFSA form prior to the December 1. The scholarships listed below have been awarded in previous years or are new scholarships. A few awards may vary for the 2017-2018 academic year in the selection criteria, amount, and/or availability.


The listing is categorized as follows: General Scholarships, scholarships for College of Allied Health Professions majors, scholarships for College of Arts & Sciences majors, scholarships for College of Business majors, scholarships for College of Education majors, scholarships for City College majors, scholarships for Graduate Students, and scholarships for Student Athletes.


NOTE: You do not need to apply for these scholarships individually unless otherwise indicated in the criteria.