How To Apply

Priority Deadline

January 15, 2014
Apply for Scholarships


Montana Tech offers over $1.4 million in scholarships to each new incoming class. We encourage all students who apply for admission to apply for scholarships as you may be surprised by what’s available and how much you could receive. While there are hundreds of scholarships available, some of the most sought after are listed below. To help make the scholarship process a bit easier, we have developed a general scholarship application that considers you for all scholarships for which you qualify, all you have to do is fill out the application by January 15th and we will take care of the rest. Keep in mind that all scholarships are competitive so apply early and every year; there is an additional $2 to $3 million in scholarships available for continuing students.

Marie Moebus Presidential Scholarship:

Awarded to first-time freshmen students who demonstrate the highest academic and extracurricular achievement, these scholarships are a combination of a fee waiver, a WUE or Advantage Scholarship, and a cash supplement of up to $3,000 per year. Marie Moebus Presidential Scholarships are Montana Tech’s highest honor and are the most competitive scholarships offered. These scholarships are renewable for up to four years.


  • Must be an incoming first-time freshman student
  • 3.75 GPA or higher
  • ACT > 30 or SAT >2010
  • Actively engaged in community and school
  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s (four-year) degree at Montana Tech

In addition to the online scholarship application, you must also submit:

  • A 500 word essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume of activities

Please submit the above requirements to Shauna Savage at after you have completed the scholarship application.

Advantage Scholarship:

Awarded to students who demonstrate high academic achievement, the Advantage Scholarship is open to selected degree programs at Montana Tech. The cost of attendance for a student receiving an Advantage Scholarship will be 150% of in-state tuition for the student’s entire undergraduate term at Montana Tech, provided they remain in good academic standing and are enrolled in an Advantage degree. This scholarship is available to all out-of-state students and equates to over $8,800 in savings per year!

Eligible Degree Programs:

Biological Sciences, Business and Information Technology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Drafting Technology, Environmental Engineering, General Engineering— Welding, Geological Engineering, Geophysical Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Metals Fabrication, Mining Engineering, Network Technology, Professional & Technical Communication, Safety, Health, and Industrial Hygiene, Software Engineering, Statistics


3.0 GPA; with ACT Math > 24 or SAT Math > 560.

Montana Minds Scholarship

The Montana Minds Scholarship will be awarded to 20 first time college students who can demonstrate high academic achievement, financial need, and are majoring in one of the following disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Software Engineering, or Statistics. These scholarships will provide up to $6,500 per year for four years and include special features to help ensure the success of these scholars. This scholarship requires its own application; please click here to learn more.

Ralph Mitchell

The Frances & Ralph Mitchell Scholarship is a unique opportunity that is only available to students from northern California majoring in Geological Engineering. The award is comprised of a $20,000 scholarship and an Advantage Scholarship totaling $28,000 and is renewable for up to four years. Selection is competitive and up to two scholarships may be awarded each year.


  • Composite ACT >= 22 or SAT >= 1540
  • Math ACT >= 24 or SAT >= 560
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Majoring in Geological Engineering
  • From northern California