Professional Student Exchange, Loan Repayment and Undergraduate Scholarships and Waivers
PROFESSIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAMS (PSEP)
AY 2023/2024 Application Cycle Deadline:
MUS ADMINISTERED SCHOLARSHIPS AND WAIVERS
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MUS Honor Scholarship (MUSHS)
Open to eligible graduating high school seniors, this award is a 4-year renewable scholarship which waives tuition when used at an eligible campus. Its’ average value at a 4-year campus is approximately $20,000. Applications open December 1st and are due March 15th annually the year a student graduates from high school.
Montana’s STEM and Healthcare Scholarship (STEM)
Open to graduating high school seniors, these awards are designed to provide an incentive for Montana high school students to prepare for, enter into, and complete degrees in postsecondary fields related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and healthcare. The award is $6,000 over 4 years at an eligible campus. Applications open December 1st and are due March 15th annually the year a student graduates from high school.
Montana National Guard Tuition Waiver (NGTW)
These tuition waivers are available to MT National Guard members at any MUS campus (Community Colleges are also encouraged to offer these awards). The waivers are applied as last dollar awards up to the total cost of tuition. Students must apply for this waiver no later than the third week of the first semester for which they are requesting the waiver (retroactive awards are not made for previous semesters).
Gianforte Trade and Technology Scholarships
These scholarships are available to students in 2-year Trade or Technology programs at qualifying campuses. Recipients will receive $1,500 for up to 4 full-time semesters or $750 for up to 8 part-time semesters. (these amount increases are effective beginning the Spring 2023 semester) The Fall semester deadline is September 15th. Deadline for Spring semester is February 15th. Gianforte Fact Sheet
2 Plus 2 Honor Scholarship
These tuition waivers are awarded annually to students who graduate with an associate degree from a Montana University System (MUS) 2-year campus or Community College. Selected students are awarded a tuition waiver at any 4-year unit of the MUS and may be received up to a total of four continuous (fall/spring) semesters. Applications are due by June 30th annually for the previous Summer, Fall and Spring graduates.
ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND WAIVERS
PHYSICIAN AND NURSING LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAMS
Montana Rural Physician incentive Program (MRPIP)
This Program encourages physicians to provide service to rural and medically underserved areas and population in Montana, by providing up to $150,000 in education loan repayment. Applications open May 1, 2023 and are due August 1, 2023
Montana Institutional Nursing incentive Program (MINIP)
This loan reimbursement program is for individuals currently employed as a full-time registered professional nurse by either the Montana State Prison or the Montana State Hospital. Applications open March 1, 2023 and are due May 15, 2023