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Apply   for   Financial   Aid

Funding your education is a major financial commitment for you as a student and perhaps for your family as well.  We strive to make your education affordable, through grants, loans, student employment on campus, and scholarships.  Approximately 90 percent of our first-time students receive some form of financial aid.

Please follow all of the steps below to apply for financial aid.  If you have questions, contact Financial Aid at 406-496-4223 or financialaid@mtech.edu.  We'll be happy to help. 


How to Apply for Financial Aid

Step 1:  Apply for admission at Montana Tech.

Step 2:  Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on-line.  

 - Montana Tech's school code is 002531.
 - The priority deadline for applying for financial aid at Montana Tech is March 1st.  We continue processing aid throught the academic year.

Step 3: We will contact you via email or postal mail to ask for additional verification information if necessary.  An explanation of what information is required for verification is also available on the Forms page. It is also important to educate yourself about your responsibility as a financial aid borrower. Please use our Financial Education page to learn how to become a responsible borrower.

Step 4:  We will notify you via email and postcard mailed to your permanent address in Banner of your financial aid award.  Expect notification toward the end of March or the beginning of April.

Step 5:  Follow the steps below to accept your financial aid award on-line: 

 - Accept your award
 - Complete on-line loan counseling, if needed
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Sign your master promissory note, if needed


Check How Much You've Borrowed

If you have taken out one or more Title IV student loans and don't know how much you actually owe, visit the National Student Loan Data System website at www.nslds.ed.gov.


Keep Your Information Current

If we offer you financial aid, but we if can't reach you, you may lose your opportunity to accept it.  Be sure to notify Enrollment Services of any changes in your email address, mailing address, and/or telephone number.  Contact us at 406-496-4256 or enrollment@mtech.edu to make these changes.


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