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Awarded to students who demonstrate high academic achievement, WUE scholarships are open to all degree programs at Montana Tech. The cost of attendance for a student receiving the Western Undergraduate Exchange will be 150% of in-state tuition for up to 4.5 years, provided the student remains in good academic standing. This equates to over $7,800 in savings per year!

You are guaranteed a WUE (or equivalent) if you are from one of the eligible western states and meet the criteria listed below, and apply by January 15.

Eligible States:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • ACT >= 22, or SAT >=1540
  • Math ACT >=24, or Math SAT >=560
  • Writing ACT 18, subscore
 

Awarded to first-time freshmen students who demonstrate the highest academic and extracurricular achievement, these scholarships are a combination of either an in-state tuition waiver or a WUE/Advantage Scholarship, and a cash supplement of up to $6,000 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.

Criteria:

  • Must be an incoming first-time freshman student
  • 3.75 GPA or higher
  • ACT >= 30 or SAT >= 1410
  • 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 600-word essay about an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others, and how you will apply this experience to the next chapter of your life at Montana Tech.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume of activities

Please submit the above requirements to the Freshman Scholarship Committee at scholarship@mtech.edu after you have completed the scholarship application.

 

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 the student remains 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
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Professional & Technical Communication
  • Software Engineering
  • Statistics

Criteria:

3.0 GPA; Math ACT >= 24 or SAT Math >= 560

 
Awarded to one or more exceptional students who graduated from a Northern California High School (north of the lattitude from near Barstow to near San Maria, California) who are majoring in Geological Engineering.  This scholarship is $20,000 for each of four years ($80,000 total) plus a reduction in out-of-state tuition ($7,500 added value)