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College of Humanities and Sciences General Scholarships

H&S General Scholarships are awarded to University of Montana students either studying or enrolled in the College of Humanities and Sciences.

Application Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in College of Humanities and Sciences.

Award Criteria: Selections will be made based on academic standing and financial need.

Apply for this scholarship online using the H&S Scholarship Application Management System.

The Genevieve LaMotte Fund for International Experience

The Genevieve LaMotte Fund provides scholarships to undergraduate students for international experiences.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students in the College of Humanities and Sciences are eligible to apply.

Application Requirements: Applicants must provide 1) H&S Scholarship Information Form, 2) a short essay detailing the benefits of international experiences, 3) proposal for international experience (of any duration).

Application Deadline: April 15th

Award Criteria: Selections will be based on academic standing and financial need. Special consideration will be given to applications showing the transformative nature of international study. 

Apply for this scholarship online using the H&S Scholarship Application Management System.

The Richard Drake Award for Writing

The Richard Drake award is designed to honor excellence in writing within the humanities, with special consideration given to those studying history, literature, philosophy, religion, politics and the classics. Two awards will be given annually: one to a graduate student and one to an undergraduate student.

Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a course in the College of Humanities and Sciences are eligible to apply.

Application Requirements: Applicants must provide 1) H&S Scholarship Information Form, 2) a paper discussing any theme based on a humanistic discipline, 3) a letter of recommendation from a H&S professor.

Please include the following information when submitting the paper: 1) Was this paper for a class? If so, which class; 2) What was your motivation for discussing this topic/theme?; 3) Any other pertinent information that you think may help the Committee in the selection process

Application Deadline: April 15th

Award Criteria: Entrees will be assesed on the basis of excellence in writing, imagination in research, and persuasion of argument. NOTE: Undergraduate papers typically range in length from 10 to 15 pages, while Graduate papers range from 15 to 25 pages.

Apply for this award online using the H&S Scholarship Application Management System.

Previous Richard Drake Award Recipients

Helen Ingersoll Cappadocia and Ezio Cappadocia Travel Scholarship


The Helen Ingersoll Cappadocia and Ezio Cappadocia Travel Scholarship provides annual assistance in support of study abroad experiences for students in the College of Humanities and Sciences. 

Eligibility: Students receiving credit for a study abroad experience

Application Requirements: Applicants must provide 1) H&S Scholarship Information Form, 2) be registered for an accredited study abroad experience through the College of Humanities and Sciences. 

Application Deadline: April 15th

Award Criteria: Selections will be made based on academic standing and financial need.

Apply for this award online using the H&S Scholarship Application Management System.

Henry & Fannie Clift Kain and Daniel & Jessie McKay Scholarship

The Henry and Fannie Clift Kain and Daniel and Jessie McKay Scholarship provides an annual award to undergraduates at UM, with preferential consideration given to those majoring in, or expecting to major in, the social sciences. The scholarship is administered by H&S. 

Application Requirements: Applicants must be majoring in Anthropology, Communication Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, Political Sciences, Psychology or Sociology.

Award Criteria: Selections will be made on the basis of academic standing and financial need. 

For application information, please contact one of departments mentioned above. 

Cail Physical/Bio-Sciences Scholarship

The Cail Physical/Bio-Sciences Scholarship provides annual assistance to undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics or Mathematics. 

Application Requirements: Undgraduate students pursuing degrees in one or more of these disciplines: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Mathematics. Students must maintain a GPA of 3.2 or above. 

Award Criteria: Selection swill be made on the basis of academic standing and financial need. 

For application information, please contact one of departments mentioned above. 

Helen J. Olson Scholarship

The Helen J. Olson Scholarship provides annual awards for students enrolled in the study of literature or history. The scholarship is administered by H&S. 

Application Requirements: Applicants be enrolled in the study of English, History or Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures.

Award Criteria: Selections will be made on the basis of academic standing and financial need.

For application information, please contact the Departments of English, History, or Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures. 

Rose Southworth Megee Scholarship in Literature

The Rose Southworth Megee Scholarship in Literature provides an annual award to literature students in the Departments of English and Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures. The scholarship is administered by H&S. 

Application Requirements: Applicants must be studying literature in either the English or MCLL Departments.

Award Criteria: Selections will be made on the basis of academic standing and financial need. 

For application information, please contact the Departments of English or Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures.

Jim Messina Scholarship for Future Community Problem Solvers

The Jim Messina Scholarship for Future Community Problem Solvers provides annual assistance to UM undergraduate or graduate students in the College of Humanities and Sciences.

Application Requirements: Applicants provide 1) an unoffical transcript, 2) a short essay describing how their education will enable them to solve the difficult problems facing communities today. Applicants must also be students in the College of Humanities and Sciences. 

Award Criteria: In addition to academic standing and financial need, selections will be based on the quality of the essay submission. 

Apply for this award online using the H&S Scholarship Application Management System.

Bill and Jo Reynolds Scholarship

The Bill and Jo Reynolds Scholarship provides merit scholarships to deserving students enrolled in the College of Humanities and Sciences. 

Application Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in the College of Humanities and Sciences.

Award Criteria: Selections will be made on the basis of academic standing and financial need. 

Apply for this award online using the H&S Scholarship Application Management System.

Theodore L., Betty B. and Eileen Fuller Scholarship

The Theodore L., Betty B. and Eileen Fuller Scholarship provides scholarships of at least $1,000 each for undergraduate students in the College of Humanities and Sciences.

Application Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in the College of Humanities and Sciences. Applicants must have completed their freshman year with at least a 3.5 GPA. 

Award Criteria: Selections will be based on academic standing and financial need. 

Apply for this award online using the H&S Scholarship Application Management System.

Wiegenstein Family Fund

The Wiegenstein Family Fund provides scholarships to deserving students in the pre-medicine curriculum in either Chemistry or the Division of Biological Sciences at UM. Every third year, preference shall be given to students who are enrolled members of any American Indian Tribe. The scholarships are administered by H&S. 

Application Requirements: Applicants must be active participants in the pre-medicine curriculum in either Chemistry or the Division of Biological Sciences at UM. 

Award Criteria: Selections will be based on academic standing and financial need. 

For application information, please contact the Department of Chemistry or the Division of Biological Sciences. 

Minnie Spurgin Fullam/Montana Model United Nations Scholarship & Bess Reed and Dallas J. Reed Memorial Model United Nations Scholarship 

The Minnie Spurgin Fullam and Bess Reed & Dallas J. Reed Memorial Scholarships provide annual awards to incoming freshmen at UM who were outstanding high school senior participants in the annual fall Montana Model United Nations Conference.

*No application necessary. Scholarships are awarded at the Montana Model UN Conference.

College of Humanities and Sciences Scholarships by Department

UG - Scholarships designated for undergraduate students only
G - Scholarships designated for graduate students only

African American Studies

UG: Ulysses S. Doss Scholarship

For application information, please visit the African American Studies scholarship page

Anthropology

Thomas W. Haberman Scholarship

UG: Henry and Fannie Clift Kain and Daniel and Jessie McKay Scholarship

UG: Jocelyn Macdonald Barker Scholarship

UG: Dr. Dee C. Taylor and Sylvia Jensen Scholarship

G: Raymond and Mina Keyser Ph.D. Scholarship in Anthropology

For application information, please visit the Anthropology website

Division of Biological Sciences

John S. O'Dell Scholarships

UG: Bill Morrelles Memoral Scholarship

UG: Sam and Nelly Maclay Award

UG: Morris B. Myerowitz Memorial Scholarship

UG: W. K. Kellogg Foundation Scholarship for Medical Technology

G: Clancy Gordon Environmental Scholarship

G: Jack E. Schmautz Graduate Scholarship

G. Robert J. and Carol Anthony Seim Scholarship for Master's Students in Microbiology

G: Dr. Mitsuru J. (Jim) Nakamura Graduate Scholarship in Microbiology

For undergradute scholarship application information, please contact the Biology Program Advisor at biology.advisor@mso.umt.edu. For graduate scholarship application information, please contact Sherrie Wright at sherrie.wright@mso.umt.edu.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Marie Wallace Science Fair Scholarship

Cail Physical/Bio-Sciences Scholarship

UG: Philip and Sandra Barney Scholarship

UG: Louis F. Kinney Chemistry Scholarship

UG: Dr. Richard H. Jesse Family Scholarship

UG: John D. Sullivan Chemistry Scholarship

UG: William P. Cahill Memorial Scholarship

UG: Eugene Davis Opportunity Fund

G: Leland M. Yates Outstanding Teaching Assistant

G: Stanley R. Ames Memorial Scholarship

G: Lola Walsh Anacker Scholarship

G: R. Keith Osterheld and Jean Osterheld Fund

For application information, please visit the Chemistry scholarship page

Communication Studies

UG: Henry and Fannie Clift Kain and Daniel and Jessie McKay Scholarship

Bill and Jo Reynolds Scholarship

Theodore L., Betty B. and Eileen Fuller Scholarship

For application information, please visit the H&S Scholarship Application Management System

Computer Science

UG: J. R. Scholarship for Montana Computer Scientists

UG: Mike McGinley Computer Science Scholarship

UG: TouchAmerica Computer Science Scholarship

For application information, please visit the Computer Science scholarship page

Creative Writing

Alice Passano Hancock Davidson Scholarship

Creative Writing Scholarship

Candice K. Brown Memorial Scholarship in Creative Writing

The Welch Scholarship

Merriam Frontier Award

Margaret Beebe Memorial Scholarship

Nettie Weber Creative Writing Award

UG: Opus Scholarship

G: The Husted-Jones Scholarship for Creative Writing

G: Truman Capote Scholarships

G: Richard Hugo Memorial Scholarship

G: Goedicke/Robinson Scholarship

G: A. B. Guthrie Memorial Fund

G: Greta Wrolstad Travel Award

For application information, please visit the Creative Writing scholarship page

Economics

UG: Henry and Fannie Clift Kain and Daniel and Jessie McKay Scholarship

UG: Louis F. Kinney Economics Scholarship

UG: David R. Paoli and Monica Conrad Paoli Economics Opportunity Fund

G: Martin and Rhoda Farris Scholarship in Economics

G: Economics Graduate Scholarships

For application information, please contact the Economics Department at Stacia.Graham@mso.umt.edu.

English

Helen J. Olson Scholarships

Rose Southworth Megee Scholarship in Literature

UG: Maureen Mansfield Scholarship

UG: Jean Kountz and Hal G. Stearns Scholarship

For application information, please visit the English scholarship page

Environmental Studies

Byron D. And Bernice Dawson Memorial Fund

Brainerd Conservation Fellowships/Internships

UG: Henry and Fannie Clift Kain and Daniel and Jessie McKay Scholarship

G: Wiancko Environmental Studies Scholarship

G: Wyss Scholars for Conservation in the American West

G: Tom Roy Family Scholarship in Environmental Studies

G: Ron and Nancy Erickson Scholarship in Environmental Studies

G: Leonard and Sandy Sargent Environmental Studies Graduate Fellowship

For application information to these and other scholarship opportunities, please visit the Environmental Studies scholarship page

Geography

Darshan S. and Jeety Kang Geography Scholarship

Harold Bockemuehl Scholarship

UG: Henry and Fannie Clift Kain and Daniel and Jessie McKay Scholarship

For application information, please visit the Geography scholarship page

Geosciences

Geosciences Alumnus Scholarship

UG: Norman Knapp Undergraduate Scholarship in Geosciences

UG: Robert and Eleanor Weidman Scholarship in Geology

For application information, please visit the Geosciences scholarship page

History

Helen J. Olson Scholarships

Summerfield Baldridge History Scholarships

UG: Paul Lauren Human Rights Scholarship

UG: Edward Earl Bennett Memorial Scholarship

UG: Professor Robert O. Lindsay Scholarship

UG: Scott Allen Meyer Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in American History

UG: Harold E. Blinn Scholarship in History

UG: Jules A. Karlin History Scholarship for Seniors

UG: Jules A. Karlin History Scholarship for Juniors

G: John T. McNay Sr. Award in History

G: The George M. and Jane I. Dennison Doctoral Fellowship Endowment

G: Frederic G. Renner Western American History Scholarship

For undergraduate application information, please visit the History undergraduate scholarship page. For infromation regarding teaching assistanceships, fellowships and research grants please visit the History graduate student page

Liberal Studies

Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Anderson Scholarship

For application information, please contact the Liberal Studies Department at stewart.justman@mso.umt.edu.

Mathematical Sciences

Ernest R. and Josephine (Buergey) Anderson Mathematics Scholarship

Cail Physical/Bio-Sciences Scholarship

UG: Carolyn and Johnny Lott Elementary Education Scholarship

UG: Duane A. and Kathleen M. Adams Scholarship

UG: Undergraduate Math Scholars Program/Teaching Scholars Awards

UG: George and Dorothy Bryan Endowment

UG: Mac Johnson Family Endowment

G: William (Bill) Myers Mathematics Scholarship

For application information, please visit the Mathematical Sciences scholarship page

Military Science

Colonel Raymond Lewis ROTC Scholarship

Colonel Raymond Lewis/Butte High School Scholarship

Frank W. Milburn Memorial

Colonel Sam A. and Kathleen A. Roberts Military Science Fund

UG: Mrs. K Memorial Scholarship

UG: Jason Erik Lidholm Army ROTC Scholarship

UG: Colonel Tom and Frances Davis Scholarship

UG: Ibsen United States Army ROTC Scholarship

For application information, please contact the Military Science Department at glory.bloodartis@mso.umt.edu.

Modern & Classical Languages and Literatures

Montana German Heritage Scholarship

Helen J. Olson Scholarships

Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures General Scholarship

Rose Southworth Megee Scholarship

Louise Lilly McBride Scholarship

Henry and Marguerite Ephron Award in Modern Languages

Henry and Marguerite Ephron Award in Classical Languages

UG: Powell German Scholarship

UG: Robert M. Burgess Memorial Scholarship

UG: The Flightner Scholarship

UG: Edith B. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship

UG: Phil Maloney Memorial Scholarship

For application information, please visit the MCLL scholarship page

Native American Studies

Native American General Scholarship Fund

Fred and Kay Voget Scholarship

Viola O'Connor Memorial Scholarship

Elouise Cobell Memorial Scholarship

Thomas R. and Constance J. McQuillan Montana Promise Award

Owen D. and Ruth Stetson Speer Scholarship

Anna Marie Lucas Scholarship

George M. and Jane I. Dennison Scholarship

The Gerhard J. and Ursula G. Von der Ruhr Native American Scholarship

Alice M. Phillips Scholarship

Peter Left Hand Award

George Pease Native American Scholarship

Kate and Russell Stark Memorial Fund

Knute W. Bergan Scholarship

Alan P. Merriam Scholarship

Bonnie Heavy Runner Award

Burt and Eva Spaulding Scholarship and Opportunity Endowment

Marion E. Garess Scholarship

Hilemann Family Scholarship

Carl McFarland Scholarship

Julia Hendrickson Staffanson Scholarship

UG: Ralph E. and Hulda M. Fields Native American Scholarship

UG: Don McGonigle Scholarship

UG: Earl Old Person Scholarship

UG: Dennis and Gretchen Eck Native American Scholarship

UG: Francis and Florence Jones Greaves Native American Scholarship

G: Helen Roberti Native American Graduate Scholarship

G: Helen Roberti Humanities Graduate Scholarship for Native American Students

G: Sappenfield Scholarship

For application information, please visit the Native American Studies scholarship page

Philosophy

UG: Cynthia Herbig Award

For application information, please contact the Philosophy Department at paul.muench@umontana.edu.

Physics & Astronomy

Earnest R. Anderson and Josephine (Buergey) Anderson Physics Scholarship

Cail Physical/Bio-Sciences Scholarship

UG: Shallenberger/Alumni Association Scholarship in Physics

For application information, please visit the Physics & Astronomy website

Political Science

Sue Grebeldinger Scholarship

Jim Messina Scholarship for Future Community Problem Solvers*

Thomas Payne Memorial Scholarship

Maud and Grover Waldron Scholarship

H. David and Joyce E. Hunt Public Policy Scholarship

James P. and Margaret B. Brennan Scholarship

UG: Henry and Fannie Clift Kain and Daniel and Jessie McKay Scholarship

UG: E. Paul Sliter Memorial Scholarship

UG: James A. Messina Scholarship

UG: Alan D. Robertson Memorial Scholarship

UG: Anthony "Tony" Allen Newberry (Doohan) Scholarship

UG: Minnie Spurgine Fullam/Montana Model United Nations Scholarship

UG: Bess Reed and Dallas J. Reed Memorial Model United Nations Scholarships

For application information, please visit the Political Science scholarship page. *To apply for the Jim Messina Scholarship for Future Community Problem Solvers, please visit the H&S Scholarship Application Management System

Pre-Medical Sciences Scholarships

UG: Rocky Mountain Eye Center Scholarship

UG: Wiegenstein Family Fund

UG: Bernice A. Gleed Scholarship

UG: Donald M. Hetler Pre-Medicine Scholarship

For application information, please contact Kerry Bright at biology.advisor@mso.umt.edu.

Pre-Nursing Scholarships

Mary L. Cobb Memorial Scholarship

Ruth E. Bennett Memorial Scholarship

For application information, please visit the UM Pre-Nursing Program website

Psychology

UG: Henry and Fannie Clift Kain and Daniel and Jessie McKay Scholarship

G: Dr. and Mrs. Morton D. Greenberger Scholarship

For application information, please contact the Psychology Department at christine.fiore@mso.umt.edu.

Sociology

UG: Henry and Fannie Clift Kain and Daniel and Jessie McKay Scholarship

UG: Albert Blumenthal Scholarship

UG: Eloise Baird Boldt Memorial Sociology Scholarship

For application information, please visit the Sociology website

Women's and Gender Studies

UG: Louise Green-Elizabeth Smith Undergraduate Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies

For application information, please visit the Women's and Gender Studies website


External Scholarships

Director of External Scholarships and Advising
laure.pengellydrake@umontana.edu
(406) 243-6140; DHC 102

Fulbright Scholarship

Deadline: Beginning of October

Criteria: The Fulbright Foundation awards grants to outstanding students for study and research abroad. Students receiving the Fulbright Scholarship must have completed an undergraduate degree before beginning their Fulbright year. 

Contact: Dr. Elizabeth Ametsbichler

Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures

Office: LA 332

Phone: (406) 243-5001

Email: liz.ametsbichler@mso.umt.edu

Rhodes Scholarship

Deadline: Mid-September

Criteria: The Rhodes Scholarship awards outstanding seniors and recent graduates up to two years of study at the University of Oxford. UM has produced 28 Rhodes Scholars to rank nineteenth in the nation and fifth among public universities. 

Contact: Dr. Bridget Clarke

Department of Philosophy

Office: LA 159

Phone: (406) 243-5314

Email: bclarke@mso.umt.edu

Other Scholarship Opportunities