Theo Van Alst
The University of Montana's Native American Studies Department is dedicated to promoting high academic achievement among Native American students and assisting them with reaching their educational goals. To uphold this objective, scholarships are awarded each year to undergraduate and graduate students in various University of Montana-Missoula and Missoula College majors. Scholarship funds are limited and the selection process is competitive. All Native American students admitted to The University of Montana are encouraged to apply. Please visit the UM Scholarship Portal for all scholarships and information.
Please carefully read through the online application before you begin completing the scholarship application.
Only one application needs to be submitted,the scholarship committee matches qualified applicants with the appropriate scholarship (see Scholarship Descriptions for more information).
You will NOT be able to save the online application so it is recommended that you haveall required documents saved BEFORE beginning the application.
DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted online by 5:00p.m. on March 22nd
Please address the following topic: Discuss what you plan to do with a college degree, and why you think the University of Montana is the place for you to earn that degree.
One (1) letter should come from a non-relative who can comment on your academic abilities and accomplishments. The letter should be current and written within the last year.
Native American Student Scholarship Committee
Native American Studies Department
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812
(May be unofficial)
Verification of tribal enrollment or descendency
or stop in NAC 112