The priority deadline for CatScholarships was February 1st, 2023. If you have questions about your application please contact Financial Aid. 


Please visit the Cat Scholarships page, to find more information about the following scholarships (you may need to search from the keywords of "film and photography").

Andrew F. Evans Memorial Scholarship
Carl Swartz Scholarship
March Tatom Murray Memorial Scholarship
Max J. and Alice V. Hunke Scholarship
Ron Roe Memorial Scholarship
Salah Sayed Ahmed Film Scholarship
School of Film and Photography General Support Scholarship
School of Film and Photography Scholarship

Other Important Film & Photography Scholarships and Grants:

  • Freshman Portfolio Scholarship(for incoming freshman)

    • The scholarship application is opens on November 1st. The application is due by March 15th.  
    • Scholarships will be awarded to prospective freshmen based on a written statement, originality, creative energy, and relative accomplishment of the work submitted.
  • Student Opportunity Grants in the College of Arts & Architecture 

    • Student Opportunity Grants are given to students pursuing unique opportunities that will further their education and future career. 

Questions or concerns? Please contact Shelley Fleming at or (406) 994-2484.

Applying for MSU Scholarship Opportunities:  

Montana Resident Freshman Scholarships

Non-Resident Freshman Scholarships

Non-Resident Transfer Scholarships

Montana Resident Transfer Scholarships


*General scholarship information is available from the Office of Admissions at Montana State University. Please contact the Office of Admissions via e-mail or call 1 (888) 678-2287 or 1-(888)-MSU-CATS.

External Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships

To contribute to the School of Film & Photography or to any of the scholarships listed, please contact the MSU Foundation at:

MSU Foundation

1501 South 11th Avenue
P.O. Box 172750
Bozeman, MT 59717-2750

Tel: (406) 994-2053
Fax: (406) 994-6081
Toll Free: (800) 457-1696

To make a gift online, please go to Online Giving. You can specify the School of Film and Photography as the recipient of your donation. We graciously thank you for your support!