The primary goal of the MSU-Northern Alumni Foundation is to support Northern and it's students. Nearly 79 percent of our student body receives some sort of scholarship assistance. With assets over two million, the Foundation awards more than $190,000 in campus-based scholarships each year.
Carla Albrecht Memorial Scholarship
Carla Albrecht was a lifelong courageous fighter and survivor of cancer and spent her final months in the care of amazing nurses. Her family and friends want to recognize those who show a commitment to nursing because of all they did for her. The Carla Albrecht Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a nursing student who has been accepted into the Nursing Program at MSU-Northern.
Alumni Graduate Student Scholarship
Awarded to a student who will be attending MSU-Northern as a graduate student during the next academic school year and attending on the Havre campus. Must be enrolled at least half time (6 or more credits).
Dr. Jebediah Gaffney Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Jebediah Gaffney was a very caring professor at Northern. He had the affinity to meet people anywhere and make friends easily. Jebediah quickly became a favorite professor among the students. He was adventuresome and truly loved Northern for its different environment. Jebediah was particularly interested in addiction counseling and juvenile offender intervention and hoped to work with the Native American communities nearby.
To apply for these scholarships, contact the Foundation office or the Financial Aid office. More information on different types of aid and other scholarships are available on the Financial Aid website.
Other Scholarships awarded through the Foundation
Through endowments and planned giving, the MSU-Northern Foundation is able to provide 44 - $1,000 Presidential Scholarships to help recruit Montana High School seniors of high academic standing. These renewable scholarships are awarded regardless of financial need, bringing Montana’s finest to MSU-Northern.