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Montana 10 is a four-year Montana University System scholarship and program at the University of Montana Western. The program offers academic, social, and financial support designed to help students succeed in college.

Students who become Montana 10 Scholars will be part of a special group of students all across Montana leading the way in a new way of doing college—a kind of college where students have the financial support they need, a community that knows them and supports them as individuals, and the specialized academic support that will help them to achieve their education goals and successfully launch their careers.

What Montana 10 Offers for your Success

We know that college is a big commitment. Being a Montana 10 Scholar will mean that you’ll have a lot more support and resources in helping you achieve your academic and career goals. As a Montana 10 Scholar, you will be more likely to graduate on time, with less debt, and with excellent preparation for your chosen career. This will set you up for professional and personal success throughout life.

Montana 10 Benefits

  1. Special Montana 10 advisor who knows you and your goals
  2. All Montana 10 students receive a scholarship that is applicable to tuition and mandatory fees for Fall and Spring semesters
  3. A $250 textbook stipend every semester
  4. A monthly incentive worth $50
  5. Academic coaching specifically for Montana 10 Scholars
  6. Dedicated orientation program for Montana 10 Scholars
  7. Freshman seminar course specifically designed to successfully launch your college career
  8. A full-time schedule (32 credits per year)
  9. Specialized math and writing courses
  10. Career development workshops to prepare you for your chosen career after graduation

Contact Information

Suzanne Forrester
MT10 Director and Advisor
Main Hall 214
[email protected]

Helpful Links

How to Apply/Eligibility

Expectations of MT10 Scholars


MT10 Academic Momentum

MT10 Purpose and Belonging

MT10 Financial Support

Montana 10 is a Pilot Project

Montana 10 is part of a study being conducted by the Montana University System and the research group MDRC. Space is limited in the program. If you are interested in and eligible for the program and study, you can enter a lottery for a spot in Montana 10. We expect that just over half of those who apply will be able to participate in Montana 10 this year.

To learn more about the program and study, ask questions, confirm your eligibility, or complete the Final Application, please reach out to me directly at [email protected].

Contact Information

Montana 10


Main Hall 214




[email protected]